Board of Legislators
Regular Meeting
12/5/2011 7:00 PM
Legislative Chamber
148 Martine Avenue, 8th Floor   White Plains, NY 10601
CALENDAR 30 (CONSENT)
CALL TO ORDER

The County Board met pursuant to adjournment.

The Honorable Kenneth W. Jenkins in the Chair.

The Chairman opened the meeting at {MinutesOpened:h:mm tt} with the salute to our flag and a prayer.

The roll call resulted as follows:

Roll Call
MINUTES APPROVAL

On motion of Mr. Harckham, the following minutes were approved:

Minutes of Nov 21, 2011 3:00 PM
Minutes of Nov 29, 2011 6:00 PM
Minutes of Nov 29, 2011 7:00 PM
PUBLIC COMMENT

There were 6 speakers.

PUBLIC HEARINGS
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
1. ACT-2011-195 : VETO OVERRIDE: BOND ACT-BLA01-4th Street Park-Mt. Vernon

A Bond Act authorizing an increase in the appropriation for Capital Project BLA01-4th Street Park, Mount Vernon by ONE MILLION ($1,000,000) DOLLARS.

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS, LABOR & TRANSPORTATION.

 

On motion of Mr. Harckham, this item was postponed to a date certain of December 8, 2011 at 10:00 am.

a. Bond Act-4th St Park-Mt Vernon-DRAFT
b. BOND ACT-BLA01-4th Street Park-Mt. Vernon FINAL
c. BOND ACT-BLA01-4th Street Park-Mt. Vernon-VETO MESSAGE
2. ACT-2011-177 : CBA-BPL50-Add Component-Acquisition and/or Rehab

An ACT amending the 2011 County Capital Budget by adding the following component project; Acquisition and/or Rehab to Capital Project BPL50-Fair and Affordable Housing.

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND HOUSING, PLANNING & OPERATIONS.

 

Mr. Burton presented the 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.

a. CBA-BPL50-Add Component-Acquisition and/or Rehab-DRAFT
b. CBA-BPL50-Add Components-Acquisition and or Rehab-FINAL
3. ACT-2011-178 : (ID# 4613) Finance BPL50-Add Component-Acquisition and/or Rehab

An ACT authorizing Westchester County to finance the acquisition and/or rehab by non-profit entities, of vacant, foreclosed, abandoned or in rem residential properties located in eligible municipalities and providing for their subsequent sale or rental to create affordable units which affirmatively further fair housing as set forth in 42 U.S.C. Section 5304(B)(2) and as required pursuant to the settlement agreement.

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND HOUSING, PLANNING & OPERATIONS.

 

Mr. Burton presented the 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.

a. ACT-To Finance Acquisition and or Rehab(BPL50)-DRAFT
b. ACT-To Finance Acquisition and or Rehab(BPL50)-Draft 2
c. ACT-To Finance Acquisition and or Rehab(BPL50)-Draft 3
d. ACT-Finance BPL50-Add Component-Acquisition and or Rehab-FINAL
e. ACT 178-2011-VETO MESSAGE
4. 4787 : Source of Income

A Local Law amending the laws of Westchester County, in relation to prohibiting housing discrimination   based on source of income.

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON LEGISLATION AND HOUSING, PLANNING & OPERATIONS.

 

On motion of Mr. Harckham, this item was recommitted.

a. LOCAL LAW-Source of Income-DRAFT
b. LOCAL LAW-Source of Income-FINAL
5. ACT-2011-179 : (ID# 4533) Invest-in-Kids Program Implementation Policy

An ACT to continue Invest-In-Kids Fund funding for agencies currently providing programs for Westchester County children at risk and proscribe guidelines for preserving the continuity of these important safety net programs.

Submitted by COMMITTEE ON COMMUNITY SERVICES.

 

Ms. Williams presented the 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.

a. COMM-Invest-in-Kids Program Implementation Policy-DRAFT
b. ACT-Invest in Kids- DRAFT
c. ACT-Invest in Kids- DRAFT #2
d. ACT-Invest in Kids- FINAL
e. ACT 179-2011-VETO MESSAGE
I. COMMUNICATIONS
A. COUNTY EXECUTIVE
B. COUNTY ATTORNEY
C. LEGISLATORS
1. 4825 : HON. JUDY MYERS: Board of Health Re-Appt RecommendationsSI

Forwarding her memo to the Chair of the Committee on Appointments recommending Anthony Maddalena and Mary Ellen McGurty for re-appointments to the Board of Health.

