Board of Legislators
Regular Meeting
4/16/2012 7:00 PM
Legislative Chamber
148 Martine Avenue, 8th Floor   White Plains, NY 10601
CALENDAR 8 (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 Mar 26, 2012 7:00 PM
PUBLIC COMMENT

There were 10 speakers.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

Mr. Harcham moved to suspend the regular order of business for the purpose of holding 1 public hearing - Carried.

The Clerk presented proof of publication of notice of the public hearing and read the rules for its conduct.

RES-2012-17 : PH-Lease Extension Agreement-UrstadtBiddleProp

A "LOCAL LAW authorizing Westchester County to enter into a ten(10)year lease extension agreement with Urstadt Biddle Properties, Inc. for the lease of space located at 22 Rockledge Avenue, Ossining for the Westchester Community College." [Public Hearing set for April 16, 2012 at 7:30 p.m.; Local Law Intro No. 4943-2012]

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS.

 

There were 2 speakers.

 

No other person wishing to be heard, Mr. Harckham declared the public hearing closed and resumed the regular order of business.

a. PH-Lease Extension Agreement-UrstadtBiddleProp-DRAFT
b. PH Lease Extension Agreement Urstadt Biddle Prop. FINAL
c. PH-Lease Extension Agreement-UrstadtBiddleProp-FINAL2
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
1. ACT-2013-33 : Agreement Amendment-Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman Dicker

An ACT amending Act No. 25-2011 increasing the 'not to exceed' amount under an Agreement with Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, LLP and the County of Westchester for legal representation in the lawsuit entitled CSEA et al. v. County of Westchester, et al., Index No. 2629/11. 

This item was referred to the Committee on Budget & Appropriations by an unanimous vote.

a. ACT-AgreementAmendment- Wilson ElserMoskowitzEdelmanDicker-DRAFT
2. ACT-2012-49 : Harris Beach PLLC-Of-Counsel Agreement

An ACT authorizing Westchester County to retain the law firm of Harris Beach PLLC to provide bond counsel services to the County of Westchester in an "of counsel" capacity to the County Attorney on an "as needed" basis, for the period commencing upon execution through July 31, 2013.

This item was referred to the Committee on Budget & Appropriations by an unanimous vote.

a. Harris Beach PLLC-Of-Counsel Agreement - Draft 2
b. ACT Harris Beach PLLC Of-Counsel Agreement - FINAL
c. ACT-Harris Beach PLLC-Of-Counsel Agreement-DRAFT
3. LL-2012-8 : Amending Laws of County re: Compensation Board

Proposed LOCAL LAW amending the laws of Westchester County, in relation to the Compensation Board.

Submitted by COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATION.

 

Mr. Ryan presented the report and the 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.

 

a. LL-Amending Laws of County re: Compensation Board-DRAFT
b. LOCAL LAW-Amending Laws of County re Compensation Board-DRAFT #2
c. LOCAL LAW-Compensation Advisory Board-FINAL
d. CERTIFIED 04/30/12 - Click here for copy
4. ACT-2012-21 : IMA-Town of Greenburgh Senior Services

An ACT authorizing the County to enter into an intermunicipal agreement with the Town of Greenburgh for the provision of various programs at the senior center owned and operated by the respective municipality.

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND 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-IMA-Town of Greenburgh Senior Services-DRAFT
b. IMA Town of Greenburgh Senior Services FINAL
c. CERTIFIED 04/30/12 - Click here for copy
5. ACT-2012-22 : IMA-Village of Dobbs Ferry Senior Services

An ACT authorizing the County to enter into an intermunicipal agreement with the Village of Dobbs Ferry for the provision of various programs at the senior center owned and operated by the respective municipality.

Mr. Maisano made a motion, seconded by Mr. Harckham, for a recess at 8:26 pm.  The meeting was reconvened at 8:31 pm.

 

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND 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-IMA Village of Dobbs Ferry Senior Services-DRAFT
b. IMA Village of Dobbs Ferry Senior Services FINAL
c. CERTIFIED 04/30/12 - Click here for copy
6. ACT-2012-23 : IMA Village of Irvington

An ACT authorizing the County to enter into an intermunicipal agreement with the Village of Irvington for the provision of various programs at the senior center owned and operated by the respective municipality.

