MINUTES
COUNTY BOARD OF LEGISLATORS

MARCH 22, 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 March 8, 2004 (Regular Meeting) and March 15, 2004 (Special 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: Sewer District Modification: COMMITTEE ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS: ACT 29-2004: Act modifying the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District by the addition of 2 parcels located in the Town of Cortlandt.

 

There were no speakers.

 

No other person wishing to be heard, Mr. Young declared the Public Hearing closed.
PUBLIC HEARING: Water Containing Nicotine Sales to Minors: COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATION AND THE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY: LOCAL LAW 4-2004: Local Law restricting the sale of water containing nicotine to minors.

 

There were no speakers.

 

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

 

PUBLIC HEARING: Sewer District Modification:

COMMITTEEON PUBLIC WORKS AND THE COMMITTEE ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS: ACT 36-2004: Act modifying the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District by the addition of 1 parcel located in the Town of Cortlandt.

 

There were no speakers.

 

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

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Bond Act – SprainLake Estates: COMMITTEE ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON THE ENVIRONMENT AND THE COMMITTEE ON HOUSING: (BOND) ACT 21-2004: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $850,000 in bonds to finance the cost of infrastructure improvements related to the Sprain Lakes Estate Affordable Housing Development Project in Yonkers.

 

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

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS: SprainLake Estates: COMMITTEE ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON THE ENVIRONMENT AND THE COMMITTEE ON HOUSING : ACT 22-2004: Act authorizing the County to enter into an intermunicipal agreement with the City of Yonkers and The Development Team, Inc. for the provision of funds to purchase and construct improvements associated with the Sprain Lakes Estate Affordable Housing Development in Yonkers.

 

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

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS: CountyInvestment Policy: COMMITTEE ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS: ACT 27-2004: Act establishing a revised Investment Policy for the County of 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, Kaplowitz, LaMotte, Latimer, Maisano, Mosiello, Pinto, Rogowsky, Spreckman, Stewart-Cousins, Wishnie, Chair – 17.

 

NAY: None.

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS: COMMITTEEON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS: Retainer of Counsel: ACT 32-2004: Act authorizing the County to retain the law firm of Nixon Peabody, LLP to provide legal representation in connection with WCHCC.

 

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.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTYEXECUTIVE: Acceptance of Gift: Acceptance of a gift from Rockefeller & Company to support the WestchesterCountyTrailsideNatureMuseum was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTYEXECUTIVE: Traffic Safety Board Reappointment: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Ralph Butler as a member of the County Traffic Safety Board was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on CountyOfficers and Departments.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTYEXECUTIVE: Electrical Licensing Board Reappointment: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Garry R. Lynch as a member of the County Electrical Licensing Board was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on CountyOfficers and Departments.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTYEXECUTIVE: Emergency Medical Services Board Reappointment: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Scott T. Moore as a member of the County Emergency Medical Services Board was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on County Officers and Departments.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTYEXECUTIVE: Emergency Medical Services Board Reappointment: Resolution confirming the reappointment of Roland Faucher as a member of the County Emergency Medical Services Board was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on CountyOfficers and Departments.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Community Services Board Appointment: Resolution confirming the appointment of Carolyn S. Hedlund as a member of the County Community Services Board was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on CountyOfficers and Departments.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTYEXECUTIVE: Women’s Advisory Board Appointment: Resolution confirming the appointment of Nancy Fitch as a member of the CountyWomen’s Advisory Board was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on CountyOfficers and Departments.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTYEXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $1,045,00 in bonds to finance the cost of land acquisition in Mount Vernon for purposes of providing affordable housing was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and Committee on Housing.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTYEXECUTIVE: Property Conveyance: Act authorizing the County to purchase and convey real property in Mount Vernon for purposes of providing 82 units of affordable housing was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and Committee on Housing.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTYEXECUTIVE: Continuation of Benefits: Act extending the effective date to provide certain salary and benefits to County employees serving in the Ready Reserve 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 $170,000 in County bonds to finance CountyCenter site work (RCC10) 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 $1,250,000 in bonds to finance the cost of repair and restoration of the Dragon Coaster ride at Playland Park (RP23A) 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 $150,000 in bonds to finance the Diesel Retrofit Program (T0038) 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 the cost of Replacement of sanitary and Storm Piping, Valhalla Campus (B0009) 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 $180,000 in bonds to finance the cost of Fire Alarm System Upgrade, Valhalla (B0018) was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and Committee on Public Works.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $1,000,000 in bonds to finance the cost of Utility Tunnels Repair, Valhalla – Bond Act Amendment (B0019) 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 $160,000 in bonds to finance the cost of Emergency Generator Installation, 112 E. Post Road (B0020) was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and Committee on Public Works.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $100,000 in bonds to finance the cost of Rehabilitation of Brockway Place Garage (B0064) 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 $300,000 in bonds to finance the cost of Infrastructure Improvements, Valhalla (B0077) 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 County 2004 Capital Budget, Hilltop Hanover Renovations 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 $900,000 in bonds to finance the cost of Hilltop Hanover Restoration (B0080) 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 $500,000 in bonds to finance the cost of repair, Hardscrabble Road, NorthSalem (RB043) was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and Committee on Public Works.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $300,000 in bonds to finance the cost of Replacement of Highway/Traffic Control Signage (RB072) was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations, Committee on Transportation and Committee on Public Works.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $200,000 in bonds to finance the cost of Jay Street CR-307 (RB073) was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and Committee on Public Works.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Bond Act: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $610,000 in bonds to finance the cost of Lower Portion BRP, Northbound Exit Ramp, Yonkers Avenue (P0007) was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and Committee on Public Works.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTYEXECUTIVE: Refuse Disposal District No. 1: Act amending the District Report authorizing the reallocation of approved expenditures among seven district projects was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and Committee on Public Works.

