Supervisor ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CONTRACTS BETWEEN THE COUNTY TREASURER AND CERTAIN TITLE INSURANCE COMPANIES FOR TITLE SEARCH SERVICES

WHEREAS Resolution 437 of 2017 authorized a distribution of a Request for Proposals for title search services and two (2) Proposals were received; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That upon the recommendation of the County Treasurer and Committee on Finance, the Chairman of the Board be and hereby is authorized to sign contracts with the following title search companies:

  • Sacandaga Abstract (284 Vandenburgh Point Road, Gloversville, NY)
  • Genesis Abstract Inc. (128 West Main Street, Mohawk, NY)

effective April 1, 2018 through March 31, 2019, at the following rates:

  • $90.00 per parcel for base search
  • 15.00 per parcel for bankruptcy search
  • 20.00 per parcel for search update

and, be it further

RESOLVED, that said contract awards be and hereby are contingent upon each abstract company submitting a Certificate of Insurance for professional liability insurance naming the County as an additional insured for the entire period of the contract work; and, be it further

RESOLVED, that certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, County Clerk, Sacandaga Abstract, Genesis Abstract Inc., Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

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