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND 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-IMA Village of Irvington Senior Services-DRAFT
b. IMA Village of Irvington FINAL
c. CERTIFIED 04/30/12 - Click here for copy
7. ACT-2012-24 : IMA Village of Hastings-on-Hudson Senior Services

An ACT authorizing the County to enter into an intermunicipal agreement with the Village of Hastings-on-Hudson for the provision of various programs at the senior center owned and operated by the respective municipality.

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND 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-IMA Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Senior Services-DRAFT
b. IMA Village of Hastings-on-Hudson Senior Services FINAL
c. CERTIFIED 04/30/12 - Click here for copy
8. RES-2012-18 : PH-Reproductive Health

A Resolution to set a public hearing on "A Local Law adding Chapter 425 to the Laws of Westchester County to ensure safe access to health care facilities." [Public Hearing set for April 30, 2012 at 7:30 pm.; Local Law Intro No. 5033-2012.]

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON COMMUNITY SERVICES AND LEGISLATION.

 

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

a. PH-Reproductive Health Care Access-APPROVED
b. PH-Reproductive Health Care Access-FINAL
I. COMMUNICATIONS
A. COUNTY EXECUTIVE
1. 5175 : IMA-PositiveYouthDevelop Services-White Plains,New Rochelle,Peekskill

An ACT authorizing the County of Westchester to enter into Inter-municipal Agreements with three municipalities within the County of Westchester for the provision of positive youth development services.

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

a. IMA-Positive Youth Develop Services-White Plains,New Rochelle,Peekskill-DRAFT
2. RES-2012-24 : Commissioner of Emergency Services-Cullen

Appointment of John Cullen as Commissioner of the Westchester County Department of Emergency Services effective April 9, 2012.

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

a. APPT-Commissioner of Emergency Services-Cullen-DRAFT
b. APPT-Commissioner of Emergency Services-Cullen-DRAFTII
c. APPT-Commissioner of Emergency Services-Cullen-FINAL
3. 5186 : BOND-RB122-West Lake Drive, Mount Pleasant

A BOND ACT authorizing the issuance of up to ONE HUNDRED SEVENTY FIVE THOUSAND ($175,000) DOLLARS in bonds of the County to finance design and construction management for Capital Project RB122- West Lake Drive, Mt. Pleasant.

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

a. BOND ACT-RB122-West Lake Drive, Mount Pleasant-DRAFT
4. ACT-2013-71 : BOND-A0097-Domestic Water System Improvements

A BOND ACT authorizing the issuance of up to TWO MILLION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND ($2,500,000) DOLLARS in bonds of the County to finance Capital Project A0097- Domestic Water System Improvements.

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

a. BOND ACT-A0097-Domestic Water System Improvements-DRAFT
5. ACT-2012-46 : BOND-RBM04-Blue Mountain Reserv Bldg Rehab

A BOND ACT authorizing the issuance of up to FOUR HUNDRED SIXTY THOUSAND ($460,000) DOLLARS in bonds of the County to finance Capital Project RBM04-Blue Mountain Reservation-Building Rehab.

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

a. BOND ACT-RBM04-Blue Mountain Reserv Bldg Rehab-DRAFT
b. Bond RBM04 Blue Mountain Reserv Bldg Rehab FINALpdf
6. ACT-2012-67 : BOND-RGP08-Gen'l Infras Vehicle Replacement

A BOND ACT authorizing the issuance of  TWO MILLION ($2,000,000) DOLLARS in bonds of the County to finance Capital Project RGP08- General Infrastructure Vehicle Replacement.

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

a. BOND ACT-RGP08-Gen'l Infras Vehicle Replacement-DRAFT
7. ACT-2012-164 : BOND-RGIP5-Gen'l InfrastructureRoofing Systems

A BOND ACT authorizing the issuance of EIGHT HUNDRED THOUSAND ($800,000) DOLLARS in bonds of the County to finance Capital Project RGIP5- General Infrastructure-Roofing Systems.

This item was severed from the Consent Agenda.

 

On motion of Mr. Harckham, this item was laid over under the rules.

a. BOND ACT-RGIP5-Gen'l Infrastructure-Roofing Systems-DRAFT
8. RES-2012-64 : ENV RES-RGC20-Golf Course Infrastructure Rehab

An Environmental Resolution determining there will be no significant impact on the environment from Capital Project RGC20-Golf Course Infrastructure Rehab.

