LEGISLATIVE MEETING AGENDA

For Monday, April 24, 2006, 7pm
(Posted 04/18/06)

COUNTY BOARD OF LEGISLATORS
CALENDAR 8

PUBLIC COMMENT

MINUTES: April 10, 2006 (Regular Meeting)

A)__________PUBLIC HEARING: COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS: Sewer District Modification: ACT 56-2006: Proposed Act modifying the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer district by the addition of thirty-six (36) parcels of property located in the Town of Yorktown.

B)__________PUBLIC HEARING: COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS: IMA: LOCAL LAW INTRO. 5-2006: 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.

C)__________PUBLIC HEARING: COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS: Lease Agreement: LOCAL LAW INTRO. 6-2006: Proposed Local Law authorizing the County to enter into a lease agreement with Signature Flight Support Corporation for space at the Westchester County Airport.

D)__________PUBLIC HEARING: COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATION: Alternate date for valuation of real property: LOCAL: LAW INTRO. 7-2006: 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.

1) COMMUNICATIONS:

A)__________COUNTY EXECUTIVE: E911 Surcharge Funds: Proposed Act authorizing the expenditure of $2,100,000 in E911 surcharge funds for the operation of the E911 system in Westchester County for the year 2006.

1)__________Cell Phone Surcharge Funds: Proposed Act authorizing the expenditure of $4,263,120 in cell phone surcharge funds for the operation of the T-136 system in Westchester County for the year 2006.
2)__________Bond Act: Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of up to $195,000 in bonds to finance capital project BPS11 – Heavy Equipment.
3)__________Bond Act: Proposed Act rescinding bonding authorization for WCC72 and amending the bond act for WCC53 to provide additional funding in an amount not to exceed $2,300,000 for the proposed new Gateway Building. (WCC53)
4)__________Bond Act: Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of up to $1,266,000 to finance WCC73 Technology Upgrade.
5)__________Bond Act: Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of up to $100,000 to finance WCC71 Satellite Space and Technology Improvements.
6)__________Bond Act: Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of up to $3,600,000 to finance T001N Transit Bus Replacements (Bus Acquisition Program).
7)__________Bond Act: Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of up to $550,000 to finance B0073 Roof Replacement, 112 East Post Road.
8)__________WCHCC Agreement: Proposed Act authorizing the County, through the Department of Health, to enter into an agreement with WCHCC for primary and oral health care services for individuals with HIV/AIDS.
9)__________Certiorari Refunds: Forwarding an information package of court-ordered certiorari refunds to be paid by the Commissioner of Finance.
10)_________Acceptance of Gift: Acceptance of a gift of a John Deere tractor with cab and loader to be donated to Muscoot Farm.

B)__________HON. WILLIAM RYAN: Court Decision: Forwarding a copy of the court decision in the matter of “Stephan Wislocki, pro se and Gordon A. Burrows, in his capacity as a legislator of Westchester County – against –The County of Westchester, The Westchester County Board of Acquisition, Kevin P. Mahon, as Commissioner of the Department of Social Services of Westchester County and Volunteers of America Greater New York, Inc.”

C)__________HON. JUDY MYERS: IDA Legislation: Forwarding a letter from the Westchester-Putnam Counties AFL-CIO Central Labor Body urging support for proposed legislation which would regulate the awarding of tax incentives and abatements from IDAs.
D)__________HON. JUDY MYERS: Illegal Dumping: Forwarding correspondence with regard to illegal dumping at Lents Cove Park.
E)__________HON. LOIS BRONZ: New Castle Sewer Modification: Forwarding correspondence from Patricia McDow, Yonkers City Council Majority Leader, with regard to the New Castle Sewer Modification proposal.
F)__________HON. LOIS BRONZ: Smart Meters: Forwarding correspondence from Con Edison in response to Board Resolution 20-2006, with regard to smart meters.
G)__________COUNTY ATTORNEY: Compromise of Claim: Proposed Act authorizing the County Attorney to compromise the claim of Westchester County to be reimbursed for health care expenditures paid to or on behalf of a County employee.
H)__________HON. WILLIAM RYAN & HON. VITO PINTO: Request For Waiver: Forwarding a Resolution and back-up correspondence with regard to a request for a waiver from James Morris.

3) STANDING COMMITTEES

A)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS: Sewer District Modification: ACT 56-2006: Proposed Act modifying the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer district by the addition of thirty-six (36) parcels of property located in the Town of Yorktown

1)__________IMA-City of Rye-Environmental: RES________-2006: Resolution finding that there will be no adverse impact on the environment from the IMA and the construction of the proposed skate park to be constructed by the City of Rye.

2)__________IMA-City of Rye: LOCAL LAW INTRO. 5-2006: 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.

3)__________Bond Act: (BOND) ACT________-2006: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $100,000 in bonds to finance construction of a permanent public skateboard park and related improvements. (BLA01)

4)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS: Lease Agreement: LOCAL LAW INTRO. 6-2006: Local Law authorizing the County to enter into a lease agreement with Signature Flight Support Corporation for space at the Westchester County Airport.

5)__________Easement Rights: ACT________-2006: Act authorizing the County to release and terminate certain easement rights in favor of the County over real property owned by RAE Park Associates, Inc. and the acceptance of a utility easement from RAE Park Associates, Inc.

6)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT________-2006: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $1,320,000 to finance SPK74 Pump Station Rehabilitation Program – Mill Street Pump Station.

