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BOARD OF LEGISLATORS

Board of Legislators 800 Michaelian Office Bldg. White Plains, NY 10601

Regular Meeting www.westchesterlegislators.com

Agenda

Monday, May, 20, 2019 7:00 PM Legislative Chamber

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CALENDAR 12

CALL TO ORDER

MINUTES APPROVAL

Monday, May 06, 2019 at 7:00 PM

PUBLIC COMMENT

SPEAKERS ___________

PUBLIC HEARING

Tagged Passions:hearing

1. RES-2019-123 Resolution PH-Police Board-Increase Membership:

Tagged Passions:public safety

A RESOLUTION to set a Public Hearing on a A LOCAL LAW amending Section 273.14 of the

Tagged Passions:hearing

Laws of Westchester County relating to the composition of the Police Board [Public Hearing

Tagged Passions:public safety and hearing

set for May 20, 2019 at 7:30 PM. LOCAL LAW INTRO 2019-11783].

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON LEGISLATION AND APPOINTMENTS

Tagged Passions:appointments

SPEAKERS ____________

*Please see Standing Committee Item 11783 for back-up.

2. RES-2019-125 Resolution PH-Regulate Use of Expanded Polystyrene Containers:

A RESOLUTION to set a public hearing entitled A LOCAL LAW amending Chapter 540 of the

Tagged Passions:hearing

Laws of Westchester County by adding Article XXX, regulating the use of expanded

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polystyrene containers at food service establishments. [The Public Hearing will be held on

Tagged Passions:hearing

May 20, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.; LOCAL LAW INTRO No. 11613-2019.]

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON LEGISLATION AND ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH ENERGY

Tagged Passions:health, Conservation, environment, and energy

SPEAKERS ____________

*Please see Standing Committee Item 's 11823 and 11613 for back-up.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Tagged Passions:business

3. (ID 11816) Act BOND ACT-BIT4C-Employee Productivity Systems '18-'22:

Tagged Passions:bond

A BOND ACT authorizing the issuance of ONE MILLION ( 1,000,000) DOLLARS in bonds of

Tagged Passions:bond

Westchester County to finance Capital Project BIT4C - Employee Productivity Systems.

Tagged Passions:finance, capital spending, and Capital Spending

*Please note: This item was held over from the May 6, 2019 Regular Board Meeting and

appears here as an item of Unfinished Business for ACTION.

Tagged Passions:business

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON BUDGE APPROPRIATIONS AND PUBLIC WORKS

Tagged Passions:funding, Public Works, and public works

BOND ACT _______________ -2019 VOTE ___________

Tagged Passions:bond

4. (ID 11817) Act BOND ACT-BIT6C-Purchase of Computer Equipment '16- '20:

Tagged Passions:equipment, bond, and purchasing

A BOND ACT authorizing the issuance of ONE MILLION ( 1,000,000) DOLLARS in bonds of

Tagged Passions:bond

Westchester County to finance Capital Project BIT6C - Purchase of Computer Equipment.

Tagged Passions:equipment, finance, capital spending, Capital Spending, and purchasing

*Please note: This item was held over from the May 6, 2019 Regular Board Meeting and

appears here as an item of Unfinished Business for ACTION.

Tagged Passions:business

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON BUDGE APPROPRIATIONS AND PUBLIC WORKS

Tagged Passions:funding, Public Works, and public works

BOND ACT _______________ -2019 VOTE ___________

Tagged Passions:bond

5. (ID 11820) Act BOND ACT-BIT45-Bldg Access Control Video Surveillance Systems Upgrade:

Tagged Passions:bond, access control, and surveillance

A BOND ACT authorizing the issuance of ONE MILLION ( 1,000,000) DOLLARS in bonds of

Tagged Passions:bond

Westchester County to finance Capital Project BIT45 - Building Access Control Video

Tagged Passions:finance, capital spending, Capital Spending, and access control

Surveillance Systems Upgrade.

