MINUTES
COUNTY BOARD OF LEGISLATORS


JULY 11, 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 20, 2005(Regular Meeting) be approved – Carried.

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

PUBLIC HEARING: COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS: Lease Agreement Amendment: LOCAL LAW INTRO 15-2005: Local Law amending Local Law 2-2005 to reflect that Avitat Corporation has changed its name to 41 North 73 West, Inc.

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: COMMITTEE ON LABOR: Apprenticeship Training Programs: LOCAL LAW INTRO 13-2005: Proposed Local Law requiring that County contractors have in place apprenticeship training agreements approved by the NYS Commissioner of Labor.

On motion of Mr. Young, the following item was “recommitted” under the rules.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS: COMMITTEES ON LEGISLATION, HOUSING AND PUBLIC SAFETY & CRIMINAL JUSTICE: Discriminatory Housing & Employment 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 August 8, 2005; at 7:30.m; LOCAL LAW INTRO 16-2005.]

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

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Compromise of Claim: Act authorizing the County to compromise the county’s right to be reimbursed for health care and wage benefits (P.N.) was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Compromise of Claim: Act authorizing the County to compromise the county’s right to be reimbursed for health care and wage benefits (D.M.) was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Reappointment: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Brian Havranek 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 Thomas Clark 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 Timothy Tynan to the County Airport 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 Thomas Geiger to the County Public Utility Service Agency 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 Ernest Price 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: Tourist Promotion Agency: Resolution designating the County Office of Tourism as the Tourist Promotion Agency for Westchester County was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Energy and Economic Development.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $4,000,000 in bonds to finance Cellular Bulkhead Rehabilitation at the Yonkers Joint Treatment Plant (SY037) 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 $1,500,000 in bonds to finance North Yonkers Pump Station Electrical Equipment Upgrade (SPS04) 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 $1,250,000 in bonds to finance North Yonkers Pump Station Upgrades (SPS05) 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 $500,000 in bonds to finance Structural Evaluation of Alexander Street Pump Station Rehabilitation (SPS07) 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 $400,000 in bonds to finance North Yonkers Pump Station Forcemain Surge Chamber (SPS08) 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: Reappointment: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Dwight Douglas to 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: Appointment: Resolution confirming the appointment of Richard Friedman to the County Laboratories and Research Board of Managers was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on County Officers and Departments.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Acceptance of Gift: Consent to accept a gift of books to be used at the Ward Pound Ridge Reservation and other County parks was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Court Ordered Refunds: Information package of Court Ordered refunds which will be paid by the Commissioner of Finance was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: IMA: Act authorizing the County to enter into IMA’s within Westchester and area counties whereby the County will provide access to the Westchester County Repository for Integrated Criminalistic Information (RICI System) 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: South Waverly Street Affordable Housing Project: Act authorizing the County to enter into an IMA with the City of Yonkers for the provision of funds to purchase and develop public infrastructure improvements associated with the South Waverly Street Affordable Housing Project 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: South Waverly Street Affordable Housing Project – Bond Act: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $385,000 in bonds to finance the cost of infrastructure improvements related to the South Waverly Street Affordable Housing Project (BPL01) 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: Bond Act: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $500,000 in bonds to finance the rehabilitation of Playland’s Fire Suppression System (RP033) 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: Hudson River Estuary Program: Resolution directing the County Chief Information Officer to file an application for funds from the Hudson River Estuary Program was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Environment.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Appointment: Resolution confirming the appointment of Sgt. Matthew Lombardo as a member of 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 confirming the reappointment of Shelly Klein as a member of the County Human Rights Commission was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on County Officers and Departments.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: 2005/2006 Operating and Capital Budgets for Westchester Community College: Act adopting the Westchester County Community College Budget for 2005/2006 and making appropriations for the operation of Westchester Community College was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Surplus Properties: Act authorizing the conveyance of certain County-owned parcels deemed surplus properties was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Property Conveyance: Act authorizing the conveyance of certain County-owned residual parcels to various purchasers was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Property Conveyance: Act authorizing the conveyance of certain County-owned Putnam Right-of-Way surplus parcels to various purchasers 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 $750,000 in bonds to finance equipment acquisition for the Department of Labs and Research (BLR2A) was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: IMA: Act authorizing the County to enter into an IMA with municipal emergency response agencies whereby the County will provide radio and related equipment for communications purposes 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 $590,000 in bonds to finance infrastructure work at Lasdon Park (RLAS1) 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 $400,000 in bonds to finance Ward Pound Ridge Landfill Closure Infrastructure (RWPR2) 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 $300,000 in bonds to finance the design of a new maintenance facility at Croton Point Park (RCP10) 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: Civil Commitment for Sex Offenders: Correspondence from the CE to Governor Pataki calling for a special session of the State legislature to enact a civil commitment law for sex offenders was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Legislation and the Committee on Public Safety and Criminal Justice.

