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Tompkins County Legislature

Action Summary for Resolutions


Tuesday, October 2, 2018 5:30 PM
Legislature Chambers

Consent Agenda

RESULT: ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]


MOVER: Deborah Dawson, Member
SECONDER: Anne Koreman, Member
AYES: Black, Champion, Dawson, Granison, John, Kelles, Klein, Koreman, Lane,
McKenna, Morey, Robertson, Sigler
EXCUSED: McBean-Clairborne

Resolution No. 2018-214: Award of Bid - Hillview Road Landfill Replacement Bedrock Well -
Department of Recycling and Materials Management (ID #8087)

WHEREAS, the Department of Finance-Division of Purchasing has duly advertised for bids for
replacement bedrock well installation services for the Hillview Road Landfill, and

WHEREAS, the Finance Department advertised and received one bid that was publicly opened
and reviewed on Monday, September 10, 2018, now therefore be it

RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Facilities and Infrastructure Committee, That the


contract be awarded to Aztech Technologies, Inc., of 5 McCrea Hill Road, Ballston Spa, New York, in the
amount of $27,423,

RESOLVED, further, That funds are available in the Recycling and Materials Management
Department Operating Fund account 8166.54442,

RESOLVED, further, That the County Administrator or his designee be authorized to execute a
contract with Aztech Technologies, Inc.
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Resolution No. 2018-215: Establishing County Equalization Rates (ID #8044)

WHEREAS, pursuant to Article III, Section 4.05, Subdivision (d) of the Tompkins County
Charter and Code, the Director of Assessment has submitted and recommended the adoption of
equalization rates for all towns in Tompkins County and the City of Ithaca for the assessment rolls filed in
2018, and for the apportionment of County taxes levied in 2019, now therefore be it

RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Government Operations Committee, That the following


equalization rates be and hereby are adopted:

AGGREGRATE ASSESSED AGGREGATE FULL


VALUATION OF TAXABLE COUNTY VALUATION OF TAXABLE
REAL PROPERTY FOR EQUALIZATION REAL PROPERTY FOR
TOWN COUNTY PURPOSES RATE COUNTY PURPOSES

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Town of Caroline 238,020,954 100 238,020,954


Town of Danby 301,056,062 100 301,056,062
Town of Dryden 1,168,540,786 100 1,168,540,786
Town of Enfield 195,598,641 100 195,598,641
Town of Groton 374,001,271 100 374,001,271
Town of Ithaca 1,993,344,710 100 1,993,344,710
Town of Lansing 1,842,869,670 100 1,842,869,670
Town of Newfield 292,602,202 100 292,602,202
Town of Ulysses 509,985,589 100 509,985,589
City of Ithaca 2,040,516,960 100 2,040,516,960
TOTALS 8,956,536,845 8,956,536,845
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Resolution No. 2018-216: Adoption of Regular and Supplemental Reports of Footings (Totals) and
Assessment Rolls (ID #8043)

WHEREAS, Tompkins County desires to maintain an official record of the 2018 Final
Assessment Roll, now therefore be it

RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Government Operations Committee, That the regular


and supplemental report of the totals (footings) of assessment rolls be accepted and the figures therein be
used as a basis for the taxation in the several tax districts of the County for the year 2019 based upon the
July 1, 2018, County of Tompkins Final Assessment Roll.
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Resolution No. 2018-217: Authorizing FFY 2019 Federal Transit Administration Section 5339(C)
Low and No-emission Electric Transit Bus Program Application for Tompkins Consolidated Area
Transit (TCAT) (ID #8117)

WHEREAS, the Secretary of the United States Department of Transportation is authorized to


make grants for mass transportation projects pursuant to Section 5309 of Chapter 53, Title 49, of the
United States Code, and

WHEREAS, on August 24, 2018, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) awarded the County a
competitive Section 5309(C) Low or No-Emission Bus Program grant for $2,290,000 on behalf of
Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc. (TCAT), to purchase electric buses, and

WHEREAS, the County needs to apply to FTA to obligate these funds in FFY 2019 (starting on
October 1, 2018), and

WHEREAS, the project was approved by the Ithaca-Tompkins County Transportation Council (I-
TCTC) to be added to the Transportation Improvement Program on September 11, 2018 , and

WHEREAS, the County will receive and use said FTA funds as follows:

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TCAT Project Federal TCAT Total


Purchase (3) 40 FT $2,290,000 $ 574,500 $ 2,862,500
Electric Transit Buses
, now therefore be it

RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Planning, Development, and Environmental Quality


Committee, That the Tompkins County Legislature authorizes the County Administrator or his designee to
execute and file applications on behalf of the County of Tompkins with the Federal Transit Administration
for the 5339(C) Low or No-Emission Bus Program Grant with a total budget of $2,862,500 including
Federal and TCAT sources,

RESOLVED, further, That the County Administrator or his designee is authorized to sign:
1. Any and all agreements between Tompkins County and the Federal Transit Administration
for the Project.
2. Any and all agreements between Tompkins County and TCAT, Inc., and any third-party
subcontractors necessary to complete the project, if applicable.
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Regular Agenda

Resolution No. 2018-218: Adoption of Local Law No. 3 of 2018 - A Local Law Amending the
Tompkins County Charter - Article 11 - Air Service Board (ID #8090)

RESULT: ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]


MOVER: David McKenna, Member
SECONDER: Michael Lane, Member
AYES: Shawna Black, Amanda Champion, Deborah Dawson, Henry Granison, Rich
John, Anna Kelles, Daniel Klein, Anne Koreman, Michael Lane, David
McKenna, Glenn Morey, Martha Robertson, Michael Sigler
EXCUSED: Leslyn McBean-Clairborne

WHEREAS, the County had authorized the Air Service Board to operate with ten members total,
but a change to the County Charter made by Local Law No. 1, adopted in 2017, changed it to eight
members total, and

WHEREAS, the Air Service Board Bylaws indicates the membership should be ten, and

WHEREAS, it is recommended that the Charter be changed to reflect that the number of
members shall be determined by resolution of the County Legislature, and

WHEREAS, a public hearing was held before the Tompkins County Legislature on October 2,
2018, to hear all persons interested in proposed Local Law No. 3 of 2018, now therefore be it

RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Facilities and Infrastructure Committee, That proposed


Local Law No. 3 - A Local Law Amending the Tompkins County Charter - Article 11 - Air Service Board

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is hereby adopted,

RESOLVED, further, That the Clerk of the Legislature shall publish in the official newspaper of
the County a notice of adoption containing a synopsis of said local law within twenty days file one
certified copy in the Office of the County Clerk, and one copy with the Secretary of State.
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