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

a. ENV RES-RGC20-Golf Course Infrastructure Rehab-DRAFT
9. ACT-2012-95 : BOND-RGC20-Golf Course Infrastructure Rehab

A BOND ACT authorizing the issuance of ONE MILLION TEN THOUSAND ($1,010,000) DOLLARS in bonds of the County to finance Capital Project RGC20- Golf Course Infrastructure Rehab.

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

a. BOND ACT-RGC20-Golf Course Infrastructure Rehab-DRAFT
10. ACT-2013-52 : BOND-RGC12-DunwoodieGolfCourseFacilityImprove

A BOND ACT authorizing the issuance of up to THREE HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND ($350,000) DOLLARS in bonds of the County to finance Capital Project RGC12-Dunwoodie Golf Course Facility Improvements.

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

a. BOND ACT-RGC12-Dunwoodie Golf Course Facility Improve-DRAFT
11. RES-2012-65 : ENV RES-RGC18-Golf Course Cart Path Rehabilitation

An Environmental Resolution determining there will be no significant impact on the environment from Capital Project RGC18-Golf Course Cart Path Rehab.

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

a. ENV RES-RGC18-Golf Course Cart Path Rehabilitation-DRAFT
12. ACT-2012-96 : BOND ACT-RGC18-Golf Course Cart Path Rehab

A BOND ACT authorizing the issuance of ONE MILLION TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND ($1,200,000) DOLLARS in bonds of the County to finance Capital Project RGC18- Golf Course Cart Path Rehab.

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

a. BOND ACT-RGC18-Golf Course Cart Path Rehab-DRAFT
13. 5197 : Increasing Civil Service Exam Fees

An ACT amending Act No. 2-2004, as amended by Act No. 163-2008, by increasing the uniform schedule of application fees for examination for a position in the competitive or non-competitive class of the civil service.

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

a. ACT-Increasing Civil Service Exam Fees-DRAFT
14. ACT-2013-72 : BOND-A083A-Terminal System Upgrade

A BOND ACT authorizing the issuance of up to FIVE MILLION TWO HUNDRED EIGHTY-EIGHT THOUSAND ($5,288,000) DOLLARS in bonds of the County to finance Capital Project A083A- Terminal Systems Upgrade.

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

a. BOND ACT-A083A-Terminal System Upgrade-DRAFT
B. COUNTY ATTORNEY
C. LEGISLATORS
1. 5180 : HON. PETER HARCKHAM: Abundant Power-Energy Efficiency Loan Program

Forwarding a press release from the Abundant Power Group entitled, "Abundant Power Hits Milestone In Innovative Energy Efficiency Loan Program.". Their "green community" program  is the first residential program to use a Qualified Energy Conservation Bond for financing.

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

a. COMM-Abundant Power-Energy Efficiency Loan Program-DRAFT
2. 5181 : HON. MARYJANE SHIMSKY: Dangerous Conditions-Bronx River/Metro North Path-Greenburgh

Forwarding constituent correspondence re: dangerous conditions on the Bronx River path along the Metro-North railway in the Edgemont section of Greenburgh.

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

a. COMM-Dangerous Conditions-Bronx River/Metro North Path-Greenburgh-DRAFT
3. 5182 : HON. MICHAEL KAPLOWITZ: Yorktown Central School District Request-Tax Cert Law Modification

Forwarding constituent correspondence re: the extraordinary tax certiorari judgements recently paid by the Yorktown Central School District and requesting the exploration of possible legislative reform in an attempt to modify the applicable laws.

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

a. COMM-Yorktown Central School District Request-Tax Cert Law Modification-DRAFT
4. 5183 : HON. MARYJANE SHIMSKY: Meeting Request- County BOE run Village Elections

Forwarding her correspondence requesting a meeting be held to discuss the possibility of the County Board of Elections taking over village elections and the budgetary implications thereof.

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

a. COMM-Meeting Request-County BOE run Village Elections-DRAFT
5. 5184 : HON. MARYJANE SHIMSKY: Constituent Concern-Tibbetts Brook Parking Fees

Forwarding constituent correspondence expressing outrage at the planned $5 parking fee at Tibbetts Brook Park.

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

a. COMM-Constituent Concern-Tibbetts Brook Parking Fees-DRAFT
6. 5185 : HON. MARYJANE SHIMSKY: County/Friends of West. Parks-Park Improvement Initiative

Forwarding constituent correspondence suggesting the County and the Friends of Westchester Parks partner to implement 'physically oriented' parkland improvements.

