Supervisor LAURIA offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES AND THE GLOVERSVILLE SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR THE “EVERY STUDENT SUCCEEDS ACT” (ESSA)

WHEREAS, the “Every Student Succeeds Act” (ESSA) legislation was passed in 2015 and addresses educational needs of children in foster care; and

WHEREAS, the Commissioner of Social Services requests execution of a “Every Student Succeeds Act” (ESSA) Memorandum of Understanding between the Social Services Department and the Gloversville Enlarged School District to safeguard foster children’s educational success by promoting a foster child’s attendance in their district of origin where necessary; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Chairman of the Board be and hereby is authorized to sign a “Every Student Succeeds Act” (ESSA) Memorandum of Understanding between the Social Services Department and the Gloversville Enlarged School District effective upon execution through December 31, 2019; said agreement subject to the approval of the County Attorney; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the Commissioner of Social Services 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, Commissioner of Social Services, Gloversville Enlarged School District, Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board, and to each and every other person, institution or agency who will further the purport of this Resolution.


Seconded by Supervisor YOUNG and adopted by the following vote:
TOTAL:  Ayes: 14      Nays: 0   Absent: 6 (Supervisors Argotsinger, Born, Bradt, Handy, Howard, Waldron)
 

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