Resolution No. 520

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

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CONTRACT WITH FULTON MONTGOMERY REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FOR MANAGEMENT OF COUNTY TOURISM DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (2020)

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors has identified County Tourism Development as an important "Core Program";

WHEREAS, the Board did appropriate the sum of $118,919.00 for the year 2020, to be paid to the Fulton County Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Chamber) for County publicity through management of the County Tourism Development Program, within the meaning of Section 224, Subdivision 14, of the New York State County Law; and

WHEREAS, Section 224, Subdivision 1, of the New York State County Law specifically authorizes the Fulton County Board of Supervisors to enter into a contract with the Chamber if services are to be performed for the County; and

WHEREAS, that Section further provides for the rendering of a verified account of the disbursements with verified or certified vouchers attached, as the Board deems proper; and

WHEREAS, that Section further provides that no money shall be paid to the Chamber until execution of a contract by the principal officer and disbursing officer of the Chamber agreeing to comply with the terms of this resolution; and

WHEREAS, that Section and Article 5 of the County Law is clear that payment for services can only be authorized for those services actually rendered; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Chairman of the Board be and hereby is authorized to sign a contract with the Fulton County Regional Chamber of Commerce for management of the County Tourism Development Program in 2020, in an amount of $118,919.00; said contract subject to the approval of the County Attorney; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the contract shall provide that payment for services by the Chamber shall be made only after the following criteria have been met:

 

  1. Submitting a "statement of services" or a "program of events" with corresponding budget approved by the Fulton County Board of Supervisors;
  2. The rendering of a verified account with verified or certified vouchers attached;
  3. Before final payment can be made, a report identifying the services or events that were performed by the Chamber and an evaluation thereof;
  4. County will retain any unused balance; and
  5. That the Chamber will otherwise comply with all of the New York State codes, rules and regulations;

 

and, be it further        

RESOLVED, That the cost for said program shall be provided from Appropriation Account        A.1000.6410-4935.1000 EXP-County Tourism Development; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Fulton County Area Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Budget Director/County Auditor, Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board, and to each and every other person, institution or agency which will further the purport of this Resolution.

 

Seconded by Supervisor YOUNG and adopted by the following vote:

Total:  Ayes: 18   Nays: 0   Absent: 2 (Supervisors Howard and Waldron)

 

 

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