LEGISLATIVE MEETING AGENDA

For Monday, November 26, 2007, 7:00PM
(Posted 11/21/07)

COUNTY BOARD OF LEGISLATORS
CALENDAR 24

PUBLIC COMMENT

MINUTES: November 13, 2007 (Regular Meeting)

PUBLIC HEARING:

A)__________COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATION AND THE COMMITTEE ON FAMILY, HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES: Displaying of calorie content values: LOCAL LAW 19-2007: Proposed Local Law amending the Laws of Westchester County in relation to requiring chain food establishments to display calorie content value for menu items.

1) COMMUNICATIONS:

A)__________COUNTY EXECUTIVE: 2008 County Operating Budget: Forwarding the Proposed County Operating Budget for 2008.
1)__________2008 Special Revenue Districts Budget: Forwarding the 2008 Proposed County Operating Budgets for Westchester’s Special Revenue Districts.
2)__________Council for Seniors: Appointing Sister Geraldine A. Kennedy, O.S.U., Esq., as a member of the Westchester County Council for Seniors representing the 14th Legislative District.
3)__________Bond Act-RiverWalk Park Project: Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of up to $3,500,000 in bonds to finance the cost of Capital Project BLA01-Parkland Acquisition/Westchester Legacy Program.
4)__________Agreement-RiverWalk Park Project: Proposed Act authorizing the County to enter into an agreement with the Village of Tarrytown for the construction, use and maintenance of Phase I of the Scenic Hudson RiverWalk Park Project in the Village of Tarrytown and the transfer of a portion of County Road CR15 to the Village.
B)__________HON. LOIS BRONZ: NYS Vehicle and Traffic Law: Forwarding a copy of two Dutchess County Resolutions with regard to the New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law.
C)__________HON. LOIS BRONZ: Airport: Forwarding a Village of Sleepy Hollow Resolution with regard to the FAA’s new flight plans over Westchester County Airport.
D)__________HON. LOIS BRONZ: Housing: Forwarding correspondence from the Westchester Independent Living Center, Inc. with regard to the need for housing for those households at or below 50% of median income and people with disabilities.
E)__________HON. MICHAEL KAPLOWITZ: East of Hudson/Water Quality Investment Program Funds: Forwarding a packet of information from the Town of New Castle with regard to the Northern Westchester Watershed Committee’s request for allocation of East of Hudson/Water Quality Investment Program Funds.

3) STANDING COMMITTEES:

A)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT________-2007: An Act authorizing the County to issue $2,800,000 in bonds for Capital Project RML02-Mountain Lakes Infrastructure – Camp Morty.

E)__________COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS: Award for Distinguished Service: RES__________-2007: Resolution bestowing the Westchester County Board of Legislators Award for Distinguished Service on the Honorable Ursula G. LaMotte.

1)__________Award for Distinguished Service: RES__________-2007: Resolution bestowing the Westchester County Board of Legislators Award for Distinguished Service on the Honorable Suzanne R. Swanson.

2)__________Award for Distinguished Service: RES__________-2007: Resolution bestowing the Westchester County Board of Legislators Award for Distinguished Service on the Honorable Clinton I. Young, Jr.

3)__________Commissioner of Environmental Facilities: RES________-2007: Resolution appointing Thomas J. Lauro as the Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Facilities.

4)__________Domestic Violence Council: RES________-2007: Resolution reappointing Robin J. Bauer as a Town Representative member of the Westchester County Domestic Violence Council.

5)__________African American Advisory Board: RES________-2007: Resolution appointing DaMia Harris as a member of the Westchester African American Advisory Board.

6)__________Public Utility Service Agency: RES________-2007: Resolution reappointing Edward Krauss as a member of the Westchester County Public Utility Service Agency.

7)__________Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Directors: RES_________-2007: Resolution appointing Terry Kornblum Singer, AIA as a member of the Westchester Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Directors.

8)__________Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Directors: RES_________-2007: Resolution reappointing Marc S. Godick as a member of the Westchester Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Directors.

8) MOTIONS, RESOLUTIONS:
A)__________6th District (Mr. Rogowsky): Move that when the Board adjourns, it adjourns to meet on December 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 24

SI-1) COMMUNICATIONS:

A)__________COUNTY EXECUTIVE: WCHCC Agreement: Proposed Act authorizing the County of Westchester to enter into an agreement with WCHCC for comprehensive health care services to the inmates at the County’s Department of Correction.