On motion of Mr. Harckham the above item was received, filed and referred to the Committee on Appointments.

a. COMM-Board of Health Re-Appt Recommendations-DRAFT
2. 4826 : HON. KEN JENKINS: 2012 Budget-ArtsWestchester Fact SheetSI

Forwarding correspondence from ArtsWestchester for consideration during the County's 2012 Budget deliberations.

On motion of Mr. Harckham the above item was received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget & Appropriations.

a. COMM-2012 Budget-Artswestchester Fact Sheet-DRAFT
3. 4827 : HON. JUDY MYERS: 2012 Budget-Child Care Funding PetitionsSI

Forwarding a packet of Petitions requesting Child Care Funding be returned to the Proposed 2012 Budget.

On motion of Mr. Harckham the above item was received, filed and referred to the Committee on Budget & Appropriations.

a. COMM-2012 Budget-Child Care Funding Petitions-DRAFT
4. 4828 : HON. JOHN TESTA: Sewer Mod-Peekskill SSD-Pierce StSI

Forwarding correspondence from the Town of Cortlandt re: the reinstatement of a parcel of property into the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District-22 Pierce Street.

On motion of Mr. Harckham the above item was received, filed and referred to the Committees on Budget & Appropriations and Public Works, Parks, Labor & Transportation.

a. COMM-Sewer Mod-Peekskill SSD-Pierce St-DRAFT
5. 4829 : LEGISLATORS JOHN TESTA AND MIKE KAPLOWITZ: Costco Club Final DEIS-YorktownSI

Forwarding correspondence from the Town of Yorktown the subject of which is the Costco Wholesale Club Final Scope for DEIS.

On motion of Mr. Harckham the above item was received, filed and referred to the Committees on Budget & Appropriations and Public Works, Parks, Labor & Transportation.

a. COMM-Costco Club Final DEIS-Yorktown-DRAFT
D. OTHERS
II. NOTICES & PETITIONS
III. STANDING COMMITTEES

Appointments; Budget & Appropriations; Legislation; Government Reform, Efficiency & Savings; Community Services; Public Safety & Security; Environment & Energy; Generational, Cultural & Ethnic Diversity; Public Works, Transportation, Labor & Parks; Housing, Planning & Operations; Rules

 

 

1. ACT-2011-180 : Discharge Mortgage-Port Chester IDA&Neris BakerySI

Submitted by COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS.

 

Mr. Rogowsky presented the 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.

a. ACT-Discharge of Mortgage-Port Chester IDA & Neri's Bakery-DRAFT
b. ACT-Discharge of Mortgage-Port Chester IDA & Neri's Bakery-FINAL
2. ACT-2011-181 : Amending 2011 Airport SpecialRevenueFundBudgetSI

An ACT amending the 2011 Airport Special Revenue Fund Operating Budget.

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS,

LABOR & TRANSPORTATION.

 

Mr. Ryan presented the 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.

a. ACT-Amending 2011 Airport Special Revenue Fund Budget-DRAFT
b. ACT-Amending 2011 Airport Special Revenue Fund Budget-FINAL
3. ACT-2011-194 : IMA City of Mount Vernon Youth BureauSI

An ACT authorizing the County to enter into an IMA with the City of Mount Vernon pursuant to which the City will provide youth services for the term April 1, 2011 through March 31, 2012 for an amount not to exceed ONE HUNDRED SEVENTY-FOUR THOUSAND ($174,000) DOLLARS.

 

Submitted by COMMITTEE ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS.

 

Mr. or Ms. ______________ presented the 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.

a. IMA -City of Mount Vernon Youth Bureau -DRAFT
b. IMA City of Mount Vernon Youth Bureau-FINAL
4. RES-2011-178 : Distinguished Service NonnaSI

Resolution to bestow award for Distinguished Service on the Honorable John Nonna

Submitted by COMMITTEE ON RULES.

 

Mr. Harckham presented the Resolution and moved its adoption, which motion was carried by the following vote.

a. Res Disatinguished Service Nonna
5. RES-2011-179 : Distinguished Service BurtonSI

Resolution to bestow award for Distinguished Service on the Honorable William Burton

 

Submitted by COMMITTEE ON RULES.

