Resolution No. 117

Amending Capital Project No. 479 - Ulster County Midtown Linear Park (PIN 8761.21) - Authorizing The Chair Of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute Agreements, Certifications And Reimbursement Requests For Federal Aid On Behalf Of Ulster County With The New York State Department Of Transportation For Funding Construction And Construction Inspection Phase And – Amending The 2021 Capital Fund Budget - Department Of Planning

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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 (Chairman Gavaris and Legislators Archer, Bartels, Haynes, Maio, Parete, 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 at the request of the County Executive on behalf of the Department of Planning; and

 

WHEREAS, a Project for the Ulster County Midtown Linear Park, PIN 8761.82 in the City of Kingston (the “Project”) is eligible for funding under Title 23 U.S. Code, as amended, that calls for the apportionment of the costs of such project to be borne at the ratio of 80% federal funds and 20% non-federal funds; and

 

          WHEREAS, Capital Project No. 479 was established pursuant to Resolution No. 503 of 2017 and was amended pursuant to Resolution No. 390 of 2019 to provide for a total authorization and funding for engineering and right-of-way incidentals work for the Project in the amount of $197,945.00; and

 

          WHEREAS, pursuant to Resolution No. 391 of 2019, the Ulster County Legislature adopted and issued a Negative Declaration Under the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) for the construction of the Project; and

 

WHEREAS, Capital Project No. 479 was amended pursuant to Resolution No. 540 of 2019 authorizing right-of-way acquisition funding in the amount of 110,000.00; and

 

WHEREAS, the Ulster County Legislature has approved and agreed to advance the Project by committing 100% of the federal and non-federal shares of the cost of engineering, right-of-way incidentals work and right-of-way acquisition in the first instance; and

 

 

 

WHEREAS, Ulster County desires to advance the Project by making a commitment of 100% of the federal and non-federal share of the costs of construction and construction inspection work for the Project; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, the Ulster County Legislature hereby approves the further progress of the above-subject Project for the construction and construction inspection phase; and, be it further

 

RESOLVED, that the Ulster County Legislature hereby authorizes Ulster County to pay in the first instance 100% of the federal and non-federal share of the cost of construction and construction inspection work for the Project or portions thereof; and be it further

 

RESOLVED, that the sum of $1,744.275.00 is hereby appropriated and made available from Capital Project No. 479 to cover the cost of participation in the construction and construction inspection phase of the Project; and it is further

 

RESOLVED, that in the event the full federal and non-federal share costs of the Project exceeds the amount appropriated above, the Ulster County Legislature shall convene as soon as possible to appropriate said excess amount immediately upon the notification by the Ulster County Executive thereof; and it is further

 

RESOLVED, that the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature be and is hereby authorized to execute all necessary Agreements, certifications and reimbursement requests for federal aid on behalf of Ulster County with the New York State Department of Transportation (“NYSDOT”) in connection with the advancement or approval of the Project and providing for the administration of the Project and the County’s first instance funding of Project costs and permanent funding of the local share of federal aid eligible Project costs and all Project costs within appropriations therefore that are not so eligible; and be it further

 

 

 

 

 

 

RESOLVED, that in addition to the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature, the following municipal titles-- Director of Purchasing, Director of Planning, and Deputy Director of Planning—are also herby authorized to execute any Agreements, certifications and reimbursement requests on behalf of the County with NYSDOT in connection with the advancement or approval of the Project identified in the Federal-Aid Local Project Agreement; and, be it further

 

RESOLVED, that the Ulster County Commissioner of Finance is authorized to make payments associated with the construction and construction inspection; and, be it further

 

RESOLVED, that a certified copy of this Resolution will be filed with the New York State Commissioner of Transportation by attaching it to any necessary Agreement in connection with the Project; and, it is further

 

RESOLVED, that the 2021 Ulster County Capital Fund Budget is hereby amended as follows:

 

INCREASE                               AMOUNT

 

HH.7197.0479. 2300.2550           Construction                               $1,744,275.00

(App.#)                                      

 

HH.7197.0479.3500.5710            Serial Bonds                               $1,341,644.00

(Rev.#)

 

HH.7197.0479.3120.2797            Other Local Sources                    $   402,631.00

(Rev.#)

 

and, be it further

 

RESOLVED, this Resolution shall take effect immediately,

 

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:

$1,744,275.00 - COUNTY CAPITAL FUND APPROPRIATIONS

$   402,631.00 - LOCAL SOURCE CAPITAL REVENUES

$1,341,644.00 - COUNTY CAPITAL REVENUE - SERIAL BONDS

 

 

***A BOND RESOLUTION WILL BE REQUIRED***

 

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Updated: April 5, 2021

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