Supervisors BREH AND CALLERY offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH LIGHTSPEED/NOKIA FOR MICROWAVE CONNECTIVITY AND BACKHAUL BETWEEN LATIMER HILL AND ANEY HILL COMMUNICATION TOWER SITES (2018 INTEROPERABLE COMMUNICATIONS PROJECT, EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT)

WHEREAS, Resolution 250 of 2012 authorized a Memorandum of Understanding to participate in the Adirondack Regional Interoperable Communications Consortium; and

WHEREAS, Resolution 329 of 2018 authorized an application for a Statewide Interoperable Communications  Grant (Formulary) for Fulton County to improve communications, including upgrades to the Sheriff’s Dispatch Center, radio microwave links to other counties and infrastructure at existing tower locations; and

WHEREAS, Resolution 428 of 2019 authorized Acceptance of said Statewide Interoperable Communications Grant in the amount of $471,118.00 which included funding for Microwave Connectivity between towers at Latimer Hill and Aney Hill; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Chairman of the Board be and hereby is authorized to sign a contract with Lightspeed/Nokia of Plano, Texas (NYS OGS Contract PM67989) for Microwave Connectivity and Backhaul between the Latimer Hill and Aney Hill Communication Tower Sites as a component of the Fulton County Interoperable Radio Communications Project, at a cost not to exceed $188,734.00; 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 H.3640.3020-3397.0920-REV-State Aid-VHF-Analog Simulcast System              
$188,734.00

Appropriation Account:
Increase H.3640.3020-2100.0920 EXP-VHF-Analog Simulcast System        $188,734.00

and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Civil Defense Director/Fire Coordinator, Lightspeed/Nokia, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

Seconded by Supervisor GROFF and adopted by the following vote:
TOTAL:  Ayes: 14      Nays: 0   Absent: 6 (Supervisors Argotsinger, Born, Bradt, Handy,      
Howard, Waldron)
 

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