LEGISLATIVE MEETING AGENDA

For Monday, February 6, 2006, 7pm
(Posted 02/06/06)

COUNTY BOARD OF LEGISLATORS
CALENDAR 3

1) COMMUNICATIONS:

A)__________COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Court Ordered Refunds: Information package of Court Ordered refunds which will be paid by the Commissioner of Finance.
1)__________Appointment: Resolution confirming the appointment of Peter Borducci to the County Electrical Licensing Board.
2)__________Appointment: Resolution confirming the appointment of Michael Saviola to the County Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Directors.
3)__________Reappointment: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Phyllis Wittner to the County Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Directors.
4)__________Reappointment: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Eli Schonberger to the County Traffic Safety Board.
5)__________Reappointment: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Hopeton White to the County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Board.

B)__________CLERK OF THE BOARD: Designation of Deputies: Designation of Deputies in the Office of the County Clerk.
C)__________CLERK OF THE BOARD: Minority Vendor Report: 2005 Minority Vendor Report from the Commissioner of Finance.
D)__________HONS. VITO PINTO & SUZANNE SWANSON: Storm-Related Power Failures: Constituent correspondence regarding the recent storm-related, prolonged electrical blackouts.
E)__________HONS. JOSE ALAVARDO, CLINTON YOUNG & JUDY MYERS: Lafarge Gypsum Plant: Correspondence from the Westchester-Putnam AFL-CIO regarding labor practices at the Lafarge gypsum plant renovation.
F)__________HON. VITO PINTO: Incident Management Team: Constituent correspondence regarding the creation of a County Incident Management Team.
G)__________CLERK OF THE BOARD: Sewer District Modification: Resolution from the Town of Yorktown requesting the inclusion of 36 parcels of land from the Gomer Street Sewer District into the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District (on file).
H)__________CLERK OF THE BOARD: Sewer District Modification: Resolution from the Town of Yorktown requesting the inclusion of 5,000 parcels of land from the Hammock’s Mill Sewer District into the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District (on file).
I)__________CLERK OF THE BOARD: Sewer District Modification: Correspondence from the Town of Yorktown requesting that an additional parcel be added to the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District (3896 Crompond Road) (on file).
J)__________CLERK OF THE BOARD: Sewer District Modification: Resolution from the Town of Yorktown requesting that 10 parcels of land be added to the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District (Jacob Rd, Field St. and Crompond Rd.) (on file).
K)__________CLERK OF THE BOARD: Sewer District Modification: Resolution from the Town of Cortlandt requesting the addition of one parcel to the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District (Oregon Road) (on file).
L)__________CLERK OF THE BOARD: Sewer District Modification: Resolution from the Town of Cortlandt requesting the addition of one parcel to the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District (33 Hill and Dale Road) (on file).
M)__________CLERK OF THE BOARD: Sewer District Modification: Resolution from the Town of Cortlandt requesting reinstatement of one parcel to the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District (Pierce Street) (on file).
N)__________CLERK OF THE BOARD: Sewer District Modification: Request from the Village of Briarcliff Manor to add 1 parcel of property to the Ossining Sanitary Sewer District (2 Chestnut Lane) (on file).
O)__________HON. SUZANNE SWANSON: Sewer District Modification: Request from the Town of Pleasantville to remove 1 parcel of property from the Saw Mill Sanitary Sewer District (27 Hillside Avenue) (on file).
P)__________HON. SUZANNE SWANSON: Sewer District Modification: Request from the Town of Pleasantville to remove 1 parcel of property from the Saw Mill Sanitary Sewer District (307 Hardscrabble Road) (on file).
Q)__________HON. SUZANNE SWANSON: Sewer District Modification: Request from the Town of Pleasantville to remove 1 parcel of property from the Saw Mill Sanitary Sewer District (22 Woodfield Road) (on file).
R)__________HON. SUZANNE SWANSON: Sewer District Modification: Request from the Town of Pleasantville to remove 1 parcel of property from the Saw Mill Sanitary Sewer District (24 Pine Hill Court) (on file).
S)__________HON. SUZANNE SWANSON: Sewer District Modification: Request from the Town of Pleasantville to remove 1 parcel of property from the Saw Mill Sanitary Sewer District (2 Reginald Street) (on file).
T)__________CLERK OF THE BOARD: Sewer District Modification: Resolution from the Town of Cortlandt requesting that 27 parcels of property be returned into the Peekskill sanitary Sewer District (Jefferson Ridge).
U)__________CLERK OF THE BOARD: Sewer District Modification: Resolution from the Town of Cortlandt requesting that 1 parcel of property be returned into the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District (Croton Avenue).
V)__________HON. MARTIN ROGOWSKY: Financial Disclosure: Draft legislation amending the current financial disclosure statement for members of voluntary boards and commissions.
W)__________HON. URSULA LAMOTTE: Living Wage Law: Correspondence from the Family Services Society of Yonkers regarding compliance with the County Living Wage Law.
X)__________HON. JOSE ALVARADO: Campaign for Quality Care: CSEA press release on a statewide campaign for improvements in quality throughout the state developmental disabilities system.
Y)__________HON. GEORGE OROS: WCHCC Board Appointment: Memorandum recommending the appointment of Joseph Tomaino to the Board of the Westchester County Health Care Corporation.
Z)__________HON. VITO PINTO: Storm-Related Power Failures: Constituent correspondence regarding the recent storm-related, prolonged electrical blackouts.
AA)__________CLERK OF THE BOARD: Sewer District Modification: Resolution from the Town of Cortlandt requesting that 5 parcels of property be returned into the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District (Laurie Road and Cynthia Roads).
BB)__________COUNTY ATTORNEY: Commencement of Lawsuit: Act authorizing the County Attorney to institute a lawsuit against Piscionere & Nemarow.

