Tompkins County
New York


Budget Adjustment to Transfer from the Highway Fund Balance and Amend the Capital Program, Increasing the Project Cost - Reconstruction of the Forest Home Drive Bridge (BIN 3047450) Over Fall Creek (PIN 3950.41), Town of Ithaca


Department:Highway DepartmentSponsors:
Category:Roads and Bridges


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Resolution/Document Body

WHEREAS, the Highway Division estimates higher than budgeted expenditures for the Forest Home Drive Bridge Reconstruction project, and


WHEREAS, the Highway Division (D Fund) has adequate unassigned fund balance to cover the shortage, now therefore be it


RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Facilities and Infrastructure and the Budget, Capital, and Personnel Committees, That the 2016-2020 Capital Program be amended to reflect a total project cost for the Forest Home Drive Bridge Reconstruction Project to $2,277,237.63 and to reflect a funding contribution of 394,015.65 from Tompkins County,


RESOLVED, further, That the Director of Finance be and hereby is authorized to allocate $363,928.02 from the Road (Highway) Fund Balance, as needed, to Forest Home Drive Bridge Reconstruction Project Capital Account (HZ5103.59239.53.20) for 2016:




Incr. Revenue Account:  HZ5103.45035.53.20 - Interfund (D)                 $363,928.02

Incr. Expense Account:  HZ5103.59239.53.20 - Forest Home Bridge               $363,928.02




Incr. Expense Account:  D5111.54802 - Contribution to Construction              $363,928.02


SEQR ACTION: UNLISTED (EAF on file with Clerk of the Legislature, No further action required)




Meeting History

Feb 14, 2017 3:00 PM  Facilities and Infrastructure Committee Regular Meeting

Mr. Smith explained this resolution was to transfer funds to the appropriate account for the Forest Home Drive Bridge project that has been completed. The County's share for the project was 17%, $392,037.63, which is a typical percentage for local share.

MOVER:Michael Sigler, Member
SECONDER:Daniel Klein, Member
AYES:Glenn Morey, Michael Sigler, Daniel Klein, Peter Stein
EXCUSED:David McKenna
Mar 13, 2017 4:00 PM  Budget, Capital and Personnel Committee Regular Meeting
MOVER:Glenn Morey, Member
SECONDER:Daniel Klein, Member
AYES:James Dennis, Michael Sigler, Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Glenn Morey, Daniel Klein
Mar 21, 2017 5:30 PM Media Tompkins County Legislature Regular Meeting

In response to Ms. Kiefer, Mr. Smith, Highway Director, said the anticipated funds requested from the Federal and State governments were declined. This action closes out the project.

This resolution was adopted by a short roll call vote.

MOVER:David McKenna, Member
SECONDER:Anna Kelles, Member
AYES:Will Burbank, Carol Chock, James Dennis, Rich John, Anna Kelles, Dooley Kiefer, Daniel Klein, Michael Lane, Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Martha Robertson, David McKenna, Glenn Morey, Michael Sigler
EXCUSED:Peter Stein