Resolution No. 296

Supervisors WILSON AND ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:
RESOLUTION AMENDING CONTRACT WITH ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN PARTNERSHIP FOR PRELIMINARY DESIGN OF “PHASE 1 EXPANSION” OF VILLAGE OF BROADALBIN WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT (SMART WATERS INITIATIVE)

WHEREAS, Resolution 443 of 2015 authorized a contract with Environmental Design Partnership to determine the feasibility of utilizing the Great Sacandaga Lake as a water source for a regional water distribution system; and

WHEREAS, the 2018 Capital Plan included a “SMART Waters: Sewer Collection and Treatment System – Vail Mills” Project for design of a County Sewer District for the area in and around Vail Mills as a “Primary Development Area” within the SMART Waters Initiative; and

WHEREAS, Resolution 265 of 2018 approved an Intermunicipal Agreement (IMA) between Fulton County and the Village of Broadalbin for use of its Wastewater Treatment Plant, wherein the Board of Supervisors committed to complete a Preliminary Design of the Phase I Upgrade to the Village’s Wastewater Treatment Plant within 12 months of execution of said IMA; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Chairman of the Board be and hereby is authorized to sign a contract amendment between Fulton County and Environmental Design Partnership of Clifton Park, New York, to prepare a Preliminary Design of a Phase I Expansion project for the Village of Broadalbin Wastewater Treatment Plant at a cost not to exceed $25,000.00 based upon Environmental Design Partnership’s proposal; and, be it further

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

RESOLVED, That said cost be charged to H.8020.8397-2100.0775-EXP-Smart Waters II; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Planning Director, Environmental Design Partnership, Village of Broadalbin, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

Seconded by Supervisor GREENE and adopted by the following vote: TOTAL: Ayes: 18 Nays: 0 Absent: 2 (Supervisors Callery and Waldron)