Resolution No. 531

 

Supervisor ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PAYMENT OF TCS TAX COLLECTION SOFTWARE LICENSURE (SYSTEMS EAST, INC.) FOR THE TOWNS OF OPPENHEIM AND EPHRATAH (2019 SHARED SERVICES PLAN)

WHEREAS, the County Treasurer has proposed a Shared Services Initiative as a demonstration project wherein Fulton County would underwrite the initial licensing costs for TCS Tax Collection Software for the Towns of Oppenheim and Ephratah; and

WHEREAS, said software packages would include:  TCS software license, installation, on-site training and initial one (1) Year Support and Maintenance contract; and

WHEREAS, said demonstration project costs involving Oppenheim and Ephratah will be as follows:

Municipality                            County Cost                Ongoing Town Maintenance Expense

Oppenheim                              $3,995.00                                $599.00 per year

Ephratah                                  $3,995.00                                $599.00 per year

                                    Total:  $7,990.00                                

 

now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Chairman of the Board be and hereby is authorized to sign a contract between the Treasurer’s Office and Systems East, Inc. of Cortland, NY, for implementation of a “Total Collection Solutions” Software System for the Towns of Oppenheim and Ephratah, at a cost not to exceed $7,990.00 to accomplish a Tax Collection Software demonstration project; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That  the Information Technology Department be and hereby is authorized to donate one (1) used or refurbished computer tower, monitor, printer and keyboard each to the Towns of Oppenheim and Ephratah if needed for tax collection purposes; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That annual costs for ongoing annual Support and Maintenance contracts for said software shall be the responsibility of the respective Towns commencing with the 2021 contract year; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That said contract is 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.1325.1325-4090 – EXP – Professional Services                $5,000.00

            A.1325.1325-4530 – EXP – Supplies                                       3,000.00

To:       A.1325.1325-4130 – EXP – Contractual                                 $8,000.00

 

and, be it further,

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Systems East, Inc., Town of Oppenheim, Town of Ephratah, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

Seconded by Supervisor PERRY and adopted by the following vote:

Total:  Ayes: 503 (17)     Nays: 21 (1) (Supervisor Callery)  

 Absent: 27 (2)  (Supervisors Howard and Waldron)

 

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