MINUTES
COUNTY BOARD OF LEGISLATORS

APRIL 24, 2006 (7:00 P.M.)

The County Board of Legislators met pursuant to adjournment.

The Honorable William J. Ryan in the Chair.

The Chair opened the meeting with the salute to our flag and an invocation.

The roll call resulted as follows:

Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado Bronz, Burrows, Burton, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Young, Chair – 16.

Absent: Swanson – 1.

Motion – Approval of Minutes. Mr. Rogowsky moved that the minutes of April 10, 2006 (Regular Meeting) be approved – Carried.

Mr. Rogowsky moved to suspend the regular order of business for the purpose of holding four public hearings – Carried

The Clerk presented proof of publication of notice of the Public Hearing and read the rules for its conduct.

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.

There were no speakers.

No other person wishing to be heard, Mr. Rogowsky moved to close the Public Hearing and resume the regular order of business.

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.

There were no speakers

No other person wishing to be heard, Mr. Rogowsky moved to close the Public Hearing and resume the regular order of business.

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.

There were no speakers.

No other person wishing to be heard, Mr. Rogowsky moved to close the Public Hearing and resume the regular order of business.

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.

There was one speaker.

No other person wishing to be heard, Mr. Rogowsky moved to close the Public Hearing and resume the regular order of business.

COMMUNICATION: 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 was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Public Safety and Security.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: 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 was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Public Safety and Security.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of up to $195,000 in bonds to finance capital project BPS11 – Heavy Equipment was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Public Works, Transportation, Labor and Parks.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: 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) was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of up to $1,266,000 to finance WCC73 Technology Upgrade was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of up to $100,000 to finance WCC71 Satellite Space and Technology Improvements was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of up to $3,600,000 to finance T001N Transit Bus Replacements (Bus Acquisition Program) was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Public Works, Transportation, Labor and Parks.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of up to $550,000 to finance B0073 Roof Replacement, 112 East Post Road was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Public Works, Transportation, Labor and Parks.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: 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 was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Family, Health, and Human Services.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Certiorari Refunds: Forwarding an information package of court-ordered certiorari refunds to be paid by the Commissioner of Finance was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Acceptance of Gift: Acceptance of a gift of a John Deere tractor with cab and loader to be donated to Muscoot Farm was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Resolution appointing James San Marco as a member of the Westchester County Youth Board was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Appointments.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Appointment: Resolution appointing Michael Abraham as a member of the Westchester County Youth Board was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Appointments.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Appointment: Resolution appointing Fr. Richard R. Alejunas as a member of the Westchester County Youth Board was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Appointments.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Reappointment: Resolution reappointing Grace Byrd as a District 16 representative member of the Westchester County Council for Seniors was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Appointments.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Resolution appointing Charles F. Brady as a District 17 representative member of the Westchester County Council for Seniors was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Appointments.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Reappointment: Resolution reappointing Jean Schwartz as a District 10 representative member of the Westchester County Council for Seniors was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Appointments.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Reappointment: Resolution reappointing William Barnes as a member of the Westchester County Fire Advisory Board was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Appointments.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Appointment: Resolution appointing Thomas M. Cain as a member of the Westchester County Fire Advisory Board was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Appointments.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Appointment: Resolution appointing John H. Khader as a member of the Westchester County Taxi & Limousine Commission was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Appointments.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Reappointment: Resolution reappointing Michael Breen as a member of the Westchester County Taxi & Limousine Commission was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Appointments.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Reappointment: Resolution reappointing Barry Kramer as a member of the Westchester County Human Rights Commission was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Appointments.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Reappointment: Resolution reappointing Rosemary J. Uzzo as a member of the Westchester County Human Rights Commission was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Appointments.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Reappointment:
Resolution reappointing George Castellanos as a member of the Westchester County Human Rights Commission was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Appointments.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Reappointment:
Resolution reappointing Mayo G. Bartlett, Esq. as a member of the Westchester County Human Rights Commission was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Appointments.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Reappointment:
Resolution reappointing Yolanda Infante as a member of the Westchester County Hispanic Advisory Board was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Appointments.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Appointment:
Resolution appointing Maria Perez as an At Large member of the Westchester County Women’s Advisory Board was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Appointments.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Reappointment:
Resolution reappointing The Honorable Vito Pinto as a member of the Westchester County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Board was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Appointments.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Budget Transfer: Resolution transferring funds with various departments in the amount of $3,659,949 was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Budget Transfer: Resolution transferring funds within the Budget for the various Sewer and Water Districts in the amount of $85,811 was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Budget Transfer: Act amending the 2005 County Operating Budget transferring funds between departments totaling $6,747,800 was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: 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) was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Public Works, Transportation, Labor and Parks.

