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File #: ID-4794    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/1/2022 In control: County Legislature
On agenda: 8/18/2022 Final action: 8/18/2022
Enactment date: 8/18/2022 Enactment #: 331-22
Title: RESOLUTION INTRODUCED BY HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE TO AUTHORIZE COUNTY MANAGER TO ENTER INTO AGREEMENT WITH YOUTH ADVOCATE PROGRAMS, INC. FOR THE PROVISION OF SERVICES FOR YOUTH ASSOCIATED WITH THE RAISE THE AGE LEGISLATION
Narrative of Resolution:
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RESOLUTION INTRODUCED BY HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE TO AUTHORIZE COUNTY MANAGER TO ENTER INTO AGREEMENT WITH YOUTH ADVOCATE PROGRAMS, INC. FOR THE PROVISION OF SERVICES FOR YOUTH ASSOCIATED WITH THE RAISE THE AGE LEGISLATION

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If Resolution requires expenditure of County Funds, provide the following information:
Amount to be authorized by Resolution: $400,000
Are funds already budgeted? Yes
Specify Compliance with Procurement Procedures: Reviewed response of the request for proposal with Director of Purchasing and awarding contract to contractor for the provision of services for youth associated with the raise the age legislation.
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WHEREAS, In April 2017, Governor Cuomo signed into law the "Raise the Age" legislation which will have an impact on the age of juvenile accountability in New York State raising the age to 16 years old effective October 1, 2018 and to 17 years old effective October 1, 2019; and
WHEREAS, included as part of the State Budget are funds to cover a portion of the costs associated with this new law such as community supports; and
WHEREAS, the Department of Social Services wishes to award a portion of R-21-31 to Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. for the period of October 1, 2022 through September 31, 2023. This agreement may be extended, upon mutual agreement, for four (4) additional years on a yearly basis at an amount not to exceed $400,000 a year; and
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, the Sullivan County Legislature does hereby authorize the County Manager to execute an agreement with Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. for the period of October 1, 2022 through September 31, 2023. This agreement may be extended, upon mutual agreement, for four (4) additional years on a yearly basis; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the maximum of the agreement is not to exceed $400,000 per year; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the form of said agreement will be approved by the Sullivan County ...

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