LEGISLATIVE MEETING AGENDA

For Monday, May 8, 2006, 7pm
(Posted 05/03/06; Revised 05/08/06)

COUNTY BOARD OF LEGISLATORS
CALENDAR 10

PUBLIC COMMENT

MINUTES: April 24, 2006 (Regular Meeting) and April 26, 2006 (Special Meeting)

1)       COMMUNICATIONS: 

A)__________COUNTY EXECUTIVE:  ReappointmentProposed Resolution reappointing Morton J. David as a member of the Westchester County Taxi and Limousine Commission.
1)__________Appointment:  Proposed Resolution appointing Jean Anderson as a member of the Westchester County Youth Board.
2)__________ReappointmentProposed Resolution reappointing Daniella Furtick Jackson as a member of the Westchester County African American Advisory Board.
3)__________ReappointmentProposed Resolution reappointing Merville C. Marshall, Jr., M.D. as a member of the Westchester County African American Advisory Board.
4)__________Appointment:  Proposed Resolution appointing James J. Vanoli, P.E. as a member of the Westchester County Refuse Disposal District No. 1 Advisory Board.
5)__________Appointment:  Proposed Resolution appointing Milagros Lecuona as a member of the Westchester County Planning Board.
6)__________Reappointment:  Proposed Resolution reappointing Dwight Douglas as a member of the Westchester County Planning Board.
7)__________Reappointment:  Proposed Resolution reappointing Cheryl Winter-Lewy as a member of the Westchester County Planning Board.
8)__________Reappointment:  Proposed Resolution reappointing Harry O. Bright as a member of the Westchester County Human Rights Commission.
9)__________Reappointment:  Proposed Resolution reappointing Gwenette E. Cort as a District 8 representative member of the Westchester County Women’s Advisory Board.
10)_________Reappointment:  Proposed Resolution reappointing Lottie Harris as a member of the Westchester County Women’s Advisory Board.

B)__________HON. WILLIAM RYAN:  Lead Agency StatusForwarding a copy of a Town of New Castle Resolution declaring the town’s intent to act as the Lead Agency for the purpose of reviewing the environmental impacts of the Chappaqua Crossing project under SEQRA.
C)__________CLERK OF THE BOARDWCHCC Bond Rating:  Forwarding an article from Ratings Direct regarding Standard & Poor’s bond rating for WCHCC.
D)__________HON. GEORGE OROSGasoline Tax:  Forwarding a draft Resolution to eliminate the collection of county sales tax on the sale of gasoline.
E)__________HON. THOMAS ABINANTIICLEI Standards:  Forwarding a packet of information with regard to the ICLEI (International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives) standards.

3)       STANDING COMMITTEES

A)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS:  Property TransferRES________-2006Resolution in support of transferring waterfront property at the Montrose V.A. site to New York State and the main roadway to the Town of Cortlandt.

1)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS, COMMITTEE ON FAMILY, HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS:  Fair Share for HealthcareRES________-2006Resolution endorsing the Fair Share for Healthcare proposal (A10583, S7090) and urging its passage.

2)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS:  Retention of Outside Counsel:  ACT________-2006:  Act authorizing the County to retain the law firm of Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell LLP for the provision of outside counsel services in connection with various legal issues related to the Westchester County Airport.

3)__________Easement Agreement:  ACT________-2006:  Act authorizing the County to consent to the assignment of an easement agreement for ingress and egress near the intersection of Route 100 and Route 35 in the Town of Somers.

4)__________Bond Act:  (BOND) ACT________-2006:  Act authorizing the issuance of up to $250,000 in bonds to finance the cost of partial reconstruction of the Westerleigh Road Bridge over Blind Brook in Harrison.  (RB01N)

5)__________Capital Budget Amendment:  ACT________-2006:  Act amending the County 2006 Capital Budget by increasing the appropriations for Capital Project BES06 by $425,000.

6)__________Bond Act:  (BOND) ACT______-2006:  Act authorizing the issuance of up to $425,000 in bonds to finance the cost of construction of improvements to the Fire Training Center at the Grasslands Reservation in Valhalla.

7)__________Budget Transfers:  ACT________-2006:  Act amending the 2005 County Operating Budget by transferring $6,747,800 within departments.

B)__________COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIONFinancial Disclosure:  RES________-2006:  Setting a Public Hearing on a proposed Local Law amending the Laws of Westchester County to provide for a separate financial form for individuals who serve on County Boards, commissions and advisory councils and to impose greater penalties for failure to comply with financial disclosure requirements.  [Public Hearing set for _________________, 2006; at ________m.; Local Law Intro._______-2006]

E)__________COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTSWaiver Approval:  RES________-2006:  Resolution approving the request of James C. Morris for a waiver to accept employment with Malcolm Pirnie Inc.

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 10

SI-1)  COMMUNICATIONS:

