Resolution No. 231

Supervisors BRADT AND ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION ACCEPTING EMPIRE STATE DEVELOPMENT GRANT TO ASSIST IN FUNDING THE HALES MILLS WASTEWATER TREATMENT SYSTEM PROJECT (SMART WATERS – 2018 CAPITAL PLAN)

WHEREAS, Resolution 213 of 2017 authorized a NYS Consolidated Funding Application for a proposed 2018 Capital Project for Hales Mills Primary Development Area (SMART Waters-2018 Capital Plan); and

WHEREAS, the County has been notified that it was awarded a grant to fund approximately 20 percent ($120,000.00) of the costs of said project; and

WHEREAS, in order to accept the Capital Grant from NYS Empire State Development (ESD) that was awarded to the County, the required Incentive Proposal must be accompanied by the following application fees:

Empire State Development Grant Application Fee $ 250.00
Fulton County 1% Commitment Fee $ 1,200.00
Public Hearing Expenses $ 750.00
$ 2,200.00

now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That upon the recommendation of the Committees on Economic Development and Environment, and Finance, the Chairman of the Board be and herby is authorized to execute the required ESD Incentive Proposal between Fulton County and Empire State Development in an amount not to exceed $120,000.00 and pay $2,200.00 in fees for the Hales Mills Development Area Wastewater Project (SMART Waters-2018 Capital Plan); said agreement subject to the approval of the County Attorney and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the County Treasurer be and hereby is directed to make the following transfer:

From: A.1000.9950-9000.1200 – EXP – Capital Improvements Reserve
To:      H.8020.8197-2100.0935 – EXP – SMART Waters Sewer Hales Mills (New)
Sum:  $306,600.00

and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the 2018 Adopted Budget be and hereby is amended as follows:

Revenue
Increase H.8020.8197-3990.0935 – REV – State Aid - SMART Waters Sewer
Hales Mills (New) $120,000.00

Appropriation
Increase H.8020.8197-2100.0935 – EXP – SMART Waters Sewer
Hales Mills (New) $120,000.00
and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forward to County Treasurer, Planning Director, Empire State Development, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

Seconded by Supervisor HOWARD and adopted by the following vote:
TOTAL: Ayes: 437 (17) Nays: 0 Absent: 114 (3) (Supervisors Waldron, Wilson and Young)