Brian Cahill

2020-2021: Chair, Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning & Transit Committee

Legislator,
District No. 4 - Town of Kingston, Town of Ulster

Contact Information

Where: 
Post Office Box 1800
Kingston, NY 12402
Phone: 
(845) 336-5217

Legislative Information

Party Enrollment: 
Democrat
Party Affiliation: 
Democrat

Background -+

Brian was born and raised in Kingston in a politically active family. He has lived in district 4 in the Town of Ulster for over 40 years. Brian is married with one adult daughter.  Brian raised his family here, his daughter went to school here.  Brian has worked at IBM for over 35 years where he is a development engineer.  For 10 years, he worked down the street from his house at IBM in Ulster before it closed.  In Brian's previous tenure as a County Legislator they introduced the County Charter and ensured a smooth transition to the new form of Government. The new Legislature brought many innovations into the County Government including a greater environmental awareness by creating a Department of the Environment. They also introduced employee background checks, no smoking on county properties policy, attempted the first plastic shopping bag ban which finally passed 10 years later.  Brian will focus on Economic Development and improving efficiencies using data analysis in county operations in the coming term while actively participating in all aspects of the County Legislature. 

Previous Legislative experience:

  • Ulster County Legislature 2006 -2009
  • Ulster County Legislature Majority Leader 2008-2009

Brian has served on several boards over the years including: 

  • UC - Ethics Board 
  • UC -  Inter-agency on Domestic Violence 
  • UC -  Economic Development Board
  • UC -  Commission on Periodic Compensation Review
  • Town of Ulster -  Town Hall Committee

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2020-2021 Attendance

Attended

Meeting of the
Mon, Jan 11, 2021
Meeting of the
Tue, Dec 15, 2020
Meeting of the
Tue, Dec 8, 2020
Meeting of the
Tue, Dec 1, 2020
Meeting of the
Tue, Nov 17, 2020
Meeting of the
Thu, Nov 12, 2020
Meeting of the
Tue, Nov 10, 2020
Meeting of the
Mon, Nov 9, 2020

Absent

No absences recorded

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Attendance from previous terms

Attended

2020-2021

Meeting of the
Mon, Jan 11, 2021
Meeting of the
Tue, Dec 15, 2020
Meeting of the
Tue, Dec 8, 2020
Meeting of the
Tue, Dec 1, 2020
Meeting of the
Tue, Nov 17, 2020
Meeting of the
Thu, Nov 12, 2020
Meeting of the
Tue, Nov 10, 2020
Meeting of the
Mon, Nov 9, 2020

Absent

No absences recorded

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2021 Votes

Yes Votes

Wed, Mar 3, 2021 Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 145
Wed, Mar 3, 2021 Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 146
Wed, Mar 3, 2021 Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 147
Wed, Mar 3, 2021 Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 99
Wed, Mar 3, 2021 Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 148
Wed, Mar 3, 2021 Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 117
Wed, Mar 3, 2021 Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 149
Wed, Mar 3, 2021 Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 131
Wed, Mar 3, 2021 Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 150
Wed, Mar 3, 2021 Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 133