7)__________Bond Act: (BOND) ACT________-2006: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $2,750,000 to finance SNR75 Pump Station Rehabilitation – New Rochelle Sewer District.

8)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY & SECURITY: IMAs-RICI System: ACT________-2006: Act authorizing the County to enter into IMAs for provision of access to the Repository for Integrated Criminalistic Information (RICI) System.

9)__________TraCS Agreement: ACT________-2006: Act authorizing the County to continue to enter into Use and Dissemination Agreements with local municipalities in connection with the New York State Traffic and Criminal Software (“TraCS”) program.

10)_________IMAs-Shuttle Buses: ACT________-2006: Act authorizing the County through the Department of Emergency Services, to enter into IMAs with municipalities within the County for the use of County-owned shuttle buses.

11)_________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON GENERATIONAL, CULTURAL AND ETHNIC DIVERSITY: IMAs- Invest-in-Kids: ACT________-2006: Act authorizing the county to enter into IMAs with various Westchester County municipalities for the provision of services under the County’s Urban Youth Initiative “Invest-in-Kids” Program.

B)__________COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATION: Alternate date for valuation of real property: LOCAL LAW INTRO. 7-2006: 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.

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 8

SI-1)  COMMUNICATIONS:

A)__________COUNTY EXECUTIVE:  AppointmentResolution appointing James San Marco as a member of the Westchester County Youth Board.
1)__________AppointmentResolution appointing Michael Abraham Marco as a member of the Westchester County Youth Board.
2)__________AppointmentResolution appointing Fr. Richard R. Alejunas as a member of the Westchester County Youth Board.
3)__________ReappointmentResolution reappointing Grace Byrd as a District 16 representative member of the Westchester County Council for Seniors.
4)__________AppointmentResolution appointing Charles F. Brady as a District 17 representative member of the Westchester County Council for Seniors.
5)__________ReappointmentResolution reappointing Jean Schwartz as a District 10 representative member of the Westchester County Council for Seniors.
6)__________ReappointmentResolution reappointing William Barnes as a member of the Westchester County Fire Advisory Board.
7)__________AppointmentResolution appointing Thomas M. Cain as a member of the Westchester County Fire Advisory Board.
8)__________AppointmentResolution appointing John H. Khader as a member of the Westchester County Taxi & Limousine Commission.
9)__________ReappointmentResolution reappointing Michael Breen as a member of the Westchester County Taxi & Limousine Commission.
10)_________ReappointmentResolution reappointing Barry Kramer as a member of the Westchester County Human Rights Commission.
11)_________ReappointmentResolution reappointing Rosemary J. Uzzo as a member of the Westchester County Human Rights Commission.

12)_________ReappointmentResolution reappointing George Castellanos as a member of the Westchester County Human Rights Commission.
13)_________ReappointmentResolution reappointing Mayo G. Bartlett, Esq. as a member of the Westchester County Human Rights Commission.
14)_________ReappointmentResolution reappointing Yolanda Infante as a member of the Westchester County Hispanic Advisory Board.
15)_________AppointmentResolution appointing Maria Perez as an At Large member of the Westchester County Women’s Advisory Board.
16)_________ReappointmentResolution reappointing The Honorable Vito Pinto as a member of the Westchester County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Board.
17)_________Budget Transfer:  Resolution transferring finds with various departments in the amount of $3,659,949.
18)_________Budget Transfer:  Resolution transferring funds within the Budget for the various Sewer and Water Districts in the amount of $85,811.
19)_________Budget Transfer:  Act amending the 2005 County Operating Budget transferring funds between departments totaling $6,747,800.
20)_________Bond Act:  Act authorizing the issuance of up to $3,721,000 in bonds to finance the cost of partial reconstruction at 112 East Post Road (B0029).

B)__________HON. WILLIAM RYAN:  Telecommunications Policy:  Forwarding correspondence from the Public Service Commission with regard to the transition to intermodal competition in the provision of telecommunications services..

SI-3)  STANDING COMMITTEES:

A)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS:  Tourist Promotion AgencyRES_______-2006:  Resolution designating the Westchester County Office of Tourism as the “Tourist Promotion Agency” for Westchester County for fiscal year 2006-2007.

1)__________ACT_____-2006:  Budget Amendment:  Act amending the 2005 County Operating Budget to fund an increase to the appropriation in the Miscellaneous Budget, Contribution 6-N Fund.

2)__________ACT_____-2006:  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.

3)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS :  Easement Agreement-Environmental:  RES_____-2006:  Resolution finding no significant impact on the environment from this project (Putnam Right-of-Way/Yonkers Gateway Motel)

4)__________Easement Agreement:  ACT_____-2006:  Act authorizing the County to grant an easement to Yonkers Gateway Motel over a portion of the Putnam Right-of-Way for ingress and egress, in return for which the Motel will grant a similar easement to the County for use by the South County Trailway.

5)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY & SECURITY:  IMAs-STOP-DWI:  ACT________-2006:  Act authorizing the County to enter into IMAs with municipalities within Westchester County for the operation of the STOP-DWI Patrol/Datamaster Project.

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

A)__________Memorial Resolutions:  RES       -2006: 

Mr. Abinanti:  Robert Alter.
Ms. Spreckman:  Nicholas J. Vitulli, Beverly Levine, Nancy Lynn Zachareas.