Resolution No. 119

Authorizing The Chairman Of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute A State Assistance Contract With The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation For Grant Funding For The Butternut Cove Culvert Rehabilitation and Slope Stabilization Project along the Ulster & Delaware Railroad Corridor

Resolution Information




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

Committee (Chairman Maloney and Legislators Berky, Delaune, Lapp, Litts, Maio

and Rodriguez), The Energy and Environment Committee (Chairman R. Parete and

Legislators Bartels, Heppner, Lapp, and Wawro), and The Ways and Means

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

Maio, and Maloney)


Chairman of the Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning, and Transit

Committee, James F. Maloney, and Deputy Chairman Hector Rodriguez offer the



WHEREAS, the Butternut Cove Culvert, which is located along the Countyowned Ulster & Delaware (“U&D”) Railroad Corridor on the northern shore of the

Ashokan Reservoir in the Town of Olive, has deteriorated over a period of decades

causing the collapse of elements of the culvert structure and resulting in ongoing

erosion of the U&D embankment; and

WHEREAS, Ulster County was awarded $329,857 in grant funding from the

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation through the Water

Quality Improvement Program to assist the County in addressing the failing culvert

and stabilizing the eroding embankment, which requires execution of a State

Assistance Agreement with NYS DEC; and now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, the Chairman of the Ulster County Legislature is hereby

authorized to execute a State Assistance Contract (Contract No. C305225) and any

amendments thereto, with the New York State Department of Environmental

Conservation for grant funding for the Butternut Creek Culvert Replacement and

Slope Stabilization project; and, be it further

RESOLVED, following execution of the State Assistance Contract, the

Director of Planning and the Deputy Director of Planning are hereby authorized to

submit all necessary grant related documentation and otherwise act for the County

regarding this grant funding; and, be it further

RESOLVED, that the Ulster County Clerk of the Legislature is directed to

send o


RESOLVED, this Resolution shall take effect immediately,

and move its adoption.


AYES: 19 NOES: 4

(Noes: Legislators Donaldson, Greene, R. Parete,

and Wawro)

Passed Committee: Energy and Environment on March 6, 2017

Passed Committee: Ways and Means on March 7, 2017

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

on March 8, 2017







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 22nd Day of March in the year Two Thousand and

Seventeen, 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 24th Day of March

in the year Two Thousand and Seventeen.

|s| Victoria A. Fabella

Victoria A. Fabella, Clerk

Ulster County Legislature

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

24th Day of March, 2017. 30th Day of March, 2017.

|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 29, 2019