Resolution No. 78

2014 Appropriation For The Ulster County Libraries Program

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Referred to: The Legislative Programs, Education and Community Services

Committee (Chairman Donaldson and Legislators Archer, Gregorius, Lopez and

Wawro), and the Ways and Means Committee (Chairman Gerentine and Legislators

Bartels, Belfiglio, Briggs, Maio, Maloney, Provenzano and Rodriguez)

Chairman of the Legislative Programs, Education and Community Services

Committee, David B. Donaldson, and Deputy Chairman Mary Wawro offer the

following:

WHEREAS, pursuant to the Consolidated Laws of New York, Education Law

Article 5, Part II, Libraries, §256, Contracts: any authority named in section two

hundred fifty-five may, individually or jointly with another municipal or district body

or tribal government which authorities include County governments, grant money for

the support of the cost of maintaining or the cost of any capital improvements to or

expenditure for one or more: free association libraries, provided such libraries are

registered by the regents; public libraries, provided such libraries are registered by

the regents; and cooperative library systems approved by the commissioner; and

WHEREAS, the Ulster County Legislature has heretofore appropriated the

sum of Seventy Four Thousand Two Hundred Fifty Dollars ($74,250.00) for the

Ulster County Libraries Program to be distributed as agreed to by the majority of

libraries in Ulster County; and

WHEREAS, the majority of libraries have agreed to the distribution of such

funds as follows or equivalent resources:

 AncestryLibrary $ 6,400.00

 Boopsie Mobile Information Access App $13,000.00

 Chilton Auto Repair (MHLS) $ 500.00

 Ebsco Reference Center $ 8,000.00

 Foundation Center (Central Library) $ 1,000.00

 Gale Testing & Education (RCLS) $ 1,200.00

 Gale Testing & Education (MHLS) $ 3,800.00

 HeritageQuestOnline/Historical NYT $ 7,700.00

 IndieFlix $ 8,000.00

 Mango Languages $ 3,400.00

 OverDrive audiobooks/ebooks $17,000.00

 Tumblebooks $ 2,300.00

 Training & Publicity $ 1,950.00

 Total $74,250.00;

now, therefore be it 

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Resolution No. 78 March 18, 2014

2014 Appropriation For The Ulster County Libraries Program

RESOLVED, that the Ulster County Commissioner of Finance is hereby

authorized and directed to pay to the Mid-Hudson Library System the sum of

Seventy Four Thousand Two Hundred Fifty Dollars ($74,250.00) for the Ulster

County Libraries Program; and, be it further

RESOLVED, that the said Mid-Hudson Library System shall render a verified

account of disbursements, including a list of the distribution; and, be it further

RESOLVED, that the County 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 view the books, papers, records and

premises of the Mid-Hudson Library System 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 no County money shall be paid to the said Mid-Hudson

Library System until a memorandum of receipt, signed by the Director or Business

Manager, agreeing to comply with the terms of this Resolution, is delivered to the

County Commissioner of Finance,

and move its adoption.

ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

AYES: 23 NOES: 0

Passed Committee: Legislative Programs, Education and Community Services on

March 5, 2014

Passed Committee: Ways and Means on March 12, 2014

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

$74,250.00 – AS ALLOCATED IN THE 2014 ULSTER COUNTY BUDGET 

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Resolution No. 78 March 18, 2014

2014 Appropriation For The Ulster County Libraries Program

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 18th Day of March, 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 20th Day of March

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

20th Day of March, 2014. 24th Day of March, 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