LEGISLATIVE MEETING AGENDA

For Monday, April 10, 2006, 7pm
(Posted 04/10/06)

COUNTY BOARD OF LEGISLATORS
CALENDAR 7

PUBLIC COMMENT

MINUTES: March 27, 2006 (Regular Meeting)

A)__________PUBLIC HEARING: COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATION: Public Internet Protection Act: Local Law Intro. 4-2006: Proposed Local Law requiring all commercial businesses in Westchester County offering or utilizing public Internet access and maintaining personal information to have a secure network to protect the public from potential identity theft and other risks related to computer use.

A)__________UNFINISHED BUSINESS: COMMUNICATION: LEGISLATORS MICHAEL KAPLOWITZ AND WILLIAM RYAN: Sewer District Modification: Forwarding a petition from the Town of New Castle requesting the inclusion of parcels in the Saw Mill River Sanitary Sewer District.

1) COMMUNICATIONS:

A)__________COUNTY EXECUTIVE: IMAs: Proposed Act authorizing the County to enter into IMAs with any municipality located within Westchester County for the use of County-owned shuttle and Para Transit vans for a term of 5 years.
1)__________Acceptance of funds and IMA: Proposed Act authorizing the County to apply for and accept Federal and State funds for the study of pedestrian circulation and transit access improvements in the vicinity of the Pleasantville Railroad station and to enter into an IMA with the Village of Pleasantville to provide for the acceptance of those funds.
2)__________Town of Bedford Road Transfers & Capital Projects: Packet of legislation, including: Proposed Act authorizing the County to enter into an IMA with the Town of Bedford to transfer ownership of certain county roads (.24 miles of Jay Street and 3.03 miles of Bedford Center Road) and any related right-of-way to the Town; and related Capital Budget amendments (2) and bond acts (2) for Capital Projects RB073 and RB093.

B)__________HON. THOMAS ABINANTI: Leake and Watts Contract Extension: Forwarding a request from the Executive Director of Leake and Watts recommending that Westchester approve a 5 years extension of their contract for administering the Woodfield Cottage Secure Detention Facility in Valhalla.
C)__________HON. THOMAS ABINANTI: Health Department Functions: Forwarding a copy of a booklet entitled “Operational Definition of a Functional Local Health Department” from the National Association of County & City Health Officials.
D)__________HON. WILLIAM RYAN: Public Service Commission: Forwarding a letter from the Communications Workers of America, Local 1103, urging the Board to support Assembly Bill 9807, which would require the Public Service Commission to suspend its ongoing deregulatory proceedings.
E)__________HON. URSULA LA MOTTE: Highway Safety Activities: Forwarding a list from Northern Westchester Hospital Center of educational initiatives for Highway Safety Activities.
F)__________CLERK OF THE BOARD: Lead Agency Status: Establishment of lead agency for ball field improvements at Macy Park.

3) STANDING COMMITTEES

A)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR AND PARKS: Capital Budget Amendment: ACT______-2006: Act amending the County 2006 Capital Budget by increasing the appropriations for capital project RP002 by $150,000.

1)__________Bond Act: (BOND) ACT________-2006: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $350,000 in bonds to finance recreational area improvements to the Playland Ice Casino (RP002).

2)__________Capital Budget Amendment: ACT______-2006: Act amending the County 2006 Capital Budget by increasing the appropriations for capital project RGIP9 by $2,100,000.

3)__________Bond Act: (BOND) ACT________-2006: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $2,600,000 in bonds to finance asphalt resurfacing at Glen Island Park.

4)__________Public Hearing -Sewer District Modification: RES________-2006: Setting a Public Hearing on a proposed Act modifying the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District by the addition of thirty-six (36) parcels of property located in the Town of Yorktown. [Public Hearing set for ______________, 2006; at __________.m.; Act ________-2006]

5)__________Public Hearing -IMA: RES________-2006: Setting a Public Hearing on a proposed Local Law authorizing the County to enter into an IMA with the City of Rye whereby the County will lease property from the City and will contribute funds toward the construction of a skate park. [Public Hearing set for ______________, 2006; at __________.m.; Local Law Intro. ________-2006]

6)__________Bond Act: (BOND) ACT________-2006: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $920,000 in bonds to finance rehabilitation of the Westchester County Center (RCC04).

7)__________Capital Budget Amendment: ACT______-2006: Act amending the County 2006 Capital Budget by increasing the appropriations for capital project RBM01 by $960,000.

8)__________Bond Act: (BOND) ACT________-2006: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $960,000 in bonds to finance the cost of recreational area improvements at the Blue Mountain Sportsman Center (RBM01).

9)__________Capital Budget Amendment: ACT______-2006: Act amending the County 2006 Capital Budget by increasing the appropriations for capital project RKD01 by $2,500,000.

10)_________Bond Act: (BOND) ACT________-2006: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of bonds in an amount not to exceed $2,800,000 to finance the upgrading and replacement of aging infrastructure at Kensico Dam Plaza (RKD01).

B)__________COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATION: Public Internet Protection Act: Local Law Intro. 4-2006: Local Law requiring all commercial businesses in Westchester County offering or utilizing public Internet access and/or maintaining personal information and using a wireless network to have a secure network to protect the public from potential identity theft and other risks related to computer use.

1)__________Public Hearing-Alternate date for valuation of real property: RES______2006: Setting a Public Hearing on a proposed Local Law creating an option for local towns to elect to use an alternate date for the valuation of real property in Westchester County by local option. [Public Hearing set for ______________, 2006; at __________.m.; Act ________-2006].

