Resolution No. 140

Establishing Capital Project No. 693, 694, & 695 - 2024 DPW Facility Improvement Program - Amending The 2024 Capital Fund Budget – Department Of Public Works (Buildings And Grounds)

Resolution Information




Referred to: The Public Works, Capital Projects and Transportation Committee (Chair Nolan and Legislators Donaldson, Kovacs, Litts, and McCollough), and The Ways and Means Committee (Chairman Gavaris and Legislators Collins, Hansut, Kovacs, Nolan, and Roberts)


Chair of the Public Works, Capital Projects and Transportation Committee, Kathy Nolan, 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 Department of Public Works; and


WHEREAS, the approved 2024 – 2029 Capital Improvement Program includes a project “DPW Facility Improvement Program” totaling $3,316,487.00, and an annual appropriation of $500,000 in 2024 for medium scale interior and exterior projects; and


WHEREAS, in 2023, the Ulster County Department of Public Works conducted facility condition assessments at various county-owned properties with an eye towards improving, protecting and preserving public assets and infrastructure; and


WHEREAS,  facility condition assessments are used as a proactive tool to address facility needs in a systematic approach; and


WHEREAS,  said facility condition assessments demonstrate a need in response to deferred maintenance and passive capital planning which should have that require immediate attention maintained efficient and safe facilities; and


WHEREAS, in response to said assessments Capital Project No. 693 seeks to improve approximately 300 ft of curbing and 400 ft of ADA compliant sidewalks near entrances and parking lots; remove failing bollards, and restore aging staircases with an anti-slip surface at Golden Hill Office Building and SUNY Kingston, 368 Broadway in Kingston, and at Development Court; and


WHEREAS,  in response to said assessments Capital Project No. 694 seeks to upgrade various electrical equipment, including replacing seven (7) electrical panels Development Court on Albany Avenue and replace two (2) three-phase transformers at Golden Hill Office Building to ensure an effective, reliable and safe electricity supply; and





WHEREAS,  in response to said assessments Capital Project No. 695 addresses  building exterior improvements, such as repairing and improving Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS) infills at 368 Broadway and Development Court to eliminate water infiltration near the windows, expansion joints and entrances, and repairing deteriorating sections of EIFS near doorways and window sills at the Hall of Records; 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 Section 2.1 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 Nos. 693, 694 and 695 be established and funded in a total amount of $500,000.00 in order to provide various improvements to various County buildings; and


WHEREAS, it may be necessary for the Commissioner of Finance to transfer funds between Capital Projects No. 693, 694 and 695; now, therefore, be it


RESOLVED, that Capital Project Nos. 693, 694 & 695 for 2024 DPW Facility Improvement Program are hereby established as follows;




Capital Project No. 693        2024 Facility Improvement Program        $220,000.00

                                                  Site Work, Sidewalks and ADA Curb

  Improvements (Various Locations)        


Capital Project No. 694         2024 Facility Improvement Program       $180,000.00

                                                  Electrical Upgrades and Replacement

                                                 (Various Locations) 




Capital Project No. 695         2024 Facility Improvement Program       $100,000.00

                                                  Exterior Wall and Expansion Joint Repairs 

  (Various Locations)


and, be it further


RESOLVED, that the 2024 Ulster County Capital Fund budget is hereby amended as follows:






HH.5197.0693-2300.2550 (App.#)

Capital Project No. 693






Revenue – Serial Bonds



HH.5197.0694-2300.2550 (App.#)


Capital Project No. 694





HH.5197.0694-3500.5710 (Rev.#)


Revenue – Serial Bonds


HH.5197.0695-2300.2550 (App.#)

Capital Project No. 695




HH.5197.0695-3500.5710 (Rev.#),

Revenue – Serial Bonds



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: April 5, 2024