Resolution No. 308

Authorizing The Chair Of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute An Agreement With The New York State Division Of Homeland Security And Emergency Services For Participation In The Emergency Management Performance Grant COVID-19 Supplemental (EMPG-S) Program For Federal Fiscal Year 2020 And Amending The 2020 Ulster County Budget – Emergency Communications/Emergency Management

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Adopted

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WHEREAS, this resolution has been submitted by the County Executive on behalf of the Ulster County Department of Emergency Communications / Emergency Management; and

 

            WHEREAS, the Director of Emergency Services has received notification from the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (“DHSES”) regarding the Federal Fiscal Year 2020 annual agreement for the Emergency Management Performance Grant COVID-19 Supplemental (EMPG-S) Program (CFDA # 97.042) which provides matching funds to eligible local emergency service agencies; and

 

WHEREAS, the EMPG-S Grant is made available under the auspices of the Department of Homeland Security and is administered by the New York State Office of Emergency Management; and

           

WHEREAS, this program provides funding for emergency Management agencies to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the COVID-19 public health emergency; and

 

WHEREAS, the Director of Emergency Services requests that the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature be authorized to execute an agreement (NYS Contract # T974104), and any related amendments with DHSES for the EMPG-S grant for the term beginning January 27, 2020 through July 31, 2021 in the amount of $39,895.00; now, therefore be it    

 

 

 

 

 

 

RESOLVED, that the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature is hereby authorized to execute a Participation Agreement and any amendments with the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services for participation in the Emergency Management Performance Grant COVID-19 Supplemental program for Federal Fiscal Year 2020, with an allocation of $39,895.00, 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 2020 Ulster County budget is hereby amended as follows:

           

INCREASE                                       AMOUNT  

            

AA.3020.1800-2300.2500              Other Equipment                              $39,895.00

(App. #)                                                        

 

AA.3020.1800-3400.4389              FA, Other Public Safety                  $39,895.00

(Rev. #)

 

and, be it further

 

RESOLVED, if funding for this program is eliminated, the Commissioner of Finance shall, immediately upon discovery, send written notification to the Clerk of the Legislature, and the relevant Department Head shall attend the next regular meeting of the Ways & Means Committee to assist the Committee in review and evaluation for determination of the program's continuance,

 

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Updated: September 24, 2020

Votes on this Resolution

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Tue, Sep 8, 2020 Ways and Means Committee
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 308
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No
Abstained
No Vote
Wed, Sep 2, 2020 Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 308
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No
Abstained
No Vote

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