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

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH ALBANY LAW SCHOOL TO PLACE AN INTERN IN THE PUBLIC DEFENDER’S OFFICE

WHEREAS, the Public Defender has requested to contract with Albany Law School to place an intern in the Public Defenders Office to work with the Assistant Public Defender assigned to Family Court; and

WHEREAS, the Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Department, approved the Public Defender’s application and granted an order approving said Law Intern Program for the period May 18, 2020 through August 31, 2023; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That upon the recommendation of the Committees on Public Safety and Personnel, the Chairman of the Board be and hereby is authorized to sign a contract with Albany Law School to participate in a Law Intern Program to place a law student intern in the Public Defender’s Office at no cost to the County; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That said contract is subject to the approval of the County Attorney; and, be it further

RESOLVED, that certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Public Defender, 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)