LEGISLATIVE MEETING AGENDA

For Monday, August 6, 2007, 7pm
(Posted 08/01/07; Revised 08/06/07)

COUNTY BOARD OF LEGISLATORS
CALENDAR 15

PUBLIC COMMENT

MINUTES: July 9, 2007 (Regular Meeting)

PUBLIC HEARING:

A)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS: Sewer District Modification: ACT 143-2007: Proposed Act to modify the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District by the addition of one (1) parcel of property located in the Town of Yorktown. (1767 Jacob Road, Yorktown)

B)__________COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATION: Portable/Inflatable Swimming Pool Advisory: LOCAL LAW INTRO. 13-2007: Proposed Local Law adding a new Article XVII to Chapter 863 of the Laws of Westchester County entitled “Portable/Inflatable Swimming Pool Advisory”.

C)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS: WCC 2007/2008 Budget: ACT 151-2007: Proposed Act adopting the Westchester Community College Budget for 2007/2008 and making appropriations for the operation of Westchester Community College.

1) COMMUNICATIONS:

A)__________COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Capital Budget Amendment: Proposed Act amending the County 2007 Capital Budget by increasing the appropriations for Capital project BIT18 by $455,000.
1)__________Bond Act: Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of $760,000 in bonds to fund the cost of acquiring an Electronic Medical Records System for corrections inmates. (BIT08)
2)_________Capital Budget Amendment: Proposed Act amending the County 2007 Capital Budget by increasing the appropriations for Capital Project BSS11 New Yonkers District Office @ I-Park, Warburton Avenue, Yonkers, by $4,231,000.

3)_________Bond Act: Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of $4,231,000 in bonds to fund the cost of design, construction management, and construction for interior renovation for Capital Project BSS11 New Yonkers District Office @ I-Park, Warburton Avenue, Yonkers.
4)_________Permit Exemption: Proposed Local Law amending Section 824.341 of the Laws of Westchester County exempting a Permit for the Village of Pelham Manor from the three (3) year term limitation for sewage discharge permits.
5)__________Youth Board: Appointment of Myrna Forney as a member of the Westchester County Youth Board.
6)__________Laboratories and Research Board of Managers: Reappointment of Myron R. Melamed, M.D. as a member of the Westchester County Laboratories and Research Board of Managers.
7)__________African American Advisory Board: Reappointment of W. Garrison Jackson as a member of the Westchester County African American Advisory Board.
8)__________IMA-Town of Mt. Pleasant: Proposed act authorizing the County to amend an IMA with the Town of Mt. Pleasant whereby the Town, at its sole cost and expense would accept responsibility for the operation, maintenance and repair of a replacement water line located beneath former County Road No. 29 and permit the County to accept a grant, at no cost to the County, of all necessary property rights in connection therewith.
9)__________Westchester County Agricultural District: Proposed Resolution recommending the inclusion of a number of additional parcels of land within the Westchester County Agricultural District.
10)_________Bond Act: Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of $200,000 in bonds to fund Capital Project SPC09 – Port Chester Waste Water Treatment Plant HVAC Systems Upgrade.
11)_________IMA-Town of Yorktown: Proposed Local Law authorizing the County to enter into an IMA with the Town of Yorktown whereby the County will fund the construction of a skate park to be operated and maintained by the Town and accessible to all County residents.
12)_________Bond Act: Proposed Act authorizing the County to issue up to $250,000 in bonds for Capital Project BLA01-Parkland Acquisition/Westchester Legacy Program. (construction of skate park)

B)__________HON. WILLIAM RYAN: Fatality Report: Forwarding a copy of the New York State Office of Children & Family Services Fatality Report # 96-06-013.
C)__________HON. MICHAEL KAPLOWITZ: Patriot Skate Park: Forwarding a Town of Yorktown Resolution determining that there will be no significant adverse environmental impacts with respect to the proposed construction of a modular skate park to be known as “Patriot Skate Park”.
D)__________HON. CLINTON YOUNG AND HON. THOMAS ABINANTI: Tree Cutting: Forwarding constituent correspondence with regard to the cutting of trees by Con Edison.
E)__________HON. THOMAS ABINANTI: Loss of Federal Entitlement Benefits: Forwarding a draft resolution regarding the loss of Federal Entitlement Benefits for individuals who are inmates of public institutions.
F)_________HON. THOMAS ABINANTI: Proposed Sex Offender Legislation: Forwarding correspondence from the New York Civil Liberties Union with regard to the proposal for a new County sex-offender residency law.
G)_________HON. JUDY MYERS: WCC-Adjunct Faculty: Forwarding correspondence from the Westchester Community College Federation of Teachers with regard to adjunct faculty at WCC.
H)_________HON. KEN JENKINS: Airport Parking: Forwarding a New York Times article with regard to the lack of adequate parking at Westchester County Airport.
I)__________HON. KEN JENKINS: MetroCard: Forwarding an article from The Journal News with regard to Bee-Line service and MetroCard.
J)__________HON. KEN JENKINS: MetroCard: Forwarding an article from The Journal News with regard to the rise in Bee-Line ridership due to MetroCard.
K)_________HON. KEN JENKINS: Airspace Redesign: Forwarding an article from The Journal News with regard to the FAA’s plans for airspace redesign at Westchester County Airport.
L)_________HON. THOMAS ABINANTI: North Yonkers Trunk Sewer Break: Forwarding correspondence from the Acting Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Facilities with regard to the North Yonkers Trunk Sewer Break.
M)_________HON. SUZANNE SWANSON: Police Advisory Board: Forwarding correspondence from the Chairman of the Board with regard to his recommendation of Peter D. Kamenstein for appointment to the Westchester County Police Advisory Board.

