MINUTES
COUNTY BOARD OF LEGISLATORS


APRIL 11, 2005 (10:00 A.M.)

The County Board of Legislators met pursuant to adjournment.

The Honorable William J. Ryan in the Chair.

The Chair opened the meeting with the salute to our flag and an invocation.

The roll call resulted as follows:

Legislators: Young, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Astorino, Bronz, Burrows, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 17.

Absent: None.

Motion – Approval of Minutes. Mr. Young moved that the minutes of March 21, 2005 (Regular Meeting) be approved – Carried.

Mr. Young moved to suspend the regular order of business for the purpose of holding two public hearings – Carried.

The Clerk presented proof of publication of notice of the Public hearings and read the rules for their conduct.

PUBLIC HEARING: COMMITTEES ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS, HEALTH, PUBLIC WORKS, AND CULTURAL AND ETHNIC DIVERSITY: Sewer District Modification: ACT 37-2005: Act to modify the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District by the addition of 34 parcels of property located in the Town of Somers.

There were three speakers.

No other person wishing to be heard, Mr. Young declared the Public Hearing closed.
PUBLIC HEARING: COMMITTEE ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS: Lease Agreement: LOCAL LAW INTRO 3-2005: Local Law authorizing the County to enter into a lease agreement for space at the Metrocenter @ ipark in Yonkers.

There were no speakers.

No other person wishing to be heard, Mr. Young moved to close the Public Hearing and resume the regular order of business.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Bond Act: COMMUNICATION: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $2,000,000 in bonds to fund the purchase and installation of a new human resources and payroll system at WCHCC was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on County Officers and Departments and the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Reappointment: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Stephanie J. Fox as an “at large” member of the County Domestic Violence Council was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on County Officers and Departments.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Reappointment: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Jeffrey L. Marston as a member of the County Citizens Consumer Advisory Council was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on County Officers and Departments.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Reappointment: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Daniel Franklin as a member of the County Citizens Consumer Advisory Council was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on County Officers and Departments.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $6,760,000 in County Bonds for Performance Maintenance, Port Chester Waste Water Treatment Plant (SPC01) was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Public Works.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $1,700,000 in County Bonds for Pump Station Rehabilitation, Ossining Sanitary Sewer District (SOS75) was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Public Works.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $1,200,000 in County Bonds for Upgrade of Electrical Systems, Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District (SPK03) was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Public Works.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $200,000 in County Bonds for Pump Station Rehabilitation (SNY75) was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Public Works.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Legal Retainer: Act authorizing the County to retain the law firm of Whiteman, Osterman & Hanna to provide legal counsel on energy matters was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Teamsters Collective Bargaining Agreement: Act approving certain terms and conditions of employment for certain County employees represented by the Teamsters for the period from January 1, 2002 through December 31, 2005 was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $200,000 in bonds to finance Exterior Infrastructure Repairs at the White Plains Complex (B014A) was Laid “OVER” under the rules by Mr. Oros.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $2,500,000 in bonds to finance the purchase of a new Public Safety Helicopter (BPS14) was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Public Safety and Criminal Justice.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $5,000,000 in additional bonds to finance rehabilitation of the New Rochelle Twin Sludge Forcemain (SNR20) was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Public Works.

COMMUNICATION: HON. JOSE ALVARADO: Bee-Line Bus Strike: Correspondence from Liberty Lines regarding their agreement to a cooling off period to return union strikers to work was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Labor and the Committee on Community Affairs.

COMMUNICATION: HON. JOSE ALVARADO: WCHCC: Correspondence from CSEA urging all concerned parties to halt privatization efforts at the hospital was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Labor and the Committee on Community Affairs.

COMMUNICATION: HON. JOSE ALVARADO: Bee-Line Bus Strike: Correspondence from the Yonkers City Council requesting that a “cooling-off” period be enforced immediately with respect to the County bus strike was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Labor and the Committee on Community Affairs.

COMMUNICATION: HON. JOSE ALVARADO: Health Care Reform: Correspondence from 1199 SEIU/GNYHA on the Healthcare Education Project to reform the health care system in New York was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Health.

