$937,336 bid accepted to replace Route 237 bridge in Kendall over Bald Eagle Creek

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 19 December 2022 at 9:06 pm

ALBION – The Orleans County Legislature today accepted a $937,336 construction bid from CATCO in Alden to replace a bridge on Route 237 in Kendall over Bald Eagle Creek.

The project totals $1,197,300 with preliminary engineering, design and right-of-way incidentals and construction. The total expense is 80 percent funded by the federal government ($957,840) with the state Marchiselli program paying 15 percent ($179,595) and the county the remaining 5 percent ($59,865).

In other action during today’s meeting, the Legislature:

Approved paying $20,332 to Trane U.S. of Buffalo to replace the HVAC unit for the visitation room of the Orleans County Jail.

Approved paying $5,061 to American Rock Salt Company in Pittsburgh, Pa. for bulk ice control salt.

The county agreed to a snow and ice control contract at $2,100 a month or $70 a day for the Comprehensive of Orleans property at 14012 Route 31 in Albion, from Jan. 1 to April 30, 2023.

Approved spending $36,880 for a 2022 Heli CPCD300 forklift from Clark Equipment Rental and Sales in Syracuse. The forklift will be used by the county Department of Public Works.

Approved spending $7,992 for plastic pipe for a DPW project on West Countyhouse Road. Chemung Supply Corporation of Elmira will supply the pipe.

Authorized the Office for the Aging to apply for a $15,244 MIPPA grant (Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act). The funding will pay to educate and assist Medicare beneficiaries with limited incomes, outreach and assistance with Medicare Part D for beneficiaries in rural areas, and assist with Low Income Subsidy and Medicare Savings Applications.

Approved an annual agreement with Genesee County at $17,634 to operate the youth bureau for Orleans County, to be paid in quarterly installments in 2023.

Approved an agreement for up to $76,567 between the Orleans County Clerk and Tyler Technologies and Records Management Solutions for conversions of data, office/cloud development, training and implementation for the year 2023. There will be a fee of $52,700 in 2024 for final conversion and a one-time implementation and service fee. There will be annual SaaS fees of $66,567 from 2024 to 2027.

Authorized spending $30,000 to SHI International Corporation in Somerset for cybersecurity software.