N)_________CLERK OF THE BOARD: Women’s Equality Day Celebration: Forwarding copies of comments made at the July 9, 2007 Board Meeting, Public Comment Session with regard to the Women’s Equality Day Celebration.
O)_________HON. THOMAS ABINANTI: Green Roofs and Geothermal Heat Pumps: Forwarding a copy of the Committee on Environment & Energy’s meeting announcement with regard to Green Roofs and Geothermal Heat Pumps.
P)_________HON. JUDY MYERS: Prohibiting the sale of DXM: Forwarding a copy of the County of Suffolk’s proposed Local Law to prohibit the sale of Dextromethorphan (DXM) to minors.
Q)_________LEGISLATORS OROS, KAPLOWITZ & BRONZ: Sewer District Modification: Forwarding a Town of Yorktown resolution requesting the addition of one parcel of property into the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District.
R)_________HON. MARTIN ROGOWSKY: Eminent Domain: Forwarding a proposed Local Law amending Chapter 233, Article II, Part I of the Laws of Westchester County to enact the Eminent Domain Reform Act.
S)_________HON. KEN JENKINS: Prisoner Injury Screening: Forwarding his memo to the Chair of the Committee on Public Safety and Security concerning the protocol used by the Department of Correction with regard to prisoners injured prior to arrival.
T)_________HON. KEN JENKINS: Livery Operators: Forwarding his memo to the chair of the Committee on Legislation with regard to concerns from Yonkers Livery Operators.
U)_________HON. GEORGE OROS: CSEA Contract: Forwarding a proposed resolution with regard to CSEA contract negotiations.

3) STANDING COMMITTEES:

A)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS: Sewer District Modification: ACT 143-2007: An Act to modify the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District by the addition of one (1) parcel of property located in the Town of Yorktown. (1767 Jacob Road, Yorktown)

E)__________COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS: Board of Plumbing Examiners: RES________-2007: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Henry A. Carletti, Jr. as a member of the Westchester County Board of Plumbing Examiners.

1)__________Board of Plumbing Examiners: RES________-2007: Resolution confirming the appointment of Gerard J. Pettit, P.E. as the County Government Representative member of the Westchester County Board of Plumbing Examiners.

2)__________Board of Plumbing Examiners: RES________-2007: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Mark R. Courtien as a member of the Westchester County Board of Plumbing Examiners.

3)__________Electrical Licensing Board: RES________-2007: Resolution confirming the reappointment of William Regan as the Municipal Representative member of the Westchester County electrical Licensing Board

8) MOTIONS, RESOLUTIONS:
A)__________6th District (Mr. Rogowsky): Move that when the Board adjourns, it adjourns to meet on September 10, 2007 at 10:00 a.m.
On MOTION of Legislator_______________,
The Board adjourns.

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COUNTY BOARD OF LEGISLATORS
SPECIAL ITEM CALENDAR 15

SI-1) COMMUNICATIONS:

