Referred to: The Legislative Programs, Education and Community Services Committee (Chairman Delaune and Legislators Corcoran, Criswell, Parete, and Wawro), and The Ways and Means Committee (Chairwoman Archer and Legislators Bartels, Gavaris, Haynes, Maio, Ronk, and Walter)
Chairman of the Legislative Programs, Education and Community Services Committee, James Delaune, and Deputy Chair Thomas Corcoran, offer the following:
WHEREAS, performing arts are an important component of our cultural heritage, and the many performances arranged by Arts Mid-Hudson, Inc. attract County residents as well as travelers to see a broad range of entertainment for the community; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to County Law Section 224 (13), the Ulster County Legislature appropriated to Arts Mid-Hudson, Inc. the sum of $90,000.00 in the 2020 Ulster County Budget for the purpose of working in partnership with Ulster County to promote the arts and cultural heritage supporting the efforts to promote the County as a destination for cultural tourism; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to County Law Section 224 (13), in order to receive such funds, Arts Mid-Hudson, Inc. must submit to the Ulster County Legislature a verified accounting of disbursements to be undertaken, and to the Legislative Financial Analyst and Ulster County Commissioner of Finance, a Memorandum of Receipt signed by the principal officer; and
WHEREAS, Arts Mid-Hudson, Inc. will receive payments totaling the not to exceed amount of $90,000.00, in accordance with the terms specified in an agreement with the County of Ulster and Arts Mid-Hudson, Inc., and no later than December 31, 2020, Arts Mid-Hudson, Inc. shall submit a certified accounting of expenditures to the Legislative Financial Analyst and Commissioner of Finance; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, that the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature is hereby authorized to execute an Agreement in the amount of $90,000.00 with Arts Mid-Hudson, Inc., to promote the arts and other cultural activities, supporting efforts to promote the County as a destination for cultural tourism, in the form as filed with the Clerk of the Ulster County Legislature or as modified with the approval of the County Attorney, Counsel to the County Legislature, Chair of the County Legislature, and the Chair and Deputy Chair of the Legislative Programs, Education and Community Services Committee; and, be it further
RESOLVED, that the Comptroller and/or any and all officers of the County of Ulster, their agents and representatives, shall be allowed full access upon reasonable notice and at reasonable times to the books, papers, records and premises of Arts Mid-Hudson, Inc, during the period that this resolution is in effect for the purpose of ascertaining the manner in which the above sum of money is being used or applied; and, be it further
RESOLVED, that the above organization agrees to comply with all applicable Federal, State and local regulations including, in particular, any forbidding discrimination by such organization,
and move its adoption.
ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:
Passed Committee: Legislative Programs, Education and Community Services on ______________.
Passed Committee: Ways and Means on ______________.
$90,000.00 – AS APPROPRIATED IN THE 2020 ULSTER COUNTY BUDGET
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Updated: February 26, 2020
Votes on this Resolutionyes no abstained no vote
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 137
Committee Vote to Postpone Resolution No. 137 For One Week