Resolution No. 215

Supporting A Grant Application To The Federal Transit Administration To Apply, Accept And Administer 5307 Urbanized Area Funds And 5307 Funds Transferred From The Rural Transportation Assistance Program-Section 5311(b)(3) Under The Coronavirus Aid, Relief And Economic Security (CARES) Act For Operating Costs And Authorizing The Ulster County Executive To Execute Any Required Applications Or Agreements To Accept Funding – Ulster County Area Transit (UCAT)

Resolution Information




Referred to: The Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning and Transit Committee (Chairman Cahill and Legislators Archer, Corcoran, Delaune, Litts, Maio, and Uchitelle), and The Ways and Means Committee (Chairwoman Archer and Legislators Bartels, Gavaris, Haynes, Maio, Ronk, and Walter)


Chairman of the Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning, and Transit Committee, Brian B. Cahill, and Deputy Chair Herbert Litts, III offer the following:


WHEREAS, this Resolution has been submitted by the County Executive on behalf of Ulster County Area Transit (UCAT); and


            WHEREAS, Ulster County is a designated recipient of funding through the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) allocations of funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act enacted on March 27, 2020, which directly allocated funding to UCAT based on urbanized area formula funding, and which the New York State Department of Transportation transferred to Urbanized Area Formula Grants-Section 5307 Program on May 15, 2020; and


             WHEREAS, funding from this grant would allow UCAT to seek reimbursement for all operating expenses incurred during the COVID-19 pandemic; and


              WHEREAS, the total funding available to UCAT is $4,999,882.00 at 100% federal share; now, therefore, be it


              RESOLVED, that the Ulster County Legislature hereby supports a grant application to the FTA for CARES Act funds; and, be it further


          RESOLVED, that the County Executive is hereby authorized to execute any required applications or agreements, and any amendments to any documents, to accept the funding agreement with the FTA,


and move its adoption.








AYES:                    NOES:        



Passed Committee: Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning and Transit on _______________.


Passed Committee: Ways and Means on _________________.





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Updated: September 21, 2020