 

Mr. Harckham presented the Resolution and moved its adoption, which motion was carried by the following vote.

a. Res Distinguished Service Burton
6. RES-2011-180 : Distinguished Service AlvaradoSI

Resolution to bestow award for Distinguished Service on the Honorable Jose Alvarado

 

Submitted by COMMITTEE ON RULES.

 

Mr. Harckham presented the Resolution and moved its adoption, which motion was carried by the following vote.

a. Res, Distinguished Service , Alvarado
7. RES-2011-181 : Distinguished Service RogowskySI

Resolution to bestow award for Distinguished Service on the Honorable Martin Rogowsky

Submitted by COMMITTEE ON RULES.

 

Mr. Harckham presented the Resolution and moved its adoption, which motion was carried by the following vote.

a. Res,. Distinguished Service, Rogowsly
IV. SPECIAL ORDERS
1. RES-2011-182 : PH-Reproductive Healthcare AccessSI

A Public Hearing on a proposed Local Law "calling for the addition of a new Chapter 425 to the Laws of Westchester County creating the Reproductive Health Care Facilities Access Law." [Public Hearing set for December 12, 2011 at 8:00 p.m.; Local Intro No. 3416-2011]

 

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON COMMUNITY SERVICES AND LEGISLATION.

 

Ms. Williams presented the Resolution and moved its adoption, which motion was carried by the following vote.

a. PH-Reproductive Health Care Access-ADOPTED
b. PH - Reproductive Healthcare Access - FINAL
2. ACT-2011-182 : (ID# 4525) County Homelessness Prevention PolicySI

An ACT adopting a County policy to assist homeless individuals and families and prevent homelessness.

Submitted by COMMITTEE ON COMMUNITY SERVICES.

 

Ms. Williams presented the 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.

a. ACT-Proposed-County Homeless Policy-DRAFT
b. ACT-Proposed County Homeless Policy-DRAFT #2
c. ACT-County Homelessness Prevention Policy-FINAL
d. ACT 182-2011-VETO MESSAGE
3. RES-2011-183 : PH-Sewer District Mod-Adding-New CastleSI

A Public Hearing on the proposed modification to the Saw Mill Valley Sanitary Sewer District by the addition of certain (multiple) parcels known as Northern Sewer Districts No. 1, 2 and 3 located in the Town of New Castle.  [Public Hearing set for December 12, 2011 at 8:00 p.m.]

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS,  ENVIRONMENT & ENERGY AND PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS, LABOR & TRANSPORTATION.

 

Mr. Kaplowitz presented the Resolution and moved its adoption, which motion was carried by the following vote.

a. PH-Sewer District Mod-Adding-New Castle-DRAFT
b. PH - RESO for New Castle Sewer Parcel Additions - APPROVED
c. RES - PH-Sewer Dist Mod-Adding-New Castle FINAL
Recess

Mr. Harckham made a motion to recess at the Call of the Chair at 8:42 pm.  The Chair reconvened the meeting at 8:47 pm.

4. ACT-2011-183 : (ID# 4806) BOND ACT - SY009 - Yonkers Joint Treatment PlantSI

A Bond Act in the amount of SIX MILLION EIGHT HUNDRED SIXTY-THREE THOUSAND ($6,863,000) DOLLARS to fund Capital Project SY009 - Odor Control and HVAC Upgrades at the Yonkers Joint Treatment Plant.

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS, ENVIRONMENT & ENERGY AND PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS, LABOR & TRANSPORTATION.

 

Mr. Ryan and Mr. Kaplowitz 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.

a. BOND ACT - SY009 - Yonkers Joint Treatment Plant - DRAFT
b. BOND ACT - SY009 - Yonkers Joint Treatment Plant FINAL
c. ACT 183-2011-VETO MESSAGE
5. ACT-2011-184 : (ID# 4184) East of Hudson Funds Transfer-Quarry HeightsSI

Act authorizing the transfer of ONE MILLION EIGHTY FOUR THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED FORTY FOUR ($1,084,844) DOLLARS from the East of Hudson Water Quality Investment Program Fund, for which the County is custodian, into Capital Project SMO87-Quarry Heights Tributary Sewer System.