No Votes

No votes recorded

Abstained

No votes recorded

Vote Not Recorded

No votes recorded

Sponsored legislation from previous terms

2020

  • Approving The Execution Of A Contract Amendment For $16,238.25, Causing The Aggregate Contract Plus Amendment Amount To Be In Excess Of $50,000.00 Entered Into By The County – National Business Equipment, LLC – Information Services
  • Approving The Execution Of A Contract Amendment For $58,805.59 Entered Into By The County – R T B, Inc. D/B/A Continuum Systems – Information Services
  • Appointing Alternate Member To The Ulster County Planning Board – Town Of Rochester – Ulster County Planning Department
  • Setting A Public Hearing On The Sale And/Or Transfer Of Lands Owned By Ulster County Located At Enterprise West, Town of Ulster To Be Held On Monday, January 11, 2021 At 6:20 PM
  • Approving The Execution Of A Contract For $382,750.00 Entered Into By The County – Cubic Creative, Inc. D/B/A Belo + Company – Department Of Tourism
  • Approving The Execution Of A Contract Amendment For $42,714.00, Causing The Aggregate Contract Plus Amendment Amount To Be In Excess Of $50,000.00 Entered Into By The County – Tyler Technologies, Inc., F/K/A New World Systems Corporation – Information Services
  • Reappointing Member And Alternate To The Ulster County Planning Board – Town Of Olive – Ulster County Planning Department
  • Authorizing The Chair Of The Ulster County Legislature To Extend An Intermunicipal Agreement With The Town Of New Paltz To Provide Public Transit Service To The New Paltz Area (New Paltz LOOP) – Department Of Public Transportation (Ulster County Area Transit)
  • Approving A Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan – Department Of Public Transportation (Ulster County Area Transit)
  • Authorizing Purchase Of Buses, For The County Of Ulster, New York, At A Maximum Estimated Cost Of $1,749,092.00, And Authorizing The Issuance Of $1,749,092.00 Bonds Of Said County To Pay The Cost Thereof
  • Amending Capital Project No. 529 (Purchase Of Mass Transit Buses And Related Equipment) And Amending The 2020 Capital Fund Budget – Ulster County Area Transportation (UCAT)
  • Supporting A Grant Application To The NYS Department Of Transportation To Apply, Accept And Administer Public Transportation Accelerated Transit Capital Program For Upstate Public Transportation Sponsors To Rehabilitate, Restore and Modernize Public Transit Assets, And Authorizing The Ulster County...
  • Supporting A Grant Application To The NYS Department Of Transportation To Apply, Accept And Administer Public Transportation Modernization And Enhancement Funding For Bus & Bus Facilities Capital Investment Program And Authorizing The Ulster County Executive To Execute Any Required Applications...
  • Supporting A Grant Application To The Federal Transit Administration To Apply, Accept And Administer Section 5311(b)(3) Funding For Bus Replacements And Authorizing The Ulster County Executive To Execute Any Required Applications Or Agreements To Accept Funding- Ulster County Area Transit (UCAT)
  • Authorizing The Chair Of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute An Agreement With The New York State Department Of Transportation – To Accept The New York State Share For Mass Transportation Projects For Federal Fiscal Year 2020-2021 - Department Of Public Transportation (Ulster County Area...
  • Amending The 2020 Ulster County Budget To Adjust The Annual Salary Of The Director of Tourism
  • Confirming Appointment Of Tim Weidemann As Director Of Economic Development
  • Confirming Appointment Of Lisa Berger As Director Of Tourism
  • Approving The Execution Of A Contract Amendment For $68,778.39 Entered Into By The County – Tyler Technologies, Inc. – Information Services
  • Approving The Execution Of A Contract Amendment For $23,474.50, Causing The Aggregate Contract Plus Amendment Amount To Be In Excess Of $50,000.00 Entered Into By The County – Assetworks LLC – Information Services
  • Authorizing The Chair Of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute An Agreement With The New York State Education Department’s Adult Career And Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation And Employment And Training For Reimbursement Through The Work-Try-Out Program For Federal Fiscal...
  • Approving The Execution Of A Contract Amendment In Excess Of $50,000.00 Entered Into By The County – National Business Equipment, LLC – Information Services
  • Approving The Execution Of A Contract In Excess Of $50,000.00 Entered Into By The County – Ulster County Economic Development Alliance, Inc. – Office Of Economic Development
  • Adopting The Inclusion Of Additional Lands In Agricultural Districts Within Ulster County As Recommended By The Ulster County Agricultural And Farmland Protection Board – Department Of Planning
  • Authorizing A Grant Application To The Federal Transit Administration To Apply, Accept and Administer 5307 Funds Transferred from the Rural Transportation Assistance Program-Section 5311(b)(3) For Operating Assistance And Authorizing The Ulster County Executive To Execute Any Required Applications...
  • Approving The Execution Of A Contract In Excess Of $50,000.00 Entered Into By The County – Barton & Loguidice, D.P.C. – Planning Department
  • Approving The Execution Of A Contract Amendment In Excess Of $50,000.00 Entered Into By The County – United Way of Ulster County, Inc. – Employment And Training
  • Approving The Execution Of A Contract Amendment In Excess Of $50,000.00 Entered Into By The County – Gioia P. Ambrette, Inc. D/B/A Newcastle Communications – Information Services
