MINUTES
COUNTY BOARD OF LEGISLATORS

JUNE 18, 2007 (7:00 P.M.)

The County Board of Legislators met pursuant to adjournment.

The Honorable William J. Ryan in the Chair.

The Chair opened the meeting with the salute to our flag and an invocation.

The roll call resulted as follows:

Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Burton, Jenkins, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Swanson, Young, Chair – 16

Absent: Legislator: Bronz - 1

Mr. Rogowsky moved that the minutes of June 4, 2007 (Regular Meeting) and the minutes of June 13 (Special Meeting) be approved – Carried.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Proposed Act authorizing the County to issue bonds in the total amount of $900,000 to finance Capital Project RGIP9 - General Infrastructure – Paving and Resurfacing was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Public Works, Transportation, Labor and Parks.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Proposed Act authorizing the County to issue bonds in the total amount of $100,000 to finance Capital Project RPA01 - General Infrastructure – Pathways and Trails was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Public Works, Transportation, Labor and Parks.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Proposed Act authorizing the County to issue bonds in the total amount of $950,000 to finance Capital Project RGIP8 - General Infrastructure – Parks Bridges and Dams was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Public Works, Transportation, Labor and Parks.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Capital Budget Amendment: Proposed Act amending the County 2007 Capital Budget for project BLA01 Parkland Acquisition/Westchester Legacy Program by increasing the appropriation by $250,000 to recognize New York State Grant funds was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Public Works, Transportation, Labor and Parks.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Proposed Act authorizing the County to issue bonds in the total amount of $900,000 to finance Capital Project RGIP7 – General Infrastructure Active Recreation Area was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Public Works, Transportation, Labor and Parks.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of $250,000 in bonds for Golf Course Irrigation (RGC14) was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Public Works, Transportation, Labor and Parks.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Capital Budget Amendment: Proposed Act amending the County’s 2007 Capital Budget to increase the 2007 appropriation by $2,650,000 for Capital Project BES08 – Emergency Traffic Diversion Equipment was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Proposed act authorizing the issuance of $2,650,000 in bonds for Emergency Traffic Diversion Equipment (BES08) was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Tax Commission: Proposed Resolution reappointing David B. Jackson as Executive Director of the Westchester County Tax Commission was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Appointments.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Refuse Disposal District No. 1 Advisory Board: Reappointment of John Liszewski as a City representative member of the Westchester County Refuse Disposal District No. 1 Advisory Board was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Appointments.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Refuse Disposal District No. 1 Advisory Board: Reappointment of George S. Mottarella, P.E. as a City representative member of the Westchester County Refuse Disposal District No. 1 Advisory Board was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Appointments.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: African American Advisory Board: Appointment of Reginald D. Bush as a member of the Westchester County African American Advisory Board was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Appointments.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Domestic Violence Council: Appointment of Kimberly S. Thomsen, Esq., as a member of the Westchester County Domestic Violence Council in the seat designated for a representative of the Westchester Bar Association, Family Law Division was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Appointments.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Domestic Violence Council: Reappointment of Robin J. Bauer as a Town or Village representative member of the Westchester County Domestic Violence Council was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Appointments.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Grant Acceptance: Forwarding a copy of his consent to accept a grant in the amount of $150,000 from Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. to fund various Emergency Planning Activities was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: IMAs-Para Transit Vans: Proposed act authorizing the County to enter into IMAs with any municipality located within Westchester County, for the gift of County-owned shuttle and Para Transit vans for a term of 5 years was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Public Works, Transportation, Labor and Parks.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Negative Declaration: Proposed Resolution determining that there will be no significant adverse impact on the environment from purchasing and subsequently conveying the real property located at 135-139 Main Street in the Village of Ossining for the purpose of providing 12 units of affordable housing was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Housing, Planning and Government Operations.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Purchase & Conveyance of Property: Proposed Act authorizing the County to purchase and subsequently convey approximately 4,312 square feet of real property in the Village of Ossining for the purpose of providing 12 affordable homeowner condominiums for families at or below 80% AMI that will remain affordable for a minimum period of 40 years was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Housing, Planning and Government Operations.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of $867,000 in bonds to finance the cost of acquisition of land and improvements thereon in the Village of Ossining to provide affordable housing pursuant to the County’ New Homes Land Acquisition Fund program (BPL10) was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Housing, Planning and Government Operations.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: IMA-Village of Ossining: Proposed Act authorizing the County to enter into an IMA with the Village of Ossining to fund certain public improvements at the Brandreth Street Municipal Parking Lot, which will be in support of the Housing Implementation Fund affordable housing development to be located at 135-139 Main Street in the Village of Ossining and to accept a grant at no cost to the County of all necessary property rights in connection with the project for the purpose of providing 12 affordable homeowner condominiums was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Housing, Planning and Government Operations.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of $476,000 in bonds to finance the cost of infrastructure improvements related to the affordable housing development located at 135-139 Main Street in the Village of Ossining (BPL01) was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Housing, Planning and Government Operations.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY ATTORNEY: Amendment to Agreement: Proposed Act increasing the not to exceed amount in the Agreement between Epstein, Becker and Green and the County for legal representation in an “of counsel” capacity to the Westchester County Attorney in the proceeding entitled Andrew J. Spano and County of Westchester v. U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission et ano., and authorizing the County to pay the designated counsel for legal services rendered in connection with the action was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY ATTORNEY: Amendment to Agreement: Proposed Act increasing the not to exceed amount in the existing Agreement between the County and the law firm of Bond, Shoeneck and King to represent the Department of Human Resources in a proceeding entitled Michael Deem v. New York State and Local Retirement System and the Westchester County Department of Human Resources was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMUNICATION: HON. MICHAEL KAPLOWITZ: NYS DOT Use and Occupancy Permit: Forwarding a Town of Yorktown Resolution authorizing the Supervisor to sign the revised NYS DOT Use and Occupancy Permit for use of State property located next to Town Hall for a non-propriety parking facility for commuters and recreational users of the bike path was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Public Works, Transportation, Labor and Parks.

