LEGISLATIVE MEETING AGENDA

For Tuesday, October 10, 2006, 7pm
(Posted 10/04/06; Revised 10/10/06)

COUNTY BOARD OF LEGISLATORS
CALENDAR 18

PUBLIC COMMENT

MINUTES: September 25, 2006 (Regular Meeting)

A)__________PUBLIC HEARING: COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS: Sewer District Modification: ACT 200-2006: Proposed Act modifying the Upper Bronx Valley Sanitary Sewer District by the removal of fifty-nine (59) parcels located in the Town of North Castle.

B)__________PUBLIC HEARING: COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS: Sewer District Modification: ACT 201 -2006: Proposed Act modifying the Mamaroneck Valley Sanitary Sewer District by the removal of fifty-seven (57) parcels located in the Town of North Castle.

C)__________PUBLIC HEARING: COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS: Quarry Heights Sewer District Map: LOCAL LAW INTRO 15-2006: Local Law amending Section 964.22 of the Laws of Westchester County in order to strike the map contained therein and replace the stricken map with a map which reflects the revised sewer district designations of the Quarry Heights parcels.

A)__________UNFINISHED BUSINESS: COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS: Rent Guidelines Board: RES 184 -2006: Resolution recommending 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.

1) COMMUNICATIONS:

A)__________COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Sewer District Modification: Proposed Act to modify the Blind Brook Sanitary Sewer District by the removal of 1 property (3 parcels) located in the Village of Rye Brook.

B)__________HON. THOMAS ABINANTI: Mortgage Recording Taxes: Forwarding a Village of Irvington resolution with regard to the recently enacted legislation for more timely disbursements of mortgage recording taxes.
C)__________HON. THOMAS ABINANTI: Senior Citizen Program: Forwarding correspondence from Supervisor Feiner of the Town of Greenburgh with regard to an innovative senior citizen program.
D)__________HON. GORDON BURROWS: Banning artificial trans-fats: Forwarding his memo to Legislation Chair Clinton I. Young, Jr. requesting his Committee consider legislation mandating the phase-out of the use of artificial trans-fats in Westchester’s food establishments.
E)__________HON. JUDY MYERS: Electronic Voting Machines: Forwarding constituent correspondence with regard to the use of electronic voting machines vs. paper ballots.
F)__________HON. MICHAEL KAPLOWITZ: Sewer District Modification: Forwarding A Town of Yorktown resolution with regard to modifying the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District.
G)__________CLERK OF THE BOARD: Election Commissioner Certification: Forwarding the recommendation of Reginald A. LaFayette for appointment to the office of Commissioner of Elections for the January 1, 2007 term.
H)__________CLERK OF THE BOARD: Designation of Deputies: Forwarding the Designation of Deputies for the Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation.

2) NOTICES AND PETITIONS:

A)__________NOTICE OF CLAIM: Providence Zumbo as Administratrix of the Estate of John D. Zumbo against Town/Village of Harrison, Village of Rye Brook, City of Rye and County of Westchester.

3) STANDING COMMITTEES:

E)__________COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS: Women’s Advisory Board: RES________-2006: Resolution confirming the appointment of Marion S. Sinek as a District 4 member of the Westchester County Women’s Advisory Board.

1)__________Hispanic Advisory Board: RES________-2006: Resolution confirming the appointment of George W. Echevarria, Esq. as a member of the Westchester County Hispanic Board.

2)__________Community Services Board: RES________-2006: Resolution confirming the appointment of Vera e. Halpenny as a member of the Westchester County Community Services Board.

3)__________Fire Advisory Board: RES________-2006: Resolution confirming the appointment of Thomas M. Cain as a member of the Westchester County Fire Advisory Board.

4)__________Women’s Advisory Board Board: RES________-2006: Resolution confirming the appointment of Deborah Matystik as a District 3 representative member of the Westchester County Women’s 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 18

SI-1) COMMUNICATIONS:

A)__________COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Resource Allocation Plan: Proposed Act authorizing the County to execute and submit to the State of New York a Resource Allocation Plan which will provide State reimbursement for certain youth services programs.
1)__________IMAs – GIS Data: Proposed Act authorizing the County to enter into IMAs with Westchester County municipalities, and with the counties of Putnam, Rockland and Dutchess, and the municipalities located within such counties, for the purpose of sharing geographic information system (“GIS”) data.
2)__________Emergency Medical Services Board : Reappointing David Dawson as a member of the Westchester County Emergency Medical Services Board.
3)__________Emergency Medical Services Board : Reappointing Daniel Blum as a member of the Westchester County Emergency Medical Services Board.
4)__________Emergency Medical Services Board : Reappointing Adam Ochs as a member of the Westchester County Emergency Medical Services Board.
5)__________Fire Advisory Board : Reappointing Francis Grosso as a member of the Westchester County Fire Advisory Board.
6)__________Sewer District Modification: Proposed Act modifying the Saw Mill Valley Sanitary Sewer District by the removal of 2 properties (3 parcels) located in the Town of Mount Pleasant.
7)__________Property Sale: Proposed Act authorizing the sale of County-owned residual parcel NROT in the City of New Rochelle located adjacent to Flandreau Avenue.
8)__________Court Ordered Refunds: Forwarding a package of court ordered refunds to be paid by the Commissioner of Finance.
9)__________Capital Budget Amendment & Bond Act: Proposed Capital Budget Amendment and related Bond Act to finance Capital Project RP049 – Stored Value Card Ticketing System Access Control Enhancements, Various County Facilities.

