Supervisor ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPLICATION AND ACCEPTANCE OF HELP AMERICA VOTE ACT GRANT FUNDS (CARES ACT)

WHEREAS, the Board of Elections Commissioners have received notification that Fulton County can apply for a 2020 Help America Vote Act (HAVA) Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) Grant via the New York State Board of Elections to offset certain expenses incurred by the Board of Elections Office related to the COVID-19 virus prevention and mitigation; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Chairman of the Board be and hereby is authorized to sign a grant application and agreement between the Board of Elections Commissioners and the New York State Board of Elections Office to accept Help America Vote Act (HAVA) Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) Grant funds in an amount of $64,731.00; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the Board of Elections Commissioner be, and hereby are authorized to make the following purchases with said funds:
    Mail Envelopes                                    $4,500.00
    Polling Site Cleaning Supplies            $2,000.00
                     Total                                    $6,500.00

RESOLVED, That the 2020 Adopted Budget be and hereby is amended, as follows:

Revenue:
Increase A.1450.1450-3089 – REV – State Aid – Other      $6,500.00

Appropriation:
Increase A.1450.1450-4530 – EXP - Supplies                     $6,500.00

and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Public Health 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)