 

COMMUNICATION: COUNTYEXECUTIVE: Gift Cards: Local Law requiring the posting of fee and charges associated with gift cards or certificates was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Legislation and Committee on Community Affairs.

 

COMMUNICATION: HON. BILL RYAN: Solid Waste and Recyclables Collection Law: Correspondence requesting the Board consider amendments to the County Solid Waste and Recyclables Collection Law was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Legislation and the Committee on Solid Waste.

 

COMMUNICATION: HON. GEORGE LATIMER: Rye Interfaith Housing: Correspondence from the Rye Interfaith Housing Corp. regarding an affordable housing site in Rye was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Housing.

 

COMMUNICATION: HON. TOM ABINANTI: 2003 Soil and Water Conservation District Report: 2003 Annual Report from the Westchester County Soil and Water Conservation District was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Environment.

 

COMMUNICATION: HON. GEORGE LATIMER: PESH Complaint: Forwarding CSEA 9200 PESH Complaints/Status was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Labor.

 

COMMUNICATION: HON. LOU MOSIELLO: Cell Phone Safety:

Memorandum asking the Board to pass a resolution calling on the State Department of Motor Vehicles to charge points against a driver’s license for violation of state Cell Phone Safety law (correction and reprint - 3/8/04 – also referred to LEG) was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Criminal Justice.

 

COMMUNICATION: CLERK OF THE BOARD: Unfunded State Mandates: Resolution from the Schuyler County Legislature in support of NYS legislation prohibiting unfunded mandates was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Legislation, Committee on Intergovernmental Relations and Committee on Mandates.

 

COMMUNICATION: HON. JAMES MAISANO: National Blue Wave Campaign: Correspondence and criteria review form for Blue Wave certification for clean beaches was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Environment and Committee on Parks.

 

COMMUNICATION: HON. GEORGE LATIMER: Reed Sanctuary Roadway: Correspondence from the Rye City Conservation Commission/Advisory Council opposing the Reed Sanctuary roadway was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Parks.

 

COMMUNICATION: LEGISLATORS MICHAEL KAPLOWITZ & MARTIN ROGOWSKY: Indian Point: Resolution from the Village of Croton-on-Hudson calling on the NRC to reject the re-licensing of Indian Point was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Energy and Committee on Environment.

 

COMMUNICATION: HON. MARTIN ROGOWSKY: Code of Ethics: Legislative Memorandum requesting an amendment to the County Ethics Law regarding financial disclosure was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Legislation and Committee on CountyOfficers and Departments.

 

COMMUNICATION: HON. LOIS BRONZ: Residential Septic Systems: Resolution from the SchoharieCounty legislature opposing state legislation regarding the regulation of residential septic systems was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Environment and Committee on Health.

