Supervisors FAGAN and ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:
RESOLUTION ACCEPTING FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION (FTA) 2020 CORONAVIRUS AID, RELIEF AND ECONOMIC SECURITY (CARES) ACT GRANT FUNDS FOR I. PERSCH TRANSIT, INC.
WHEREAS, Fulton County contracts with I. Persch Transit, Inc. to operate Fulton County’s commuter run using Federal Section 5311 operating assistance money; and
WHEREAS, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has recommended Fulton County as eligible to receive supplemental funding under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) in an amount up to $166,707.00; and
WHEREAS, I. Persch Transit, Inc. requests that the County apply to the NYS Department of Transportation for disbursement of grant funds as follows:
- Operating Assistance – Salaries - $47,693.00
- Lost Revenue - 24,976.00
- Equipment – PPE - 80.98
- Other: COVID related - 106.83
- Maintenance/Cleaning - 28,443.00
- Operations – Facility Costs - 11,774.00
now, therefore be it
RESOLVED, That the Chairman of the Board be, and hereby is authorized to submit a CARES Act of 2020 Payment Request Form to the NYS Department of Transportation in the amount of $113,073.81 for reimbursement of eligible expenses incurred by transit program operator I. Persch Transit; and, be it further
RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, I. Persch Transit, Inc., Planning Director, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.
Seconded by Supervisor FAGAN and adopted by the following vote:
TOTAL: Ayes: 19 Nays: 0 Vacant: 1 (City of Johnstown – Ward 1)