COMMUNICATION: HON. JOSE ALVARADO: Ridge Hill Development: Constituent correspondence in opposition to the Ridge Hill Development Project in Yonkers was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Community Affairs, the Committee on Environment, and the Committee on Housing.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY ATTORNEY: Settlement of Claim: Act authorizing the County Attorney to settle a claim against A.P.O.W. Towing, LLC was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMUNICATION: HON. ROB ASTORINO: Elijah Miller House: Resolution from the North Castle Historical Society urging the County to protect and preserve the Elijah Miller House was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Parks and the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMUNICATION: HON. ROB ASTORINO: Elijah Miller House: Correspondence from Legislator Astorino to Parks Commissioner Stout regarding protection of the Elijah Miller House in North White Plains was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Parks and the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMUNICATION: HON. BERNICE SPRECKMAN: Animal Cruelty: Correspondence from Animal Defenders of Westchester asking the Board to introduce legislation that would ban rodeos in Westchester County was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Community Affairs, the Committee on Legislation and the Committee on Public Safety and Criminal Justice.

COMMUNICATION: HON. LOIS BRONZ: Ridge Hill Development: Various constituent correspondence in opposition to the Ridge Hill Development Project in Yonkers was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Community Affairs, the Committee on Environment, and the Committee on Housing.

COMMUNICATION: HON. VITO PINTO: 2007 Empire Games: Resolution from the Briarcliff Manor Board of Education supporting the County’s application to host the 2007 Empire Games was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Community Affairs.

COMMUNICATION: HONS. TOM ABINANTI & JAMES MAISANO: Davids Island Grant Application: Official correspondence regarding the County purchase of Davids Island, along with a related grant application for remediation funds was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations, the Committee on Environment, and the Committee on Parks.

COMMUNICATION: HON. LOIS BRONZ: Help America Vote Act: News Release from the League of Women Voters announcing support for an optical scan voting system to replace lever voting machines was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Community Affairs.

COMMUNICATION: HON. LOIS BRONZ: Housing Discrimination: Correspondence from Mt. Vernon United tenants urging legislation to prevent landlords from discriminating against prospective tenants based on income source was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Housing.

COMMUNICATION: HON. MARTIN ROGOWSKY: Mercury-added Products: Resolution directing the Department of Consumer protection to commence a consumer education campaign on the hazards of mercury-containing products was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Legislation and the Committee on Health.

COMMUNICATION: HON. VITO PINTO: Organic Lawn Care: Information from NYPIRG regarding organic and environmentally friendly alternatives to conventional lawn care products and services was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Environment and the Committee on Health.

COMMUNICATION: HONS. ANDREA STEWART-COUSINS AND JOSE ALVARADO: Bee-Line Bus Strike: Resolution urging Liberty Lines and TWU representatives to reach a negotiated settlement in the Bee-Line Bus strike was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Labor and the Committee on Community Affairs.

COMMUNICATION: HON. ROBERT ASTORINO: County Executive: Correspondence from Legislator Astorino regarding the County Executive’s recent trip to China was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Rules.

UNANIMOUS CONSENT: Bee-Line Bus Strike: RES: 51-2005: Resolution urging Liberty Lines and TWU representatives to reach a negotiated settlement in the Bee-Line Bus strike.

Placed on the agenda for a vote by unanimous consent, Legislators Stewart-Cousins and Alvarado presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON THE ENVIRONMENT: Eagle River (Angle Fly Preserve): ACT 78-2005: Act authorizing the County to acquire with the Town of Somers a 50% interest in 347 acres of property located in Somers; accept an additional 23 acres; 3) grant to NYS a conservation easement on the property; and 4) enter into an IMA for the operation of property and transfer of County roads to the Town.

Messrs. Kaplowitz and Abinanti presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Young, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Astorino, Bronz, Burrows, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 17.

NAY: None.

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON THE ENVIRONMENT: Eagle River (Angle Fly Preserve) – Bond Act: (BOND) ACT 79-2005: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $4,050,000 in County bonds to finance the cost of acquisition of an undivided interest in land known as the Eagle River Property (BLA01).

Messrs. Kaplowitz and Abinanti presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Young, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Astorino, Bronz, Burrows, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 17.

NAY: None.

