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Albany County Legislature

ANDREW JOYCE

CHAIRMAN

ALBANY COUNTY LEGISLATURE

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HAROLD L. JOYCE OFFICE BUILDING

STATE STREET, ROOM 710

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ALBANY, NEW YORK 12207

(518) 447-7168 - FAX (518) 447-5695

AGENDA

PUBLIC SAFETY

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COMMITTEE

OCTOBER 24, 2018

PAUL T. DEVANE

CLERK

NECOLE M. CHAMBERSFlus•r DEPUTY CLERK

APPROVING PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES

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LOCAL LAW NO "G" FOR 2018: A LOCAL LAW OF THE COUNTY OF

ALBANY, NEW YORK TO LIMIT THE LENGTH OF TIME THAT CANINES

MAY BE RESTRAINED OUTDOORS TO NO MORE THAN TWO HOURS IN

ANY CONTINUOUS TWELVE-HOUR PERIOD

LOCAL LAW NO. "H" FOR 2018: A LOCAL LAW OF THE COUNTY OF

ALBANY, NEW YORK TO PROTECT CANINES FROM ENCLOSURE IN

DANGEROUSLY HOT OR COLD VEHICLES

LOCAL LAW NO. "R" FOR 2018: A LOCAL LAW OF THE COUNTY OF

ALBANY, NEW YORK PROHIBITING ALBANY COUNTY GOVERNMENT

FROM ASSISTING IN THE INVESTIGATION OF CITIZENSHIP OR

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IMMIGRATION STATUS OF ANY PERSON

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RESOLUTION NO. 376: PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED LOCAL

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NO. "R" FOR 2018

RESOLUTION NO. 491: REQUESTING THE ALBANY COUNTY SHERIFF

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TO UNDERTAKE A COMPREHENSIVE ANALYSIS OF THE ENHANCED

911 INFRASTRUCTURE IN ALBAIW COUNTY

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ADOPTING THE ALBANY COUNTY MULTIJURISDICTIONAL HAZARD

MITIGATION PLAN

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AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE OF GRANT FUNDING FROM STATE

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DIVISION OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY SERVICES

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REGARDING EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS INITIATIVE AND

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AMENDING THE 2018 ALBANY COUNTY BUDGETHonorable Andrew Joyce and Members of the Albany County Legisl

ature:
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LADIES AND GENTLEMEN:The Public Safety Committee of the Albany County Legislature met onSeptember 26

, 2018. Chairperson Lockart, Messrs. Bullock, Clay, Miller, Signoracci,Ward, Tunny, Stevens and Ms. Plotsky were present. The following items werediscussed and/or acted upon:
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6.Approving Previous Meeting Minutes: Unanimously approved.Authorizing an agreement with the Bethleh

em Central School Districtregarding the purchase of property at 58 Verda Avenue in the Town of NewScotland: The Albany County Sheriff requested authorization to execute allnecessary documents and agreements to purchase 58 Verda Avenue (TaxMap 106.3-2-21) in the Town of New Scotland for a total of $325,000consisting of cash and other consideration including five years of in kindsecurity services valued at $127,000. The Sheriff indicated that theClarksville Property would be home to the Sheriffs Patrol Division, CriminalInvestigations Unit, Search and Rescue Team, County Fire Coordinator, andthe Albany County Emergency Medical Services Division. The Sheriff alsoindicated that revenue will be realized from leasing a portion of the premisesto the New Scotland Town Court. After a brief discussion, the Committeevoted unanimously to move the proposal forward for legislative action with afavorable recommendation.Resolution No. 177: Public Hearing on Proposed Local Law No. "G" for 2018:Tabled at the request of the Sponsor.Resolution No. 178: Public Hearing on Proposed Local Law No. "H" for 2018:Tabled at the request of the Sponsor.Local Law No. "G" for 2018: A Local Law of the County of Albany, NewYork to limit the length of time that canines may be restrained outdoors to nomore than two hours in any continuous twelve-hour period: Tabled at therequest of the sponsor.Local Law No. "H" for 2018: A Local Law of the County of Albany, NewYork to protect canines from enclosure in dangerously hot or cold vehicles:Tabled at the request of the sponsor.LQC@I Law. "l" for 2018: A Local Law of the County of Albany to enact therequirements of the International Building Code requiring residential fire
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10.sprinklers in new construction within Albany County: Tabled at the requestof the sponsor.Local La

w No. "R" for 2018; A Local Law of the County of Albany, New Yorkprohibitmg Albany County Government from assisting in the investigation ofcitizenship or immigration status of any person: Tabled at the request of thesponsor.Resolution No. 376: Public Hearing on proposed Local Law No. "R" for 2018:Tabled at the request of the sponsor.Authorizing an agreement with Securis Technologies, Inc. regardingtelephone services at the Correctional Facility: The Sheriff requestedauthorization to enter into a three year agreement with SecurusTechnologies, Inc. regarding telephone services, internet services, and videoconferencing services for inmates at the Albany County Correctional Facility.The Sheriff explained that Securus Technologies, Inc. was selected as themost appropriate option from the several proposals which were submittedthrough the State of New York Sheriffs Association. The Sheriff indicatedthat Securus Technologies, Inc. has agreed to pay the County $1,200,000 atthe beginning of the first year of the contract for both local and long distanceinmate calls, video-conferencing services, internet services, and provide allequipment including voice lecognition software, and service, at no cost to theCounty, $600,000 at the beginning of the second and third years of thecontract for both local and long distance inmate calls, video-conferencingservices, internet services and $115,000 as a one-time technology grant, 20%commissions on video visitation, 10% commissions on paid entertainmentservices, and 20% commissions on Fu-messaging services. After a briefdiscussion, the Committee voted unanimously to move the proposal forwardfor legislative action with a favorable recommendation.Authorizing an agreement with New York State Division of HomelandSecurity and Emergency Services regarding the Homeland Security andEmergency Services regarding the Public Safety Answering PointsOperations Grant Program: The Sheriff requested authorization to enter intoan agreement with the NYS Division of Homeland Security and EmergencyServices in an amount not to exceed $217 ,355 regarding the PSAP OperationsGrant for the term commencing January 1, 2019 and ending December 31,2019. The Sheriff indicated that funding would be used to maintain themulti-jurisdiction Public Safety Answering Points Operations. After a briefdiscussion, the Committee voted unanimously to move the proposal forwardfor legislative action with a favorable recommendation.
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13.Authorizing an agreement with New York State Division of HomelandSecurity and Emergency Services