Tagged Passions:surveillance

*Please note: This item was held over from the May 6, 2019 Regular Board Meeting and

appears here as an item of Unfinished Business for ACTION.

Tagged Passions:business

Submitted by COMMITTEES ON BUDGE APPROPRIATIONS AND PUBLIC WORKS

Tagged Passions:funding, Public Works, and public works

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BOND ACT _______________ -2019 VOTE ___________

Tagged Passions:bond

I. COMMUNICATIONS

Tagged Passions:communications and Communications

A. COUNTY EXECUTIVE

1. (ID 11848) Resolution APPT-Complete Count Committee-Salim:

Tagged Passions:appointments

A RESOLUTION appointing Ghada Salim as a member of the Westchester County Complete

Tagged Passions:appointments

Count Committee for the term March 27, 2019 to March 31, 2021.

Committee Referral: COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS

Tagged Passions:appointments

2. (ID 11849) Resolution APPT-Complete Count Committee-Payne:

Tagged Passions:appointments

A RESOLUTION appointing Richard A. Payne as a member of the Westchester County

Tagged Passions:appointments

Complete Count Committee for the term March 13, 2019 to March 31, 2021.

Committee Referral: COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS

Tagged Passions:appointments

3. (ID 11850) Resolution APPT-Complete Count Committee-Brandon:

Tagged Passions:appointments

A RESOLUTION appointing Symra D. Brandon as a member of the Westchester County

Tagged Passions:appointments

Complete Count Committee for the term March 27, 2019 to March 31, 2021.

Committee Referral: COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS

Tagged Passions:appointments

4. (ID 11851) Resolution APPT-Refuse Disp Dist No 1 Adv Bd-Hope:

Tagged Passions:appointments

A RESOLUTION appointing Richard G. Hope as a member of the Westchester County Refuse

Tagged Passions:appointments

Disposal District No. 1 Advisory Board for the term March 20, 2019 to December 31, 2019.

Committee Referral: COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS

Tagged Passions:appointments

5. (ID 11852) Resolution APPT-Refuse Disp Dist No 1 Adv Bd-Pickup:

Tagged Passions:appointments

A RESOLUTION appointing Scott D. Pickup as a member of the Westchester County Refuse

Tagged Passions:appointments

Disposal District No. 1 Advisory Board for the term March 20, 2019 to December 31, 2019.

Committee Referral: COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS

Tagged Passions:appointments

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6. (ID 11853) Resolution APPT-African American Advisory Board-Grant:

Tagged Passions:grant and appointments

A RESOLUTION appointing Christopher D. Grant as a member of the Westchester County

Tagged Passions:grant and appointments

African American Advisory Board for the term April 18, 2019 to December 31, 2020.

Committee Referral: COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS

Tagged Passions:appointments

7. (ID 11854) Resolution APPT-Parks, Recreation Conservation Board- Kamarck:

Tagged Passions:appointments, Conservation, parks, and recreation

A RESOLUTION appointing Martin A. Kamarck as a member of the Westchester County

Tagged Passions:appointments

Parks, Recreation and Conservation Board for the term April 8, 2019 to December 31, 2021.

Tagged Passions:Conservation, parks, and recreation

Committee Referral: COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS

Tagged Passions:appointments

8. (ID 11855) Resolution APPT-Planning Board-Baron:

Tagged Passions:planning and appointments

A RESOLUTION appointing Robert A. Baron as a member of the Westchester County

Tagged Passions:appointments

Planning Board for the term April 8, 2019 to December 31, 2021.

Tagged Passions:planning

Committee Referral: COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS

Tagged Passions:appointments

9. (ID 11856) Act IMA-School Resource Officers-Somers Central School Dist:

Tagged Passions:education

AN ACT authorizing the County of Westchester to renew an intermunicipal agreement with

the Somers Central School District whereby the County will assign four (4) uniformed police

Tagged Passions:public safety and education

officers to act as School Resource Officers for the District for a five (5) year term.

