Supervisors BREH AND ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXTENSION OF 2018-2020 “UPSTATE QUALITY IMPROVEMENT AND CASELOAD REDUCTION GRANT” FROM NYS OFFICE OF INDIGENT LEGAL SERVICES (PUBLIC DEFENDER)

WHEREAS, Resolution 572 of 2018 authorized Acceptance of 2018-2020 “Upstate Quality Improvement and Caseload Reduction Grant” from NYS Office of Indigent Legal Services in the total amount of $300,000.00 to improve the quality of legal services provided to indigent individuals in Fulton County for the period ending June 30, 2020; and

WHEREAS, the Public Defender has asked the New York State Office of Indigent Legal Services to extend said grant period through June 30, 2021; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Chairman of the Board be and hereby is authorized to sign a contract extension with the New York State Office of Indigent Legal Services through June 30, 2021, for said Upstate Quality Improvement and Caseload Reduction Grant; all other terms and aspects of said contract shall remain in full force and effect; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the Public Defender do each and every other thing necessary to further the purport of this Resolution; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Public Defender, Personnel Director, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seconded by Supervisor BLACKMON and adopted by the following vote:
    Total: Ayes: 18 Nays: 0 Absent: 2 (Supervisors Handy and Kinowski)