COMMUNICATION: HON. WILLIAM RYAN AND HON. THOMAS ABINANTI: Sewer Main Break: Forwarding a memo with regard to the April, 2007 Sewer Main Break in Yonkers was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Public Works, Transportation, Labor and Parks.

COMMUNICATION: HON. THOMAS ABINANTI: Right to Farm Laws: Forwarding correspondence with regard to the Right to Farm Laws in Westchester County was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on the Environment and Energy.

COMMUNICATION: HON. WILLIAM RYAN: NACo Votes: Forwarding a resolution designating Martin Rogowsky to cast all votes allotted to Westchester County at the July 13, 2007 NACo Convention was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Rules.

COMMUNICATION: HON. WILLIAM RYAN: Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic’s 2007 Funding Proposals: Forwarding correspondence with regard to Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic’s 2007 Funding Proposals was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Family, Health and Human Services.

COMMUNICATION: HON. WILLIAM RYAN: Real Property Tax Exemption & PILOT Agreement: Forwarding correspondence with regard to an application for real property tax exemption and a Payment in Lieu of Tax Agreement for Stuhr Gardens Associates was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMUNICATION: CLERK OF THE BOARD: Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic’s 2007 Funding Proposals: Forwarding copies of statement’s made at the June 4,, 2007 Board meeting with regard to Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic’s 2007 funding proposals was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Family, Health and Human Services.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY ATTORNEY: Lawsuit Settlement: Proposed act authorizing the County attorney to settle the lawsuit of Chandra Belton v. Liberty Lines Transit, Inc. and Elijah S. Jones was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Public Works, Transportation, Labor and Parks.

COMMUNICATION: HON. WILLIAM RYAN: WCHCC Governing Board: Proposed Act appointing Herman Geist as a voting director to the governing board of the Westchester County Health Care Corporation was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Appointments.

COMMUNICATION: HON. KEN JENKINS: Sewer Main Break in Northwest Yonkers: Forwarding his memo to the Chairman of the Committee on Public Works, Transportation, Labor & Parks with regard to the sewer main break in Northwest Yonkers was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Public Works, Transportation, Labor and Parks.

