Supervisors

KINOWSKI AND ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption: RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN PARTNERSHIP (EDP) TO PREPARE A MAP, PLAN AND REPORT FOR CREATION OF A WATER DISTRICT AND A MAP, PLAN AND REPORT FOR CREATION OF A SEWER DISTRICT IN THE VICINITY OF JOHNSTOWN TOWN HALL (SMART WATERS)

WHEREAS, Resolution 213 of 2013 authorized a contract with Environmental Design Partnership LLP (EDP) to prepare a model for a Fulton County “SMART Waters” System; and WHEREAS, Environmental Design Partnership’s 2014 “SMART Waters” Findings Report, commissioned by the Board of Supervisors, concluded that it was feasible for the County to develop a regional water and wastewater system in Fulton County; and

WHEREAS, Resolution 48 of 2018 authorized a “SMART Waters” Memorandum of Agreement between the County of Fulton, City of Johnstown Common Council and Johnstown Water Board; and

WHEREAS, inasmuch as municipal water and sewer infrastructure is already installed in the vicinity of Johnstown Town Hall, the Supervisor of the Town of Johnstown has requested that the Board of Supervisors evaluate the feasibility of establishing County water and sewer districts in the area; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Chairman of the Board be and hereby is authorized to sign an agreement between Fulton County and Environmental Design Partnership of Clifton Park, New York, to prepare Maps, Plans and Reports for proposed creation of a County water district and creation of a County sewer district in the vicinity of Johnstown Town Hall at a cost not to exceed $17,000.00; and, be it further

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

RESOLVED, That said cost be charged to H.8020.8397-2100.0775 – EXP – SMART Waters II; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Planning Director, Environmental Design Partnership, Town of Johnstown, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

Seconded by Supervisor BORN and adopted by the following vote:
TOTAL: Ayes: 19 Nays: 0 Absent: 1 (Supervisor Waldron)

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