Office of the Ulster County Comptroller

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Kingston, New York 12402
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Press Release Re: Public Pay Dashboard

Kingston, NY (September 6, 2023) -- Today the Ulster County Comptroller’s Office launched a new initiative called The Ulster County Public Pay Dashboard. The Public Pay Dashboard data includes Ulster County employee’s 2022 base pay, overtime pay, and other miscellaneous pay types. The data can be viewed by employee, by title, or by department. “We are excited to provide this new level of transparency. County employees are public employees and their salaries and pay data are public information.

Press Release Re: Broadband Town Hall

Kingston, NY (September 8, 2023) -- The Citizens Commission for Digital Inclusion and the Ulster County Comptroller’s Office are co- hosting a Broadband Town Hall Tuesday, September 12, at 6:00 at the Shandaken Town Hall. Ulster County residents are encouraged to attend to learn more about the Commission’s work to map current broadband access and plan for future broadband needs. Residents will have an opportunity to share their experience.

Recent Reports

Ulster County Solar PILOT Audit – Review of Billing and Collections

Kingston, NY (September 12, 2023) – Ulster County Comptroller March Gallagher released a Solar PILOT Audit – Review of Billing and Collections. Ulster County has seen a significant increase in the deployment of solar installations with 107 megawatts deployed since 2000. Utility scale facilities are required to submit a Notice of Intent to build and operate a solar energy system. As of the close of 2022 Ulster County had approved 12 solar Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) agreements.

Audit of Ulster County CARES 2 Grant Program

The audit found that approximately half of the CARES 2 grant awardees were not eligible to receive a grant based on the terms of the contract between the Ulster County Economic Development Alliance (UCEDA) and Ulster County. The audit also found that: -The language within the contract was unclear. -Inaccurate information with respect to the program’s eligibility requirements was communicated to the public. -Ineligible applications were provided to the scoring committee. -There were errors in the final aggregation of all the data to determine the scores for all the applications.