Supervisors FAGAN, WILSON AND ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:


WHEREAS, the County installed a sewer line from the Residential Health Care Facility to the City of Gloversville sewage disposal system in 1977; and

WHEREAS, in the 1980’s in accordance with an Inter-municipal Agreement between the County of Fulton, City of Gloversville and, the Gloversville Enlarged School District, the School installed a 10” sewer line from the Meco-McNab Elementary School Building, along County Road 101, where it connects into the County’s pump station along NYS Route 29A; and

WHEREAS, Resolution 437 of 2005 authorized a contract with C.T. Male Associates to prepare a Map, Plan and Report for the proposed creation of Fulton County Sewer District No. 2; and,

WHEREAS, Resolution 364 of 2008 accepted a Draft Map, Plan And Report for the Creation of a proposed Fulton County Sewer District and proposing the County of Fulton as Lead Agency for the SEQRA Process; and

WHEREAS, the County is currently in the process of following through on creation of a Sewer District to service the Meco area; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors desires to accept ownership of said Gloversville Enlarged School District’s sewer line servicing Meco-McNab Elementary School Building at 140 County Highway 101 to improve the efficiency and economy of said new District; and

WHEREAS, said assumption will entail approximately 1252 feet of Sanitary Sewer Line and five (5) Sewer Manholes commencing at the outlet of the Meco-McNab Elementary School Building manhole and running east to the County’s Pump Station on NYS Route 29A; and

RESOLVED, That the Board of Supervisors hereby accepts ownership of the Sewer Line servicing the Meco-McNab Elementary School Building as described herein; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That this Resolution and acceptance of said sewer line is contingent upon the Gloversville Enlarged School District passing a similar Resolution in agreement to the aforementioned; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the Planning Director and County Attorney do each and everything necessary to further the purport of this Resolution; and, be it further 

RESOLVED, That certified copies of said Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Gloversville-Johnstown Joint Sewer Board, NYS Department of Health, Planning Director, Gloversville Enlarged School District, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board and to each and every other person, institution or agency who will further the purport of this Resolution.

Seconded by Supervisor GREENE and adopted by the following vote: TOTAL: Ayes: 18 Nays: 0 Absent: 2 (Supervisors Kinowski and Waldron)