Resolution No. 12

Commencing The Process to Extend The Additional Sales Tax Rate Of One Percent As Previously Authorized By Chapter 200 Of The Laws Of 2002 For An Additional Period Of At Least Twenty-Four Months

Resolution Information

Status: 
Pending

RESOLUTION TEXT +-

Print

The Ways and Means Committee (Chairwoman Archer and Legislators Bartels, Gavaris, Haynes, Maio, Ronk, and Walter)

 

Chairwoman of the Ways and Means Committee, Lynn Archer, and Deputy Chair Kenneth J. Ronk, Jr. offer the following:

 

WHEREAS, the County’s burden for state mandated programs and services has risen in recent years and will continue to do so into the foreseeable future; and

 

WHEREAS, strict austerity measures undertaken in operations of the county government have substantially mitigated but not eliminated the financial burden of mandates on Ulster County; and

 

WHEREAS, the additional sales tax rate of one percent as authorized by Chapter 200 of the Laws of 2002 and as subsequently amended, will expire on November 30, 2020; and

 

WHEREAS, the Ulster County Legislature wishes to ease the burden on the County property taxpayer by continuing the additional sales tax rate of one percent, as authorized by Chapter 200 of the Laws of 2002 as subsequently amended, for at least the twenty-four month period commencing December 1, 2020; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, that the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature is hereby authorized to request the New York State Legislature to commence the process of extending the Ulster County additional sales tax rate of one percent, as authorized by Chapter 200 of the Laws of 2002 as subsequently amended, for at least the twenty-four month period commencing December 1, 2020; and, be it further

 

RESOLVED, that these intentions be transmitted to New York State Senators George A. Amedore, Jen Metzger, James L. Seward, and James Skoufis, and New York State Assemblymembers Kevin A. Cahill, Jonathan G. Jacobsen, Brian D. Miller, and Chris Tague,

 

and move its adoption.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

 

AYES:                        NOES:        

 

 

Passed Committee: Ways and Means on_______________.

 

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT:                                          

$27,480,004.00 – COUNTY – ANNUALIZED REVENUES FOR 12 MONTHS

$  3,696,141.00 – CITY OF KINGSTON - ANNUALIZED REVENUES FOR

                               12 MONTHS

$     964,211.00 – TOWNS – ANNUALIZED REVENUES FOR 12 MONTHS

Current Text: PDF

 

Updated: January 29, 2020

Votes on this Resolution

yes no abstained no vote
Tue, Feb 11, 2020 Ways and Means Committee
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 12
-+
No
Abstained
No Vote

...