COMMUNICATION: HON. KEN JENKINS: Sewer Main Break in Northwest Yonkers: Forwarding constituent correspondence with regard to the sewer main break in Northwest Yonkers was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Public Works, Transportation, Labor and Parks.

COMMUNICATION: HON. THOMAS ABINANTI: River Club Development: Forwarding correspondence from Riverkeeper with regard to critical environmental area designation for endangered wetland at site of proposed “River Club” development located at 1105-1135 Warburton Avenue was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on the Environment and Energy and the Committee on Public Works, Transportation, Labor and Parks.

COMMUNICATION: HON. THOMAS ABINANTI: River Club Development: Forwarding correspondence from Riverkeeper with regard to the site plan review for the proposed “River Club” project located at 1105-1135 Warburton Avenue was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on the Environment and Energy and the Committee on Public Works, Transportation, Labor and Parks.

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT 117-2007: Act authorizing the issuance of $650,000 in bonds to fund the cost of the design, construction and construction management in connection with the rehabilitation of the existing drainage system between Colonial Way and Bryson Street.

Mr. Kaplowitz and Ms. Myers presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Burrows, Burton, Jenkins, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Swanson, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON FAMILY, HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES: Agreement with WCHCC for Rapid HIV Testing: ACT 118-2007: Act authorizing the County to enter into an agreement with WCHCC whereby WCHCC shall provide expanded access to rapid HIV testing and counseling by working with community-based partners to reach target high-risk populations that might not otherwise have access to HIV testing services, on a non-exclusive basis for an amount not to exceed $15,000 for the period June 1, 2007 through May 31, 2008.

Ms. Myers presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Burrows, Burton, Jenkins, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Swanson, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS: Nurses Agreement: ACT 119-2007: An Act approving certain financial terms and conditions of employment requiring legislative approval by law in a Collective Bargaining agreement for those employees of Westchester County represented by the New York State Nurses Association.

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Burrows, Burton, Jenkins, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Swanson, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT 120-2007: An Act authorizing the issuance of $400,000 in bonds to finance Tibbett’s Bathhouse Infrastructure Rehabilitation (RTB06).

Mr. Kaplowitz and Mr. Alvarado presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Burrows, Burton, Jenkins, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Swanson, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT 121-2007: An Act authorizing the issuance of $600,000 in bonds to finance Playland Site Improvements (RP042).

Mr. Kaplowitz and Mr. Alvarado presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Burrows, Burton, Jenkins, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Swanson, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT 122-2007: An Act authorizing the issuance of $500,000 in bonds to finance Croton Camping-RV Service (RPC7C).

Mr. Kaplowitz and Mr. Alvarado presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Burrows, Burton, Jenkins, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Swanson, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS: Capital Budget Amendment: ACT 123-2007: An Act amending the County 2007 Capital Budget by increasing the appropriations by $3,450,000 for Capital Project SY085.

Mr. Kaplowitz and Mr. Alvarado presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Burrows, Burton, Jenkins, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Swanson, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT 124-2007: An Act authorizing the issuance of $3,450,000 to finance Sewer System Rehabilitation (SY085).

Mr. Kaplowitz and Mr. Alvarado presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Burrows, Burton, Jenkins, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Swanson, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS: Negative Declaration: RES 131-2007: Resolution determining that there will be no significant adverse impact on the environment from the construction of two (2) turf ball fields in the Town of Yorktown. (BLA01-Parkland Acquisition/Westchester Legacy)

Mr. Kaplowitz and Mr. Alvarado presented the following report and Resolution and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Resolution adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Burrows, Burton, Jenkins, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Swanson, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS: IMA-Town of Yorktown: ACT 125-2007: An Act authorizing the County to enter into an amended IMA with the Town of Yorktown whereby the County will fund the construction of two ball fields and related site improvements for the Town and the Town shall take ownership of several County roads.

