Westchester Legislators: Board Meeting Preview and Media Schedule for Week of October 14

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 12, 2012

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

Westchester Board of Legislators: Week of October 14

Board & Committee Meeting Preview and Media Schedule

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

Monday, October 15, 2012

9:00 AM

Budget & Appropriations – Hon. Judy Myers, Chair

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

1) Iona Preparatory School resolution

2) Deputy Corrections Commissioner Mazzuka and Dept. of Information Technology staff to discuss Upgrade of Jail Management System

3) Environmental Facilities Commissioner Thomas Lauro (via video conferencing) to discuss settlement of administrative claims of the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation concerning the alleged violations of the Title V Permit issued to the County for the Yonkers Joint Wastewater Treatment Plant

4) Department of Public Works staff to discuss June Road Bridge Improvement project

5) Law Department to discuss Retention of Counsel for Bedford/Fumalli v BOE, Settlement of Medicaid Prescription Overpayment Reimbursements, Abdue Monro v. County of Westchester, Police Officers, John/Jane Doe, Settlement for Workers’ Compensation Benefits Claim

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

7) Mary Mahon to discuss Westchester Community College Lease Agreement for 15 South 5th Avenue in Mount Vernon

8) Discussion of Bonds for Employee Productivity Systems and Desktop Systems for 2012-2016 with Dept. of Information Technology staff

3:00 PM

Environment & Energy—Hon. Michael Kaplowitz, Chair

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

1) County Executive Astorino’s Chief of Staff George Oros to give an update on the Westchester Public Utility Service Agency

6:30 PM

Hispanic Heritage Month celebration honoring Neighbors Link of Mount Kisco and First Steps / Primeros Pasos of Ossining

7:00 PM

Regular meeting of the BOL in the Chamber

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Government Operations—Hon. Catherine Borgia, Chair

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

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

2) Parks, Recreation and Conservation Commissioner Kathleen O’Connor provide an update on the Miller House and capital project for the golf course cart path rehabilitation at Sprain Lake

3) Environmental Facilities Commissioner Thomas Lauro and Department of Public Works staff for Capital Projects update

4) Westchester Children’s Museum Executive Director Tracey Kay to give update

5) Legislation regarding the Disposal and Application of Hydraulic Fracturing Brine

6) Planning Department to discuss act concerning real property located at 1-28 Louis Court in Rye Brook

7) Discussion on legislation regarding the banning of hydrofracking wastewater treatment and use in Westchester

1:00PM

Community Services—Hon. Alfreda Williams, Chair

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

1) Planning Commissioner Ed Buroughs and Department of Public Works staff to discuss development at the Grasslands Property

3:00 PM

Legislation – Hon. Bill Ryan, Chair

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

1) Consumer Protection Director John Gaccione to discuss the Solar Panel Installation bills

2) Further discussion on the Animal Abuse Registry legislation

Thursday, October 18, 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

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 10/13/12

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