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ANDREW JOYCE

C M AIRMANALBANY COUN"ry LEGISLATURE

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HAROLD L. JOYCE OFFICE BUILDING

112 STATE STREET, ROOM 710

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ALBANY, NEW YORK 12207

(518) 447-7168 - FAX (518) 447-5695www.ALBANYCOÜN"rV.CON1

AGENDA

LAW COMMITTEE

JUNE 25, 2018

PAUL T. DEVANE

CLERK

NECOLE M. CHAMBERS

FIRST DEPUTY CLERK

APPROVING PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES

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RESOLUTION NO. 79: REQUIRING CONTRACI'ORS AND

SUBCONTRACI'ORS ON ALBANY COUNTY CONSTRU(YI'ION

PROJECTS OF $100,000 OR MORE TO PROVIDE APPRENTICESHIPrrm1NING PROGRAMS

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RESOLUTION NO_ 126: ESTABLISHING AN ALBANY COUNTY

SETTLEMENT POLICY

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THE ALBANY COUNTY

LEGISLATIVE RULES OF ORDER AND DISBANDING THE SPECIAL

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COMMWPEES ON ELDER CARE AND COURT FACILITIES

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LOCAL LAW NO. "C" FOR 2018: A LOCAL TO ROVIDE ACCESS TO

PAID SICK TIME TO QUALIFIED EMPLOYEES WITHIN ALBANY

COUNTY

LOCAL LAW NQ, "E' FOR 2018: A LOCAL LAW OF THE COUNTY OF

ALBANY, NEW YORK AMENDING THE ALBANY COUNTY CHARTER

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TO IMPLEMENT AN ANTI-NEPOTISM POLICY

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RESOLUTION NO. 177:

NO. "G" FOR 2018

RESOLUTION NO. 178:

LAW NO. "H" FOR 2018

PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED LOCAL

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PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED LOCAL

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LQQAL LAW NO. "G" FOR 2018: A LOCAL LAW OF THE COUNTY OF

ALBANY, NEW YORK TO LIMIT THE LENGTH OF TIME THAT

CANINES MAY BE RESTRAINED OUTDOORS TO NO MORE THAN TWO

HOURS IN ANY CONTINUOUS TWELVE-HOUR PERIOD

LOCAL LAW NO. "H" FOR 2018; A LOCAL LAW OF THE COUNTY OF

ALBANY, NEW YORK TO PROTECT CANINES FROM ENCLOSURE IN

DANGEROUSLY HOT OR COLD VEHICLES

LOCAL "1" 2018; A LOCAL LAW OF THE COUNTY OF ALBANYrro ENACT THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE INTERNATIONAL

BUILDING CODE REQUIRING RESIDENTIAL FIRE SPRINKLERS IN

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NEW CONSTRUCTION WITHIN ALBANY COUNTY

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LOCAL NO, "J" FOR 2018: A LOCAL OF THE COUNTY OF

ALBANY, NEW YORK ESTABLISHING COLOR REQUIREMENTS FOR

PETROLEUM BULK STORAGE TANKS

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RESOLUTION NO. 227: PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED LOCAL LAW

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NO. "K" FOR 2018: A LOCAL LAW TO ESTABLISH THE ALBANY

COUNTY FAIR HOTEL CONSUMER PRACTICES LAW

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RESOLUTION NO. 234: AMENDING THE ALBANY COUNTY

LEGISLATIVE RULES OF ORDER PERTAINING TO RULE 11

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RESOLUTION NO. 236: AMENDING THE ALBANY COUNTY RULES OF

ORDER

RESOLUTION NO. 237: AMENDING THE LEGISLATIVE PROCEDURES

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OF THE ALBANY COUNTY LEGISLATURE

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RESOLUTION NO. 238: AMENDING THE LEGISLATIVE PROCEDURES

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OF THE ALBANY COUNTY LEGISL\TURE

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LOCAL LAW NO. "R' FOR 2018• A LOCAL LAW TO ESTABLISH THE

ALBANY COUNTY FAIR HOTEL CONSUMER PRACTICES

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LOCAL NO. "L" FOR 2018: A LOCAL LAW OF THE COUNTY OF

