TO:Economic Development/Planning Committee
Roy S. Dimond, Chairman, Legislator, District 3
Martin P. Kelly, Legislator, District 1
Brian D. Sweet, Legislator, District 2
Daniel P. Wilson, Legislator, District 5
Robert A. Purtell, Legislator, District 9
FROM:Cheryl A. Reese, Clerk of the Legislature
CC:Legislators, County Attorney, County Treasurer, Economic Development/Planning Director, Media
DATE:6/23/2018
RE:Committee Meetings

Chairman Roy S. Dimond has called a meeting of the Economic Development/Planning Committee for 6:10 p.m. on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 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 AMENDING 2018 OPERATING BUDGET - GRANT FUNDING FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY BIKE TRAIL RESTORATION PROJECT- NYS CANAL CORPORATION - BIKE TRAIL RESTORATION GRANT (ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT/PLANNING)

3.  RESOLUTION AMENDING 2018 OPERATING BUDGET - GRANT FUNDING FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY BIKE TRAIL RESTORATION PROJECT-NYS DORMITORY AUTHORITY STATE OF NEW YORK (ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & PLANNING)

4.  RESOLUTION AMENDING 2018 OPERATING BUDGET - GRANT FUNDING FOR ARKELL MUSEUM ABOVE GROUND STORAGE COLLECTION FEASIBILITY STUDY PROJECT – EMPIRE STATE DEVELOPMENT (ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT/PLANNING) 

5.  RESOLUTION APPOINTING MEMBERS TO COUNTY PLANNING BOARD (ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND PLANNING)

6.  OTHER

 

 



Proposed Resolutions

Res. #Sponsor/SecondRecommendation
43

RESOLUTION AMENDING 2018 OPERATING BUDGET - GRANT FUNDING FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY BIKE TRAIL RESTORATION PROJECT- NYS CANAL CORPORATION - BIKE TRAIL RESTORATION GRANT (ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT/PLANNING)

Kelly/SweetMove to Full Legislature
44

RESOLUTION AMENDING 2018 OPERATING BUDGET - GRANT FUNDING FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY BIKE TRAIL RESTORATION PROJECT-NYS DORMITORY AUTHORITY STATE OF NEW YORK (ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & PLANNING)

Pepe/WilsonMove to Full Legislature
45

RESOLUTION AMENDING 2018 OPERATING BUDGET - GRANT FUNDING FOR ARKELL MUSEUM ABOVE GROUND STORAGE COLLECTION FEASIBILITY STUDY PROJECT – EMPIRE STATE DEVELOPMENT (ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT/PLANNING) 

Purtell/SweetMove to Full Legislature
46

RESOLUTION APPOINTING MEMBERS TO COUNTY PLANNING BOARD (ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND PLANNING)

Purtell/SweetMove to Full Legislature
47

RESOLUTION ACCEPTING GRANT APPLICATION FOR VILLAGE OF ST JOHNSVILLE – DOWNTOWN FEASIBILITY STUDY – HOMES AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL – NY MAIN STREET (ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & PLANNING)

Kelly/PepeMove to Full Legislature
48

RESOLUTION ACCEPTING GRANT APPLICATION FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY – STORYTELLING ALONG THE ERIE CANALWAY APP PROJECT – ERIE CANALWAY NATIONAL HERITAGE CORRIDOR (ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & PLANNING)

Pepe/WilsonMove to Full Legislature



Montgomery County Seal!RESOLUTION NO. 43 of 2018

DATED: February 27, 2018

RECOMMENDATION:
     

RESOLUTION AMENDING 2018 OPERATING BUDGET - GRANT FUNDING FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY BIKE TRAIL RESTORATION PROJECT- NYS CANAL CORPORATION - BIKE TRAIL RESTORATION GRANT (ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT/PLANNING)


Resolution by Legislator: Kelly
Seconded by: Sweet

WHEREAS, Resolution 75 of 2017 authorized the County Executive to sign contracts with the NYS Canal Corporation for the Montgomery County Bike Trail Restoration Project in which Montgomery County was awarded and said funds were included in the 2017 Operating Budget; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Economic Development & Planning is implementing and administering said grant on behalf of Montgomery County to complete the project; and

WHEREAS, to date, said funds for program were not completely received or expended as of December 31, 2017; and

WHEREAS, it is necessary to carry forward said funding in the 2018 Operating Budget to bring said project to fruition.

