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File #: ID-4835    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/12/2022 In control: Executive Committee
On agenda: 8/18/2022 Final action: 8/18/2022
Enactment date: 8/18/2022 Enactment #: 349-22
Title: Authorizing Fuel Rate for Hatzolah Air Missions

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Authorizing Fuel Rate for Hatzolah Air Missions



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Legislators Doherty, Brooks and Conklin offer the following:


WHEREAS: The County of Sullivan and Hatzolah Air have entered into an agreement whereby Hatzolah Air will be based principally at the Sullivan County International Airport; and


WHEREAS:   Hatzoloh is an important partner with the County in maintaining and promoting public safety; and


WHEREAS:  Hatzolah Air’s mission is to provide humanitarian aid in the form of emergency air transportation for the sick, infirmed, deceased and members of their families; and


WHEREAS: In carrying out their mission, Hatzolah Air has a fleet of aircraft which are regularly involved in such humanitarian missions throughout the world; and


WHEREAS:  At times an emergency mission arises but none of the Hatzolah Aircraft are in the vicinity and immediately able to respond for the mission; and


WHEREAS:  As part of the partnership between the County of Sullivan and Hatzolah Air, the County of Sullivan has created a special fuel rate based upon the quantity purchased by Hatzolah air and the compelling public interest in assisting in the carrying out of their mission as in the best interest of Sullivan County; and


WHEREAS:  The very nature of these missions make each of them exceedingly time sensitive where lost minutes often equate to lost opportunities; Now therefore it is


RESOLVED:   That effective July 1, 2022 any aircraft so designated by the Administration of Hatzolah Air as one actively engaged in carrying out a humanitarian mission in the name of and on behalf of Hatzolah Air will be extended the fuel rate established for Hatzolah Air; and it is further

RESOLVED:  That any such aircraft used in completing and carrying out a Hatzolah Air mission which purchased fuel between July 1 and the date of this resolution which was not extended the Hatzolah Air rate shall receive a refund from the County Sullivan equal to the differential between the Hatzolah Rate and the rate charged; and it is further