John R. Parete

2016-2017, Chairman, Government Efficiency and Review

2014-2015, Chairman, Ulster County Legislature

2012 - 2013, Deputy Chairman, Public Works and Capital Projects Committee

Legislator,
District No. 22 - Towns of Denning, Hardenburgh, Olive and Shandaken

Legislative Information

Party Affiliation: 
Democrat

Terms Served

2014-2015, 2016-2017

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2018-2019 Attendance

Attended

No attendances recorded

Absent

No absences recorded

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Attendance from previous terms

Attended

2016-2017

Mon, Dec 18, 2017
Meeting of the
Wed, Dec 6, 2017
Meeting of the
Wed, Nov 15, 2017
Meeting of the
Tue, Nov 14, 2017
Meeting of the
Mon, Oct 23, 2017
Meeting of the
Tue, Oct 17, 2017
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
Meeting of the
Tue, Sep 19, 2017
Meeting of the
Wed, Sep 13, 2017
Meeting of the
Tue, Aug 15, 2017

2014-2015

Meeting of the
Tue, Dec 15, 2015
Meeting of the
Wed, Dec 9, 2015
Meeting of the
Tue, Nov 17, 2015
Meeting of the
Tue, Nov 17, 2015
Mon, Nov 16, 2015
Meeting of the
Tue, Nov 10, 2015
Meeting of the
Tue, Nov 10, 2015
Meeting of the
Tue, Oct 20, 2015
Meeting of the
Tue, Oct 20, 2015

Absent

2016-2017

Meeting of the
Tue, Jul 12, 2016
Meeting of the
Tue, Aug 9, 2016
Meeting of the
Wed, Nov 16, 2016
Meeting of the
Thu, Nov 17, 2016
Meeting of the
Tue, Dec 13, 2016
Meeting of the
Tue, Dec 12, 2017

2014-2015

Meeting of the
Wed, Jul 9, 2014
Meeting of the
Thu, Nov 6, 2014
Meeting of the
Mon, Nov 9, 2015
Meeting of the
Thu, Nov 12, 2015

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2018 Votes

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Sponsored legislation from previous terms

2017

  • Approving Ulster County’s 2018 STOP DWI Program Plan And Authorizing The Chairman Of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute All Inter-Municipal Agreements Required Under The Plan– Department Of Probation, STOP-DWI Division
  • Authorizing The Chairman Of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute An Inter-municipal Agreement With Various Municipalities For The Operation Of U.C.E.R.T (Ulster County Emergency Response Team) – Ulster County Sheriff
  • Recommending Appointments To The Community Advisory Panel Of The Olympic Regional Development Authority
  • Amending Resolution No. 319 Of 2001, Amending The Policy Of The County Of Ulster With Regard To Project Labor Agreements
  • Amending Resolution No. 319 Of 2001, Amending The Policy Of The County Of Ulster With Regard To Project Labor Agreements
  • Amending Resolution No. 319 Of 2001, Amending The Policy Of The County Of Ulster With Regard To Project Labor Agreements
  • Amending Resolution No. 319 Of 2001, Amending The Policy Of The County Of Ulster With Regard To Project Labor Agreements
  • Adopting The Principles Of §446.13 Of The New York Code Of Rules And Regulations As The Policy Of Ulster County
  • Adopting Proposed Local Law No. 4 Of 2017, (A Local Law To Provide For The Collection Of Village Real Property Taxes)
  • Adopting Proposed Local Law No. 4 Of 2017, (A Local Law To Provide For The Collection Of Village Real Property Taxes)
  • Adopting Proposed Local Law No. 4 Of 2017, (A Local Law To Provide For The Collection Of Village Real Property Taxes)
  • Adopting Proposed Local Law No. 4 Of 2017, (A Local Law To Provide For The Collection Of Village Real Property Taxes)
  • Adopting Proposed Local Law No. 4 Of 2017, (A Local Law To Provide For The Collection Of Village Real Property Taxes)
  • Adopting Proposed Local Law No. 4 Of 2017, (A Local Law To Provide For The Collection Of Village Real Property Taxes)
  • Authorizing The Frost Valley Road S-Turn Project, In And For The County Of Ulster, New York, At A Maximum Estimated Cost Of $1,880,000.00, And Authorizing The Issuance Of $230,000.00 Bonds Of Said County To Pay Part Of The Cost Thereof
  • Establishing Capital Project No. 504 – Frost Valley Road S-Turn Project – Amending the 2017-2022 Capital Program - Public Works (Highways And Bridges)
  • Requiring The Payment Of A Living Wage To Employees Of Contractors And Sub-Contractors That Provide Services To The County Of Ulster
  • Requiring The Payment Of A Living Wage To Employees Of Contractors And Sub-Contractors That Provide Services To The County Of Ulster
  • Requiring The Payment Of A Living Wage To Employees Of Contractors And Sub-Contractors That Provide Services To The County Of Ulster
  • Requiring The Payment Of A Living Wage To Employees Of Contractors And Sub-Contractors That Provide Services To The County Of Ulster
  • Setting A Public Hearing On Proposed Local Law No. 4 Of 2017, A Local Law To Provide For The Collection Of Village Real Property Taxes, To Be Held On Tuesday, June 20, 2017 At 7:05 PM
  • Adopting Proposed Local Law No. 9 of 2016 (A Local Law Regarding Campaign Finance Reform in Ulster County)
  • Adopting Proposed Local Law No. 9 of 2016 (A Local Law Regarding Campaign Finance Reform in Ulster County)
  • Adopting Proposed Local Law No. 9 of 2016 (A Local Law Regarding Campaign Finance Reform in Ulster County)

