What’s Happening at the County Board: Week of February 1, 2010

Board & Committee Meeting Preview: Items for Discussion

2/1/2010 12:09:06 PM

 

 

Please note: Latest Board and committee meeting agendas (including “TBA” agendas) posted at www.westchesterlegislators.com/calendar

 

 

 

Monday, February 1, 2010 

 

9:15 AM

 

Public Safety & Security—Hon. Vito Pinto, Chair; Contact: Melanie Montalto (995-8620) 

 

  • Tony Sutton, Commissioner of the Department of Emergency Services, will provide the Committee with an overview and update on the Department.
  • The Committee will discuss the extension of the Motorola contract for the first responder and public transportation radio system with Commissioner Sutton.
     

10:00 AM

 

Budget & Appropriations—Hon. Jose Alvarado, Chair; Contact: Sally Schecter (995-2832)  

 

  • Health Care Contributions: Act to require all non-represented/managerial employees and retirees under the jurisdiction of the County Executive to contribute fifteen percent (15%) of the overall cost of the premium rate of the basic County Health Insurance Plan. 

 

 

12:00 PM

 

Rules—Hon. Tom Abinanti, Chair; Contact: Joanne Sold (995-2803) 

 

  • Resolution designating the newspapers for official publications of all local laws, notices and other matters require by law to be published
  • Personnel Matters
     

1:00 PM

 

Legislation—Hon. John Nonna, Chair; Contact: Melanie Montalto (995-8620)  

 

  • Affordable Housing—Right of First Refusal: Proposed Local Law to exempt the sale and/or transfer of property to provide fair and affordable housing from a municipality’s right of first refusal.
     

3:00 PM

 

Energy—Hon. Martin Rogowsky, Chair; Contact: Christopher Crane (995-2104)

 

  • Update on Energy Programs/Assistance: Review of the status of energy-related funds received through the ARRA Stimulus legislation and other programs (Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant, Weatherization, etc.) 


7:00 PM

 

Regular Meeting of the County BOARD OF LEGISLATORS – Streamed Live starting at 7:00 PM

 

* Black History & Heritage Celebration (starts at 6:00 PM)
Residents from all over Westchester County will convene Monday night at the County Office Building to celebrate Black History Month. In proclaiming February as Black History & Heritage Month in Westchester County, the Board of Legislators will celebrate the outstanding contributions of Black Americans. This year’s celebration, "Living the Dream – Leaving A Legacy," will acknowledge unsung heroes countywide. All are welcome to attend. Click here for a video preview of the event; to access the event Program, click here
 

 

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

 

11:00 AM

 

Government Operations, Efficiency & Savings—Hon. Michael Kaplowitz, Chair; Contact: Tara Bernard (995-6297)

 

  • Review of proposed committee blueprints
  • Continued discussion of 2010 State Legislative Package (* Note: At the conclusion of all other business, the Committee will recess until
    2:30pm to discuss Early Intervention with Acting Health Commissioner Patsy Yang)
  • Health Care Contributions: An Act to require all non-represented/managerial employees and retirees under the jurisdiction of the County Executive to contribute 15% of the overall cost of the premium rate of the basic County Health Insurance Plan
     

3:00 PM

 

Community Services—Hon. Alfreda Williams, Chair; Contact: Melanie Montalto (995-8620)

 

  • Patsy Lewis, Acting Commissioner of the Department of Health will provide the Committee with an overview and update on the Department.