ALBANY, NEW YORK REGULATING THE USE OF POLYSTYRENE

FOAM DISPOSABLE FOOD SERVICE WARE AND REQUIRING THE USE

OF COMPOSTABLE OR RECYCLABLE FOOD SERVICE WARE BY FOOD

SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS IN ALBANY COUNTY BY AMENDING

LOCAL LAW NO. 4 FOR 2013

LOCAL LAW NO "M" FOR 2018: A LOCAL LAW OF THE COUNTY OF

ALBANY, NEW YORK AMENDING SECTION 206 OF THE ALBANY

COUNTY CHARTER AND LOCAL NO. 8 FOR 1993 AS

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SUBSEQUENTLY AMENDED FOR THE PURPOSE OF

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RESTRUCTURING THE LEGISLATURE BY REDUCING THE NUMBER

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OF LEGISLATORS

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LOCAL NO. "N" FOR 2018: A LOCAL LAW OF THE COUNTY OF

ALBANY, NEW YORK AMENDING SECTION 1101 OF THE ALBANY

COUNTY CHARTER AND LOCAL LAW NO. 8 FOR 1993 AS

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SUBSEQUENTLY AMENDED TO PROMOTE THE HIRING OF AN

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

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CURRENT BUSINESS:

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RESOLUTION NO. 281: AMENDING THE ALBANY COUNTY

LEGISLATIVE RULES OF ORDER REGARDING RULE 22

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RESOLUTION NQ 282: CREATING A SPECIAL SMALL BUSINESScorvfM1'Y1'EE

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RESOLUTION NO. 284: PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED LOCAL LAW

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NO. "N' FOR 2018: A LOCAL LAW OF THE COUNTY OF ALBANY, NEW

YORK AMENDING SECTION 1101 OF THE ALBANY COUNTY CHARTER

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AND LOCAL NO. 8 FOR 1993 AS SUBSEQUENTLY AMENDED TO

PROMOTE THE HIRING OF AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

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DIRECTOR

RESOLUTION NO. 285: PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED LOCAL LAW

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NO. "O" FOR 2018: A LOCAL LAW FOR THE COUNTY OF ALBANY, NEW

YORK, AMENDING SECTION 207 OF THE ALBANY COUNTY CHARTER

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AND LOCAL LAW NO. 8 FOR 1993 AS SUBSEQUENTLY AMENDED

RELATION TO COMMISSIONS ON REAPPORTIONMENT

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LOCAL LAW NO. "0" FOR 2018: A LOCAL LAW FOR THE COUNTY OF

ALBANY, NEW YORK, AMENDING SECTION 207 OF THE ALBANY

COUNTY CHARTER AND LOCAL LAW NO. 8 FOR 1993 AS

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SUBSEQUENTLY AMENDED RELATION TO COMMISSIONS ON

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REAPPORTIONMENTHonorable Andrew Joyce and Members of the Albany County Legislature:

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LADIES AND GENTLEMEN:The Law Committee of the Albany County Legislature met on May 21, 2018. Chairpe

rson Higgins,Messrs. Clenahan, Feeney, Fein, Mayo, Burgdorf, Crouse, Mss. Cunningham and Plotsky werepresent. The following items were discussed and/or acted upon:Approving Previous Meeting Minutes: Unanimously Approved.
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7.Resolution No. 79: Requiring contractors and subcontractors on Albany Countyconstruction projects

