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FOURTH DAY OF ANNUAL SESSION

                                                                   Johnstown, NY                                  December 9, 2019

 

Roll Call – Quorum Present

Supervisors:  Argotsinger, Blackmon, Born, Bradt, Breh, Callery, Fagan, Greene, Groff, Handy, Howard, Kinowski, Lauria, Perry, Potter, Rice, Selmser, Wilson, Young

            TOTAL:  Present: 19   Absent: 1 (Supervisor Waldron)

Chairman Wilson called the meeting to order at 1:00 p.m. and asked the Board of Supervisors to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

Chairman Wilson then asked Civil Defense Director/Fire Coordinator Steve Santa Maria to come forward to introduce the presentation of a Proclamation.

Mr. Santa Maria thanked all those involved in the life saving event in Caroga that occurred on November 23, 2019.  Mr. Santa Maria announced each department and individual that was involved.  He asked EMS Coordinator Mark Souza to provide a synopsis of the event.  Mr. Souza provided an overview of what occurred in Caroga Lake. He stated that te statedHwo (2) bystanders, Allen and Patrick Baurle took turns providing CPR on the patient until New York State Trooper Christopher Gardner and Fulton County Deputy Sheriff Jeffrey Fake arrived.  He stated that the patient was then transported to Albany Medical Center by LifeNet after GAVAC personnel stabilized the patient.  Caroga Assistant Fire Chief Ralph Palcovic was in charge of the scene.  

Chairman Wilson presented a proclamation to those involved in the life saving event and thanked each person involved in this incident for the great team effort.

Sheriff Giardino stated that Deputy Sheriff Fake could not be present to accept his proclamation due to being out of state.  He thanked all those involved. 

Chairman Wilson invited District Attorney Chad Brown to the dais to display tactical equipment that has been distributed to the Sheriff’s Department as well as to the City of Johnstown and City of Gloversville Police Agencies.  Mr. Brown invited the police agencies to the front of the Chamber.  He stated that the New Neighborhood Plan was created by the Board of Supervisors for protecting the community with better equipment for area police agencies.  He also stated that almost every police car in the county will have these tools from the 2019 School Safety Project as part of the County’s New Neighborhood Plan initiative.  Local responding officers will now be better prepared for active shooter events. 

Chairman Wilson next invited new Director of Tourism Anne Boles and President of the Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce Mark Kilmer to the podium.  Mr. Kilmer introduced Anne Boles to the Board of Supervisors.  She stated she is very excited to promote Fulton County and advised that she is a lifetime resident of this community.  She expressed that she wants to see our region thrive, not only for her son’s generation but for generations to come.  She stated that Fulton County has a great foundation and wants to expand tourism in the area. She advised that there will be new and exciting events coming in 2020. She stated that the first event will be the Walleye Awakening which will have a bonfire and live music to kick off the Walleye Challenge. 

Chairman Wilson asked if there was anyone from the public who wished to address the Board.  No one came forward.

Mr. Stead advised that Proposed Resolutions No. 4 and No. 37 were withdrawn as noted on the Attachment to the Agenda.

Mr. Stead stated that Congresswoman Elise Stefanik coordinated with Chairman Wilson relating to a press release in support of FEMA assistance for damage from the Halloween storm. He also stated that Stratford has over a million dollars in estimated damages and is hoping that Stratford will receive FEMA monies to help pay for some of the damages.

RESOLUTIONS (TITLES ATTACHED)

Resolution No. 518 (Resolution Authorizing a Contract Between the Solid Waste Department and STX Group for the Sale of Carbon Credits):  Mr. Stead stated that STX offered the highest offer to the Solid Waste Department for Carbon Credits.  He advised that with that offer came a purchase deadline in the middle of December 2019.  He stated that Solid Waste Director David Rhodes asked that the Board of Supervisors consider the offer since the next offer will be much less per carbon credit.   

Mr. Callery presented a proclamation Honoring the 2019 Section II Class C Champion Johnstown Lady Bills Field Hockey Team.

Ms. Perry presented a proclamation Honoring the 2019 Section II Class B Champion Broadalbin-Perth Lady Patriots Volleyball Team.

Mr. Groff presented a proclamation Honoring the 2019 Section II Class D Champion Northville Lady Falcons Soccer Team.

Mr. Stead suggested that that Monday, 30 December 2019 might be a good day to have the closeout Board meeting for 2019.  The Board agreed to that date.

Upon a motion by Supervisor Callery, seconded by Supervisor Greene and unanimously carried, the Board adjourned 1:53 p.m.

 

 

Certified by:

 

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                                                                        Jon R. Stead, Administrative Officer/         DATE

