CALL TO ORDER

Meeting jointly with the Committees on Law & Major Contracts and Parks, Planning and Economic Development.

 

With a quorum present, {MinutesOpenedBy} called the meeting to order at {MinutesOpened:h:mm tt}.

Roll Call

Others In Attendance: BOL: Kitley Covill, Gordon Burrows, Lyndon Williams  BOL Staff: Tina Limengo, Alessandra Restiano, Greg Casciato, Dennis Power, Javon Boxhill, Jason Chervokas LAW: Sean Carey, Tami Altschiller, John Nonna PRC: Peter Tartaglia, Kathy O'Connor, Neil Squillante Budget: Larry Soule, Gideon Grande, Pamela Scobba, Deb Ogden Finance: Ann Marie Berg, Cesar Vargas, Anthony Finateri, Dennis Kelly CE: Aviva Meyers PKFOD: Catherine Rapfoger, Susan Barossi Guests:  Andrew Maniglia, Murray Bodin, Mark Lewis

MINUTES APPROVAL
1. Minutes of Nov 15, 2018 10:00 AM Accepted

On motion of Legislator Damon Maher, seconded by Legislator Nancy Barr the minutes were approved 6-0.

I. ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION

10:00 AM               Finance Department Presentation on the 2019 Operating Budget

Guests: Commissioner Ann Marie Berg and Deputy Commissioner Cesar Vargas from the Finance Department

10:30 AM Debt Services, Fringe Benefits, Miscellaneous Budget and 6N & 6J

Guests:  Budget Director Larry Soule, Deputy Budget Director Gideon Grande, Commissioner Ann Marie Berg and Deputy Commissioner Cesar Vargas from the Finance Department

11:00 AM              Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department Presentation on the 2019 Operating Budget

Guests: Commissioner O'Connor and Deputy Commissioner Tartaglia from the Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation, Budget Director Larry Soule and Deputy Budget Director Gideon Grande from the Budget Department

 

Commissioner O'Connor and Deputy Commissioner Tartaglia along with Mr. Squallante from the Department of Parks and Recreation presented their Budget to the members.  Commissioner Berg and Deputy Commissioner Vargas, Anthony Finateri and Dennis Kelly from the Finance Department presented their Budget to the members, they were joined by Budget Director Soule to present the Fringe Benefits, Debt Services 6N and 6J and then Budget Director Soule and Deputy Director Gideon Grande presented the Miscellaneous Budget.  If you wish to watch the full meeting including items 1-10 please refer to the link below:

http://westchestercountyny.iqm2.com/Citizens/SplitView.aspx?Mode=Video&MeetingID=5206&Format=Agenda

 

If you wish to see the presentation for the Planning Department, the County Clerk or the County Executive's office please refer to the Budget Dashboard on the Westchester County Legislators page. Please see the link below:

https://www.westchesterlegislators.com/fy-2019-budget-dashboard

 

1. ACT-2018-195 : Settlement of Workers Comp Lien (N.G.) Signed by Committee

AN ACT authorizing the County Attorney and the Commissioner of Finance to compromise the liability of the County of Westchester and pay a reduced lump sum to a former County employee in lieu of future payments.

Joint with LMC @ 8:30 AM.

Guest: Assistant County Sean Carey

With a motion by Legislator Barr and seconded by Legislator Maher the item was approved with a vote of 5-0.

a. ACT - Settlement of Workers Comp Lien (N.G.) - DRAFT
b. ACT - Settlement of Workers Comp Lien (N.G.) - SIGNED BY COMMITTEE
2. ACT-2018-196 : Settlement of Workers Comp Lien (R.J.) Signed by Committee

AN ACT authorizing the County Attorney and the Commissioner of Finance to compromise the liability of the County of Westchester and pay a reduced lump sum to a former County employee in lieu of future payments.

Joint with LMC @ 8:30 AM.

Guest: Assistant County Sean Carey

With a motion by Legislator Maher and seconded by Legislator Barr the item was approved with a vote of 5-0.

a. ACT - Settlement of Workers Comp Lien (R.J.) - DRAFT
b. ACT - Settlement of Workers Comp Lien (R.J.) - SIGNED BY COMMITTEE
3. ACT-2018-197 : Settlement of Workers Comp Lien (D.M.) Signed by Committee

AN ACT authorizing the County Attorney and the Commissioner of Finance to compromise the liability of the County of Westchester and pay a reduced lump sum to a former County employee in lieu of future payments.

Joint with LMC @ 8:30 AM.

Guest: Assistant County Sean Carey

With a motion by Legislator Barr and seconded by Legislator Maher the item was approved with a vote of 5-0.

a. ACT - Settlement of Workers Comp Lien (D.M.) - DRAFT
b. ACT - Settlement of Workers Comp Lien (D.M.) - SIGNED BY COMMITTEE
4. ACT-2018-198 : Settlement of Workers Comp Lien (M.H.) Signed by Committee

AN ACT authorizing the County Attorney and the Commissioner of Finance to compromise the liability of the County of Westchester and pay a reduced lump sum to a former County employee in lieu of future payments.

Joint with LMC @ 8:30 AM.

Guest: Assistant County Sean Carey

With a motion by Legislator Barr and seconded by Legislator Maher the item was approved with a vote of 5-0.

a. ACT - Settlement of Workers Comp Lien (M.H.) - DRAFT
b. ACT - Settlement of Workers Comp Lien (M.H.) - SIGNED BY COMMITTEE
5. ACT-2018-199 : Settlement of Workers Comp Lien (D.B.) Signed by Committee

AN ACT authorizing the County Attorney and the Commissioner of Finance to compromise the liability of the County of Westchester and pay a reduced lump sum to a former County employee in lieu of future payments.

