Supervisor FAGAN offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE SOLID WASTE DEPARTMENT AND FIRST ENVIRONMENT FOR CARBON CREDIT VERIFICATION FOR 2019 AND 2020

 

WHEREAS, Resolution 139 of 2020 authorized certain transfers and budget amendments, including a transfer of $28,116.00 for the Solid Waste Department sale of Methane Carbon Credits; and

WHEREAS, said transfer allowed additional funds for services necessary to facilitate the sale of carbon credits; and

WHEREAS, Resolution 362 of 2019 authorized a contract with First Environment of New York, NY, to perform verifier services for County carbon credits generated during 2017 and 2018; and

WHEREAS, the Solid Waste Director recommends pursuing the sale of carbon credits immediately before market changes; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That upon the recommendation of the Solid Waste Director and Committee on Public Works, the Chairman of the Board be and hereby is authorized to sign a contract between the Solid Waste Department and First Environment of New York, NY, for said carbon credit verification at a cost not to exceed $6,045.00 for the period 2019 through 2020; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That said contract is contingent upon approval by the County Attorney, and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the Solid Waste Director 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, First Environment, Environmental Attribute Advisors, Miller, Mannix, Schachner and Hafner, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

 

 

 

 

 

Seconded by Supervisor YOUNG and adopted by the following vote:

TOTAL:  Ayes: 19   Nays: 0   Vacant: 1 (City of Johnstown – Ward 1)