Tagged Passions:education

Committee Referral: COMMITTEES ON BUDGET APPROPRIATIONS AND PUBLIC SAFETY

Tagged Passions:funding, budget, and public safety

10. (ID 11857) Act IMA-School Resource Officer-North Salem Central School Dist:

Tagged Passions:education

AN ACT authorizing the County of Westchester to renew an intermunicipal agreement with

the North Salem Central School District whereby the County will assign one (1) uniformed

Tagged Passions:education

police officer to act as a School Resource Officer at the District's Middle/High School and at

Tagged Passions:public safety and education

times at the District's Pequenakonck Elementary School for a five (5) year term.

Tagged Passions:education

Committee Referral: COMMITTEES ON BUDGET APPROPRIATIONS AND PUBLIC SAFETY

Tagged Passions:funding, budget, and public safety

11. (ID 11858) Act BOND ACT-T009G-Paratransit Vehicles IV:

Tagged Passions:bond

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A BOND ACT authorizing the issuance of ONE MILLION FOUR HUNDRED SIXTY THOUSAND

Tagged Passions:bond

( 1,460,000) DOLLARS in bonds of Westchester County to finance Capital Project T009G -

Tagged Passions:finance, capital spending, bond, and Capital Spending

Paratransit Vehicles IV.

Committee Referral: COMMITTEES ON BUDGET APPROPRIATIONS AND PUBLIC WORKS

Tagged Passions:funding, budget, Public Works, and public works

12. (ID 11861) Act IMA-Prisoner Transportation-21 Municipalities:

Tagged Passions:transportation

AN ACT authorizing the County to enter into intermunicipal agreements with twenty-one

(21) municipalities in order to provide reimbursement for prisoner transportation to the

Tagged Passions:transportation

Westchester County Jail.

Tagged Passions:jail

Committee Referral: COMMITTEES ON BUDGET APPROPRIATIONS AND PUBLIC SAFETY

Tagged Passions:funding, budget, and public safety

13. (ID 11864) Act BOND ACT-BPL26-Flood Mitigation:

Tagged Passions:bond and flooding

A BOND ACT authorizing the issuance of THREE HUNDRED THOUSAND ( 300,000) DOLLARS

Tagged Passions:bond

in bonds of Westchester County to finance Capital Project BPL26 - Flood Mitigation

Tagged Passions:finance, capital spending, bond, Capital Spending, and flooding

Committee Referral: COMMITTEES ON BUDGET APPROPRIATIONS AND PUBLIC WORKS

Tagged Passions:funding, budget, Public Works, and public works

14. (ID 11865) Act IMA-BPL26-Flood Mitigation-New Rochelle:

Tagged Passions:flooding

AN ACT authorizing the County of Westchester to enter into an intermunicipal agreement

with the City of New Rochelle in connection with a flood mitigation project - Capital Project

Tagged Passions:capital spending, Capital Spending, and flooding

BPL26).

Committee Referral: COMMITTEES ON BUDGET APPROPRIATIONS AND PUBLIC WORKS

Tagged Passions:funding, budget, Public Works, and public works

15. (ID 11875) Resolution APPT-Complete Count Committee-Salinas:

Tagged Passions:appointments

A RESOLUTION appointing Sojourner Salinas as a member of the Westchester County

Tagged Passions:appointments

Complete Count Committee for the term April 4, 2019 to March 31, 2021.

Committee Referral: COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS

Tagged Passions:appointments

16. (ID 11876) Resolution APPT-Youth Board-Connally:

Tagged Passions:appointments and youth

A RESOLUTION appointing Dr. Alexandria Connally as a member of the Westchester County

Tagged Passions:appointments

Youth Board for the term April 9, 2019 to December 31, 2021.

