Supervisors GROFF, CALLERY AND ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE AND THE U.S. DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE DEA ALBANY TACTICAL DIVERSION SQUAD TASK FORCE

WHEREAS, the Sheriff has requested permission for the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office to participate in the Albany Tactical Diversion Squad Task Force of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to share federal and local resources to combat illegal drug trafficking in the Upstate New York area; and

WHEREAS, said participation will involve a Sheriff’s Office Investigator detailed to the Task Force on an as needed basis; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Fulton County Sheriff be, and hereby is, delegated authority to sign an Agreement between the Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to participate in the DEA Albany Tactical Diversion Squad Task Force, effective January 10, 2019 through September 30, 2019; said Agreement subject to approval of the County Attorney;

and, be it further

WHEREAS, the Sheriff was approached by a DEA Special Agent in the Albany, NY DEA Task Force Office to consider joining the Task Force as a cross appointment; and

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Sheriff, U.S. DEA, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

Seconded by Supervisor GREENE and adopted by the following vote:
TOTAL: Ayes: 16 Nays: 0 Absent: 4 (Supervisors Breh, Lauria, Rice and Waldron)

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