regarding Emergency PreparednessInitiatives and amending the 2018 Sheriffs Office Budget: The Sheriffrequested authorization to enter into an agreement with the NYS Division ofHomeland Security and Emergency Services in the amount of $113,555regarding the State Law Enforcement and Terrorism Prevention Program for
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a term commencing September 1, 2018 and ending August 31, 2021. TheSheriff indicated that the grant

funding will be used to purchase radioequipment for the 800 mhz Interoperable Communications project. TheSheriff has also indicated a budget amendment is necessary to accept thefunding from the NYS Division of Homeland Security and EmergencyServices. After a brief discussion, the Committee voted unanimously to movethe proposal forward for legislative action with a favorable recommendation.Authorizing submission of a grant application to the New York State Divisionof Homeland Security and Emergency Services regarding FirefighterRecruitment and Retention Program: The Sheriff requested authorization tosubmit a grant application with the NYS Division of Homeland Security andEmergency Sewices regarding Firefighter Recruitment and RetentionProgram Grant in an amount not to exceed $25,000 for a one year periodcommencing with the award of the grant. The Sheriff indicated that noCounty share or in-kind match is required and the NYS Division ofHomeland Security and Emergency Services funding will be used to offset thecosts involved in the recruitment and retention of volunteer firefighters. After
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a brief discussion, the Committee voted unanimously to move the proposalforward for legislative acti

on with a favorable recommendation.Authorizing submission of a grant application to the New York State Divisionof Homeland Security and Emergency Services regarding the ExplosiveDetection Canine Team Program and amending the 2018 Sheriffs OfficeBudget: The Sheriff requested authorization to enter into an agreement withthe NYS Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services in anamount not to exceed $42,000 regarding the Explosive Detection CanineGrant for the term commencing July 26, 2018 and ending August 31, 2020.The Sheriff indicated that funding would be used to purchase an ExplosiveDetection Canine ready vehicle. The Sheriff has also iridicated a budgetamendment is necessary to accept the funding from the NYS Division ofHomeland Security and Emergency Services. After a brief discussion, theCommittee voted unanimously to move the proposal forward for legislativeaction with a favorable recommendation.Respectfully Submitted,The Public Safety Committee
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PATRICE LOCKART, CHAIRPERSON

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WILLIAM M. CLAY

DOUGLAS A. BULLOCK

PAUL MILLER

RALPH SIGNORACCI

VICTORIA PLOTSKY

SEAN WARD

PETER B. TUNNY

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TRAVIS O. STEVENSHonorable Andrew Joyce and Members of the Albany County Legislature:

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LADIES AND GENTLEMEN:The Public Safety Committee of the Albany County Legislature met onOctober 9, 2

018. Chairperson Lockart, Messrs. Bullock, Clay, Miller, Signoracci,Ward, Tunny, Stevens and Ms. Plotsky were present. The following items werediscussed and/or acted upon:
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2.Resolution No. 177: Public Hearing on Proposed Local Law No. "G" for 2018:

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A Local Law of the County of Albany, New York to limit the length of timethat canines may be restrai

ned outdoors to no more than two hours in anycontinuous twelve-hour period. After a brief discussion, a motion was made toamend the date of the public hearing to reflect October 23, 2018, which wasadopted unanimously. After a brief discussion, the committee votedunanimously to move the proposal forward for legislative action with afavorable recommendation.Resolution No. 178: Public Hearing on Proposed Local Law No. "H" for 2018:
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A Local Law of the County of Albany, New York to protect canines fromenclosure in dangerously hot or

cold vehicles: After a brief discussion, amotion was made to amend the date of the public hearing to reflect October23, 2018, which was adopted unanimously. After a brief discussion, thecommittee voted unanimously to move the proposal forward for legislativeaction with a favorable recommendation.Respectfully Submitted,The Public Safety Committee
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PATRICE LOCKART, CHAIRPERSON

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WILLIAM M. CLAY

DOUGLAS A. BULLOCK

PAUL MILLER

RALPH SIGNORACCI

VICTORIA PLOTSKY

SEAN WARD

PETER B. TUNNY

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LOCAL LAW NO. "G" FOR 2018

A LOCAL LAW OF THE COUNTY OF ALBANY, NEW YORK TO LIMIT THE

LENGTH OF TIME THAT CANINES MAY BE RESTRAINED OUTDOORS

TO NO MORE THAN TWO HOURS IN ANY CONTINUOUS TWELVE-HOUR

PERIODIntroduced: 4/9/18By Mr. Clenahan:BE IT ENACTED by the Albany County Legislature as follows:Se