10)_________IMAs – Prisoner Transportation: Proposed Act authorizing the County to enter into IMAs with thirty (30) municipalities in order to provide reimbursement for prisoner transportation to the Westchester County Jail.

B)__________HON. MARTIN ROGOWSKY: Booting of Vehicles: Proposed amendment to Section 863.217 – Booting of Vehicles, to clarify how an operator of a booting service is to notify the police department.
C)__________HON. THOMAS ABINANTI: Voting System: Forwarding a Resolution authorizing a lawsuit in connection with Westchester County’s voting system.

SI-3) STANDING COMMITTEES:

A)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS: Public Hearing-Tax Exemptions for Senior Citizens: RES________-2006: Setting a Public Hearing on a proposed Local Law enacting a new income scale for Chapter 470 of the Laws of Westchester County in order to provide real property tax exemptions to the greatest possible number of qualifying senior citizens. [Public Hearing set for _______________, 2006; at ______.m.; Local Law Intro. ________-2006]

1)__________Public Hearing-Tax Exemptions for Persons with Disabilities: RES________-2006: Setting a Public Hearing on a proposed Local Law enacting a new income scale for Chapter 472 of the Laws of Westchester County in order to provide real property tax exemptions to the greatest possible number of qualifying disabled persons. [Public Hearing set for _______________, 2006; at ______.m.; Local Law Intro. ________-2006]

2)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON HOUSING, PLANNING AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS: IMAs-GIS Services: ACT________-2006: Act authorizing IMAs with the municipalities located in the County of Westchester, and with the counties of Putnam, Rockland, Dutchess, and the municipalities located within such counties, whereby the County would provide Geographic Information Systems services.

3)__________COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, LABOR & PARKS: Public Hearing-Lease Agreement: RES________-2006: Setting a Public Hearing on a proposed Local Law to amend a lease agreement with Piedmont Hawthorne Aviation, L.L.C., for space at the Westchester County Airport. [Public Hearing set for _______________, 2006; at ______.m.; Local Law Intro. ________-2006]

4)__________Public Hearing -Sewer District Modification: RES________-2006: Setting a Public Hearing on a proposed Act to modify the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District by the addition of one (1) parcel of property located in the Town of Cortlandt. [Public Hearing set for _______________, 2006; at ______.m.; ACT. ________-2006]

5)__________Bond Act: (BOND) ACT________-2006: Act authorizing the issuance of up to $119,000 in bonds to finance Capital Project B0081 – Rehabilitation of Record Center, 2199 Saw Mill River Road, (Archives) Elmsford.

6)__________IMA-New Castle: ACT________-2006: Act authorizing the County to enter into an IMA with the Town of New Castle pursuant to which the County will construct approximately 530 feet of sewer piping and five (5) manholes for (3) new connections so as to provide better access.

7)__________Bond Act: (BOND) ACT________-2006: Act authorizing the issuance of up to $1,020,000 in bonds to finance Capital Project P0018 – Bronx River Parkway at Crane Road over Bronx River & Railroad.

8)__________Bond Act: (BOND) ACT________-2006: Act authorizing the issuance of up to $1,000,000 in bonds to finance Capital Project RB01P – Quaker Bridge Road over Croton River, Cortlandt.

9)__________Bond Act: (BOND) ACT________-2006: Act authorizing the issuance of up to $450,000 in bonds to finance Capital Project RB2LL – Quaker Ridge Road over Pine Brook Boulevard & Sheldrake River, New Rochelle.

10)_________IMAs-Bus Shelter Program: ACT________-2006: Act authorizing the County to enter into IMAs with municipalities located within the County in order to provide for a county-wide bus shelter program.

11)_________Bond Act: (BOND) ACT________-2006: Act authorizing the issuance of up to $231,000 in bonds to finance Capital Project B0081 – Rehabilitation of the Record Center, 2199 Saw Mill River Road, Elmsford.

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

A)__________Memorial Resolutions: RES________-2006:

Mr. Abinanti: Skylar Sonn Tancredi
Mr. Rogowsky: Charles G. Balancia
Mrs. LaMotte & Mr. Kaplowitz: Honorable Pearl Scher
Mrs. LaMotte: Pat E. Grosso
Mr. Ryan: Andrea Vellucci
Mrs. Swanson: June F. Conlon, Ignazio Fucale