COMMITTEES ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS, HEALTH, PUBLIC WORKS, AND CULTURAL AND ETHNIC DIVERSITY: Sewer District Modification: ACT 37-2005: Act to modify the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District by the addition of 34 parcels of property located in the Town of Somers.

The following item was laid “OVER” under the rules by Mr. Oros.
COMMITTEE ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS: Lease Agreement: LOCAL LAW INTRO 3-2005: Local Law authorizing the County to enter into a lease agreement for space at the Metrocenter @ ipark in Yonkers.

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Young, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Astorino, Bronz, Burrows, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 17.

NAY: None.

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS: Salary and Benefits Protection for Members of the Ready Reserve: ACT 82-2005: Act extending the effective date for an additional six months to provide continued salary and benefits protection for County employees who are members of the Ready Reserve.

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Young, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Astorino, Bronz, Burrows, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 17.

NAY: None.

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS: Intermunicipal Agreement: ACT 83-2005: Act authorizing the County to enter into an IMA with the Town of Yorktown whereby the Town will process waste wood from County parks into wood mulch.

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Young, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Astorino, Bronz, Burrows, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 17.

NAY: None.

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS: DSS Employee Collective Bargaining: ACT 84-2005: Act approving certain financial terms and conditions for certain County employees represented by CSEA in the Department of Social Services for the period January 1, 2003 through December 31, 2005.

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Young, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Astorino, Bronz, Burrows, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 17.

NAY: None.

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS: Operating Budget Amendment: ACT 85-2005: Act amending the 2005 County Operating Budget (Property/Casualty Insurance).

The following item was laid “OVER” under the rules by Mr. Oros.
COMMITTEE ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS: Bond Act – Medical Center Liability Claims: (BOND) ACT 86-2005: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $4,500,000 in bonds to finance payments for various judgments and settled claims against the County in certain cases related to Westchester Medical Center.

The following item was laid “OVER” under the rules by Mr. Oros.

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS: County Airport: ACT 87-2005: Act amending the County 2005 Capital Budget by creating a new Capital Project A071A, Bomb Blast Analysis.

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Young, Abinanti, Alvarado, Bronz, Burrows, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 15.

NAY: None.

Note: Legislators Oros and Astorino were not present when the vote was taken.

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS: County Airport: ACT 88-2005: Act amending the County 2005 Capital Budget by decreasing the appropriation of Capital Project A0069, Deicing Study.

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Young, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Bronz, Burrows, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 16.

NAY: None.

Note: Legislator Astorino was not present when the vote was taken.
COMMITTEE ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON THE ENVIRONMENT: County Airport: ACT 89-2005: Act authorizing the County to enter into amended grant agreements with the FAA and NYS DOT to re-program grant funds from A0069 Deicing Study (A0069).

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Young, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Bronz, Burrows, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 16.

NAY: None.

Note: Legislator Astorino was not present when the vote was taken.
COMMITTEES ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS & PUBLIC WORKS: County Airport: ACT 90-2005: Act authorizing the County to enter into grant agreements with the FAA and NYS DOT for A071A Bomb Blast Analysis (A071A).

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Young, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Bronz, Burrows, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 16.

NAY: None.

Note: Legislator Astorino was not present when the vote was taken.

COMMITTEES ON LEGISLATION AND THE ENVIRONMENT: Pesticide Notification: LOCAL LAW INTRO 2-2005: Proposed Local Law amending County Law with respect to requiring owners of multiple dwelling units to notify their tenants of pesticide applications.

The following item was laid “OVER” under the rules by Mr. Maisano.
COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATION AND THE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH: Products Containing Pseudoephedrine: RES 52-2005: Setting a Public Hearing on a proposed Local Law restricting the over-the-counter sale of products containing pseudoephedrine . [Public Hearing set for April 25, 2005; at 7:30 p.m.; Local Law 4-2005.]

Mr. Rogowsky presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.

COMMITTEE ON COUNTY OFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS: Refuse Disposal District No. 1 Advisory Board Appointment: RES 53-2005: Resolution confirming the appointment of Patrick J. Lofaro as a member of the County Refuse Disposal District No. 1 Advisory Board.

