LEGISLATIVE MEETING AGENDA

For Monday, June 19, 2006, 7pm
(Posted 06/14/06)

COUNTY BOARD OF LEGISLATORS
CALENDAR 13

PUBLIC COMMENT

MINUTES: June 5, 2006 (Regular Meeting)

A)__________PUBLIC HEARING: COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS: Sewer District Modification: ACT 117-2006: Proposed Act modifying the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District by the addition of five (5) parcels of property located in the Town of Cortlandt.

B)__________PUBLIC HEARING: COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS: LOCAL LAW INTRO. 10-2006: Proposed Local Law authorizing the County to enter into a twenty (20) year lease agreement with the United States of America, acting by and through the Federal Aviation Administration.

C)__________PUBLIC HEARING: COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT & ENERGY: RESOLUTION 108-2006: Proposed Resolution to include additional parcels of land within Westchester County Agricultural District No. 1.

1) COMMUNICATIONS:

A)__________COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Reappointment: Reappointing the Honorable Eileen Pilla as a member of the Westchester County Planning Board.
1)__________Appointment: Appointing George W. Echevarria, Esq. as a member of the Westchester County Hispanic Advisory Board
2)__________Appointment: Appointing Freda Macon as a District 14 representative member of the Westchester County Women’s Advisory Board.
3)__________Appointment: Appointing Janet S. Walker as a District 7 representative member of the Westchester County Women’s Advisory Board.

B)__________HON. MICHAEL KAPLOWITZ: Agriculture and Markets Law: Forwarding correspondence from Yorktown Councilman Nicholas Bianco with regard to amending the NYS Agriculture and Markets Law in relation to requiring pet dealers to maintain automatic dialing devices in the event of a fire emergency.
C)__________HON. JAMES MAISANO: Constituent Correspondence: Forwarding constituent correspondence with regard to unhealthy conditions in County parks and green areas due to geese.
D)__________HON. MICHAEL KAPLOWITZ: Sewer District Modification: Forwarding a Town of Yorktown Resolution requesting the addition of two parcels of land into the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District.
E)__________HON. MICHAEL KAPLOWITZ: Sewer District Modification: Forwarding a Town of New Castle Resolution requesting the removal of parcels from the Saw Mill Sewer District.
F)__________CLERK OF THE BOARD: Constituent Correspondence: Forwarding correspondence from the Women’s Equality Day Reformed Committee.
G)__________HON. BERNICE SPRECKMAN: Constituent Correspondence: Forwarding a request from the Animal Defenders of Westchester for a resolution banning the selling of foie gras in restaurants.
H)__________HON. MARTIN ROGOWSKY: Waiver Request: Forwarding correspondence with regard to the waiver request of Michael Sakala.
I)__________HON. THOMAS ABINANTI: Right of First Refusal: Forwarding correspondence to set forth the meaning and intent of Westchester County Administrative Code Section 209.101(8)(b), commonly known as “right of first refusal”.

3) STANDING COMMITTEES

A)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS: Sewer District Modification: ACT 117-2006: Proposed Act modifying the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District by the addition of five (5) parcels of property located in the Town of Cortlandt.

1)__________Lease Agreement: LOCAL LAW INTRO. 10-2006: Proposed Local Law authorizing the County to enter into a twenty (20) year lease agreement with the United States of America, acting by and through the Federal Aviation Administration.

2)__________Bond Act: (BOND) ACT________-2006: Act authorizing the issuance of $550,000 in bonds to finance capital project B0073 – Roof Replacement, 112 East Post Road.

3)__________Bond Act: (BOND) ACT________-2006: Act authorizing the issuance of $950,000 in bonds to finance capital project SPK09 – Peekskill Waste Water Treatment Plant Boiler Replacement and Aeration System Upgrade.

4)__________Bond Act: (BOND) ACT________-2006: Act authorizing the issuance of $2,800,000 in bonds to finance capital project SNR75 – Pump Station Rehabilitation New Rochelle Sanitary Sewer District.

5)__________Bond Act: (BOND) ACT________-2006: Act authorizing the issuance of $700,000 in bonds to finance capital project SMO75 – Pump Station Rehabilitation Program Mamaroneck Sanitary Sewer District.

6)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT________-2006: Act authorizing the issuance of $500,000 in bonds to finance capital project BSS10 – Infrastructure Improvements to Shelter Facilities.

7)___________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON HOUSING, PLANNING AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS: Property Conveyance - Environmental: RES________-2006: Resolution finding that there will be no adverse impact on the environment from the conveyance of County-owned property located at the southwesterly corner of Court and Quarropas Streets in White Plains.

8)__________Property Conveyance: ACT________-2006: Act authorizing the conveyance of County-owned property located at the southwesterly corner of Court and Quarropas Streets in White Plains to a corporation formed by HANAC, Inc. and the Bluestone Organization for the purpose of constructing affordable senior rental housing.