CC)__________HON. MICHAEL KAPLOWITZ: Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board: Constituent communication regarding attendance policy on the County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board.
DD)__________HON. LOIS BRONZ: Housing for People with Disabilities: Correspondence from Westchester Residential Opportunities, Inc. regarding housing access for people with disabilities.
EE)__________HON. VITO PINTO: Foam Distribution Centers: Memorandum to the Committee on Public Safety regarding the distribution of fire-fighting foam throughout the County.
FF)__________HON. VITO PINTO: Bronx River Parkway Reflector System: Memorandum to the Committee on Public Safety regarding the use of reflectors on the Bronx River Parkway.
GG)__________CLERK OF THE BOARD: Protection of Drinking Water: Constituent correspondence regarding expansion of the County Airport and the public drinking water supply.
HH)__________HON. WILLIAM J. RYAN: Disabled Rent Increase Exemption Program: Resolution from the City of Mount Vernon in support of the Disabled Rent Increase Exemption Program.
II)__________HON. LOIS BRONZ: HAVA: Resolution from Dutchess County in support of the use of certified optical scanner/paper ballot voting machines.

3) STANDING COMMITTEES

A)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR AND PARKS: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT_____-2006: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $200,000 in Bonds to finance Additional Water Service, Yonkers Joint Water Plant (SY016).

1)__________Bond Act: (BOND) ACT_____-2006: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $750,000 in Bonds to finance Dewatering Equipment, Yonkers Joint Treatment Plant (SY021).

2)__________Bond Act: (BOND) ACT_____-2006: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $500,000 in Bonds to finance Pump Station Rehabilitation Program, Saw Mill Sanitary Sewer District (SY075).
3)__________Bond Act: (BOND) ACT_____-2006: Bond Act amending Bond Act 171-2004 authorizing the total issuance of $5,000,000 in Bonds to finance Cellular Bulkhead Rehabilitation, Yonkers Joint Treatment Plant (SY037).