Mr. Pinto presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.

COMMITTEE ON COUNTY OFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS: Citizens Consumer Advisory Council Reappointment: RES 54-2005: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Carolyn Pellot as a member of the County Citizens Consumer Advisory Council.

Mr. Pinto presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.

COMMITTEE ON COUNTY OFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS: Citizens Consumer Advisory Council Reappointment: RES 55-2005: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Kris Komorowski as a member of the County Citizens Consumer Advisory Council.

Mr. Pinto presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.

COMMITTEE ON COUNTY OFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS: Fire Advisory Board Reappointment: RES 56-2005: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Albert Mignone as a member of the County Fire Advisory Board.

Mr. Pinto presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.

COMMITTEE ON COUNTY OFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS: Domestic Violence Council Reappointment: RES 57-2005: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Nancy Travers as a member of the County Domestic Advisory Council.

Mr. Pinto presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.

COMMITTEE ON COUNTY OFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS: Human Rights Commission Reappointment: RES 58-2005: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Barbara Grace as a member of the County Human Rights Commission.

Mr. Pinto presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.

COMMITTEE ON COMMUNITY AFFAIRS: Empire State Games: RES 59-2005: Resolution urging Governor Pataki to select Westchester County to host the Empire Games in 2007.

Ms. Myers presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.

COMMITTEE ON COMMUNITY AFFAIRS AND THE COMMITTEES ON PUBLIC WORKS, TECHNOLOGY & BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS: Bond Act – Westchester Community College: (BOND) ACT 91-2005: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $514,000 in bonds to finance technology upgrades and satellite space and other technology improvements (SMART classrooms) at Westchester Community College.

Legislators LaMotte and Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Young, Abinanti, Alvarado, Astorino, Bronz, Burrows, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 16.

NAY: None.

Note: Legislator Oros was not present when the vote was taken.

COMMITTEES ON PUBLIC WORKS AND BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS: Bond Act - Environmental: RES 60-2005: Resolution finding no significant impact on the environment from construction in connection with the Bronx River Parkway.

Messrs. Young and Kaplowitz presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted by a vote of 15-0.

Note: Legislators Oros and Maisano were not present when the vote was taken.
COMMITTEES ON PUBLIC WORKS AND BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT 92-2005: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $1,700,000 in bonds to finance the following capital project: Bronx River Reservation Pathways (RBR01).

Messrs. Young and Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Young, Abinanti, Alvarado, Astorino, Bronz, Burrows, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Myers, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 15.

NAY: None.

Note: Legislators Oros and Maisano were not present when the vote was taken.

COMMITTEES ON PUBLIC WORKS AND BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT 93-2005: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $350,000 in bonds to finance the following capital project: Bronx River Parkway Bridge over Bronx River, Scarsdale (P0017).

Messrs. Young and Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Young, Abinanti, Alvarado, Astorino, Bronz, Burrows, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Myers, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 15.

NAY: None.

Note: Legislators Oros and Maisano were not present when the vote was taken.

COMMITTEES ON PUBLIC WORKS AND BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT 94-2005: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $355,000 in bonds to finance the following capital project: Pines Bridge Road and Ryder Road, Ossining, New Castle and Yorktown (RB077).

Messrs. Young and Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Young, Abinanti, Alvarado, Astorino, Bronz, Burrows, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Myers, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 15.

NAY: None.

Note: Legislators Oros and Maisano were not present when the vote was taken.

COMMITTEES ON PUBLIC WORKS AND BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT 95-2005: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $160,000 in bonds to finance the following capital project: Hamilton Avenue, White Plains (RB074).

Messrs. Young and Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Young, Abinanti, Alvarado, Astorino, Bronz, Burrows, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Myers, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 15.

NAY: None.

Note: Legislators Oros and Maisano were not present when the vote was taken.

COMMITTEES ON PUBLIC WORKS AND BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT 96-2005: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $311,000 in bonds to finance the following capital project: Odell Avenue over Putnam Right-of-Way, Yonkers (RB01G).

Messrs. Young and Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Young, Abinanti, Alvarado, Astorino, Bronz, Burrows, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Myers, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 15.

NAY: None.