ction 1. Legislative Intent.This Legislature hereby finds and determines that the Albany CountyLegislature has been a leader in protecting the health and welfare of animals inAlbany County.This Legislature also finds and determines that animal owners willsometimes tie their animals to a stationary object outdoors for a short penod oftime.This Legislature further finds and determines that some owners, however,leave their animals tied to a stationary object outdoors for long periods of time, insome cases, all day.This Legislature finds that animals left tied to an object outdoors forprolonged periods often do not have suffcient food, water or shelter from inclementweather.This Legislature further finds that tethers, chains and other restraints canalso injure animals, as the restraint may tangle or catch On other objects.This Legislature also finds that dogs left on tethers, chains and otherrestraints may be more aggressive andcreate a public safety hazard.This Legislature also determines that it is in the best interests of AlbanyCounty residents and their pets to limit the amount of time animals spend tiedoutdoors to a stationary Object.Therefore, the purpose of this Local Law is to lim_lt the length of time thatanimals may be restrained outdoors to no more than two hours in any continuoustwelve-hour period.Section 2. DefinitionsAs used in this Local Law, the following terms shall have the meaningsindicated:(a) 'iPerson" means any individual, firm, partnership, corporation, company,society, association, ox any organized group of persons, whether incorporated or not.Section 3. Prohibitions.(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to tether, leash, fasten, secure, restrain,chain or tie a dog to any statiönary object outdoors or cause such dog to berestrained in a manner that:(1) Endangers such dog's health, safety or well-being;(2) Restricts such dog's access to suitable and sufficient food and water;(3) Does not provide such dog with shelter appropriate to its breed, physicalcondition, and the climate as defined by 5353-b of the New York StateAgriculture and Markets Law; or(4) Unreasonably limits the movement of such dog because it is too short forthe dog to move around or for the dog to urinate or defecate in a separatearea from the area where it must eat, drink or lie down.C)) Notwithstanding the provisions of Subsection (a) of this Section, no personshall tether, leash, fasten, secure, restrain, chain or tie a dog to any objectwith a device that:(1) Is a choke collar or pinch collar, or a similar collar that tightens whenpulled;(2) Restrains the dog in such a manner that it impairs the flow of oxygen orblood to the dog which may cause choking or causes substantial discomfortto the dog;(3) Is embedded, partially embedded or may become embedded in such dog'sskin;(4) Has weights attached Or contains links that are more than 1/4 inch thick;(5) Weighs more than 25% of the dog's total body weight, not to exceed 25pounds for any dog;(6) Is less than 10 feet in length;(7) Because of its design or placement is likely to become entangled;(8) Is long enough to allow such dog to move outside of its owner's property;(9) Would allow the restrained dog to move over an Object Or edge that couldresult in the strangulation of or injury to such dog.(c) No person shall tether, leash, fasten, secure, restrain, chain or tie a dog toany stationary object outdoors for more than two hours in any twelve-hourperiod. And if the dog is tethered to a pulley, running line, or trolley or cablesystem, the top line must be a minimum of fifteen feet long and six or lessfeet above the ground.(d) No person shall tether, leash, fasten, secure, restrain, chain or tie a dog toany stationary object outdoors for any period of time if:(1) The dog is less than 6 months old;(2) There is an active weather alert;(3) Tethering may exacerbate an existing health condition;(4) Multiple dogs are tethered and their tethers may become entangled; or(5) The dog is not displaying current identification as defined by section S 108of New York State Agriculture and Markets Law.Section 4. Enforcement.This Local Law shall be enforced by the offce of the Albany County Sheriffand may also be enforced by any police omcer, peace officer, or local dog control oranimal control officer with jurisdiction within Albany County.Section 6. Penalties for offenses.
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A violation of this Local Law shall be punishable by a fine of not more than$150 for a first offense

, by a fine of not more than $800 for a second offense and by afine of not more than $500 for a third or subsequent offense.Section 6. Applicability.This article shall apply to all actions occurring on or after the effective date ofthis Local Law.Section 7. Severability.If any clause, sentence, paragraph, subdivision, section or part of this LocalLaw or the application thereof to any person, individual, corporation, firm,partnership, entity or circumstance shall be adjudged by any court of competentjurisdiction to be invalid or unconstitutional, such order or judgment shall notaffect, Impair or invalidate the remainder thereof, but shall be confined in itsoperation to the clause, sentence, paragraph, subdivision, section or part of thisLocal Law, or in its application to the person, individual, corporation, firm,partnership, entity or circumstance directly involved in the controversy in whichsuch order or judgment shall be rendered.Section 8. Effective Date.This Local Law shall take effect upon filing with the Secretary of State.Referred to Law and Public Safety Committees — 4/9/18
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LOCAL LAW NO. "H" FOR 2018

A LOCAL LAW OF THE COUNTY OF ALBANY, NEW YORK TO PROTECT

CANINES FROM ENCLOSURE IN DANGEROUSLY HOT OR COLD

VEHICLESIntroduced: 4/9/18By Mr. Clenahan:Section 1. Definitions.As used in this Local Law, the foll

owing terms shall have the meaningsindicated:"Person" means any individual, firm, partnership, corporation, company,Society, association, or any organized group of persons, whether incorporated or not.Section 2. Prohibitions.(a) A person shall not confine an animal in a motor vehicle in a manner thatcould reasonably be expected to threaten the health of the animal due to exposure toextreme heat or cold.(b) After making reasonable effrts to locate the motor vehicle's owner, apolice officer, peace offcer, fire fighter, emergency medical technician, or local dogcontrol or animal control officer may enter a motor vehicle by any reasonable meansto protect the health and safety of an. animal. A police officer, peace omcer, firefighter, emergency medical technician, or local dog control or animal control offcermay enter the motor vehicle for the sole purpose of assisting the animal and maynot search the vehicle or seize items found in the vehicle unless otherwise permittedby law.(c) A police offcer, peace officer, fire fighter, emergency medical technician, orlocal dog control or animal control officer who removes or otherwise retrieves ananimal under this section shall leave written notice in a secure and conspicuouslocation on or in the motor vehicle bearing the officer's or fire fighter's name, titleand the address of the location where the animal may be retrieved. The owner mayretrieve the animal only after payment of all charges that have accrued for themaintenance, care, medical treatment and impoundment of the animal.(d) A police officer, peace officer, fire fighter, emergency medical technician,or local dog control or animal control officer who removes or other,vise retrieves ananimal from a motor vehicle under subsection (b) is immune from criminal or civilliability that might otherwise result from the removal.(e) After making reasonable efforts to locate the motor vehicle's owner, aperson not authorized under subsection (b) may enter a motor vehicle usingreasonable means to protect the health and safety of an animal; provided, however,that the person:(1) determines that there are no reasonable means of egress for the animalfrom the vehicle;(2) has a good faith and reasonable belief, based upon known circumstances,that entry into the vehicle is reasonably necessary to prevent imminentdanger or harm to the animal;(3) notifies law enfircement or calls 911 before entering the vehicle;(4) shall not use more force than reasonably necessary to enter the motorvehicle and remove the animal; and(5) remains with the animal in a safe location in reasonable proximity to thevehicle until law enforcement or another first responder arrives.(O A person who removes an animal from a motor vehicle pursuant tosubsection (e) is immune from criminal or civil liability that might otherwise resultfrom the removal.Section 3. Enforcement.This Local Law shall be enforced by the offce of the Albany County Sheriffand may also be enforced by any police offcer, peace offcer, fire fighter, emergencymedical technician, or local dog control or animal control offcer with jurisdictionwithin Albany County.Section 4. Penalties for offenses.
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A violation of this Local Law shall be punishable by a fine of not more than$150 for a first offense

, by a fine of not more than $300 for a second offense and by afine of not more than $500 for a third or subsequent offense.Section 5. Applicability.This article shall apply to all actions occurring on or after the effective date ofthis Local Law.
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LOCAL LAW NO. "R" FOR 2018