A)__________COUNTY EXECUTIVE:  ReappointmentResolution reappointing Celia Fishman as a member of the Westchester County Emergency Medical Services Advisory Board.
1)__________ReappointmentResolution reappointing Michael Miller as a member of the Westchester County Traffic Safety Board.
2)__________ReappointmentResolution reappointing Richard Newhouse as a member of the Westchester County Traffic Safety Board.
3)__________ReappointmentResolution reappointing Hugh Greechan, Jr. as member of the Westchester County Traffic Safety Board.
4)__________AppointmentResolution appointing Shelley  Weintraub as a member of the Westchester County Housing Opportunity Commission.
5)__________Bond ActProposed Act authorizing the issuance of up to $500,000 in bonds to finance the cost of improvements at county-owned shelter facilities.  (BSS10)
6)__________Bond ActProposed Bond Act authorizing the issuance of up to $2,800,000 in bonds to finance the Pump Station Rehabilitation Program New Rochelle Sanitary Sewer District.  (SNR75)
7)__________Bond ActProposed Act authorizing the issuance of up to $950,000 in bonds to finance the Peekskill Waste Water Treatment Plant Boiler Replacement and Aeration System Upgrade.  (SPK09)
8)__________Bond ActProposed Act authorizing the issuance of up to $700,000 in bonds to finance the Pump Station Rehabilitation Program-Mamaroneck Sanitary Sewer District.  (SMO75)
9)__________Bond ActProposed Act authorizing the issuance of up to $850,000 in bonds to finance the purchase of Computer Equipment.  (BIT06)
10)_________Bond ActProposed Act authorizing the issuance of up to $1,400,000 in bonds to finance the Network Infrastructure Upgrade.  (BIT17)
11)__________Collective Bargaining Agreement – WCC:  Proposed Act approving certain financial terms and conditions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement for those employees of Westchester County represented by the Westchester Community College Federation of Teachers.
12)__________Sewer District Modification:  Proposed Act modifying the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District by the addition of nine (9) parcels of property located in the Town of Yorktown.
13)__________Bond Act:  Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of up to $3,550,000 in bonds to finance the Security System Integration Project – Jail Division (BCR47).
14)__________Bond Act:  Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of up to $600,000 in bonds to finance Capital Project BCR24 - County Jail Renovation.
15)__________Bond Act:  Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of up to $300,000 in bonds to finance Capital Project BCR19 – Life Safety Improvements.
16)__________Bond Act:  Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of up to $125,000 in bonds to finance Capital Project BCR46.
17)__________Bond Act:  Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of up to $1,440,000 in bonds to finance Capital Project RCG01 – Croton Gorge Bridge Rehabilitation.
18)__________Bond Act:  Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of up to $500,000 to finance Capital Project RGP04 – Park Wide Boiler Replacement.
19)_________Bond Act:  Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of up to $900,000 in bonds to finance Capital Project RGP08 – General Infrastructure Heavy Vehicle Replacement.
20)__________Bond Act:  Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of up to $1,315,000 in bonds to finance Capital Project RMUS3 – Muscoot Farms Improvements III.
21)__________WCHCC Agreement:  Proposed Act authorizing the County, through its Department of Laboratories and Research, to enter into an agreement with WCHCC for clinical analyses, toxicological, environmental, microbiological, forensic science and public health lab services.
22)__________Reappointment:  Resolution reappointing Richard Biondi as a member of the Westchester County Transportation Board.

23)__________Reappointment:  Resolution reappointing CarLa Horton as a member of the Westchester County Domestic Violence Council.
24)__________Reappointment:  Resolution reappointing Robert Spivak as a member of the Westchester County Taxi and Limousine Commission.

B)__________CLERK OF THE BOARD:  Forwarding a memorandum and corresponding SEQR from the Commissioner of Planning with regard to the establishment of lead agency for various projects and modifications to the Airport Layout Plan at Westchester County Airport.

SI-3)  STANDING COMMITTEES:

A)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITYCell Phone Surcharge Funds:  ACT________-2006:  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.

1)__________E911 Surcharge Funds:  ACT_____-2006:  Act authorizing the expenditure of $2,100,000 in Enhanced 911 (E911) surcharge funds for the operation of the E911 system in Westchester County for the year 2006.

2)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON FAMILY, HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES:  Agreement with WCHCC:  ACT_____-2006:  Act authorizing the County acting by and through the Department of Health, to enter into an agreement with the WCHCC whereby WCHCC shall provide primary and oral health care services for Westchester, Rockland and Putnam County individuals with HIV/AIDS.

3)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR AND PARKS:  Sewer District Modification (Setting Public Hearing):  RES________-2006:  Setting a Public Hearing on a proposed Act modifying the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District by the addition of nine (9) parcels of property located in the Town of Yorktown.  [Public Hearing set for ______________, 2006; at ____m. ;  Act_______-2006].

4)__________IMAs:  ACT________-2006:  Act authorizing the County to enter into IMAs with any municipality located in Westchester for the use of County-owned shuttle and Para Transit vans.

5)__________Bond Act:  (BOND) ACT________-2006:  Amended Bond Act in the total amount of $1,160,000 for Capital Project B0020 Installation of Emergency Generators – 112 East Post Road/85 Court Street.

6)__________Bond Act:  (BOND) ACT________-2006:  Act authorizing $400,000 in bonds to finance Capital Project SPS08 North Yonkers Pump Station:  54” Forcemain Surge Chamber.

7)__________IMA:  ACT________-2006:  Act authorizing the County to enter into an IMA with the Village of Mamaroneck whereby the County shall conduct an engineering investigation and study with regard to infiltration and inflow of stormwater into sanitary sewers and the Village shall cooperate with the investigation and rehabilitate the sanitary sewers identified by the study.

8)__________Bond Act:  (BOND) ACT:  Act authorizing $200,000 in bonds to finance Capital Project RB01J – Pleasantville Road over Pocantico River, Briarcliff Manor.

9)__________Bond Act:  (BOND) ACT:  Act authorizing $825,000 to finance Capital Project SBB06 – Blind Brook Performance Maintenance.

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

A)__________Memorial Resolutions:  RES       -2006: 

Ms. Stewart-Cousins:  Jeanne Everett Herbert
Ms. Spreckman:  Catherine C. Peluso
Mr. Abinanti:  Hugh Frankenthaler, Bob Lee
Mr. Oros:  Muriel Rubenfeld
Ms. LaMotte:  Vincent F. Ciampi, Howard A. Newman, Clarence W. Smith, Victoria Margaret Haight, Saul A. Shapiro
Mr. Pinto & Ms. Swanson:  Michael Schiavone
Mr. Pinto:  Frank Fusco