Tompkins County
New York


Authorization to Participate in Various Contracts Let by Any Government Entity of the United States of America


Department:Finance DepartmentSponsors:
Category:FiscalFunctions:Fiscal Target Impact


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Resolution/Document Body

WHEREAS, New York State General Municipal Law §103 has been amended to allow counties to utilize a contract let by the United States of America or any agency thereof, any state, or any other county or political subdivision or district therein for materials, equipment, supplies, or contract for services, and


WHEREAS, the Finance Department may determine throughout the 2018 fiscal year that it would be in the County’s best interest to participate in another government agency’s contract, now therefore be it


RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Budget, Capital, and Personnel Committee, That Tompkins County is hereby authorized to exercise the option to participate in any bid of the United States Government or its agencies, any state, or any other county or political subdivision or district for materials, equipment, supplies, or contract services as authorized by General Municipal Law §103,


RESOLVED, further, That the County Administrator, or his designee, be and hereby is authorized to execute required contract documents.



Meeting History

Dec 11, 2017 4:00 PM  Budget, Capital and Personnel Committee Regular Meeting

Mr. Morey asked if GPO’s (Group Purchasing Organizations) have been considered. Mr. Snyder said they have not considered that. However, he said his staff will be looking at the procurement policy and making some recommended changes that could eliminate having to do this resolution every year.

MOVER:Glenn Morey, Member
SECONDER:Daniel Klein, Member
AYES:James Dennis, Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Glenn Morey, Daniel Klein
ABSENT:Michael Sigler
Dec 19, 2017 5:30 PM Media Tompkins County Legislature Regular Meeting
MOVER:Carol Chock, Member
SECONDER:Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Member
AYES:Will Burbank, Carol Chock, James Dennis, Rich John, Anna Kelles, Dooley Kiefer, Daniel Klein, Michael Lane, Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, David McKenna, Glenn Morey, Shawna Black, Michael Sigler, Martha Robertson