Resolution No. 297

Supporting A Grant Application To The Federal Transit Administration For Funding For The Replacement Of Buses And Authorizing The Ulster County Executive To Execute Any Required Applications Or Agreements To Accept Funding – Department Of Public Transpor

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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, 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, the Ulster County Department of Public Transportation (UCAT)

has a grant opportunity through the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Bus and

Bus Facilities Program: Ladders of Opportunity; and

WHEREAS, funding from the grant would allow UCAT to purchase four (4)

30 foot, Low Floor Clean Diesel Cutaway Buses to replace four buses that are

currently in the fleet and have reached the end of their useful lives; and

WHEREAS, the cost to purchase the four buses is $1,100,000.00 which will

be borne at the following ratio: 80% Federal ($880,000.00), 10% New York State

($110,000.00) and 10% Ulster County ($110,000.00); now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, that the Ulster County Legislature hereby supports a grant

application to the Federal Transit Administration’s Bus and Bus Facilities Program:

Ladders of Opportunity; and, be it further

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

required applications or agreements, and any amendments to any documents, to

accept funding agreement with the Federal Transit Administration,

and move its adoption.

 ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

 AYES: 22 NOES: 0

 (Absent: Legislator Fabiano) 

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Resolution No. 297 August 19, 2014

Supporting A Grant Application To The Federal Transit

Administration For Funding For The Replacement Of Buses And

Authorizing The Ulster County Executive To Execute Any Required

Applications Or Agreements To Accept Funding – Department Of

Public Transportation (UCAT)

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

Transit on August 5, 2014

Passed Committee: Ways and Means on August 6, 2014

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

$1,100,00.00 – ANTICIPATED 2015 APPROPRIATION DOLLARS

$ 880,000.00 – ANTICIPATED 2015 FEDERAL REVENUE DOLLARS

$ 110,000.00 – ANTICIPATED 2015 NEW YORK STATE REVENUE

 DOLLARS

$110,000.00 – ANTICIPATED 2015 COUNTY DOLLARS

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