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

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING TWO-YEAR AGREEMENTS WITH CERTAIN SNOWMOBILE CLUBS FOR MAINTENANCE OF COUNTY OPERATED STATE SNOWMOBILE TRAILS (2018-2020)

WHEREAS, Resolution 131of 2016 authorized agreements with eight (8) snowmobile clubs for snowmobile trails maintenance, effective April 1, 2016 through March 31, 2018; and

WHEREAS, the Superintendent of Highways and Facilities recommends renewing said agreements for a two-year period; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That upon the recommendation of the Committees on Buildings and Grounds/Highway and Finance, the Chairman of the Board be and hereby is authorized to sign agreements with the following snowmobile clubs for snowmobile trails maintenance and grooming services, effective April 1, 2018 through March 31, 2020, as follows:

Name of Club Total Miles of State Approved Trails
Bleecker Snow Rovers 21
Charlton Snowmobile Club 10
Fulmont Snow Travelers 28
Nick Stoner Trailers 15
Oppenheim Trail Blazers 32
Royal Mountain Moonlighters 15
Southern Adirondack Snowmobile Club 17
Stratford Snow Drifters 44
TOTAL MILES 182

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

RESOLVED, That the County shall only be responsible for paying said clubs the mileage rates specified by the State of New York with any payments being contingent upon full funding from New York State, with the understanding that this funding will expire immediately, if and when this specific funding is discontinued; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the Superintendent of Highways and Facilities do each and every other thing necessary to further the purport of this Resolution; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Superintendent of Highways and Facilities, All Contracted Snowmobile Clubs, Budget Director/ County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

Seconded by Supervisor HOWARD and adopted by the following vote:
TOTAL: Ayes: 19 Nays: 0 Absent: 1 (Supervisor Fagan)