Joint with LMC @ 8:30 AM.

Guest: Assistant County Sean Carey

With a motion by Legislator Barr and seconded by Legislator Maher the item was approved with a vote of 5-0.

 

 

a. ACT - Settlement of Workers Comp Lien (D.B.) - DRAFT
b. ACT - Settlement of Workers Comp Lien (D.B.) - SIGNED BY COMMITTEE
6. ACT-2018-204 : Glen Island Casino Lease Agreement Signed by Committee

AN ACT authorizing the County of Westchester to enter into an assignment agreement to assign its lease agreement with Continental Hosts, Ltd., for the Glen Island Casino for a term continuing through September 30, 2027 to Homestyle Hospitality Inc.

Joint with LMC and PPED @ 8:45 AM.

Guests: County Attorney John Nonna, Chief Deputy County Attorney Stacey Dolgin-Kmetz, Commissioner O'Connor and Deputy Commissioner Tartaglia from the Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation

With a motion by Legislator Maher and seconded by Legislator Parker the Committee entered into Executive Session at 10:50 AM with a vote of 5-0.

With a motion by Legislator Parker and seconded by Legislator Barr the Committee came out of Executive Session at 11:25 AM with a vote of 5-0.

With a motion by Legislator Parker and seconded by Legislator Maher the item was approved with a vote of 5-0 ( Borgia, Tubiolo, Maher- WOP).

 

a. ACT-Glen Island Casino Lease Agreement-DRAFT
b. ACT-Glen Island Casino Lease Agreement-SIGNED BY COMMITTEE
7. RES-2018-194 : PH-Amend IMA-Memorial Field-Mount Vernon Signed by Committee

A Public Hearing on "A Local Law authorizing the County of Westchester to amend an intermunicipal agreement with the City of Mount Vernon in order to transfer to the County responsibility for the design and construction of the improvements to the property known as Memorial Field comprised of approximately 12 acres and located on Sandford Boulevard." [Public Hearing set for December 3, 2018 at 11 a.m.; Local Law Intro 2018-11344.]

Joint with PPED @ 9:00 AM.

Guests: County Attorney John Nonna, Chief Deputy County Attorney Stacey Dolgin-Kmetz and Assistant County Attorney Mondaire Jones, Commissioner O'Connor and Deputy Commissioner Tartaglia from the Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation

With a motion by Legislator Maher and seconded by Legislator Barr the item was approved with a vote of 5-0.

a. PH-Amend IMA-Memorial Field-Mount Vernon-DRAFT
b. PH-Amend IMA-Memorial Field-Mount Vernon-SIGNED BY COMMITTEE
8. LL-2018-15 : Amend IMA-Memorial Field-Mount Vernon Signed by Committee

A LOCAL LAW authorizing the County of Westchester to amend an intermunicipal agreement with the City of Mount Vernon in order to transfer to the County responsibility for the design and construction of the improvements to the property known as Memorial Field comprised of approximately 12 acres and located on Sandford Boulevard.

 

Joint with PPED @ 9:00 AM

Guests: County Attorney John Nonna, Chief Deputy County Attorney Stacey Dolgin-Kmetz and Assistant County Attorney Mondaire Jones, Commissioner O'Connor and Deputy Commissioner Tartaglia from the Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation

With a motion by Legislator Maher and seconded by Legislator Barr the item was approved with a vote of 5-0.

 

a. LOCAL LAW-Amend IMA-Memorial Field-Mount Vernon-DRAFT
9. ACT-2018-201 : Mortgage Tax Receipts - 4-1-18 through 9-30-18 Signed by Committee

AN ACT to authorize the Commissioner of the Westchester County Department of Finance to pay Mortgage Tax Receipts to Cities, Towns and Villages.

Budget only @ 10:00 AM.

Guests: Finance Commissioner Ann Marie Berg

Finance Department Presentation on the 2019 Operating Budget immediately following.

With a motion by Legislator Maher and seconded by Legislator Barr the item was approved with a vote of 5-0.

a. ACT - Mortgage Tax Receipts - 4-1-18 through 9-30-18 - DRAFT
b. MEMO_ Directly into Committee BA - ACT-Mortgage Tax Receipts 4-1-18 through 9-30-18
c. ACT - Mortgage Tax Receipts - 4-1-18 through 9-30-18 - SIGNED BY COMMITTEE
10. ACT-2018-202 : Grow! Lincoln Park Community Garden Signed by Committee

AN ACT authorizing the County to enter into an intermunicipal agreement with the City of New Rochelle to provide its Grow! Lincoln Park Community Garden for the term January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018 in the total amount not to exceed SEVEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED ($7,500) DOLLARS.

Budget Only.

With a motion by Legislator Maher and seconded by Legislator Tubiolo the item was approved with a vote of 5-0.

a. IMA - Grow! Lincoln Park Community Garden - DRAFT
b. MEMO_ Directly into Committee_BA - IMA-Grow! Lincoln Park Community Garden
c. IMA - Grow! Lincoln Park Community Garden - SIGNED BY COMMITTE
II. OTHER BUSINESS

Unfinished Business and any other agenda items to come before the Committee.

 

 

III. RECEIVE & FILE
ADJOURNMENT

Moved by Legislator Borgia seconded by Legislator Maher the Committee adjourned at {MinutesClosed:h:mm tt}.