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 the Department of Public Transportation; and
WHEREAS, there is an ongoing need to reduce highway congestion and reduce the number of single occupancy vehicles on the roads; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to Resolution No. 218 of 2008, the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature executed a three-year agreement with the Town of New Paltz ending November 30, 2011 to provide public transit service between the Town of New Paltz, the Village of New Paltz, and the State University of New York at New Paltz (the “New Paltz LOOP”); and
WHEREAS, pursuant to Resolution No. 229 of 2011, Resolution No. 318 of 2014, Resolution No. 51 of 2017, and Resolution 458 of 2018, the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature executed various agreements with the Town of New Paltz to continue to provide the New Paltz LOOP service; and
WHEREAS, operating funds have been approved in the 2020 Ulster County Budget to continue New Paltz LOOP services for the period beginning December 1, 2020 and ending June 30, 2021; and
WHEREAS, the Ulster County Director of Public Transportation is requesting the execution of a 7-month contract extension with the Town of New Paltz to continue the New Paltz LOOP public transit service for a term beginning December 1, 2020 and ending June 30, 2021 at an estimated operating cost of $22,979.00; now, therefore be it
RESOLVED, that the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature is hereby authorized to execute an agreement and any related amendments with the Town of New Paltz for the period beginning December 1, 2020 and ending June 30, 2021 to continue the New Paltz LOOP public transit service; and, be it further
RESOLVED, that this service will continue contingent upon the availability of local operating funds from the Town of New Paltz and adequate bus fares,
and move its adoption.
ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:
Passed Committee: Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning and Transit on _______________.
Passed Committee: Ways and Means on _______________.
$ 3,283.00 – BUDGETED 2020 APPROPRIATION DOLLARS
$ 3,283.00 – BUDGETED 2020 REVENUE DOLLARS
$19,696.00 – ANTICIPATED 2021 APPROPRIATION DOLLARS
$19,696.00 – ANTICIPATED 2021 REVENUES DOLLARS
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Updated: December 21, 2020
Votes on this Resolutionyes no abstained no vote
Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 394
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 394