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 (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 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 2021 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 October 15, 2021 from NYSDOT notifying UCAT of available funding in the amount of $655,730; and
WHEREAS, UCAT is encouraged to submit the application for these funds by December 3, 2021; 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 ($655,730.00); 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:
Passed Committee: Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning and Transit on ________________.
Passed Committee: Ways and Means _______________.
$655,730.00 - ANTICIPATED 2022 APPROPRIATION DOLLARS
$655,730.00 - ANTICIPATED 2022 NYS REVENUE DOLLARS
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Updated: January 7, 2022
Votes on this Resolutionyes no abstained no vote
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