Tompkins County Legislature

Special Meeting Notes – Draft 9-12-17

Monday, September 11, 2017 5:30 PM

Legislature Chambers

 

Call to Order

              Mr. Lane, Chair, called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m.

Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag

              Members and guests participated in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

Roll Call of Members

Attendee Name

Title

Status

Arrived

Will Burbank

Member

Present

 

Carol Chock

Member

Excused

 

James Dennis

Member

Present

 

Rich John

Member

Late

5:34 PM

Anna Kelles

Member

Excused

 

Dooley Kiefer

Member

Late

5:33 PM

Daniel Klein

Vice Chair

Present

 

Michael Lane

Chair

Present

 

Leslyn McBean-Clairborne

Member

Present

 

Martha Robertson

Member

Late

5:34 PM

David McKenna

Member

Present

 

Glenn Morey

Member

Present

 

Michael Sigler

Member

Present

 

Peter Stein

Member

Excused

 

Facilities and Infrastructure Committee

Resolution No. 2017-176: Authorizing Acceptance of a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Grant to Rehabilitate General Aviation (GA) Apron, Install Perimeter Fencing, and Install Apron Lighting - Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport (ID #7287)

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              David McKenna, Member

SECONDER:              Glenn Morey, Member

AYES:              Will Burbank, James Dennis, Rich John, Dooley Kiefer, Daniel Klein, Michael Lane, Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Martha Robertson, David McKenna, Glenn Morey, Michael Sigler

EXCUSED:              Carol Chock, Anna Kelles, Peter Stein

 

WHEREAS, the County has received a grant offer from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in the amount of $1,550,274 to help finance the Rehabilitation of the General Aviation (GA) Apron, Installation of Perimeter Fencing, and Installation of Apron Flood Lighting at the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport, and

 

WHEREAS, the budget for this project will be $1,722,527 and the financing is as follows: 

 

FAA Share (90.0%)                                                                      Account No. HT 5601.44592              $1,550,274

NYS Department of Transportation Share (5.0%)               Account No. HT 5601.43592              $   86,126

Airport Operational Budget                                                        Account No. HT 5601.45031              $   86,127

              (PFC’s instead of Operational Funds once application has been finalized)

, now therefore be it                   

 

              RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Facilities and Infrastructure Committee, That the grant offer from the FAA in the amount of $1,550,274 be and hereby is accepted and that the County Administrator, of his designee, is authorized to execute the required documents.

SEQR ACTION: TYPE II-10

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Resolution No. 2017-177: Authorizing Acceptance of a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Grant to Purchase a Passenger Boarding Bridge - Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport (ID #7289)

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              David McKenna, Member

SECONDER:              Glenn Morey, Member

AYES:              Will Burbank, James Dennis, Rich John, Dooley Kiefer, Daniel Klein, Michael Lane, Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Martha Robertson, David McKenna, Glenn Morey, Michael Sigler

EXCUSED:              Carol Chock, Anna Kelles, Peter Stein

 

WHEREAS, the County has received a grant offer from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in the amount of $870,763 to help finance the Installation of a Passenger Boarding Bridge at the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport, and

 

WHEREAS, the budget for this project will be $967,515 and the financing is as follows: 

 

FAA Share (90.0%)                                                                      Account No. HT 5601.44592              $ 870,763

NYS Department of Transportation Share (5.0%)               Account No. HT 5601.43592              $  48,375

Airport Operational Budget                                                        Account No. HT 5601.45031              $  48,376

              (PFC’s instead of Operational Funds once application has been finalized)

, now therefore be it                   

 

              RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Facilities and Infrastructure Committee, That the grant offer from the FAA in the amount of $870,763 be and hereby is accepted and that the County Administrator, or his designee, is authorized to execute the required documents.

