Tompkins County
New York


Budget Adjustment to Transfer from the Highway Fund Balance and Amend the Capital Program– PIN 3756.10 – Pine Tree Road (CR 174) Intersection Improvements at Ellis Hollow Road and East Hill Plaza Entrance, Town of Ithaca


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Category:Roads and Bridges


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Resolution/Document Body

              WHEREAS, Resolution No. 185 of 2014 authorized an agreement with the State of New York whereby Federal sources will furnish approximately 90% of the funding necessary for design and construction of Highway Safety Improvements at two intersections on Pine Tree Road - Ellis Hollow Road and the East Hill Plaza Entrance - in the Town of Ithaca, P.I.N. 3756.10, (the Project), and


              WHEREAS, the Highway Division (D Fund) has an adequate unassigned fund balance to cover the revised project cost, 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 add the Pine Tree Road Intersection Improvement Project and reflect a total project cost of $287,000.00 and to reflect a funding contribution of $28,700.00 from Tompkins County,


              RESOLVED, further, That the Director of Finance be and hereby is authorized to allocate $287,000 in fiscal year 2016 from the Road (Highway) Fund Balance, as needed, to Pine Tree Road Intersection Improvement Project Capital Account (HZ5112.59239.51.12): 



Incr. Revenue Account:  HZ5112.45035.51.12 - Interfund (D)                                          $287,000  

Incr. Expense Account:  HZ5112.59239.51.12 - East Hill Safety Project                            $287,000 



Incr. Expense Account:  D5110.54802 - Contribution to Construction                            $287,000



Meeting History

Mar 13, 2017 4:00 PM  Budget, Capital and Personnel Committee Regular Meeting
MOVER:Michael Sigler, Vice Chair
SECONDER:Daniel Klein, Member
AYES:James Dennis, Michael Sigler, Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Glenn Morey, Daniel Klein
Mar 21, 2017 4:00 PM  Facilities and Infrastructure Committee Regular Meeting

Mr. Smith stated this resolution is similar to the last one as it is in the early stages of initializing spending on the project. This is a Highway Safety Improvement Project grant with a 90% reimbursement rate and the local share is about $28,700. This project involves crosswalks in the East Hill area for Ellis Hollow Road and Pine Tree Road.

Ms. Robertson inquired about the design. Mr. Smith stated they have not been finalized and spoke of the required public meeting.

MOVER:Glenn Morey, Vice Chair
SECONDER:Daniel Klein, Member
AYES:David McKenna, Glenn Morey, Michael Sigler, Daniel Klein
EXCUSED:Peter Stein
Mar 21, 2017 5:30 PM Media Tompkins County Legislature Regular Meeting

Mr. Smith noted this project was completed and $100,000 under budget.

This resolution was adopted by a short roll call vote.

MOVER:David McKenna, Member
SECONDER:Glenn Morey, 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