Resolution No. 423

Amending Capital Project No. 529 (Purchase Of Mass Transit Buses And Related Equipment) And Amending The 2019 Capital Fund Budget – Ulster County Area Transportation (UCAT)

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Referred to: The Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning and Transit Committee (Chairman Woltman and Legislators Archer, Delaune, Litts, Maio, Joseph Maloney, and Rodriguez), The Public Works and Capital Projects Committee (Chairwoman Petit and Legislators Fabiano, Greene, Litts, and Nolan), and The Ways and Means Committee (Chairwoman Archer and Legislators Gerentine, Maio, Joseph Maloney, Petit, Rodriguez, and Ronk)

 

Chairman of the Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning, and Transit Committee, Brian J. Woltman, and Deputy Chair Lynn Archer offer the following:

 

WHEREAS, this resolution has been submitted by the County Executive on behalf of the Department of Public Transportation; and

 

WHEREAS, the 2019-2024 Capital Improvement Program includes a project “Mandatory Replacement – Buses” in the amount of $9,290,208.00 for such project; and

 

WHEREAS, Resolution Nos. 255 and 297 of 2019, respectively, supported two grant applications to the Federal Transit Administration to accept and administer Federal 5339(b) and 5311 funding for bus replacements in the amount of $1,745,480.00 (80% federal share; 10% state share and 10% local share); and

 

WHEREAS, Ulster County Area Transit (UCAT) will allocate such funding to purchase two (2) 26’ cutaway buses to accommodate the expansion of service into the City of Kingston, three (3) 35’ transit buses to replace three (3) buses which have reached the end of their useful life, and associated spare bus parts; and

 

WHEREAS, the total estimated capital cost for the purchase of the two (2) 26’ cutaway buses is $295,000.00, with funding sources of 80% Federal ($236,000.00), 10% State ($29,500.00); 10% Local ($29,500.00); and

 

WHEREAS, the total estimated capital cost for the purchase of the three (3) 35’ buses and associated spare parts is $1,450,480.00, with funding sources of 80% Federal ($580,192.00), 10% State ($145,049.00); 10% Local ($145,048.00); and

 

WHEREAS, Resolution No. 358 of 2019 supported a grant application to the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) to apply, accept, and administer the 2020 Accelerated Transit Capital Program for the investment and repair of the County’s capital transportation assets; and

 

 

 

 

WHEREAS, as part of the Accelerated Transit Capital Program, UCAT will allocate $174,547.00 for the local share for the purchase of two (2) 26’ cutaway buses, three (3) 35’ transit buses and associated parts; and 

 

WHEREAS, no County contribution or matching funding is required for the purchase of the two (2) 26’ cutaway buses, three (3) 35’ transit buses, and associated parts; and

 

WHEREAS, such buses will be used by UCAT to provide public mass transportation service for the County of Ulster; and

 

WHEREAS, it is necessary to establish and fund such project in the amount of $1,745,480; now, therefore be it

 

RESOLVED, that Capital Project No. 529 is hereby amended as follows:

 

 

CREATE

 

AMOUNT

Capital Project No. 529

Two 26’ Low Floor Cutaway Buses; Three (3) 35’ Mass Transit Buses

 

$1,745,480

 

 

and, be it further

 

RESOLVED, the 2019 Ulster County Capital Fund Budget is hereby amendedasfollows:

           

                                                                     INCREASE                              AMOUNT

 

HH.5997.0529-2100.2100                        Vehicles-Vehicles Buses            $1,745,480

(App.#)


HH.5997.0529-3500.5710                          Proceeds of Obligations-           $1,745,480

(Rev.#)                                                           Serial Bonds             

 

and move its adoption.

 

 

 

 

ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

 

AYES:                        NOES:    

 

 

Passed Committee: Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning and Transit on ________________.

 

Passed Committee: Public Works and Capital Projects on _______________.

 

Passed Committee: Ways and Means on _______________.

 

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

$1,745,480– ADDITIONAL 2019 CAPITAL APPROPRIATIONS

$1,745,480– ADDITIONAL COUNTY FUNDS-COUNTY SERIAL BONDS

($1,396,384 FEDERAL AID; $349,096 STATE AID REIMBURSEMENT)

 

***A BOND RESOLUTION WILL BE REQUIRED***

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Updated: September 24, 2019

Votes on this Resolution

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Thu, Oct 10, 2019 Ways and Means Committee
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 423
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No
Abstained
No Vote
Wed, Oct 2, 2019 Public Works and Capital Projects Committee
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 423
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No
Abstained
No Vote

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