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

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH AJ SIGN COMPANY FOR INSTALLATION OF A NEW ENTRANCE SIGN AT THE FULTON COUNTY AIRPORT

WHEREAS, Resolution 38 of 2017 authorized a grant agreement with New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) in the amount of $30,000.00 with a 10 percent local share ($3,000.00) for construction of a sign at the Fulton County Airport; and

WHEREAS, a Request for Proposals for installation of a sign at the Fulton County Airport was distributed on March 8, 2019 and two (2) proposals were received; and

WHEREAS, because said two (2) proposals exceeded the available grant budget, the Planning Director and Superintendent of Highways and Facilities recommend purchasing and installing the solar power portion of the project in-house; and

WHEREAS, the Committees on Public Works and Finance recommend a revised proposal from AJ Sign Company for sign construction and installation without solar power installation as the lowest cost best proposal in this instance; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Chairman of the Board be and hereby is authorized to sign a  contract with AJ Sign Company of Burnt Hills, NY for construction and installation of a sign at the Fulton County Airport, in an amount not to exceed $18,230.00; and, be it further

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

RESOLVED, That the 2019 Adopted Budget be and hereby is amended as follows:

Revenue Account:
Increase A.1620.5610-3589-REV-State Aid-Other Transportation        $27,000.00

Appropriation Account:
Increase A.1620.5610-4180-EXP-Renovations                                     $27,000.00

and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the County Treasurer be and hereby is directed to make the following transfer:

From:    A.1000.1990-4907-EXP-Contingent Fund Expense      
To:    A.1620.5610-4180-EXP-Renovations
Sum:    $3,000.00

and, be it further                         

RESOLVED, that a certified copy of this resolution be filed with the New York State Commissioner of Transportation by attaching it to any necessary documents in connection with the project; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, County Attorney, AJ Sign Company, NYS Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, Fixed Based Operator, Planning Director, Superintendent of Highways and Facilities, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

Seconded by Supervisor BORN and adopted by the following vote:
TOTAL:  Ayes: 17   Nays: 0   Absent: 3 (Supervisors Handy, Wilson and Young)
 

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