Resolution No. 419

Establishing Capital Project No. 644 – Site Ready Services For Electric Vehicle Charging Stations –– Department Of Public Works (Buildings & Grounds) And Department Of The Environment

Resolution Information




Referred to:  The Energy, Environment and Sustainability Committee (Chairwoman Greene and Legislators Hansut, Erner, Maloney, and Stewart), 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 the Department of the Environment; and


WHEREAS, the Ulster County Legislature has Enacted Local Law No. 9 of 2015; A Local Law Establishing a Sustainable Green Fleet Policy; and


WHEREAS, said law establishes the policy of the County “to purchase …the most energy efficient and cost-effective vehicles possible…;” and


WHEREAS, the law further states “…Ulster County seeks to move toward zero emission vehicles by promoting the use of electric, hybrid-electric, and sustainable green vehicles by residents and will do so by: …2. Installing electric vehicle charging stations at County-owned facilities;” and


WHEREAS, the project expenditures in the amount of $317,807 for the Electric Vehicle Charging Station Project, were approved in the 2022 – 2027 Capital Program; and


            WHEREAS, planned sites include Ulster County Development Court Facility in the Town of Ulster, Ulster County Probation on Broadway in Kingston, Ulster County Law Enforcement Center (UCLEC) in Kingston, the Trudy Resnick Farber Center in Ellenville, and Ulster Area Transit (UCAT); and


            WHEREAS, this Project supports Green New Deal plan requirements and Ulster County Government Operations Climate Action Plan action VF-5: Install additional EVcharging stations to support fleet operations; and


             WHEREAS, Central Hudson’s Light-Duty Make-Ready Program provides an incentive of 90% of the site preparation project cost to a cap of $6,900 per plug for publicly-accessible Level 2 stations and an incentive of 50% of the site preparation project cost to a cap of $4,500 per plug for non-public Level 2 stations; and



WHEREAS, for publicly accessible EV charging stations, the County will seek funding from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation’s Municipal Zero-emission Vehicle (ZEV) Infrastructure grants program which, if awarded, will fund 80% of the project cost for sites outside of designated disadvantaged communities and 100% of the project cost for sites within designated disadvantaged communities; 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 4.5.11 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. 645 be established and funded in the amount of $317,807.00; now, therefore be it


            RESOLVED, that Capital Project No. 644 for the Electric Vehicle Charging Station Project be established as follows:


                                                            CREATE                                          AMOUNT


Capital Project No. 644                  Electric Vehicle Charging               $317,807.00

                                                            Station Project                            

and, be it further


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


INCREASE                                       AMOUNT                                              

HH.1997.0644-2300.2550             Construction                                     $  50,000.00

(App. #)                                  


HH.1997.0644-4300.4505             Professional Services                      $267,807.00

(App. #)                                          



HH.1997.0644-3500.5710              Serial Bonds                                     $317,807.00

(Rev. #),


and move its adoption.





AYES:                        NOES:    



Passed Committee: Energy, Environment and Sustainability on _______________.


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


Passed Committee: Ways and Means on _______________.









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Updated: July 28, 2022

Votes on this Resolution

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Thu, Aug 4, 2022 Energy, Environment and Sustainability
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 419
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