Tagged Passions:youth

Committee Referral: COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS

Tagged Passions:appointments

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17. (ID 11877) Resolution APPT-Tax Commission-McKeown:

Tagged Passions:boards and commissions, appointments, taxes, and Taxes

A RESOLUTION appointing Sadie McKeown as a member of the Westchester County Tax

Tagged Passions:appointments, taxes, and Taxes

Commission for the term April 8, 2019 to December 31, 2023.

Tagged Passions:boards and commissions

Committee Referral: COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS

Tagged Passions:appointments

18. (ID 11878) Resolution REAPPT-African American Advisory Board-Jervis- Hill:

A RESOLUTION reappointing Chereese Jervis-Hill as a member of the Westchester County

Tagged Passions:appointments

African American Advisory Board for the term April 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019.

Committee Referral: COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS

Tagged Passions:appointments

19. (ID 11879) Resolution REAPPT-Planning Board-Arndt:

Tagged Passions:planning

A RESOLUTION reappointing James Arndt as a member of the Westchester County Planning

Tagged Passions:planning and appointments

Board for the term April 8, 2019 to December 31, 2021.

Committee Referral: COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS

Tagged Passions:appointments

20. (ID 11880) Resolution REAPPT-Fair Housing Board-Koshy:

Tagged Passions:housing

A RESOLUTION reappointing Thomas Koshy as a member of the Westchester County Fair

Tagged Passions:appointments

Housing Board for the term April 8, 2019 to December 31, 2021.

Tagged Passions:housing

Committee Referral: COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS

Tagged Passions:appointments

21. (ID 11881) Resolution REAPPT-Fair Housing Board-Singh:

Tagged Passions:housing

A RESOLUTION reappointing Harry Singh as a member of the Westchester County Fair

Tagged Passions:appointments

Housing Board for the term April 8, 2019 to December 31, 2021.

Tagged Passions:housing

Committee Referral: COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS

Tagged Passions:appointments

B. COUNTY ATTORNEY

Tagged Passions:legal

1. (ID 11863) Act Merestead Lawsuit:

Tagged Passions:legal

AN ACT authorizing the County Attorney to commence an action on behalf of the County of

Tagged Passions:legal

Westchester regarding Merestead.

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Committee Referral: COMMITTEES ON BUDGET APPROPRIATIONS AND LAW MAJOR

Tagged Passions:funding and budget

CONTRACTS

Tagged Passions:contract

C. LEGISLATORS

1. (ID 11866) Communication HON. DAMON R. MAHER: NYTimes Op-Ed - Two Dead Young Heroes. When Will We Act? :

Tagged Passions:drugs, communications, and Communications

Forwarding a New York Times Op-Ed by Nicholas Kristof entitled, Two Dead Young Heroes.

Tagged Passions:drugs

When Will We Act?

Committee Referral: COMMITTEES ON LEGISLATION AND PUBLIC SAFETY

Tagged Passions:public safety

2. (ID 11867) Communication HON. DAMON R. MAHER: Various articles regarding Voting Machines:

Tagged Passions:voting, election, communications, and Communications

Forwarding various articles regarding Voting Machines.

Tagged Passions:voting and election

Committee Referral: COMMITTEES ON BUDGET APPROPRIATIONS AND PUBLIC WORKS

Tagged Passions:funding, budget, Public Works, and public works

3. (ID 11868) Communication HON. NANCY E. BARR: Correspondence regarding Airport privatization and expansion:

Tagged Passions:expansion, airport, communications, Communications, and privatization

Forwarding correspondence from Co-Clerks of Purchase Monthly Meeting of the Religious

Tagged Passions:purchasing

Society of Friends opposing Airport privatization and expansion.

