Tompkins County
New York


Budget Adjustment to Transfer from the General Fund Balance and Amend the Capital Program, Increasing the Project Cost – 911 Phone System


Department:Department of Emergency ResponseSponsors:
Category:Public Safety


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Resolution/Document Body

              WHEREAS, in 2014, the Department of Emergency Response was awarded a New York State Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) Consolidation, Improvements, and Enhancements Grant (grant) to fund replacement of the 911 telephone system and supporting infrastructure and software, and


              WHEREAS, the multi-year project costs were identified and established at $598,093 with the adoption of the 2015 Capital Program, and the grant provided for $500,000 toward reimbursement of the County’s project-related expenditures, and


              WHEREAS, by Resolution No. 145 of 2014 the grant was accepted, and the Finance Director was authorized to establish Capital Project 34.16, through which the state-funded project share has been managed, and


              WHEREAS, to complete the telephone system improvements and integration of communications systems, the county-approved local share of $98,093 must be moved to the capital project account, now therefore be it


              RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Public Safety and the Budget, Capital, and Personnel Committees, That the 2016-2020 Capital Program be amended to reflect the adopted and intended total project costs of $598,093 and to reflect a funding contribution of $98,093 from Tompkins County,


              RESOLVED, further, That the Director of Finance be and hereby is authorized to allocate $98,093 from the Interfund Account to the 911 Phone System Capital Account and amend the following budget lines in 2016:


              HI FUND- FIRE & EMS


              Increase Revenue Account: HI3416.45031.34.16 - Interfund (A)                            $ 98,093.00

              Increase Expense Account:  HI3416.59239.34.16 - 911 Phone System              $ 98,093.00


              A FUND- General Fund


              Increase Expense Account:  A9576.54802 - Contribution to Construction              $ 98,093.00


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

Meeting History

Apr 20, 2017 3:30 PM  Public Safety Committee Regular Meeting
MOVER:Martha Robertson, Member
SECONDER:Anna Kelles, Member
AYES:Rich John, Peter Stein, Anna Kelles, Martha Robertson
EXCUSED:James Dennis
May 8, 2017 4:00 PM  Budget, Capital and Personnel Committee Regular Meeting
MOVER:Glenn Morey, Member
SECONDER:Daniel Klein, Member
AYES:James Dennis, Michael Sigler, Glenn Morey, Daniel Klein
EXCUSED:Leslyn McBean-Clairborne
May 16, 2017 5:30 PM Media Tompkins County Legislature Regular Meeting

This resolution was adopted by a short roll call vote.

MOVER:Rich John, Member
SECONDER:Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Member
AYES: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:Will Burbank, Peter Stein