A LOCAL LAW OF THE COUNTY OF ALBANY, NEW YORK PROHIBITING

ALBANY COUNTY GOVERNMENT FROM ASSISTING IN THE

INVESTIGATION OF CITIZENSHIP OR IMMIGRATION STATUS OF ANY

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PERSONIntrod uced: 7/9/18By Messrs. Fein, Simpson and Bullock:BE IT ENACTED, by the Legislature of t

he County of Albany as follows:Section 1. TitleThis local law shall be known as the "Welcoming Albany County Act"Section 2. Legislative IntentThe Legislature finds that Albany County has a diverse population, withresidents from many different cultures and backgrounds, including many differentraces, ethnicities, faiths, and national origins.The Legislature further finds that the residegts of Albany County benefitfrom the County s diverse cultural heritage.The I-ægislature further finds that it is in the best interest of the residents ofAlbany County to be a welcoming place for all people of all walks of life with nodeference to nationality or citizenship.Therefore, the purpose of this local law is to ensure that Albany County is awelcoming place for all individuals and that Albany County omcials do notinvestigate individuals' immigration or citizenship status, do not participate in theenforcement of Federal immigration law, and leave the enforcement of Federalimmigration law to Federal offcials.Section 3. DefinitionsAs used in this local law, the following terms shall have the meaningsindicated:
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A. "Administrative warrant" means an immigration warrant of arrest, orderto detain or release aliens

, notice of custody determination, notice to appear,removal order, warrant of removal, or any other document, issued for a civilimmigration enforcement purpose and that is not issued or signed by a judgeappointed pursuant to article Ill of the United States constitution or a federalmagistrate judge appointed pursuant to 28 U.S.C. S 631. This definition includes,but is not limited to, administrative warrants entered into the Federal Bureau ofInvestigation's National Crime Infoimation Center database. This definition doesnot include' any criminal warrants issued upon a judicial determination of probablecause and in compliance with the requirements of the Fourth Amendment to theU.S. Constitution and New York law.
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B. "Agency' Æeans every Albany County department, agency, division,commission, council, committee, b

oard, or other body established by authority of alocal law, resolution, or executive order, and shall encompass, for the purposes ofthis local law, all contractors performing work on behalf of. the county.
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C. "Agent" means any personemployed by or acting on behalf of an agency orcounty contractor.

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D. "CBP" means the United States Customs and Border Protection agencyand shall include any successor

agency charged with the enforcement of federal civilimmigration laws.
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E. "Certification" means any law enforcement certification or statementrequired by federal immigrati

on law includmg, but not limited to, the informationrequired by Section 1184(p) of Title 8 of the United States Code (including currentUnited States Citizenship and Immigration Service Form 1-918, Supplement B, orany successor forms) for purposes of obtaining a U Visa, or by Section 1184(0) ofTitle 8 of the United States Code (including current United States Citizenship andImmigration Service Form 1-914, Supplement B, or any successor forms) forpurposes of obtaining a T visa.
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F. "Certifying agency" means Albany County law enforcement agency orother authority that has respons

ibility for the investigation, prosecution, orsentencing of quali&ing criminal activity. "Certifring agency" includes any agencythat has criminal investigative jurisdiction in its respective areas of expertise
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G. "Citizenship or immigration status" means an individual's recordedcitizenship or immigration stat

us, as such status is defined in the federalimmigration and nationality act, at the time an agent or agency receives suchinformation.
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H. "Contact information" means home address, work address, telephonenumber, electronic mail address,

social media information, or any other informationthat can be used as a means of locating or contacting an individual.
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I. "Eligible for release from custody" means that the person may be releasedfrom custody because one

of the following conditions has occurred:
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a. All criminal charges against the person have been dropped or dismissed.

b. The person has been acquitted Of all criminal charges filed against him or

c. The person has served all the time required for his or her jail or prisonsentence.

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d. The person is ordered to be released from custody pending the dispositionof his or her pending cr

iminal case.
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e. The person has posted a bond.

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f. The person is otherwise eligible for release under state or local law, or localpolicy.

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J. "Family member" means a person's (i) mother, father, spouse, brother orsister (including blood, s

tep or half), son or daughter (including blood, step or halo,father-in-law, mother-in-law, daughter-in-law, son-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, grandparent or grandchild; or (ii) court-appointed legal guardian or a personfor whom the person is a Court-appointed legal guardian; or (iii) domestic partner orthe domestic partner's mother, father, brother, sister (including blood, step, or half),son or daughter (including blood, step or halo
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K. "ICE" means the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcementagency and shall include any suc

cessor agency charged with the enforcement offederal civil immigration laws.
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L. "Immigration detainer" means a request by ICE or CBP to a federal, state,or local law enforcement

agency that requests that the law enforcement agencyprovide notice of release or maintain custody of an individual, including detainersissued pursuant to Sections 1226 or 1357 of Title 8 of the United States Code or287.7 or 236.1 of Title 8 of the Code of Federal Regulations. These detainers includeDHS Form 1-247-A "Immigration Detainer — Notice of Action"; DHS Form 1-247D"Immigration Detainer — Request for Voluntary' Action"; DHS 1-247X "Request forVoluntary Transfer"; DHS Form 1-247N "Request for Voluntary Notification ofRelease," or any successor forms.
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M. "Immigration enforcement operation" means any operation that isprimarily for the purpose of ident

ifying or apprehending a person or persons: 1) inorder to subject them to civil immigration detention, removal or deportationproceedings, and/or removal or deportation from the United States; or 2) tocriminally prosecute a person or persons for offenses related to immigration status,including but not limited to violations of Sections 1253, 1304, 1306(a) and (b), 1325,or 1326 of Title 8 of the United States Code, or violations of Sections 1028A or 1546of Title 18 of the United States Code.
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N. "Judicial warrant" means a warrant based on probable cause and issuedby a judge appointed pursuan

t to article 111 of the United States constitution or afederal magistrate judge appointed pursuant to 28 USC 631, that authorizes federalimmigration authorities to take into custody the person who is the subject of suchwarrant. This does not include warrants or orders issued by employees of theDepartment of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice, or the ExecutiveOmce for Immigration Review.
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O. "Qualifring criminal activity' means any activity involving one or more ofthe following or any si