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY ATTORNEY: Retention of Counsel: Act authorizing the County to retain the law firm of Ohrenstein & Brown, LLP for litigation defense was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMUNICATION: LEGISLATORS MICHAEL KAPLOWITZ, TOM ABINANTI & URSULA LA MOTTE: 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 Cultural and Ethnic Diversity, the Committee on Public Works, the Committee on Health, the Committee on the Environment and the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

COMMUNICATION: HON. ROB ASTORINO: Sewer District Modification: Resolution from the Town of Mount Pleasant requesting the removal of a parcel from the County Saw Mill Sanitary 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: LEGISLATORS GEORGE OROS & MICHAEL KAPLOWITZ: Sewer District Modification: Resolution from the Town of Yorktown requesting the addition of one parcel from the County Peekskill Sanitary 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. URSULA LAMOTTE: Westair Aviation Services: Correspondence from Westair Aviation Services, LLC regarding operations at Westchester County Airport was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Transportation.

COMMUNICATION: HON. ANDREA STEWART COUSINS: Senior Citizen Mobility: Press article on senior transportation issues in the County was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Seniors.

COMMUNICATION: HON. TOM ABINANTI: Motor Vehicle Idling: Local Law No. 8 from the City of New Rochelle, regulating the idling of motor vehicles in the City of New Rochelle was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Environment and the Committee on Legislation.

COMMUNICATION: HON. MICHAEL KAPLOWITZ: Zone Pricing: Correspondence from Senator Nick Spano regarding state legislation prohibiting the use of zone pricing for gasoline products was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Environment.

COMMUNICATION: HON. TOM ABINANTI: Healthy Air Task Force: Correspondence from the Sierra Club regarding toxic pollution from airports and the Healthy Air Task Force was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Environment.

COMMUNICATION: HON. MICHAEL KAPLOWITZ: Indian Point: Resolution from the Town of Somers opposing the relicensing 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. VITO PINTO: Village of Tuckahoe: Correspondence from Legislator Pinto regarding a press article labeling Tuckahoe as a “dirty” environmental community was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Environment.

COMMUNICATION: HON. VITO PINTO: Bronx River Parkway Reflector System: Memorandum from Legislator Pinto regarding the Bronx River Parkway Reflector System was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Public Works and the Committee on Public Safety and Criminal Justice.

COMMUNICATION: HON. VITO PINTO: Park Benches: Constituent correspondence requesting the placement of park benches on the path between Leewood and Harvey Road in Crestwood was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Parks.

COMMUNICATION: HON. WILLIAM J. RYAN: Valhalla Fire District: Correspondence regarding the expired IMA between the County and the Valhalla Fire District 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.

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS: Lease Agreement: LOCAL LAW INTRO 15-2005: Local Law amending Local Law 2-2005 to reflect that Avitat Corporation has changed its name to 41 North 73 West, Inc.

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Local Law 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: Mortgage Tax Receipts: ACT 166-2005: Act authorizing the Commissioner of Finance to pay Mortgage Tax Receipts.

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 COMMITTEES ON PUBLIC WORKS & PARKS: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT 167-2005: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $2,000,000 in bonds to finance the cost of recreational area improvements for various comfort stations at County parks (RGIP2).

Messrs. Kaplowitz and Alvarado 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, Bronz, Burrows, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Myers, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 15.

NAY: Astorino, Maisano - 2.

COMMITTEES ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS & PUBLIC WORKS: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT 168-2005: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $6,760,000 in bonds to finance the cost of rehabilitation and upgrade of equipment at the Port Chester Wastewater Treatment Plant (SPC01).

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, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 16.

NAY: Legislator: Rogowsky - 1.

