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Councilperson De Giorgio offered the following resolution and moved its adoption, which resolution was declared adopted after a poll of the members of this Board:

RESOLUTION NO. 231 - 2018

A PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 95-2018, ADOPTED FEBRUARY 27, 2018, AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF CONTRACTS WITH VARIOUS FIRE PROTECTION COMPANIES TO PROVIDE FIRE PROTECTION SERVICES IN TOWN-OPERATED FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICTS AND TO PROVIDE CERTAIN CONTRIBUTIONS TO LENGTH OF SERVICE AWARD PROGRAMS.

        WHEREAS, pursuant to Resolution No. 95-2018, duly adopted on February 27, 2018 (the “Original Resolution”), the Town Board authorized the execution of agreements with various fire protection companies to provide fire protection services within Town-operated fire protection districts and to make certain contributions to length of service award programs; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Original Resolution authorized the execution of an agreement with the Port Washington Fire Department (the “Department”) for the above-described purposes, in consideration of the following amounts:

 

                        Fire Protection Services                 $1,479,222.00

 

                        EMS Protection                                  $234,152.00

; and

 

        WHEREAS, pursuant to Resolution No. 193-2018, duly adopted by the Town Board on April 17, 2018, the Town Board set May 8, 2018 as the date for public hearing to amend the Original Resolution to increase the amount to be paid to the Department for fire protection services and decrease the amount to be paid to the Department of EMS protection in order to accurately reflect the budget of the Department, as follows:

 

                    Fire Protection Services                 $1,483,923.00

 

                    EMS Protection                                  $229,397.00

 

(the “Amendment”); and

 

        WHEREAS, on May 8, 2018, the Town Board held a public hearing to consider the Amendment, during which the public had the opportunity to speak to the Town Board regarding the Amendment; and

 

        WHEREAS, having completed the public hearing and after considering the Amendment, this Board finds it to be in the best interest of the Town to authorize the Amendment.

 

        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT

 

        RESOLVED that the Resolution be and hereby is amended to reflect the Amendment.

 

Dated:        New Hyde Park, New York

 

                  May 8, 2018

 

The vote on the foregoing resolution was recorded as follows;

 

Ayes:  Councilperson De Giorgio, Councilperson Ferrara, Councilperson Kaplan, Councilperson Russell, Councilperson Seeman, Councilperson Zuckerman, Supervisor Bosworth

 

Nays:  None

 

cc:        Town Attorney