E)__________COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS: Health Commissioner Reappointment: RES_____-2006: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Joshua Lipsman as the County Commissioner of Health for a term to expire on December 31, 2009.

1)__________Human Rights Commission Appointment: RES_____-2005: Resolution confirming the appointment of Irene Delgado to the County Human Rights Commission.

I)__________COMMITTEE ON GENERATIONAL, CULTURAL AND ETHNIC DIVERSITY: Youth Services: ACT_____-2006: Act authorizing the County to execute to NYS a Resource Allocation Plan to provide state reimbursement for certain youth services programs.

8) MOTIONS, RESOLUTIONS & CALL OF THE DISTRICTS:
A)__________6th District (Mr. Rogowsky): Move that when the Board adjourns, it adjourns to meet on _______________, 2006 at __________.
On MOTION of Legislator_______________,
The Board adjourns.

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COUNTY BOARD OF LEGISLATORS
SPECIAL ITEM CALENDAR 3

SI-1) COMMUNICATIONS:

A)__________COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Sewer District Modification: Act modifying the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District by the addition of 1 parcel located in the Town of Yorktown.
1)__________IMA: Act authorizing the County to enter into an IMA with the City of Yonkers in order to provide reimbursement for prisoner transportation to the County Jail.
2)__________ IMA: Act authorizing the County to enter into an IMA with the Town of Greenburgh in order to provide reimbursement for prisoner transportation to the County Jail.
3)__________Federal Grant Funds: Act authorizing the County to submit an Urban County Grant Application and amend its FY 2004-2008 Consolidated Plan, and to accept such grants.
4)__________ Sewer District Modification: Act modifying the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District by the addition of 4 parcels located in the Town of Cortlandt.

B)__________HON. SUZANNE SWANSON: Sewer District Modifications: Correspondence from the Town of Mount Pleasant Supervisor regarding the status of five pending requests for removal from the Saw Mill Sewer District.
C)__________HON. SUZANNE SWANSON: Sewer District Modification: Resolution from the Town of Mount Pleasant requesting the removal of one parcel from the Saw Mill Sewer District (Hillside Avenue).
D)__________COUNTY ATTORNEY: Settlement Authorization: Act authorizing the County Attorney to settle the lawsuit of Westchester County v. Yonkers Contracting Company & Verde Electric Corp.
E)__________HON. SUZANNE SWANSON: Amendment to Consumer Protection Law: Constituent request to amend the County Consumer Protection Law regarding product labeling.
F)__________HON. VITO PINTO: Home Rule Request: Resolution requesting that the BOL approve a Home Rule request for the enactment of A. 9753/S. 6593 (parkland discontinuance).

SI-3) STANDING COMMITTEES

A)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS: 2006 Tax Warrants: ACT_____-2006: Act fixing the Tax Distribution Tables for the County, County Water District No. 1, Refuse Disposal District No. 1 and each of the 13 Sanitary Sewer Districts.

1)__________2006 Tax Warrants: ACT_____-2006: Act fixing and determining the amounts of County Taxes, Special District Taxes, and other charges against the various towns and cities in the County; and levying such apportioned amounts against such towns and cities.

2)__________Quality Communities Program: RES_____-2006: Resolution authorizing the Chief Information Officer of the County to file an application for funds from the NYS Department of State Quality Communities Program for Environmental Protection Funds not to exceed $35,026.97.

3)__________Shared Municipal Services Incentive Grant Program: RES_____-2006: Resolution authorizing the Chief Information Officer of the County to file an application for funds from the NYS Department of Shared Municipal Services Incentive Grant program in an amount not to exceed $65,000.

4)__________AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY & SECURITY: Intermunicipal Agreement: ACT_____-2006: Act authorizing the County to enter into an IMA with the Hawthorne Fire District to reimburse it for services rendered to the County.