A)__________COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Capital Budget Amendment: Proposed Act amending the County’s 2007 Capital Budget by increasing the appropriations for Capital Project P0007 by $4,143,000. (Lower Portion BRP, Northbound Exit Ramp, Yonkers Avenue)
1)__________Bond Act: Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of $485,000 in bonds to obtain additional non-County funds necessary due to an increase in construction costs. (P0007 - Lower Portion BRP, Northbound Exit Ramp, Yonkers Avenue)
2)__________Capital Budget Amendment: Proposed Act amending the County’s 2007 Capital Budget by increasing the appropriations for Capital Project P0004 by $1,790,000. (Bronx River Parkway Repaving Program)
3)__________Bond Act Amendment: Proposed Amended Bond Act in the amount of $9,590,000, including $7,800,000 in previously authorized bonds, is necessary to finance increased costs of construction. (P0004 – Bronx River Parkway Repaving Program)
4)__________IMA – Town of Cortlandt: Proposed Act authorizing the County to enter into an IMA with the Town of Cortlandt pursuant to which the County would provide funding to the Town to enable it to conduct an independent analysis of the impact of the County’s Sprout Brook Ash Pit on the Town and its residents.
5)__________HOPWA – Grant: Proposed Act authorizing the County to amend its IMA with the City of New York to accept a federal grant from the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Program for Fiscal Year 2007.
6)__________HOPWA – IMAs: Proposed Act authorizing the County to enter into IMAs with the Cities of Mount Vernon, New Rochelle and Yonkers to provide funds under the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Program for Fiscal Year 2007.
7)__________Property Conveyance: Proposed act authorizing the conveyance of certain County-owned parcels to various purchasers.

SI-3) STANDING COMMITTEES:

A)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS: 2007/2008 Operating and Capital Budgets for Westchester Community College: ACT 151-2007: Act adopting the Westchester County Community College Budget for 2007/2008 and making appropriations for the operation of Westchester Community College.

1)__________Employee Stipends: ACT________-2007: Proposed Act authorizing one-time stipends to be paid to certain employees in the District Attorney’s office , as determined by the District Attorney.

2)__________Bond Act: (BOND) ACT________-2007: Act authorizing the issuance of $1,025,000 in bonds to finance Capital Project BLR2B – Labs & Research Equipment Acquisition.

3)__________Capital Budget Amendment: ACT________-2007: Act amending the County 2007 Capital Budget by increasing the appropriations for Capital Project BES08 by $2,650,000.

4)_________Bond Act: (BOND) ACT________-2007: Act authorizing the issuance of $2,650,000 in bonds to finance Capital Project BES08 – Emergency Traffic Diversion Equipment.

5)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY & SECURITY: WCHCC Agreement: ACT________-2007: Act authorizing the County to enter into an agreement with WCHCC whereby the County will provide WCHCC with microbiological services for inmates of the County Correctional Facility being provided with medical services pursuant to a separate agreement with WCHCC.

6)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORK, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS: IMAs-Shuttle & Para Transit Vans: ACT________-2007: 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.

7)__________Skate Park: RES________-2007: Resolution setting a Public Hearing on a proposed Local Law authorizing the Count y to enter into an IMA with the Town of Yorktown whereby the County will lease property from the Town and will contribute funds toward the construction of a skate park thereon, to be operated and maintained by the Town and accessible to all County residents. [Public Hearing set for ______________________, 2007; at ______.m.; LOCAL LAW INTRO.________-2007]

8)__________Capital Budget Amendment: ACT________-2007: Act amending the County 2007 Capital Budget by increasing the appropriations for Capital Project BLA01 by $250,000.

9)__________Capital Budget Amendment: ACT________-2007: Act amending the County’s 2007 Capital Budget by increasing the appropriations for Capital Project RCC04 by $500,000.

10)_________Bond Act: (BOND) ACT________-2007: Act authorizing the issuance of $500,000 in bonds to finance the replacement of the heating, ventilation and air conditioning units at the Westchester County Center. (RCC04)

11)_________Bond Act: (BOND) ACT________-2007: Act authorizing the issuance of $1,950,000 in bonds to fund the design, construction management, and construction for selected roofing replacement at the Old Jail (East, West, “K” Blocks and Forensic Wing) (RB042A)

12)_________Capital Budget Amendment: ACT________-2007: Act amending the County 2007 Capital Budget by increasing the appropriations for Capital Project RB03G by $1,310,000.

13)_________Bond Act: (BOND) ACT_________-2007: Act authorizing the issuance of $1,310,000 in bonds to finance Capital Project RB03G – Pedestrian Bridge over Central Westchester Parkway, White Plains.

14)_________Bond Act: (BOND) ACT________-2007: Act authorizing the issuance of $1,610,000 in bonds to finance Capital Project B021B – County-wide Office renovations.

SI-8) MOTIONS, RESOLUTIONS & CALL OF THE DISTRICTS:

A)__________Memorial Resolutions: RES_____-2007:

Ms. Spreckman: John P. (Jack) O’Toole

Mr. Burton: Thomas Carr, Marjorie Apostolico Freer, Thomas Gilligan, Sudha Gupta, Anthony Muncio, Regina O’Brien, Theodore Simone, Kathleen Sullivan

Mr. Kaplowitz: Raymond John Stauber, Charles L. Drago