LEGISLATIVE MEETING AGENDA

For Monday, September 25, 2006, 7pm
(Posted 09/20/06; Updated 09/25/06)

COUNTY BOARD OF LEGISLATORS
CALENDAR 17

PUBLIC COMMENT

MINUTES: September 11, 2006 (Regular Meeting)

A)__________UNFINISHED BUSINESS: COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT166 -2006: Act authorizing the issuance of up to $1,000,000 in bonds to finance Capital Project BIT15, Replacement of E-911 Equipment.

B)__________UNFINISHED BUSINESS: COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY & SECURITY: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT167 -2006: Act authorizing the issuance of up to $1,000,000 in bonds to finance Capital Project B0062, Upgrade Fire Alarm System, Labs & Research Facility, Valhalla Campus.

C)__________UNFINISHED BUSINESS: COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT 176 -2006: Act authorizing the issuance of up to $1,000,000 in bonds to finance Capital Project WD177, Water District No. 1, Security Project.

D)__________UNFINISHED BUSINESS: COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATION, THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY & SECURITY, AND THE COMMITTEE ON HOUSING, PLANNING & GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS: For-Hire Vehicle Law: LOCAL LAW INTRO 14 -2006: Local Law amending Chapter 270 of the Laws of Westchester County to add a new subdivision (3) to section 270.124 with respect to a vehicle immobilization program to enforce the provisions of the Westchester County For-Hire Vehicle Law.

1) COMMUNICATIONS:

B)__________HON. WILLIAM RYAN: Interpretation of County Administrative Code: Forwarding correspondence from the Supervisor of the Town of Yorktown regarding the interpretation of the County Administrative Code with reference to adding or subtracting parcels from county sewer districts.
C)__________HON. WILLIAM RYAN: Mortgage Recording Taxes: Forwarding a resolution adopted by the White Plains Common Council in support of recent legislation with regard to the timely disbursement of Mortgage Recording Taxes.
D)__________HON. WILLIAM RYAN: Request for funding: Forwarding correspondence from Westchester Residential Opportunities, Inc. urging the Board of Legislators to authorize the allocation of $50,000 for eviction prevention.
E)__________HON. URSULA LAMOTTE: Mt. Lakes Park: Forwarding correspondence from the Supervisor of the Town of North Salem requesting a license extension for the use of Camp Hemlock at Mt. Lakes Park.
F)__________HON. GEORGE OROS: Home Rule Request: Forwarding correspondence from former Legislator John O’Leary with regard to a Home Rule Request.

3) STANDING COMMITTEES:

A)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS: Budget Transfers: ACT _______-2006: Act amending the 2006 County Operating Budget in the amount of $11,599,925.

1)__________Budget Transfers: ACT _______-2006: Act amending the 2006 County Operating Budget in the amount of $30,581,005.

2)__________Bond Act: (BOND) ACT________-2006: Act amending various bond acts previously adopted by the Board of Legislators to rescind the un-issued portions of the authorizations pursuant to such bond acts.

3)__________Designation of Law Firm: ACT________-2006: Act designating the law firm of Mirande and Sokoloff to be retained to represent Louis Sorrentino in the lawsuit entitled Frank Calabro v. Anthony M. Landi, et al. and authorizing the County to pay Mirande and Sokoloff for legal services rendered in connection with the action.

4)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT________-2006: Act authorizing the issuance of up to $500,000 in bonds to finance Capital Project RSP02, Sprain Ridge Pool Modernization.

5)__________Bond Act: (BOND) ACT________-2006: Act authorizing the issuance of up to $550,000 in bonds to finance Capital Project RB078, Commerce Street, CR 29 II & CR 29 (0), Mount Pleasant.

6)__________Bond Act: (BOND) ACT________-2006: Act authorizing the issuance of up to $400,000 to finance Capital Project RB01M, Lexington Avenue Bridge over Kisco River, Mt. Kisco.

7)__________Bond Act: (BOND) ACT________-2006: Act authorizing the issuance of up to $400,000 in bonds to finance Capital Project RB096, Lexington Avenue, CR 22, Mount Kisco.

8)__________Bond Act: (BOND) ACT________-2006: Act authorizing the issuance of up to $100,000 in bonds to finance Capital Project RGC17, Golf Course Fairway Renovation -Design.

9)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS, THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS, AND THE COMMITTEE ON HOUSING, PLANNING & GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS: Warren Avenue Homes-IMA: ACT________-2006: Act authorizing the County to enter into an IMA with the Town of Greenburgh for the provision of funds to purchase, construct or develop public infrastructure improvements associated with the development of a Housing Implementation fund project known as Warren Avenue Homes in the Town of Greenburgh and to accept, at no cost to the County, the grant of all necessary property rights in connection with the project.

10)_________Warren Avenue Homes – Bond Act: (BOND) ACT________-2006: Act authorizing the issuance of up to $198,000 in bonds to finance Capital Project BPL01, Housing Implementation Fund.

11)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS, THE COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT & ENERGY, AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS: Refuse Disposal District 1 – IMA: Act authorizing the County, acting by and through Refuse Disposal District No. 1 to enter into IMAs for a period commencing August 14, 2006 and expiring October 21, 2009, with municipalities located within the District, wherein each municipality will deliver to the District its municipally collected solid waste and source-separated recyclables.

E)__________COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS: Women’s Advisory Board: RES________-2006: Resolution confirming the appointment of Blanche Kruk as an At-Large member of the Westchester County Women’s Advisory Board.