5)__________ Intermunicipal Agreement: ACT_____-2006: Act authorizing the County to enter into an IMA with the Valhalla Fire District to reimburse it for services rendered to the County.

6)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT_____-2006: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $5,345,000 in bonds to finance the cost of acquisition of equipment for Westchester County Health Care Corporation facilities (MC001).

7)__________Bond Act: (BOND) ACT_____-2006: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $950,000 in bonds to finance the cost of acquisition of equipment for information technology upgrades at Westchester County Health Care Corporation facilities (MC002).

8)__________AND THE COMMITTEE ON HOUSING, PLANNING & GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS: James Varick Homes Affordable Housing Development: ACT_____-2006: Act authorizing the County to purchase and convey .964 acres of real property located in Mount Vernon for the purpose of providing 16 affordable two-family homes.

9)__________James Varick Homes Affordable Housing Development: (BOND) ACT_____-2006: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $990,000 to finance the cost of acquisition of land in the City of Mount Vernon to provide affordable housing (BPL10).

10)__________James Varick Homes Affordable Housing Development: ACT_____-2006: Act authorizing the County to enter into an Intermunicipal Agreement with the City of Mount Vernon to develop public improvements associated with the James Varick Homes and to accept a related grant.

11)__________James Varick Homes Affordable Housing Development: (BOND) ACT_____-2006: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $440,000 to finance the cost of infrastructure improvements related to the James Varick Affordable Housing Development in the City of Mount Vernon (BPL01).

12)__________COMMITTEES ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS & PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR AND PARKS: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT_____-2006: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $112,000 to finance the cost of preliminary plans for improvements to Westchester Community College classrooms (WCC44).

13)__________Bond Act: (BOND) ACT_____-2006: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $204,000 to finance the cost of preliminary plans for improvements to the Westchester Community College Academic Arts building (WCC45).

14)__________ Bond Act: (BOND) ACT_____-2006: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $705,000 to finance the cost of preliminary plans for improvements to the Westchester Community College Technology building (WCC43).

B)__________COMMITTEES ON LEGISLATION AND ENVIRONMENT & ENERGY: Idling Time of Diesel Powered Vehicles: RES_____-2005: Setting a Public Hearing on a proposed Local Law with respect to idling time of diesel powered vehicles.
[Public Hearing set for__________, 2006; at _____.m; Local Law Intro_____-2006.]

1)__________Low Sulfur Diesel Fuel: ACT_____-2006: Act requiring that all diesel-powered onroad and nonroad vehicles owned, leased and/or operated by or on behalf of the County be powered by ultra low sulfur diesel fuel.

2)__________Cellular Telephone Disposal: RES_____-2006: Setting a Public Hearing on a proposed Local Law with respect to the disposal of cellular telephones. [Public Hearing set for__________, 2006; at _____.m; Local Law Intro_____-2006.]

3)__________COMMITTEES ON LEGISLATION AND GENERATIONAL, CULTURAL AND ETHNIC DIVERSITY: County Youth Bureau: Setting a Public Hearing on a proposed Local Law with respect to the Westchester County Youth Bureau. [Public Hearing set for__________, 2006; at _____.m; Local Law Intro_____-2006.]

SI-7) SPECIAL ORDERS:

A)__________CHAIR OF THE BOARD AND THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: Pay Plan Amendment: ACT_____-2006: Act establishing personnel rules in Westchester County service and adopting classification of positions and schedules of pay.

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

A)__________Memorial Resolutions: RES_____-2006:
All Legislators: Janet Wirchansky.
Mr. Alvarado: Alejo Francisco Villar.
Mr. Pinto: Adeline Lee Malfatano, James DiLeo, Sr.
Mrs. LaMotte: Dr. Neal Emmet Fisher, M.D., Charles E. Doran, Thomas H. Gregory, Robert A. Hansen, William Rubin, Kevin B. Quinn.
Mr. Kaplowitz: Kevin B. Quinn, John L. Behler.