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


WHEREAS, the Hamilton County Board of Supervisors, through its Chairman, contacted Fulton County officials with a request to commence discussions regarding the Hamilton County utilizing the Fulton County Landfill for solid waste disposal; and

WHEREAS, representatives of Hamilton County and Fulton County have participated in negotiations to determine if a mutually beneficial intermunicipal agreement can be reached for the disposal of the County Hamilton’s waste; and

WHEREAS, the Committee on Public Works and Finance have reviewed the terms and conditions of a proposed intermunicipal agreement between the two counties governing the disposal of Hamilton County’s waste at the Fulton County Solid Waste Facility, 847 Mud Road, Johnstown, NY, and recommend its consideration by the full Board of Supervisors; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That upon the recommendation of the Committee on Finance, the Chairman of the Board be and hereby is authorized to sign an Intermunicipal Agreement between Fulton County and Hamilton County for use of the Fulton County Landfill, 847 Mud Road, Johnstown, NY; said Agreement to include the following key terms and conditions:

  1. It is the intent of this Agreement to provide for disposal of municipal solid waste generated by the citizens of Hamilton County and managed by Hamilton County and its constituent municipalities. Waste generated in, or delivered by or on behalf of other municipalities shall not be acceptable under this Agreement.
  2. The contract term shall commerce upon execution of this Intermunicipal Agreement and shall expire December 31, 2023. The term may be extended for two (2) additional five (5) year periods by mutual consent of the parties.
  3. Tipping Fees: Tipping Fees for Hamilton County waste shall be as follows: January 1, 2019: $45.00 per ton January 1, 2020: $45.75 per ton January 1, 2021: $46.50 per ton January 1, 2022: $47.25 per ton January 1, 2023: $48.00 per ton )
  4. Transportation of waste to the Fulton County Landfill is the responsibility of Hamilton County. 5. All billing will be single-billing to Hamilton County. and, be it further

RESOLVED, That said contract is subject to the approval of the County Attorney; and, be it further

RESOLVED, that certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Solid Waste Director, Hamilton County, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

Seconded by Supervisor SELMSER and adopted by the following vote:

TOTAL: Ayes: 20 Nays: 0 Absent: 0