Richard A. Parete

2016-2017, Chairman, Energy and Environment Committee

2014 - 2015, Chairman, Audit Committee and Laws and Rules, Governmental Services Committee

2012 - 2013, Chairman, Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee

2006, Chairman, Labor Relations and Negotiation Committee

Legislator,
District No. 18 - Town of Hurley, Town of Marbletown

Legislative Information

Party Affiliation: 
Republican
Working Families
Independence
Reform

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

Meeting of the
Tue, Nov 14, 2017
Mon, Nov 13, 2017
Wed, Nov 1, 2017
Meeting of the
Tue, Oct 17, 2017
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
Wed, Oct 11, 2017
Meeting of the
Tue, Sep 19, 2017
Mon, Sep 18, 2017
Meeting of the
Tue, Aug 15, 2017

2014-2015

Meeting of the
Tue, Dec 15, 2015
Mon, Dec 14, 2015
Meeting of the
Tue, Nov 17, 2015
Meeting of the
Tue, Nov 17, 2015
Mon, Nov 16, 2015
Meeting of the
Tue, Oct 20, 2015
Meeting of the
Tue, Oct 20, 2015
Mon, Oct 19, 2015
Meeting of the
Wed, Oct 14, 2015
Meeting of the
Wed, Oct 14, 2015

Absent

2016-2017

Meeting of the
Tue, May 10, 2016
Meeting of the
Mon, Jun 13, 2016
Mon, Jul 11, 2016
Mon, Jul 11, 2016
Meeting of the
Tue, Jul 12, 2016
Mon, Jul 18, 2016
Mon, Jul 18, 2016
Meeting of the
Tue, Jul 19, 2016
Meeting of the
Tue, Nov 15, 2016
Meeting of the
Wed, Nov 16, 2016

2014-2015

Meeting of the
Thu, Jan 9, 2014
Wed, Jan 22, 2014
Meeting of the
Thu, Jan 23, 2014
Meeting of the
Wed, Feb 12, 2014
Tue, Jul 8, 2014
Meeting of the
Wed, Jul 9, 2014
Meeting of the
Mon, Nov 3, 2014
Meeting of the
Wed, Nov 5, 2014
Meeting of the
Thu, Nov 6, 2014
Meeting of the
Wed, Nov 12, 2014

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2018 Votes

Yes Votes

No votes recorded

No Votes

No votes recorded

Abstained

No votes recorded

Vote Not Recorded

No votes recorded

Sponsored legislation from previous terms

2017

  • Amending The Electric Vehicle Charging Station Policy To Exclude Personal Use By County Employees
  • Confirming Re-Appointment Of Member And Alternate Member To The Fish And Wildlife Board
  • Authorizing The Chairman Of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute A Climate Change Mitigation Easement With The Ulster County Resource Recovery Agency To Complete The Ulster County Municipal Compost Expansion Project
  • Authorizing The Chairman Of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute An Agreement With The Ulster County Resource Recovery Agency To Complete The Ulster County Municipal Compost Expansion Project
  • Authorizing The County Of Ulster To Dedicate County Bridge Number 74, Also Known As The Hurley Bridge, The Bridge That Spans The Esopus Creek On CR 29A Located In The Town Of Hurley, New York In Memory Of Jack Gill
  • Authorizing The Chairman Of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute An Agreement With The New York State Department Of Environmental Conservation (DEC) To Accept Grant Funds, For The Ulster County Municipal Compost Expansion Project, And Amending The 2017 Ulster County Budget – Department Of The...
  • Setting A Public Hearing On Naming A County-Owned Asset To Be Held On Tuesday, May 9, 2017 At 6:30 PM
  • Amending The Rules Of Order To Prohibit Memorializing Resolutions
  • Amending The Rules Of Order To Prohibit Memorializing Resolutions
  • Amending The Electric Vehicle Charging Station Policy
  • Amending The Electric Vehicle Charging Station Policy
  • Reappointing Members To The Soil And Water Conservation District Board
  • Reappointing Member To The Soil And Water Conservation District Board
  • Authorizing The Chairman Of The Ulster County Legislature To Enter Into An Agreement With The Ulster County Soil And Water Conservation District For The 2017 Appropriation - Legislature
  • Amending The Rules Of Order To Prohibit Memorializing Resolutions

