Westchester Legislators: Board Meeting Preview and Media Schedule for Week of September 9

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 7, 2012

Contact: Tom Staudter | ThomasS@westchesterlegislators.com | 914-995-2819 (office) | 914-815-4462 (cell)

Westchester Board of Legislators: Week of September 9

Board & Committee Meeting Preview and Media Schedule

A preview of what is happening at the Westchester County Board of Legislators (BOL) next week:

Monday, September 10, 2012

9:00 AM

Public Safety & Security – Hon. Virginia Perez, Chair

Committee Coordinator: Debby Linhardt (914-995-8163)

1) Deputy Corrections Commissioner Mazzuca and Information Technology Department staff members to discuss Upgrade of Jail Management System

2) Public Safety Commissioner George Longworth to discuss the Inter-Municipal Agreement with Nassau County for Westchester County to provide latent print analysis for Nassau Police Department

3) Probation Commissioner Rocco Pozzi to discuss Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Grants

10:00 AM

Budget & Appropriations – Hon. Judy Myers, Chair

Committee Coordinator: Sally Schecter (914-995-2832)

1) Public Safety Commissioner George Longworth to discuss the Inter-Municipal Agreement for Repository for Integrated Criminalistic Information (RICI) System with Putnam, Rockland and Dutchess, the Inter-Municipal Agreement with various municipalities for police training at Police Academy, and the Municipal agreements for NYS Traffic and Criminal Software (TraCS) Program

2) Probation Commissioner Rocco Pozzi and Chief Information Officer Marguerite Beirne to discuss replacement of Criminal Court Offender Management System

3) Department of Public Works staff to discuss Heavy Equipment Replacement

4) Senior Programs and Service Commissioner Mae Carpenter to discuss the New York State Office for the Aging (NYSOFA) Grant Funds AAA Transportation Operating Expense Program and Inter-municipal agreements

5) Environmental Facilities Commissioner Thomas Lauro to discuss amending 2008 Biological Nutrient Removal (BNR) Consent Order

6) Planning Commissioner Ed Buroughs to discuss the amendment to the agreement with City of New York Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) and the HOPWA agreements with Mt. Vernon & Yonkers

7) Community Mental Health Commissioner Grant Mitchell to discuss the Agreement with Westchester County Health Care Corporation (WCHCC) for Mental Health Services

8) Deputy Health Commissioner Cheryl Archbald to discuss the agreement with Westchester County Health Care Corporation/Department of Health for ER Services & Treatment and the agreement for Lumbar Puncture Services

9) Social Services Commissioner Kevin McGuire to discuss the WCHCC 3rd Party Ambulance agreement for DSS Facilities

10) Finance Commissioner Ann Marie Berg to discuss the establishing a revised Investment Policy

1:30 PM

Legislation – Hon. Bill Ryan, Chair

Committee Coordinator: Melanie Montalto (914-995-8620)

1) County Executive Chief of Staff George Oros to discuss Office of Women legislation

2) Chief Information Officer Marguerite Beirne to discuss of Animal Abuse Registry legislation

3:00 PM

Environment & Energy—Hon. Michael Kaplowitz, Chair

Committee Coordinator: Tara Bernard (914-995-6297)

1) John Gaccione to discuss the Solar Installer Exemption legislation

2) Environmental Facilities Commissioner Thomas Lauro to discuss supervision at the Waste Water Treatment Plants

6:30 PM

Jewish History and Heritage Month celebration, honoring Westchester’s Jewish men and

women of the Armed Services

7:00 PM

Regular meeting of the BOL in the Chamber

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

10:00 AM

Government Operations—Hon. Catherine Borgia, Chair

Committee Coordinators: Tara Bernard (914-995-6297) and Debby Linhardt (914-995-8163)

1) Regularly scheduled discussion with Planning Commissioner Ed Buroughs, Deputy Planning Commissioner Norma Drummond and Assistant to the County Executive Mary Mahon to discuss the Housing Implementation Plan

2) Department of Public Works staff to provide weekly Ashford Avenue Bridge Update and discuss Fulton Bridge

3) Department of Public Works staff to discuss the legislation to prohibit the disposal of Hydrofracking wastewater

4) County Executive Chief of Staff George Oros to discuss Playland Park revenue and attendance figures

5) Office of the Disabled Director Evan Latainer to discuss Para-transit Contract Services

1:00PM

Community Services—Hon. Alfreda Williams, Chair

Committee Coordinator: Melanie Montalto (914-995-8620)

1) New York State Nurses Association to discuss Westchester Medical Center

Thursday, September 6, 2012

7:35 AM

Board of Legislator Chairman Ken Jenkins with WVOX Host Bob Marrone

Weekly radio chat

Listen LIVE on WVOX radio 1460AM. Web streaming LIVE at http://www.wvox.com

Listeners have the opportunity to call in with questions at 914-636-0110 or by emailing westchesterbolradio@gmail.com

12 PM

Legislator Alfreda Williams to host the American Cancer Society’s Westchester kick-off event for the Cancer Prevention Study-3

BOL Conference Room

Please note: Latest Board and committee meeting agendas (including “TBA” agendas) posted online at http://westchesterlegislators.com/board-and-committee-meetings/month.calendar/

*** All meetings are WEB STREAMED LIVE on the Legislature’s website at http://www.westchesterlegislators.com. Just press the MEETING VIDEO-ON-DEMAND button and scroll down to the COMMITTEE section ***

Bazzo 09/08/12

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