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

a. COMM-County/Friends of West. Parks-Park Improvement Initiative-DRAFT
7. RES-2012-28 : County Ethics Law Waiver-Stiller

A Resolution granting a waiver of the Westchester County Code of Ethics to permit former County employee, Richard Stiller to accept employment with the White Plains Bus Company.

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

a. COMM-Request-County Ethics Law Waiver-Stiller-DRAFT
b. COMM-Request for Ethics Waiver Stiller DRAFT
c. RES-Request for Ethics Waiver Stiller-FINAL
8. 5198 : HON. KENNETH JENKINS: PaceUniv-PleasantvilleCampusProject-Public Hearing

Forwarding correspondence from Pace University stating they have begun the environmental review process for their Pleasantville Campus Project. The first public hearing is scheduled for May 3, 2012.

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

a. COMM-PaceUniv-PleasantvilleCampusProject-Public Hearing-DRAFT
9. RES-2012-25 : APPT- Rent Guidelines Bd- Kope

Appointment of Carol Ann Kope as an "owner-representative" member of the Westchester County Rent Guidelines Board for a term to expire on December 31, 2012. 

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

a. COMM-Membership Request-Rent Guidelines Bd-Kope-DRAFT
b. APPT-Rent Guidelines Board-Kope-DRAFT (2)
c. RES-Rent Guidelines Board-Kope-FINAL
10. 5201 : HON. KENNETH JENKINS: Women's History Month Event-Thank you

Forwarding correspondence from Brenda Smith, Program Committee Chair on behalf of the United Nations Association of the U.S.A. -Westchester Chapter thanking the Board and Board staff for the tremendous hospitality shown during the Board's Women's History Month event.

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

a. COMM-Women's History Month Event-Thank you-DRAFT
11. 5202 : HON. KENNETH JENKINS: ResidentComplaints-RiverPointeDrumHill-Peekskill

Forwarding correspondence from the Tenants of River Pointe at Drum Hill- Peekskill as addressed to Governor Andrew Cuomo outlining their numerous grievances with their housing management company, Conifer LLC.

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

a. COMM-ResidentComplaints-RiverPointeDrumHill-Peekskill-DRAFT
12. 5203 : HON. KENNETH JENKINS: WIDA-2011AuditedFinancialReport&BudgetandAnnualReport

Forwarding correspondence from Eileen Mildenberger, Executive Director, Westchester Industrial Development Agency, including copies of their audited financial statement, budget and annual report for the 2011 calendar year.

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

a. COMM-WIDA-2011AuditedFinancialReport&BudgetandAnnualReport-DRAFT
13. 5204 : LEGISLATORS PETER HARCKHAM AND MIKE KAPLOWITZ: Memo of Leg-CountyGenerator Inventory/Procurement Act

Forwarding his Memo of Legislation proposing a County Generator Inventory and Procurement ACT be drafted, directing the Department of Emergency Services to conduct an audit of all County generators available for emergency usage.  The resulting assessment will enable a five-year capital procurement program to be created.

On motion of Mr. Harckham the above item was received, filed and referred to the Committees on Legislation and Public Safety & Security.

a. ACT-Memo of Leg-CountyGenerator Inventory/Procurement Act-DRAFT
14. 5205 : LEGISLATORS HARCKHAM, JENKINS, KAPLOWITZ, MYERS, SHIMSKY AND TESTA: Memo of Leg-Solar&AlternativeEnergy Inventory Act

Forwarding a Memo of Legislation suggesting a Solar & Alternative Energy Inventory ACT be drafted, directing the Department of Public Works to conduct an inventory of all County facilities to determine their suitability for solar, wind or other clean energy installations.

On motion of Mr. Harckham the above item was received, filed and referred to the Committees on Government Operations, Environment & Energy and Legislation.

a. ACT-Memo ofLeg-Solar&AlternativeEnergy Inventory Act-DRAFT
b. Solar Alternative Energy Inventory Act 4-30-12 - DRAFT-2
15. 5206 : HON. PETER HARCKHAM: Memo of Leg-EMS Training Act

Forwarding his Memo of Legislation proposing an EMS Training ACT be drafted, directing the Department of Emergency Services to provide centralized, County sponsored training to EMS/EMT workers at the County EMS training facility.

