Resolution No. 129

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

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Referred to: The Government Efficiency and Review Committee (Chairman J.

Parete and Legislators Belfiglio, Greene, Loughran and R. Parete), and The Ways

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

Briggs, Maio, and Maloney)

Legislator John R Parete offers the following:

WHEREAS, Hurricane Irene devastated Ulster County leaving in its wake

considerable property damage; and

WHEREAS, Clair Road in the Town of Denning was rendered impassable by

the storm and required extensive repair; and

WHEREAS, through consultation with the County of Ulster and Empire State

Development of New York State, the Town of Denning applied for and was approved

to receive certain grants from the State of New York through the New York Works

Program to help remediate, mitigate and reduce flooding in Ulster County; and

WHEREAS, as part of the New York State grant process, the County of Ulster

is required to undertake efforts to facilitate the release of grant funding approved

through the New York Works Program; and

WHEREAS, the Town of Denning, in reliance upon its approval for a grant

through the New York Works Program, completed necessary steps to contract with

Kingston Equipment Rental/Baker Brothers to remediate flood damage and help

mitigate future flooding on Clair Road; and

WHEREAS, work was completed in November 2012; and

WHEREAS, the County of Ulster has failed to complete the required steps to

facilitate the grant process and, as a result, the sum of $25,300.80 has not been

released to the Town of Denning to cover its flood remediation and mitigation costs;


WHEREAS, the Town of Denning has paid in full the reimbursable

$25,300.88 due to Kingston Equipment Rental/Baker Brothers; and 


WHEREAS, the Town of Denning continues to suffer financial hardship as a

result of the flood remediation and mitigation costs; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, that the 2016 Ulster County Budget is hereby amended as



AA.1990.1331-4600.4660 Contingency $25,300.88


and, be it further

RESOLVED, that no County money shall be paid to the Town of Denning

until a Memorandum of Receipt signed by the Supervisor of the Town of Denning,

providing for the County of Ulster’s full reimbursement in the event the Town

receives flood remediation monies from the State of New York and/or the New York

Works Program, is delivered to the Commissioner of Finance; and, be it further

RESOLVED, upon delivery of the Memorandum of Receipt the

Commissioner of Finance is authorized and directed to issue payment in the amount

of $25,300.88 to the Town of Denning for flood remediation and mitigation costs

stemming from Hurricane Irene,

and moves its adoption.




Passed Committee: Government Efficiency and Review on _____________.

Passed Committee: Ways and Means on ____________.


$25,300.88 – 2016 COUNTY DOLLARS 

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Updated: January 23, 2019

Votes on this Resolution

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