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS, ENVIRONMENT & ENERGY AND PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS, LABOR & TRANSPORTATION.

 

Mr. Ryan and Mr. Kaplowitz presented the 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.

 

Mr. Maisano made a motion to reconsider the vote which failed by a vote of 0-17.

a. ACT-East of Hudson Funds Transfer-Quarry Heights- DRAFT
b. ACT - East of Hudson Funds Transfer-Quarry Heights- FINAL
c. ACT 184-2011-VETO MESSAGE
6. ACT-2011-185 : (ID# 4830) BOND Amendment-Quarry HeightsSI

Amending Bond Act No. 231-2006 to authorize the issuance of $2,165,156 to pay part of the cost of design, construction and construction management of a sanitary sewer system in the Quarry Heights area of the Town of North Castle for the benefit of the Mamaroneck Valley Sewer District.

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS, ENVIRONMENT & ENERGY AND PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS, LABOR & TRANSPORTATION.

 

Mr. Kaplowitz and Mr. Ryan 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.

a. BOND-Amendment-Quarry Heights-FINAL
b. ACT 185-2011-VETO MESSAGE
7. ACT-2011-186 : Transfer $10 mill-East Hudson WQIP FundSI

An ACT authorizing the transfer of TEN MILLION ($10,000,000) DOLLARS of the East of Hudson Water Quality Investment Program Fund, for which the County Westchester is custodian under the 1997 Watershed Memorandum of Agreement, into a County Trust Account in order to fund a portion of the eligible costs associated with approved stormwater retrofit projects.

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND ENVIRONMENT & ENERGY.

 

Mr. Kaplowitz and Mr. Ryan presented the 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.

a. ACT-Transfer $10 mill-East of Hudson WQIP Fund-DRAFT
b. ACT-Transfer $10 mill-East of Hudson WQIP Fund-FINAL
8. ACT-2011-187 : IMA-Distribute $10 mil-East of Hudson WQIP FundSI

An ACT authorizing Westchester County to enter into an Inter-municipal Agreement with the Towns of Bedford, Cortlandt, Lewisboro, New Castle, North Castle, North Salem, Pound Ridge, Somers, Yorktown and the Village of Mount Kisco in order to distribute TEN MILLION ($10,000,000) DOLLARS of the East of Hudson Water Quality Investment Program Fund, for which the County is custodian under the 1997 Watershed Memorandum of Agreement, in order to fund a portion of the Municipalities' eligible costs associated with approved stormwater retrofit projects.

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND ENVIRONMENT & ENERGY.

 

Mr. Kaplowitz and Mr. Ryan presented the 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.

a. IMA-Distribute $10 mil-East of Hudson WQIP Fund-DRAFT
b. IMA-Distribute $10 mil-East of Hudson WQIP Fund-FINAL
MOTIONS, RESOLUTIONS & CALL OF THE DISTRICTS

On motion of Mr. Harckham, the meeting was

9. M-RES-2011-22 : 22-2011

 

 

 

HON. GORDON BURROWS: Pasquale "Pat" Perrotta, Robert Cole

 

HON. JAMES MAISANO: Nannette "Nonny" L. Daley, Dorothy Cole, Anthony "Zeke" De Cola, Raffaele Ciccarelli

 

HON. SHIELA MARCOTTE: Joseph Grogan

 

HON. BERNICE SPRECKMAN: John Wixon

 

HON. JOHN TESTA: Teofilo E. Naranjo, Francis Carl "Frank" Matranga, John M. O'Hare, George A. Nelson, Frank W. Jenerose

 

HON. ALFREDA WILLIAMS: Anthony Dias, Frances Kosilla, Mary Elizabeth Murray, Rita Sutton, Salvatore W. Trabakino, Joseph F. McCarthy, Jr., Dr. Ralph A. Slater, Joan McGovern, Rose K. DeMarco, Paul Braun, Vincent J. Longo, Benita Louise Weiss Dolan, Ph.D, Stells Irma Charles, Bishop Stephney McCoy Tucker, Sr.

 

LEGISLATORS A. WILLIAMS & MYERS: Carol Shiffman,

a. 12-5-11 Memorial Resolutions
ADJOURNMENT

On motion of Mr. Harckham, 2nd District, the Board adjourned at {MinutesClosed:h:mm tt} to meet on December 12, 2011 at 7:30 p.m.

 




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