TO:Physical Services Committee
Daniel P. Wilson, Chairman, Legislator, District 5
Martin P. Kelly, Legislator, District 1
Brian D. Sweet, Legislator, District 2
Herbert T. Allen, Legislator, District 3
Robert Headwell, Jr., Legislator, District 4
- VACANT, Legislator, District 6
Michael J. Pepe, Legislator, District 7
Maria Kowalczyk, Legislator, District 8
Robert A. Purtell, Legislator, District 9
FROM:Cheryl A. Reese, Clerk of the Legislature
CC:Legislators, County Attorney, County Treasurer, Commissioner of Pubic Works, Montgomery County Sanitary Sewer District, Media
DATE:5/28/2024
RE:Committee Meetings

Chair Daniel P. Wilson has called a meeting of the Physical Services Committee for 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 17, 2023 in the Legislative Chambers, County Office Building, 64 Broadway, Fonda, New York.  

This meeting is in person, however, members of the public may participate by calling 1-872-240-3212, Access Code: 188-026-165. Minutes of the meeting will be transcribed and later posted on the Montgomery County website at www.co.montgomery.ny.us

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 AUTHORIZING COUNTY EXECUTIVE TO ENTER INTO AGREEMENTS - GENERATOR PLACEMENT AT 1 VENNER ROAD (PUBLIC WORKS) 

3.  RESOLUTION AMENDING THE 2023 BUDGET - ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR COMMONS ROAD BRIDGE REHABILITATION (PUBLIC WORKS)

        4.  RESOLUTION APPOINTING MEMBER TO THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY SANITARY DISTRICT NO.1 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

5.  RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE TO SIGN THE 2023 INSURANCE RENEWAL CONTRACT FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY SANITARY DISTRICT NO.1

6. RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING COUNTY EXECUTIVE TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE GLOVERSVILLE-JOHNSTOWN JOINT WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY AND THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY SANITARY DISTRICT NO.1 FOR SLUDGE TREATMENT/DISPOSAL

7.  OTHER

 



Proposed Resolutions

Res. #Sponsor/SecondRecommendation
9

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING COUNTY EXECUTIVE TO ENTER INTO AGREEMENTS - GENERATOR PLACEMENT AT 1 VENNER ROAD (PUBLIC WORKS) 

Wilson/KellyMove to Full Legislature
10

RESOLUTION AMENDING THE 2023 BUDGET - ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR COMMONS ROAD BRIDGE REHABILITATION (PUBLIC WORKS)

Sweet/PepeMove to Full Legislature
11

RESOLUTION APPOINTING MEMBER TO THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY SANITARY DISTRICT NO.1 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Kelly/SweetMove to Full Legislature
12

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE TO SIGN THE 2023 INSURANCE RENEWAL CONTRACT FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY SANITARY DISTRICT NO.1

Sweet/AllenMove to Full Legislature
13

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING COUNTY EXECUTIVE TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE GLOVERSVILLE-JOHNSTOWN JOINT WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY AND THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY SANITARY DISTRICT NO.1 FOR SLUDGE TREATMENT/DISPOSAL

Kowalczyk/PurtellMove to Full Legislature



Montgomery County Seal!RESOLUTION NO. 9 of 2023

DATED: January 24, 2023

RECOMMENDATION:
     

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING COUNTY EXECUTIVE TO ENTER INTO AGREEMENTS - GENERATOR PLACEMENT AT 1 VENNER ROAD (PUBLIC WORKS) 


Resolution by Legislator: Wilson
Seconded by: Kelly

WHEREAS, Montgomery County has purchased and is in the process of renovating property at 1 Venner Rd in Amsterdam, NY; and

WHEREAS, the facility will require a standby generator for emergency situations; and

WHEREAS, the Commission of Public Works, by RFP #15-22, solicited bids for generator placement and the following bids were opened and read aloud on December 13, 2022:

1. Stilsing Electric - Rensselaer, NY $289,900.00

2. Harold R Clune Electric - Ballston Spa, NY $298,700.00

WHEREAS, upon review and certification of proposals by C.T. Male Associates, it is recommended that the project be awarded to Stilsing Electric - Rensselaer, NY as the lowest responsible responsive bidder for an amount not to exceed $289,900.00.

RESOLVED, upon review and approval of the County Attorney, the County Executive is hereby authorized to sign contract with Stilsing Electric - Rensselaer, NY for a standby generator for an amount not to exceed $289,900.00.

RESOLUTION VOTE, passed with Aye(6). Legislator Headwell, Jr. voted Nay. Legislators Wilson and VACANT were absent. (1/24/2023)



Statement of Legislative and Financial Impact:

I. Nature of Request:

To award contract for generator placement at Health & Human Service Facility at 1 Venner Rd in Amsterdam, NY


II. Justification:

The facility will require a standby generator for emergency situations

Bids were received and reviewed by engineer on record and has recommended contract be awarded to Stilsing Electric


III. Legislative Impact:

Pursuant to Article 3 of the County Charter, the County Executive has the authority to sign contracts.


