MINUTES
COUNTY BOARD OF LEGISLATORS

MAY 10, 2004 (7:00 P.M.)

 

The CountyBoard 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, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Latimer, Maisano, Mosiello, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 17.

 

Absent: None.

 

 

Motion – Approval of Minutes. Mr. Young moved that the minutes of April 13, 2004 (Regular Meeting) and April 26, 2004 (Regular Meeting) be approved – Carried.

 

 

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

 

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

 

PUBLIC HEARING: Control and Regulation of Income Tax Preparers: COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATION: LOCAL LAW INTRO 5-2004: Local Law with respect to the control and regulation of income tax preparers.

 

There were five speakers.

 

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

 

PUBLIC HEARING: Vehicle Contractor Display: COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATION: LOCAL LAW INTRO 6-2004: Local Law requiring that all motor vehicles operated by landscapers or gardeners display the landscaper or gardener’s name and address.

 

There was one speaker

 

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

 

PUBLIC HEARING: Amendment to Lease Agreement: COMMITTEE ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION: LOCAL LAW INTRO 7-2004: Local Law authorizing the County to consent to the assignment of a lease agreement with United Skyport Corporation.

 

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: Refuse Disposal District No. 1 – Amendment of 1998 District Report: COMMITTEE ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS: ACT 75-2004: Act amending the 1998 District Report of Refuse Disposal District No.1.

 

A motion was made, and withdrawn, by Mr. Abinanti to refer the following item to the Committee on Environment.

 

On motion of Mr. Young, the item was recommitted to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and the Committee on Public Works and will be referred by those committees to the Environment Committee.

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Flexible Voucher Program: COMMITTEE ON HOUSING: RES 65-2004: Resolution urging the abandonment of the Flexible Voucher Program proposal in its present form and seeking alternatives to address affordable housing needs in the County.

 

Mrs. Bronz presented the following Resolution and moved it adoption, which was declared adopted.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTYEXECUTIVE: Appointment: Confirming the appointment of Stanley Kurzban as a member of the County Council for Seniors was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on CountyOfficers and Departments.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTYEXECUTIVE: Appointment: Confirming the appointment of John Schesny as a member of the CountyLaboratories and Research Board of Managers was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on CountyOfficers and Departments.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTYEXECUTIVE: Appointment: Confirming the appointment of Keith Fennelly as a member of the County Fire Advisory Board was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on CountyOfficers and Departments.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTYEXECUTIVE: Reappointment: Confirming the reappointment of Henry Bergson as a member of the County Fire Advisory Board was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on CountyOfficers and Departments.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTYEXECUTIVE: Appointment: Confirming the appointment of Vincent Spadaro as a member of the County Fire Advisory Board was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on CountyOfficers and Departments.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTYEXECUTIVE: Appointment: Confirming the appointment of Richard Lyman as a member of the County Fire Advisory Board was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on CountyOfficers and Departments.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTYEXECUTIVE: Legal Retainer: Act authorizing the County to retain Nancy Rose, Esq. in connection with state reimbursement for medical assistance recipients was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTYEXECUTIVE: Homeland Security Grants: Act authorizing the County to enter into intermunicipal agreements regarding reimbursement of funds to prepare for and prevent terrorist activities was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and Public Safety and Criminal Justice.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTYEXECUTIVE: Acceptance of Gift: Consent to accept a gift of $10,000 from Ginsburg Development LLC to prepare a design oriented land use board primer was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTYEXECUTIVE: Amendment of Lease Agreement: Local Law authorizing the County to amend a lease agreement with Continental Hosts for the Glen Island Casino was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and Committee on Parks.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTYEXECUTIVE: Appointment: Confirming the appointment of Al J. Everett as a member of the Westchester County Fire Advisory Board was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on County Officers and Departments.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTYEXECUTIVE: Capital Budget Amendment: Act amending the 2004 Capital Budget was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and Committee on Public Works.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTYEXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $1,300,000 in bonds to finance the Countywide Road Rehabilitation Program (RB105) was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and Committee on Public Works.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTYEXECUTIVE: Capital Budget Amendment: Act amending the 2004 Capital Budget was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and Committee on Public Works.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTYEXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $400,000 in bonds to finance the Rehabilitation of June Road (RB089) was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and Committee on Public Works.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTYEXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $200,000 in bonds to finance Exterior Infrastructure Repairs, White Plains Complex (B014A) was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and Committee on Public Works.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTYEXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $1,800,000 in bonds to finance Old Mamaroneck Road Improvements. (RB017) was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and Committee on Public Works.

