MINUTES
COUNTY BOARD OF LEGISLATORS


JUNE 20, 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 June 6, 2005(Regular Meeting) be approved – Carried.

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

PUBLIC HEARING: COMMITTEE ON LABOR: Apprenticeship Training Programs: LOCAL LAW INTRO 13-2005: Proposed Local Law requiring that County contractors have in place apprenticeships training agreements.

There were five speakers.

No other person wishing to be heard, Mr. Young declared the Public Hearing closed.

PUBLIC HEARING: COMMITTEES ON LEGISLATION AND LABOR: Living Wage Law Amendment: LOCAL LAW INTRO 14-2005: Proposed Local Law amending the County Living Wage Incentive.

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: COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND PARKS: IMA – King Street Fields: LOCAL LAW INTRO 7-2005: 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.

Messrs. Kaplowitz and Alvarado presented the following report and Local Law and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Local Law 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.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS: COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND PARKS: Bond Act – King Street Fields: (BOND) ACT 144-2005: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $2,754,000 in bonds to finance the cost of construction of an athletic field and related improvements on King Street in the Village of Rye Brook (BLA01).

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

NAY: None.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS: COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND PARKS: Capital Budget Amendment – King Street Fields: ACT 145-2005: Act amending the County 2005 Capital Budget by the addition of appropriations for Capital Project RB088.

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

NAY: None
UNFINISHED BUSINESS: COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND PARKS: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT 146-2005: 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).

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

NAY: None
COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Sewer District Modification: Act modifying the Blind Brook Sanitary Sewer District by the addition of 18 parcels located in the Town of North Castle 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 Health and the Committee on Cultural and Ethnic Diversity.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Acceptance of Gift: Consent to accept a gift of $1,000 to support the Ward Pound Ridge Reservation 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 $500,000 in bonds for infrastructure improvements at the Vernon Plaza Family Center in Mount Vernon (BSS10) was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Housing.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Property Conveyance: Act authorizing the conveyance of .13 acres of County property to the Village of Ardsley was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: County Water District No.1: Act directing the Department of Environmental Facilities to proceed with improvements for County Water District No. 1 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: Appointment: Resolution appointing Daniel Seidel to the County Soil and Water District Conservation Board was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on County Officers and Departments.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Appointment: Resolution appointing Susan Larkin to the County Traffic Safety 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 Gussie Sanzillo to the County Parks, Recreation and Conservation 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 Barbara Edwards 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: Bond Act: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $1,500,000 in bonds to finance County-wide Roadway Rehabilitation Program (RB105) 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 $160,000 in bonds to finance Parkland Acquisition/Westchester Legacy Program (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: WCHCC Services: Act authorizing the County to amend an agreement with WCHCC whereby WCHCC provides comprehensive health services to inmates at the County Department of Correction was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Health.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Mortgage Tax Receipts: Act authorizing the Commissioner of Finance to pay Mortgage Tax Receipts to Cities, Towns and Villages was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY ATTORNEY: Law Firm Retainer: Act authorizing the amendment of a retainer agreement with the law firm of Pearce & Luz LLP for outside counsel services was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMUNICATION: CLERK OF THE BOARD: Relocation of Homeless Shelter: Correspondence from the Greenburgh Town Supervisor regarding the proposed relocation of the County Homeless Shelter was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Housing, the Committee on Public Safety and Criminal Justice and the Committee on Community Affairs.

COMMUNICATION: HON. GEORGE OROS: Excess Real Property: Correspondence regarding the possible sale of excess County property in White Plains was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMUNICATION: CLERK OF THE BOARD: ETPA Housing: Report from the NYS Division of Housing and Community Renewal on annual income and expenses for County buildings subject to the Emergency Tenant Protection Act of 1974 was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Housing.

COMMUNICATION: HONS. RICHARD WISHNIE & GEORGE OROS: Cortlandt Subdivision: Correspondence from the Town of Cortlandt regarding the application for preliminary approval of a major subdivision and related SEQRA review 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. ROBERT ASTORINO: Sewer District Modification: Correspondence from the Town of Mount Pleasant requesting the removal of parcels from the County Saw Mill Sewer District 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. TOM ABINANTI: Prescription Drug Costs: Resolution calling for the importation of FDA-approved prescription drugs was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Legislation and the Committee on Health.

COMMUNICATION: HON. MARTIN ROGOWSKY: Optical Scan Voting System: Correspondence from the League of Women Voters in support of optical scan voting systems was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Legislation and the Committee on Community Affairs.

COMMUNICATION: CLERK OF THE BOARD: Women’s Equality Day: Statement before the BOL on June 6, 2005 was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Rules.

