Resolution No. 26

Authorizing The Chairman Of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute An Intermunicipal Agreement With Various Municipalities For The Operation Of U.R.G.E.N.T. (Ulster Regional Gang Enforcement Narcotics Team) – Ulster County Sheriff

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Referred to: The Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee (Legislators Briggs,

Gregorius, Loughran, Maio, and Ronk)

Members of the Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee, Legislators Maio

and Ronk, offer the following:

WHEREAS, the Ulster Regional Gang Enforcement Narcotics Team

(URGENT) operates as a county-wide gang and narcotics law enforcement team

consisting of law enforcement personnel from various agencies throughout Ulster

County; and

 

WHEREAS, the existence of a specialized unit to combat gang violence and

narcotics trafficking will benefit Ulster County and serve as a resource for all police

and law enforcement agencies within the County; and

WHEREAS, URGENT is overseen by the Ulster County District Attorney and

the Sheriff of Ulster County; and

WHEREAS, local municipalities have been invited to participate in URGENT

and have been given a Cooperative Agreement for execution to formalize their

participation; and

WHEREAS, the Town of Lloyd, by resolution dated November 20, 2013,

approved the Town’s participation in URGENT and authorized the Town Supervisor

to execute the Cooperative Agreement with the County; and

WHEREAS, the Town of New Paltz, by resolution dated December 5, 2013,

approved the Town’s participation in URGENT and authorized the Town Supervisor

to execute the Cooperative Agreement with the County; and

WHEREAS, the Town of Plattekill, by resolution dated November 20, 2013,

approved the Town’s participation in URGENT and authorized the Town Supervisor

to execute the Cooperative Agreement with the County; and

WHEREAS, the Town of Shandaken, by resolution dated November 7, 2013,

approved the Town’s participation in URGENT and authorized the Town Supervisor

to execute the Cooperative Agreement with the County; and

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Resolution No. 26 January 30, 2014

Authorizing The Chairman Of The Ulster County Legislature To

Execute An Intermunicipal Agreement With Various Municipalities

For The Operation Of U.R.G.E.N.T. (Ulster Regional Gang

Enforcement Narcotics Team) – Ulster County Sheriff

WHEREAS, the Town of Woodstock, by resolution dated November 17,

2013, approved the Town’s participation in URGENT and authorized the Town

Supervisor to execute the Cooperative Agreement with the County; and

WHEREAS, it is anticipated that additional municipalities will elect to

participate in URGENT and seek to become parties to the Cooperative Agreement;

now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, that the Chairman of the Ulster County Legislature is hereby

authorized to execute an intermunicipal agreement, and any amendments thereto,

with the various municipalities participating in the county-wide URGENT task force,

for the term January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014, 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 additional municipalities that desire to participate shall be

added as additional signatories to the Cooperative Agreement upon the review and

authorization by the County Attorney, Counsel to the County Legislature, Chairman

of the County Legislature, and the Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the Law

Enforcement and Public Safety Committee,

and moves its adoption

 ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

 AYES: 22 NOES: 0

 (Absent: Legislator Roberts)

Passed Committee: Law Enforcement and Public Safety as amended on January 29,

2014

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

NONE

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Resolution No. 26 January 30, 2014

Authorizing The Chairman Of The Ulster County Legislature To

Execute An Intermunicipal Agreement With Various Municipalities

For The Operation Of U.R.G.E.N.T. (Ulster Regional Gang

Enforcement Narcotics Team) – Ulster County Sheriff

STATE OF NEW YORK

 ss:

COUNTY OF ULSTER

This is to certify that I, the undersigned Clerk of the Legislature of the County of Ulster have compared the

foregoing resolution with the original resolution now on file in the office of said clerk, and which was adopted by said

Legislature on the 30th Day of January, 2014, and that the same is a true and correct transcript of said resolution and of the

whole thereof.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and seal of the County of Ulster this 3rd Day of February

in the year Two Thousand and Fourteen.

|s| Victoria A. Fabella

Victoria A. Fabella, Clerk

Ulster County Legislature

Submitted to the County Executive this Approved by the County Executive this

3rd Day of February, 2014. 4th Day of February, 2014.

|s| Victoria A. Fabella |s| Michael P. Hein

Victoria A. Fabella, Clerk Michael P. Hein, County Executive

Ulster County Legislature

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Updated: October 8, 2020