RESOLVED, that the County Treasurer is hereby authorized and directed to amend the 2018 Operating Budget to receive and provide for grant funding to allow for completion of the Bike Trail Restoration Project.
 

INCREASE REVENUES: 

 

 

A-24-3-3889

Econ Assistance & Opport

$4,748.28

 

 

 

INCREASE APPROPRIATIONS:

 

 

A-24-4-7180-00-.4572 

Professional Services

$4,748.28

RESOLUTION VOTE, passed with Aye(8). Legislator Pepe was absent. (2/27/2018)



Statement of Legislative and Financial Impact:

I. Nature of Request:

Resolution authorizes amendment to 2018 Operating Budget to carry forward funding from 2017 in relation to Grand Funding recieved through the NYS Canal Corporation.


II. Justification:

Resolution is necessary to for work in accordance with said grant.


III. Legislative Impact:

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


IV. Financial Impact:

None.  Revenues received from the reimbursable grant offset appropriations.  Grant acceptance per resolution No. 94 of 2016 committed County to $100,000 of in kind services from Department of Public Works and Montgomery County Department of Economic Development and Planning



cc: County Clerk
County Treasurer
Economic Development/Planning Director




Montgomery County Seal!RESOLUTION NO. 44 of 2018

DATED: February 27, 2018

RECOMMENDATION:
     

RESOLUTION AMENDING 2018 OPERATING BUDGET - GRANT FUNDING FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY BIKE TRAIL RESTORATION PROJECT-NYS DORMITORY AUTHORITY STATE OF NEW YORK (ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & PLANNING)


Resolution by Legislator: Pepe
Seconded by: Wilson

WHEREAS, Resolution 209 of 2017 authorized the County Executive to sign contracts with the NYS Dormitory Authority for the Montgomery County Bike Trail Restoration Project in which Montgomery County was awarded and said funds were included in the 2017 Operating Budget; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Economic Development & Planning is implementing and administering said grant on behalf of Montgomery County to complete the project; and

WHEREAS, to date, said funds for program were not completely received or expended as of December 31, 2017; and

WHEREAS, it is necessary to carry forward said funding in the 2018 Operating Budget to bring said project to fruition.

RESOLVED, that the County Treasurer is hereby authorized and directed to amend the 2018 Operating Budget to receive and provide for grant funding to allow for completion of the Bike Trail Restoration Project.
 

INCREASE REVENUES: 

 

 

A-24-3-3889

Econ Assistance & Opport

$225,000.00

 

 

 

INCREASE APPROPRIATIONS:

 

 

A-24-4-7180-00-.4572 

Professional Services

$225,000.00

RESOLUTION VOTE, passed with Aye(8). Legislator Pepe was absent. (2/27/2018)



Statement of Legislative and Financial Impact:

I. Nature of Request:

Resolution authorizes the amendment of the 2018 Operating Budget to carry forward funds in relation to the NYS Dormitory Authority grant recieved for the Bike Trail Restoration Project in the County.


II. Justification:

Resolution is necessary to pay for said work associated with grant.


III. Legislative Impact:

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


IV. Financial Impact:

None.  Revenues received from the grant offset appropriations.



cc: County Clerk
County Treasurer
Economic Development/Planning Director




Montgomery County Seal!RESOLUTION NO. 45 of 2018

DATED: February 27, 2018

RECOMMENDATION:
     

RESOLUTION AMENDING 2018 OPERATING BUDGET - GRANT FUNDING FOR ARKELL MUSEUM ABOVE GROUND STORAGE COLLECTION FEASIBILITY STUDY PROJECT – EMPIRE STATE DEVELOPMENT (ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT/PLANNING) 


Resolution by Legislator: Purtell
Seconded by: Sweet

WHEREAS, Resolution 176 & 247 of 2017 authorized the County Executive to sign contracts with Empire State Development and the Arkell Museum to conduct a feasibility study on the construction of an above ground storage facility with receipt of a grant through Empire State Development in which Montgomery County was awarded and said funds were included in the 2017 Operating Budget; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Economic Development & Planning is implementing and administering said grant on behalf of Montgomery County to complete the project; and

WHEREAS, to date, said funds for program were not completely received or expended as of December 31, 2017; and

WHEREAS, it is necessary to carry forward said funding in the 2018 Operating Budget to bring said project to fruition.