On motion of Mr. Harckham the above item was received, filed and referred to the Committees on Legislation and Public Safety & Security.

a. ACT-Memo of Leg-EMS Training Act-DRAFT
16. 5207 : HON. PETER HARCKHAM: Memo of Leg-Cell Tower Emergency Generator

Forwarding his Memo of Legislation proposing a Cell Tower Emergency Generator LOCAL LAW be drafted, requiring all cellular and communications towers in Westchester County have emergency back-up generators and site fuel for 72 hours of continuous operation.

On motion of Mr. Harckham the above item was received, filed and referred to the Committees on Legislation, Public Safety & Security and Budget & Appropriations.

a. LL-Memo of Leg-Cell Tower Emergency Generator-DRAFT
17. 5208 : HON. PETER HARCKHAM: RequestforMeeting-LiveDogUsageforMedicalTraining

Forwarding his request for a meeting of the Government Operations Committee to discuss the  use of live dogs for medical training by the New York Medical College on the Valhalla Campus.

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

a. COMM-RequestforMeeting-LiveDogUsageforMedicalTraining-DRAFT
18. 5209 : HON. KENNETH JENKINS: Meeting Request-Ferncliff Prop Agreement-Feiner

Forwarding correspondence from Supervisor Feiner-Greenburgh requesting a meeting with the County Legislature to discuss the proposed Ferncliff property agreement. 

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

a. COMM-Meeting Request-Ferncliff Prop Agreement-Feiner-DRAFT
19. 5213 : HON. KENNETH JENKINS: West Nile Virus Prevention ActSI

A Memo of Legislation proposing, an ACT to require all Westchester County storm water basins be treated based on formula derived from the previous winters weather pattern.

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

a. COMM-West Nile Virus Prevention Act-DRAFT
20. 5214 : HON. KENNETH JENKINS: Meeting Request-SouthCountyTrailwayConstructionIssuesSI

Forwarding correspondence to the Government Operations Chair requesting a committee meeting be convened re: South County Trailway at Mile Square Road Construction Issues. 

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

a. COMM-Meeting Request-SouthCountyTrailwayConstructionIssues-DRAFT
21. 5215 : HON. KENNETH JENKINS: NYSPublicServiceCommission-Ruling-Aqua UtilitiesSI

Forwarding correspondence from the State of New York Public Service Commission re: a ruling on a motion to compel on a joint petition of Aqua Utilities, Inc., Aqua New York, Inc. and American Water Works Company, Inc.

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

a. COMM-NYSPublicServiceCommission-Ruling-Aqua Utilities-DRAFT
22. 5216 : HON. KENNETH JENKINS: NYSPublicServiceCommissionRecommendation-WestchesterPowerOutagesSI

Forwarding a recommendation from the State of New York Department of Public Service re: Con Edison's performance during and following various Electric Power Outages in Westchester County.

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

a. COMM-NYSPublicServiceCommissionRecommendation-WestchesterPowerOutages-DRAFT
23. 5217 : HON. CATHERINE BORGIA: Route #14-Croton Point Avenue Bus Stop LocationSI

Forwarding constituent correspondence expressing concern re: the current Route #14-Croton Point Avenue Bus Stop location.

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

a. COMM-Route #14-Croton Point Avenue Bus Stop Location-DRAFT
D. OTHERS
II. NOTICES & PETITIONS
III. STANDING COMMITTEES

Appointments; Budget & Appropriations;  Community Services; Environment & Energy; Government Operations; Government Reform, Efficiency & Savings; Legislation; Public Safety & Security; Rules

 

 

1. 4883 : IMA - For-Hire Vehicles County/Municipalities

ACT authorizing Westchester County to enter into inter-municipal agreements with one or more Municipal Corporations pursuant to which the Municipality, through its police department will assist the County in enforcing the County's For-Hire Vehicle Law, Chapter 270 of the Westchester County Administrative Code.

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON PUBLIC SAFETY & SECURITY AND BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS.

 

On motion of Ms. Perez, this item was laid over under the rules.

a. IMA - For-Hire Vehicles County/Municipalities-DRAFT
b. IMA For Hire Vehicles County-Municipalities FINAL
2. LL-2012-7 : LOCAL LAW-Enter intoAgrmnt-UrstadtBiddleProperties

A LOCAL LAW authorizing Westchester County to enter into a 10 year lease extension agreement with Urstadt Biddle Properties, Inc. for the lease of space located at 22 Rockledge  Avenue, Ossining for the Westchester Community College.

