Tompkins County
New York


Authorization to Accept a Climate Smart Communities Grant from New York State Department of Environmental Conservation for Construction of a Food Scraps Tipping Area at the Recycling and Solid Waste Center


Department:Recycling and Materials Management DepartmentSponsors:
Category:Solid Waste and Recycling Center


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Resolution/Document Body

WHEREAS,  the Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management has been notified of a Climate Smart Communities grant from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) in the amount of $355,000 to construct a tipping area for delivery of pre-separated commercial food scraps, and


WHEREAS, this project furthers the Department’s goal of reducing solid waste by 75%, now therefore be it


RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Facilities and Infrastructure Committee, That the Tompkins County Legislature accepts the NYSDEC grant award in the amount of $355,000,


RESOLVED, further, That the Director of Finance be and hereby is authorized and directed to make the following budget adjustment for 2017:



Appropriation:              HH8101.59239  Project #81.65              RSWC/FACIL SITE UPGRADE                $355,000

Revenue:       HH8101.43997              Project              #81.65              HOME/COMM SVCS CAP GTS                $355,000


RESOLVED, further, That the County Administrator or his designee be and hereby is authorized to execute all contracts related to this award.



Meeting History

Jul 11, 2017 3:00 PM  Facilities and Infrastructure Committee Regular Meeting
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MOVER:Michael Sigler, Member
SECONDER:Peter Stein, Member
AYES:David McKenna, Michael Sigler, Peter Stein
EXCUSED:Glenn Morey, Daniel Klein
Jul 18, 2017 5:30 PM Media Tompkins County Legislature Regular Meeting
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MOVER:Rich John, Member
SECONDER:Peter Stein, Member
AYES:Will Burbank, James Dennis, Rich John, Anna Kelles, Dooley Kiefer, Daniel Klein, Michael Lane, Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, David McKenna, Glenn Morey, Michael Sigler, Peter Stein
EXCUSED:Carol Chock, Martha Robertson