Supervisor WALDRON offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING FULTON COUNTY SEWER DISTRICT NO. 2: VAIL MILLS

WHEREAS, the Fulton County Board of Supervisors has determined that it is in the interest of the residents of Fulton County to establish public sewer service from the Village of Broadalbin to the vicinity of the Vail Mills Primary Development Area in the Town of Mayfield; and

WHEREAS, the Village of Broadalbin has sufficient capacity and ability to supply sewer service to the County in accordance with the Memorandum of Agreement between the two parties; and

WHEREAS, NYS County Law Article 5-A authorizes Fulton County to establish county sewer districts, which districts are further authorized to purchase sewer services within the district; and

WHEREAS, Resolution 327, of 2017, authorized the hiring of Environmental Design Partnership to prepare a Map, Plan and report for creation of a County Sewer District for the Vail Mills Development Area in the Town of Mayfield; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to public notice, the Fulton County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing on January 8, 2018, on the proposed establishment of Fulton County Sewer District No. 2; and

WHEREAS, an Environmental Assessment Form was prepared by the Fulton County Board of Supervisors, a coordinated review has been completed and by Resolution dated February 12, 2018, authorized the issuance of a Negative Declaration pursuant to the State Environmental Quality Review Act ("SEQRA"); now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Board of Supervisors hereby accepts the Fulton County Sewer District No. 2: Vail Mills Map, Plan And Report, dated January 31, 2018, prepared by Environmental Design Partnership, which identified the proposed improvements, the boundaries and description of the proposed district, the proposed method of financing and the estimated costs of the improvements and all other matters required by law to be stated; and

RESOLVED, That:

  1. the proposed sewer facilities are satisfactory and sufficient;
  2. all of the property and property owners within Fulton County Sewer District No. 2 are benefited thereby;
  3. all of the property and property owners benefited are included within the limits of proposed Fulton County Sewer District No. 2;
  4. it is in the public interest to establish Fulton County Sewer District No. 2; and
  5. the establishments of zones of assessment is not recommended;

and be it further

RESOLVED, That the establishment of Fulton County Sewer District No. 2 as described and defined in the updated Fulton County Sewer District No. 2 Map, Plan and Report, dated January 31, 2018, prepared by Environmental Design Partnership, be and hereby is approved; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the cost of the sewer collection system will be assessed to properties in the District and connected into the system through the utilization of Equivalent Domestic Units (EDU); and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the proposed improvements, which include the construction of sewer lines to service properties within the District, shall be financed with capital reserves of the County of Fulton and state grants with the maximum amount to be expended for said improvements currently estimated to be $626,957.00; and be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, County Clerk, Planning Director, Village of Broadalbin, Town of Mayfield, Environmental Design Partnership, Budget Director/County Auditor, Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board and to each and every other person, institution or agency who will further the purport of this Resolution.

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