Supervisor ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:


WHEREAS, FirstLight Corporation provides fiber-optic cable service to County Complex II to serve an existing NYS connection to the Public Health Department at 50 mbps connection speed; and

WHEREAS, the Public Health Department TeleHealth Pilot Program requires a faster Internet connection than the County currently has; and

WHEREAS, the Information Services Director recommends a contract with FirstLight Corporation at an increased bandwidth speed of 100 mbps, at a cost of $795.00 per month via NYS Contract PS64726; said cost included in the 2018 Adopted Budget; and WHEREAS, the TeleHealth Program Year 3 DSRIP Engagement Grant will pay for the increased bandwidth cost of $100.00 per month during the Pilot program period; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That upon the recommendation of the Committee on Finance, the Chairman of the Board be and hereby is authorized to sign a contract between the Information Services Department and FirstLight Corporation of Albany, NY, effective April 1, 2018 through March 30, 2020, at a cost of $795.00 per month, said agreement subject to the approval of the County Attorney; and, be it further

RESOLVED, that the Information Services Director and Purchasing Agent 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, Information Services Director, Public Health Director, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

Seconded by Supervisor KINOWSKI and adopted by the following vote:

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