SI-3) STANDING COMMITTEES:

A)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON GENERATIONAL, CULTURAL & ETHNIC DIVERSITY: Resource Allocation Plan: ACT________-2007: An Act authorizing the County of Westchester to execute and submit to the State of New York a Resource Allocation Plan which will provide state reimbursement for certain youth services programs.

1)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON FAMILY HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES: Budget Transfer: ACT________-2007: An Act amending the 2007 County Operating Budget in the amount of $540,815.50.

2)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT________-2007: An Act authorizing the County to issue bonds in the amount of $995,000 to finance Capital Project B0034-White Plains Complex – HVAC Equipment Reinforcement.

3)__________Bond Act: (BOND) ACT________-2007: An Act authorizing the issuance of $1,130,000 in bonds to finance Capital Project RB2MM – Gallows Hill Road over Hollow Brook, Cortlandt.

4)__________Bond Act: (BOND) ACT________-2007: An Act authorizing the issuance of $1,200,000 in bonds to finance Capital Project RB095 – Ardsley Road.

5)__________Bond Act: (BOND) ACT________-2007: An Act authorizing the issuance of $550,000 in bonds to finance Capital project BSS10 – Infrastructure Improvements to Shelter Facilities.

6)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS: Transition Agreement-Fifth Amendment: Setting of Public Hearing: RES________-2007: A Resolution setting a Public Hearing on a proposed Local Law authorizing the County to enter into a Fifth Amendment to the Transition agreement with WCHCC to extend the term of the agreement for a period of one year and establish the amount of County credit support in 2008 at $70,000,000, plus any unpaid interest [Public Hearing set for _________________, 2007; at _____.m.; LOCAL LAW INTRO.__________-2007]

7)__________Reimbursement for Medical and Dental Care of Inmates-Setting of Public Hearing: RES________-2007: A Resolution setting a Public Hearing on a proposed Local Law adding a new section 273.371 to Chapter 273 of the Laws of Westchester County entitled “Reimbursement for Medical and Dental Care of Inmates”. [Public Hearing set for _________________, 2007; at _____.m.; LOCAL LAW INTRO.__________-2007]

8)__________Budget Amendment: ACT________-2007: An Act amending the 2007 County Operating Budget in the amount of $40,050,099.

9)___________Mortgage Tax Receipts: ACT________-2007: An Act authorizing the Commissioner of the Westchester County Department of finance to pay Mortgage Tax Receipts to Cities, Towns and Villages.

B)__________COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATION & THE COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY: Negative Declaration: RES________-2007: Resolution declaring that there will be no adverse impact on the environment from the Act exempting residential solar energy systems equipment from local sales and use taxes in order to encourage the installation of such systems.

1)__________County Sales and Use Tax Exemption: ACT________-2007: An Act amending the Westchester County Sales and Compensating Use Tax to exempt the sale and installation of residential solar energy systems equipment from sales and compensating use taxes.

2)__________COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATION: Human Rights Commission-Setting of Public Hearing: RES________-2007: Resolution setting a Public Hearing on a proposed Local Law amending the Laws of Westchester County to expand the jurisdiction of the Westchester County Human Rights Commission[Public Hearing set for _________________, 2007; at _____.m.; LOCAL LAW INTRO.__________-2007]

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

A)__________Memorial Resolutions: RES_____-2007:

Mr. Burton: Charlotte Tuckerman, Dolores Peterson

Mr. Pinto: Elide Seminara, Rose Nardelli, Antonio Gizzo

Mr. Kaplowitz: Richard Gray Jones

Mrs. Maisano: Lilia Manfra, Rosalie Serraino, Russell Ciotti, Mary Jane Loughman, Anthony Antonioli, Muriel Schaad, Linda Gorgorian, Josephine Ciferri, Christine Signorilla, Albert Codino, Richard Didonato, Alfred Liverzani, Josephine Porretto, Joseph Brandi, James Imperioli, William Kraft, Louise Massi, Frank Coviello, Joseph Villamagna, Anthony Calarco

Mr. Burrows: Lorraine Cipollo