Supervisor WALDRON offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING DEPARTMENT OF SOLID WASTE TO PARTICIPATE IN FULTON COUNTY’S AUTOMATIC EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR (AED) PROGRAM

WHEREAS, Resolution 269 of 2003 adopted a Fulton County Policy for Automatic External Defibrillator Units; and WHEREAS, NYS Public Health Law and County policy require that Department of Solid Waste staff proficiency be maintained and documented every six (6) months among a number of other requirements to ensure proper use of AED equipment; and

WHEREAS, the existing certified CPR instructor can supply training to Solid Waste Department employees for approximately $200.00 per year; and

WHEREAS, the Committee on Economic Development and Environment has reviewed the request to locate an AED at the Solid Waste Department and recommends the Department’s participation in the Fulton County AED Program; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Director of Solid Waste be, and hereby is authorized to obtain an Automatic External Defibrillator from the Civil Defense Director/Fire Coordinator for installation at the Department of Solid Waste and to take such other action to participate in the Fulton County Automatic External Defibrillator Program; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Director of Solid Waste, Civil Defense Director/Fire Coordinator, EMS Coordinator, Public Health Director, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

Seconded by Supervisor HANDY and adopted by the following vote:
TOTAL: Ayes: 19 Nays: 0 Absent: 1 (Supervisor Callery)