Tagged Passions:expansion, airport, and privatization

Committee Referral: COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH ENERGY

Tagged Passions:health, Conservation, environment, and energy

4. (ID 11869) Communication HON. DAMON R. MAHER: Correspondence re: opposition to having SROs in New Rochelle Schools:

Tagged Passions:communications, education, and Communications

Forwarding constituent correspondence regarding opposition to having School Resource

Tagged Passions:education

Officers in New Rochelle schools.

Tagged Passions:education

Committee Referral: COMMITTEES ON BUDGET APPROPRIATIONS, SOCIAL SERVICES

Tagged Passions:funding, budget, social services, and services

AND PUBLIC SAFETY

Tagged Passions:public safety

5. (ID 11870) Communication HON. DAMON R. MAHER: NYTimes Magazine - Is Prison Necessary? Ruth Wilson Gilmore Might Change Your Mind :

Tagged Passions:communications, Communications, and jail

Forwarding a New York Times Magazine article entitled, Is Prison Necessary? Ruth Wilson

Tagged Passions:jail

Gilmore Might Change Your Mind.

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Committee Referral: COMMITTEES ON BUDGET APPROPRIATIONS, SOCIAL SERVICES

Tagged Passions:funding, budget, social services, and services

AND PUBLIC SAFETY

Tagged Passions:public safety

6. (ID 11871) Communication HON DAMON R. MAHER: The New Yorker Article - Who Belongs in Prison? :

Tagged Passions:communications, Communications, and jail

Forwarding an article from The New Yorker entitled, Who Belongs in Prison? A truly just

Tagged Passions:jail

system must do more than protect the rights of the innocent; it must also respect the

humanity of the guilty.

Committee Referral: COMMITTEES ON SOCIAL SERVICES AND PUBLIC SAFETY

Tagged Passions:social services, public safety, and services

7. (ID 11872) Communication HON. DAVID J. TUBIOLO: Various articles on Climate Change:

Tagged Passions:environment, communications, and Communications

Forwarding various articles regarding Climate Change.

Tagged Passions:environment

Committee Referral: COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH ENERGY

Tagged Passions:health, Conservation, environment, and energy

8. (ID 11874) Communication HON. DAVID J. TUBIOLO: Reuters.com Article - Founder, execs of drug company guilty in conspiracy that fed opioid crisis :

Tagged Passions:drugs, communications, opioid abuse, and Communications

Forwarding a Reuters.com article entitled, Founder, execs of drug company guilty in

Tagged Passions:drugs

conspiracy that fed opioid crisis.

Tagged Passions:opioid abuse

Committee Referral: COMMITTEES ON ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH ENERGY AND PUBLIC

Tagged Passions:health, Conservation, environment, and energy

SAFETY

9. (ID 11882) Communication HON. MARGARET A. CUNZIO: Correspondence re: School Bus Safety:

Tagged Passions:Public Transit, communications, education, and Communications

Forwarding correspondence regarding proposed State legislation allowing for school districts

Tagged Passions:education

to opt-in to equip buses with stop-arm cameras and for the ability to issue tickets using

Tagged Passions:Public Transit

stop-arm camera footage.

Committee Referral: COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY

Tagged Passions:public safety

10. (ID 11883) Communication HON. KITLEY S. COVILL: Chargedevs.com Article - How Local Leaders Can Make Their Communities More EV-Friendly :

Tagged Passions:communications and Communications

Forwarding an article from Electric Vehicles Magazine.com entitled, How Local Leaders Can

Tagged Passions:electric and Electric Vehicles

Make Their Communities More EV-Friendly.

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Committee Referral: COMMITTEES ON BUDGET APPROPRIATIONS, PUBLIC WORKS AND

Tagged Passions:funding, budget, Public Works, and public works

ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH ENERGY

Tagged Passions:health, Conservation, environment, and energy

11. (ID 11884) Communication HON. MARYJANE SHIMSKY: Journal News Article - Youth suicide crisis: How can families, gov't. and the medical comm.