  • Approving The Execution Of A Contract Amendment Causing The Aggregate Contract Plus Amendment Amount To Be In Excess Of $50,000.00 Entered Into By The County – Alindus, Inc. – Information Services
  • Authorizing The Chair of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute An Agreement With The Town Of Shandaken For The Direct Invoicing Of Bus Fares For Shandaken Summer Day Camp Students – Department Of Public Transportation (Ulster County Area Transit)
  • Authorizing The Required Steps For The Transfer Of Real Property Owned By Ulster County And Located On Golden Hill, City Of Kingston To The Ulster County Housing Development Corporation – Department Of Planning
  • Scheduling A Public Hearing As Required Under Article 25AA Of The Agriculture And Markets Law, On The Addition Of Lands To Agricultural Districts, To Be Held August 11, 2020 At 6:30 PM, Or As Soon Thereafter As The Public Can Be Heard, And Providing Direct Notice To Affected Municipalities –...
  • Authorizing Track Removal For The Ulster County Midtown Linear Park (PIN 8761.82) In The City Of Kingston – Department Of Planning
  • Supporting A Grant Application To The Federal Transit Administration To Apply, Accept And Administer 5307 Urbanized Area Funds And 5307 Funds Transferred From The Rural Transportation Assistance Program-Section 5311(b)(3) Under The Coronavirus Aid, Relief And Economic Security (CARES) Act For...
  • Approving The Execution Of A Contract In Excess Of $50,000.00 Entered Into By The County – United Way of Ulster County Inc. – Office Of Employment And Training
  • Approving The Execution Of A Contract In Excess Of $50,000.00 Entered Into By The County – United Way of Ulster County Inc. – Office Of Employment And Training
  • Approving The Execution Of A Contract Amendment In Excess Of $50,000.00 Entered Into By The County – Tyler Technologies, Inc. – Information Services
  • Authorizing The Chair Of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute An Intermunicipal Agreement For The Sharing Of Information Relating To Short-Term Rental Properties With The Town Of Kingston – Department Of Finance
  • Authorizing The Chair Of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute An Intermunicipal Agreement For The Sharing Of Information Relating To Short-Term Rental Properties With The Town Of Ulster – Department Of Finance
  • Authorizing The Chair Of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute An Easement Agreement With The City Of Kingston For The Ulster County Midtown Linear Park (PIN 8761.82) In The City Of Kingston – Department Of Planning
  • Appointing And Reappointing Members To The Ulster County Industrial Development Agency Board of Directors
  • Approving The Execution Of A Contract In Excess Of $50,000.00 Entered Into By The County – The Offset House, Inc. D/B/A Catamount Color – Department Of Tourism
  • Confirming Appointment Of Sajaa Ahmed As The Director Of The Department Of Transportation For The County Of Ulster
  • Authorizing The Chair Of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute An Agreement With The New York State Department Of Transportation To Accept New York State Funds For Ulster And Dutchess County Public Transit Service (LINK) – Department Of Public Transportation (Ulster County Area Transit) (UCAT)
  • Authorizing The County’s Share Of The Cost Of The Purchase And Installation Of Electric Bus Charging Equipment, For The County Of Ulster, New York, At A Maximum Estimated Cost Of $256,606.00, And Authorizing The Issuance Of $256,606.00 Bonds Of Said County To Pay The Cost Thereof
  • Authorizing The Chair of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute A Customer Project Commitment With The New York Power Authority (NYPA) For The Implementation Of Electric Bus Charging Infrastructure Phase I And Amending The 2020-2025 Capital Program And Establishing Capital Project 568 -...
  • Supporting A Grant Application To The NYS Department Of Transportation To Apply, Accept And Administer Public Transportation Modernization And Enhancement Funding For Bus & Bus Facilities Capital Investment Program And Authorizing The Ulster County Executive To Execute Any Required Applications...
  • Reappointing Member To The Ulster County Planning Board – Town of Wawarsing
  • Appointing Alternate Member To The Ulster County Planning Board – Town Of Ulster
  • Reappointing Member And Alternate Member To The Ulster County Planning Board – City Of Kingston
  • Authorizing The Chair Of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute An Inter-Municipal Shared Services Agreement With The City Of Kingston For Economic Development Services – Department Of Economic Development
  • Approving The Execution Of A Contract Amendment In Excess Of $50,000.00 Entered Into By The County – Spacesaver Systems, Inc. D/B/A Infolinx System Solutions – Information Services
  • Authorizing The Chair Of The Ulster County Legislature To Request That The New York State Department Of Transportation Release Jurisdiction Over Unused Highway Lands Along Route 9W (Ulster Avenue) In The Town Of Ulster, At And Adjoining 1905 Ulster Avenue – Department Of Planning
  • Authorizing The Chair Of The Ulster County Legislature To Apply For Grant Funding To The New York State Department Of Agriculture And Markets To Develop An Agricultural And Farmland Protection Plan For Ulster County – Department Of Planning
  • Confirming Appointment Of Lisa M. Berger As Director Of Economic Development

This legislator has no sponsored legislation.

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Votes from previous terms

Yes Votes

2020-2021

No Votes

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Abstained

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Vote Not Recorded

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