MINUTES
COUNTY BOARD OF LEGISLATORS


MAY 9, 2005 (7:00 P.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 April 25, 2005 (Regular Meeting), May 2, 2005 (Special Meeting) be approved – Carried.

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

The Clerk presented proof of publication of notice of the Public Hearing and read the rules for its conduct.

PUBLIC HEARING: COMMITTEES ON LEGISLATION & SOLID WASTE AND RECYCLABLES: Amendment of Chapter 826-A: LOCAL LAW INTO 5-2005: Local Law amending Chapter 826-A of the Laws of Westchester County (Solid Waste Licensing Law).

There were no speakers.

No other person wishing to be heard, Mr. Young declared the Public Hearing closed.
PUBLIC HEARING: COMMITTEES ON LEGISLATION & SOLID WASTE AND RECYCLABLES: New Section 261.71: LOCAL LAW INTRO 6-2005: Local Law adding a new Section 261.71 to the Laws of Westchester County.

There were no speakers.

No other person wishing to be heard, Mr. Young declared the Public Hearing closed.
PUBLIC HEARING: COMMITTEE ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS: Sewer District Modification: ACT 114-2005: Act modifying the Saw Mill Sanitary Sewer District by the removal of 420 parcels of property located in the Town of New Castle.

There was one speaker.

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

UNFINISHED BUSINESS: COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS: Lawsuit Settlement: ACT 111-2005: Act authorizing the County to settle the lawsuit Gaynor v. Westchester.

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.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: IMA: Act authorizing the County to enter into an IMA with the Town of Mount Pleasant to license certain parkland to the Town was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Parks.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Appointment: Resolution confirming the appointment of Grace Byrd to the County Council for Seniors was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on County Officers and Departments.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Appointment: Resolution confirming the appointment of Matthew Donovan to the County Fire Advisory Board 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 Donald Cecil to the County Transportation Board 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 Andrew Kulak to 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 Chief Gerard Mignone to 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 Charles E. O’Connor to the County Emergency Medical Services Advisory Board 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 Michael DeVittorio to the
County Fire Advisory Board 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 Chris Kalish to the County Emergency Medical Services Advisory Board 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 David L. Cheek to the County African American Advisory Board 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 Ximena Francella to the County Hispanic Advisory Board 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 Carlos Bernard to the County Hispanic Advisory Board 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 Piero Olcese to the County Hispanic Advisory Board was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on County Officers and Departments.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: IMA: Act authorizing the County to enter into an IMA with various municipalities for the administration of the Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant 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: Amendment: Local Law amending Local Law 2-2005 (Lease Agreement with Jet Support Systems) was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Appointment: Resolution confirming the appointment of William Magwood to the County Community Services Board 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 Jesse Crell to the County Refuse Disposal District No. 1 Advisory Board 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 George S. Mottarella to the County Refuse Disposal District No. 1 Advisory Board 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 James Finch to the County Refuse Disposal District No. 1 Advisory Board 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 Rocco Circosta to the County Refuse Disposal District No. 1 Advisory Board 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 David Snyder to the County Refuse Disposal District No. 1 Advisory Board 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 Anita Delgado to the County Hispanic Advisory Board 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 Susan Croll to the County Emergency Medical Services Advisory Board 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 Janet Walker to 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: IMA: Act authorizing the County to enter into an IMA to license Scout Field was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Parks.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Sewer District Modification: Act modifying the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District by the addition of 1 parcel located in the Town of Cortlandt was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations, the Committee on Public Works, the Committee on Cultural and Ethnic Diversity, and the Committee on Health.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: E911 Surcharge Funds: Act authorizing the expenditure of $2,485,000 in Enhanced 911 surcharge funds 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: IMA: Act authorizing the County to enter into IMA’s with local municipalities for the collection of cash bail through use of credit cards 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: IMA: Act authorizing the County to enter into IMA’s with local municipalities for snow and ice control on County roads within their boundaries 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: County Agricultural District: Resolution approving the inclusion of additional parcels within the County Agricultural District was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Environment.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $400,000 in County Bonds to finance improvements at County bus stops (T0030) was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Transportation.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $1,075,000 in County bonds to finance extension of the Bronx River Pathway from Harney Road to Crane Road (BPL11) 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: IMA: Local Law authorizing the County to enter into an IMA with the Village of Rye Brook whereby the County will lease the King Street Fields from the Village and contribute funds towards the construction of ball fields was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Parks.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $2,754,000 in bonds to finance the cost of construction of an athletic field at land leased by the County on King Street in the Village of Rye Brook (BLA01) was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Parks.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Capital Budget Amendment: Act amending the County 2005 Capital Budget by the addition of appropriations for Capital Project RB088 was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Parks.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $4,200,000 in bonds to finance the cost of partial reconstruction of Ridge Street and Wappanocca Avenue in the Village of Rye Brook (RB088) was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Parks.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Property Conveyance: Act authorizing the County to enter into an agreement wit the Village of Croton-on-Hudson whereby the County will convey an access road to the Village 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: Operating Budget Amendment: Act amending the 2004 County Operating Budget was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Parks.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Capital Budget Amendment: Act amending the County 2005 Capital Budget by increasing appropriations for Capital Project B0045 was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Parks.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $4,500,000 in bonds to finance the construction of Phase 5 of the South County Trailway in Yonkers (B0045) was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Parks.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Easement Agreement: Act authorizing the County to enter into an agreement with the City of Yonkers for the construction and maintenance of a Trailway was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Parks.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Davids Island: Act authorizing the County to make a joint application with the City of New Rochelle to NYS DEC for grant funding regarding Davids Island remediation work was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations, the Committee on Parks and the Committee on Environment.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Reappointment: Resolution reappointing Ralph Butler as member of the County Electrical Licensing Board was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on County Officers and Departments.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Reappointment: Resolution reappointing Marcus Griffith as a member of the County Planning Board was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on County Officers and Departments.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Agreement with WCHCC: Act authorizing the County to enter into an agreement with WCHCC whereby the County will provide shuttle bus services to WCHCC was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Transportation.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Transfer Resolution: Resolution transferring funds within various County departments was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMUNICATION: HON. MARTIN ROGOWSKY: WCHCC: Resolution from the Town of Rye supporting Operation Cure was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMUNICATION: CLERK OF THE BOARD: County Bus Strike/County Bus System: Correspondence from the Greenburgh Town Supervisor regarding the Westchester Manhattan Express Bus was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Community Affairs and the Committee on Transportation.