 

COMMUNICATION: HON. GEORGE OROS: Sewer District Modification: Resolution from the Town of Yorktown requesting that the County incorporate a parcel 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. GEORGE OROS: Minimum Wage: Forwarding a copy of S.3291-C, state legislation increasing the minimum wage was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Legislation, Committee on Budget and Appropriations and Committee on Labor.

 

COMMUNICATION: CLERK OF THE BOARD: New YorkState Pension System: Resolution from the Town of Yorktown Town Board requesting that the State address rising pension obligations and their impact on local government was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and Committee on Intergovernmental Relations.

 

COMMUNICATION: CLERK OF THE BOARD: Bee-Line System: Resolution from the Town of Yorktown Town Board requesting that the State add funds back into the State Operating Budget to assure continued operation of the Bee-Line System was on motion of Mr. Young received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget and Appropriations and Committee on Transportation.

 

 

COMMITTEEON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS: Sewer District Modification Environmental: RES 29-2004: Stating that there will be no significant adverse impact on the environment by the addition of 2 parcels located in the Town of Cortlandt to the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District.

 

This item was placed on the agenda by unanimous consent.

 

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

 

COMMITTEEON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS: Sewer District Modification: ACT 29-2004: Act modifying the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District by the addition of 2 parcels located in the Town of Cortlandt.

 

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 SAFETY: Reimbursement for Prisoner Transportation: ACT 37-2004: Act authorizing the County to enter into an intermunicipal agreement with the Town of Greenburgh to provide reimbursement for prisoner transportation to the CountyJail.

 

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

 

NAY: None.

 

COMMITTEEON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATION: Home Rule Request: RES 30-2004: Resolution approving the making of a Home Rule Request in support of A.8253-A/S.4858-A, regarding an alternative retirement plan for County correction officers.

 

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

 

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS: County Clerk – Increased Mortgage Tax Allotment: RES 31-2004: Resolution determining that the amount of $991,466 is reasonable and necessary allowance for the recoding officer of the County for the employment of clerks and assistants and other expenses in connection with the administration of the Mortgage recording Tax Law Office in the Office of the County Clerk.

 

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

 

COMMITTEEON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONSAND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS: Capital Budget Amendment: ACT 58-2004: Act amending the County 2004 Capital Budget for SM092 Nutrient Removal.

 

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act which was laid “OVER” under the rules by Mr. Latimer.

 

COMMITTEEON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONSAND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS: Bond Act – Nutrient Removal: (BOND) ACT 59-2004: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $1,000,000 in bonds to finance the design and construction of a Nutrient Removal System in the Mamaroneck Valley Sanitary Sewer System (SM092).

 

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act which was laid “OVER” under the rules by Mr. Latimer.

 

COMMITTEEON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON THE ENVIRONMENT: CountyAirport: ACT 38-2004: Act authorizing the County to accept NYS DOT grant funds for project A0025, Electrical System Upgrade.

 

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 THE ENVIRONMENT: CountyAirport: ACT 39-2004: Act authorizing the County to amend the 2004 Capital Budget by adjusting the financing of project A0025.

 

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 THE ENVIRONMENT: CountyAirport: ACT 40-2004: Act authorizing the County to accept NYS DOT grant funds for project A056A, Heavy Equipment Acquisition.

 

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 THE ENVIRONMENT: CountyAirport: ACT 41-2004: Act authorizing the County to amend the 2004 Capital Budget by adjusting the financing of project A056A.

 

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 THE ENVIRONMENT: CountyAirport: ACT 42-2004: Act authorizing the County to accept NYS DOT grant funds for project A0095, Miscellaneous Security Projects.

 

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 THE ENVIRONMENT: CountyAirport: ACT 43-2004: Act authorizing the County to amend the 2004 Capital Budget by adjusting the financing of project A0095.

 

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 THE ENVIRONMENT: CountyAirport: ACT 44-2004: Act authorizing the County to accept NYS DOT grant funds for project A0084, Basins A&B Access Road.

 

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 THE ENVIRONMENT: CountyAirport: ACT 45-2004: Act authorizing the County to amend the 2004 Capital Budget by adjusting the financing of project A0084.