milar activity in violation of federal, state, or local criminallaw: rape; torture; traffcking; incest; domestic violence; sexual assault; abusivesexual contact; prostitution; sexual exploitation; female genital mutilation; beingheld hostage; peonage; involuntary servitude; slave trade; kidnapping; abduction;unlawful criminal restraint; false imprisonment; blackmail; extortion;manslaughter; murder; felonious assault; witness tampering; obstruction of justice;perjury; fraud in foreign labor contracting (as defined in Section 1351 of Title 18 Dfthe United States Code); or attempt, conspiracy, or solicitation to commit any of theabove-mentioned crimes. This list of qualifring criminal activity is not a list ofspecific statutory violations, but instead a list of general categories of criminalactivity. Activity not listed in the first sentence of this definition shall be presumedto be qualifying criminal activity when its nature and elements are substantiallysimilar' to any qualifring criminal activity listed herein. Qualifring criminal activitythat occurs during the commission of non-qualifying criminal activity shall beconsidered qualifring criminal activity regardless of whether criminal prosecutionwas sought for the quali&ing criminal activity.
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P. "Victim of qualifring criminal activity' means any individual who hasreported qualifring criminal

activity to a law enforcement agency or certifringagency, or has otherwise participated in the detection, investigation, or prosecutionof quali&ing criminal activity, who has suffered direct or proximate harm as aresult of the commission of any qualifring criminal activity and may include, but isnot limited to, an indirect victim, regardless of the direct victim's immigration orcitizenship status, including the spouse, children under 21 years of age, and, if thedirect victim is under 21 years of age, deceased, incompetent or incapacitated,parents and unmarried siblings under 18 years of age of the direct victim. Abystander victim may also be considered as a "victim of qualifring criminalactivity." More than one victim may be identified and provided with certificationdepending upon the circumstances. For purposes of this definition, the term"incapacitated" means unable to interact with law enforcement agency or certifyingagency personnel as a result of a cognitive impairment or other physical limitation,or because of physical restraint or disappearance.Section 4. Requesting information prohibited
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4No agent or agency shall request information about or otherwise investigateor assist in the investi

gation of the citizenship or immigration status of any person,except as may be required under Section' 10 of this local law, unless such inquiry orinvestigation is required by court order. Notwithstanding this provision, the AlbanyCounty attorney may investigate and inquire about citizenship or immigrationstatus when relevant to potential or actual litigation or an administrativeproceeding in which the county is or may be a party.Section 5. Conditioning benefits, services, or opportunities on immigrationstatus prohibited
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A. No agent or agency shall condition the provision of Albany Countybenefits, services, or opportuni

ties on matters related to citizenship or immigrationstatus unless required to do so by state or federal law, or court order.
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B. Where presentation of a driver's license or identification card issued byNew York State or any U.

S. State or U.S. territory is accepted as adequate evidenceof identity, presentation of a photo identity document issued by another country,such as a drivefs license, passport, or consular identification document orpresentation of a photo' identity issued by a school, college, or 'employer located inthe United States, shall be accepted and shall not subject the person to a higherlevel of scrutiny or different treatment Chan if the person had provided a driver'slicense or identification, card issued by New York State or any U.S. State or U.S.territory except that this subsection (b) shall not apply to the completion of thefederally mandated 1-9 forms.
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C. In order to ensure that eligible persons are not deterred from seekingAlbany County benefits, ser

vices, or opportunities, all agencies shall review theirconfidentiality policies and identify any changes necessary to ensure thatinformation collected from individuals is limited to that necessary to performagency duties and is not used or disclosed for any other purpose, except as may berequired under Section 10 of this local law. A_ny necessary changes to those policiesshall be made within 60 days of the adoption of this local law, consistent withagency procedures.
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D. All applications, questionnaires, and interview forms used in relation toAlbany County benefits,

opportunities, or services shall be promptly reviewed bythe pertinent agencies and any questions regarding citizenship or immigrationstatus, other than those required by statute, federal law, or court order, shall bedeleted within 60 days of the adoption of this local law.Section 6. Immigration enforcement actions and Federal responsibility
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A. No agency or agent shall stop, arrest, detain, or continue to detain aperson after that person be

comes eligible for release from custody or is free to leavean encounter with an agency or agent, based on any of the following
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a. an immigration detainer;

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b. an administrative warrant; or

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c. any other basis that is based solely on the belief that the person is notpresent legally in the U

nited States, or that the person has committed a civilimmigration violation.
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B. No agency or agent shall accept requests by ICE, CBP, or other agencies tosupport or assist in an

y capacity with immigration enforcement operations,including but not limited to requests to (1) provide information (including custodystatus, release date, home address, or work address) regarding persons who may bethe subject of immigration enforcement operations except as may be required underSection 10 of this local law, (2) investigate or interrogate such persons, (3) establishtraffc perimeters, or (4) otherwise be present to assist or support an operation. Inthe event an agent receives a request to support or assist in an unmigrationenforcement operation, he or she shall report the request to his or her supervisor,who shall decline the request, except as may be required under Section 10 Of thislocal law, and document the declination in an interoffce memorandum to theagency director through the chain of command.
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C. NO agency or agent shall enter into an agreement under Section 1357(g) ofTitle 8 of the United St

ates Code or any other federal law that authorizes or permitsstate or local governmental entities to enforce federal civil immigration laws.
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D. Unless presented with a valid and properly issued judicial warrant, noagency or agent shall:

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a. stop, arrest, detain, or continue to detain a person after that personbecomes eligible for releas

e from custody or is free to leave an encounter with anagency or agent;
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b. permit ICE or CBP agents access to a person being detained by, or in thecustody of, the agency oy

agent;

c. transfer any person into ICE or CBP custody;

d. permit ICE or CBP agents use of agency facilities, information (except asmay be required under Se

ction 10 of this local law), or equipment, including anyagency electronic databases, for investigative interviews or other investigativepurpose or for purposes of executing an immigration enforcement operation; or
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e. expend time to respond to ICE or CBP inquiries or communicate with ICEor CBP regarding a person's

custody status, release date, home address, workaddress, or other information, except as may be required under Section 10 of thislocal law.
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6Section 7. Certifications for victims of qualifying criminal activity

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A. A certifring agency shall execute any certification requested by any victimof qualifring criminal

activity or representative of the victim including, but notlimited to, the victim's attorney, accredited representative, or domestic violenceservice provider, within 45 days of receiving the request. If the victim seekingcertification is in federal immigration removal proceedings, the certi$'ing agencyshall execute the certification within 14 days of receiving the request. If the victimor the victim's children would lose any benefits under Sections 1184(p) and 1184(0)of Title 8 of the United States Code by virtue of having reached the age of 21 yearswithin 90 days after the certifring agency receives the certification request, thecertifring agency shall execute the certification no later than 14 days before thedate on which the victim or child would reach the age of 21 years. Requests forexpedited certification must be affirmatively raised by the victim.
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B. If a certifring agency denies a request for certification, the agency shallnot-ifr the applicant

in writing of the basis for the denial and the process forappealing the denial to the agency head. Within 90 days of receiving an applicant'sletter appealing a denial, the certifring agency head shall notify the applicant inwriting that the appeal is rejected and the initial denial is upheld or that the appealis granted and the certi&ing agency will issue a certification.
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C. The head of each certifying agency shall perform, or designate an agentwith a supervisory role wi

thin the agency to perform, the following responsibilities:
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a. respond to requests for certifications;

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b. provide outreach to victims of qualifring criminal activity to inform themof the agency's certifi

cation process; and
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c. keep written records of all certification requests and responses.

