Resolution No. 47

Authorizing the Chairman Of The Ulster County Legislature To Enter Into An Agreement With The New York State Construction Fund To Accept Funding Through The SUNY 2020 Challenge Grant Program - SUNY Ulster

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Adopted

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Referred to: The Legislative Programs, Education and Community Services

Committee (Chairman Wawro and Legislators Berky, Delaune, Donaldson and

Lopez), The Public Works and Capital Projects Committee (Chairman Fabiano and

Legislators Greene, Litts, Loughran, and Maloney), and The Ways and Means

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

Maio, and Maloney)

Chairman of the Legislative Programs, Education and Community Services

Committee, Mary Wawro, and Deputy Chairman David B. Donaldson offer the

following:

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

behalf of Ulster County Community College; and

WHEREAS, Ulster County Community College (hereinafter “UCCC”) has

been awarded $600,000 in funding through the NYSUNY 2020 Challenge Grant

Program to incentivize long-term economic development plans on SUNY campuses

and the surrounding communities; and

WHEREAS, UCCC intends to establish a new center for business innovation

and technology (hereinafter named the “Pfeiffer Center for Business Innovation and

Technology”), which will be co-located on UCCC’s Stone Ridge Campus, and at the

Business Resource Center (hereinafter the “BRC”) located in the Town of Ulster; and

WHEREAS, UCCC will renovate the Hardenburgh Science Labs on UCCC’s

Stone Ridge Campus to develop a new Associates in Applied Science (AAS)

program in Mechatronics; and

WHEREAS, the Pfeiffer Center for Business Innovation and Technology will

enhance UCCC’s programs in business workforce training and professional technical

training, continue to support the growth of Ulster County’s Guaranteed Jobs in

Manufacturing Program, educate students and enhance product testing through

participation in the New York State SUNY Manufacturing Alliance for Research and

Technology Transfer (hereinafter “SMARTT”) Lab network; and

 

WHEREAS, UCCC will renovate approximately 5,000 square feet of space at

the BRC in the Town of Ulster to accommodate training equipment and technology

to meet the needs of regional businesses utilizing One-Stop workforce and

employment services, expand UCCC’s partnership with Ulster BOCES and the

integration of Ulster BOCES vocational programs at the BRC, and to meet the new

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (hereinafter “WIOA”), which mandates

entrepreneurship training and certifications of achievement for One-Stop clients; and

WHEREAS, UCCC will use the NYSUNY 2020 Challenge Grant Program

award to fund a portion of the Pfieffer Center for Business Innovation and

Technology project to develop long-term economic development plans on UCCC’s

Stone Ridge campus; and

WHEREAS, this action constitutes a Type II action under section 4.1.5 of the

County of Ulster’s State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) Type II List

that was adopted in Resolution No. 118 on April 20, 2010; and

WHEREAS, as per section 3 of the County’s Type II List, this action does not

pose a significant potential environmental impact and may be progressed as a Type II

action in accordance with 6 NYCRR Part 617 of SEQRA; now, therefore, be it.

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

to enter into the Service Agreement with the State University Construction Fund, in

the form as filed with the Clerk of the Ulster County Legislature or as modified with

the approval of the County Attorney, and any amendments thereto,

and move its adoption.

ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

AYES: 23 NOES: 0

Passed Committee: Legislative Programs, Education and Community Services on

January 20, 2016

 

Passed Committee: Public Works and Capital Projects on January 21, 2016

Passed Committee: Ways and Means on January 26, 2016

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

NONE

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 26th Day of January in the year Two Thousand and

Sixteen, 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 29th Day of January

in the year Two Thousand and Sixteen.

|s| Victoria A. Fabella

Victoria A. Fabella, Clerk

Ulster County Legislature

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

29th Day of January, 2016. 5

th Day of February, 2016.

|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: January 28, 2019

Votes on this Resolution

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Wed, Jan 20, 2016 Legislative Programs, Education and Community Services Committee
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 47
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