2016

  • Confirming Appointment Of A Member To The Environmental Management Council
  • Confirming Re-Appointment Of Member To The Fish And Wildlife Board
  • Amending The Electric Vehicle Charging Station Policy To Exclude Personal Use By County Employees
  • Amending The Electric Vehicle Charging Station Policy To Exclude Personal Use By County Employees
  • Confirming Appointment Of A Member To The Environmental Management Council
  • Confirming Appointment Of A Member To The Environmental Management Council
  • Confirming Appointment Of A Member To The Environmental Management Council
  • Confirming Appointment Of A Member To The Environmental Management Council
  • Confirming Appointment Of A Member To The Environmental Management Council
  • Confirming Appointment Of A Member To The Environmental Management Council
  • Confirming Appointment Of A Member To The Environmental Management Council
  • Confirming Appointment Of A Member To The Environmental Management Council
  • Confirming Reappointment Of A Member To The Environmental Management Council
  • Reappointing – Commissioner Of Elections
  • Confirming Appointment Of A Member To The Environmental Management Council
  • Requesting A Short Term Renewal Of The Catskill Mountain Railroad Lease
  • Requesting A Short Term Renewal Of The Catskill Mountain Railroad Lease
  • Amending The Rules Of Order To Set Procedure For Memorializing Resolutions
  • Amending The Rules Of Order To Set Procedure For Memorializing Resolutions
  • SPONSOR REQUESTS MAY INTRODUCTION- Amending The Rules Of Order To Set Procedure For Memorializing Resolutions
  • Confirming Re-Appointment Of A Member To The Environmental Management Council
  • Appointing Members To The Soil And Water Conservation District Board
  • Reappointing Members To The Soil And Water Conservation District Board
  • Appropriation For The Ulster County Soil And Water Conservation District
  • Establishing the Ulster County Waterways Advisory Committee
  • Authorizing The Chairman Of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute An Agreement With The New York State Department Of Environmental Conservation (DEC) To Accept Grant Funds, For A Comprehensive Culvert Assessment, And Amending The 2016 Ulster County Budget – Department Of The Environment

2015

  • Confirming Re-Appointment Of A Member To The Ulster County Board Of Ethics
  • Approving The Execution Of A Contract Amendment In Excess Of $50,000.00 Entered Into By The County – NCA Comp Inc – Insurance Department
  • Requesting Establishment Of Cash On Hand Fund – Ulster Regional Gang Enforcement Narcotics Team (URGENT)
  • 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
  • Supporting The Placement Of Video Lottery Terminals At The Hudson Valley Resort And The Pine Grove Ranch In The Town of Rochester
  • Re-Appointing Vice Chairman David B. Donaldson As The Ulster County Legislature’s Member To Serve On The County Jury Board
  • Setting A Public Hearing On Proposed Local Law No. 14 of 2014 (A Local Law Entitled “The Ulster County Tobacco Free School Zone Law”) To Be Held On Tuesday, January 6, 2015 At 6:40 PM

2014

  • Confirming Re-Appointment Of Member To The Ulster County Board Of Ethics
  • Approving The Execution Of A Contract Amendment In Excess Of $50,000.00 Entered Into By The County – NCACOMP, Inc – Insurance Department
  • LATE - Nullifying Resolution No. 253 Of July 15, 2014, And Approving The Execution Of A Contract In Excess Of $50,000.00 Entered Into By The County – Correctional Medical Care Inc., CBH Medical, P.C., And SM Dental, P.C. – Ulster County Sheriff
  • LATE - Approving The Execution Of A Contract Amendment In Excess Of $50,000.00 Entered Into By The County – Correctional Medical Care– Ulster County Sheriff
  • Establishing A Policy For The Naming Of County-Owned Assets
  • Approving The Execution Of A Contract In Excess Of $50,000.00 Entered Into By The County – Suburban Restoration Co. Inc. – Public Works
  • Authorizing The Chairman Of The Ulster County Legislature To Enter Into a Lease Extension And Renewal Agreement With GD Realty Kingston, LLC For Office Space Located At 16 Lucas Avenue (Currently Occupied By Ulster County Family Court) – Department of Pu
  • Amending Resolution No. 268 Of July 15, 2014 By Removing Nine Parcels From The Scheduled Public Auction And Authorizing The Transfer Of Said Properties To The Town Of Wawarsing For Public Use And Benefit – Department of Finance
  • Authorizing the Chairman Of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute An Agreement With The New York State Department Of Agriculture And Markets For Funding For The Petroleum Products Quality Testing Program Weights And Measures
  • Reappointing - Commissioner Of Elections
  • Approving The Execution Of A Contract In Excess Of $50,000.00 Entered Into By The County – Drescher & Malecki LLP– Legislature
  • Confirming Appointment To The Ulster County Resource Recovery Agency
  • Confirming Appointment To The Ulster County Resource Recovery Agency
  • Confirming Appointment Of Member To The UlsterCounty Board Of Ethics
  • Adopting Proposed Local Law No. 1 of 2014, A Local Law Applying The Salary Revisions of Resolution No. 69 Of 2014 To AllCounty Officers Serving For Fixed Terms
  • Confirming The Appointment Of Dorraine Whitney As Insurance Officer
  • 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
  • Authorizing The Chairman Of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute A Contract With The New York State Board Of Elections For Reimbursement Of Funds Expended For Help America Vote Act (HAVA) Compliance - Board Of Elections
  • Confirming Appointment Of Member To The Ulster County Board Of Ethics
  • Designating Vice Chairman David B. Donaldson As The Ulster County Legislature’s Member To Serve On The County Jury Board
  • Reappointing Members To The Soil And Water Conservation District Board
  • Adopting An Amended Annual Financial Disclosure Form
  • Designation Of Official Newspapers

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Votes from previous terms

Yes Votes

2018-2019

No Votes

2014-2015

Abstained

Vote Not Recorded