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS.

 

Ms. Myers and Ms. Borgia presented the report and the 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.

a. LOCAL LAW-Enter into Agrmnt-Urstadt Biddle Properties-DRAFT
b. Local Law-Enter Into Agrmnt UrstadtBiddleProperties-FINAL
c. CERTIFIED 04/30/12 - Click here for copy
3. ACT-2012-25 : IMA-Municipalities-Utilizing County's Firing Range

An ACT authorizing Westchester County, acting by and through its Department of Public Safety to enter into inter-municipal agreements with one or more Westchester Municipal Corporations to have public safety employees from such Municipalities utilize the County's Firing Range located at the County's Police Academy in Valhalla for firearms training.

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON PUBLIC SAFETY & SECURITY AND BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS.

 

Ms. Myers and Ms. Perez 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-Municipalities-Utilizing County's Firing Range-DRAFT
b. IMA Municipalities Utilizing County's Firing Range -FINAL
c. CERTIFIED 04/30/12 - Click here for copy
4. ACT-2012-26 : IMA-Prisoner Transportation-Greenburgh

An ACT authorizing the County to enter into an Inter-municipal Agreement with the Town of Greenburgh in order to provide reimbursement for prisoner transportation to the Westchester County Jail.

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON PUBLIC SAFETY & SECURITY AND BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS.

 

Ms. Myers and Ms. Perez 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-Prisoner Transportation-Greenburgh-DRAFT
b. IMA Prisoner Transportation Greenburgh FINAL
c. CERTIFIED 04/30/12 - Click here for copy
5. ACT-2012-27 : IMA-Prisoner Transportation-New Rochelle

An ACT authorizing the County to enter into an Inter-municipal Agreement with the City of New Rochelle in order to provide reimbursement for prisoner transportation to the Westchester County Jail.

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON PUBLIC SAFETY & SECURITY AND BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS.

 

Ms. Myers and Ms. Perez 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-Prisoner Transportation-New Rochelle-DRAFT
b. IMA Prisoner Transportation New Rochelle FINAL
c. CERTIFIED 04/30/12 - Click here for copy
6. ACT-2012-37 : Grasslands North 60-monthly reportsSI

An Act directing the County Executive and/or his designee to take certain actions to apprise the County Board of Legislators' Committee on Government Operations of issues relating to Grasslands North 60 Property.

Submitted by COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS.

 

On motion of Mr. Smith, this item was laid over under the rules.

 

 

a. ACT-Grasslands North 60-monthly reports-Draft
b. ACT-Grasslands North 60-monthly reports-FINAL
7. ACT-2012-28 : Dept Authorization-Child Care Subsidy-Parent-Share ModificationsSI

An ACT requiring the Department of Social Services Commissioner to obtain authorization by the County Board before requesting a change in family share percentage for child day care subsidies.

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-Child Care-Family Share-DRAFT
b. ACT-Child Care-Family Share-DRAFT#2
c. ACT-Dept Authorization-Child Care Subsidy Parent-Share Modifications-FINAL
8. ACT-2012-29 : BOND ACT-BIT3A-Desktop Systems - 2007-2011SI

A BOND ACT authorizing Westchester County to issue bonds in the amount of ONE MILLION TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND ($1,200,000) DOLLARS in bonds of the County to finance Capital Project BIT3A-Desktop Systems 2007-2011.

Mr. Harckham made a motion, seconded by Mr. Maisano for a recess at 9:09 pm.  The meeting was reconvened at 9:11 pm.

 

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS.

 

Ms. Myers and Ms. Borgia 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-BIT3A-Desktop Systems - 2007-2011-DRAFT
b. Bond Act BIT3A Desktop Systems 2007-2011 FINAL
c. CERTIFIED 04/30/12 - Click here for copy
9. ACT-2012-30 : BOND-BIT6B-Purchase of Computer Equip '11-'15SI

A BOND ACT authorizing the issuance of up to NINE HUNDRED NINE THOUSAND ($909,000) DOLLARS in bonds of the County to finance Capital Project BIT6B-Computer Equipment Purchase-'11-'15.

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS.