9)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATION: RES________-2006: IDA Reform: Resolution supporting passage of S.7391-A and A.10787-A with regard to IDA reform in New York State.

B)__________COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATION: Home Rule Request: RES________-2006: Resolution requesting approval of a Home Rule Request in support of Assembly Bill 10528-A/Senate Bill 7174-A entitled, “An Act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to requiring sani-vans or garbage trucks in Westchester County to be equipped with cameras or cross-view back-up mirrors providing a rear view of such vehicles.

1)__________Home Rule Request: RES________-2006: Resolution requesting approval of a Home Rule Request in support of Assembly Bill 9288-A/Senate Bill 6361-A entitled, “An Act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to the production of and the assessment of a surcharge for distinctive ‘Westchester Way’ license plates; and to amend the state finance law, in relation to establishing the New York State ‘Westchester Way fund.’”

E)__________COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS: Appointment: RES________-2006: Resolution confirming the appointment of James San Marco as a member of the Westchester County Youth Board.

1)__________Reappointment: RES________-2006: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Barbara Jaffe as an At-Large member of the Westchester County Women’s Advisory Board.


2)__________Reappointment: RES________-2006: Resolution confirming the reappointment of John J. Pasquerella as a member of the Westchester County Electrical Licensing Board.

3)__________Reappointment: RES________-2006: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Larry Wilson as a member of the Westchester County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Board.

4)__________Reappointment: RES________-2006: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Tom Secunda as a member of the Westchester County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Board.

5)__________Reappointment: RES________-2006: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Daryl Mack as a member of the Westchester County African American Advisory Board.

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 13

SI-1)  COMMUNICATIONS:

A)__________COUNTY EXECUTIVE:  AppointmentAppointing Patrick Vetere as a member of the Westchester County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Board.
1)__________Bond ActProposed Act authorizing the issuance of $600,000 in bonds to finance capital project B035B – Heavy Equipment Replacement (2006-2010).
2)__________Bond Act:  Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of $1,000,000 in bonds to finance capital project B0062 – Upgrade Fire Alarm System, Labs & Research Facility, Valhalla Campus.
3)__________Bond Act:  Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of $300,000 in bonds to finance capital project B0063 – Domestic Hot Water Heating System and Low Temperature Hot Water System Upgrades, Central Heating Plant, Valhalla Campus.
4)__________IMA Amendment:  Proposed Act authorizing an amendment to Act 32-2006 authorizing the County to enter into an IMA with the Town of Greenburgh to provide reimbursement for prisoner transportation to the Westchester County Jail.
5)__________Bond Act:  Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of $600,000 in bonds to finance capital project RB090 – Rehabilitation of Brook Street, CR 002, Eastchester.
6)__________Bond Act:  Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of $550,000 in bonds to finance capital project RB078 – Commerce Street, CR 29 II & CR 29 (0), Mount Pleasant.
7)__________Grant Agreements:  Proposed Act authorizing the County to enter into amended grant agreements with the United States of America, acting through the FAA, and the State of New York, acting by and through the NYSDOT for A054A – Rehabilitation for Various Taxiways.
8)__________Capital Budget Amendment:  Proposed Act amending the 2006 Capital Budget by increasing the appropriation for Capital Project A054A.
9)__________Capital Budget Amendment:  Proposed Act amending the 2006 Capital Budget by creating a new Capital Project A025A Upgrade Electrical System.

10)_________Grant Agreements:  Proposed Act authorizing the County to enter into grant agreements with the United States of America, acting through the FAA, and the State of New York, acting by and through the NYSDOT for A025A – Upgrade Electrical System.
11)_________Bond Act:  Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of $100,000 in bonds to finance capital project B014A-MOB – Exterior Infrastructure Repairs White Plains Complex.
12)_________Bond Act:  Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of $200,000 in bonds to finance capital project B014A-Court Street – Exterior Infrastructure Repairs White Plains Complex.
13)_________Agreement with WCHCC:  Proposed Act authorizing the County, acting by and through WCC to enter into an agreement with WCHCC whereby the College will provide a comprehensive management training program to WCHCC.
14)_________Bond Act:  Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of $100,000 in bonds to finance capital project RMH01 – Miller House Site Improvements and Building Restoration.
15)_________Bond Act:  Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of $500,000 in bonds to finance capital project BPL03 – Site Improvements – Various Facilities.
16)_________IMA:  Proposed Local Law authorizing the County to enter into an IMA with the Village of Croton-on-Hudson whereby the County will lease riverfront property from the Village and will contribute funds toward the construction of a trailway.
17)_________Capital Budget Amendment:  Proposed Act amending the 2006 Capital Budget by increasing the appropriation for Capital Project RB125 – South Riverside Avenue, CR305, Croton-on-Hudson.
18)_________Bond Act:  Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of $1,550,000 in bonds to finance capital project BLA01 – Parkland Acquisition/Westchester Legacy Program.
19)_________Bond Act:  Proposed Act authorizing the issuance of $500,000 in bonds to finance capital project RB125 – South Riverside Avenue, CR 305, Croton-on-Hudson.