IV. Financial Impact:

Total cost for generator placement are:

-Cost for 400kw generator: $148,237.00

-Cost for placement: $289,900.00

-Total: $438,137.00

Funds to complete generator project are allocated for in the project budget H-18-4-1620-45-2202



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County Treasurer




Montgomery County Seal!RESOLUTION NO. 10 of 2023

DATED: January 24, 2023

RECOMMENDATION:
     

RESOLUTION AMENDING THE 2023 BUDGET - ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR COMMONS ROAD BRIDGE REHABILITATION (PUBLIC WORKS)


Resolution by Legislator: Sweet
Seconded by: Pepe

WHEREAS, Resolution #243 of 2022, amending the 2023 Operating Budget, was to allocate funds for an agreement with AECOM USA, Inc., for a sum not to exceed $257,000 for engineering services for the Commons Road Bridge repairs; and

WHEREAS, it is now necessary to transfer the funds in order to pay the balance due of $242,000 for said agreement to AECOM, USA, Inc..

RESOLVED, that the Montgomery County Legislature hereby authorizes and directs the County Treasurer to amend the 2023 Operating Budget as follows:

INCREASE:    
A599 Appropriated Fund Balance   $242,000.00
     
INCREASE APPROPRIATIONS:     
A-12-4-1620-00-.4431  Professional Services $242,000.00

RESOLUTION VOTE, passed with Aye(7). Legislators Wilson and VACANT were absent. (1/24/2023)



Statement of Legislative and Financial Impact:

I. Nature of Request:

Funds need to be transferred in the 2023 Operating Budget in order to pay AECOM USA, Inc. for Engineering Services for the Commons Road Bridge rehabilitation.


II. Justification:

Funding was approved per Resolution #243 of 2022 for Engineering Services, and now need to be transferred in the 2023 Budget so payment can be made for services to be rendered.


III. Legislative Impact:

Pursuant to Article 2 of the Charter, the Montgomery County Legislature has the authority to make transfers and appropriations.


IV. Financial Impact:

As per Resolution #243 of 2022, funding for the remaining design and engineering services for Commons Road Bridge Rehabilitation would be allocated for in the 2023 Operating Budget by transferring from the Fund Balance or Capital Project bonding to Professional Services in the Public Works budget.  Decision was made upon passing Resolution 243 of 2022 to complete project utilizing fund balance.

Further financial impacts will be realized once the project is released for bid.



cc: County Clerk
County Treasurer




Montgomery County Seal!RESOLUTION NO. 11 of 2023

DATED: January 24, 2023

RECOMMENDATION:
     

RESOLUTION APPOINTING MEMBER TO THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY SANITARY DISTRICT NO.1 BOARD OF DIRECTORS


Resolution by Legislator: Kelly
Seconded by: Sweet

WHEREAS, Resolution 281 of 2013 states the Montgomery County Sanitary District No.1 Board of Directors shall consist of seven(7) members comprised of the current legislators representing Legislative Districts No.1, No.2, and No.3, the Mayors of the Villages of Fort Plain, Neliiston, and Palatine Bridge and one (1) member at large to be approved by the County Legislative Board, for a one year term; and

WHEREAS, the Montgomery County Sanitary District No.1 Board of Directors recommends appointing George Capece Jr as Member at Large for 2023.

RESOLVED, that George Capece Jr. is hereby appointed as the "at-large" member of the Board of Directors of the Montgomery County Sanitary District No.1 for a one year term ending on December 31, 2023.

RESOLUTION VOTE, passed with Aye(7). Legislators Wilson and VACANT were absent. (1/24/2023)



Statement of Legislative and Financial Impact:

I. Nature of Request:

APPOINTING MEMBER TO THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY SANITARY DISTRICT NO.1 BOARD OF DIRECTORS


II. Justification:

Pursuant to Resolution 281 of 2013 an "at-large" member of the Sanitary District No.1 Board of Directors shall be appointed by the Montgomery County Legislature.


III. Legislative Impact:

Pursuant to Resolution 281 of 2013 and "at-large" member of the Sanitary District No.1 Board shall be appointed by the Montgomery County Legislature.