 

Ms. Myers and Ms. Borgia 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-BIT6B-Purchase of Computer Equip '11-'15-DRAFT
b. Bond BIT6B Purchase of Computer Equip '11-'15 FINAL
c. CERTIFIED 04/30/12 - Click here for copy
10. ACT-2012-31 : BOND-BIT17-Network Infrastructure UpgradeSI

A BOND ACT authorizing the issuance of up to ONE MILLION TWO HUNDRED FORTY-SIX THOUSAND ($1,246,000) DOLLARS in bonds of the County to finance Capital Project BIT17-Network Infrastructure Upgrade.

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS.

 

Ms. Myers and Ms. Borgia 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-BIT17-Network Infrastructure Upgrade-DRAFT
b. Bond BIT17 Network Infrastructure Upgrade-FINAL
c. CERTIFIED 04/30/12 - Click here for copy
11. ACT-2012-38 : BOND-BLR2C-Labs & Research Equipment Acquisition-'11-'15SI

A BOND ACT authorizing the issuance of up to FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND ($450,000) DOLLARS in bonds of the County to finance Capital Project BLR2C-Labs & Research Equipment Acquisition-'11-'15.

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS.

 

On motion of Ms. Myers, this item was laid over under the rules.

a. BOND ACT-BLR2C-Labs & Research Equip Acquis-'11-'15-DRAFT
b. Bond BLR2C Labs & Research Equipment Acquisition '11-FINAL
12. ACT-2012-32 : NYSOFA Grant Funds-Comm Services for Elderly ProgramSI

An ACT authorizing the County to enter into grant agreements with the New York State Office for the Aging to accept grant funds under the Community Services for the Elderly Program and enter into inter-municipal agreements with local municipalities for services to be funded by said grants.

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND COMMUNITY SERVICES.

 

Ms. Myers and Ms. Borgia 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-NYSOFA Grant Funds-Comm Srvcs for Elderly Prgm-DRAFT
b. NYSOFA Grant Funds Comm Services for Elderly Program-FINAL
c. CERTIFIED 04/30/12 - Click here for copy
13. ACT-2012-33 : NYSOFA Grant Funds-Senior Comm Services Employ ProgramSI

An ACT authorizing the County to enter into grant agreements with the New York State Office for the Aging to accept grant funds under the Senior Community Service Employment Program and enter into inter-municipal agreements with local municipalities for services to be funded by said grants.

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND COMMUNITY SERVICES.

 

Ms. Myers and Ms. Borgia 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-NYSOFA Grant Funds-Senior Comm Services Emp Prgm-DRAFT
b. NYSOFA Grant Funds Senior Comm Services Employ Program-FINAL
c. CERTIFIED 04/30/12 - Click here for copy
14. ACT-2012-34 : NYSOFA Grant Funds-Expanded In-home ServicesSI

An ACT authorizing the County to enter into grant agreements with the New York State Office for the Aging, to accept grant funds under the Expanded In-Home Services for the Elderly Program and enter into inter-municipal agreement with local municipalities for services to be funded by said grants.

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND COMMUNITY SERVICES.

 

Ms. Myers and Ms. Borgia 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-NYSOFA Grant Funds-Expanded In-home Srvcs-DRAFT
b. NYSOFA Grant Funds Expanded In Home Services- FINAL
c. CERTIFIED 04/30/12 - Click here for copy
15. ACT-2012-35 : NYSOFA Grant Funds-Supplemental Nutrition ProgamSI

An ACT authorizing the County to enter into grant agreements with the New York State Office for the Aging to accept grant funds under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and enter into inter-municipal agreement with local municipalities for services to be funded by said grants.

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND COMMUNITY SERVICES.

 

Ms. Myers and Ms. Borgia 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-NYSOFA Grant Funds-Supplemental Nutrition Program-DRAFT
b. NYSOFA Grant Funds Supplemental Nutrition Program- FINAL
c. CERTIFIED 04/30/12 - Click here for copy
16. ACT-2012-36 : NYSOFA Grant Funds-Older Americans ActSI

An ACT authorizing the County to enter into grant agreements with the New York State Office for the Aging to accept grant funds under Title III-B, III-C, III-D, III-E, and Title VII of the Older Americans Act and enter into inter-municipal agreement with local municipalities for services to be funded by said grants.

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS AND COMMUNITY SERVICES.