1)__________Women’s Advisory Board: RES________-2006: Resolution confirming the appointment of Nancy E. Fitch as a District 13 member of the Westchester County Women’s Advisory Board.

2)__________Youth Board: RES________-2006: Resolution confirming the appointment of Michael Abraham as a member of the Westchester County Youth Board.

3)__________Housing Opportunity Commission: RES________-2006: Resolution confirming the appointment of Thomas P. McGrath as a member of the Westchester County Housing Opportunity Commission.

4)__________Parks, Recreation and Conservation Board: RES________-2006: Resolution confirming the appointment of Patrick Vetere as a member of the Westchester County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Board.

8) MOTIONS, RESOLUTIONS:
A)__________ALL LEGISLATORS: Commendation: RES________-2006: Resolution commending County Legislator Lois T. Bronz for her leadership and service on behalf of families throughout Westchester County.
B)__________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 17

SI-1) COMMUNICATIONS:

A)__________COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Property Conveyance: Proposed Act authorizing the County to convey 4.903 acres of real property located in the Town of Eastchester, and formerly part of the County-owned Twin Lakes Park, to the Town of Eastchester for the purpose of providing a composting facility for the benefit of the Town of Eastchester and the Villages of Tuckahoe and Bronxville.
1)__________IMAs - Easements: Proposed Act authorizing the County to enter into IMAs with Westchester County municipalities in order for the municipalities to provide easements to the County to enable the County to make improvements at bus stop locations.
2)__________IMAs – Transportation Services: Proposed Act authorizing the County to enter into IMAs with local municipalities under the AAA Transportation Program.
3)__________IMA – Town of Cortlandt: Proposed Act authorizing the County to enter into an IMA with the Town of Cortlandt whereby the County, acting through its Department of Public Safety Services, shall provide supplemental police services to the Town.
4)__________Sewer District Modification: Proposed Act modifying the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District by the addition of one parcel of property located in the Town of Cortlandt (Pierce Street)

B)__________COUNTY ATTORNEY: Lawsuit Settlement: Proposed Act authorizing the County Attorney to settle the lawsuit of Westchester County Healthcare Corp. v. County of Westchester, et al.
C)__________HON. GEORGE OROS: Car Pooling: Forwarding constituent correspondence on the benefits of car pooling and conserving natural resources.
D)__________HON. GEORGE OROS: Family Day: Forwarding correspondence from Christina Oros with regard to “Family Day” designated by the County Executive’s Coalition for Drug and Alcohol Free Youth.
E)__________HON. CLINTON YOUNG: Voting Machines: Forwarding a CNN commentary entitled “Dobbs: Voting machines put U.S. democracy at risk”.

F)__________HON. MICHAEL KAPLOWITZ: Apprenticeship Standards: Forwarding correspondence from Finishing Trades Representative, Rick Bloomer, with regard to adopting apprenticeship standards.

SI-3) STANDING COMMITTEES:

A)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT________-2006: Act authorizing the issuance of up to $200,000 in bonds to finance Capital Project B014A-Court Street – Exterior Infrastructure Repairs White Plains Complex.

1)__________Bond Act: (BOND) ACT________-2006: Act authorizing the issuance of up to $100,000 in bonds to finance Capital Project B014A-MOB – Exterior Infrastructure Repairs White Plains Complex.

2)__________Negative Declaration: RES________-2006: Resolution declaring that there will be no significant adverse impact on the environment from the implementation of Capital Project RML02 – Mountain Lakes Infrastructure – Camp Morty.

3)__________Capital Budget Amendment: ACT________-2006: Act amending the County 2006 Capital Budget by increasing the appropriations for Capital Project RML02.

4)__________Bond Act: (BOND) ACT________-2006: Act authorizing the issuance of up to $2,600,000 in bonds to finance Capital Project RML02Mountain Lakes Infrastructure – Camp Morty.

5)__________Sewer District Modification-Public Hearing: RES________-2006: Resolution setting a Public Hearing on a proposed Act to modify the Upper Bronx Valley Sanitary Sewer District by the removal of fifty-nine (59) parcels located in the Town of North Castle. [Public Hearing set for _______________, 2006; at _______.m.; Act_________-2006]

6)__________Sewer District Modification-Public Hearing: RES________-2006: Resolution setting a Public Hearing on a proposed Act to modify the Mamaroneck Valley Sanitary Sewer District by the removal of fifty-seven (57) parcels located in the Town of North Castle. [Public Hearing set for _______________, 2006; at _______.m.; Act_________-2006]

7)__________Sewer District Map – Public Hearing: Resolution setting a Public Hearing on a proposed Local Law amending Section 946.22 of the Laws of Westchester County in order, as necessary, to strike the map contained therein and replace the striken map with a map which reflects the revised sewer district designations of the Quarry Heights parcels. [Public Hearing set for _______________, 2006; at _______.m.; Local Law_________-2006]

E)__________COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS: Rent Guidelines Board: RES_______-2006: Resolution recommending the appointment by the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal, of Mr. Sterling Jasper as a Public Member of the Westchester County rent Guidelines Board.

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

A)__________Memorial Resolutions: RES________-2006:

Mrs. Swanson: Anna Wallner, John Paul Ragusa

Mrs. LaMotte: Nina B. Lent

Mr. Rogowsky: Marcia Hendler, Rose G. DiRoberto-Robbins, John DelVecchio