Resolution No. 111

Authorizing The Chair of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute A Customer Project Commitment With The New York Power Authority (NYPA) For The Implementation Of Electric Bus Charging Infrastructure Phase I And Amending The 2020-2025 Capital Program And Establishing Capital Project 568 - 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 Cahill and Legislators Archer, Corcoran, Delaune, Litts, Maio, and Uchitelle), The Public Works and Capital Projects Committee (Chairman Fabiano and Legislators Cahill, Greene, Heppner, and Litts), and The Ways and Means Committee (Chairwoman Archer and Legislators Bartels, Gavaris, Haynes, Maio, Ronk, and Walter)

 

Chairman of the Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning, and Transit Committee, Brian B. Cahill, and Deputy Chair Herbert Litts, III 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, UCAT has been collaborating with the Ulster County Department of Environment to facilitate the addition of three battery-electric zero-emission transit buses to its fleet and now requests the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature be authorized to enter into a Customer Project Commitment with the New York Power Authority (NYPA) in order to install electric bus charging infrastructure on the UCAT premises located at 1 Danny Circle, Kingston, NY; and

 

             WHEREAS, the Ulster County Legislature authorized the Chair of the Legislature to enter into a Master Cost Recovery Agreement with NYPA pursuant to Resolution No. 72 dated February 19, 2019; and

 

             WHEREAS, the required local share of entering into the Customer Project Commitment is in the amount of $256,606.00; and

 

             WHEREAS, Resolution No. 110 dated March 18, 2020 supported a grant application to the New York State Department of Transportation Modernization and Enhancement Program to allocate funding to UCAT in the amount of $655,730; and

 

WHEREAS, UCAT will allocate $256,606.00 of such 2020 Modernization and Enhancement Program monies toward the local share required pursuant to the Customer Project Commitment for the installation of electric bus charging equipment; and

 

WHEREAS, no County contribution or matching funding is required for the completion of the installation of the electric bus charging equipment; and

 

WHEREAS, it is necessary to establish and fund such project in the amount of $256,606.00; now, therefore be it

 

RESOLVED, that the 2020-2025 Capital Program be amended and Capital Project No. 530 – Electric Bus Charging Infrastructure Project is hereby established as follows:

 

 

CREATE

AMOUNT

Capital Project No. 530

Electric Bus Charging Infrastructure

Project

$256,606.00

and be it further

 

RESOLVED, that the 2020 Ulster County Capital Fund is hereby amended as follows:

 

                                                           INCREASE                                  AMOUNT

 

 HH.5997.0530.2300.2550             Construction                                     $256,606.00

(App.#)

 

HH-5997.0529.3500.5710              Serial Bonds                                      $256,606.00

(Rev.#)       

 

and, be it further

 

RESOLVED, that the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature is hereby authorized to execute the Customer Project Commitment with NYPA, in the form as filed with the Clerk of the Ulster County Legislature or as modified with the approval of the County Attorney,

 

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:

$256,606.00 – COUNTY CAPITAL FUND APPROPRIATIONS

$256,606.00 – COUNTY REVENUE – SERIAL BONDS

  (100% NYS REIMBURSED)

 

 

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

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Updated: May 26, 2020

Votes on this Resolution

yes no abstained no vote
Tue, Mar 10, 2020 Ways and Means Committee
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 111
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No
Abstained
Wed, Mar 4, 2020 Public Works and Capital Projects Committee
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 111
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No
Abstained
No Vote

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