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

RESOLUTION CREATING A SIPP CASEWORKER POSITION FOR THE SCHOOL INTERVENTION PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM IN THE GLOVERSVILLE ENLARGED SCHOOL DISTRICT (SOCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT)

WHEREAS, Resolution 343 of 2018 Created a Caseworker position for the School Intervention Partnership Program in the Gloversville Enlarged School District; and

WHEREAS, the Gloversville Enlarged School District has requested that the Board of Supervisors create a second School Intervention Partnership Program (SIPP) Caseworker to benefit the District with the primary focus of providing early intervention into the lives of at-risk children to prevent entry into foster care; and

WHEREAS, the Commissioner of Social Services proposes to assign one (1) additional SIPP Caseworker to the Gloversville Enlarged School District; and

WHEREAS, Gloversville Enlarged School District will pay the local share of the cost of said additional Caseworker for the School District; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That one (1) Caseworker position (Union Job Group A-17, 2019 permanent rate: $23.28 per hour) be and hereby is created in the Department of Social Services; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the 2019 Adopted Budget be and hereby is amended as follows:

Revenue:
Increase A.6010.6010-1810 – REV – Administration Repayments                $ 6,692.00
Increase A.6010.6010-3610 – REV – DSS – Administration                             6,692.00
Increase A.6010.6010-4610 – REV – Federal Aid – DSS-Administration       13,383.00

Appropriation:
Increase A.6010.6012-1000 – EXP – Services-Payroll                            $26,767.00

and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the Chairman of the Board be and hereby is authorized and empowered to sign a contract, on behalf of the Department of Social Services, with the Gloversville Enlarged School District for an additional prevention caseworker services (SIPP), effective October 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020, said contract subject to the approval of the County Attorney; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That this Resolution and continuation of said position, is 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; 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, Commissioner of Social Services, Personnel Director, CSEA Local 818, Gloversville Enlarged School District, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

 


Seconded by Supervisor BREH and adopted by the following vote:
TOTAL:  Ayes: 19   Nays: 0   Absent: 1 (Supervisor Waldron)
 

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