State police to discuss training at Tryon

JOHNSTOWN – State police representatives will discuss training at the Tryon Technology Park to start the Fulton County Board of Supervisors monthly meeting at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the County Office Building.

Gloversville 4th Ward Supervisor Charles Potter, board chairman, said Friday that troopers have used the park in the town of Perth as a training site.

“The state police have an agreement,” Potter said. “I think they did training there last year.”

The presentation to kick off the meeting will be to the board and the Fulton County Industrial Development Agency, which owns the technology park. According to the agenda, state police will discuss training “opportunities” at the park.

A public hearing will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. to receive comments regarding a proposed local law that would implement a fee for driving while intoxicated offenders sentenced to probation in the county. A resolution adopting the law is on the agenda for later in the meeting

The board is expected to issue a proclamation declaring October “Domestic Violence Awareness Month” in Fulton County.

Among the 25 resolutions on the agenda is one to authorize purchase of equipment for the county Highways and Facilities Department. Other resolutions involve declaring the board as lead agency for landfill permit renewal, and a new a contract for landfill expansion design. Supervisors are expected to authorize a three-year contract with Albany-based Roemer, Wallens, Gold & Mineaux LLP for labor relations services for 2017-19.

On the agenda is a proposed resolution to sell certain surplus patrol vehicles in the county Sheriff’s Department.

The board is slated to accept the county’s 2017-19 capital plan and set a date for a public hearing.

Michael Anich covers Johnstown and Fulton County news. He can be reached at [email protected].

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