Of $100,000 or more to provide apprenticeship trainingprograms: Tabled at request Of SponsorResolution No. 126: Establishing an Albany County settlement policy: Tabled atrequest of SponsorResolution No. 132: Amending the Albany County legislative rules of orderpertaining to the Special Committee on Elder Care: Legislator Wanda Willinghamappeared before the Committee and explained the desire to amend the rules oforder, due to the increasing aging population and need for support sewices and caretailored to such individuals and groups in Albany County, and that a StandingCommittee dedicated specifically to their needs and issues has become necessary.After a brief discussion, the Committee voted unanimously to move the proposalforward for legislative action with a favorable recommendation.Resolution NO. 133: Amending the Albany County Legislative Rules Of Order anddisbanding the Special Committees on Elder Care and Court Facilities: Tabled atrequest of SponsorLocal Law No. "B" for 2018: A Local Law of the County of Albany, New Yorkrequiring the electronic reporting of transactions of precious metal exchange dealersand secondhand dealers in Albany County: Legislator Gary Domalewicz appearedbefore the Committee to discuss the legislation. After a brief discussion, theCommittee voted 5-2-1 move the proposal forward for legislative action with afavorable recommendation, with Messrs. Burgdorf and Crouse opposed and Mr.Feeney abstained.Local Law No. "C" For 2018: A Local Law to Provide Access to Paid Sick Time toQualified Employees within Albany County: Tabled at request of Sponsor.Local Law N0- "D" For 2018: A Law Of The County Of Albany, New YorkAmending Local Law 5 For 2016 Regarding The Sustainable Energy Loan Program:Legislator Bryan Clenahan explained how the Sustamable Energy Loan Programwill influence the residents of Albany County and in order to effectuate the PropertyAssessed Clean Energy financing program (PACE), amending Local Law 5 for 2016is necessary to remain consistent with New York State Law. After a brief
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17.discussion, the Committee voted unanimously to move the proposal fomvard asamended for legislativ

e action, with a favorable recommendation.Local Law No. "E" for 2018: A Local Law to prohibit the use of conversion therapyfor minors in Albany County: After a brief discussion, the Committee votedunanimously to move the proposal forward for legislative action with a favorablerecommendation.Local Law No. "F" for 2018: A Local Law of the County of Albany, New Yorkamending the Albany County charter to implement an anti-nepotism policy: Tabledat request of SponsorResolution No. 177: Public Hearing on proposed Local Law NO. for 2018: Tabledat request of SponsorResolution NQ. 17.8: Public Hearing on proposed Local Law No. "H" for 2018: Tabledat request of SponsorLocal Law No. "G" for 2018: A Local Law of the County of Albany, New York tolimit the length of time that canines may be restrained outdoors to no more thantwo hours in any continuous twelve-hour period: Tabled at request of SponsorLocal law no. "H" for 2018: A Local Law of the County of Albany, New York toprotect canines from enclosure in dangerously hot or cold vehicles: Tabled atrequest of SponsorLocal law "l" for 2018: A Local Law of the County of Albany, New York to enact therequirements of the international building code requiring residential fire sprinklersin new construction and substantial additions within Albany County: Tabled atrequest of SponsorLocal law "J" for 2018: A Local Law of the County of Albany, New Yorkestablishing color requirements for petroleum bulk storage tanks: Tabled at requestof SponsorResolution No. 227: Public Hearing on Proposed Local Law No. "K" For 2018: ALocal Law to Establish the Albany County Fair Hotel Consumer Practices Law:Tabled at request of SponsorResolution NO. 228: Public Hearing On Proposed Local Law No. "L" For 2018: ALocal Law Of The County Of Albany, New York Regulating The Use OfPolystyrene Foam Disposable Food Service Ware And Requiring The Use OfCompostable Or Recyclable Food Service Ware By Food Service Establishments InAlbany County By Amending Local Law 4 For 2013: The Committee amended thedate of the public hearing to June 26, and after a brief discussion about regulatingthe use of polystyrene, voted unanimously to move the proposal forward forlegislative action with a favorable recommendation.
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28.Resolution No. 229: Public Hearing On Proposed Local Law No. "M' For 2018: ALocal Law Of the Coun

