Resolution No. 343

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

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

WHEREAS, the Gloversville Enlarged School District has requested that the Board of Supervisors reinstate a School Intervention Partnership Program (SIPP) to benefit the District effective October 1, 2018, with the primary purpose of providing early intervention into the lives of at-risk children to prevent entry into foster care; and

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

WHEREAS, Gloversville Enlarged School District will pay the local share of the cost of said Caseworker for the School District if the Board of Supervisors authorizes such a position; and

RESOLVED, That one (1) Caseworker position (Union Job Group A-17, 2018 permanent rate: $22.78 per hour) be and hereby is created in the Department of Social Services; 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; now, therefore be it

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 GREENE and adopted by the following vote:

TOTAL: Ayes: 18 Nays: 0 Absent: 2 (Supervisors Groff and Potter)

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