COMMUNICATION: CLERK OF THE BOARD: Relocation of Homeless Shelter: Constituent correspondence regarding the proposed relocation of the County homeless shelter from the County Airport was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Housing, Public Safety and Criminal Justice, and the Committee on Community Affairs.

COMMUNICATION: HON. URSULA LAMOTTE: Sewage Diversion: Correspondence from the Bedford Town Supervisor regarding diversion and water quality in Bedford was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Health, the Committee on Public Works, the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Cultural and Ethnic Diversity.


COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS: Lease Agreement: RES 127-2005: Setting a Public Hearing on a proposed Local Law amending Local Law 2-2005. [Public Hearing set for July 11, 2005; at 7:30 p.m; LOCAL LAW INTRO 15-2005.]

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.
COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON COUNTY OFFICERS & DEPARTMENTS: Retiree Long Term Care Insurance Plan: ACT 153-2005: Act authorizing the County to participate in the NYS Public Employee and Retiree Long Term Care Insurance Plan.

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and 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, HOUSING AND THE ENVIRONMENT: Sprain Lake Estates: (BOND) ACT 154-2005: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $850,000 in bonds to finance the cost of infrastructure improvements related to the Sprain Lake Estates Affordable Housing Development Project in Yonkers.

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

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

NAY: Legislator: Abinanti - 1.

NOTE: Mr. Kaplowitz disclosed that one of his clients is a principal of the company and asked for an opinion from Deputy County Attorney Dolgin-Kmetz as to whether his recusal from voting would be appropriate. She stated that it would. Therefore, Mr. Kaplowitz recused himself from voting on this matter.


COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS, HOUSING AND THE ENVIRONMENT: Sprain Lake Estates: ACT155-2005: Act authorizing the County to enter into an IMA with the City of Yonkers and The Development Team, Inc. for the provision of funds to purchase and develop public improvements associated with the Sprain Lake Estates Affordable Housing Development Project in the City of Yonkers and to accept a related grant.

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

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

NAY: Legislator: Abinanti - 1.

RECUSED: Legislator: Kaplowitz
COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND TRANSPORTATION: Agreement with WCHCC: ACT 156-2005: Act authorizing the County to enter into an agreement with WCHCC whereby the County will provide shuttle bus service to WCHCC.

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and 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 WORKS: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT 157-2005: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $1,200,000 in bonds to finance the upgrade of electrical systems at the Peekskill Wastewater Treatment Plant (SPK03).

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and 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: Compromise of Claim: ACT 158-2005: Act authorizing the County Attorney to compromise the County’s claim to be reimbursed for health care benefits in relation to a legal action.

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and 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 SAFETY & CRIMINAL JUSTICE: Bail Collection: ACT 159-2005: Act authorizing the County to enter into IMA’s with local municipalities for the collection of bail through the use of credit cards.

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and 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: Oral Health Care Services: ACT 160-2005: Act authorizing the County to enter into an agreement with WCHCC whereby WCHCC shall provide oral health care services for area individuals with HIV/AIDS.

Mr. Kaplowitz and Mrs. Stewart-Cousins presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and 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: Woodfield Cottage Health Care Services: ACT 161-2005: Act authorizing the County to enter into an agreement with WCHCC whereby WCHCC shall provide medical services for residents of Woodfield Cottage.

Mr. Kaplowitz and Mrs. Stewart-Cousins presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and 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 & LABOR: Living Wage Law Amendment: LOCAL LAW INTRO 14-2005: Proposed Local Law amending the County Living Wage Incentive.

Messrs. Rogowsky and Alvarado presented the following report and Local Law and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and Local Law 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, HOUSING AND PUBLIC SAFETY & CRIMINAL JUSTICE: Discriminatory Housing Practices against Victims of Domestic Violence: RES 128-2005: Setting a Public Hearing on a proposed Local Law prohibiting discriminatory practices against victims of domestic violence and other abuse. [Public Hearing set for __________, 2005; at _____.m; LOCAL LAW INTRO 16-2005.]

The following item was laid “over” under the rules by Mr. Oros.
COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATION: Prescription Drug Costs: RES 129-2005: Resolution urging the federal government to allow the importation of FDA-approved prescription drugs.

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

COMMITTEE ON COUNTY OFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS: Traffic Safety Board Appointment: RES 130-2005: Resolution confirming the appointment of Lt. David W. Trancynger to the County Traffic Safety Board.

Mr. Pinto presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.
COMMITTEE ON COUNTY OFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS: Council for Seniors Appointment: RES 131-2005: Resolution confirming the appointment of Grace Byrd to the County Council for Seniors.

