3. Resolution No. 67

Authorizing The Chairman Of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute An Agreement With The New York State Office Of Indigent Legal Services To Accept A Grant For The Counsel At First Appearance Project – Office Of The Public Defender

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Adopted

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Referred to: The Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee (Chairman Briggs

and Legislators Fabiano, Provenzano, Ronk, and Wishnick), and The Ways and

Means Committee (Chairman Gerentine and Legislators Allen, Belfiglio, Briggs,

Gregorius, Maio, Maloney, and Richard Parete)

Chairman of the Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee, Thomas J. Briggs,

and Deputy Chairman Kenneth J. Ronk offer the following:

WHEREAS, this resolution has been submitted by the County Executive on

behalf of the Public Defender; and

WHEREAS, the Public Defender has requested that the Chairman of the

Ulster County Legislature be authorized to execute an agreement (NYS Contract#

C000451), and any amendments thereto, in the amount of $604,776.00 with the New

York State Office of Indigent Legal Services for the purpose of Ulster County’s

participation in the Counsel at First Appearance Project for the term June 1, 2013

through May 31, 2016; and

WHEREAS, the purposes of the Counsel at First Appearance project are to:

(1) make demonstrable and measureable improvements in the delivery of indigent

defense services to eligible persons at a defendant’s first appearance before a judge,

(2) provide effective representation of indigent persons at their first appearance and

promote continuous representation of such persons, and (3) comply with current New

York law requiring the representation of individuals’ first appearance before a judge;

now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, that the Chairman of the Ulster County Legislature is hereby

authorized to execute an agreement, and any amendments thereto, in the amount of

$604,776.00 with the New York State Office of Indigent Legal Services for the

purpose of Ulster County’s participation in the Counsel at First Appearance Project

for the term June 1, 2013 through May 31, 2016, in the form as filed with the Clerk

of the Ulster County Legislature, or as modified with the approval of the County

Attorney and Chairman of the Ulster County Legislature,

and move its adoption.

ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

AYES: 23 NOES: 0 

 

Passed Committee: Law Enforcement and Public Safety on February 3, 2015

Passed Committee: Ways and Means on February 11, 2015

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

$215,000.00 – YEAR ONE APPROPRIATION DOLLARS (2015-2016)

$215,000.00 – YEAR ONE STATE REVENUE DOLLARS (2015-2016)

$194,662.00 – YEAR TWO APPROPRIATION DOLLARS (2016-2017)

$194,662.00 – YEAR TWO STATE REVENUE DOLLARS (2016-2017)

$194,638.00 – YEAR THREE APPROPRIATION DOLLARS (2017 – 2018)

$194,638.00 – YEAR THREE STATE REVENUE DOLLARS (2017 – 2018)

STATE OF NEW YORK

 ss:

COUNTY OF ULSTER

I, the undersigned Clerk of the Legislature of the County of Ulster, hereby certify that the foregoing resolution is

the original resolution adopted by the Ulster County Legislature on the 17th Day of February in the year Two Thousand and

Fifteen, and said resolution shall remain on file in the office of said clerk.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and seal of the County of Ulster this 20th Day of

February in the year Two Thousand and Fifteen.

|s| Victoria A. Fabella

Victoria A. Fabella, Clerk

Ulster County Legislature

Submitted to the County Executive this Approved by the County Executive this

20th Day of February, 2015. 27th Day of February, 2015.

|s| Victoria A. Fabella |s| Michael P. Hein

Victoria A. Fabella, Clerk Michael P. Hein, County Executive

Ulster County Legislature 

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Updated: October 8, 2020