 

COMMUNICATION: (COUNTYATTORNEY): Legal Retainer: Act authorizing the County to retain the law firm of DelBello, Donnellan, et al. in connection with the Millennium Pipeline issue was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTYEXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $145,000 in bonds to finance Putnam Right-of-Way/South County Trailway (B0045) was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and Committee on Parks.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTYEXECUTIVE: Acquisition of Easement: Act authorizing the County to acquire an interest in an easement for alternate access to the Taxter Ridge property in Greenburgh was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and Committee on Parks.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTYEXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $400,000 in bonds to finance the new County Firing Range (BPS10) was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations, Committee on Public Safety and Committee on Parks.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTYEXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $1,250,000 in bonds to finance new and replacement equipment for various medical, forensic and toxicology departments of the County (BLR2A) was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and Committee on Health.

 

COMMUNICATION: HON. GEORGE LATIMER: Geese Control Contract: Correspondence from t he Parks Department regarding geese control funds was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Parks and Committee on Environment.

 

COMMUNICATION: LEGISLATORS TOM ABINANTI, MARTIN ROGOWSKY & JOSE ALVARADO: USA Patriot Act was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on: Correspondence from the American Booksellers Association urging the Board to adopt a resolution calling for the repeal of the Patriot Act was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Criminal Justice and Committee on Legislation.

 

COMMUNICATION: CLERK OF THE BOARD: Indian Point: Resolution from the Town of Pound Ridge opposing the relicensing of Indian Point was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Energy and Committee on Environment.

 

COMMUNICATION: CLERK OF THE BOARD: Underage Smoking: Correspondence from Assemblywoman Sandra Galef requesting support for state legislation (A. 9896) that would raise the minimum age for purchasing tobacco to 19 was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Legislation and Committee on Health.

 

COMMUNICATION: HON. MICHAEL KAPLOWITZ: Indian Point: Resolution from the City of Newark, NJ supporting the decommission of the Indian Point power station was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Energy and Committee on Environment.

 

COMMUNICATION: HON. RICHARD WISHNIE: Sewer District Modification: Resolution from the Town of Ossining requesting the removal of six parcels from the County sewer district was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and Committee on Public Works.

 

COMMUNICATION: HON. JOSE ALVARADO: USA Patriot Act: Correspondence from the NYCLU regarding provisions of the USA Patriot Act was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Criminal Justice and Committee on Legislation.

 

COMMUNICATION: HON. TOM ABINANTI: Indian Point: Forwarding a copy of the Hudson Riverkeeper Indian Point Campaign Bulletin was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Energy and Committee on Environment.

 

COMMUNICATION: HON. TOM ABINANTI: Indian Point: Resolution from the Ramapo Town Board opposing the relicensing of Indian Point was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Energy and Committee on Environment.

 

COMMUNICATION: LEGISLATORS LOU MOSIELLO, JOSE ALVARADO AND GEORGE OROS: Women’s Prison: Correspondence from the Westchester County Corrections Officers Benevolent Association regarding the closure of the Women’s prison was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Criminal Justice, Committee on Community Affairs and Committee on Labor.

 

COMMUNICATION: HON. MICHAEL KAPLOWITZ: Indian Point: Correspondence from the NRC regarding the possible renewal of operating licenses for the Indian Point nuclear power plants was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Energy and Committee on Environment.

 

COMMUNICATION: CLERK OF THE BOARD: Local Tax Payment Calendar: Correspondence from the Greenburgh Town Supervisor regarding a request to change the deadline on which local taxes are due was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

 

COMMUNICATION: HON. GEORGE OROS: Sewer District Modification: Resolution from the Town of Yorktown requesting that one parcel of land from the Hunterbrook Sanitary Sewer District be incorporated into the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District (Sherry Drive) was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and Committee on Public Works.

