Resolution No. 305

Supervisors FAGAN and ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH SMART WATT ENERGY FOR MEASUREMENT AND VERIFICATION SERVICES FOR THE LIGHTING AND JAIL ENERGY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT (2018 CAPITAL PLAN)

WHEREAS, by Resolution dated August 13, 2018, the Board of Supervisors authorized a Lease Purchase Agreement with National Grid for a proposed Energy Saving Facility Improvements Project for County Buildings; and

WHEREAS, two facility improvement measures have been identified to improve energy efficiency in Fulton County Buildings as follows:

Lighting Upgrades $279,706.00
HVAC Improvements-County Jail $ 90,722.00
Total $370,428.00

WHEREAS, in accordance with Article 9 of NYS Energy Law, it is necessary to contract for Project-related Measurement and Verification and Support Services to facilitate National Grid carrying out said energy efficiency projects; and

WHEREAS, the Superintendent of Highways and Facilities recommends contracting with SmartWatt Energy to perform the necessary Measurement, Verification and Support Work on behalf of the County; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Chairman of the Board of Supervisors be and hereby is authorized to sign a contract between Fulton County and SmartWatt Energy, Inc., of Clifton Park, New York for “Year 1” Measurement and Verification and Support Services at an amount not to exceed $2,920.00; effective August 13, 2018; and, be it further

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

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Superintendent of Highways and Facilities, SmartWatt Energy, National Grid, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

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