IV. Financial Impact:

None



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County Treasurer




Montgomery County Seal!RESOLUTION NO. 12 of 2023

DATED: January 24, 2023

RECOMMENDATION:
     

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE TO SIGN THE 2023 INSURANCE RENEWAL CONTRACT FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY SANITARY DISTRICT NO.1


Resolution by Legislator: Sweet
Seconded by: Allen

WHEREAS, the Montgomery County Sanitary District No.1's current property, general liabilty, automobile, excess catastrophe, inland marine, and crime policies are set to expire January 1, 2023; and

WHEREAS, the Montgomery County Saniarty Dsitrict No.1 Board of Directors recommends binding insurance coverage for property, general liabilty, automobile, excess catastrophe, inland marine, and crime policies with NYMIR at a cost not to exceed $25,348.26; and

WHEREAS, NBT Mang Insurance - William Vangorder is named broker of record; and

WHEREAS, a transfer of funds is need to cover the cost of the premiums.

RESOLVED, upon review and aprroval of the County Attorney, the County Executive is hereby authorized and directed to sign a contract for the renewal of insurance coverage for property, general liabilty, automobile, excess catastrophe, inland marine,  and crime policies with NYMIR for a term of January 1, 2023 to December 31, 2023 at an amount not to exceed $25,348.26.

FURTHER RESOLVED, the Montgomery County Treasurer is hereby authorized and directed to amend the 2023 Operating Budget (Sanitary District)  as follows:

TRANSFER FROM:    
G-26-4-1990-00-.4400 Contingent Account $850.00
     
TRANSFER TO:    
G-26-4-1910-00-.4480 Insurances $850.00

                                      

                                    

RESOLUTION VOTE, passed with Aye(7). Legislators Wilson and VACANT were absent. (1/24/2023)



Statement of Legislative and Financial Impact:

I. Nature of Request:

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE TO SIGN THE 2023 INSURANCE RENEWAL CONTRACT FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY SANITARY DISTRICT NO.1.


II. Justification:

To provide insurance coverage for the Montgomery County Sanitary District No.1 for 2023.


III. Legislative Impact:

Pursuant to Article 3 of the Montgomery County Charter the County Executive has the power to enter into contracts.


IV. Financial Impact:

Transfer request within resolution request.



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County Treasurer




Montgomery County Seal!RESOLUTION NO. 13 of 2023

DATED: January 24, 2023

RECOMMENDATION:
     

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING COUNTY EXECUTIVE TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE GLOVERSVILLE-JOHNSTOWN JOINT WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY AND THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY SANITARY DISTRICT NO.1 FOR SLUDGE TREATMENT/DISPOSAL


Resolution by Legislator: Kowalczyk
Seconded by: Purtell

WHEREAS, Montgomery County Sanitary District No.1 operates a wastewater treatment plant that generates digested sludge that needs treatment/disposal; and

WHEREAS, the Gloversville-Johnstown Joint Wastewater Treatment Facility is the owner and operator of wastewater treatment plant facilities which can be used to treat/dispose of said sludge; and

WHEREAS, the sludge disposal agreement is expected to be a benefit of Montgomery County and the Gloversville-Johnstown Joint Wastewater Treatment Facility; and

WHEREAS, the Gloversville-Johnstown Joint Wastewater Treatment Facility has approved of the sludge disposal agreement and has already executed the agreement.

RESOLVED, the Gloversville-Johnstown Joint Wastewater Treatment Facility will charge Montgomery County at the rate of $.055 per gallon for sludge hauled to the Gloversville-Johnstown Joint Wastewater Treatment Facility by Montgomery County;

FURTHER RESOLVED, the Gloversville-Johnstown Joint Wastewater Treatment Facility will charge Montgomery County for analytical testing, at a cost not to exceed $600 annually; and

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Montgomery County Legislature hereby authorizes and directs the County Executive, following the review and approval of the County Attorney, to execute said agreement for sludge treatment/disposal with the Gloversville-Johnstown Joint Wastewater Treatment Facility at the rate of $.055 per gallon for sludge for a term of January 1, 2023- December 31, 2024.

RESOLUTION VOTE, passed with Aye(7). Legislators Wilson and VACANT were absent. (1/24/2023)



Montgomery County Sanitary District 1 Agreement - Gloversville Johnstown Joint Sewer Board

Statement of Legislative and Financial Impact:

I. Nature of Request:

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING COUNTY EXECUTIVE TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE GLOVERSVILLE-JOHNSTOWN JOINT WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY AND THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY SANITARY DISTRICT NO.1 FOR SLUDGE TREATMENT/DISPOSAL.


II. Justification:

The Montgomery County Sanitary District No.1 generates sludge that requires disposal.  The Gloversville-Johnstown Joint Wastewater Treatment Facility is capable of treating such sludge.


III. Legislative Impact:

Pursuant to General Municipal Law 119-o municipal corporations have the power to enter into agreements for the performance among themselves or one for the other respective functions, powers, and duties on the cooperative and contract basis.  These agreements must be entered into by a majority strength of its governing body.

 

Pursuant to Article 3 of the Montgomery County Charter the County Executive has the authority to enter into contracts.


IV. Financial Impact:

Budgeted.



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County Treasurer