 

COMMUNICATION: LEGISLATORS JOSE ALVARADO & VITO PINTO: Home Improvement Contractors: Constituent correspondence expressing concern over recent legislation requiring additional vehicle decals for gardeners or landscapers was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Legislation and Committee on Community Affairs.

 

COMMUNICATION: HON. MICHAEL KAPLOWITZ: Sewer District Modification: Resolution from the Town of Yorktown requesting that certain parcels in the Mohegan East Sewer District be incorporated into the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and Committee on Public Works.

 

COMMUNICATION: HON. MICHAEL KAPLOWITZ: Sewer District Modification: Resolution from the Town of Yorktown requesting that certain parcels in the Hunterbrook Sewer District be incorporated into the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and Committee on Public Works.

 

COMMUNICATION: HON. URSULA LAMOTTE: Indian Point: Resolution from the Town of Pound Ridge opposing the relicensing of Indian Point was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Energy and Committee on Environment.

 

COMMUNICATION: LEGISLATORS GEORGE LATIMER & MARTIN ROGOWSKY: Parkland: Constituent correspondence regarding a potential parkland project on U.S. 1 in the City of Rye was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Parks and Committee on Community Affairs.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTYATTORNEY: Lawsuit Settlement: Act authorizing the CountyAttorney to settle the lawsuit Tehan et al. v. Fucale, the County of Westchester, et al. was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

 

COMMUNICATION: HON. MARTIN ROGOWSKY: Indian Point: Resolution from the Village of Port Chester opposing the relicensing of Indian Point was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Energy and Committee on Environment.

 

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION: Amendment to Lease Agreement: LOCAL LAW INTRO 7-2004: Local Law authorizing the County to consent to the assignment of a lease agreement with United Skyport Corporation.

 

Mr. Kaplowitz 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, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Latimer, Maisano, Mosiello, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 17.

 

NAY: None.
COMMITTEE ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS: Bond Act – Environmental:

RES 68-2004: Resolution finding no significant impact on the environment from the issuance of bonds to fund the construction of a ramp on the Bronx River Parkway.

 

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.
COMMITTEEON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS: Bond Act – Lower Portion Bronx River Parkway: (BOND) ACT 79-2004: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $610,000 in bonds to finance the Lower Portion, Bronx River Parkway Northbound Exit Ramp, Yonkers Avenue (P0007).

 

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, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Latimer, Maisano, Mosiello, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 17.

 

NAY: None.
COMMITTEEON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS: Sewer District Modification: RES 69-2004: Resolution setting a Public Hearing on a proposed Act modifying the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District by the addition of 1 parcel located in the Town of Somers. [Public Hearing set for May 24, 2004; at 7:30 p.m.; Act 80-2004.]

 

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.
COMMITTEE ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS: Bond Act – Jay Street: (BOND) ACT_____-2004: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $200,000 in bonds to finance the Jay Street Capital Project (RB073).

 

On motion of Mr. Young, the following item was recommitted.
COMMITTEE ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS: Bond Act – Hardscrabble Road: (BOND) ACT_____-2004: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $500,000 in bonds to finance the Hardscrabble Road Capital Project (RB043).

 

On motion of Mr. Young, the following item was recommitted.
COMMITTEEON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS: Bond Act – Emergency Generators: (BOND) ACT 81-2004: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $160,000 in bonds to finance the Installation of Emergency Generators at 112 E. Post Road (B0020).

 

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, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Latimer, Maisano, Mosiello, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 16.

 

NAY: Astorino - 1.
COMMITTEEON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION: Bond Act – Replacement of Highway Control Signage: (BOND) ACT 82-2004: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $300,000 in bonds to finance the Replacement of Highway/Traffic Control Signage (RB072).

 

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, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Latimer, Mosiello, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 16.

 

NAY: Maisano – 1.

 

COMMITTEEON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS: Fund Transfers: ACT 83-2004: Act amending the 2003 County Operating Budget by authorizing certain transfers of funds.

