Resolution No. 390

Supporting A Grant Application To The NYS Department Of Transportation To Apply, Accept And Administer Public Transportation Accelerated Transit Capital Program For Upstate Public Transportation Sponsors To Rehabilitate, Restore and Modernize Public Transit Assets, And Authorizing The Ulster County Executive To Execute Any Required Applications or Agreements To Accept Funding- Department Of Public Transportation (UCAT)

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Adopted

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Referred to: The Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning and Transit Committee (Chairman Cahill and Legislators Archer, Corcoran, Delaune, Litts, Maio, and Uchitelle), The Public Works and Capital Projects Committee (Chairman Fabiano and Legislators Cahill, Greene, Heppner, and Litts), 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 the Ulster County Department of Public Transportation; and

 

WHEREAS, Ulster County is a designated recipient of the funding through the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) Public Transportation Modernization and Enhancement Program from New York State, and

 

WHEREAS, such funding provides 100% State capital funding to upgrade and enhance public transportation services to Upstate New York; and

 

WHEREAS, the Ulster County Department of Public Transportation (UCAT) received an award letter on September 14, 2020 from NYSDOT notifying UCAT of available funding in the amount of $178,990; and

 

WHEREAS, UCAT must apply for these funds by October 27, 2020; and

 

WHEREAS, funding from the grant would allow UCAT to invest in and repair capital transportation assets; and

 

WHEREAS, the cost for these improvements will be borne up to the following ratio: 100% State Share ($178,990); now, therefore be it

 

RESOLVED, that the Ulster County Legislature hereby supports a grant application to the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT); 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 New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT),

                         

and move its adoption.                                                                              

 

ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

 

AYES:                     NOES:    

 

 

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

 

Passed Committee: Public Works and Capital Projects on _______________.

 

Passed Committee: Ways and Means on _______________.

 

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

$178,990.00 - ANTICIPATED 2021 APPROPRIATION DOLLARS

$178,990.00 - ANTICIPATED 2021 NYS REVENUE DOLLARS

 

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Updated: December 21, 2020

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