LEGISLATIVE MEETING AGENDA

For Monday, May 22, 2006, 7pm
(Posted 05/19/06; Revised 05/23/06)

COUNTY BOARD OF LEGISLATORS
CALENDAR 11

PUBLIC COMMENT

MINUTES:  May 8, 2006 (Regular Meeting)

A)__________PUBLIC HEARING:  COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIONFinancial Disclosure:  Local Law Intro. 8-2006:  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.

B)__________PUBLIC HEARING:  COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR AND PARKS:  Sewer District Modification:  ACT 86-2006:  Proposed Act modifying the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District by the addition of nine (9) parcels of property located in the Town of Yorktown.

1)       COMMUNICATIONS: 

A)__________COUNTY EXECUTIVE:  AppointmentAppointing Marion S. Sinek as a District 4 representative member of the Westchester County Women’s Advisory Board.
1)__________Reappointment:  Reappointing Barbara Jaffe as an At-Large member of the Westchester County Women’s Advisory Board.
2)__________ReappointmentReappointing John F. Pasquerella as a member of the Westchester County Electrical Licensing Board.
3)__________ReappointmentReappointing Larry Wilson as a member of the Westchester County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Board.
4)__________Reappointment:  Reappointing Tom Secunda as a member of the Westchester County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Board.
5)__________Reappointment:  Reappointing Daryl Mack as a member of the Westchester County African American Advisory Board.

6)__________Reappointment:  Reappointing Anthony C. Mitchell as a member of the Westchester County African- American Advisory Board.
7)__________Gift Acceptance:  Acceptance of a gift from Ginsburg Development LLC in the amount of $10,000.
8)__________IMA:  Proposed Act authorizing the County to enter into an IMA with the Cities of Yonkers, Mount Vernon, New Rochelle and White Plains for the administration of the Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant.
9)__________Amendment to IMA:  Proposed Act authorizing the County to enter into an Amendment to an IMA with the City of Peekskill in order to provide reimbursement for prisoner transportation to the Westchester County Jail for the term January 1, 2004 through December 31, 2005.
10)_________IMA:  Proposed Act authorizing the County to enter into an IMA with the City of Peekskill in order to provide reimbursement for prisoner transportation to the Westchester County Jail for the term January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2007.

B)__________HON. WILLIAM RYAN:  Waiver RequestForwarding a copy of a letter from Robert Matarazzo, Deputy Commissioner for the Department of Environmental Facilities, requesting a waiver to accept employment with Malcolm Pirnie, Inc.
C)__________COUNTY ATTORNEYDesignation of Outside Counsel:  Proposed Act designating Cline, Williams, Wright, Johnson & Oldfather, LLP to be retained in an of counsel capacity to represent Westchester County in a liquidation proceeding in Nebraska with respect to the forfeiture of two (2) bail bonds.

3)       STANDING COMMITTEES

A)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS:  Sewer District ModificationACT 86-2006Act modifying the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District by the addition of nine (9) parcels of property located in the Town of Yorktown.

1)__________Bond Act:  (BOND) ACT________-2006Act authorizing $195,000 in bonds to fund the purchase of a patrol boat by the Department of Public Safety.  (BPS11)

2)__________Bond Act(BOND) ACT________-2006:  Act authorizing $3,600,000 in bonds to fund the purchase of approximately thirty (30) new buses with spare parts and equipment.  (T001N)

3)__________IMA:  ACT________-2006:  Act authorizing the County to enter into an IMA with the Village of Pleasantville for the study of pedestrian circulation and transit access improvements in the vicinity of the Pleasantville Railroad Station.

4)__________IMA:  ACT________-2006:  Act authorizing the County to enter into an IMA with the Town of Bedford to transfer ownership of certain County roads and any related right-of-way.

5)__________Capital Budget Amendment:  ACT________-2006:  Act amending the County 2006 Capital Budget by the addition of appropriations for Capital Project RB073.

6)__________Capital Budget Amendment:  ACT________-2006:  Act amending the County 2006 Capital Budget by the addition of appropriations for Capital Project RB093.

7)__________Bond Act:  (BOND) ACT________-2006:  Act amending the Bond Act adopted June 21, 2004 in relation to financing the cost of partial reconstruction of Jay Street in Bedford at the total estimated cost of $260,000.  (RB073)

8)_________Bond Act:  (BOND) ACT________-2006:  Act authorizing the issuance of $2,100,000 in bonds to finance the cost of partial reconstruction of Bedford Center Road in Bedford.  (RB093)

9)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS:   Bond Act:  (BOND) ACT________-2006:  Act authorizing $2,300,000 in bonds, including $1,150,000 in previously authorized bonds, for the Gateway Building.  (WCC53)

10)_________Bond Act:  (BOND) ACT________-2006:  Act authorizing the issuance of $100,000 to finance the cost of acquisition of computer equipment for Westchester Community College satellite locations.  (WCC71)

11)_________Bond Act:  (BOND) ACT________-2006:  Act authorizing the issuance of $1,266,000 in bonds to finance the cost of acquisition of computer equipment for the Westchester Community College Valhalla Campus.  (WCC73)

12)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON HOUSING, PLANNING & GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS:  Collective Bargaining Agreement-WCC:  ACT________-2006:  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.

