Supervisor ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH ABSOLUTE AUCTIONS AND REALTY FOR 2019 REAL PROPERTY AUCTION SERVICES (TREASURER’S OFFICE)

WHEREAS, the County Treasurer has recommended a contract with Absolute Auctions and Realty for annual property auction services on behalf of the County; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Chairman of the Board be and hereby is authorized and directed to sign a contract between the County of Fulton and Absolute Auction and Realty, of Pleasant Valley, NY, for real property tax sale services, with compensation based on a 10% Buyer’s Premium plus a 1.5% advertising fee to be paid to the County by each property buyer, effective January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the property auction procedure include the stipulation that any bids received under $100.00 must be paid in full at the time of the auction, with other bids utilizing the normal procedure; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That said contract shall be contingent upon the approval of the County Attorney; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the costs for advertising be a charge against Appropriation Account A-1325- 1325.4090 EXP-Professional Services; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Real Property Tax Services Agency, Absolute Auction and Realty, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

Seconded by Supervisor LAURIA and adopted by the following vote:
TOTAL: Ayes: 508 (18) Nays: 0 Abstentions: 21 (1) (Supervisor Callery) Absent: 22 (1) (Supervisor Waldron)

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