Referred to: The Public Works, Capital Projects and Transportation Committee (Chairwoman Petit and Legislators Fabiano, Litts, Nolan, and Stewart), and The Ways and Means Committee (Chairman Gavaris and Legislators Cahill, Fabiano, Ronk, and Walter)
Chairwoman of the Public Works, Capital Projects and Transportation Committee, Laura Petit, and Deputy Chair Dean J. Fabiano offer the following:
WHEREAS, this resolution has been submitted at the request of the County Executive on behalf of the Department of Public Works; and
WHEREAS, the Catskill Watershed Corporation has funding available through its Flood Hazard Mitigation Implementation Program (FHMIP); and
WHEREAS, the goals of the FHMIP include funding for structural and nonstructural projects to improve flood resilience in communities located within the boundaries of the New York City water-supply watershed, west of the Hudson River; and
WHEREAS, a Local Flood Analysis report prepared for the Town of Olive in June of 2017 recommended the replacement of the Maltby Hollow Bridge (the “Project”) with a more resilient structure with increased hydraulic capacity; and
WHEREAS, the replacement of the bridge would meet the eligibility requirements of the FHMIP grant program; and
WHEREAS, the County deems the Project to be in the public interest; and
WHEREAS, the CWC Board of Directors agreed to provide funding of capital costs for construction of the Ulster County-owned Maltby Hollow Bridge on Watson Hollow Road in the Town of Olive in an amount not exceed One Million Dollars ($1,000,000.00) conditioned upon Ulster County providing matching capital funding of One Million Six Hundred Twenty-Eight Thousand Dollars ($1,628,000.00); and
WHEREAS, construction of the project is substantially complete and capital construction costs came in under budget; and
WHEREAS, Ulster County requested that CWC funding be reduced to Seven Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($750,000.00) and Ulster County’s match be reduced to One Million Four Hundred Forty-One Thousand Five Hundred Seven Dollars and Ninety-Eight Cents ($1,441,507.98); and
WHEREAS, the CWC Board of Directors approved the request by Ulster County to reduce CWC funding to Seven Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($750,000.00) provided Ulster County provide matching funds of One Million Four Hundred Forty-One Thousand Five Hundred Seven Dollars and Ninety-Eight Cents ($1,441,507.98); now, therefore be it
RESOLVED, that the Ulster County Executive is hereby authorized to sign any Flood Hazard Mitigation Implementation Program forms from CWC in regard to this amendment; and, be it further
RESOLVED, the Legislature authorizes the execution of the associated grant contract amendment with CWC in the form as approved by the County Attorney,
and moves its adoption.
ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:
Passed Committee: Public Works, Capital Projects and Transportation on _________.
Passed Committee: Ways and Means on _____________.
$750,000.00 –ANTICIPATED CAPITAL REVENUES
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Updated: April 11, 2022
Votes on this Resolutionyes no abstained no vote
Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 128
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 128