Resolution No. 437

Authorizing An Application For A Grant From The Catskill Watershed Corporation (CWC) For The Maltby Hollow Bridge Replacement Project In The Town Of Olive And Authorizing The Execution Of Any Associated Grant Funding Agreements With CWC – Department Of Public Works

Resolution Information




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, Joseph Maloney, Petit, Rodriguez, and Ronk)


Chairwoman of the Public Works and Capital Projects Committee, Laura Petit, and Deputy Chair Dean J. Fabiano offer the following:


WHEREAS, the Catskill Watershed Corporation has funding available through its Flood Hazard Mitigation Implementation Program (FHMIP); and


WHEREAS, the goals of the FHMIP include funding for structural and nonstructural projects to improve flood resilience in communities located within the boundaries of the New York City water-supply watershed, west of the Hudson River; and


WHEREAS, a Local Flood Analysis report prepared for the Town of Olive in June of 2017 recommended the replacement of the Maltby Hollow Bridge (the “Project”) with a more resilient structure with increased hydraulic capacity; and


WHEREAS, the replacement of the bridge would meet the eligibility requirements of the FHMIP grant program; and


WHEREAS, the County deems the Project to be in the public interest; and


WHEREAS, Resolution No. 65 of 2019 established Capital Project No. 533 in the amount of $120,000.00 to provide authorization for design services for the Project; now, therefore, be it


RESOLVED, that the Ulster County Executive is hereby authorized to sign the Flood Hazard Mitigation Implementation Program application form from CWC; and, be it further


RESOLVED, that in the event the necessary funding is awarded to the County, the Legislature authorizes the execution of the associated grant contract with CWC in the form as approved by the County Attorney,


and move its adoption.






AYES:                        NOES:    



Passed Committee: Public Works and Capital Projects on _______________.


Passed Committee: Ways and Means on _______________.





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Updated: November 21, 2019