2016

  • Authorizing The Formation Of A Special Committee To Investigate All Matters Related To The Proposition To Move The Ulster County Family Court From The City of Kingston, With All Powers Granted Pursuant To Section 209 Of New York County Law
  • Amending The Electric Vehicle Charging Station Policy To Encourage Tourist Use
  • Amending The Electric Vehicle Charging Station Policy To Encourage Tourist Use
  • Amending The Electric Vehicle Charging Station Policy To Encourage Tourist Use
  • Approving Ballot Proposition To Be Submitted To The Qualified Voters Of Ulster County Regarding A New Location For Ulster County Family Court
  • Approving Ballot Proposition To Be Submitted To The Qualified Voters Of Ulster County Regarding A New Location For Ulster County Family Court
  • Reappointing – Commissioner Of Elections
  • Setting A Public Hearing On Proposed Local Law No. 9 of 2016 (A Local Law Regarding Campaign Finance Reform in Ulster County) To Be Held On Tuesday, January 10, 2017 At 6:15 PM
  • Setting A Public Hearing On Proposed Local Law No. 9 of 2016 (A Local Law Regarding Campaign Finance Reform in Ulster County) To Be Held On Tuesday, December 13, 2016 At 6:00 PM
  • Setting A Public Hearing On Proposed Local Law No. 9 of 2016 (A Local Law Regarding Campaign Finance Reform in Ulster County) To Be Held On Tuesday, November 15, 2016 At 6:05 PM
  • Setting A Public Hearing On Proposed Local Law No. 9 of 2016 (A Local Law Regarding Campaign Finance Reform in Ulster County) To Be Held On Tuesday, October 11, 2016 At 6:05 PM
  • Setting A Public Hearing On Proposed Local Law No. 9 of 2016 (A Local Law Regarding Campaign Finance Reform in Ulster County) To Be Held On Tuesday, September 13, 2016 At 6:05 PM
  • Setting A Public Hearing On Proposed Local Law No. 9 of 2016 (A Local Law Regarding Campaign Finance Reform in Ulster County) To Be Held On Tuesday, August 9, 2016 At 6:00 PM
  • Setting A Public Hearing On Proposed Local Law No. 9 of 2016 (A Local Law Regarding Campaign Finance Reform in Ulster County) To Be Held On Tuesday, August 9, 2016 At 6:00 PM
  • Setting A Public Hearing On Proposed Local Law No. 4 of 2016 (A Local Law Amending Local Law No. 5 Of 1991 (A Local Law Adopting A Hotel And Motel Room Occupancy Tax) To Update The Tax Law’s Application To Short-term And Vacation Rentals) To Be Held On Tuesday, June 21, 2016 At 7:10 PM
  • Setting A Public Hearing On Proposed Local Law No. 4 of 2016 (A Local Law Amending Local Law No. 5 Of 1991 (A Local Law Adopting A Hotel And Motel Room Occupancy Tax) To Update The Tax Law’s Application To Short-term And Vacation Rentals) To Be Held On Tuesday, May 10, 2016 At 6:05 PM
  • LATE- Authorizing The County Executive To Execute A Grant Disbursement Agreement With The New York State Urban Development Corporation
  • Amending The 2016 Ulster County Budget To Reimburse Indicated Ulster County Towns For Flood Mitigation Work In The Wake Of Hurricane Irene
  • Amending The 2016 Ulster County Budget To Reimburse The Town Of Denning For Flood Mitigation Work Performed On Clair Road In The Wake Of Hurricane Irene
  • Requesting Transfer From Contingent Account Pursuant To Budget Amendment No. 16 of 2015 – Appropriating Funds To The Soil & Water Conservation District – Amending The 2016 Ulster County Budget
  • Setting A Public Hearing On Proposed Local Law No. 2 of 2016, A Local Law Amending Local Law No. 5 of 2000 (A Local Law Requiring Checkout Accuracy And The Clear, Accurate, And Adequate Display Of Selling Price), To Update The Consumer Protection Law To Allow For The Registration And Regulation Of...
  • Establishing the Ulster County Waterways Advisory Committee
  • Establishing A Policy To Support The County’s Efforts To Combat Substance Abuse Prevention And Dedicate Revenue Received Through The New York State Medical Marijuana Excise Tax For Programs And Services To Further Address Narcotics Addiction
  • Establishing A Policy To Support The County’s Efforts To Combat Substance Abuse Prevention And Dedicate Revenue Received Through The New York State Medical Marijuana Excise Tax For Programs And Services To Further Address Narcotics Addiction