Tagged Passions:communications, Communications, youth, and suicide

help? :

Forwarding a Journal News article entitled, Youth suicide crisis: How can families,

Tagged Passions:youth and suicide

government and the medical community help?

Committee Referral: COMMITTEES ON ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH ENERGY; SOCIAL

Tagged Passions:health, Conservation, environment, and energy

SERVICES SENIORS CONSTITUENCIES AND PUBLIC SAFETY

Tagged Passions:public safety, seniors, and services

12. (ID 11885) Communication HON. MARYJANE SHIMSKY: National Geographic Article - Maine passes the U.S.'s first state ban on foam food

Tagged Passions:communications and Communications

packaging :

Forwarding a National Geographic article entitled, Maine passes the U.S.'s first state ban on

foam food packaging .

Committee Referral: COMMITTEES ON ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH ENERGY AND

Tagged Passions:health, Conservation, environment, and energy

LEGISLATION

13. (ID 11886) Communication HON. MARYJANE SHIMSKY: L.A. Times Article - ICE held an American man in custody for 1,273 days :

Tagged Passions:communications and Communications

Forwarding an L.A. Times article entitled, ICE held an American man in custody for 1,273

days. He's not the only one who had to prove his citizenship.

Tagged Passions:Immigration

Committee Referral: COMMITTEES ON LEGISLATION, SOCIAL SERVICES AND PUBLIC

Tagged Passions:social services and services

SAFETY

14. (ID 11887) Communication HON. MARYJANE SHIMSKY: Daily Energy Insider Article - NYS to award 280M for energy storage projects :

Tagged Passions:communications, Communications, and energy

Forwarding a Daily Energy Insider article entitled, New York State to award 280M for

Tagged Passions:energy

energy storage projects

Tagged Passions:energy

Committee Referral: COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH ENERGY

Tagged Passions:health, Conservation, environment, and energy

15. (ID 11888) Communication HON. MARYJANE SHIMSKY: Hudson River and Saw Mil River Water Quality Results - May 9, 2019:

Tagged Passions:utility, Utility, water, watershed, communications, and Communications

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Forwarding the Hudson River and Saw Mill River Water Quality Results for May 9, 2019.

Tagged Passions:utility, Utility, water, and watershed

Committee Referral: COMMITTEES ON PUBLIC SAFETY, PUBLIC WORKS AND

Tagged Passions:public safety, Public Works, and public works

ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH ENERGY

Tagged Passions:health, Conservation, environment, and energy

16. (ID 11889) Local Law LEGISLATORS COVILL AND CUNZIO: Proposed Local Law - Control and regulation of secondhand precious metal and gun dealers:

Tagged Passions:gun control, regulation, and Gun Control

Forwarding a LOCAL LAW repealing Chapter 863 of the Laws of Westchester County and

exacting a new Chapter 863 relating to the control and regulation of secondhand precious

Tagged Passions:regulation

metal and gun dealers.

Tagged Passions:gun control and Gun Control

Committee Referral: COMMITTEES ON LEGISLATION BUDGET APPROPRIATIONS AND

Tagged Passions:funding and budget

PUBLIC SAFETY

Tagged Passions:public safety

17. (ID 11890) Resolution PH - Proposed Local Law - Control and regulation of secondhand precious metal and gun dealers:

Tagged Passions:gun control, regulation, and Gun Control

A RESOLUTION to set a Public Hearing on a LOCAL LAW repealing Chapter 863 of the Laws

Tagged Passions:hearing

of Westchester County and exacting a new Chapter 863 relating to the control and

regulation of secondhand precious metal and gun dealers. [Public Hearing set for

Tagged Passions:gun control, regulation, hearing, and Gun Control

______________, 2019 at ____ .m. LOCAL LAW INTRO 11889-2019].

Committee Referral: COMMITTEES ON LEGISLATION BUDGET APPROPRIATIONS AND

Tagged Passions:funding and budget

PUBLIC SAFETY

Tagged Passions:public safety

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