Mr. Pinto presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.
COMMITTEE ON COUNTY OFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS: Fire Advisory Board Appointment: RES 132-2005: Resolution confirming the appointment of Matthew Donovan 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: Refuse Disposal District No. 1 Advisory Board Reappointment: RES 133-2005: Resolution confirming the reappointment of David Snyder to 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 134-2005: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Constance R. Corbett to 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: Youth Board Reappointment: RES 135-2005: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Betty Lou Ward to the County Youth Board.

Mr. Pinto presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.
COMMITTEE ON COUNTY OFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS: Planning Board Reappointment: RES 136-2005: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Clinton Smith to the County Planning Board.

Mr. Pinto presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.
COMMITTEE ON COUNTY OFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS: Youth Board Reappointment: RES 137-2005: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Cynthia Adams to the County Youth Board.

Mr. Pinto presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.
COMMITTEE ON COUNTY OFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS: Airport Advisory Board Reappointment: RES 138-2005: Resolution confirming the reappointment of George Skinner to the County Airport Advisory 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 139-2005: Resolution confirming the reappointment of W. Garrison Jackson 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: Human Rights Commission Reappointment: RES 140-2005: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Wendy Serkin to the County Human Rights Commission.

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 141-2005: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Joel Klein to 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: Board of Health Reappointment: RES 142-2005: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Anthony Maddalena to the County Board of Health.

Mr. Pinto presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.
COMMITTEE ON COUNTY OFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS: Board of Health Reappointment: RES 143-2005: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Mary Ellen McGurty to the County Board of Health.

Mr. Pinto presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.
COMMITTEE ON COUNTY OFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS: Board of Health Reappointment: RES 144-2005: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Nancy Seligson to the County Board of Health.

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

COMMITTEES ON PUBLIC WORKS AND BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS: IMA: ACT 162-2005: Act authorizing the County to enter into IMA’s with local municipalities for snow and ice control on County roads.

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and 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 PUBLIC WORKS AND BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT 163-2005: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $200,000 in bonds to finance Alexander Street Pump Station Rehabilitation in the City of Yonkers (SNY75).

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and 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 PUBLIC WORKS AND BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT 164-2005: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $1,700,000 in bonds to finance Pump Station Rehabilitation in the Ossining Sanitary Sewer District (SOS75).

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and 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 LABOR: Apprenticeship Training Programs: LOCAL LAW INTRO 13-2005: Proposed Local Law requiring that County contractors have in place apprenticeships training agreements.

The following item was laid “over” under the rules by Mr. Oros.
COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Renewable Energy Sources: RES 145-2005: Resolution urging the state legislature to pass legislation allowing municipalities to purchase renewable energy.

Mr. Rogowsky presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.
CHAIR OF THE BOARD AND THE COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS: Home Rule Request: RES 146-2005: Resolution requesting that the New York State Legislature pass S.5670/A.8845 related to the issuance of bonds on behalf of the Westchester County Health Care Corporation.

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted by the following vote:

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

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

UNANIMOUS CONSENT: RES 147-2005: Setting policy for Westchester County related to WCHCC capital projects. (Item attached to above captioned item)

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted by the following vote:

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

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

CHAIR OF THE BOARD AND THE COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATION: Home Rule Request: RES 148-2005: Resolution requesting that the New York State Legislature pass S.5654-B/A.8924 related to the imposition of a sales and compensating use tax in any county that elects to participate on behalf of the lower Hudson Valley public health care services region for the Westchester County Health Care Corporation.

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

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

NAY: Legislators: Oros, LaMotte, Maisano – 3.

CHAIR OF THE BOARD AND THE COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATION: Home Rule Request: RES 149-2005: Resolution requesting that the New York State Legislature pass A.8554-A related to the imposition of a sales and compensating use tax in any county that elects to participate on behalf of the lower Hudson Valley public health care services region for the Westchester County Health Care Corporation.

Mr. Rogowsky presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted 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: Legislators: Maisano – 1.


(BOND) ACT 165-2005: Authorizing the issuance of bonds to finance the County’s share of the cost of construction of a September 11, 2001 Remembrance Memorial at Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla.

On motion of Mr. Kaplowitz, seconded by Mr. Wishnie the above captioned item was taken off the table 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.

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and 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.

Memorial Resolutions: RES 150-2005:

Mr. Oros: Mechtilde Kusterer.
Mr. Kaplowitz: John Curreri.
Mrs. LaMotte: Roy A. Colsey, Jr., Herbert P. Schueler, Lynn Barker, Elizabeth Gabrielle Butler, Victor Mead, Violet Kokinchak.
Mrs. LaMotte and Mr. Kaplowitz: David Weld.
All Legislators: Hon. Audrey G. Hochberg.

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.