Board of Supervisors - Resolutions

Supervisor ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

 

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPLICATION AND ACCEPTANCE OF THE NYS BOARD OF ELECTIONS EARLY VOTING EXPANSION GRANT FOR 2021-2022 (BOARD OF ELECTIONS)

 

WHEREAS, in recent months, the NYS Legislature has enacted several laws altering procedures for elections in New York State, including additional early voting mandates; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Elections Commissioners have requested permission to apply for and accept a 2021-2022 NYS Board of Elections Early Voting Expansion Grant, in the amount of $17,731.14; and

WHEREAS, said Early Voting Expansion Grant was created by the State of New York to assist in early voting by reimbursing local governments for eligible costs related to equipment, staffing and poll site expenses in each county’s early voting plan; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Chairman of the Board be and hereby is authorized to submit an application for, and authorize acceptance of a NYS Board of Elections Early Voting Expansion Grant, in an amount of $17,731.14, to be used for reimbursement of costs related to Early Voting; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That said application and this resolution be contingent upon there being no local match for said grant application; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the Board of Elections Commissioners are directed to return to the Board of Supervisors with a plan to appropriate the $17,731.14 in grant proceeds once said grant is awarded; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Board of Election Commissioners, NYS Board of Elections, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

 

 

 

 

 

Seconded by BORN and adopted by the following vote:

TOTAL: Ayes: 17 Nays: 0 Absent: 3 (Supervisor Fagan, Potter and VanDenburgh)