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

RESOLUTION APPROPRIATING 2016 STATE INTEROPERABLE COMMUNICATIONS GRANT FUNDS TO COMPLETE A RADIO TOWER STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS FOR THE VHF SIMULCAST UPGRADE PROJECT 
(EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT)

WHEREAS, Resolution 181 of 2017 accepted 2016 NYS Interoperable Communications Grant Funds in the amount of $437,407.00 to improve communication, and control of public safety operations within Fulton County; and

WHEREAS, Resolution 447 of 2017 accepted a Three-Year Capital Plan for Fulton County (2018-2020), including a VHF Simulcast System Upgrade Project; and

WHEREAS, a portion of the grant funding was designated for conducting Structural Analysis of Communications Towers; and

WHEREAS, it has been determined that the Aney Hill Tower site requires a structural analysis before installation of radio equipment for the VHF Simulcast Upgrade Project; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, the Civil Defense/Fire Coordinator be, and hereby is, authorized to proceed with a structural analysis for Aney Hill Tower site utilizing 2016 NYS Interoperable Grant Funds at a cost not to exceed $2,600.00; now, therefore be it

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

Revenue:
Increase  H.3640.3020-3397.0920-REV- State Aid-VHF Simulcast System     $2,600.00

Appropriations:
Increase  H.3640.3020-2100.0920-EXP-VHF Simulcast System                    $2,600.00

and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Civil Defense Director, Budget Director/County Auditor, Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board and to each and every other person, institution or agency who will further the purport of this Resolution. 

Seconded by Supervisor HOWARD and adopted by the following vote:
TOTAL:  Ayes: 19   Nays: 0   Absent: 23 (1) (Supervisor Handy)

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