 

Ms. Myers and Ms. Borgia 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-NYSOFA Grant Funds-Older Americans Act-DRAFT
b. NYSOFA Grant Funds Older Americans Act -FINAL
c. CERTIFIED 04/30/12 - Click here for copy
IV. SPECIAL ORDERS
1. RES-2012-19 : BOL Child Care Subsidy Parent Share Change ApprovalSI

A Resolution requesting that New York State Social Services Law and Regulations be amended to require approval by the Westchester County Board of Legislators, the governing body of the County, prior to any request to the New York State Department of Social Services for a change in the County Consolidated Services Plan regarding the parental share rate for day care services.

Submitted by the CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD.

 

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

a. RES- BOL Child Care Subsidy Parent Share Change Approval-DRAFT
b. RES- BOL Child Care Subsidy Parent Share Change Approval-DRAFT#2
c. RES- BOL Child Care Subsidy Parent Share Change Approval-FINAL
d. CERTIFIED 04/17/12 - Click here for copy
2. RES-2012-20 : Opposing Child Care SubisdyParent Share IncreaseSI

A Resolution to the New York State Office of Children and Family Services opposing the request by the Department of Social Services to increase the parent share of child care subsidy to thirty-five (35%) percent.

Submitted by the CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD.

 

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

a. RES-Opposing Child Care SubisdyParent Share Increase- DRAFT
b. RES-Opposing Child Care SubisdyParent Share Increase-FINAL
c. CERTIFIED 04/17/12 - Click here for copy
3. 5212 : Enforcement of Resolutions, Acts and Local LawsSI

A Resolution authorizing the Chairman of the Board to take any and/or all appropriate action to enforce the Resolutions, Act and Local Laws adopted by the County Board where the County Executive has failed to comply with his statutory mandate to enforce the same.

SUBMITTED BY THE COMMITTEE ON RULES.

 

At the Call of the Chair the meeting recessed at 10:07 pm and reconvened at 10:52 pm.

 

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

a. RES-Enforcement of Resolutions, Acts and Local Laws-DRAFT
b. RES-Enforcement of Resolutions, Acts and Local Laws-FINAL
MOTIONS, RESOLUTIONS & CALL OF THE DISTRICTS
M-RES-2012-6 : 6 - 2012

 

 

ALL LEGISLATORS: Marie Costa

 

HON. CATHERINE BORGIA: John Paul Mezzatesta

 

LEGISLATORS BURROWS, GELFARB, MAISANO, MARCOTTE, SMITH, SPRECKMAN AND TESTA: Richard J. "Richie" Sanca

 

LEGISLATORS BURROWS, SPRECKMAN & JENKINS: Frank J. Sinatra, III

 

HON. DAVID GELFARB: Anthony (Tony) Tropeano, Lillian Elaine Barber, Andrew J. Fox, Lawrence Charles Gianguzzi, Marvin Yasgur, Linda Hall, Mark J. Monti, Salvador Licea, Mary Frances Varbero, Czeslawa Boruch, Mario Caminiti, Frank Anthony DiGiacomo, Michael P. Mallamo, Sr., Mary C. Amendum, Linda Hall

 

LEGISLATORS KAPLOWITZ, SHIMSKY, RYAN A. WILLIAMS, BORGIA, JENKINS, HARCKHAM, & L. WILLIAMS: Carlo Carriere

 

HON. SHEILA MARCOTTE: Henry 'Doc' Davila, Nicholas H. DeMartino, Jr., Antoinette "Ann" Rizzo, Rocco V. Salerno

 

HON. MICHAEL J. SMITH: Elinor A. Melody, Harriet H. Caldwell, Winifred Keeney, Richard John Van Asselt, Helen Herd, Joan J. Stone, Anthony "Tony" Lallo, William J. Morris, Alexander Avella, Cy Leighton, Albert Aloysius Olson, Jr.

 

HON. BERNICE SPRECKMAN: Walter McClain

 

HON. JOHN TESTA: Anthony Fabiano, Joan Maisano, Aldina Miranda

 

HON. ALFREDA WILLIAMS': Clarence E. "Jack" Fields, Jr., William N. Johnson, James Hovanec, Howard Godwin, Richard Willliams

 

LEGISLATORS L. WILLIAMS, SPRECKMAN & JENKINS : Officer Reginald J. Velez, Jr.

 

a. 4-16-12 Memorial Resolutions
ADJOURNMENT

On motion of Mr. Harckham, 2nd District, the Board adjourned at {MinutesClosed:h:mm tt} to meet on April 25, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.




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