Resolution No. 298

Authorizing The Chairman Of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute An Inter-Municipal Shared Services Agreement With The Town Of Hardenburgh For Maintenance Of County Roads Department Of Public Works (Highways And Bridges)

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Referred to: The Public Works and Capital Projects Committee (Chairman Fabiano and

Legislators Allen, Greene, Loughran and Roberts, and The Ways and Means

Committee (Chairman Gerentine and Legislators Bartels, Belfiglio, Briggs, Maio,

Maloney, Provenzano and Rodriguez)

Chairman of the Public Works and Capital Projects Committee, Dean J. Fabiano, and

Deputy Chairman Peter M. Loughran offer the following:

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 enter into 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, and 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 Chairman of the Ulster County Legislature be authorized to enter into an

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 the fixed fee of $78,975.00 per year for the three year period

beginning October 1, 2014 through September 30, 2017; 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 $3,000.00 per year; now, therefore, be it

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Resolution No. 298 August 19, 2014

Authorizing The Chairman Of The Ulster County Legislature To

Execute An Inter-Municipal Shared Services Agreement With The

Town Of Hardenburgh For Maintenance Of County Roads –

Department Of Public Works (Highways And Bridges)

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

authorized to enter into an agreement, and any amendments thereto, with the Town of

Hardenburgh for performance by the Town of summer light maintenance, snow

plowing, sanding and salting of a 6.2-mile length of County Road 102, and a 3.77-

mile length of County Road 7A, and a 1.73-mile length of County Road 145, for the

period October 1, 2014 through September 30, 2017, in the form as filed with the

Clerk of the Ulster County Legislature or as modified with the approval of the

County Attorney; and, be it further

RESOLVED, that if funding for this program is eliminated then the program

will be eliminated as well,

and move its adoption.

 ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

 AYES: 22 NOES: 0

 (Absent: Legislator Fabiano)

Passed Committee: Ways and Means on August 6, 2014

Passed Committee: Public Works and Capital Projects on August 7, 2014

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

$ 81,975.00 – ANTICIPATED 2015 APPROPRIATIONS

$ 81,975.00 – ANTICIPATED 2016 APPROPRIATIONS

$ 81,975.00 – ANTICIPATED 2017 APPROPRIATIONS

$245,925.00 – TOTAL

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Resolution No. 298 August 19, 2014

Authorizing The Chairman Of The Ulster County Legislature To

Execute An Inter-Municipal Shared Services Agreement With The

Town Of Hardenburgh For Maintenance Of County Roads –

Department Of Public Works (Highways And Bridges)

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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