Resolution No. 326

Supervisor ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:


WHEREAS, Legislation enacted concurrent with the Fiscal Year 2018 New York State Budget mandated an initiative designed to generate property tax savings by facilitating operational collaboration between local governments; and

WHEREAS, in accordance with said legislation, chief-elected officials from local governments within Fulton County convened as the Fulton County Shared Services Panel to deliberate regarding potential governmental functions that could be improved or shared to achieve property tax savings; and

WHEREAS, after analysis of all potential sharing initiatives studied, the Shared Services Panel, at its meeting on August 9, 2018, voted to issue a 2018 Shared Services Plan and Report in accordance with the mandated New York State County-wide Shared Services Initiative; and

WHEREAS, in accordance with state legislation, the Shared Services Panel transmitted the Draft Plan and Report to the Board of Supervisors for its review and comment; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Board of Supervisors hereby approves the 2018 Fulton County Shared Services Plan and Report as placed on file in the Board Office and authorizes its submission to the NYS Division of Budget; and, be it further

RESOLVED, that certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, All Municipalities, NYS Division of Budget, NYS Department of State, NYSAC, Budget Director/County Auditor, and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

Seconded by Supervisor PERRY and adopted by the following vote:

TOTAL: Ayes: 18 Nays: 0 Absent: 2 (Supervisors Callery and Waldron)

Resolutions 2018 Shared Services Plan