Referred to: The Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning and Transit Committee (Chairman Woltman and Legislators Archer, Delaune, Litts, Maio, Maloney, and Rodriguez), and The Ways and Means Committee (Chairwoman Archer and Legislators Gerentine, Maio, Maloney, Petit, Rodriguez, and Ronk)
Chairman of the Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning, and Transit Committee, Brian J. Woltman, and Deputy Chair Lynn Archer offer the following:
WHEREAS, this resolution has been submitted by the County Executive on behalf of the Department of Planning; and
WHEREAS, the Ulster County Planning Department identified homeownership programs as an eligible activity under New York State Homes and Community Renewal’s (HCR) Community Planning Grants and prepared a draft application requesting $590,000.00 in funding to conduct a homeownership program for income eligible applicants; and
WHEREAS, the Ulster County Legislature conducted the necessary public outreach for the application including a public hearing with proper public notice, to receive comments on the proposed direction of the County’s application, after which and with consideration of the comments received, an HCR Application for a housing rehabilitation program with a focus on low and moderate income households was submitted; and
WHEREAS, Ulster County has received notice that it has been awarded $590,000.00 in funding for Project #1160HO316-19 from HCR (CFDA# 14.228) in accordance with its grant application; and
WHEREAS, as required by the funding agency since 2012, the resolutions authorizing the execution of these contracts have authorized the County Executive as the County’s signatory; and
WHEREAS, in order to accept and appropriate this funding it is necessary to amend the 2019 Ulster County Budget; now, therefore be it
RESOLVED, that the County Executive is hereby authorized to execute an agreement (NYS Contract #1160HO316-19) and any related amendments with the New York State Housing Trust Fund Corporation in the amount of $590,000.00, in the form as filed with the Clerk of the Ulster County Legislature or as modified with the approval of the County Attorney; and, be it further
RESOLVED, that the County Director of Planning is hereby authorized to act as certifying officer including the filing of any certifications necessary for the purposes of implementing this award; and, be it further
RESOLVED, that the 2019 Ulster County Budget is hereby amended as follows:
BB.8668.3751-4600.4660 Misc.Contractual Expense, Other $590,000.00
BB.8668.3751-3400.4989 FA, Other Homes & Comm. Services $590,000.00
and move its adoption.
ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:
Passed Committee: Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning and Transit on ______________.
Passed Committee: Ways and Means on ______________.
$590,000.00 – ADDITIONAL 2019 FEDERAL REVENUE DOLLARS
(PASS THROUGH NYS HOUSING TRUST FUND CORPORATION / HOMES AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL)
$590,000.00 – ADDITIONAL 2019 APPROPRIATION DOLLARS
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Updated: August 2, 2019
Votes on this Resolutionyes no abstained no vote
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 360