2015

  • Calling Organizational Meeting Of 2016
  • Adopting Proposed Local Law No. 13 of 2015 (A Local Law Regarding Campaign Finance Reform in Ulster County)
  • Authorizing The Chairman Of The Ulster County Legislature To Enter Into An Agreement With The New York State Department Of Transportation (NYSDOT) For The Maintenance Of Lights At The Kingston Traffic Circle
  • Amending The Electric Vehicle Charging Station Policy To Require A Fee For Use
  • Amending The 2015 Ulster County Budget To Reimburse The Town Of Denning For Flood Mitigation Work Performed On Clair Road In The Wake Of Hurricane Irene
  • Setting A Public Hearing On Proposed Local Law No. 18 of 2015 (A Local Law Amending The Ulster County Charter, (Local Law No. 2 Of 2006), To Modify The Appointment Process Of The Charter Revision Commission) To Be Held On __________ At _____ PM
  • Adopting Proposed Local Law No. 16 of 2015 (A Local Law Amending Local Law No. 1 Of 1996 (A Local Law To Prohibit Soliciting, Peddling Or Vending On Any County Owned Property), To Allow For Use Of County Owned And Leased Building Space By Veterans And Disabled Members Of Ulster County)
  • Adopting Proposed Local Law No. 9 of 2015 (A Local Law Of The County Of Ulster, New York, Known As The “False Alarm Reduction Act”)
  • Establishing A Policy For Ulster County To Provide Methadone Treatment Services Seven Days Per Week
  • Establishing A Public Parking Lot Policy For The Ulster County Office Building
  • Establishing A Policy For Use Of County Owned And Leased Building Space By Veterans And Disabled Members Of Ulster County
  • Setting A Public Hearing On Proposed Local Law No. 16 of 2015 (A Local Law Amending Local Law No. 1 Of 1996 (A Local Law To Prohibit Soliciting, Peddling Or Vending On Any County Owned Property), To Allow For Use Of County Owned And Leased Building Space By Veterans And Disabled Members Of Ulster...
  • Proclaiming September 2015 As Lost To Addiction Awareness Month In Ulster County
  • Establishing A Policy For Use of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations On Ulster County Property
  • Requiring The Payment Of A Living Wage To Employees Employed By The County Of Ulster That Work A Minimum of Seventeen Hours Per Calendar Week Or Thirty-Four Hours Per Pay Period
  • Setting A Public Hearing On Proposed Local Law No. 13 of 2015 (A Local Law Regarding Campaign Finance Reform in Ulster County) To Be Held On Tuesday, November 17, 2015 At 7:00 PM
  • Adopting Proposed Local Law No. 10 of 2015 (A Local Law Amending Local Law No. 5 of 2015, A Local Law Establishing An Automatic Re-Canvassing Procedure In And For The County Of Ulster, State Of New York)
  • Setting A Public Hearing On Proposed Local Law No. 9 of 2015 (A Local Law Of The County Of Ulster, New York, Known As The “False Alarm Reduction Act”) To Be Held On Tuesday, September 15, 2015 At 7:05 PM
  • Setting A Public Hearing On Proposed Local Law No. 8 of 2015 (A Local Law Providing For Regulation Of Pawnbrokers, Precious Metal Dealers, And Second Hand Dealers) To Be Held On Tuesday, September 15, 2015 At 7:00 PM
  • Authorizing The Chairman Of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute An Amendment To The Service Agreement With The Ulster County Resource Recovery Agency
  • Authorizing A Sixty (60) Day Extension For Reporting To The Ulster County Legislature The Findings And Recommendations Of The Ulster County Coalition Against Narcotics
  • Setting A Public Hearing On Proposed Local Law No. 10 of 2015 (A Local Law Amending Local Law No. 5 of 2015, A Local Law Establishing An Automatic Re-Canvassing Procedure In And For The County Of Ulster, State Of New York) To Be Held On Wednesday, August 12, 2015 At 6:15 PM
  • Establishing A Policy For The Excused Leave Of Ulster County Personnel Classified As Department Heads, Managerial Staff, Legislative Employees, and Board of Election Employees During Volunteer Emergency Response
  • Adopting Proposed Local Law No. 2 of 2014, A Local Law To Provide For The Collection Of Delinquent Village Real Property Taxes
  • Establishing Policy And Procedure For Use Of The Environmental Remediation Fund
  • Establishing An Environmental Remediation Fund
  • Amending The Rules Of Order Of The Ulster County Legislature
  • Adopting Proposed Local Law No. 16 of 2014, A Local Law Establishing An Automatic Re-Canvassing Procedure In And For The County Of Ulster, State Of New York
  • Supporting A Budget Line Item For The Catskill Park And Catskill Forest Preserve In The New York State Environmental Protection Fund (EPF)
  • Establishing A Pilot Program For Alternative Fuel And Committing To Create A Green Fleet Policy

