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Allegany County Ways and Means Meeting Agenda for 3/17/21

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One of several legislative committee meetings scheduled for Wednesday 3/17 at 2:30pm, the Ways and Means committee is the financial policy maker and taker of the county legislature. Minutes below

  • 1. Roll Call
  • 2. Approval of Minutes – March 8, 2021
  • 3. Carissa Knapp, County Administrator – Acceptance of 2018 and 2019 Operating Assistance Funds – Approval of Ardent Solution Mobility Management Service Agreement and Acceptance of Related Funds
  • 4. Amendment of Great Lakes Cheese Resolution No. 79-21
  • 5. Old Business
  • 6. New Business
  • 7. Good of the Order 8. Adjournment
  • M E M O R A N D U M O F E X P L A N A T I O N
  • For Acceptance of GRANTS INTRODUCTION NO: __________. _________ (Clerk’s use only) Committee of Jurisdiction: Ways & Means Date: March 17, 2021 Explanation of Grant: We are requesting approval for the Chairman of the Board of Legislators to sign an agreement with the New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) to accept the 2018 and 2019 Operating Assistance funds. This is a NYSDOT Section 5311 Operating Assistance Project, Contract #C004061. The contract period is 1/1/2018 – 12/31/2022. This grant is already budgeted for 2021 as follows – NO BUDGET ADJUSTMENT IS NECESSARY. Appropriations ($446,329) Bus Transportation A 5630.465 Transportation Contracts (First Transit) $ 446,329. Revenues ($446,329) A 5630.4589.00 Federal Aid – Other Transportation (DOT5311) $ 111,329 (2019 oper asst) A 5630.4589.BUS Federal Aid – Bus Transportation (DOT5311) $ 335,000 (2018 oper asst) FISCAL IMPACT: Total grant: $ 446,329 Local county share: $ 0 State Grant? ___No___ Revenue # ________________________ $ ___________ Revenue # ________________________ $ ___________ Federal Grant? __Yes__ Revenue # A 5630.4589.00_____________ $ __$ 111,329_ Revenue # A 5630.4589.00_____________ $ __$ 335,000_ If Federal, please list Federal Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number- 20-500 This grant is a X renewal of existing grant funded program or ____ new grant fund program. Grant Fiscal Year: 2018-2022 1/1/2018-12/31/2022 Obligation of County after grant expires: None. Major benefits of accepting this grant are: This grant will help support the local transit system in Allegany County, offering services to those in need of public transportation. The administration of this program will ensure the safety of the riders and citizens of Allegany County. Department Head: Carissa M. Knapp, County Administrator Phone: 585-268-9217
  • M E M O R A N D U M O F E X P L A N A T I O N
  • For Acceptance of GRANTS INTRODUCTION NO: ___________________ (Clerk’s use only) Committee of Jurisdiction: Ways & Means Date: March 17, 2021 Explanation of Grant: We are requesting approval for the Chairman of the Board of Legislators to approve an agreement with Ardent Solutions for Mobility Management Services in Allegany County. We are also requesting the Board to accept the funding sources for this grant. Ardent Solutions will continue to carry out the activities of Mobility Management Planning for Allegany County including administering an effective and efficient public transit system that may include, but is not limited to, deviated fixed routes, flex routes, and periodic demand response. Ardent Solutions will be compensated for the expenses incurred for carrying out the activities of the work plan in accordance with the approved NYSDOT 5311 project budget. Ardent Solutions will submit monthly reports to Allegany County and quarterly reimbursement reports to NYSDOT for operating expenses. This Agreement is effective January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2024. This Federally Funded Mobility Management Grant C#004061 is for an estimated annual amount of $225,000. There is a separate agreement between Ardent Solutions and Allegany County for administrative support of $1,500/month or $18,000 annual which will be used for local share. This grant is already budgeted for 2021 as follows – NO BUDGET ADJUSTMENT IS NECESSARY. Appropriations ($243,000) Bus Transportation A 5630.466 Transportation Contracts (Ardent Adm) $ 18,000 A 5630.468 Transportation Contracts (Mobility Mgmt) $225,000 Revenues ($243,000) A 5630.4589.00 Federal Aid – Bus Transportation (DOT5311) $243,000 FISCAL IMPACT: Total grant: $243,000 Local county share: $ 18,000 State Grant? ___No___ Revenue # ________________________ $ ___________ Revenue # ________________________ $ ___________ Federal Grant? __Yes__ Revenue # A 5630.4589.00_____________ $ __$ 225,000_ If Federal, please list Federal Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number- 20-500 This grant is a X renewal of existing grant funded program or ____ new grant fund program. Grant Fiscal Year: 2021-2024 1/1/2021-12/31/2024 Obligation of County after grant expires: No obligation. Major benefits of accepting this grant are: This grant will help support the local transit system in Allegany County, offering services to those in need of public transportation. The administration of this program will insure the safety of the riders and citizens of Allegany County. Department Head: Carissa M. Knapp, County Administrator Phone: 585-268-9217
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