Referred to: The Public Works and Capital Projects Committee (Chairman Fabiano and Legislators Cahill, Greene, Heppner, and Litts), and The Ways and Means Committee (Chairwoman Archer and Legislators Bartels, Gavaris, Haynes, Maio, Ronk, and Walter)
Chairman of the Public Works and Capital Projects Committee, Dean J. Fabiano, and Deputy Chair Manna Jo Greene offer the following:
WHEREAS, this resolution has been submitted by the County Executive on behalf of the Department of Public Works; and
WHEREAS, COVID-19 is an infection associated with fever and signs and symptoms of pneumonia or other respiratory illness, and appears to be transmitted from person to person predominately through droplet transmission, and if spread in the population could have serious public health consequences; and
WHEREAS, on March 7, 2020, Governor Cuomo issued Executive Order 202, declaring a State disaster emergency for the entire State of New York in response to cases of COVID-19 documented within New York State, with the expectation that the number of cases was expected to rise; and
WHEREAS, on March 20, 2020, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (“FEMA”) issued a Major Disaster Declaration for New York State, dating back to January 20, 2020, relating to the exigent and emergency circumstances created by the COVID-19 pandemic; and
WHEREAS, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, consistent with guidance from public health officials, the County established a COVID-19 testing site located within the boundaries of the Town; and
WHEREAS, the Town’s Police Department has provided necessary security and supplies in support of the County’s COVID-19 testing site (the “Security Services”) in the amount of $17,665.76, which were not otherwise available to the County; and
WHEREAS, FEMA’s Public Assistance Program provides grants to reimburse contracts entered under exigent or emergency circumstances that are compliant with its procurement standards; and
WHEREAS, through this Agreement, the Parties desire to memorialize the County’s agreement to pay the Town for its provision of Security Services, and to ensure compliance with guidelines issued by FEMA’s Public Assistance Program; and, be it further
RESOLVED, that the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature is hereby authorized to enter into an agreement, and any amendments thereto, with the Town of Ulster for Security Services, for the period February 27, 2020 through May 16, 2020, in the form as filed with the Clerk of the Ulster County Legislature or as modified with the approval of the County Attorney,
and move its adoption.
ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:
Passed Committee: Public Works and Capital Projects on _______________.
Passed Committee: Ways and Means on _______________.
$17,665.76 – 2020 COUNTY APPROPRIATION DOLLARS
$17,665.76 – 2020 FEDERAL REIMBURSABLE REVENUE DOLLARS (FEMA)
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Updated: July 1, 2020
Votes on this Resolutionyes no abstained no vote
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 254