COMMUNICATION: HONS. JUDY MYERS & VITO PINTO: Human Rights Commission: Correspondence from the Mayor of New Rochelle regarding the referral of local cases to the County Human Rights Commission was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Legislation and the Committee on Community Affairs.

COMMUNICATION: HON. MICHAEL KAPLOWITZ: Indian Point: Resolution from the Town of North Castle opposing the re-licensing of Indian Point was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Environment and the Committee on Energy.

COMMUNICATION: HON. MARTIN ROGOWSKY: Renewable Energy: Legislative memorandum in support of a resolution authorizing the County to purchase renewable energy from various sources was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Legislation and the Committee on Energy.

COMMUNICATION: CLERK OF THE BOARD: Bronx River Parkway: Constituent correspondence in support of lighting the Bronx River Parkway was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Public Works and the Committee on Parks.

COMMUNICATION: CLERK OF THE BOARD: Facilities Request: Request from the Women’s Equality Day Committee, Reformed, for use of the BOL conference room was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Rules.

COMMUNICATION: HON TOM ABINANTI: HAVA: Resolution advocating certification of HAVA-compliant voting machines and related election law improvements was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Legislation and the Committee on Technology.

COMMUNICATION: HON. MARTIN ROGOWSKY: Home Rule Requests: Requesting that the State Legislature pass A.7161-A/S.4076-A and A.5568-A/S.2758-A was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Legislation and the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS: Sewer District Modification – Environmental: RES 75-2005: Resolution finding no significant impact on the environment from the removal of 420 parcels of property from the Saw Mill Valley Sanitary Sewer District.

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.
COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS: Sewer District Modification: ACT 114-2005: Act modifying the Saw Mill Sanitary Sewer District by the removal of 420 parcels of property located in the Town of New Castle.

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 & APPROPRIATIONS: Settlement of Claim: ACT 115-2005: Act authorizing the County to settle a claim against A.P.O.W. Towing LLC.

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 & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT 116-2005: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $125,000 in bonds to finance the reconstruction of Palmer Avenue in the Town of Mamaroneck (RB076).

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.

COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS & PUBLIC SAFETY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT 117-2005: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $550,000 in bonds to purchase equipment and services to upgrade the fire suppression system in the County’s Data Centers (BIT12).

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.

COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS & PUBLIC SAFETY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE: Agreement with WCHCC: ACT 118-2005: Act authorizing the County to enter into an agreement with WCHCC whereby the County will provide microbiological services for inmates of the County Correctional Facility.

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.

COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND HEALTH: Agreement with WCHCC: ACT 119-2005: Act authorizing the County to enter into an agreement with WCHCC whereby the County will provide WCHCC with environmental, microbiological toxicological and forensic services.

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.

COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS & PUBLIC SAFETY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE: Agreement with WCHCC: ACT 120-2005: Act authorizing the County to enter into an agreement with WCHCC whereby WCHCC shall provide colorectal screening services for County residents.

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 & APPROPRIATIONS: Legal Retainer: ACT 121-2005: Act authorizing the County to retain the law firm of Whiteman, Osterman & Hanna to provide legal representation on energy issues.

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 & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT 122-2005: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $2,472,000 in County Bonds to finance a Transit Communications and Vehicle Locater System (T0006).

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, Kaplowitz, Myers, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 12.

NAY: Legislators: Oros, Astorino, Burrows, LaMotte, Maisano – 5.

COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND PUBLIC WORKS: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT 123-2005: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $3,000,000 in County Bonds to finance pump upgrades and improvements at the North Yonkers Pump Station(SP02).

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.

COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND PUBLIC SAFETY & CRIMINAL JUSTICE: Capital Budget Amendment: ACT 124-2005: Bond Act amending the County 2005 Capital Budget regarding a Public Safety Helicopter.

Messrs. Kaplowitz and Wishnie 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 & APPROPRIATIONS AND PUBLIC SAFETY & CRIMINAL JUSTICE: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT 125-2005: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $2,500,000 in bonds to finance the purchase of a new helicopter for the County Police Department (BPS14).

Messrs. Kaplowitz and Wishnie 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 LEGISLATION AND SOLID WASTE AND RECYCLABLES: Amendment of County Law Chapter 826-A: LOCAL LAW INTO 5-2005: Local Law amending Chapter 826-A of the Laws of Westchester County (Solid Waste Licensing Law).

The following item was laid “over” under the Rules by Mr. Oros.

COMMITTEES ON LEGISLATION AND SOLID WASTE AND RECYCLABLES: New County Law Section 261.71: LOCAL LAW INTRO 6-2005: Local Law adding a new Section 261.71 to the Laws of Westchester County (granting additional powers to the Commissioner of Health to refer matters to the Solid Waste Commission).

The following item was laid “over” under the Rules by Mr. Oros.

COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATION: Home Rule Request: RES 76-2005: Resolution requesting that the State Legislature pass S. 5179/A.6851 amending NYS Tax Law relating to the Westchester County Sales and Use Tax.

The following item was laid “over” under the Rules by Mr. Astorino.

COMMITTEE ON COUNTY OFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS: Parks, Recreation and Conservation Board Appointment: RES 77-2005: Resolution confirming the appointment of Peter Herrero, Jr. to the County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Board.

Mr. Pinto presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.
COMMITTEE ON COUNTY OFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS: African American Advisory Board Reappointment: RES 78-2005: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Mae Williams to the County African American Advisory Board.

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 79-2005: Resolution confirming the reappointment of George Tockstein to 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: Fire Advisory Board Reappointment: RES 80-2005: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Harold Aken, III to 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: Traffic Safety Board Reappointment: RES 81-2005: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Jeffrey Coleman to the County Traffic Safety Board.

Mr. Pinto presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.
Memorial Resolutions: RES 82-2005:

Mr. Astorino: Camelli Fareri.
Mrs. LaMotte: John Warren Beach, Scott Joseph Plantholt, Alexander Ferguson, Francis Carey.
Mr. Pinto: James Hyland, Richard Kehoe, Josephine Perez, Dominick Cobuzzi, Anne Canepa.
Mr. Wishnie: Alfred Corti, Angela M. Antonell, Sylvia Baron, Glenn Carpenter Carretta, Johanna Kingston, Dominick J. Palmietto.
Mr. Wishnie and Mr. Oros: Evelyn Modoi Kleinman, Kenneth W. Cowan.
Mr. Alvarado: Leticia Garcia-Benito.
Mr. Maisano: Peter Mucci, Jr.
Mrs. Bronz, Mr. Abinanti, Mrs. Stewart-Cousins, and Mr. Burrows: Gwendolyn Lynch.
Mrs. Bronz & All Legislators: Dr. Kenneth Clark.

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.