Referred to: The Public Works, Capital Projects and Transportation Committee (Chairwoman Petit and Legislators Erner, Fabiano, Litts, and Nolan), and The Ways and Means Committee (Chairman Gavaris and Legislators Cahill, Criswell, Roberts, and Ronk)
Chairwoman of the Public Works, Capital Projects and Transportation Committee, Laura Petit, and Deputy Chair Dean 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, Sections 133-A, 135, and 135-A of Article 6 of the New York State Highway Law provide authorization for the County to execute intermunicipal agreements with towns for the maintenance of County roads and for the County to lease its highway machinery, tools or equipment to towns for the purpose of maintaining County roads, subject to approval by resolution of both the Ulster County Legislature and the respective town board; and
WHEREAS, some County roads are so located that it is more efficient for towns to perform summer light maintenance, snow plowing, sanding and salting of the roads, thereby greatly decreasing the cost to the County of the road maintenance performed; and
WHEREAS, a 2.59-mile length of County Road 127 (McKinstry Road) and a 2.49-mile length of County Road 129 (Sand Hill Road), both in the Town of Gardiner, are so located that it would be more efficient for the Town of Gardiner to maintain them; and
WHEREAS, the Ulster County Commissioner of Public Works has requested that the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature be authorized to execute an Intermunicipal Shared Services Agreement with the Town of Gardiner for the Town to perform snow plowing, sanding, and salting on these roads, which total 5.08 centerline miles, for the fixed fee of $32,000.00 per year for the three year period beginning October 1, 2023 through September 30, 2026; and
WHEREAS, as part of the agreement, the County will further compensate the Town, based on the number of centerline miles, a performance incentive in the amount of $3,000.00 per year; and
WHEREAS, as part of the agreement, the County will further compensate the Town, based on the increase, if any, in the cost of diesel fuel, in the amount of $2,000.00 over the life of the agreement; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, that the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature is hereby authorized to execute an Intermunicipal Shared Services Agreement, and any amendments thereto, with the Town of Gardiner for performance by the Town of snow plowing, sanding and salting of a 2.59-mile length of County Road 127 (McKinstry Road) and a 2.49-mile length of County Road 129 (Sand Hill Road), for the period October 1, 2023 through September 30, 2026, in the form as filed with the Clerk of the Ulster County Legislature or as modified with the approval of the County Attorney, and, be it further
RESOLVED, that if funding for this program is eliminated then the program will be eliminated as well,
and moves its adoption.
ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:
Passed Committee: Public Works, Capital Projects and Transportation on ________________.
Passed Committee: Ways and Means on ________________.
$35,667.00 – ANTICIPATED 2024 APPROPRIATION DOLLARS
$35,667.00 – ANTICIPATED 2025 APPROPRIATION DOLLARS
$35,667.00 – ANTICIPATED 2026 APPROPRIATION DOLLARS
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Updated: October 13, 2023
Votes on this Resolutionyes no abstained no vote
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 528
Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 528