4. Resolution No. 117

Authorizing The Ulster County Executive To Apply For And Accept Section 5311 Federal And State Funding Under the Terms Of An Existing Continuing Agreement With The New York State Department Of Transportation For The Purchase of One Diesel Low Floor Medium Duty Bus For Fiscal Years 2015/2016 Department Of Public Transportation (Ulster County Area Transit)

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Adopted

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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 offer the

following:

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

behalf of the Ulster County Department of Public Transportation; and

WHEREAS, Ulster County is a designated recipient of Section 5307 and

Section 5311 funds from New York State and the Federal Transit Administration;

and

WHEREAS, Ulster County Area Transit (UCAT) is submitting a request for a

consolidated grant of funds to the New York State Department of Transportation,

pursuant to Section 5311, Title 49 United States Code, for the purchase of one (1)

low floor 30’ diesel bus to replace a vehicle that has reached its useful life for the

2015/2016 fiscal year; and

WHEREAS, the application requires the signature of the Chief Elected

Officer; and

WHEREAS, such bus will be used by UCAT to provide public transportation

service for the County of Ulster; and

WHEREAS, Ulster County and the State of New York have entered into a

continuing agreement which authorizes the undertaking of bus purchases and the

guarantee of payment by the State Federal Share for such buses used in rural areas of

Ulster County; and

WHEREAS, the total estimated cost of these capital purchases is $250,000

with funding sources of 80% Federal ($200,000), 10% State ($25,000), and 10%

Local ($25,000); now, therefore, be it 

 

RESOLVED, that the Ulster County Executive is hereby authorized to execute

an agreement and any amendments thereto, with the New York State Department of

Transportation to apply for and accept funding of New York State and Federal funds

for the purchase of one diesel low floor bus in the amount of $250,000.00 for fiscal

year 2015/2016, in the 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, if funding for this project is eliminated, the project will be

eliminated as well,

and move its adoption.

ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

AYES: 21 NOES: 2

(Noes: Legislators Donaldson and J. Parete)

Passed Committee: Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning and

Transit on March 11, 2015

Passed Committee: Ways and Means on March 11, 2015

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

$250,000.00 – 2015 BUDGETED APPROPRIATIONS DOLLARS

$200,000.00 – 2015 BUDGETED FEDERAL REVENUE DOLLARS

$ 25,000.00 – 2015 BUDGETED STATE REVENUE DOLLARS

$ 25,000.00 – 2015 BUDGETED COUNTY DOLLARS

 

STATE OF NEW YORK

 ss:

COUNTY OF ULSTER

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 17th Day of March 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 20th Day of March

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 March, 2015. 26

th Day of March, 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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Updated: January 18, 2019