Board of Supervisors - Resolutions

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

 

RESOLUTION AMENDING THE 2021 CAPITAL PLAN TO INCLUDE A RADIO INTEROPERABLE COMMUNICATIONS PROJECT(EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICE)

 

WHEREAS, Resolution 250 of 2012 authorized a Memorandum of Understanding to participate in the Adirondack Regional Interoperable Communications Consortium; and

WHEREAS, Fulton County has been notified that it has been awarded a NYS 2020 Interoperable Communications Grant in the amount of $469,321.00; and

WHEREAS, the Civil Defense Director/Fire Coordinator and Committees on Public Safety and Finance recommend that an Interoperable Radio Communications Project to upgrade emergency radio communication equipment, including the distribution of Mobile and Portable Radio units to volunteer fire departments and law enforcement agencies throughout Fulton County for their ownership, be included in the 2021 Capital Plan so that it can proceed prior to the end of the year; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Board of Supervisors hereby accepts said 2020 Interoperable Communications Grant in the amount of $469,321.00 with components as follows

  1. Mobile and Portable Radios, Installation and Accessories

  2. Sheriff’s Office Base Radios

  3. Connectivity and Antenna System (New EMO Building)

  4. Bleecker Tower Inspection

 

and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the 2021 Capital Plan be and hereby is amended to include an Interoperable Radio Communications Project in the amount of $469,321.00; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the Civil Defense Director/Fire Coordinator be and hereby is authorized to purchase the following Component 1 items listed below with 2020 NYS Interoperable Communication Grant funds for certain fire departments and police agencies:

 

(114) APX 4000 VHF Hi-Band Portable Radios $222,408.30

(46) APX 4550 VHF Hi-Band Mobile Radios 104,069.48

(6) APX4000 7/800 Band Portable Radios 15,840.00

Labor for Programming Radios 9,312.50

Labor for Installing Mobile Radios 10,000.00

Miscellaneous, Connectors, Cables, etc. 2,939.72

Total $364,570.00

 

and, be it further

RESOLVED, That ownership of said radios be transferred to local fire departments and police agencies who will then be responsible for maintenance and inventory requirements of said radios; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the Director is also authorized to purchase the following:

 

Component 2: Purchase & Install Base Radios, Antenna Systems & Connec. Equip. $ 61,000.00

(Broadalbin Tower Site)

Component 3: Purchase & Install Connectivity Eqpt & Antenna System 40,000.00

(New EMO Building)

Component 4: Inspection of Bleecker Tower Site _ 3,751.00

Total $104,751.00

 

and, be it further,

RESOLVED, That the 2021 Adopted Budget be and hereby is amended as follows:

 

Revenue:

Increase H.3640.3097-3397.0962 – REV – Radio Interop Communications $469,321.00

(New)

Appropriation:

Increase H.3640.3097-2100.0962 – EXP – Radio Interop Communications $469,321.00

(New)

 

and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the Civil Defense Director/Fire Coordinator and County Treasurer do each and every other thing necessary to further the purport of this Resolution; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Civil Defense Director, Volunteer Fire Departments, Gloversville Fire Department, Johnstown Fire Department, Sheriff’s Department, Gloversville Police Department, Johnstown Police Department, State Police, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

 

 

 

 

 

Seconded by Supervisor LAURIA and adopted by the following vote:

TOTAL: Ayes: 18 Nays: 0 Absent: 2 (Supervisors Callery and Horton)