                                                                        Clerk of the Board

RESOLUTIONS

Resolution No. 518 Supervisors ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption: RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE SOLID WASTE DEPARTMENT AND STX GROUP FOR THE SALE OF CARBON CREDITS WHEREAS, Resolution 296 of 2019 autho
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING VARIOUS 2020 CONTRACTS FOR THE COUNTY TREASURER’S OFFICE
RESOLUTION AWARDING BID FOR MILK AND DAIRY PRODUCTS FOR USE IN THE FULTON COUNTY CORRECTIONAL FACILITY (2020)
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CERTAIN TRANSFERS AND BUDGET AMENDMENTS
RESOLUTION TO CLOSEOUT TRANSFER TO CAPITAL APPROPRIATION
RESOLUTION ACCEPTING REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON TAX RATIOS
2020 TAX LEVIES – CITY OF GLOVERSVILLE
2020 TAX LEVIES – CITY OF JOHNSTOWN
2020 TAX LEVIES – TOWN OF STRATFORD
2020 TAX LEVIES – TOWN OF PERTH
2020 TAX LEVIES – TOWN OF OPPENHEIM
2020 TAX LEVIES – TOWN OF NORTHAMPTON
2020 TAX LEVIES – TOWN OF MAYFIELD
2020 TAX LEVIES – TOWN OF JOHNSTOWN
2020 TAX LEVIES – TOWN OF EPHRATAH
2020 TAX LEVIES – TOWN OF CAROGA
2020 TAX LEVIES – TOWN OF BROADALBIN
2020 TAX LEVIES – TOWN OF BLEECKER
RESOLUTION AMENDING THE 2019 CAPITAL PLAN TO ESTABLISH A COURTHOUSE EXTERIOR RENOVATION DESIGN PROJECT
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF CERTAIN COUNTY-OWNED PROPERTIES NOT MEETING THE SET MINIMUM AUCTION PRICE AT THE DECEMBER 4, 2019 ONLINE AUCTION
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH SCHILLER & KNAPP, CLP FOR BANKRUPTCY ATTORNEY FEES FOR 2019 (TREASURER’S OFFICE)
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CONTRACT BETWEEN THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT AND HAMILTON COUNTY TO PROVIDE WEB HOSTING SERVICES FOR THE HAMILTON COUNTY PROBATION DEPARTMENT
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CERTAIN CONTRACTS FOR THE REAL PROPERTY TAX SERVICES AGENCY IN 2020
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH FULTON COUNTY INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY FOR CERTAIN 2020 DEVELOPMENT COSTS AT TRYON TECHNOLOGY PARK
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH SHANNON ROSE FOR ELECTRONIC MARKETING CAMPAIGN CONSULTANT SERVICES
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH SEAN GERAGHTY FOR PLANNING CONSULTANT SERVICES IN THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CONTRACT WITH JAMES MRAZ FOR PLANNING DIRECTOR CONSULTING SERVICES IN THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENTS WITH VARIOUS MUNICIPALITIES/AFFILIATIONS FOR PLANNING SERVICES FOR 2020
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH JOHNSON CONTROLS FOR FIRE ALARM TESTING FOR VARIOUS COUNTY BUILDINGS (2020)
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH STANWYCK AVIONICS, INC. FOR OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE SERVICES FOR THE NON-DIRECTIONAL BEACON AND AWOS SYSTEMS AT THE FULTON COUNTY AIRPORT (2020)
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CERTAIN “RAISE THE AGE” CONTRACTS FOR THE FULTON COUNTY PROBATION DEPARTMENT (2020)
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CONTRACT BETWEEN THE PROBATION DEPARTMENT AND AUTOMON FOR PROBATION CASE MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE MAINTENANCE (2020)
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING FIVE-YEAR LEASE WITH BROADALBIN-PERTH CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR RADIO TOWER SPACE
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING 2020 CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CIVIL DEFENSE/FIRE COORDINATOR AND PITTSFIELD COMMUNICATIONS FOR RADIO MAINTENANCE SERVICES FOR COUNTY DEPARTMENTS
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A MAINTENANCE CONTRACT BETWEEN FULTON COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICE AND R.S. TELECOM FOR FULTON COUNTY’S DIGITAL MICROWAVE RADIO SYSTEM (2020)
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS FOR UNIFORMS FOR USE IN THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CERTAIN MAINTENANCE CONTRACTS FOR THE FULTON COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT (2020)
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CERTAIN MAINTENANCE CONTRACTS FOR THE FULTON COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT CORRECTIONS DIVISION (2020)
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CONTRACTS BETWEEN THE STOP-DWI PROGRAM AND VARIOUS AGENCIES FOR SERVICES IN 2020
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING VARIOUS 2020 CONTRACTS FOR THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A THREE-YEAR CONTRACT WITH ROEMER, WALLENS, GOLD & MINEAUX, LLP FOR LABOR RELATIONS SERVICES (2020-2022)
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS FOR TWO (2) SEDANS AND TWO (2) MINIVANS FOR USE IN THE SOCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CONTRACT BETWEEN THE FULTON COUNTY SOCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT AND FAMILY COUNSELING CENTER IN 2020
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CERTAIN CONTRACTS BETWEEN THE FULTON COUNTY SOCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT AND INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS IN 2020
RESOLUTION APPROPRIATING MONIES FOR COMMUNITY SERVICES FOR 2020
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE FULTON COUNTY COMMUNITY SERVICES BOARD AND FAMILY COUNSELING CENTER (2020)
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CERTAIN 2020 CONTRACTS BETWEEN THE FULTON COUNTY COMMUNITY SERVICES BOARD AND INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CONTRACTS BETWEEN THE FULTON COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING AND INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS (2020)
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CONTRACTS BETWEEN THE YOUTH BUREAU AND INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS FOR VARIOUS 2020 YOUTH PROGRAMS
RESOLUTION APPROPRIATING MONIES FOR THE FULTON COUNTY VETERANS AGENCY FOR 2020
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CONTRACT WITH HAMILTON COUNTY FOR SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE FULTON COUNTY VETERANS SERVICES AGENCY IN 2020
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE FULTON COUNTY VETERANS SERVICE AGENCY AND MONTGOMERY COUNTY VETERANS SERVICE AGENCY FOR TRANSPORTATION SERVICES IN 2020
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CONTRACTS BETWEEN THE COUNTY OF FULTON AND NYS APPROVED PROVIDERS FOR PRESCHOOL ED (3-5) CENTER-BASED SERVICES AND/OR PRESCHOOL EVALUATIONS IN 2020 (PUBLIC HEALTH)
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CONTRACTS BETWEEN THE COUNTY OF FULTON AND INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS FOR PRESCHOOL ED (3-5) ITINERANT RELATED SERVICES IN 2020 (PUBLIC HEALTH)
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CONTRACTS BETWEEN THE PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT AND INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS IN 2020
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