COMMUNICATION: 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.” was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Family, Health and Human Services.

COMMUNICATION: 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 was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations, the Committee on Legislation, and the Committee on Public Works, Transportation, Labor and Parks.

COMMUNICATION: HON. JUDY MYERS: Illegal Dumping: Forwarding correspondence with regard to illegal dumping at Lents Cove Park was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.

COMMUNICATION: 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 was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations, the Committee on Environment and Energy, the Committee on Generational, Cultural and Ethnic Diversity, the Committee on Legislation and the Committee on Public Works, Transportation, Labor and Parks.

COMMUNICATION: HON. LOIS BRONZ: Smart Meters: Forwarding correspondence from Con Edison in response to Board Resolution 20-2006, with regard to smart meters was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.

COMMUNICATION: 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 was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMUNICATION: 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 was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Appointments.

COMMUNICATION: 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 was on the motion of Mr. Rogowsky received, filed and referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.

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

On the motion of Mr. Abinanti, seconded by Mr. Pinto the above captioned item was Tabled by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Bronz, Burrows, Burton, LaMotte, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Young, Chair - 14

NAY: Mr. Kaplowitz – 1

Mr. Maisano was out for the vote.

On the motion of Mr. Oros, seconded by Mr. Pinto the above captioned item was removed from the table by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Bronz, Burrows, Burton, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Young, Chair – 15

NAY: None

Mr. Maisano was out for the vote.

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Bronz, Burrows, Burton, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Young, Chair – 15

NAY: None

Mr. Maisano was out for the vote.

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS: IMA-City of Rye-Environmental: RES 51-2006: 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.

On the motion of Ms. Stewart-Cousins, seconded by Mr. Pinto the above captioned item was Tabled by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Bronz, Burrows, Burton, LaMotte, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Young, Chair - 14

NAY: Mr. Kaplowitz – 1

Mr. Maisano was out for the vote.

On the motion of Mr. Pinto, seconded by Ms. Stewart-Cousins, the above captioned item was removed from the table by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Bronz, Burrows, Burton, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Young, Chair – 15

NAY: None

Mr. Maisano was out for the vote.

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Bronz, Burrows, Burton, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Young, Chair – 15

NAY: None

Mr. Maisano was out for the vote.

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS: 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.

On the motion of Ms. Stewart-Cousins, seconded by Mr. Pinto the
above captioned item was Tabled by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Bronz, Burrows, Burton, LaMotte, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Young, Chair - 14

NAY: Mr. Kaplowitz – 1

Mr. Maisano was out for the vote.

On the motion of Mr. Pinto, seconded by Ms. Stewart-Cousins, the above captioned item was removed from the table by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Bronz, Burrows, Burton, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Young, Chair – 15

NAY: None

Mr. Maisano was out for the vote.

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Bronz, Burrows, Burton, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Young, Chair – 15

NAY: None

Mr. Maisano was out for the vote.

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT 65-2006: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $100,000 in bonds to finance construction of a permanent public skateboard park and related improvements. (BLA01)

On the motion of Ms. Stewart-Cousins, seconded by Mr. Pinto the above captioned item was Tabled by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Bronz, Burrows, Burton, LaMotte, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Young, Chair - 14

NAY: Mr. Kaplowitz – 1

Mr. Maisano was out for the vote.

