Board of Supervisors - Resolutions

Supervisors GROFF and ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:




WHEREAS, the federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) was approved by Congress and signed into law by the President in March 2021; and

WHEREAS, the ARPA created the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF) Program with the stated intention of providing “support to state, territorial, local, and tribal governments in responding to the economic and public health impacts of COVID-19 and in their efforts to contain impacts on their communities, residents, and businesses”; and

WHEREAS, The County of Fulton was awarded $10,369,022.00 in direct federal SLFRF funds by said ARPA enactment; and

WHEREAS, in fitting with SLFRF criteria, the Strategic Plan- Destination: Fulton County launches three (3) key initiatives that, when taken together, will be a major boost to the local economy:


  • Route 30/30A Corridor Sewer Project: Phase I

  • “Field of Dreams” Tourism Destination Grant

  • Great Sacandaga Lake History Museum



WHEREAS, the Fulton County Vision 2026 Development Strategy identified the major goal “Building a Strong Economy and Stable Tax Base by Enhancing Tourism”, including the following steps: 1) Develop additional historic, cultural and entertainment venues. 2) Leverage the Great Sacandaga Lake’s attractiveness; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Board of Supervisors hereby endorses “Destination: Fulton County, A Strategic Plan For American Rescue Plan Funds” to spur new growth in the tourism, hospitality and retail business sectors; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, County Attorney, Budget Director/ County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.






Seconded by WILSON and adopted by the following vote:

TOTAL: Ayes: 456 (16) Nays: 25 (1) (Supervisor Young)

Absent: 70 (3) (Supervisor Fagan, Potter and VanDenburgh)