Mr. Kaplowitz and Mr. Alvarado presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Burrows, Burton, Jenkins, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Swanson, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS: Bond Act Amendment: (BOND) ACT 126-2007: An Act authorizing the issuance of $6,000,000 to finance the construction of two (2) ball fields in the Town of Yorktown and related site improvements. (BLA01-Parkland Acquisition/Westchester Legacy)

Mr. Kaplowitz and Mr. Alvarado presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Burrows, Burton, Jenkins, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Swanson, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON HOUSING, PLANNING & GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS: Property Purchase & Conveyance: ACT 127-2007: An Act authorizing the County to purchase and subsequently convey approximately 3.195 acres of real property in the Town of Pound Ridge for the purpose of providing 12 affordable rental units for persons aged 55 and older that will remain affordable for a minimum period of 50 years.

Mr. Kaplowitz, Mr. Jenkins and Ms. LaMotte presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Abinanti, Alvarado, Burrows, Burton, Jenkins, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Swanson, Young, Chair – 15

NAY: Legislator: Oros - 1

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON HOUSING, PLANNING & GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT 128-2007: An Act authorizing the issuance of $714,000 in bonds to finance the cost of acquisition of land in the Town of Pound Ridge to provide affordable housing pursuant to the County’s New Homes Land Acquisition Fund Program (BPL10).

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Abinanti, Alvarado, Burrows, Burton, Jenkins, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Swanson, Young, Chair – 15

NAY: Legislator: Oros - 1

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON HOUSING, PLANNING & GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS: IMA-Town of Pound Ridge: ACT 129-2007: An Act authorizing the County to enter into an IMA with the Town of Pound Ridge for the provision of funds to provide on site and off site public improvements associated with the development of a Housing Implementation Fund project known as 29 Westchester Avenue and to accept a grant at no cost to the County of all necessary property rights in connection with the project for the purpose of providing 12 affordable rental units for persons aged 55 and older.

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Burrows, Burton, Jenkins, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Swanson, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON HOUSING, PLANNING & GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT 130-2007: An Act authorizing the issuance of $380,200 in bonds to finance the cost of infrastructure improvements related to the Scotts Ridge Affordable Housing development in the Town of Pound Ridge. (BPL01)

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Burrows, Burton, Jenkins, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Swanson, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATION: Home Rule Request: RES 132-2007: Resolution requesting the enactment of Assembly Bill No. 8482/Senate Bill No. 6062 entitled, “AN ACT to amend chapter 272 of the laws of 1991, amending the tax law relating to the method of disposition of sales and compensating use tax revenue in Westchester county and enacting the Westchester county spending limitation act, in relation to extending the expiration thereof.”

Mr. Pinto presented the following report and Resolution and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Resolution adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Abinanti, Alvarado, Burton, Jenkins, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Myers, Pinto, Young, Chair – 11

NAY: Legislators: Oros, Burrows, Maisano, Spreckman, Swanson - 5

COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATION: Home Rule Request: RES________ -2007: Resolution requesting the enactment of Assembly Bill No. 7849a/Senate Bill No. 5125a entitled “AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to the establishment of the Hudson Valley community preservation act of 2007; to amend the general municipal law, in relation to authorizing designated communities to establish community preservation funds; and to amend the tax law, in relation to authorizing designated communities to impose a real estate transfer tax with revenues therefrom to be deposited in such community preservation funds.

On the motion of Mr. Pinto, the following item was recommitted.

COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATION AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS: Apprenticeship Agreements: RES 133-2007: Resolution setting a public hearing on a proposed Local Law adding a new Chapter 309 of the Laws of Westchester County to require that county contractors and subcontractors have in place, prior to entering into a construction contract, apprenticeship agreements appropriate for the type and scope of work to be performed, that have been registered with and approved by the New York State Commissioner of Labor. [Public Hearing set for September 10, 2007; at 6 p.m.; LOCAL LAW INTRO. 12-2007]

Mr. Pinto presented the following report and Resolution and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Resolution adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Burrows, Burton, Jenkins, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Swanson, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATION: Home Rule Request: RES 134-2007: Resolution requesting the enactment of Assembly Bill 7849-B/Senate Bill 6271 entitled “An Act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to the establishment of the Hudson Valley Community Preservation Act of 2007; to amend the general municipal law, in relation to authorizing designated communities to establish community preservation funds, and to amend the tax law, in relation to authorizing designated communities to impose a real estate transfer tax with revenues therefrom to be deposited in such community preservation funds.”

