Resolution No. 341

Supervisors BORN AND ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH FULMONT COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY TO OPERATE A WHEELS TO WORK PROGRAM IN THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (100% TRANSPORTATION INITIATIVE GRANT)

WHEREAS, the Commissioner of Social Services received notification from the NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance that Fulton County was selected for Transportation Initiative funding in the amount of $32,125.00 to operate a “Wheels to Work” program in 2018- 19; and

WHEREAS, the Commissioner of Social Services proposes to use a portion of said funds for the contract period September 1 through December 31, 2018 and the remaining funds during 2019; and

WHEREAS, the initiative will provide vehicles, repairs, relevant training and support services to clients receiving Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) who lack access to adequate transportation for the purpose of maintaining or obtaining employment; and

RESOLVED, That upon the recommendation of the Commissioner of Social Services and the Committees on Human Services and Finance, the Chairman of the Board be and hereby is authorized to sign a contract between the Department of Social Services and Fulmont Community Action Agency of Fonda, NY, to operate a Wheels to Work Program in the amount of $16,125.00, effective September 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That this contract is contingent upon approval of the County Attorney; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the 2018 Adopted Budget be and hereby is amended, as follows:

Revenue Account:
Increase A.6010.6010-4610-REV-Federal Aid – DSS - Administration $16,125.00

Appropriation Account:
Increase A.6010.6010-4170-EXP-Programs $16,125.00

and, be it further 

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Social Services Commissioner, Fulmont Community Action Agency, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/ Clerk of the Board.

Seconded by Supervisor BRADT and adopted by the following vote:

TOTAL: Ayes: 18 Nays: 0 Absent: 2 (Supervisors Groff and Potter)

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