E)__________COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTSAppointment:  RES________-2006:  Resolution confirming the appointment of William P. Richardson, Jr. as a member At-Large of the Westchester County Fire Advisory Board.

1)__________Reappointment:  RES________-2006:  Resolution confirming the reappointment of Maryellen Martirano as an At-Large member of the Westchester County Domestic Violence Council.

2)__________Reappointment:  RES________-2006:  Resolution confirming the reappointment of Diana Palmer Burruss as a member of the Westchester County African-American Advisory Board.

3)__________Reappointment:  RES________-2006:  Resolution confirming the reappointment of Albert Wesley as a member of the Westchester County African-American Advisory Board.

4)__________Reappointment:  RES________-2006:  Resolution confirming the reappointment of M. Christina Selin as a member of the Westchester County Planning Board.

5)__________Reappointment:  RES________-2006:  Resolution confirming the reappointment of Matthew Aquino as a member of the Westchester County Taxi & Limousine Commission.

6)__________Appointment:  RES________-2006:  Resolution confirming the appointment of John H. Khader as a member of the Westchester County Taxi & Limousine Commission.

7)__________Reappointment:  RES________-2006:  Resolution confirming the reappointment of Daniel Sambol as a District 12 representative member of the Westchester County Council for Seniors.

8)__________Reappointment:  RES________-2006:  Resolution confirming the reappointment of Sioux Taylor as a District 13 representative member of the Westchester County Council for Seniors.

9)__________Reappointment:  RES________-2006:  Resolution confirming the reappointment of Peter Biscula as a District 2 representative member of the Westchester County Council for Seniors.

10)_________Reappointment:  RES________-2006:  Resolution confirming the reappointment of Eileen Madison as a District 5 representative member of the Westchester County Council for Seniors.

11)__________Appointment:  RES________-2006:  Resolution confirming the appointment of Charles F. Brady as a District 17 representative member of the Westchester County Council for Seniors.

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 11

REVISED

SI-1) COMMUNICATIONS:

A)__________COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Resolution Affirmation: Proposed Resolution reaffirming Resolution 163-2004, and recognizing that non-County funding has become available for this capital project through the Clean Water State Revolving Fund which is administered by the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation for a storage building at the Yonkers Joint Waste Water Treatment Plant.
1)__________Mortgage Tax Receipts: Proposed Act authorizing and directing the Commissioner of Finance to pay the Mortgage Tax Receipts.
2)__________Bond Act: Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of up to $6,500,000 in bonds to finance Westchester Community College’s Information Systems Upgrade. (WCC77)
3)__________Certiorari Refunds: Information package of Court Ordered Refunds to be paid by the Commissioner of Finance.
4)__________Capital Budget Amendment and Bond Act: Proposed Capital Budget Amendment and related Bond Act to finance the following capital project: Ball Field Improvements, V.E. Macy Park. (RMAC2)
5)___________Bond Act: Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of up to $3,700,000 in bonds to finance the following capital project: Rehabilitation of June Road, County Road 310, North Salem. (RB089)
6)__________Bond Act: Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of up to $1,225,000 in bonds to finance the following capital project: Palmer Avenue, County Road 44A, Mamaroneck. (RB076)
7)__________Bond Act: Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of up to $290,000 in bonds to finance the following capital project: Anderson Hill Road, County Road 18, Harrison. (RB092)
8)__________Lead Agency Status: Proposed Resolution declaring the Board of Legislators as lead agency for the environmental review of the County’s proposed action which includes various projects and modification of the airport layout plan at the Westchester County Airport.
9)__________Bond Act: Proposed Act authorizing the County to amend various bond acts previously adopted by the Board to rescind the un-issued portions of the authorizations pursuant to such bond acts.
10)__________IMA: Proposed Act authorizing the County to enter into an IMA with the City of New Rochelle in order to provide reimbursement for prisoner transportation to the Westchester County Jail.
11)__________Capital Budget Amendment and Bond Act: Proposed Capital Budget Amendment and related Bond Act to finance the following capital project: Michaelian Office Building Modernization. (B0021)
12)__________Agricultural District: Proposed Resolution recommending the inclusion of a number of additional parcels of land within the Westchester County Agricultural District.
13)__________Capital Budget Amendment and Bond Act: Proposed Capital Budget Amendment and related Bond Act to finance the following capital project: Utility Reinforcement, Fire Training Center and Armory, Valhalla Campus. (B006A)

