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

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PURCHASE OF TWO PARCELS FROM THE DELAWARE OTSEGO CORPORATION RELATED TO THE F. J. & G TRAIL RIGHT OF WAY ACQUISITION PROJECT (2019 CAPITAL PLAN)

WHEREAS, Fulton County’s Vision 2026 Development Strategy recommends the completion of the FJ & G Rail Trail under Initiative Three: Healthy Communities Connected to Nature; and

WHEREAS, Fulton County’s 2019 Capital Plan contains a $60,000.00 appropriation for completion of the FJ & G Rail Trail; and 

WHEREAS, the Delaware Otsego Corporation has agreed to sell two (2) parcels that could advance future completion of the Trail; and

WHEREAS, the County Attorney recommends an updated survey and deed description for said properties once the seller agrees to a sale; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Chairman of the Board be and hereby is authorized to execute a Purchase Agreement with the Delaware Otsego Corporation in the amount of $1,500.00 per acre for the following parcels:

    Tn Mayfield        136.-3-35        2.6 acres (1660 ft.)        $3,900.00
    Tn Mayfield        136.-1-34        3.8 acres (2600 ft.)        $5,700.00
                                                                                            $9,600.00

RESOLVED, That the Planning Director be and hereby is authorized to contract with Ferguson  and Foss Land Surveyors of Johnstown, NY in the amount of $2,300.00 for necessary updated survey and deed description work, contingent upon the seller agreeing to sell said properties for agreed upon pricing in advance; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the Planning Director and County Attorney do each and every thing necessary to further the purport of this Resolution; and, be it further

 

RESOLVED, That the County Treasurer be and hereby is directed to make the following transfer:

From:  A.1000.9950-9000.1200-EXP-Capital Improvements Reserve
To:      H.8020.8020-2100.0952-EXP- FJ & G Trail Right of Way Acquisition (New)
Sum:   $60,000.00

and, be it further 

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Planning Director, Delaware Otsego Corporation, Ferguson and Foss Land Surveyors, Budget Director/ County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.


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

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