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D. All certifying agencies shall implement a language-access protocol for non-English speaking victi

ms of qualifying criminal activity.
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E. A certi&ing agency shall reissue any certification within 45 days ofreceiving a request from the

victim of qualifying criminal activity or representativeof the victim including, but not limited to, the victim's attorney, accreditedrepresentative, or domestic violence service provider.
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F. There is no requirement that there be a current investigation, the filing ofcharges, a prosecutio

n, or a conviction in order for a certifring agency to provide acertification, and there is no statute of limitations on providing a certification.
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G. A certifring agency shall not refuse to provide certifications to applicantswith criminal histori

es or outstanding warrants.
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H. Notwithstanding any other provision of this section, a certifring agency'scompletion of a certifi

cation shall not be considered conclusive evidence that thevictim has met eligibility requirements for a U or T visa, and completion of acertification by a certifring agency shall not be construed to guarantee that a victimwill receive federal immigration relief. It is the exclusive responsibility of federalimmigration officials to determine whether a victim of qualifring criminal activity iseligible for a U or T visa. Completion of a certification by a certifying agency merelyverifies factual information relevant to the immigration benefit sought includinginformation relevant for federal immigration oficia_ls to determine eligibility for a Uor T visa. By completing a. certification, the certifring agency attests that theinformation is true and correct to the best of the certifring offcial's knowledge. Ifafter completion of a certification, the victim unreasonably refuses to assist in theinvestigation or prosecution of the qualifying criminal activity of which he or she is
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a victim, then the certifying agency may notify the United States Citizenship andImmigration Service

s in writing.Section 8. Federal registry programsNo agency or agent shall expend any time, facilities, equipment, information,or other resources of the agency or agent to facilitate the creation, publication, ormaintenance of any federal program to register individuals present in the UnitedStates based on their race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity orexpression, or national or ethnic origin, or the participation of any residents of theAlbany County in such a registry.Section 9. Commitments
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A. The county commits to working with community advocates, policy experts,and legal advocates to def

end the human rights of immigrants.
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B. The Albany County Sheriffs Department will continue to respond torequests from immigrant communit

ies to defend them against all crimes, includinghate crimes, to assist people with limited language proficiency, and to connectimmigrants with social services.
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C. The county recognizes the arrest of an individual increases thatindividual's risk of deportation

even in cases where the individual is found to be notguilty, creating a disproportionate impact from law enforcement operations.Therefore, for all individuals, the Albany County Sheriffs Department willrecogmze and consider the extreme potential negative consequences of an arrest inexercising its discretion regarding whether to take such an action, and will arrest
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8an individual only after determining that less severe alternatives are unavailable orwould be inade

quate to effect a satisfactory resolution.Section 10. Information regarding citizenship or immigration statusNothing in this local law prohibits any Albany County agency from sendingto, or receiving from, any local, state, federal agency, information regarding anindividual's citizenship or immigration status.Section 11. SeverabilityIf any clause, sentience, paragraph, section, subdivision, or other part of thislocal law or its application shall be inconsistent with any federal or statelaw, regulation or rule then the federal or state statute, law, regulation, or ruleshall prevail. If any clause, sentence, paragraph, section, subdivision, or other partOf this local law or its application shall be adjudged by a court Of competentjurisdiction to be invalid or unconstitutional, such order or judgment shall notaffect, impair, or invalidate the remainder of the local law which shall remain in fullforce and effect except as limited by such oi•der or judgment.Section 12. Effective Date and ApplicabilityThis local law shall be effective immediately upon filing in the Offce of theSecretary of State.Referred to Law, Public Safety and Audit and Finance Committees — 7/ 9/ 18
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RESOLUTION NO. 376

PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED LOCAL LAW NO. "R" FOR 2018Introduced: 8/13/18By: Messrs. Fein and Simpson

RESOLVED, By the County Legislature of the County of Albany that a publichearing on proposed Local Law No. "R" for 2018, "A Local Law of the County ofAlbany, New York Prohibiting Albany County Government from Assisting in theInvestigation of Citizenship or Immigration Status of Any Person," be held by theCounty Legislature in the Legislative Chamber, Albany County Courthouse, Albany,New 'York at 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday, August 28, 2018, and the Clerk of the CountyLegislature is directed to cause notice of such hearing to be published containing thenecessary information in accordance with the applicable provisions Of law.Referred to Law, Audit and Finance and Public Safety Committees — 8/ 13/ 18
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RESOLUTION NO. 491

REQUESTING THE ALBANY COUNTY SHERIFF TO UNDERTAKE A

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COMPREHENSIVE ANALYSIS OF THE ENHANCED 911 INFRASTRUCTURE IN

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ALBANY COUNTYIntroduced: 10/9/18By: Mr. A. Joyce, Messrs. Feeney, O'Brien, Burgdorf and MaurielloWHE

