TO:Economic Development/Planning Committee
Robert A. Purtell, Chairman, Legislator, District 9
Robert Headwell, Jr., Legislator, District 4
Daniel P. Wilson, Legislator, District 5
John M. Duchessi, Legislator, District 6
Michael J. Pepe, Legislator, District 7
FROM:Cheryl A. Reese, Clerk of the Legislature
CC:Legislators, County Attorney, County Treasurer, Economic Development/Planning Director, Media
DATE:6/18/2018
RE:Committee Meetings

Chairman Robert A. Purtell has called a meeting of the Economic Development/Planning Committee for 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 in the Legislative Chambers, County Office Building, 64 Broadway, Fonda, New York. Items on the agenda, at this time, are as follows:

1.  (DISCUSSION)

 A. Privilege of Committee Chair, Committee Members & Legislators to discuss items of interest, etc., regarding departments governed by this Committee

2.  RESOLUTION ACCEPTING GRANT APPLICATION FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY BIKE TRAIL RESTORATION PROJECT-NYS DORMITORY AUTHORITY STATE OF NEW YORK (ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & PLANNING)

3.  RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY LEGISLATURE AS LEAD AGENCY IN SEQR DETERMINATION FOR SNOWMOBILE TRAIL (ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND PLANNING)

4.  RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING NEGATIVE DECLARATION IN A SEQR DETERMINATION FOR SNOWMOBILE TRAIL (ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND PLANNING)

5. OTHER

 

 



Proposed Resolutions

Res. #Sponsor/SecondRecommendation
209

RESOLUTION ACCEPTING GRANT APPLICATION FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY BIKE TRAIL RESTORATION PROJECT-NYS DORMITORY AUTHORITY STATE OF NEW YORK (ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & PLANNING)

Headwell, Jr./PepeMove to Full Legislature
210

RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY LEGISLATURE AS LEAD AGENCY IN SEQR DETERMINATION FOR SNOWMOBILE TRAIL (ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND PLANNING)

Wilson/PepeMove to Full Legislature
211

RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING NEGATIVE DECLARATION IN A SEQR DETERMINATION FOR SNOWMOBILE TRAIL (ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND PLANNING)

Duchessi/Headwell, Jr.Move to Full Legislature



Montgomery County Seal!RESOLUTION NO. 209 of 2017

DATED: September 26, 2017

RECOMMENDATION:
     

RESOLUTION ACCEPTING GRANT APPLICATION FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY BIKE TRAIL RESTORATION PROJECT-NYS DORMITORY AUTHORITY STATE OF NEW YORK (ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & PLANNING)


Resolution by Legislator: Headwell, Jr.
Seconded by: Pepe

WHEREAS, Montgomery County submitted an application through the 2015 CFA process for the Montgomery County Bike Trail Restoration project; and

WHEREAS, the project requested funding in order to pave the unpaved sections of the Canalway Trail; and

WHEREAS, Senator Amedore was able to secure funding in the amount of $225,000 through the NYS Dormitory Authority State of New York;

RESOLVED, that the Montgomery County Department of Economic Development & Planning and the Department of Public Works are hereby authorized to administer said application on behalf of Montgomery County; and

FURTHER RESOLVED, upon review and approval of the provided contract with NYS Dormitory Authority State of New York by the County Attorney, the County Executive is hereby authorized to sign said contract, and

FURTHER RESOLVED, that the County Treasurer is hereby authorized and directed to amend the 2017 Operating Budget as follows:

INCREASE REVENUES: 

 

 

A-24-3-3889

Other Culture & Recreation

$225,000.00

INCREASE APPROPRIATIONS:

 

 

A-24-4-7180-00-.4572 

Recreation Trails

$225,000.00

RESOLUTION VOTE, passed with Aye(8). Legislator Kelly was absent. (9/26/2017)



Attachment

Attachment

Statement of Legislative and Financial Impact:

I. Nature of Request:

Resolution Amends the 2017 operating budget in order to account for anticipated revenues and expenditures in 2017 for the Montgomery County Bike Trail Restoration Prject grant through the NYS Dormitory Authority.


II. Justification:

Resolution is necessary to undertake project and recieve and expend revenues associated with grant award.


III. Legislative Impact:

Pursuant to Article 2 of the Charter, the Montgomery County Legislature has the power to make appropriations.