RESOLVED, that the County Treasurer is hereby authorized and directed to amend the 2018 Operating Budget to receive and provide for grant funding to allow for completion of the Arkell Museum above ground storage collection feasibility study project. 

INCREASE REVENUES: 

 

 

A-24-3-3789

Econ Assistance & Opport

$72,500.00

 

 

 

INCREASE APPROPRIATIONS:

 

 

A-24-4-6430-00-.4431 

Professional Services

$72,500.00

RESOLUTION VOTE, passed with Aye(8). Legislator Pepe was absent. (2/27/2018)



Statement of Legislative and Financial Impact:

I. Nature of Request:

Resolution authorizes amendment to 2018 Operating Budget to carry foward funds in association with a grant for the Arkell Museum Above Ground Storage Collection Feasibility Study Project.


II. Justification:

Resolution is necessary to pay consultant for work performed in accordance with grant contract.


III. Legislative Impact:

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


IV. Financial Impact:

Resolution is budget neutral as revenues from the grant will offset appropriations.



cc: County Clerk
County Treasurer
Economic Development/Planning Director




Montgomery County Seal!RESOLUTION NO. 46 of 2018

DATED: February 27, 2018

RECOMMENDATION:
     

RESOLUTION APPOINTING MEMBERS TO COUNTY PLANNING BOARD (ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND PLANNING)


Resolution by Legislator: Purtell
Seconded by: Sweet

WHEREAS, Introductory Local Law A of 2014 established a County Planning Board in Montgomery County, and

WHEREAS, the County Planning Board shall consist of nine (9) regular members and two (2) alternate members to be appointed by the Legislature; and

WHEREAS, the respective terms of the members of the Planning Board shall be commensurate with that of the Legislature; and

WHEREAS, the two alternate board members will have a two year term; and

WHEREAS, the District 9 board member has resigned; and

WHEREAS, the District 9 Legislator is recommending a District 9 representative; and

WHEREAS, the current Planning Board consists of:

APPOINTEE 

ADDRESS 

REPRESENTING

TERM EXPIRATION

Vacant 

 

District #1

12/31/2019

Mark Hoffman

2306 Hickory Hill Road, Fonda, NY 12068

District #2 

12/31/2019

John Lyker 

655 West Lyker Road, Sprakers, NY 12166

District #3 

12/31/2019

David Weiner 

139 Fox Street, Esperance, NY 12066

District #4 

12/31/2019

Wayne De Mallie

159 Third Avenue, Tribes Hill, NY 12177

District #5 

12/31/2019

Irene Collins

322 Guy Park Avenue, Amsterdam, NY 12010

District #6

12/31/2019

Robert DiCaprio

46 Sanford Avenue, Amsterdam, NY 12010

District #7

12/31/2019

Ronald Jemmott

143 Yale Street, Amsterdam, NY 12010

District #8

12/31/2019

Vacant

 

District #9

12/31/2019

James F. Post

PO Box 116, Palatine Bridge, NY 13428

Alternate Member

12/31/2017

Betty Sanders

163 Gerhartz Road, Palatine Bridge, NY 13428

Alternate Member

12/31/2017

RESOLVED, the Montgomery County Legislature hereby confirms the following appointments:

APPOINTEE 

ADDRESS 

REPRESENTATING

TERM EXPIRATION 

Erin Covey

PO Box 145, Hagaman, NY 12086

District #9

12/31/2019

James F. Post

PO Box 116, Palatine Bridge, NY 13428

Alternate Member

12/31/2019

Betty Sanders

163 Gerhartz Road, Palatine Bridge, NY 13428

Alternate Member

12/31/2019

RESOLUTION VOTE, passed with Aye(8). Legislator Pepe was absent. (2/27/2018)



Statement of Legislative and Financial Impact:

I. Nature of Request:

This resolution appoints members to the County Planning Board to replace a board member who resigned along with re-appointing two alternates.


II. Justification:

A Resolution is required to appoint members to the County Planning Board.


III. Legislative Impact:

General Municipal Law 12(b) states that members and officers of a County Planning Board shall be selected in a number and manner determined by the County Legislative Body.  The Montgomery County Legislature passed Local 1 of 2014 to govern the Montgomery County Planning Board.