2014

  • Confirming Reappointment Of Member To The Ulster County Resource Recovery Agency
  • Calling Organizational Meeting Of 2015
  • Setting A Public Hearing On Proposed Local Law No. 16 of 2014 (A Local Law Establishing An Automatic Re-Canvassing Procedure In And For The County Of Ulster, State Of New York) To Be Held On Tuesday, February 17, 2015 At 7:05 PM
  • Establishing the Ulster County Coalition Against Narcotics
  • Adopting Proposed Local Law No. 2 of 2014, A Local Law To Provide For The Collection Of Delinquent Village Real Property Taxes
  • Creating An EMS Advisory Board For The County Of Ulster
  • Adopting Proposed Local Law No. 3 of 2014, A Local Law Amending Local Law No. 10 of 2008 (A Local Law Adopting An Administrative Code for the County of Ulster, State of New York) To Require Certain Resolutions Approving The Execution Of Contracts And Cont
  • Reappointing - Commissioner Of Elections
  • Rescinding Resolution No. 410 Of December 6, 2006 And Authorizing Ulster County To Pay For The Cost of Election Expenses Thereby Relieving The Various Municipalities Of Responsibility For Payment
  • Appointing A Legislative Representative To The Ulster County Cooperative Extension Board
  • Appointing Members To The Ulster County Railroad Advisory Committee – Ulster County Legislature
  • Setting A Public Hearing On Proposed Local Law No. 3 of 2014 (A Local Law Amending Local Law No. 10 of 2008 (A Local Law Adopting An Administrative Code for the County of Ulster, State of New York) To Require Cost Benefit Analysis As Part Of The Financ...
  • Confirming Appointment To The Ulster County Resource Recovery Agency
  • Confirming Appointment To The Ulster County Resource Recovery Agency
  • Setting A Public Hearing On Proposed Local Law No. 2 of 2014 (A Local Law To Provide For The Collection Of Village Real Property Taxes) To Be Held On Tuesday, May 20, 2014 At 7:00 PM
  • Authorizing The Chairman Of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute An Agreement With The Social Security Administration, Or Other Designated Federal Entity, To Provide Office Space To The Social Security Administration For The Continuation Of Services
  • Restoring The Positions Of Counsel To The Legislature
  • Designation Of Official Newspapers

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2016-2017

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