Resolution No. 262

Amending Capital Project No. 608 Bridge Street Bridge, Town Of Shandaken – Amending The 2022 Capital Fund Budget – Department Of Public Works (Highways & Bridges)

Resolution Information




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 Bridge Street Bridge, which is commonly referred to as Phoenicia Bridge (County Bridge 191, BIN 334780), carries Bridge Street (CR 40) over the Esopus Creek, connecting Main Street in the Hamlet of Phoenicia Town of Shandaken to State Route 28 is a county-owned asset, and.  


            WHEREAS, the Bridge is inundated by high flow events of the Esopus Creek, this project intends to evaluate structure alternatives for replacement and removal and their associated impacts on stream hydraulics.  Design services will include, but not be limited to, a topographic survey, hydraulic design, consideration of water main on the existing bridge, and preparation of bid ready plans and specifications; and 


            WHEREAS, pursuant to Resolution No. 406 dated November 20, 2018, the Bridge was dedicated to and hereby proclaimed the “Michael LaPaglia Bridge;” and


             WHEREAS, Capital Project No. 608 was established pursuant to Resolution No. 467 dated October 18, 2021, in the amount of $150,000.00 to accept a grant from the Cornell Cooperative Extension to offset hydraulic design costs for the Bridge in the Town of Shandaken; and


WHEREAS, based upon examination by the Ulster County Legislature, the County’s funding of this Project constitutes a Type II action as defined under Sections 4.5.5 of the County of Ulster’s State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) Type II List, which was adopted pursuant to Resolution No. 118 dated April 20, 2010; and


WHEREAS, Ulster County has determined that this funding action does not pose a significant potential environmental impact and may be progressed as a Type II action in accordance with 6 NYCRR Part 617 of SEQRA, and does not require any further determination or procedure under SEQRA; and




            WHEREAS, the Commissioner of Public Works requests that Capital Project No. 608 be amended to increase the funding available for design and right of way acquisition services in the amount of $450,000.00 for a total project cost of $600,000.00; now, therefore, be it


RESOLVED, that Capital Project No. 608, Bridge Street Bridge, Town of Shandaken, is hereby amended as follows:

                                                                INCREASE                               AMOUNT


Capital Project No.  608         Phoenicia/Bridge Street Bridge              $450,000.00                                                             

and, be it further


            RESOLVED, that the 2022 Ulster County Capital Fund budget is hereby amended as follows:

                                                            INCREASE                                       AMOUNT                                              

HH.5197.0608-4100.4505              Professional Services                     $600,000.00

(App. #)                                            


HH.5197.0608-3500.5710             Revenue- Serial Bonds                    $600,000.00

(Rev. #),        


and moves its adoption.



AYES:                      NOES:                 


Passed Committee: Public Works, Capital Projects and Transportation on ________________.


Passed Committee: Ways and Means on ________________.








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Updated: May 26, 2022

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