Mr. Pinto presented the following report and Resolution and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Resolution adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Burton, Jenkins, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Swanson, Young, Chair – 15

NAY: Legislator: Burrows - 1

COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATION: Financial Disclosure Form: RES 135-2007: Setting a Pubic Hearing on a proposed Local Law amending Sections 883.61, 883.71 and 883.81 of the Laws of Westchester County to provide for a separate financial disclosure form for individuals who serve on certain County Boards, commissions and voluntary councils and an updated distribution list. [Public Hearing set for July 9, 2007; at 10:30 a.m.; LOCAL LAW INTRO. 8-2006]

Mr. Pinto presented the following report and Resolution and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Resolution adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Burrows, Burton, Jenkins, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Swanson, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS: Domestic Violence Council: RES 136-2007: Resolution confirming the appointment of Christine M. Fecko as an At-Large member of the Westchester County Domestic Violence Council.

Ms. Swanson presented the following report and Resolution and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Resolution adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Burrows, Burton, Jenkins, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Swanson, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS: Domestic Violence Council: RES 137-2007: Resolution confirming the appointment of Mary H. Gadomski, RN, BSN, as a member of the Westchester County Domestic Violence Council as a Representative from the Medical Community.

Ms. Swanson presented the following report and Resolution and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Resolution adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Burrows, Burton, Jenkins, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Swanson, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS: Domestic Violence Council: RES 138-2007: Resolution confirming the appointment of May Krukiel, MA, Med, as a member of the Westchester County Domestic Violence Council as a Representative from the Battered Women’s Advocacy Group.

Ms. Swanson presented the following report and Resolution and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Resolution adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Burrows, Burton, Jenkins, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Swanson, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS: African American Advisory Board: RES 139-2007: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Lisa Copeland as a member of the Westchester County African American Advisory Board.

Ms. Swanson presented the following report and Resolution and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Resolution adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Burrows, Burton, Jenkins, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Swanson, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS: Hispanic Advisory Board: RES 140-2007: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Ximena Francella, CSW, as a member of the Westchester County Hispanic Advisory Board.

Ms. Swanson presented the following report and Resolution and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Resolution adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Burrows, Burton, Jenkins, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Swanson, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS: Hispanic Advisory Board: RES 141-2007: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Zoila Tazi, LMSW, as a member of the Westchester County Hispanic Advisory Board.

Ms. Swanson presented the following report and Resolution and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Resolution adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Burrows, Burton, Jenkins, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Swanson, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS: Refuse Disposal District #1 Advisory Board: RES 142-2007: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Brian O. Havranek as a City Representative member of the Westchester County Refuse Disposal District No. 1 Advisory Board.

Ms. Swanson presented the following report and Resolution and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Resolution adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Burrows, Burton, Jenkins, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Swanson, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS: Soil and Water Conservation District: RES 143-2007: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Daniel R. Seidel as a member of the Westchester County Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Directors.

Ms. Swanson presented the following report and Resolution and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Resolution adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Burrows, Burton, Jenkins, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Swanson, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS: Traffic Safety Board: RES 144-2007: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Giselle Vagnini, P.E., NYSDOT as a member of the Westchester County Traffic Safety Board.

Ms. Swanson presented the following report and Resolution and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Resolution adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Burrows, Burton, Jenkins, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Swanson, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS: Board of Ethics: RES 145-2007: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Eric DiBartolo as a member of the Westchester County Board of Ethics.