COMMITTEES ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS & PUBLIC WORKS: Bronx River Pathway – Environmental: RES 152-2005: Resolution finding no significant impact on the environment from the construction of a pathway and footbridges over the Bronx River and related underpasses.

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.
COMMITTEES ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS & PUBLIC WORKS: Bronx River Pathway – Bond Act: (BOND) ACT169-2005: Bond Act amending Bond Act 50-2004 authorizing the issuance of a total $1,075,000 in bonds to finance the cost of construction of the Bronx River Trailway (BPL11).

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 & PARKS: Putnam Right of Way/South County Trailway: ACT170-2005: Act amending the 2005 Capital Budget by increasing the appropriation for Capital Project B0045.

Messrs. Kaplowitz and Alvarado 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 & PARKS: Putnam Right of Way/South County Trailway – Bond Act: (BOND) ACT 171-2005: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $4,500,000 in bonds to finance the cost of construction of Phase 5 of the South County Trailway (B0045).

Messrs. Kaplowitz and Alvarado 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 & PARKS: Putnam Right of Way/South County Trailway – Easement: ACT 172-2005: Act authorizing the County to enter into an easement agreement with the City of Yonkers for the construction and use of a trailway located within Redmond Park in Yonkers.

Messrs. Kaplowitz and Alvarado 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 AND LEGISLATION: Alternative Minimum Tax: RES 173-2005: Resolution supporting efforts to reform the Alternative Minimum Tax in ways that will reduce the burden to middle class taxpayers.

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.
COMMITTEE ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS: Westchester Community College- 2005-2006 Budget Public Hearing: RES 153-2005: Resolution setting a Public Hearing on August 8, 2005 at 7 PM in the Chambers of the County Board of Legislators with respect to the proposed 2005/2006 Westchester Community College Budget (Act 174-2005).

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.
COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS: Westchester Community College- 2005-2006 Budget: RES 154-2005: Resolution suspending certain Rules of the Board of Legislators solely with regard to the 2005/2006 proposed WCC Budget.

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.
COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS: Westchester Community College- 2005-2006 Budget: RES 155-2005: Resolution adopting certain rules of conduct for the Public Hearing concerning the proposed 2005/2006 WCC Budget.

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.
COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT 175-2005: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $400,000 in bonds to finance County-wide bus stop improvements (T0030).

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 TRANSPORTATION: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT 176-2005: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $200,000 in bonds to finance White Plains Bus Terminal Improvements (T0019).

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: Inmate Health Care: ACT 177-2005: Act authorizing the County to amend an agreement with WCHCC whereby WCHCC provides health care services to inmates of the Department of Correction.

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 & PARKS: Parkland License: ACT 178-2005: Act authorizing the County to enter into an IMA with the Town of Mount Pleasant to license certain parkland known as “Patrick Henry Field”.

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 & PUBLIC WORKS: Bond Act: (BOND) ACT 179-2005: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $192,000 to finance the cost of a new generator at the Central Bus Maintenance Facility in Yonkers (T0023).

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 COUNTY OFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS: Industrial Development Agency Appointment: RES 156-2005: Resolution confirming the appointment of Karin Arrospide as a member of the County Industrial Development Agency.

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

Memorial Resolutions: RES 151-2005:

Mr. Pinto & All Legislators: Rudolph Squillante, William Winsman.
Mr. Pinto: Mary Elizabeth Gallagher, Mary R. Dilger, John Drew, Margaret Filiberti, Howard Blount, Rafaela Fortino.
Mr. Pinto & Mrs. Bronz: David Creighton.
Mrs. LaMotte: Catherine Ort, Kim Driver.
Mr. Wishnie: William R. McAnally.
Mr. Wishnie & All Legislators: Jane Dunn Lavery.
Mrs. Stewart- Cousins, Mrs. Spreckman & Mr. Burrows: Louis Rocco Massello.
Mr. Maisano: Nicholas Malfitani, Mafalada Barbara Harju, Patricia Propper, Sue Ann Schuck, Salvatore Caltabellotta, Mary Elizabeth Kelly, Myron Fuerstman, Francis Anthony Grillo, Henry Anthony DeFrancesca.
Mr. Ryan, Mr. Pinto, & Mr. Wishnie: Joseph Chichitano.

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