Herbert Litts, III


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Legislator Herbert Litts, III is a true Renaissance man.  He is currently working as a civil engineer, a project manager, an adjunct professor, and a farmer.  Herb was named New York State Southern Region Engineer of the Year in 2009-2010 by the New York State Association of Transportation Engineers. Today, he works as an Assistant Vice President/Construction Quality Assurance Manager at GPI/ Greenman - Pedersen, Inc. where one of his current projects is the oversight of the Tappan Zee Bridge Replacement.

Herb has spent his entire career as a public servant; working for twenty-five years at the New York State Department of Transportation, followed by eight and a half years at the New York State Thruway Authority, and retiring as the Assistant Division Director-Engineering Services; where he was responsible for a construction management unit with a capital program in excess of $460 million per year. 

During his career with the DOT, most of Herb’s experience was in the geotechnical and construction fields. Herb has offered expert witness testimony for several DOT cases and has provided extensive training to professional engineering audiences, preparatory PE exam classes and professional conferences. While Herb has been involved with many multi-million dollar projects with the Department and Thruway, he is most enthusiastic and fascinated by the largest engineering undertaking in history – the Central Artery Tunnel – better known as the ‘Big Dig’.

Before running for the Legislature in 2013, Herb served as a member of the Town of Lloyd Zoning Board of Appeals, the Town Planning Board and as a Town Councilman; where he earned a reputation as a thoughtful problem solver and taxpayer advocate.

He is an active supporter of many community groups.  He has braved icy waters in the Annual Polar Plunge to Benefit the Special Olympics for 10 years and recently accepted the County Executive’s invitation to join his Veterans Advisory Committee.

Herb graduated from Our Lady of Lourdes in Louisville, Kentucky before receiving his degree in Civil Engineering from Manhattan College.  He lives with his two daughters on their Highland farm.

Terms Served

2014-2015, 2016-2017

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2018-2019 Attendance

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Attendance from previous terms

Attended

2016-2017

Mon, Oct 23, 2017
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Tue, Oct 17, 2017
Wed, Oct 4, 2017
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Tue, Sep 19, 2017
Wed, Sep 6, 2017
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Tue, Aug 15, 2017
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Tue, Aug 8, 2017
Thu, Aug 3, 2017

2014-2015

Wed, Oct 7, 2015
Mon, Oct 5, 2015
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Tue, Sep 15, 2015
Mon, Sep 14, 2015
Tue, Sep 1, 2015
Mon, Aug 31, 2015
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2016-2017

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2014-2015

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Wed, Oct 14, 2015
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2018 Votes

Yes Votes

Mon, Jan 8, 2018 Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 1
Mon, Jan 8, 2018 Committee Vote to Refer Resolution No. 8 to the Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning and Transit Committee
Mon, Jan 8, 2018 Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 6
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Sponsored legislation from previous terms

2017

  • Approving The Execution Of A Contract In Excess Of $50,000.00 Entered Into By The County – Key Construction Services, LLC – Department Of Public Works
  • Approving The Execution Of A Contract In Excess Of $50,000.00 Entered Into By The County – Kasselman Electric Company, Inc. – Department Of Public Works
  • Approving The Execution Of A Contract In Excess Of $50,000.00 Entered Into By The County – S&L Plumbing And Heating Corp. – Department Of Public Works
  • Approving The Execution Of A Contract In Excess Of $50,000.00 Entered Into By The County – Titan Roofing, Inc. – Department Of Public Works
  • Approving The Execution Of A Contract In Excess Of $50,000.00 Entered Into By The County – Vamco Sheet Metal, Inc. – Department Of Public Works
  • Authorizing The Renovation Of The Business Resource Center, In And For The County Of Ulster, New York, At A Maximum Estimated Cost Of $9,246,410.00, And Authorizing The Issuance Of $7,963,910.00 Additional Bonds Of Said County To Pay The Cost Thereof
  • Amending The 2017 Capital Fund Budget For Capital Project 494 - Business Resource Center Renovations To Accommodate Family Court – Public Works (Buildings and Grounds)
  • Approving A Project Labor Agreement For Capital Project No. 494 - Business Resource Center Renovations To Accommodate Family Court – Department Of Purchasing And Department Of Public Works

2016

  • Reappointing – Commissioner Of Elections
  • Appointing and Re-Appointing Members To The Ulster County Industrial Development Agency Board of Directors

2015

  • Amending Resolution No. 275 Of 2014, Establishing A Policy For A “Rail With Trail” Along The County-Owned Ulster And Delaware Railroad Corridor
  • Proclaiming October 2015 As Dyslexia Awareness Month In Ulster County

2014

  • Appointing A Member To The Ulster County Industrial Development Agency Board of Directors
  • Appointing A Member To The Ulster County Industrial Development Agency Board of Directors
  • Appointing A Member To The Ulster County Industrial Development Agency Board of Directors
  • Re-Appointing A Member To The Ulster County Industrial Development Agency Board of Directors
  • Re-Appointing A Member To The Ulster County Industrial Development Agency Board of Directors
  • Re-Appointing A Member To The Ulster County Industrial Development Agency Board of Directors
  • Re-Appointing A Member To The Ulster County Industrial Development Agency Board of Directors
  • Reappointing – Commissioner Of Elections
  • Amending The Rules Of Order To Require Participation On Standing Committees
  • Designation Of Official Newspapers
  • Appointing A Clerk Of The Ulster County Legislature

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Votes from previous terms

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