Resolution No. 512

Establishing Capital Project No. 529 – Purchase Of Mass Transit Buses – Ulster County Area Transportation (UCAT)

Resolution Information




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

Committee (Chairman James Maloney and Legislators Archer, Delaune, Litts, Maio,

Rodriguez, and Woltman), 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, Maio, James Maloney, Joseph Maloney, and Petit)

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

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


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

behalf of the Ulster County Department of Public Transportation; and

WHEREAS, the approved 2019-2024 Capital Improvement Program includes

a project “Mandatory Replacement – Buses” in the amount of $763,459 for such

project; and

WHEREAS, Resolution No. 108 of March 20, 2018 supported a grant

application to the Federal Transit Administration to accept and administer Federal

5339(B) and 5307 funding for bus replacements in the amount of $295,000 (80%

federal share; 10% state share and 10% local share); and

WHEREAS, Ulster County Area Transit (UCAT) will allocate such funding to

purchase two (2) existing 26’ cutaway buses to replace two (2) existing buses that

have reached the end of their useful life; and

WHEREAS, the total estimated capital cost for the purchase of the two (2) 26’

cutaway buses is $295,000, with funding sources of 80% Federal ($236,000), 10%

State ($29,500); 10% Local ($29,500); and

WHEREAS, Resolution No. 234 of April 19, 2018 supported a grant

application to the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) to

apply, accept, and administer the 2019 Accelerated Transit Capital Program for the

investment and repair of the County’s capital transportation assets; and

WHEREAS, as part of the Accelerated Transit Capital Program, UCAT will

allocate $29,500 for the local share for the purchase of two (2) 26’ cutaway buses;


WHEREAS, Resolution No. 253 of June 19, 2018 authorized the County

Executive to apply, accept, and administer $768,459 in grant funding through the

NYSDOT Public Transportation Modernization and Enhancement Program; and


WHEREAS, UCAT will allocate $468,459 of such funding for the purchase

of one (1) 35’ mass transit bus and to replace an existing bus that has reached the

end of its useful life; and

WHEREAS, no County contribution or matching funding is required for the

purchase of the two (2) 26’ cutaway buses and one (1) 35’ mass transit bus; and

WHEREAS, such buses will be used by UCAT to provide public mass

transportation service for the County of Ulster; and

WHEREAS, it is necessary to establish and fund such project in the amount

of $754,468; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, that Capital Project No. 529 is hereby established as follows:


Capital Project No. 529 Two 26’ Low Floor

Cutaway Buses; One (1)

35’ Mass Transit Bus


and be it further

RESOLVED, the 2019 Ulster County Capital Fund Budget is hereby

amended as follows:


HH.5997.0529-2100.2100 Vehicles-Vehicles Buses $763,459.00


HH.5997.0529-3500.5710 Proceeds of Obligations- $763,459.00

(Rev.#) Serial Bonds

and move its adoption.


AYES: 21 NOES: 0

(Absent: Legislators Collins and Maio) 


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

on December 4, 2018

Passed Committee: Public Works and Capital Projects on December 5, 2018

Passed Committee: Ways and Means on December 11, 2018




($236,000 – 31% FEDERAL AID REIMBURSEMENT; $527,459 – 69% STATE





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 18th Day of December 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 19th Day of

December 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

21st Day of December, 2018. 27th Day of December, 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 5, 2019