Supervisor FAGAN and CALLERY offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING SALE OF CERTAIN COUNTY OWNED PROPERTIES ON
THE DEMOLITION LIST TO THE CITY OF GLOVERSVILLE AND WAIVING OF
MUNICIPAL/COUNTY DEMOLITION TIPPING FEE

WHEREAS, Resolution No. 234 of 2000 supported the concept of a “Municipal Demolition
Team” in Fulton County, comprised of County manpower and equipment and manpower and
equipment from municipal forces, when feasible; and

WHEREAS, Resolution 49 of 2001 formally established a Municipal Demolition Team, with basic
operating guidelines identified in the “Municipal Demolition Team Proposal”, dated February 12,
2001; and

WHEREAS, due to a number of factors, a backlog of demolition projects upon County-owned
foreclosure parcels exists; and

WHEREAS, in a letter to the Board of Supervisors, dated September 23, 2019, the City of
Gloversville has proposed to undertake demolition of 10 County-owned “Operation Green Scene”
properties on the back-logged list at City expense, in the spirit of mutual cooperation and to benefit
the City’s rehabilitation goals as follows:

5 Maple Terrace             46 Burr St.                  69 S. Judson St.       232 S. Main St.
68 E. Fulton St.              60 Prospect Ave.        39 Maple St.             15 Chestnut St.
34 Fifth St.                     68 ½ E. Fulton St.

now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Chairman of the Board be and hereby is authorized to execute an InterMunicipal Agreement with the City of Gloversville to facilitate a City-contracted demolition of
said buildings at no cost to the County of Fulton; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the Director of Solid Waste be and hereby is directed to waive the
Municipal/County Demolition tipping fee exclusively for the receipt of debris from the demolition
of said properties listed herein; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the County Attorney be authorized and directed to prepare an appropriate
Agreement between the County and the City of Gloversville, at his discretion, to govern said
cooperative demolition projects, including the sale of the resulting vacant parcels to the City for
the sum of $1.00 each; said sale to be consummated by December 31, 2019; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the Solid Waste Director, County Treasurer and County Attorney 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, Solid
Waste Director, City of Gloversville, County Attorney, Budget Director/County Auditor and
Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

Seconded by Supervisor YOUNG and adopted by the following vote:
Total: Ayes: 432 (16) Nays: 114 (3) (Supervisors Argotsinger, Kinowski and Potter)  Absent: 5 (1) (Supervisor Howard)

 

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