Resolution No. 55

Authorizing The Chair Of The Ulster County Legislature To Execute An Agreement With The New York State Department Of Transportation (NYSDOT) To Accept New York State Funds For Ulster And Dutchess County Public Transit Service (LINK) – Department Of Public Transportation (Ulster County Area Transit)

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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), 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 (UCAT); and

 

WHEREAS, funding is provided annually by NYSDOT to ensure continuing public transit service connecting Ulster and Dutchess Counties, including service to MetroNorth Train Station, for a period of one year, and expanding service in the NYS Route 9W corridor, with the Kingston to Poughkeepsie LINK; and

 

WHEREAS, the Director of Public Transportation has received notification that the NYSDOT will reimburse eligible costs not to exceed $360,000; and

 

WHEREAS, UCAT has budgeted $360,000.00 of this aid in the 2021 budget and expects to apply for reimbursement of its costs equal to $360,000; and

 

WHEREAS, the Director of UCAT requests the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature be authorized to execute an agreement with the New York State Department of Transportation (Project ID Number 8823.80) for the term January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021 in an amount not to exceed $360,000.00; now, therefore be it

 

RESOLVED, that the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature is hereby authorized to execute an agreement, and any amendments thereto, with the New York State Department of Transportation to accept reimbursement for the operation of the LINK service (Project ID Number 8823.80) including Saturday Service in an amount not to exceed $360,000.00, in form as filed with the Clerk of the Ulster County Legislature or as modified with the approval of the County Attorney,

 

and move its adoption.

 

 

ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

 

AYES:                     NOES:    

 

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

 

Passed Committee: Ways and Means on  _______________.

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

$360,000.00 - BUDGETED 2021 APPROPRIATION DOLLARS

$360,000.00 - BUDGETED 2021 STATE AID REVENUE

 

 

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Updated: March 5, 2021

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