 

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, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Latimer, Maisano, Mosiello, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 17.

 

NAY: None.
COMMITTEEON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS: Bond Act – Various County Buildings: (BOND) ACT 84-2004: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $300,000 in bonds to finance the partial design reconstruction of various county buildings (B0077).

 

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, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Latimer, Maisano, Mosiello, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 17.

 

NAY: None.
COMMITTEEON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS: Bond Act – Utility Tunnels: (BOND) ACT 85-2004: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $1,100,000 in bonds to finance the partial reconstruction of various utility tunnels at the Department of Correction (B0019).

 

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, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Latimer, Maisano, Mosiello, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 17.

 

NAY: None.
COMMITTEE ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS: Bond Act – Sanitary and Storm Piping: (BOND) ACT 86-2004: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $200,000 in bonds to finance sanitary and storm sewer system improvements at the Valhalla Campus (B0009).

 

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, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Latimer, Maisano, Mosiello, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 17.

 

NAY: None.
COMMITTEEON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS: Compromise of Claim: ACT 87-2004: Act authorizing the County to compromise the County’s claim to be reimbursed for health care benefits paid to or on behalf of a county employee.

 

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, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Latimer, Maisano, Mosiello, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 17.

 

NAY: None.

 

COMMITTEEON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS: Fire Alarm Systems: (BOND) ACT 88-2004: Bond Act authorizing the County to issue $180,000 in bonds to finance upgrades at the Fire Alarm System at the Valhalla Campus (B0018).

 

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, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Latimer, Maisano, Mosiello, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 17.

 

NAY: None.
COMMITTEEON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON HOUSING: Mount Vernon Affordable Housing: ACT 89-2004: Act authorizing the County to purchase and convey property certain real property located in Mount Vernon for the purpose of providing affordable housing.

 

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, LaMotte, Latimer, Maisano, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 14.

 

NAY: Oros, Astorino, Mosiello – 3.
COMMITTEEON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON HOUSING: Mount Vernon Affordable Housing: (BOND) ACT 90-2004: Bond Act authorizing the County to issue $1,045,000 in bonds to finance the cost of acquisition of land and improvements in the City of Mount Vernon to provide affordable rental housing.

 

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, LaMotte, Latimer, Maisano, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 14.

 

NAY: Oros, Astorino, Mosiello – 3.
COMMITTEEON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY: Use and Dissemination Agreements: ACT 91-2004: Act authorizing the County to enter into Use and Dissemination Agreements with local municipalities, whereby the County will act as lead agency to coordinate use of New YorkState’s Traffic and Criminal Software program.

 

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, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Mosiello, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 16.

 

NAY: None.

 

Mr. Latimer was out for the vote.
COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATION: Vehicle Contractor Display: LOCAL LAW INTRO 6-2004: Local Law requiring that all motor vehicles operated by landscapers or gardeners display the landscaper’s or gardener’s name and address.

 

On motion of Mr. Young, the following item was recommitted.
COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATION: Home Rule Request: RES 70-2004: Resolution approving the drafting of a Home Rule Request urging the enactment of Senate Bill No. 7112/Assembly Bill No. 10230 (fees for polygraph and related services).

 

On motion of Mr. Abinanti, the following item was laid “OVER” under the rules.
COMMITTEE ON COUNTYOFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS: Domestic Violence Council Reappointment: RES 71-2004: Confirming the reappointment of Robin Bauer as a member of the County Domestic Violence Council Board.

 

Mr. Pinto presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.
COMMITTEE ON COUNTYOFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS: Domestic Violence Council Reappointment: RES 72-2004: Confirming the reappointment of Kimberly Thomsen as a member of the County Domestic Violence Council Board.

 

Mr. Pinto presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.
COMMITTEEONCOUNTYOFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS: Electrical Licensing Board Reappointment: RES 73-2004: Confirming the reappointment of Dennis McSpedon as a member of the County Electrical Licensing Board.

 

Mr. Pinto presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.
COMMITTEEONCOUNTYOFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS: Fire Advisory Board Reappointment: RES 74-2004: Confirming the reappointment of Daniel Raftery as a member of the County Fire Advisory Board.