E)__________COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS: Soil & Water Conservation District Appointment: RES______2006: Resolution confirming the appointment of Cesare Manfredi, P.E. as a member of the Westchester County Soil & Water Conservation District’s Board of Directors.

1)__________RES______2006: Board of Plumbing Examiners Appointment: Resolution confirming the appointment of Gerard J. Pettit, P.E., as a member of the Westchester County Board of Plumbing Examiners.

2)__________RES______2006: Council for Seniors Reappointment: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Lorenzo Brown, as a District 9 member of the Westchester County Council for Seniors.

3)__________RES______2006: Council for Seniors Reappointment: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Goody Sculky, as a District 6 member of the Westchester County Council for Seniors.

4)__________RES______2006: Council for Seniors Reappointment: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Jim Cronk, as a District 1 member of the Westchester County Council for Seniors.

5)__________RES______2006: Domestic Violence Council Reappointment: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Marion LaFranco, Deputy Commissioner of Social Services, as an At-Large member of the Westchester County Domestic Violence Council.

8) MOTIONS, RESOLUTIONS:
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 7

SI-1)  COMMUNICATIONS:

A)__________COUNTY EXECUTIVE:  Property ConveyanceAct authorizing the conveyance of approximately 1.8 acres of County property in the Town of Mt. Pleasant to Pep’e Fareri One LLC for a purchase price of $800,000.
1)__________Agreement with WCHCC:  Act authorizing the County to enter into an agreement with WCHCC whereby the County will monitor the day to day operations of various service contracts with outside vendors, reimburse WCHCC approximately $1,200,000 for such contracts and provide approximately $500,000 in additional services to WCHCC.
2)__________IMA:  Act authorizing the County to enter into an IMA with the Village of Mamaroneck with regard to the rehabilitation of sanitary sewers.
3)__________Easement Agreement:  Act authorizing the County to consent to the assignment of an easement agreement for ingress and egress over property situated near the intersection of Route 100 and Route 35 in the Town of Somers.
4)__________Easement Agreement:  Act authorizing the County to grant a perpetual easement to the City of Yonkers for the operation and maintenance of a sewer main on lands of Westchester County south of McLean Avenue in the City of Yonkers.
5)__________Budget Amendment:  Act amending the 2005 County Operating Budget to fund an increase to the appropriation in the Miscellaneous Budget, Contribution 6-N Fund.

B)__________HON. LOIS BRONZ:  Solid Waste Law:  Forwarding a request from Edward Malone, Treasurer of Brookfield, with regard to meeting with a legislative committee to discuss changes that have occurred since the enactment of the Solid Waste Law.
C)__________HON. MICHAEL KAPLOWITZ:  Fair Share for Healthcare:  Resolution endorsing the “Fair Share for Healthcare” proposal and calling on both houses of the State Legislature to pass this bill in the 2006 legislative session.

SI-3)  STANDING COMMITTEES:

A)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS:  Capital Budget Amendment:  ACT________-2006:  Act amending the County 2006 Capital Budget for project T0027 Automated Scheduling System by increasing the appropriation by $200,000.

1)__________ACT_____-2006:  Designation of Attorney:  Act designating an attorney to be retained to represent Bridget Gladwin, former Deputy Commissioner of the Department of Correction, in the lawsuit entitled, Pauline Deans v. Andrew Spano et al.

2)__________RES_____-2006:  Setting a Public Hearing on a Lease Agreement:  Setting a Public Hearing on a proposed Local Law Authorizing the County to enter into a lease agreement with Signature Flight Support Corporation for space at the Westchester County Airport.  [Public Hearing set for ____________, 2006; at _______.m.; LOCAL LAW INTRO_______-2006]

3)__________RES_____-2006:  Alternative Minimum Tax:  Resolution requesting the Federal Delegation aggressively seek to reform the Alternative Minimum Tax to reduce the burden on Westchester taxpayers.

4)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON FAMILY, HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES:  ACT_____-2006:  Pay Plan Amendment-Social Services:  Act establishing personnel rules in Westchester County service and adopting classification of positions and schedules of pay.

E)__________COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS:  Soil & Water Conservation Board Appointment:  RES______-2006:  Resolution confirming the appointment of Susan E. Carpenter as a member of the Westchester County Soil & Water Conservation Board.

1)__________RES_____-2006:  Domestic Violence Council Appointment:  Resolution confirming the appointment of Louis G. Conte as a member of the Westchester County Domestic Violence Council.

2)__________RES______-2006:  Hispanic Advisory Board Reappointment:  Resolution confirming the reappointment of Joaquin F. Alemany as a member of the Westchester County Hispanic Advisory Board.

3)__________RES______-2006:  Board of Health Reappointment:  Resolution confirming the reappointment of William Davis as a City of Mount Vernon representative member of the Westchester County Board of Health.

4)__________RES______-2006:  Women’s Advisory Board Reappointment:  Resolution confirming the reappointment of Reina Schriffrin as an At-Large member of the Westchester County Women’s Advisory Board.

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

A)__________Memorial Resolutions:  RES 35-2006: 

Mr. BurtonLyn Roessler, Nedra Barrett
Mr. Kaplowitz:  Patricia Joan Mrsich, James T. Whalen, Colonel Harry C. Harvey, Marguerite Moser Kueng
Ms. Stewart-Cousins:  Ethel Harmon
Mr. Abinanti:  Stanley Shear