Resolution No. 175

Amending Capital Project No. 505 – Replacement Of The Wolven Bridge Over The Sawkill Creek (PIN 8761.76) In The Town Of Woodstock – Transportation Improvement Project (TIP) Not On The State Highway System – Amending The 2018 – 2023 Capital Improvement – Department Of Public Works (Highways And Bridges)

Resolution Information




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

and Legislators Greene, Litts, Nolan, and Roberts), and The Ways and Means

Committee (Chairman Gerentine and Legislators Archer, Bartels, Lopez, James

Maloney, Joseph Maloney, and Petit)

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

Deputy Chair Manna Jo Greene offer the following:


WHEREAS, this resolution has been submitted by the County Executive on

behalf of the Department of Public Works – (Highways & Bridges); and

 WHEREAS, a Project for the Wolven Bridge Replacement on Zena Road over

Sawkill Creek, in the Town of Woodstock, PIN 8761.76 (the "Project") may be

eligible for funding under Title 23 U.S. Code, as amended, that calls for the

apportionment of the costs such program to be borne at the ratio of 80% Federal

funds and 20% non-federal funds; and

 WHEREAS, the Project will replace an existing CorTen bridge that has

reached the end of its service life; and

 WHEREAS, Capital Project No. 505 was established pursuant to Resolution

No. 305, dated July 18, 2017, in an amount of $191,000 to provide authorization and

funding for preliminary engineering and right-of-way incidental work at $191,000 for

the Project; and


WHEREAS, an engineering consultant has been selected for the Project and a

scope of services and cost proposal have been established; and

WHEREAS, based on information provided from such engineering consultant

it has been determined that it is now necessary to increase the federal and non-federal

share of costs for the engineering and right-of-way work for the Project in the amount

of $83,409.00, of which such costs may be reimbursable up to 80% with federal

funds, bringing the total phase of the project cost to $274,409.00; and,

WHEREAS, the project was approved by the Ulster County Transportation

Council in the 2018-2023 Transportation Improvement Program; and




WHEREAS, the County desires to advance the Project by making a

commitment of 100% of the non-federal share of the additional preliminary

engineering work; now

 THEREFORE, the Ulster County Legislature, duly convened, it is hereby


RESOLVED, that the Ulster County Legislature hereby authorizes Ulster

County to pay in the first instance 100% of the federal and non-federal share of the

cost of engineering work for the Project or portions thereof; and, be it further

RESOLVED, the Project is a Type II Action as defined under 6 NYCRR

617.5(c) (2.2) and does not require any determination or procedure under the State

Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) and, be it further

RESOLVED, that in the event the full federal and non-federal share costs of

the Project exceeds the amount appropriated above, the Ulster County Legislature

shall convene as soon as possible to appropriate said excess amount immediately

upon the notification by the County Executive; and, be it further

RESOLVED, that the Chairman of the Ulster County Legislature be

authorized to execute all necessary agreements, certifications or reimbursement

requests for Federal Aid and/or applicable Marchiselli Aid on behalf of Ulster

County with the New York State Department of Transportation in connection with

the advancement or approval of the Project and providing for the administration of

the Project and the municipality’s first instance funding of Project costs and

permanent funding of the local share of federal-aid and state-aid eligible Project costs

and all Project costs within appropriations therefore that are not so eligible; and, be it


RESOLVED, that in addition to the Chairman of the Ulster County

Legislature, the following municipal titles: Commissioner of Public Works, County

Engineer, County Comptroller, and County Attorney are also hereby authorized to

execute any necessary Agreements or certifications on behalf of the Municipality

with NYSDOT in connection with the advancement or approval of the Project

identified in the State/Local Agreement; and, be it further 


RESOLVED, that a certified copy of this resolution be filed with the New

York State Commissioner of Transportation by attaching it to any necessary

Agreement in connection with the Project; and, be it further

RESOLVED, that the 2018 Ulster County Capital Fund Budget is hereby

amended as follows:



HH.5197.0505-4300.4355 Engineer Services $83,409.00

(App. #) Capital Project No. 505

 Wolven Br. Replacement (TIP)

HH.5197.0505-3500-5710 Revenue – Serial Bonds $83,409.00

(Rev. #s)

and move its adoption.


AYES: 22 NOES: 0

(Absent: Legislator Roberts)


Passed Committee: Public Works and Capital Projects on May 2, 2018

Passed Committee: Ways and Means on May 8, 2018








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 15th Day of May in the year Two Thousand and

Eighteen, 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 May in

the year Two Thousand and Eighteen.

|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 May, 2018. 25th Day of May, 2018.

|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: February 1, 2019