York County Board of Supervisors to discuss public transportation, fire station at Aug. 7 meeting
The York County Board of Supervisors will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, in the east room of York Hall to consider the purchase of a trolley and improvements to a fire station.
During the meeting, the board will consider buying a $298,976 trolley bus that would provide public transportation in historic Yorktown. The trolley would be titled to the Williamsburg Area Transit Authority and leased to the county as required by the Federal Transit Authority, according to the agenda.
At the end of the 12-year lease, the county will assume ownership of the trolley at the cost of $1, and the terms of the lease state that the county will operate and maintain the trolley but not pay rent for its use, the agenda states.
In another money matter, the board will consider contracts totaling $559,047.
The proposed contract awards are: compact excavator, John Deere Company, $64,602; roof replacement at Fire Station 3, J.D. Miles and Sons, Inc., $179,500; and telephone system upgrades, Carousel Industries, $314,945; according to the agenda.
In other business, the board will consider an ordinance to change the county's tax year from a calendar year to a fiscal year, beginning July 1, 2013, the agenda states.
A detailed copy of the agenda can be viewed at yorkcounty.gov, or at York Hall, located at 224 Ballard St., in Yorktown.