On the motion of Mr. Pinto, seconded by Ms. Stewart-Cousins, the above captioned item was removed from the table by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Bronz, Burrows, Burton, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Young, Chair – 15

NAY: None

Mr. Maisano was out for the vote.

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Bronz, Burrows, Burton, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Young, Chair – 15

NAY: None

Mr. Maisano was out for the vote.

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.

On the motion of Mr. Rogowsky, the following item was recommitted.

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS: Easement Rights: ACT 66-2006: 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.

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Bronz, Burrows, Burton, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT 67-2006: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $1,320,000 to finance SPK74 Pump Station Rehabilitation Program – Mill Street Pump Station.

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Bronz, Burrows, Burton, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT 68-2006: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $2,750,000 to finance SNR75 Pump Station Rehabilitation – New Rochelle Sewer District.

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Bronz, Burrows, Burton, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY & SECURITY: IMAs-RICI System: ACT 69-2006: Act authorizing the County to enter into IMAs for provision of access to the Repository for Integrated Criminalistic Information (RICI) System.

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Bronz, Burrows, Burton, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY & SECURITY: TraCS Agreement: ACT 70-2006: 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.

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Bronz, Burrows, Burton, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY & SECURITY IMAs-Shuttle Buses: ACT 71-2006: 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.

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Bronz, Burrows, Burton, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON GENERATIONAL, CULTURAL AND ETHNIC DIVERSITY: IMAs- Invest-in-Kids: ACT 72-2006: 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.

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Bronz, Burrows, Burton, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS: Tourist Promotion Agency: RES 52-2006: Resolution designating the Westchester County Office of Tourism as the “Tourist Promotion Agency” for Westchester County for fiscal year 2006-2007.

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.


COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS: ACT 73-2006: Budget Amendment: Act amending the 2005 County Operating Budget to fund an increase to the appropriation in the Miscellaneous Budget, Contribution 6-N Fund.

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Bronz, Burrows, Burton, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS: ACT 74-2006: 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.

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Bronz, Burrows, Burton, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS : Easement Agreement-Environmental: RES 53-2006: Resolution finding no significant impact on the environment from this project (Putnam Right-of-Way/Yonkers Gateway Motel)

Mr. Alvarado presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS: Easement Agreement: ACT 75-2006: 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.

Mr. Alvarado presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Bronz, Burrows, Burton, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY & SECURITY: IMAs-STOP-DWI: ACT 76-2006: Act authorizing the County to enter into IMAs with municipalities within Westchester County for the operation of the STOP-DWI Patrol/Datamaster Project.

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Bronz, Burrows, Burton, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

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.

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Local Law and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Local Law adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Rogowsky, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Bronz, Burrows, Burton, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Young, Chair – 16

NAY: None

Memorial Resolutions: RES 54 2006:

Mr. Abinanti: Robert Alter.
Ms. Spreckman: Nicholas J. Vitulli, Beverly Levine, Nancy Lynn Zachareas.
Ms. LaMotte: Marilyn Cohen, Deanne M. Fuller, Jean P. Tilt, Angela Moore
Mr. Pinto: Mary C. Booker, Helen L. Buccheri, Eric Fatigate
Ms. Myers: Jarrid Amico
Mr. Burton & Mr. Kaplowitz: John O’Haggan
Mr. Rogowsky & All Legislators: James Carrera
Mr. Kaplowitz: Robert Klausner, Theresa Rodrigues, Anthony Patierno
Ms. Bronz: Seymour Stein, Calliopi Angela Philippidis
Ms. Stewart-Cousins & Mr. Burrows: Brian Heymann
Ms. Stewart-Cousins: George Mookken
Mr. Burrows: Mrs. Ridey

MOTIONS, RESOLUTIONS:

6th District (Mr. Rogowsky): Move that when the Board adjourns, it adjourns to meet on May 8, 2006 at 7 p.m.

On MOTION of Legislator Rogowsky,
The Board adjourns.