ty Of Albany, New York Amending Section 206 Of TheAlbany County Charter And Local Law No. 8 For 1993 As Subsequently AmendedFor The Purpose Of Restructuring The Legislature By Reducing The Number OfLegislators: After a brief discussion, the Committee voted unanimously to movethe proposal forward for legislative action with a favorable recommendationResolution No. 280: Amending the 2018 Budget and Authorizing the Expenditureof Funds from the Albany County Legislature's Communications Equipment LineRegarding Modernization of the County Legislature Tabled at request of SponsorResolution No, 233: Requiring The Contract Administration Board to Abide byCertain Reporting Requirements: After a brief discussion, the Committee votedunanimously to move the proposal forward for legislative action with a favorablerecommendation.Amending The Albany County Legislative Rules of OrderPertaining to Rule 11 Tabled at request of SponsorResolution No. 236: Amending The Albany County Legislature's Rules of Order:Tabled at request of SponsorResolution No. 237: Amending The Legislative Procedures of The Albany CountyLegislature Tabled at request of SponsorResolution No. 238: Amending The Legislative Procedures of the Albany CountyLegislature: Tabled at request of SponsorLocal Law No. "K" For 2018: A Local Law to Establish the Albany County FairHotel Consumer Practices Law: Tabled at request of SponsorLocal Law No. "L" For 2018; A Local Law Of The County Of Albany, New YorkRegulating The Use Of Polystyrene Foam Disposable Food Service Ware AndRequiring The Use Of Compostable Or Recyclable Food Service Ware By FoodService Establishments In Albany County By Amending Local Law No. 4 For 2013Tabled at request of SponsorLocal Law No. "M" For 2018: A Local Law of the County of Albany, New YorkAmending Section 206 Of the Albany County Charter and Local Law No. 8 For
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1993 As Subsequently Amended For The Purpose Of Restructuring theLegislature by Reducing the Number

of Legislators: Tabled at request of SponsorLocal Law No. "N" For 2018: A Local Law of the County of Albany, New YorkAmending Section 1101 Of the Albany County Charter and Local Law No. 8 For
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1993 As Subsequently Amended to Promote the Hiring of an EconomicDevelopment Director: Tabled at req

uest of Sponsor
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32.Authorizing the Submission of a Grant Application and Agreement with the NewYork State Division o

f Criminal Justice Services Regarding the Gun InvolvedViolence Elimination (GIVE) Grant: It was indicated that the District AttorneysOffice, Sheriff, and Probation Department requested authorization to enter into anagreement with the Division of Criminal Justice Services regarding the GIVEpartnership. After a brief discussion, the Committee voted unanimously to movethe proposal forward for legislative action with a favorable recommendation.Authorizing An Agreement With The New York State Division Of CriminalJustice Services Regarding The Gun Involved Violence Elimination (Give) GrantAnd Amending The 2018 Department Of Probation Budget: The Director of theCrime Victim and Sexual Violence Center appeared before the Committee, sheindicated that funding would be used to provide services to sexual assault victimsin Albany County. After a brief discussion, the Committee voted unanimously tomove the proposal forward for legislative action with a favorable recommendation.Authorizing the Submission of a Grant Application and an Agreement with theNew York State Division Of Criminal Justice Services Regarding Rape CrisisServices: The Director of the Crime Victim and Sexual Violence Center appearedbefore the Committee, she indicated that the grant will be utilized to provideclinical and court advocacy services to victims of sexual assault with limitedEnglish proficiency, including refugees and immigrants currently living in AlbanyCounty. After a brief discussion, the Committee voted unanimously to move theproposal forward for legislative action with a favorable recommendation.Authorizing an Agreement with the New York State Coalition against SexualAssault Regarding the Sexual Assault Services Program: The Director of theCrime Victim and Sexual Violence Center appeared before the Committee, s sheindicated that the grant will be utilized to provide clinical and court advocacyservices to victims of sexual assault with limited English proficiency, includingrefugees and immigrants currently living in Albany County. After a briefdiscussion, the Committee voted unanimously to move the proposal forward forlegislative action with a favorable recommendation.Respectfully Submitted,
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THE LAW COMMITTEE

CHRISTOPHER T. HIGGINS, Chairperson

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DENNIS A. FEENEY

SAMUEL 1. FEIN

VICTORIA PLOTSIOIT

JOANNE E. CUNNINGHAM

BRYAN M. CLENAHAN

DAVID B. MAYO

PAUL J. BURGDORF

PETER CROUSE

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RESOLUTION NO. 79

REQUIRING CONTRACTORS AND SUBCONTRACTORS ON ALBANY

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COUNTY CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS OF $100,000 OR MORE TO

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