REAS, The Albany County Sheriffs Office has primary responsibility for theestablishment of the emergency call center facilities and dispatching of all first respondersewices in Albany County, andWHEREAS, Wireless cellular service in many geographic pockets Of this County fromColonie, Cohoes, Slingerlands to the Hilltowns has recently significantly deteriorated, andWHEREAS, More and more consumers and businesses are choosing to "cut the cord" andreplace landlines entirely with cellular phones and/or rely on Wi-Fi based VoIP services, andWHEREAS, This rapid transformation in how citizens communicate with emergencyresponders requires an equitably rapid response from government in order to ensure all of itscitizens have immediate access to emergency first responder services, andWHEREAS, It has become apparent that the current infrastructure sponsored bytelecommunications firms has become overloaded and appears to be inadequate for thebandwidth required by certain areas of Albany County to protect the life, health, and safety ofour residents, andWHEREAS, The inclusion Of all requisite stakeholders including our EMTs, firstresponders, and PSAP operators is essential for developing a long-term comprehensive solutionfor this issue, now, therefore be itRESOLVED, That the Albany County Sheriff is hereby requested to conduct acomprehensive study of the Enhanced 911 infrastructure in Albany County which shall include,but not be limited to, identification of weak coverage areas, call data collection and analysis,solicitation of public input, and recommendations for further action, and, be it furtherRESOLVTED, That the Albany County Sheriff shall consider holding public hearings,meeting with cellular carriers and their respective regulatory agencies, partnering with otherpublic and private entities which may have existing cellular infrastructure or technology, andidentifring remediation techniques to improve and enhance the existing cellular system as partof this process, and, be it furtherRESOLVED, That every ninety (90) days after the passage of this Resolution, the Sheriffshall brief the Legislature on the status of said study until said study is completed and deliveredas a written report to the whole Legislature, and, be it furtherRESOLVED, That the Clerk of the County Legislature is directed to forward certifiedcopies of this resolution to the appropriate Local, County, and State Officials.
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DANIEL P. MCCOY

COUNTYSeptember 21, 2018Hon. Andrew JoyceChair, Albany County Legislature

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112 State Street, Rm 710Albany, NY 12207Dear Chairman Joyce,

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COUNTY OF ALBANY

OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE

112 STATE STREET, ROOM 1200

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ALBANY, NEW YORK 12207-2021

(518) 447-7040 FAX (518} 447-5589

PHILIP F. CALDERONE, ESQ.DEP'_'IN COUNTY ExccurlVEAlbany County has recently submitted and received

approval for is Hazard Mitigation Plan, a plandesigned to identify potential manmade and natural disasters that may affect the county. This plan hasbeen funded through a grant by FEMA through NYS DHSES. In order to close out the grant and receivereimbursement, the county and each participating municipality must receive approval of the plan.Copies of the plan are available on request or through the County's Department Of Public Works websiteand have notbeen attached due to the large size of the document.Respectfully Submitted,Daniel P. MccoyAlbany County Executivecc: Hon. Dennis Feeney, Majority LeaderHon. Frank Mauriello, Minority LeaderKevin Cannizzaro, Majority CounselArnis Zilgme, Minority CounselCounty of AlbanyLegislation TextFile#•. TMP-0288, Version: 1Purpose of RequestDescription (e.g., Contract Authorization for Information Services):Authorization to Adopt the Albany County Hazard Mitigation PlanType of Action (Choose all that apply):
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O Adoption of Local Law

D Amendment of Prior LegislationApproval/Adoption of Plan/Procedure

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O Bond Approval

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O Budget Amendment

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O Contract AuthorizationCountywide Services

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O Environmental Impact/SEQRHome Rule Request

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O Property ConveyanceÜ Request for ProposalOtherBudget AmendmentIncrease/decrease category (choose a

ll that apply):Contractual
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O Equipment

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O FringeÜ PersonnelPersonnel Non-lndividual

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O RevenueSource Of FundsClick or tap here to enter text.County Ofpage 1 of 3

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112 StreetNbany. NY 12207Printed on 10/100018File#: TMP-0288, Version: 1Contract AuthorizationsType

of Contract:Ü Change Order/Contract Amendment
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O Purchase (Equipment/Supplies)

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O Lease (Equipment/Supplies)C] RequirementsÜ Professional Services

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O Educationnraining

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a GrantChoose an item.Submission Date Deadline Click or tap to enter a date.Cl Settlement of a Claim

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O Release of LiabilityOtherProvider Information:Contract Terms/Conditions:Party (Name/address).Click

or tap here to enter text.Amount/Raise Schedule/Fee: Click or tap here to enter text.Term: Click or tap here to enter text.Scope Of Services: Click or tap here to enter text.Contract:Anticipated in Current Budget: Yes Ü No CFunding Source: Click or tap here to enter text.County Budget AccountsRevenue: Click or tap here to enter text.Appropriation: Click or tap here to enter text.Bond: (Res. No. & Date of Adoption) Click or tap here to enter text.
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CONCERNING ALL REQUESTSMandated Program/Service: Yes No XIf Mandated Cite: Authority Click or tap he

re to enter text.Anticipated in Current Adopted Budget: Yes O NoIf yes indicated Revenue/Appropriation Account: Click or tap here to enter text.Fiscal Impact - Funding (dollars or Percentages) N/AFederal: Click or tap here to enter text.State: Click or tap here to enter text.County Of Albanypage 2 of 3on 10/10/2018byFile #: TMP-0288, Version: 1County: Click or tap here to enter text.Term/Length of Funding: Click or tap here to enter text.Previous requests for Identical or Similar Action:Resolution/Law Number: Click or tap here to enter text.Date of Adoption: Click or tap here to enter text.Justification: (state briefly why legislative action is requested)Albany County has recently submitted and received approval for its Hazard Mitigation Plan, a plan designed to identifypotential manmade and natural disasters that may affect the county. This plan has been funded through a grant byFEMA through NYS DHSES. In order to complete the grant and receive reimbursement, the county and each participatingmunicipality must receive approval of the plan. Copies of the plan are available on request and have not been attacheddue to the large size of the document. A plan is available on the Albany County public Works Website atshtto:/Lvæw.albanvcQunty.com/eovernment/departments/departmentofpublicworks.asppSubmitted By: Michael LalliPolicy AnalystCounty Of Albanypage 3 Of 3Printed on 10/10/2018byDANIEL p. McCoy
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COUNTYOctober 4, 2018Hon Andrew Joyce

COUNTY OF ALBANY

OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE

112 STATE STREET, ROOM 1200

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ALBANY, NEW YORK 12207-2021

(518) 447-7040 FAX (518) 447-5589

WWW.ALBANYCOCNTYCOMPHILdP F, CALDERONE, ESQ.

