Resolution No. 395

Authorizing The Chair Of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute An Agreement With The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) To Accept Grant Funds And Amending The 2019 Ulster County Adopted Budget – Department Of The Environment

Resolution Information




Referred to:  The Public Works and Capital Projects Committee (Chairwoman Petit and Legislators Fabiano, Greene, Litts, and Nolan), The Energy and Environment Committee (Chairwoman Greene and Legislators Eckert, Heppner, Wawro, and Woltman), and The Ways and Means Committee (Chairwoman Archer and Legislators Gerentine, Maio, Joseph Maloney, Petit, Rodriguez, and Ronk)


Chairwoman of the Energy and Environment Committee, Manna Jo Greene, and Deputy Chair Mary Wawro offer the following:


WHEREAS, this resolution has been submitted by the County Executive on behalf of the Department of the Environment; and


            WHEREAS, the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (“NEIWPCC”), in partnership with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation - Hudson River Estuary Program, released a request for proposals to solicit projects for restoration of watershed connectivity; and


WHEREAS, the Department of the Environment, in consultation with the Department of Public Works, responded to the request for proposals with a project to assess culverts, complete culvert management plans and complete conceptual and final design for select culverts, and the Department of the Environment’s proposal was selected to receive grant funding; and


            WHEREAS, this project would build on the County’s leadership in the stormwater management and resilience planning, and would allow for strategic support for municipalities to similarly assess culverts and plan for their replacement; and


            WHEREAS, this project supports the County’s commitment to furthering actions under Pledge Element 7 Action in the New York State Climate Smart Communities program; and


            RESOLVED, that the Chairwoman of the Ulster County Legislature is hereby authorized to execute an agreement and any related amendments with the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission in the amount of $106,590.00 as well as all necessary understandings, assurances, and additional information as may be required, in the form as filed with the Clerk of the Ulster County Legislature or as modified with the approval of the County Attorney; and, be it further



RESOLVED, that the 2019 Adopted Budget be amended as follows:                            


INCREASE                                    AMOUNT  


AA.8090.3552-4300.4330             Professional Services                       $ 90,290.00

(App. #)


AA.8090.3552-4000.4040              Program Supplies                             $ 16,300.00



AA.8090.3552 -3120.2797             Other Local Sources                        $106,590.00



and move its adoption.





AYES:                        NOES:   



Passed Committee: Public Works and Capital Projects on ____________.


Passed Committee: Energy and Environment on ____________.


Passed Committee: Ways and Means on ____________.






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Updated: October 21, 2019