 

Mr. Pinto presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.
COMMITTEEONCOUNTYOFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS: Police Advisory Board Reappointment: RES 75-2004: Confirming the reappointment of Lawrence Graham as a member of the County Police Advisory Board.

 

Mr. Pinto presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.
COMMITTEEONCOUNTYOFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS: Council for Seniors Reappointment: RES 76-2004: Confirming the reappointment of Jean Schwartz as a member of the County Council for Seniors.

 

Mr. Pinto presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.
COMMITTEEONCOUNTYOFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS: Women’s Advisory Board Appointment: RES 77-2004: Confirming the appointment of Marie Rossi as an at-large member of the CountyWomen’s Advisory Board.

 

Mr. Pinto presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.
COMMITTEEONCOUNTYOFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS: Women’s Advisory Board Appointment: RES 78-2004: Confirming the appointment of Reina Schiffrin as an at-large member of the CountyWomen’s Advisory Board.

 

Mr. Pinto presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.
COMMITTEEONCOUNTYOFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS: Women’s Advisory Board Appointment: RES 79-2004: Confirming the appointment of Janet Walker as an at-large member of the CountyWomen’s Advisory Board.

 

Mr. Pinto presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.
COMMITTEEONCOUNTYOFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS: Women’s Advisory Board Appointment: RES 80-2004: Confirming the appointment of Cecile Singer as an at-large member of the CountyWomen’s Advisory Board.

 

Mr. Pinto presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.
COMMITTEEONCOUNTYOFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS: Traffic Safety Board Reappointment: RES 81-2004: Confirming the reappointment of Thomas Belfiore as a member of the County Traffic Safety Board.

 

Mr. Pinto presented the following Resolution and moved its adoption, which was declared adopted.
COMMITTEEON PUBLIC SAFETY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND COMMITTEEON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS: Bond Act – Support Services Facility: (BOND) ACT 92-2004: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $525,000 in bonds to finance plans for the construction of a new building at the FireTrainingCenter on the Grasslands Reservation (BES03).

 

Mr. 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, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Maisano, Mosiello, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 16.

 

NAY: None.

 

Mr. Latimer was out for the vote.

 

COMMITTEEON RULES: Facility Use Rules: RES 82-2004: Resolution establishing rules and regulations affecting the use of Legislative facilities located in the MichaelianOfficeBuilding for public events.

 

On motion of Mr. Astorino, the following item was laid “OVER” under the rules.
COMMITTEE ON HOUSING AND COMMITTEE ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS: West End 2000 Project: ACT_____-2004: Act authorizing the County to enter into an amendment of an agreement with the City of New Rochelle (”City”) and other parties and authorizing the County to enter into a separate intermunicipal agreement with the City regarding the West End 2000 Project Phase I and to accept a related grant.

 

On motion of Mr. Young, the following item was recommitted.
COMMITTEEON HOUSING AND COMMITTEEON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS: West End 2000 Project: (BOND) ACT_____-2004: Bond Act authorizing the County to issue $3,150,000 in bonds to finance the cost of infrastructure improvements related to the West End 2000 Affordable Housing Project.

 

On motion of Mr. Young, the following item was recommitted.

 

Memorial Resolutions: RES 83-2004:

 

Mr. Pinto, Mr. Latimer & Mr. Maisano: Mary F. Robertshaw

Mr. Astorino: James Jensen, Sr.

Mr. Abinanti: Gloria R. Evans

Mrs. LaMotte: Jean T. Ensign

Mr. Mosiello and Mr. Pinto: Hon. Alan R. Wentzel

Mr. Pinto: Elizabeth Lubrino, Carlotta DiRienzo, Judge Alan Wentzel

Mr. Maisano: Henriette G. Kutner, Michael Portella, Anthony Care

Mr. Kaplowitz: Susan Sherman Smith, Madeline Borrelli, Helen Hazel Kasper

Mr. Latimer: John J. Thompson, Sr.

Mrs. Stewart-Cousins: Brenda Couch Morton

Mrs. Bronz: Festus Webb

Mr. Young: Natalie Spann

 

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