Note: Legislators Oros and Maisano were not present when the vote was taken.

COMMITTEES ON PUBLIC WORKS AND BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT 97-2005: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $1,400,000 in bonds to finance the following capital project: General Infrastructure Heavy Vehicle Replacement (RGP08).

Messrs. Young and Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Young, Abinanti, Alvarado, Bronz, Burrows, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Myers, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 14.

NAY: None.

Note: Legislators Oros, Astorino and Maisano were not present when the vote was taken.

COMMITTEES ON PUBLIC WORKS AND BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT 98-2005: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $120,000 in bonds to finance the following capital project: Weaver Street, New Rochelle and Scarsdale (RB097).

Messrs. Young and Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Young, Abinanti, Alvarado, Bronz, Burrows, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Myers, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 14.

NAY: None.

Note: Legislators Oros, Maisano and Astorino were not present when the vote was taken.

COMMITTEES ON PUBLIC WORKS AND BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT 99-2005: Bond Act amending Bond Act 88-2004 authorizing the issuance of an additional $720,000 in bonds to finance the following capital project: Upgrade Fire Alarm System, Valhalla Campus, WCC (B0018).

Messrs. Young and Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Young, Abinanti, Alvarado, Bronz, Burrows, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Myers, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 14.

NAY: None.

Note: Legislators Oros, Maisano and Astorino were not present when the vote was taken.

ACT 80-2005: Bond Act: Bonding Legislation in the amount of $1,250,000 for the following Capital Project: Various Rides and Components (RP23A)-will fund the cost of repair and restoration of the Dragon Coaster.

MOTION TO TAKE OFF THE TABLE:

The motion made by Mr. Alvarado, seconded by Mr. Kaplowitz to remove the above-captioned item from the Table was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Young, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Astorino, Bronz, Burrows, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Myers, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 17.

NAY: None.

VOTE:

Mr. Alvarado presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Young, Abinanti, Alvarado, Bronz, Burrows, Kaplowitz, Myers, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 13.

NAY: Oros, Astorino, LaMotte, Maisano – 4.

ACT 81-2005: Bond Act: Bonding Legislation in the amount of $2,200,000 for: Playland Roof Replacement Project (RP039) – will fund the cost of repair and restoration of the Playland boathouse roof and related work.

MOTION TO TAKE OFF THE TABLE:

The motion made by Mr. Kaplowitz, seconded by Mr. Pinto to remove the above-captioned item from the Table was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Young, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, Astorino, Bronz, Burrows, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Myers, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 16.

NAY: Legislator: Maisano - 1.

VOTE:

Mr. Alvarado presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote:

AYE: Legislators: Young, Abinanti, Alvarado, Bronz, Burrows, Kaplowitz, Myers, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 13.

NAY: Oros, Astorino, LaMotte, Maisano – 4.


Memorial Resolutions: RES 61-2005:

Mr. Kaplowitz: Adeline DaRonco DaRin.
Mr. Abinanti: Walter Staubi.
Mrs. Bronz & Mr. Abinanti: Ann Riberio, Eileen Woodhull, Vincent Bonaccia.
Mrs. Spreckman: Dorothy (Dottie) Yasinski, Ann Habina, Joseph Miller.
Mr. Maisano: Neil B. Callahan, Vera Marie Rossetti, Frances V. Cella, Joseph E. Congello.
Mr. Astorino: Thomas F. Darby.
Mrs. LaMotte: Tess Morris.
Mr. Pinto: Luigi Carlino, Anthony D’Apice, Mildred Drew, Josephine Marie Mascoli, Robert Rappaport, Denise Viafore, Antoinette (Nettie) Maselli.
Mr. Pinto & Mr. Wishnie: Theresa Lore.
Mr. Oros: Joseph Isabella, Angelo Anzovino.
Ms. Myers: Lillian Robustelli.
Mrs. Stewart-Cousins: Pauline Williams.
Mrs. Stewart-Cousins, Mrs. Spreckman, Mr. Alvarado, and Mr. Burrows: Catharine Marshall.

The above-named Legislators presented the following memorial Resolutions and moved their adoption, which were declared adopted.

On MOTION of Legislator Young,
The Board adjourns.