Ms. Swanson presented the following report and Resolution and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Resolution adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Burrows, Burton, Jenkins, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Swanson, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS: African American Advisory Board: RES 146-2007: Resolution confirming the appointment of Susan McPherson as a member of the Westchester County African American Advisory Board.

Ms. Swanson presented the following report and Resolution and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Resolution adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Burrows, Burton, Jenkins, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Swanson, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS: Youth Board: RES 147-2007: Resolution confirming the appointment of Pamela Minyard as a member of the Westchester County Youth Board.

Ms. Swanson presented the following report and Resolution and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Resolution adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Burrows, Burton, Jenkins, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Swanson, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS: Emergency Medical Services Advisory Board: RES 148-2007: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Stephen J. Nardozzi as a member of the Westchester County Emergency Medical Services Advisory Board.

Ms. Swanson presented the following report and Resolution and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Resolution adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Burrows, Burton, Jenkins, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Swanson, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

Mr. Maisano made a motion to reconsider the vote on Item SM-7A from the special meeting on June 13 which read: “An Act authorizing the County of Westchester to purchase and subsequently convey approximately 0.27 acres of real property in the City of New Rochelle for the purpose of providing 25 affordable units, including a one-bedroom superintendent unit, that will remain affordable for a minimum period of 50 years.” The motion was seconded by Mr. Pinto and carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Burrows, Burton, Jenkins, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Swanson, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

On motion of Mr. Maisano, seconded by Mr. Pinto, the motion to amend this act was carried by the following vote:

ACT 131 -2007: An Act authorizing the County of Westchester to purchase and subsequently convey approximately 0.27 acres of real property in the City of New Rochelle for the purpose of providing 25 affordable units, including a one-bedroom superintendent unit, that will remain affordable for a minimum period of 50 years.

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Abinanti, Alvarado, Burrows, Burton, Jenkins, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Swanson, Young, Chair – 15

NAY: Legislator: Oros -1

Mr. Maisano made a motion to reconsider the vote on Item SM-7B from the special meeting held on June 13, 2007 which read: “An Act authorizing the County of Westchester to issue bonds in an amount not-to-exceed $1,925,000 to finance the New Homes Land Acquisition Capital Project BPL10. (Clinton Place Apartments, New Rochelle)”. This motion was seconded by Mr. Pinto and carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Burrows, Burton, Jenkins, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Swanson, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

On motion of Mr. Maisano, seconded by Mr. Pinto, the motion to amend this act was carried by the following vote:

(BOND) ACT 116-2007: An Act authorizing the County of Westchester to issue bonds in an amount not to-to-exceed $1,925,000 to finance the New Homes Land Acquisition Capital Project BPL10. (Clinton Place Apartments, New Rochelle)

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Abinanti, Alvarado, Burrows, Burton, Jenkins, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Swanson, Young, Chair – 15

NAY: Legislator: Oros -1

MOTIONS, RESOLUTIONS & CALL OF THE DISTRICTS:

Memorial Resolutions: RES 130-2007:

Mr. Pinto and All Legislators: Elly Doctorow

Ms. Spreckman & Mr. Burrows: Florence M. Lawler

Mr. Burrows: Salvatore J. Bellitto

Mr. Burrows & Mr. Oros: Carmine Viggiano

Ms. LaMotte: Ursula “Angie” Amuso, Agnes J. Dente, Mary Virginia “Ginny” Colmore, Eugene P. “Gene” Rosaforte, Jr.

Mr. Oros and Mr. Ryan: Lewis J. Tronto

Mr. Oros: Helen Pisani DeMaria, John C. Cortese, Catherine DePalma, Rudolph Buchner

Mr. Jenkins, Mr. Alvarado, Ms. Spreckman, & Mr. Burrows: Freddie Mae Jenkins

Mr. Jenkins & Mr. Alvarado: Stella Phillips

Mr. Pinto: Grace Strawbridge, Nancy Delmonico, Amelia Viola, Jesse Lukens

Mr. Maisano: Mary Papa, Alice Mary Dorme

On MOTION of Legislator Rogowsky, 6th District, the Board adjourns, to meet on July 9, 2007 at 10 a.m.