B)__________HON. GEORGE OROS: Gasoline Sales Tax: Forwarding his memorandum urging the Board of Legislators to immediately adopt the appropriate legislation to opt into the State’s legislation capping the sales tax on gasoline.
C)__________HON. LOIS BRONZ: Amending IRS Code: Forwarding a copy of Resolution 153-2006 approved by the St. Lawrence County Board of Legislators supporting U.S. House of Representatives bill H.R. 1405 amending the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.
D)__________HON. SUZANNE SWANSON: Appointment-Housing Opportunity Commission: Forwarding correspondence from the Honorable Martin Rogowsky and the resume of Blanca P. Lopez for consideration for appointment to the Housing Opportunity Commission.

SI-3) STANDING COMMITTEES:

A)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS: Lawsuit Settlement: ACT________-2006: An Act authorizing the County Attorney to settle the lawsuit of County of Westchester v. Yonkers Contracting Company, Inc. and Verde electric Corp.

1)__________Outside Counsel: ACT________-2006: An Act designating an attorney to be retained to represent the County of Westchester and County Executive Andrew J. Spano in the lawsuit entitled DiBattista, et. al. v. County of Westchester, et. al.

2)__________Resolution Affirmation: RES________-2006: Proposed Resolution reaffirming Resolution 163-2004, and recognizing that non-County funding has become available for this capital project through the Clean Water State Revolving Fund which is administered by the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation for a storage building at the Yonkers Joint Waste Water Treatment Plant.

3)__________Setting Public Hearing- Sewer District Consolidation: RES________-2006: Setting a Public Hearing on a proposed Local Law allowing for the consolidation of all operations and maintenance costs incurred in the County sanitary sewer system. [Public Hearing set for ____________, 2006; at __________m.; Local Law Intro.________-2006]

4)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR AND PARKS: IMA: ACT:________-2006: An Act authorizing the County to release and discharge the State of New York from all claims in connection with the State’s taking, by eminent domain, of certain County-owned property situated adjacent to Westchester Community College.

5)__________Easement Agreement: ACT________-2006: An Act authorizing the County to grant a perpetual easement to the City of Yonkers for the operation and maintenance of a sewer main, south of McLean Avenue in the city of Yonkers.

6)__________Property Conveyance: ACT_________-2006: An Act authorizing the conveyance of certain County-owned parcels to various purchasers.

7)__________Bond Act: ACT________-2006: An Act authorizing the issuance of up to $850,000 in bonds to fund the following capital project: Purchase of Computer Equipment. (BIT06)

8)__________Bond Act: ACT________-2006: An Act authorizing the issuance of up to $1,400,000 to fund the following capital project: Network Infrastructure Upgrade. (BIT17)

E)__________COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS: Reappointment: RES________-2006: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Yolanda Infante as a member of the Westchester County Hispanic Advisory Board.

1)__________Reappointment: RES________-2006: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Mayo G. Bartlett, Esq. as a member of the Westchester County Human Rights Commission.

2)__________Reappointment: RES________-2006: Resolution confirming the appointment of George Castellanos as a member of the Westchester County Human Rights Commission.

3)__________Reappointment: RES________-2006: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Rosemary J. Uzzo as a member of the Westchester County Human Rights Commission.

4)__________Reappointment: RES________-2006: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Barry Kramer as a member of the Westchester County Human Rights Commission.

5)__________Reappointment: RES__________-2006: Resolution confirming the reappointment of the Honorable Vito J. Pinto as a member of the Westchester County Parks, Recreation & Conservation Board.

6)__________Reappointment: RES________-2006: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Michael Breen as a member of the Westchester County Taxi and Limousine Commission.

7)__________Reappointment: RES________-2006: Resolution confirming the reappointment of William Barnes as a member of the Westchester County Fire Advisory Board.

8)__________Reappointment: RES________-2006: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Jean Schwartz as a District 10 member of the Westchester County Council for Seniors.

9)__________Reappointment: RES________-2006: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Grace Byrd as a District 16 member of the Westchester County Council for Seniors.

10)_________Appointment: RES________-2006: Resolution confirming the appointment of Fr. Richard P. Alejunas as a member of the Westchester County Youth Board.

11)_________Appointment: RES________-2006: Resolution confirming the appointment of Maria Perez 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________-2006:

Ms. Stewart-Cousins: Giselle Melnick
Mr. Burrows: James Nolletti, John Steger
Ms. LaMotte: William Campbell Cox, Barbara DePaoli, Thomas J. Kavanaugh
Ms. Swanson: Joan M. Hart
Mr. Pinto: Alfred G. Porpora, Sr., Mary E. (Gomaz) Rehm