Referred to: The Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee (Chairwoman Eckert and Legislators Collins, Haynes, Heppner, and Ronk), and The Ways and Means Committee (Chairwoman Archer and Legislators Gerentine, Maio, James Maloney, Joseph Maloney, Petit, and Rodriguez)
Chairwoman of the Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee, Lynn Eckert, and Deputy Chair Kenneth Ronk, Jr. offer the following:
WHEREAS, this resolution has been submitted by the Ulster County District Attorney (the “District Attorney”); and
WHEREAS, effective April 1, 2019, the New York State Legislature increased the annual salary of the Ulster County Court Judge to $210,900.00; and
WHEREAS, Section 183-A of the New York State Judiciary Law requires the annual salary of the District Attorney to be determined based on a formula using the annual salary of the County Court Judge; and
WHEREAS, the 2015 Judicial Compensation Commission decided that for counties, including Ulster, whose County Court Judges’ pay was fixed at more than 95% of the Supreme Court Justice Salary the percentage should remain the same and not be reduced to 95%; and
WHEREAS, it is now necessary to increase the annual salary of the District Attorney from $200,000.00 to $202,800.00, an increase of $2,800.00; now, therefore be it
RESOLVED, that the annual salary of the Ulster County District Attorney is hereby increased to $202,800.00 pursuant to the requirement of Section 183-A of the New York State Judiciary Law; and, be it further
RESOLVED, that the 2019 Ulster County Budget is hereby amended as follows:
AA.1165.1031.1300.1300 Regular Pay $2,800.00
AA.1990.1331.4600.4660 Contractual Expense Other $2,800.00
and move its adoption.
ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:
Passed Committee: Law Enforcement and Public Safety on _______________.
Passed Committee: Ways and Means on _______________.
$2,800 – INCREASE 2019 DISTRICT ATTORNEY APPROPRIATION DOLLARS
$2,800 – DECREASE 2019 CONTINGENCY APPROPRIATION DOLLARS
$ 0 – NET IMPACT ON 2019 BUDGET
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Updated: July 2, 2019
Votes on this Resolutionyes no abstained no vote
Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 234
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 234