9. Resolution No. 310

Authorizing The Chairman Of The Ulster County Legislature To Expand Public Transit Service Between Ulster And Dutchess County (LINK) – Amending The 2015 Ulster County Budget - Department Of Public Transportation (Ulster County Area Transit)

Resolution Information




Referred to: The Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning and Transit

Committee (Chairman Briggs and Legislators Allen, Archer, Bartels, Litts, Maio, and

Maloney), and The Ways and Means Committee (Chairman Gerentine and

Legislators Allen, Belfiglio, Briggs, Gregorius, Maio, Maloney, and Richard Parete)

Chairman of the Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning, and Transit

Committee, Thomas J. Briggs, and Deputy Chairman James F. Maloney and

Legislator Hector Rodriguez offer the following:

WHEREAS, this resolution has been submitted by the County Executive on

behalf of the Department of Public Transportation; and

WHEREAS, Ulster County Area Transit (UCAT) currently provides public

transit service that connects Ulster and Dutchess Counties, including service to the

MetroNorth Train Station (the LINK Route); and

WHEREAS, the Director of Public Transportation has recently been notified

that the New York State Department of Transportation will reimburse Ulster County

for eligible costs associated with the expansion of this route; and

WHEREAS, in order to provide this expanded service it is necessary for

UCAT to hire two (2) full-time benefitted bus drivers (salary - $35,705.00 and

associated costs) to be paid for through State Aid beginning in the fourth quarter of

2015; and

WHEREAS, the Director of UCAT requests the Chairman of the Ulster

County Legislature be authorized to expand the service on the 9W corridor to

Poughkeepsie beginning October 1, 2015; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, that the Chairman of the Ulster County Legislature is hereby

authorized to expand the LINK service and accept reimbursement from the New

York State Department of Transportation for the operation of the expanded LINK

service in an amount not to exceed $340,000, for the term January 1, 2015 through

December 31, 2015, in form as filed with the Clerk of the Ulster County Legislature

or as modified with the approval of the County Attorney; and, be it further


RESOLVED, that the 2015 Ulster County Budget is hereby amended as



5630-1312 Bus Driver, Full Time

5630-1313 Bus Driver, Full Time

(PL #)


AA-5630-5901-1300-1300 Regular Pay $18,053.00

AA-5630-5901-8000-8000 Retirement $4,946.00

AA-5630-5901-8010-8010 Social Security/FICA SS $819.00

AA-5630-5901-8020-8035 Health Insurance Hospital Medical $4,946.00

AA- 5630-5901-1420-1455 Contractual Pay Shift Differential $893.00

AA-5630-5901-4690-4690 Maintenance Auto Repair $2,500.00

AA-5630-5901-4510-4510 Insurance Administrative $83.00

AA-5630-5901-4000-4000 Auto Fuel $3,000.00

AA-5630-5901-4000-4030 Supplies Other General $169.00

AA-5630-5901-4590-4590 Travel $1,560.00

AA-5630-5901-4670-4670 Communication Expense

Equipment Rental $234.00

(App. #’s)

AA-5360-5901-3300-3589 State Aid Other Transportation $37,203.00

(Rev. #’s)


and move its adoption.


AYES: 23 NOES: 0

Passed Committee: Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning, & Transit

on August 4, 2015


Passed Committee: Ways and Means on August 12, 2015


$37,203.00 – 2015 REVENUE DOLLARS





I, the undersigned Clerk of the Legislature of the County of Ulster, hereby certify that the foregoing resolution is

the original resolution adopted by the Ulster County Legislature on the 18th Day of August in the year Two Thousand and

Fifteen, and said resolution shall remain on file in the office of said clerk.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and seal of the County of Ulster this 19th Day of August

in the year Two Thousand and Fifteen.

|s| Victoria A. Fabella

Victoria A. Fabella, Clerk

Ulster County Legislature

Submitted to the County Executive this Approved by the County Executive this

20th Day of August, 2015. 26

th Day of August, 2015.

|s| Victoria A. Fabella |s| Michael P. Hein

Victoria A. Fabella, Clerk Michael P. Hein, County Executive

Ulster County Legislature 

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