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File #: ID-4871    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/15/2022 In control: County Legislature
On agenda: 8/18/2022 Final action: 8/18/2022
Enactment date: 8/18/2022 Enactment #: 345-22
Title: Authorize lease agreement for Department of Health
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Authorize lease agreement for Department of Health
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RESOLUTION INTRODUCED BY EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING LEASE AGREEMENT FOR DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.

Legislators Doherty, and Salomone offer the following:

WHEREAS: The County of Sullivan is currently in the low 20th percentile in health rankings among counties in New York State; and

WHEREAS; Sullivan County does not have a formally constituted Department of Health to carry out critical functions and must rely upon the New York State Department of Health and

WHEREAS: Services offered at the Department of Health offices currently located in Monticello, New York are critically important to the safe operation of camps, restaurants and school throughout Sullivan County; and

WHEREAS: The New York State Department of Health made an Administrative Decision to re-locate its field office from Monticello, New York to Middletown, New York; and

WHEREAS: The County of Sullivan views that Administrative decision as one that would have a potentially negative impact on the health and safety of the residents and visitors to Sullivan County; and

WHEREAS: The Department of Health, working together with the Office of the County Manager and the Sullivan County Legislature has agreed to open and maintain a satellite field office in Liberty, New York within the Sullivan County Public Health complex ; and

WHEREAS: The Sullivan County Legislature is anxious to ensure and safeguard the health and welfare of the residents and visitors to Sullivan County; Now therefore it is

RESOLVED: The County Manager or the Chairman of the Sullivan County Legislature are hereby authorized to negotiate and execute an agreement with the New York St...

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