Supervisors BORN and ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXTENSION OF TWO CASEWORKER POSITIONS FOR THE SCHOOL INTERVENTION PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM

(GLOVERSVILLE ENLARGED SCHOOL DISTRICT)

WHEREAS, the Department of Social Services currently provides caseworker services through the School Intervention Partnership Program (SIPP) in the Gloversville Enlarged School District, with the primary purpose of providing early intervention into the lives of at-risk children to prevent entry into foster care; and

WHEREAS, the Committee on Social Services recommends continuing two (2) SIPP Caseworker positions on the condition that the entire "local share" be funded by the host school district; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors agrees to continue said service, contingent upon the Gloversville Enlarged School District providing the entire local share of associated costs (estimated at 25 percent), with the remaining share (estimated at 75 percent) to be provided from State and Federal reimbursement; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That two (2) Caseworker positions (Union Job Group A-17) be and hereby are extended in the Department of Social Services, effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That this Resolution and continuation of said positions are contingent upon the Gloversville School District providing the entire 25 percent local share for both positions; and, be it further       

RESOLVED, That said contract/agreement shall be subject to further review by the appropriate committee of this Board of Supervisors in the event of any changes/ reductions to State and/or Federal revenues, in order to make necessary budget adjustments and/or contract amendments; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Social Services Commissioner, Personnel Director, CSEA Local 818, Gloversville Enlarged School District, Budget Director/County Auditor, and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

 

 

Seconded by Supervisor FAGAN and adopted by the following vote:

TOTAL:  Ayes: 19   Nays: 0   Vacant: 1 (City of Johnstown – Ward 1)