IV. Financial Impact:

Members of this board are volunteer in nature, therefore, there is no financial impact.



cc: County Clerk
County Treasurer
Economic Development/Planning Director




Montgomery County Seal!RESOLUTION NO. 47 of 2018

DATED: February 27, 2018

RECOMMENDATION:
     

RESOLUTION ACCEPTING GRANT APPLICATION FOR VILLAGE OF ST JOHNSVILLE – DOWNTOWN FEASIBILITY STUDY – HOMES AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL – NY MAIN STREET (ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & PLANNING)


Resolution by Legislator: Kelly
Seconded by: Pepe

WHEREAS, the New York State Office of Homes and Community Renewal (NYSHCR) accepted open round applications through the New York Main Street Technical Assistance Program for projects that would further the goals and objectives of the New York Main Street Program and Regional Economic Development Councils Strategic Plans; and

WHEREAS, Montgomery County submitted an application on behalf of the Village of St. Johnsville for a Downtown Feasibility project; and

WHEREAS, the project requested funding in order to assist a section within the Village in the form of design guidelines and a feasibility study on renovation and rehabilitation techniques; and

WHEREAS, that said grant funding was awarded in the amount of $20,000 from the New York State Office of Homes and Community Renewal (NYSHCR) with a share of $1,053 in the form of equity from the Village of St. Johnsville;

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

FURTHER RESOLVED, upon review and approval of the County Attorney, the County Executive is authorized to sign contracts with the New York State Office of Homes and Community Renewal (NYSHCR) and the Village of St. Johnsville; and

 

FURTHER RESOLVED, that the County Treasurer is hereby authorized and directed to amend the 2018 Operating Budget as follows:

INCREASE REVENUES:     
A-24-3-3789 Other Econ Ass & Opport $21,053
     
INCREASE APPROPRIATIONS:     
A-24-6430.00-00-.4431  Professional Services   $21,053

RESOLUTION VOTE, passed with Aye(8). Legislator Pepe was absent. (2/27/2018)



Attachment

Statement of Legislative and Financial Impact:

I. Nature of Request:

This Resolution will authorize the County Executive to sigan a contract with the NYS  Office of Homes and Community Renewal and the Village of St. Johnsville in relation to a Main Street Grant that the Village recieved.  Resolution will also amend the 2018 Operating Budget.


II. Justification:

This will allow the County to recieve and appropriate said funds awarded for aforementioned grant.


III. Legislative Impact:

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


IV. Financial Impact:

Resolution is budget neutral as revenues from the grant will offset appropriations.



cc: County Clerk
County Treasurer
Economic Development/Planning Director




Montgomery County Seal!RESOLUTION NO. 48 of 2018

DATED: February 27, 2018

RECOMMENDATION:
     

RESOLUTION ACCEPTING GRANT APPLICATION FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY – STORYTELLING ALONG THE ERIE CANALWAY APP PROJECT – ERIE CANALWAY NATIONAL HERITAGE CORRIDOR (ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & PLANNING)


Resolution by Legislator: Pepe
Seconded by: Wilson

WHEREAS, the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor (ECNHC) accepted applications through the Erie Canalway Grant Program for projects that would further the goals, strategies, and priority projects identified in the Erie Canalway Preservation & Management Plan; and

WHEREAS, Montgomery County submitted an application for a Storytelling Along the Erie Canalway App project; and

WHEREAS, the project requested funding in order to create a hands-free, location aware cultural and historic experience along the entirety of the trail in Montgomery County through short audio stories, text, photos, and historic information; and

WHEREAS, that said grant funding was awarded in the amount of $7,000 from the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor (ECNHC) with a share of $7,000 in the form of a grant from I Love NY funding;

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

FURTHER RESOLVED, upon review of the provided contract with Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor (ECNHC) 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 2018 Operating Budget as follows:

INCREASE REVENUES:     
 A-24-3-3789 Other Econ. Assist & Opportunity $14,000
     
INCREASE APPROPRIATIONS:     

A-24-4-6430-00-.4431 

Professional Services $14,000

RESOLUTION VOTE, passed with Aye(8). Legislator Pepe was absent. (2/27/2018)



Attachment

Statement of Legislative and Financial Impact:

I. Nature of Request:

This resolution will authorize the County Executive to sign a contract with the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor for a grant recieved.


II. Justification:

This will allow the County to receive and appropriate said funds awarded to it for the aforementioned grant.


III. Legislative Impact:

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


IV. Financial Impact:

Resolution is budget neutral as revenues from the grant will offset appropriations.



cc: County Clerk
County Treasurer
Economic Development/Planning Director