Resolution No. 27

Authorizing The Chairman Of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute An Inter-municipal Agreement With Various Municipalities For The Operation Of U.R.G.E.N.T. (Ulster Regional Gang Enforcement Narcotics Team) – Ulster County Sheriff

Resolution Information




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

and Legislators Fabiano, Lapp, Maio, and Rodriguez)

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

and Deputy Chairman Ronald G. Lapp, Jr. offer the following:

WHEREAS, the Ulster Regional Gang Enforcement Narcotics Team

(URGENT) operates as a county-wide gang and narcotics law enforcement team

consisting of law enforcement personnel from various agencies throughout Ulster

County; and


WHEREAS, the existence of a specialized unit to combat gang violence and

narcotics trafficking will benefit Ulster County and serve as a resource for all police

and law enforcement agencies within the County; and

WHEREAS, URGENT is overseen by the Ulster County District Attorney and

the Sheriff of Ulster County; and

WHEREAS, local municipalities have been invited to participate in URGENT

and have been given a Cooperative Agreement for execution to formalize their

participation; and

WHEREAS, it is anticipated that additional municipalities will elect to

participate in URGENT and seek to become parties to the Cooperative Agreement;

now, therefore, be it

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

authorized to execute an inter-municipal agreement, and any amendments thereto,

with the various municipalities participating in the county-wide URGENT task force,

for the term January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017, in the form as filed with the

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

County Attorney in consultation with the Chairman of the Legislature and the

Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the Law Enforcement and Public Safety

Committee; and, be it further

RESOLVED, that additional municipalities that desire to participate shall be

added as additional signatories to the Cooperative Agreement upon the review and

authorization by the County Attorney, who shall provide notice of such additions to

Chairman of the Legislature and the Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the Law

Enforcement and Public Safety Committee, 


and move its adoption.


AYES: 17 NOES: 2

(Noes: Legislators Bartels and Berky)

(Absent: Legislators Gerentine, Maio, Roberts and



Passed Committee: Law Enforcement and Public Safety on February 13, 2017






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 15th Day of February in the year Two Thousand and

Seventeen, 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 17th Day of

February in the year Two Thousand and Seventeen.

|s| Victoria A. Fabella

Victoria A. Fabella, Clerk

Ulster County Legislature

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

17th Day of February, 2017. 23rd Day of February, 2017.

|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 30, 2019