Supervisor FAGAN offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION AND ORDER ESTABLISHING FULTON COUNTY SEWER 
DISTRICT NO. 3: MECO

WHEREAS, the Fulton County Board of Supervisors has determined that it is in the interest of the residents of Fulton County to establish public sewer service the vicinity of  Meco in the Town of Johnstown; and

WHEREAS, the City of Gloversville and Gloversville-Johnstown Joint Wastewater Treatment Facility have sufficient capacity and ability to supply sewer service to the County in accordance with the SMART Waters Inter-municipal Agreement; and

WHEREAS, NYS County Law Article 5-A authorizes Fulton County to establish county sewer districts, which districts are further authorized to purchase sewage treatment capacity for resale within the district; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors, by Resolution, accepted the Fulton County Sewer District No. 3: Meco Map, Plan And Report, dated October 26, 2018, prepared by C.T. Male Associates, which identified the proposed improvements, the boundaries and description of the proposed district, the proposed method of financing and the estimated costs of the improvements and all other matters required by law to be stated; and
 
WHEREAS, pursuant to public notice, dated March 27, 2019, the Fulton County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing on April 8, 2019, on the proposed establishment of Fulton County Sewer District No. 3: Meco; and  

WHEREAS, an Environmental Assessment Form was prepared by the Fulton County Board of Supervisors, a coordinated review has been completed and by Resolution dated April 8, 2019, authorized the issuance of a Negative Declaration pursuant to the State Environmental Quality Review Act ("SEQRA"); now therefore be it

RESOLVED, That:

  1. the proposed sewer facilities are satisfactory and sufficient;
  2. all of the property and property owners within County Sewer District No. 3: Meco are benefited thereby;
  3. all of the property and property owners benefited are included within the limits of proposed County Sewer District No. 3: Meco;
  4. it is in the public interest to establish County Sewer District No. 3:Meco; and
  5. the establishments of zones of assessment is not recommended; and be it further

and be it further

RESOLVED, That Fulton County Sewer District No. 3: Meco as described and defined in the updated Fulton County Sewer District No. 3: Meco Map, Plan and Report, dated October 26, 2018  prepared by C.T. Male Associates, be and hereby is established and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, County Clerk, Planning Director, City of Gloversville, City of Johnstown, Town of Johnstown, Gloversville Water Board, Gloversville-Johnstown Joint Waste Water Treatment Facility, C.T. Male Associates, 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 WALDRON and adopted by the following vote:
TOTAL:  Ayes: 19   Nays: 0   Absent: 1 (Supervisor Handy)

 

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