Supervisor ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND NYS BOARD OF ELECTIONS FOR USE OF AID TO LOCALITIES GRANT FUNDING (100% STATE AID)

WHEREAS, Resolution 228 of 2019 authorized Application and Acceptance of NYS Board of Elections Aid to Localities Grant (100% State Aid) in the amount of $31,643.00; and

WHEREAS, said grant was created by the State of New York to assist the implementation of early voting by reimbursing local governments for eligible costs related to equipment, staffing and pool site expenses in each county’s early voting plan; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Elections was required to return to the Board of Supervisors with a plan to appropriate the $31,643.00 in grant proceeds; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Chairman of the Board be and hereby is authorized to sign a contract between the County and the NYS Board of Elections to obtain reimbursement of costs related to the implementation of Early Voting; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the 2019 Adopted Budget be and hereby is amended as follows:

Decrease A.1000.0599-0599-REV-Appropriated Fund Balance            $2,700.00

Revenue
Increase A.1450.1450-3089 – REV – State Aid – Other                        $5,000.00

Appropriation
Increase A.1450.1450-1100 – EXP – Overtime                                     $2,300.00

and, be it further,

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

Seconded by Supervisor PERRY and adopted by the following vote:
TOTAL:  Ayes: 18   Nays: 0   Absent: 2 (Supervisors Kinowski and Waldron)


 

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