Resolution No. 296

Authorizing The Chairman Of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute An Agreement With The SUNY New Paltz Student Association To Expand Public Transit Service For The New Paltz Area – Amending the 2014 Ulster County Budget – Department Of Public Transportation (UCAT)

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

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

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

Legislators Bartels, Belfiglio, Briggs, Maio, Maloney, Provenzano and Rodriguez)

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 Department of Public Transportation; and

WHEREAS, there is a need to reduce highway congestion and reduce the

number of single occupancy vehicles on the roads; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Public Transportation currently provides

public transit service connecting Ulster and Dutchess Counties (New Paltz Loop),

including service to the Metro North Train Station; and

WHEREAS, many SUNY New Paltz students utilize the bus service to

connect to the Metro North Train Station in Poughkeepsie; and

WHEREAS, the SUNY New Paltz Student Association has requested that

UCAT expand the service to include weekends, beginning September 1, 2014 and

will reimburse UCAT in an amount equal to the required local share of the service

which is estimated to be $18,536.00 annually; and

WHEREAS, balance of the annual funds necessary to provide this expanded

service will be derived from New York State Operating Assistance ($21,400.00),

National Transit Data Assistance ($1,200.00), and fares ($5,184.00); and

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

UCAT to hire one (1) non-benefitted part-time bus driver and one (1) non-benefitted

part-time dispatcher, with the wages and associated costs to be paid for through the

above stated revenues; now, therefore, be it

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Resolution No. 296 August 19, 2014

Authorizing The Chairman Of The Ulster County Legislature To

Execute An Agreement With The SUNY New Paltz Student

Association To Expand Public Transit Service For The New Paltz

Area – Amending the 2014 Ulster County Budget – Department Of

Public Transportation (UCAT)

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

authorized to sign an agreement with the SUNY New Paltz Student Association, for a

two year term, to fund the local municipal share of the costs of expanding bus transit

service between the Town of New Paltz, the Village of New Paltz, and the State

University of New York at New Paltz in order to connect services in Ulster and

Dutchess Counties; and, be it further

RESOLVED, that the 2014 Ulster County Budget is hereby amended as

follows:

CREATE

5630-2013 Bus Dispatcher, Part Time

(PL #)

INCREASE AMOUNT

AA-5630-5904-1400-1400 Part Time Pay $13,848.00

AA-5630-5904-4510-4510 Insurance, Administrative $333.00

AA-5630-5904-4670-4670 Communication Equipment Rentals $219.00

AA-5630-5904-4690-4690 Maintenance, Auto Repair $1,040.00

(App. #’s)

AA-5630-5904-3120-1750 Departmental Income, $1,728.00

Bus Operations

AA-5630-5904-3120-1789 Departmental Income, $6,179.00

Other Transportation Income

AA-5630-5904-3300-3589 SA, State Operating Assistance $7,133.00

AA-5630-5904-3400-4589 FA, National Transit Data $400.00

(Rev. #’s)

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Resolution No. 296 August 19, 2014

Authorizing The Chairman Of The Ulster County Legislature To

Execute An Agreement With The SUNY New Paltz Student

Association To Expand Public Transit Service For The New Paltz

Area – Amending the 2014 Ulster County Budget – Department Of

Public Transportation (UCAT)

and, be it further

RESOLVED, that continuation of this expanded service is contingent upon the

local operating funds being provided by the SUNY New Paltz Student Association

and bus fares being available and adequate to cover the costs of the service; and, be it

further

RESOLVED, that if funding for this service is inadequate or discontinued,

then the service and/or positions will be eliminated as well,

and move its adoption.

 ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

 AYES: 22 NOES: 0

 (Absent: Legislator Fabiano)

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

Transit on August 5, 2014

Passed Committee: Ways and Means on August 6, 2014

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

$15,440.00 – ADDITIONAL 2014 APPROPRIATION DOLLARS

$ 7,907.00 – ADDITIONAL 2014 REVENUE DOLLARS

$ 7,133.00 – ADDITIONAL 2014 STATE REVENUE DOLLARS

$ 400.00 – ADDITIONAL 2014 FEDERAL REVENUE DOLLARS

$ 0.00 – COUNTY DOLLARS

$30,880.00 – ANTICIPATED 2015 APPROPRIATION DOLLARS

$15,813.00 – ANTICIPATED 2015 REVENUE DOLLARS

$14,267.00 – ANTICIPATED 2015 STATE REVENUE DOLLARS

$ 800.00 – ANTICIPATED 2015 FEDERAL REVENUE DOLLARS

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Resolution No. 296 August 19, 2014

Authorizing The Chairman Of The Ulster County Legislature To

Execute An Agreement With The SUNY New Paltz Student

Association To Expand Public Transit Service For The New Paltz

Area – Amending the 2014 Ulster County Budget – Department Of

Public Transportation (UCAT)

STATE OF NEW YORK

 ss:

COUNTY OF ULSTER

This is to certify that I, the undersigned Clerk of the Legislature of the County of Ulster have compared the

foregoing resolution with the original resolution now on file in the office of said clerk, and which was adopted by said

Legislature on the 19th Day of August, 2014, and that the same is a true and correct transcript of said resolution and of the

whole thereof.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and seal of the County of Ulster this 20th Day of August

in the year Two Thousand and Fourteen.

|s| Victoria A. Fabella

Victoria A. Fabella, Clerk

Ulster County Legislature

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

21st Day of August, 2014. 28th Day of August, 2014.

|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 10, 2019

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