 

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 THE ENVIRONMENT: CountyAirport: ACT 46-2004: Act authorizing the County to accept NYS DOT grant funds for project A0069, Deicing Facility study.

 

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

 

AYE: Legislators: Young, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, 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 THE ENVIRONMENT: CountyAirport: ACT 47-2004: Act authorizing the County to amend the 2004 Capital Budget by adjusting the financing of project A0069.

 

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

 

AYE: Legislators: Young, Oros, Abinanti, Alvarado, 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 THE ENVIRONMENT: CountyAirport: ACT 48-2004: Act authorizing the County to accept NYS DOT grant funds for project A0050, Security Fencing and Cameras.

 

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 THE ENVIRONMENT: CountyAirport: ACT49-2004: Act authorizing the County to amend the 2004 Capital Budget by adjusting the financing of project A0050.

 

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 PARKS: BondAct-BronxRiver Reservation Trailway: (BOND) ACT 50-2004: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $232,000 in bonds to finance the Bronx River Reservation Trailway (BPL11).

 

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: Capital Budget Amendment: ACT 60-2004: Act amending the County 2004 Capital Budget for SNR93 Nutrient Removal.

 

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act which was laid “OVER” under the rules by Mr. Oros.

 

COMMITTEEON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS: Bond Act – Nutrient Removal: (BOND) ACT 61-2004: Bond Act authorizing the issuance of $2,000,000 in bonds to finance the design and construction of a Nutrient Removal System in the New Rochelle Sanitary Sewer System (SM092).

 

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act which was laid “OVER” under the rules by Mr. Oros.

 

COMMITTEEON LEGISLATION AND THE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY: Water Containing Nicotine Sales to Minors: LOCAL LAW 4-2004: Local Law restricting the sale of water containing nicotine to minors.

 

Mr. Rogowsky 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.

 

COMMITTEEON LEGISLATION AND THE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY: Control and Regulation of Income Tax Preparers: RES 32-2004: Setting a Public Hearing on a proposed Local Law with respect to the control and regulation of tax preparers. [Public Hearing set for __________, 2004; at _____.m; Local Law Intro 5-2004.]

 

Mr. Rogowsky presented the following report and Act which was laid “OVER” under the rules by Mr. Oros.

 

COMMITTEEON LEGISLATION: Medicaid Cap: RES 33-2004: Resolution calling upon New YorkState to make fundamental structural reform to the Medicaid program, including capping the local share of Medicaid at the 2003 base levels.

 

Mr. Rogowsky presented the following Resolution which was laid “OVER” under the rules by Mr. Oros.

 

COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIONAND THE COMMITTEE ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON LABOR: Minimum Wage: RES 34-2004: Resolution calling for an increase in the federal and state minimum wage to $7.10 per hour.

 

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

 

 

COMMITTEEONCOUNTYOFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS: Human Rights Commission Reappointment: RES 35-2004: Confirming the reappointment of Paul Ryan as a member of the County Human Rights Commission.

 

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

 

COMMITTEEONCOUNTYOFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS: Council for Seniors Reappointment: RES 36-2004: Confirming the reappointment of Eileen N. Madison as a member of the Council for Seniors.

 

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

 

COMMITTEEONCOUNTYOFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS: Council for Seniors Reappointment: RES 37-2004: Confirming the reappointment of Sioux Taylor as a member of the Council for Seniors.

 

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

 

COMMITTEEONCOUNTYOFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS: Council for Seniors Reappointment: RES 38-2004: Confirming the reappointment of Ronnie Amato as a member of the Council for Seniors.

 

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

 

COMMITTEEONCOUNTYOFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS: Soil and Water Conservation Board of Directors: RES 39-2004: Confirming the reappointment of Hon. Phyllis R. Wittner as a member of the CountySoil and Water Conservation Board of Directors.

 

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

 

COMMITTEEONCOUNTYOFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS: Women’s Advisory Board Reappointment: RES 40-2004: Confirming the reappointment of Rita Golden as a member of the CountyWomen’s Advisory Board.

 

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

 

COMMITTEEONCOUNTYOFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS: Youth Board Reappointment: RES 41-2004: Confirming the reappointment of Michael Carelli as a member of the County Youth Board.

