Westchester County
New York

Act
ACT-2018-200

BOND ACT-BCR51-Fleet Vehicle Replacement

Information

Department:County ExecutiveSponsors:County Executive
Category:Bond Act

Body

A BOND ACT authorizing the issuance of TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND ($200,000) DOLLARS in bonds of Westchester County to finance Capital Project BCR51 - Fleet Vehicle Replacement.

Meeting History

Oct 29, 2018 7:00 PM Video Board of Legislators Regular Meeting

On motion of Ms. Parker the above item was received, filed and referred to the Committees on Budget & Appropriations and Public Works.

RESULT:REFERRED TO COMMITTEE
Nov 5, 2018 9:30 AM Video Budget & Appropriations Committee Meeting

Joint with PW.

Corrections: Assistant Warden Karl Vollmer and Bill Fallon

Assistant Warden Karl Vollmer and Bill Fallon from the Department of Corrections and Commissioner Greechan from the Department of Public Works came before the members to discuss ID # 11342- Bond Act - BCR51- Fleet Vehicle Replacement. This is a Bond Act in the amount of $200,000 in bonds of the County to finance capital project BCR51 that will fund the replacement of aging motor pool vehicles fort he Department of Corrections. The Department explained that these vehicle has accumulated excessive mileage, rust and rot and are at the end of their useful life. The vehicle to be purchased include three Ford Fusion Responders, one utility Vehicle and one Ford Explorer. The vehicles are expected to be purchased by the first quarter of 2019. Discussion was held regarding the vehicles that are being replaced, and if they would be purchasing Hybrd vehicles. There was also discussion regarding the expended obligated as of 2018. The Committee approved this item With a motion by Legislator Barr and seconded by Legislator Cunzio the item was approved with a vote of 8-0.

RESULT:SIGNED BY COMMITTEE
Nov 5, 2018 10:01 AM  Public Works Committee Meeting

Joint with B&A

Assistant Warden Karl Vollmer and Bill Fallon; Department of Correction; Commissioner Hugh Greechan and First Deputy Commissioner Bud Nicoletti, DPW&T

Assistant Warden Karl Vollmer and Bill Fallon from the Department of Corrections and Commissioner Greechan from the Department of Public Works came before the members to discuss ID # 11342- Bond Act - BCR51- Fleet Vehicle Replacement. This is a Bond Act in the amount of $200,000 in bonds of the County, to finance capital project BCR51 that will fund the replacement of aging motor pool vehicles for the Department of Corrections. The It was explained that these vehicles have accumulated excessive mileage, rust and rot and are at the end of their useful life. The vehicles to be purchased include three Ford Fusion Responders, one utility Vehicle and one Ford Explorer. The vehicles are expected to be purchased by the first quarter of 2019. Discussion was held regarding the vehicles that are being replaced, and if they would be hybrid vehicles. First Deputy Bud Nicoletti who joined the meeting later, indicated that he would supply that information. There was also discussion regarding the expended obligated funds as of 2018. Gideon Grande explained that the Bond Act paperwork was created in January 2018, just after the budget had been passed and that the perceived differential between the prior appropriated funds and the approved and expended obligated funds would be reduced by the amounts spent after the January 2018 authorization. He promised to supply the exact information to the committees. Mr. Grande explained that after a Bond Act is passed and signed, it then goes to the County Executive for approval. After the CE has signed the Act, there is a 20 day estoppel period for the public to comment and/or challenge the Act, after which the allocated monies can be spent. With a motion by Legislator Barr and seconded by Legislator Tubiolo, the item was approved with a vote of 5-0.

RESULT:SIGNED BY COMMITTEE
Nov 19, 2018 7:00 PM Video Board of Legislators Regular Meeting

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND PUBLIC WORKS.

Ms. Borgia and Ms. Shimsky presented the report and Bond Act and moved that the report be received, filed and approved and the Bond Act adopted, which motion was carried by the following vote.

RESULT:ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Catherine Parker, John G. Testa, Nancy Barr, Catherine Borgia, Gordon A. Burrows, Terry A. Clements, Kitley Covill, Margaret A Cunzio, Christopher Johnson, Michael Kaplowitz, Damon Maher, Virginia Perez, MaryJane Shimsky, David J. Tubiolo, Alfreda Williams, Lyndon Williams, Benjamin Boykin