Resolution No. 318

Authorizing The Chairman Of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute An Agreement With The Town Of New Paltz To Provide Public Transit Service (New Paltz LOOP) – 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 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, pursuant to Resolution No. 218, July 9, 2008, the Chairman of

the Ulster County Legislature executed a three-year agreement ending November 30,

2011 with the Town of New Paltz, to provide public transit service between the

Town of New Paltz, the Village of New Paltz, and the State University of New York

at New Paltz (the “New Paltz LOOP”); and

WHEREAS, pursuant to Resolution No. 229, October 18, 2011, the Chairman

of the Ulster County Legislature executed a three-year agreement ending November

30, 2014 with the Town of New Paltz, to continue to provide the New Paltz LOOP

service; and

WHEREAS, operating funds have been approved in the 2014 Ulster County

Budget to continue such services for the period ending December 31, 2014; and

WHEREAS, the Ulster County Director of Public Transportation is requesting

the execution of a three-year contract with the Town of New Paltz to continue the

New Paltz LOOP public transit service for the term December 1, 2014 to November

30, 2016 at an estimated operating cost of $101,270.00 annually; now, therefore, be it

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

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

New Paltz, for the term December 1, 2014 to November 30, 2016, to provide public

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

State University of New York at New Paltz; and be it further

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Resolution No. 318 September 23, 2014

Authorizing The Chairman Of The Ulster County Legislature To

Execute An Agreement With The Town Of New Paltz To Provide

Public Transit Service (New Paltz LOOP) – Department Of Public

Transportation (Ulster County Area Transit)

RESOLVED, that this service will continue contingent upon the availability of

local operating funds from the Town of New Paltz and adequate bus fares,

and move its adoption.

 

 

 ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

 AYES: 20 NOES: 0

 (Absent: Legislators Litts, Loughran, and Maloney)

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

Transit on September 22, 2014

Passed Committee: Ways and Means on September 17, 2014

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

$ 8,439.00 – BUDGETED 2014 APPROPRIATION DOLLARS

$ 8,439.00 – BUDGETED 2014 REVENUE DOLLARS

$101,270.00 – ANTICIPATED 2015 APPROPRIATION DOLLARS

$ 15,000.00 – ANTICIPATED 2015 REVENUE DOLLARS – FARES

$ 31,350.00 – ANTICIPATED 2015 INTERMUNICIPAL REVENUE DOLLARS

$ 51,770.00 – ANTICIPATED 2015 STATE REVENUE DOLLARS

$ 3,150.00 – ANTICIPATED 2015 FEDERAL REVENUE DOLLARS

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Resolution No. 318 September 23, 2014

Authorizing The Chairman Of The Ulster County Legislature To

Execute An Agreement With The Town Of New Paltz To Provide

Public Transit Service (New Paltz LOOP) – Department Of Public

Transportation (Ulster County Area Transit)

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 23rd Day of September, 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 25th Day of

September 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

25th Day of September, 2014. 2

nd Day of October, 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: October 8, 2020