 

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

 

COMMITTEEONCOUNTYOFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS: Youth Board Reappointment: RES 42-2004: Confirming the reappointment of Ann Spindel as a member of the County Youth Board.

 

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

 

COMMITTEEONCOUNTYOFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS: Youth Board Reappointment: RES 43-2004: Confirming the reappointment of Julie Frauenfelder as a member of the County Youth Board.

 

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

 

COMMITTEEONCOUNTYOFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS: WestchesterCountyCommunity College Board of Trustees: RES 44-2004: Confirming the reappointment of Jeremiah J. Jerome as a member of the Westchester County Community College Board.

 

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

 

COMMITTEEON COMMUNITY AFFAIRS AND THE COMMITTEE ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION: WestchesterCommunity College Collective Bargaining Agreement: ACT 51-2004: Act approving certain financial terms and conditions of employment requiring the Legislative approval in a Collective Bargaining Agreement for those employees of WCC represented by the Westchester Community College Federation of Teachers.

 

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 PUBLIC WORKS AND THE COMMITTEE ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS: Sewer District Modification: ACT 36-2004: Act modifying the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District by the addition of 1 parcel located in the Town of Cortlandt.

 

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 PUBLIC WORKS AND THE COMMITTEE ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS: Sewer District Modification: RES 45-2004: 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 Yorktown (Gomer Street). [Public Hearing set for April 13, 2004; at 7:30 p.m.; Act 52-2004.]

 

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

 

 

COMMITTEEON PUBLIC WORKS AND THE COMMITTEE ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS: Sewer District Modification: RES 46-2004: 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 Yorktown (Briarhill Street). [Public Hearing set for April 13, 2004; at 7:30 p.m.; Act 53-2004.]

 

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

 

COMMITTEEON PUBLIC WORKS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PARKS: Bond Act – CountyCenter: (BOND) ACT 54-2004: Bond Act amending Bond Acts 43-2001 and 43-2002 in relation to partial reconstruction of the CountyCenter, and the authorizing issuance of bonds in the aggregate amount of $1,200,000 (RCC04).

 

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the following report and Act which was laid “OVER” under the rules by Mr. Oros.

 

COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS AND THE COMMITTEE ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION: WCC Master Plan: RES 47-2004: Resolution authorizing the Commissioner of Planning to hold a public hearing on the draft EIS and to take any action necessary to prepare a final GEIS for the WCC Campus Facilities Master Plan 1999.

 

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 THE ENVIRONMENT: Agricultural District: ACT 55-2004: Act designating a period of time within which a land owner may submit a request for inclusion of land within a certified agricultural district.

 

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

 

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

 

NAY: None.

 

 

COMMITTEEON HEALTH AND THE COMMITTEE ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS AND THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY: Weapons of Mass Destruction: ACT 56-2004: Act authorizing the County to enter into an intermunicipal agreement with Westchester municipalities for the use of specialized equipment to respond to weapons of mass destruction.

 

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

 

NAY: None.

 

 

COMMITTEEON LEGISLATION AND THE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH: Health Care Surveillance System: ACT 57-2004: Act authorizing the County to enter into an agreement with WCHCC whereby the parties would collaborate on a project that would enhance a health care surveillance system designed to detect public health threats.

 

Mrs. Stewart-Cousins 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.

 

Memorial Resolutions: RES 48-2004:

 

Mr. Wishnie and All Legislators: William Joynes.

Mr. Abinanti and Mrs. Bronz: Ruth Gillett Murray, Gilbert Siegal.

Mr. Pinto: Loretta Gagliardi, Joan Papa, Irene M. Gleason, Maria Rose Suppa, William Ciamarra, Elias Brobide.

Mr. Alvarado, Mrs. Stewart-Cousins and All Legislators: Anthony S. Lagman

Mrs. LaMotte: Marilyn Bailey Campbell, Mary Sylvia Ohnesorgen.

Mr. Kaplowitz and Mr. Wishnie: Muriel (Micky) Randolph

Mr. Maisano and Mr. Kaplowitz: Sal A. Cassara

Mr. Young: Mattie Somerville

Mr. Latimer and All Legislators: Nancy Q. Keefe

Mr. Oros: Matthew Rossi

 

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.