A regular meeting of County of Sullivan Industrial Development Agency (“Agency”) was convened in public session at the Sullivan County Government Center, 100 North Street, Village of Monticello, Sullivan County, New York on August 12, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. local time.
The meeting was called to order by Chairman Ira Steingart, and, upon roll being called, the following members of the Agency were:
Ira Steingart [ ] [ ]
Edward T. Sykes [ ] [ ]
Charles Barbuti, Jr. [ ] [ ]
Sandy Shaddock [ ] [ ]
Suzanne Loughlin [ ] [ ]
Sean Rieber [ ] [ ]
Steve White [ ] [ ]
Howard Siegel [ ] [ ]
Carol Roig [ ] [ ]
The following persons were also present:
Jennifer C.S. Brylinski, Agency Executive Director
Jennifer M. Flad, Agency Vice-President of Government Affairs and
Walter F. Garigliano, Agency General Counsel
The following resolution was duly offered by _________________, and seconded by _______________________________ to wit:
Resolution No. ____ – 14
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CHAIRMAN TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH GRAMERCY COMMUNICATIONS LLC FOR ASSISTANCE WITH SULLIVAN COUNTY PRESENTATION TO THE GAMING FACILITY LOCATION BOARD AND RELATED SERVICES
WHEREAS, by Title 1 of Article 18-A of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York (“State”), as amended, and Chapter 560 of the Laws of 1970 of the State, as amended and codified as Section 960 of the General Municipal Law (collectively, the “Act”), the Agency was created with the authority and power to own, lease and sell property as authorized by the Act; and
WHEREAS, the Agency’s primary goal is to promote economic welfare, recreation opportunities, prevent unemployment and economic deterioration, ensure the prosperity of Sullivan County’s inhabitants, and promote tourism and trade; and
WHEREAS, Gramercy Communications LLC (“GC”), by its proposal dated July 25, 2014, has proposed to assist the Agency and the Chairman of the Sullivan County Legislature with the Sullivan County presentation to the Gaming Facility Location Board and certain related services (“GC Proposal”); and
WHEREAS, the Agency wishes to hire GC in the amount of $5,000.00 per month for a period of three (3) months (not to exceed $15,000.00) and for the production of a high-quality video to accompany the Chairman of the Legislature’s public presentation for a flat fee of $15,000.00; and
WHEREAS, the Agency wishes to authorize its Chairman to enter into an Agreement with GC not to exceed $30,000.00 for the purposes outlined in the GC Proposal.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE MEMBERS OF THE AGENCY AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The Chairman is hereby authorized, empowered, and directed, on behalf of the Agency, to execute and deliver an agreement not to exceed $30,000.00, in the form approved by Agency counsel with such changes, variations, omissions and insertions as the Chairman of the Agency so executing the same shall approve.
Section 2. The officers, employees and agents of the Agency are hereby authorized and directed for and in the name and on behalf of the Agency to do all acts and things required and to execute and deliver all such certificates, instruments, documents, and to pay all such fees, charges and expenses and to do all such further acts and things as may be necessary or in the opinion of the officer, employee or agent acting on behalf of the Agency desirable and proper to effect the purposes of the foregoing resolutions and to cause compliance by the Agency with all the terms, covenants and provisions of the documents for and on behalf of the Agency.
Section 3. These resolutions shall take effect immediately.
The question of the adoption of the foregoing resolution was duly put to a vote on roll call, which resulted as follows:
Ira Steingart [ ] Yes [ ] No [ ] Absent [ ] Abstain
Edward T. Sykes [ ] Yes [ ] No [ ] Absent [ ] Abstain
Charles Barbuti, Jr. [ ] Yes [ ] No [ ] Absent [ ] Abstain
Sandy Shaddock [ ] Yes [ ] No [ ] Absent [ ] Abstain
Suzanne Loughlin [ ] Yes [ ] No [ ] Absent [ ] Abstain
Sean Rieber [ ] Yes [ ] No [ ] Absent [ ] Abstain
Steve White [ ] Yes [ ] No [ ] Absent [ ] Abstain
Howard Siegel [ ] Yes [ ] No [ ] Absent [ ] Abstain
Carol Roig [ ] Yes [ ] No [ ] Absent [ ] Abstain
The resolution was thereupon duly adopted.