Resolution No. 521

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

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CONTRACT WITH FULTON COUNTY CENTER FOR REGIONAL GROWTH FOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MARKETING (2020)

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors has identified the Fulton County Center for Regional Growth as an important "Core Program"; and

WHEREAS, the Board did appropriate the sum of $275,000.00 for the year 2020 for said program; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Fulton County Board of Supervisors, by this Resolution, authorizes the Chairman of the Board of Supervisors to sign a contract with the Fulton County Center for Regional Growth for management of the County's economic development program in 2020 in an amount of $275,000.00; said contract shall be subject to the approval of the County Attorney; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That such contract specify those services to be performed by the Fulton County Center for Regional Growth, including promoting and marketing Fulton County to attract new businesses and industries, and encouraging and assisting existing business and industries, and developing and implementing economic development programs; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That such contract shall provide, among other matters, that the right and privilege shall be reserved to the Fulton County Board of Supervisors to cancel and rescind all or any part of such contract should any program or project offered or sponsored by the Fulton County Center for Regional Growth not meet with the approval of the Board of Supervisors; and, be it further

 

RESOLVED, That the Fulton County Center for Regional Growth, as a condition to the contract authorized herein, cooperate with the Corporations working to promote economic development in Fulton County and encourage existing industries to expand; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That any contract payments be stipulated upon the timely submission of an annual report for the prior program year and appropriate new contract documentation to the satisfaction of the County Auditor; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the contract shall provide that payment for services by the Center for Regional Growth 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 Center for Regional Growth and an evaluation thereof;
  4. County will retain any unused balance; and
  5. That the Center for Regional Growth will otherwise comply with all of the New York State codes, rules and regulations;

 

RESOLVED, That the cost for said program shall be provided from Appropriation Account        A.1000.6420-4936 EXP-Business Development Marketing; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Fulton County Center for Regional Growth, 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 Howard and Waldron)

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