IV. Financial Impact:

Revenues received from the grant offset appropriations.



cc: County Clerk
County Treasurer




Montgomery County Seal!RESOLUTION NO. 210 of 2017

DATED: September 26, 2017

RECOMMENDATION:
     

RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY LEGISLATURE AS LEAD AGENCY IN SEQR DETERMINATION FOR SNOWMOBILE TRAIL (ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND PLANNING)


Resolution by Legislator: Wilson
Seconded by: Pepe

WHEREAS, Montgomery County is the local sponsor and administrator for the NYS OPRHP Snowmobile Trails Grant-In-Aid Program; and

WHEREAS, the Town of Florida Snowmobile Club created a new trail C7F, which is approximately 3.46 miles long; updating trail C7P which is approximately 15.3 miles long; and updating trail C7B which is approximately 11.27 miles long, which is subject to review under the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQR) and is classified as an Unlisted Action pursuant to the regulations founds in 6 NYCRR, Part 617; and

WHEREAS, the Frontier Sno Riders Snowmobile Club is updating trail C7F which is approximately 0.43 miles; updating C7B, Class B, which is approximately 12.74 miles; and updating C7B, Class A, which is approximately 3.04 miles, which is subject to review under the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQR) and is classified as an Unlisted Action pursuant to the regulations founds in 6 NYCRR, Part 617; and

WHEREAS, there are no other involved agencies.

RESOLVED, that the Montgomery County Legislature hereby declares itself lead agency in carrying out the environmental review under SEQR; and

FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Montgomery County Legislature herby authorizes and directs the County Executive, upon review and approval by the County Attorney, is hereby authorized to sign any and all documents related to this process.

RESOLUTION VOTE, passed with Aye(8). Legislator Kelly was absent. (9/26/2017)



Attachment

Attachment

Statement of Legislative and Financial Impact:

I. Nature of Request:

To establish the Montgomery County Legislature as the Lead Agency in relation to trail changes associated with the NYS Snowmobile Trails Grant-In-Aid Program.


II. Justification:

Physical trail changes are subject to SEQR (State Environmental Quality Review Act)


III. Legislative Impact:

None


IV. Financial Impact:

None



cc: County Clerk
County Treasurer




Montgomery County Seal!RESOLUTION NO. 211 of 2017

DATED: September 26, 2017

RECOMMENDATION:
     

RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING NEGATIVE DECLARATION IN A SEQR DETERMINATION FOR SNOWMOBILE TRAIL (ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND PLANNING)


Resolution by Legislator: Duchessi
Seconded by: Headwell, Jr.

WHEREAS, Montgomery County is the local sponsor and administrator for the NYS OPRHP Snowmobile Trails Grant-In-Aid Program; and

WHEREAS, the Town of Florida Snowmobile Club created a new trail C7F, which is approximately 3.46 miles long; updating trail C7P which is approximately 15.3 miles long; and updating trail C7B which is approximately 11.27 miles long, which is subject to review under the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQR) and is classified as an Unlisted Action pursuant to the regulations founds in 6 NYCRR, Part 617; and

WHEREAS, the Frontier Sno Riders Snowmobile Club is updating trail C7F which is approximately 0.43 miles; updating C7B, Class B, which is approximately 12.74 miles; and updating C7B, Class A, which is approximately 3.04 miles, which is subject to review under the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQR) and is classified as an Unlisted Action pursuant to the regulations founds in 6 NYCRR, Part 617; and

WHEREAS, the County Legislature has designated in itself as lead agency; and

WHEREAS, the County Legislature has reviewed all the pertinent information with regard to SEQR, including Part I of the Short EAF; and

WHEREAS, the County Legislature is completing Part II of the Short EAF as lead agency for the project pursuant to regulations found in 6 NYCRR, Part 617 determined that the project will not have a significant effect upon the environment.

RESOLVED, that the Montgomery County Legislature will issues a negative declaration, authorizing the Chairman of the Legislature, upon review and approval by the County Attorney, to sign the Short EAF indicating this project will not have a significant effect on the environment.

RESOLUTION VOTE, passed with Aye(8). Legislator Kelly was absent. (9/26/2017)



Attachment

Statement of Legislative and Financial Impact:

I. Nature of Request:

Resolution establishes a negative declaration as it relates to acting as the Lead Agency in relation to trail changes associated with the NYS Snowmobile Trails Grant-In-Aid Program.


II. Justification:

Physical trail changes are subject to SEQR (State Environmental Quality Review Act)


III. Legislative Impact:

None


IV. Financial Impact:

None



cc: County Clerk
County Treasurer