Resolution No. 304

Authorizing The Chair Of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute An Intermunicipal Shared Services Agreement With Town Of Hardenburgh For Maintenance Of County Roads – Department Of Public Works (Highways And Bridges)

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

 

WHEREAS, Sections 133-A, 135, and 135-A of Article 6 of the New York State Highway Law provide authorization for the County to execute intermunicipal agreements with towns for the maintenance of County roads and for the County to lease its highway machinery, tools or equipment to towns for the purpose of maintaining County roads, subject to approval by resolution of both the Ulster County Legislature and the respective town board; and

 

            WHEREAS, some County roads are so located that it is more efficient for towns to perform summer light maintenance, snow plowing, sanding and salting of the roads, thereby greatly decreasing the cost to the County of the road maintenance performed; and

 

            WHEREAS, a 6.2-mile length of County Road 102, a 3.77-mile length of County Road 7A, and a 1.73-mile length of County Road 145, all in the Town of Hardenburgh, are so located that it would be more efficient for the Town of Hardenburgh to maintain them; and

 

            WHEREAS, the Ulster County Commissioner of Public Works has requested that the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature be authorized to execute an Intermunicipal Shared Services Agreement with the Town of Hardenburgh for the Town to perform summer light maintenance, snow plowing, sanding, and salting on these roads, which total 11.7 centerline miles, for a term of three (3) years commencing October 1, 2020 and ending September 30, 2023, for a fee of $91,976.00 for the first year and an annual escalation fee of 2% annually for the term of the lease; and

 

            WHEREAS, as part of the agreement, the County will further compensate the Town, based on the number of centerline miles, a performance incentive in the amount of $3,366.00 first year and an annual escalation fee of 2% annually for the term of the lease; and

 

           

WHEREAS, as part of the agreement, the County will further compensate the Town, based on the increase, if any, in the cost of diesel fuel, in the amount of $2,000.00 over the life of the agreement; now, therefore, be it

 

            RESOLVED, that the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature is hereby authorized to enter an agreement with the Town of Hardenburgh for the performance of summer light maintenance, snow plowing, sanding and salting for the period from October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2023, in the form as filed with the Clerk of the Ulster County Legislature or as modified with the approval of the County Attorney,

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Updated: September 24, 2020

Votes on this Resolution

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Tue, Sep 8, 2020 Ways and Means Committee
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 304
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No
Abstained
No Vote
Wed, Sep 2, 2020 Public Works and Capital Projects Committee
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 304
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No
Abstained
No Vote

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