Resolution No. 379

Establishing Capital Project No. 483–Fire Training Center – Department of Public Works To Provide for Design and Engineering Work and Seeking Lead Agency Status Under the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) (Department of Public Works Buildings and Grounds)

Resolution Information




Referred to: The Law Enforcement and Public Safety Committee (Chairman Briggs

and Legislators Fabiano, Lapp, Maio, and Rodriguez), The Public Works and Capital

Projects Committee (Chairman Fabiano and Legislators Greene, Litts, Loughran, and

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

Legislators Allen, Bartels, Belfiglio, Briggs, Maio, and Maloney)

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, the approved 2016-2021 Capital Improvement Program includes

a project “Fire Training Center” in the amount of $1,921,729.00 for the construction

of a fire training center; and

WHEREAS, a fire training center will provide critical required training for the

County’s firefighters and other first responders necessary for their safety and the

safety of others when encountering the conditions they are likely to be exposed to

during emergency situations; and

WHEREAS, the County is interested in moving forward design and

engineering work for the Fire Training Center so as to ensure that all of the needed

elements and site decisions are provided for prior to the authorization of construction;


WHEREAS, the proposed project being considered includes the construction

of a fire training center and associated access and site facilities which constitutes an

action as defined under NYCRR Part 617.4(b)(6) [SEQRA]; and

WHEREAS, the County is desirous of establishing itself as a lead agency and

conducting a coordinated review as provided for in NYCRR Part 617.6; and

WHEREAS, the Commissioner of Public Works requests that Capital Project

No. 483 be established and funds be provided to accomplish the necessary design and

engineering work; now therefore, be it


RESOLVED, this resolution authorizes expenditures exclusively for design,

engineering and any needed environmental analysis necessary to effectuate the

design of the Fire Training Center; and, be it further

RESOLVED, that pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 617.6(b) (3) of the Regulations

pertaining to Article 8 of the Environmental Conservation Law of New York State

(SEQRA), the Ulster County Legislature hereby declares its intent to serve as Lead

Agency for the above recited project; and, be it further

RESOLVED, that the Ulster County Legislature has determined, after review

of the criteria contained in 6 NYCRR Parts 617.4 (b)(6), that the project is a Unlisted

Action; and, be it further

RESOLVED, that the Ulster County Legislature will conduct a coordinated

review and circulate its Notice of Intent to serve as Lead Agency, together with the

EAF and accompanying documentation to all interested and involved agencies

pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 617.6(b) (2) (i) and 6 NYCRR Part 617.6(b) (3); and, be

it further

RESOLVED, that pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 617.6(b) (3), at the conclusion

of an otherwise unchallenged thirty (30) day period following the date of transmittal

of the Notice of Intent, the EAF and documentation aforesaid to the interested

agencies, the Legislature shall become the Lead Agency under SEQRA for this

project; and, be it further

RESOLVED, that Capital Project No. 483, Fire Training Center is hereby

established as follows:


Capital Project No. 483 Fire Training Center

and, be it further


RESOLVED, that the 2016 Ulster County Capital Fund is hereby amended as




HH.1997.0482-4300.4355 Professional Services $152,000.00

(App. #) Engineering

HH.1997.0482-3500.5710 Revenue- Serial Bonds $152,000.00

(Rev. #)

and moves its adoption.


AYES: 22 NOES: 0

(Absent: Legislator Maio)

Passed Committee: Law Enforcement and Public Safety on August 2, 2016

Passed Committee: Public Works and Capital Projects on August 4, 2016

Passed Committee: Ways and Means on August 9, 2016








I, the undersigned Clerk of the Legislature of the County of Ulster, hereby certify that the foregoing resolution is

the original resolution adopted by the Ulster County Legislature on the 16th Day of August in the year Two Thousand and

Sixteen, and said resolution shall remain on file in the office of said clerk.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and seal of the County of Ulster this 17th Day of August

in the year Two Thousand and Sixteen.

|s| Victoria A. Fabella

Victoria A. Fabella, Clerk

Ulster County Legislature

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

17th Day of August, 2016. 19th Day of August, 2016.

|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 25, 2019