DEPUTY COUMTY EXECUTIVEChair, Albany County Legislature

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112 State street, 7th FLAlbany, NY 12207Dear Chairman Joyce,The Albany County Executive' s Office, o

n behalf of the Department of Health and Division ofInformation Services, respectfully requests legislative authorization to enter into and execute acontract for Fiscal Year 2019 State Homeland Security Program (SHSP) grant funds from theNYS Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (DHSES).This year the respective agencies identified herein are to receive a total allocation of $452,000.Upon acceptance of the award, the Department of Health intends to utilize $303,075 for thecontinued coordination of emergency preparedness programs, trainings, and exercises. TheDivision of Information Services anticipates utilizing $128,925 toward the necessaryreplacement and enhancement of security features at county-owned, critical infrastructurefacilities, including video surveillance and detection equipment upgrades and data security. TheDepartment Of General Services will use the remaining $20,000 to fund an active shooter plan.DOH will budget their grant money into subsequent annual county budgets. DIS and DGSrequest a budget amendment to include their amounts into the current 2018 budget. StateHomeland Security Program grants are 100% state funded with no county match requirement.Please do not hesitate to contact me with any inquiries.Sincerely,Daniel P. McCoyAlbany County Executicc: Hon. Dennis Feeney, Majority LeaderHon. Frank Mauriello, Minority LeaderKevin Cannizzaro, Majority CounselArnis Zilgme, Minority CounselCounty of AlbanyLegislation TextFile # TMP-0305, Version: 1Purpose of RequestDescription (e.g., Contract Authorization for Information Services):Permission to Accept FY18 SHSP Homeland Security Grant FundingType of Action (Choose all that apply):Adoption Of Local Law
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O Amendment of Prior LegislationApproval/Adoption of Plan/ProcedureBond ApprovalBudget AmendmentCont

ract Authorization
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O Countywide ServicesCl Environmental Impact/SEQRHome Rule RequestProperty ConveyanceÜ Request for P

roposal
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O OtherBudget AmendmentIncrease/decrease category (choose all that apply):ContractualEquipmentFringe

Ü PersonnelÜ Personnel Non-lndividualRevenueSource of FundsNYS Department of Homeland SecurityCounty Of Albanypage I Of 3
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112 S e streetAlbany. NY 12207Printed on 10310/2018File TMP-0305, Version: 1Contract AuthorizationsT

ype of Contract:Change Order/Contract AmendmentPurchase (Equipment/Supplies)
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O Lease (Equipment/Supplies)Ü RequirementsProfessional Services

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O Education/TrainingGrantNewSubmission Date Deadline Click or tap to enter a date.Settlement of a Cl

aim
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O Release of LiabilityOtherProvider Information:Contract Terms/Conditions:Party (Name/address):NYS D

epartment of Homeland Security
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1220 Washington AvenueState Office CampusBuilding 7A suite 710Albany, NY 12242Amount/Raise Schedule/

Fee: Click or tap here to enter text.Term: 9/1/2018 - 8/31/2021Scope Of Services: The State Homeland Security Program FY2018 isa FEMA grant administered by NYSDHSES and will be used for Department of Health and Division of Information Services expenses.Contract:Anticipated in Current Budget: Yes No XFunding Source: NYS Department of Homeland SecurityCounty Budget AccountsRevenue: A3 1680 03306 Homeland Security $128,925 (DE), A3 1664 03306 Homeland Security
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$20,000 (DGS)Appropriation: AS 1680 22050 computer Equipment and Licensing $85,925, AS 1680 44046 Fe

es forServices $43,000, A91164 44046 Fees for Services $20,000 (DGS)Bond: (Res. NO. & Date of Adoption) Click or tap here to enter text.
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CONCERNING ALL REQUESTSMandated Program/Service: Yes Ü NoIf Mandated Cite: Authority Click or tap he

re to enter text.County of Abanypage 2 of 3Printed on IC/IO,'2018File #: TMP-0305, Version: 1Anticipated in Current Adopted Budget: Yes NoIf yes indicated Revenue/Appropriation Agcount: Click or tap here to enter text.Fiscal Impact - Funding (dollars or Percentages) NAFederal: Click or tap here to enter text.State: 100%County: Click or tap here to enter text.Term/Length of Funding: 36 MonthsPrevious requests for Identical or Similar Action:Resolution/Law Number: 17-277Date of Adoption: 7/10/17Justification: (state briefly why legislative action is requested)The NYS Department of Homeland Security has awarded Albany County a total of $452,000 for the SHSP FY18grant. Upon acceptance of the award, the Department of Health intends to utilize $303,075 for the continuedcoordination of emergency preparedness programs, trainings, and exercises. The Division Of InformationServices anticipates utilizing $128,925 toward the necessary replacement and enhancement Of securityfeatures at county-owned, critical infrastructure facilities, including video surveillance and detectionequipment upgrades and data security. The Department Of General Services will use the remaining $20,000 tofund an active shooter plan.DOH will budget their grant money into subsequent annual county budgets. DIS and DGS request a budgetamendment to include their amounts into the current 2018 budget. State Homeland Security program grantsare 100% State funded with no county match requirement.Submitted By: Michael LalliTitle: Policy AnalystCounty of Albanypage 3 of 3Printed on 10/10/2018by LegistarNNEK Homeland SecurityATE and Emergency Services
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ANDREW M. CUOMOGovemorSeptember 18, 2018The Honorable Daniel P. McCoyAlbany County ExecutiveHarold L

Joyce Albany County Offce Building

112 State Street, Room 900Albany, NY 12207Dear Mr. McCoy:

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ROGER L. PARRINO,Commissioner

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I am pleased to inform you that Albany County is awarded $565,555 under the FY2018State Homeland Sec

urity Program (SHSP), per the consensus agreement decidédupon by your region. Funding for this grant is provided by the U.S. Department ofHomeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The New YorkState Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (DHSES) will administerthis funding on behalf of FEMA.As per Federal guidelines, at least 25 percent Of the total awarded to the Albany-Schenectady-Troy Urban Area must be directed towards law enforcement terrorismprevention activities. These activities should be consistent with the efforts of your localCounter Terrorism Zone (CT Z).The performance period for this grant is from September 1, 2018 through August 31 ,2021. Grant extensions beyond this date are highly unlikely. DHSES grantsmanagement staff will work with your designated SHSP grant program point of contactto provide additional administrative guidance in executing this award.Thank you for your continued support of New York State's homeland security efforts.DHSES remains committed to providing you with outstanding support in theadministration Of your homeland security programs. If you have any questions, pleasecontact me at (518) 242-5000 or my Director Of Grants, Shelley Wahrlich, at (518) 402-
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2123.Sincerely,Roger Parrino, Sr.Commissioner

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