Referred to: The Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee (Chairwoman Walter and Legislators Fabiano, Haynes, Heppner, and Parete), and The Ways and Means Committee (Chairwoman Archer and Legislators Bartels, Gavaris, Haynes, Maio, Ronk, and Walter)
Minority Leader, Kenneth Ronk, Jr., and Legislator Laura Petit offer the following:
WHEREAS, for reasons not ascribable to their own negligence, Ulster County Deputy Sheriffs Kyle Frano, Joseph Sciutto, and Emmett Vedder, III failed to make a timely application to participate in the optional twenty-year retirement plan established pursuant to Section 552 of the Retirement and Social Security Law; and
WHEREAS, legislation has been introduced, as Senate Bill No. S8546 and Assembly Bill No. A10616, to allow Ulster County to elect to reopen the provisions of Section 552 of the Retirement and Social Security Law for the three above mentioned employees to join the optional twenty-year retirement plan, and therefore a formal Home Rule Request is now appropriate; now, therefore be it
RESOLVED, that the County Executive and/or the Clerk of the Ulster County Legislature are hereby authorized to execute and submit a Home Rule Request (Request by a Local Government for Enactment of a Special Law), pursuant to Article IX of the Constitution, requesting the enactment of Senate Bill No. S8546 and Assembly Bill No. A10616 entitled “An act to authorize the county of Ulster to offer an optional twenty year retirement plan to certain deputy sheriffs employed by such county,”
and move its adoption.
ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:
Passed Committee: Law Enforcement and Public Safety on _______________.
Passed Committee: Ways and Means on _______________.
$260,000.00 – APPROXIMATE ADDITIONAL AND IMMEDIATE COUNTY COST FOR PAST SERVICE
$ 19,000.00 – APPROXIMATE ADDITIONAL COUNTY 2020 APPROPRIATIONS
(APPROXIMATE ANNUAL COST)
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Updated: September 22, 2020
Votes on this Resolutionyes no abstained no vote
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 267