20)_________Right of First Refusal:  Proposed Local Law clarifying the Laws of Westchester County to specifically exempt the sale and/or transfer of property for affordable housing purposes from a municipality’s right of first refusal.

B)__________HON. MICHAEL KAPLOWITZ:  Lawrence Farms Drainage DistrictForwarding a copy of the application for the Town of New Castle; Lawrence Farms Drainage District.
C)__________HON. THOMAS ABINANTI:  Trash Haulers:  Forwarding copy of a news article with regard to recent FBI indictments within the trash hauling business.
D)__________HON. JOSE ALVARADOParkland De-dedication:  Forwarding Resolution 116-2006, from the City of Yonkers, requesting a Home Rule Message from the State Legislature seeking the de-dedication of certain parkland situated within the City of Yonkers.
E)__________HON. THOMAS ABINANTIVoting Machines:  Forwarding a resolution on voting machines that he is proposing.

SI-3)  STANDING COMMITTEES:

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

1)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON GENERATIONAL, CULTURAL & ETHNIC DIVERSITY“Invest in Kids” IMA:  ACT________-2006:  Act authorizing the County to enter into an IMA with the cities of Mount Vernon, Peekskill, and White Plains, acting by and through their respective Youth Bureau’s for the provision of services under the County’s Urban Youth Initiative “Invest-in-Kids” Program.

2)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR AND PARKSIMA-Town of Cortlandt:  ACT________-2006:  Act authorizing the County to enter into an IMA with the Town of Cortlandt whereby the County would license approximately one
hundred sixty-one (161) acres of Oscawanna/McAndrews Park to the Town to be used exclusively for municipal recreational purposes.

3)__________Sewer District Modification:  RES________-2006:  Setting a Public Hearing on a proposed Act modifying the Saw Mill Valley Sanitary Sewer District by the removal of eight (8) parcels of property located in the Town of Mount Pleasant.  [Public Hearing set for __________________, 2006; at _______.m.; Act________-2006]

4)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY & SECURITYBond Act:  (BOND) ACT________-2006:  Act authorizing the issuance of $3,350,000 in bonds to finance capital project BCR47 – Security System Integration Project – Jail Division.

5)__________Bond Act:  (BOND) ACT________-2006:  Act authorizing the issuance of $600,000 to finance capital project BCR24 – County Jail Renovation.

6)__________Bond Act:  (BOND) ACT________-2006:  Act authorizing the issuance of $300,000 to finance capital project BCR19 – Life Safety Improvements.

7)__________Bond Act:  (BOND) ACT________-2006:  Act authorizing the issuance of $125,000 in bonds to finance capital project BCR46 – Emergency Services Command Center.

B)__________COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATION:  Home Rule Request:  RES________-2006Resolution requesting approval of a Home Rule Request in support of Assembly Bill A11931/Senate Bill S8276 entitled, “An Act to amend chapter 761 of the laws of 1976 authorizing the County of Westchester to discontinue the use of certain lands as park lands and to use, sell, convey, alienate, let
contract with respect to, lease or license such lands for the purpose of locating a solid waste resource recovery unit thereon, in relation to authorizing a parcel of such lands to be utilized for animal shelter purposes.”

E)__________COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS:  Appointment:  RES________-2006:  Resolution confirming the appointment of Milagros Lecuona as a member of the Westchester County Planning Board.

1)__________Reappointment:  RES________-2006:  Resolution confirming the reappointment of Kenneth O’Gara as a member of the Westchester County Traffic Safety Board.

2)__________Reappointment:  RES________-2006:  Resolution confirming the reappointment of Edward J. Stopplemann as a member of the Westchester County Taxi and Limousine Commission.

3)__________Reappointment:  RES________-2006:  Resolution confirming the reappointment of Tibisay Guzman as a member of the Westchester County Community Services Board.

4)__________Reappointment:  RES________-2006:  Resolution confirming the reappointment of Carla D. Glassman, Esq. as an At-Large member of the Westchester County Women’s Advisory Board.

5)__________Reappointment:  RES________-2006:  Resolution confirming the reappointment of Wendy Serkin as a member of the Westchester County Human Rights Commission.

6)__________Reappointment:  RES________-2006:  Resolution confirming the reappointment of Karen Cheeks-Lomax as a member of the Westchester County Human Rights Commission.

7)__________Reappointment:  RES________-2006:  Resolution confirming the reappointment of Dorothy Orr as a member of the Westchester County African American Advisory Board.

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

A)__________Memorial Resolutions:  RES________-2006: 

Mrs. LaMotte:  Eric A. Vontobel, William Donoghue
Ms. Bronz:  Norman Schatzel
Mr. Pinto:  Harold J. Alexander, Rosaria LaManna
Ms. Swanson:  George Klaus, Virginia Fucale
Mr. Ryan:  Marie G. McMahon
All Legislators:  Thomas Palmiotto