SEQR ACTION: TYPE II-10

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Resolution No. 2017-178: Award of Bid - Passenger Boarding Bridge – Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport (ID #7290)

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              David McKenna, Member

SECONDER:              James Dennis, Leslyn McBean-Clairborne

AYES:              Will Burbank, James Dennis, Rich John, Dooley Kiefer, Daniel Klein, Michael Lane, Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Martha Robertson, David McKenna, Glenn Morey, Michael Sigler

EXCUSED:              Carol Chock, Anna Kelles, Peter Stein

 

              WHEREAS, the Finance Department has duly advertised for bids to purchase a Passenger Boarding Bridge for the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport, and

 

              WHEREAS, four (4) bids were duly received for the General Contractor for the Passenger Boarding Bridge and three (3) bids were duly received for the Electrical Contractor as follows:

             

              GENERAL

              RJ Ortlieb Construction, Inc.                             $687,000

              Murnane Building Contractors                            $709,000

              Bouley Associates                                          $777,000

              Welliver McGuire                                          $810,700

 

ELECTRICAL

Patricia Electric                                                        $130,365

Matco Electric                                                        $132,000

Huen Electric                                                        $143,350

, and

 

              WHEREAS, after consultation with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), RJ Ortlieb Construction, Inc., of Baldwinsville, NY, and Patricia Electric of Syracuse, NY, are the lowest responsible bidders, and will be awarded the bid for the Passenger Boarding Bridget for a total cost of $817,365, and

 

              WHEREAS, the budget for said Passenger Boarding Bridge is as follows:

 

FAA   (90%)                                                                                                                $735,629

New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) (5%)                            $  40,868

Passenger Facility Charges (PFC’s) (5%)                                                        $  40,868

(Pending finalization and approval of PFC Application)

Total                                                                                    $817,365

 

, now therefore be it

 

RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Facilities and Infrastructure Committee, That the Passenger Boarding Bridge bid be awarded to RJ Ortlieb Construction, Inc., and Patricia Electric, as the lowest responsible bidders with a combined bid of $817,365,

 

RESOLVED, further, That the local share is derived from PFC’s pending finalization and approval of the PFC application and that the Finance Director be and hereby is authorized to advance payments for this piece of equipment until reimbursement is received from the FAA and NYSDOT. The total Grant Award from the FAA is $870,764 with a total project cost of $967,515 the additional funds covering the costs of the engineering contracts and administrative costs.

SEQR ACTION: TYPE II-25

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Resolution No. 2017-179: Award of Bid - Rehabilitate General Aviation (GA)  Apron, Install Perimeter Fencing, and Install Apron Lighting  – Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport (ID #7291)

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              David McKenna, Member

SECONDER:              James Dennis, Member

AYES:              Will Burbank, James Dennis, Rich John, Dooley Kiefer, Daniel Klein, Michael Lane, Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Martha Robertson, David McKenna, Glenn Morey, Michael Sigler

EXCUSED:              Carol Chock, Anna Kelles, Peter Stein

 

              WHEREAS, the Finance Department has duly advertised for bids to Rehabilitate General Aviation (GA) Apron, Install Perimeter Fencing, and Install Apron Lighting for the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport, and

 

              WHEREAS, three (3) bids were duly received for this project:

             

Boland's Excavating                                          $1,554,027.50

Sealand Contractors                                          $1,782,000.00

Suit-Kote Corporation                                          $1,959,077.30             

 

, and

 

              WHEREAS, after consultation with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Boland's Excavating is the lowest responsible bidder, and will be awarded the bid for the Rehabilitation of the GA Apron, Installation of the Perimeter Fencing, and Installation of the Apron Lighting for a total cost of $1,554,027, and

 

              WHEREAS, the budget for said project is as follows:

 

FAA   (90%)                                                                                                                $1,398,625.00

New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) (5%)                            $   77,701.25

Passenger Facility Charges (PFC’s) (5%)                                                        $   77,701.25

(Pending finalization and approval of PFC Application)

Total                                                                                    $1,554,027.50

 

, now therefore be it

 

RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Facilities and Infrastructure Committee, That the Rehabilitate GA Apron, Install Perimeter Fencing, and Install Apron Lighting bid be awarded to Boland's Excavating of Conklin, NY, with a bid of $1,554,027.50,

 

RESOLVED, further, That the local share is derived from PFC’s pending finalization and approval of the PFC application and that the Finance Director be and hereby is authorized to advance payments for this project until reimbursement is received from the FAA and NYSDOT. The total Grant Award from the FAA is $1,550,274 with a total project cost of $1,722,527 the additional funds covering the costs of the Engineering Contracts, Independent Fee Estimate, and Administrative Costs.

SEQR ACTION: TYPE II-25

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Adjournment

              On motion the meeting adjourned at 5:36 p.m.