Sullivan County
NY

Resolution
274-18

RESOLUTION TO APPLY FOR THE NYS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION - CLIMATE SMART COMMUNITIES (CSC) GRANT PROGRAM VIA THE CONSOLIDATED FUNDING APPLICATION PROCESS (CFA)

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Department:Public Works CommitteeSponsors:
Category:Agreement

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WHEREAS, New York State Consolidated Funding Application Process has indicated that 50% funding is available for projects that reduce flood risks by replacing or right sizing flow barriers; and

 

WHEREAS, the Division of Public Works has completed a Flood Study for the evaluation of measures to relieve flooding along County Road 164 in  Kohlertown, and recommends the installation of a storm water bypass culvert to reduce flooding by increasing the capacity of the drainage system to enable the transport of storm water to the East Branch of Callicoon Creek without flooding the Kohlertown area; and

 

WHEREAS, the 50% County matching share of the project is anticipated to be funded by a combination of in-kind engineering work provided by the Division of Public Works, Right-of-Way Acquisition procured using existing H19 account funds and County funding appropriated up to the amount of $818,000.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that up to $818,000 in funding be budgeted for this project in the future 2020 budget when such work is anticipated to be constructed; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Sullivan County Legislature hereby authorizes the County Manager, Chairman of the County Legislature, and / or their authorized representative (as required by the funding source) to execute any and all necessary documents to submit the Kohlertown/County Road 164 flood mitigation projects’ NYS Department of Environmental Conservation - Climate Smart Communities Grant Program application for funding; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Sullivan County Legislature hereby authorizes the County Manager, and / or Chairman of the County Legislature (as required by the funding source) to accept the award, and enter into an award agreement or contract to administer the funding secured, in such form as the County Attorney shall approve; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that should the NYS DEC Climate Smart Communities Grant Program funding be terminated, the County shall not be obligated to continue any action undertaken by the use of this funding.

 

Meeting History

Jun 12, 2018 10:30 AM  Public Works Committee Regular Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:CARRIED AT COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Nadia Rajsz, Legislator
SECONDER:Scott B. Samuelson, Legislator
AYES:Joseph Perrello, Mark McCarthy, Nadia Rajsz, Catherine Owens, Scott B. Samuelson, Alan Sorensen
ABSENT:Luis Alvarez
Jun 14, 2018 10:00 AM Video County Legislature Regular Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Alan Sorensen, Legislator
SECONDER:Nadia Rajsz, Legislator
AYES:Scott B. Samuelson, Nadia Rajsz, Mark McCarthy, Catherine Owens, Terri Ward, Luis Alvarez, Joseph Perrello, Alan Sorensen, Ira M. Steingart