Westchester Legislators: Board Meeting Preview and Media Schedule for Week of October 7

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 5, 2012

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

Westchester Board of Legislators: Week of October 7

Board & Committee Meeting Preview and Media Schedule

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

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

10:00 AM

Government Operations—Hon. Catherine Borgia, Chair

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

1) Deputy Planning Commissioner Norma Drummond and Administration’s Mary Mahon to discuss the Housing Implementation Plan and Ellendale Ave Housing Project

2) Department of Public Works staff to provide weekly update on Ashford Avenue Bridge and Fulton Avenue Drawbridge

3) Parks, Recreation and Conservation Commissioner Kathleen O’Connor and Department of Public Works staff to discuss the acceptance of 4 acres of park land from a Somers resident

4) Richard Cashman, Gina Gaines & Talbert Spence from Westchester Community College to discuss a Lease Agreement for 15 South 5th Avenue property in Mount Vernon

5) Capital Projects update with Department of Environmental Facilities Commissioner Tom Lauro and Norma Drummond

6) Discussion of IT equipment and upgrades for District Attorney’s office

1:00PM

Community Services—Hon. Alfreda Williams, Chair

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

1) Youth Bureau Director Mary Kate Cabaleiro to discuss the Inter-Municipal Agreement with Mount Vernon for the Girls Embracing Maturity Program

3:00 PM

Legislation – Hon. Bill Ryan, Chair

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

1) Public Safety Commissioner George Longworth and Kelly Odestick and staff from Information & Technology to discuss the Animal Abuse Registry

2) Discussion of Generator Inventory Act

4:00 PM

Environment & Energy—Hon. Michael Kaplowitz, Chair

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

1) Department of Public Works staff to discuss Alternative Energy Bill and the Energy Efficiency Lighting legislation

Thursday, October 11, 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

Friday, October 12, 2012

8:30 AM

Capital Projects Sub-Committee / Budget & Appropriations, Hon. Lyndon Williams, Chair

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

1) Deputy Planning Commissioner Norma Drummond to discuss the Waterwheel Property, 867 Saw Mill River Road and the Ellendale Avenue Fair; also, discussion of Affordable Housing Projects

2) Department of Public Works staff to discuss the June Road Bridge Improvements project

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 10/07/12

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