Westchester Legislators: Board Meeting Preview and Media Schedule for Week of January 6

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 4, 2013

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

Westchester Board of Legislators: Week of January 6

Board & Committee Meeting Preview and Media Schedule

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

Monday, January 7, 2013

9:00 AM

Public Safety & Security – Hon. Virginia Perez, Chair

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

1) Road System Capital Project for County Correctional Facility in Valhalla

2) Tele-corrections video visitation systems and associated equipment in connection with Capital Project Infrastructure Improvements to County Jail

9:30 AM

Rules – Hon. Peter Harckham, Chair

Committee Coordinator: Wendy Wild (914-995-2883)

1) 2013 Official Newspaper Designations

10:00 AM

Budget & Appropriations – Hon. Judy Myers, Chair

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

1) General Infrastructure bond for Ridge Road Park in Greenburgh

1:30 PM

Legislation – Hon. Bill Ryan, Chair

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

1) 2013 State Legislative Package

7:00 PM

Regular meeting of the BOL in the Chamber

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

10:00 AM

Government Operations—Hon. Catherine Borgia, Chair

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

1) Planning Commissioner Ed Buroughs and Deputy Planning Commissioner Norma Drummond & Mary Mahon to discuss the Housing Implementation Plan, including the recent correspondence with HUD, the Monitor and the Administration

2) Parks, Recreation and Conservation Commissioner Kathleen O’Connor to discuss the Bond Acts for Playland Storm Reconstruction and Ice Casino Storm Reconstruction

3) Inclusion of two parcels of land in Yorktown into the Peekskill Sanitary Sewer District—review process to begin for referral to the County Executive’s office

1:00 PM

Community Services—Hon. Alfreda Williams, Chair

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

1) Community Mental Health Commissioner Grant Mitchell to provide an update on all mental health programs, including the increase in efforts of the Suicide Prevention Program and details of the responsibilities of the Psychological Response Team, plus a focus on policies and procedures in regard to the Newtown, Connecticut school shootings

Thursday, January 10, 2013

7:35 AM

Board of Legislator Chairman Ken Jenkins with WVOX Host T. J. McCormack

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 ***

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