Resolution No. 123

Authorizing The County Of Ulster To Dedicate County Bridge Number 136, Also Known As The Alligerville Bridge, The Bridge That Spans The Rondout Creek On CR 6 Located In The Town Of Rochester, New York In Memory Of Arthur D. Lapp, Sr.

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Referred to: The Public Works and Capital Projects Committee (Chairwoman Petit and Legislators Fabiano, Greene, Litts and Nolan), and The Ways and Means Committee (Chairwoman Archer and Legislators Gerentine, Maio, James Maloney, Joseph Maloney, Petit and Rodriguez)


Legislator Kenneth J. Ronk, Jr. and Legislator Litts offer the following:


WHEREAS, pursuant to Resolution No. 370 dated October 21, 2014, the Ulster County Legislature established a policy for the naming of county-owned assets; and


WHEREAS, the bridge that spans the Rondout Creek on CR 6 located in the Town of Rochester is a county-owned asset; and


WHEREAS, on December 6, 2018 the Town Board of the Town of Rochester unanimously adopted a resolution requesting that the County of Ulster name the above mentioned bridge in honor of Arthur D. Lapp, Sr.; and


WHEREAS, pursuant to the policy for naming of county-owned assets, a public hearing was held on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 6:10 PM in the Legislative Chambers, Ulster County Office Building, 6th Floor, 244 Fair Street, Kingston, New York, to ensure public input on the matter was considered; and


WHEREAS, for over sixty years Arthur Lapp, Sr. served and protected his community as a dedicated Volunteer Firefighter and trainer in the Accord Fire District; and


WHEREAS, Arthur D. Lapp joined the Accord Fire Company on August 8, 1952 and served in numerous positions, including several years as Chief and Commissioner; and


WHEREAS, Arthur D. Lapp, Sr. shared his passion for, and knowledge of, fire services with all of Ulster County by joining the Ulster County Fire Advisory Board on December 28, 1978, and serving as a Director on the Ulster County Volunteer Firemen’s Association; and


WHEREAS, a life-long Ulster County resident, Mr. Lapp was known as an incredible neighbor and mentor to community youth; and




WHEREAS, Arthur D. Lapp, Sr. exemplified the Town of Rochester and the Ulster County community through his enthusiasm for public service, family, farming, hunting, and fishing; and


WHEREAS, the Ulster County Legislature recognizes the late Arthur D. Lapp, Sr. as a distinguished citizen who has made significant contributions to the Town of Rochester and Ulster County; now, therefore, be it


RESOLVED, County Bridge Number 136, also known as the Alligerville Bridge, spanning the Rondout Creek on CR 6 located in the Town of Rochester shall be dedicated to and hereby proclaimed the “Arthur D. Lapp, Sr. Bridge;”


and move its adoption.





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Updated: April 29, 2019