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County transfers sewer system to village

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday authorized the transfer of sewer system infrastructure for the county’s Sewer District No. 2: Vail Mills to the village of Broadalbin.

Completion of the transfer is subject to approval by County Attorney Jason Brott.

The board established the district via a resolution in 2018. A separate resolution later that year authorized an intermunicipal agreement between Fulton County and the village of Broadalbin for use of its wastewater treatment plant.

Fulton County’s SMART Waters Intermunicipal Agreement between the county and the village authorized Broadalbin to take ownership of the SMART Waters System infrastructure follows a one-year warranty period.

In other board business at the County Office Building:

∫ The board established a 17-member Fulton County Police Reform Advisory Committee.

∫ A bid for the lease of two 2020 Voyager minivans for use in the county Public Health Department was awarded to Main Motor Car of Johnstown. The county will pay $16,182 per minivan.

“It’s a lot of money,” commented Johnstown 3rd Ward Supervisor Jack Callery.

County Administrative Officer Jon Stead said the health department wanted vans to do clinical and emergency work. He said the department want vans available for transport of supplies and people.

∫ The board waived fees for ATM machine space in the Fulton County Office Building per a contract with Fuel-N-Food of Mayfield.

∫ Supervisors authorized various contracts with various companies for health and safety projects at Fulton-Montgomery Community College. A resolution also passed to endorse the concept of a proposed $200,000 FMCC Financial Technology Lab Project during 2021.

Michael Anich covers Johnstown and Fulton County news. He can be reached at manich@leaderherald.com.

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