Westchester Legislators: Board Meeting Preview and Media Schedule for Week of February 24

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 22, 2013

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

Westchester Board of Legislators: Week of February 24

Board & Committee Meeting Preview and Media Schedule

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

Monday, February 25, 2013

9:00 AM

Public Safety & Security – Hon. Virginia Perez, Chair

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

1) Gas Station Emergency Preparedness legislation

10:00 AM

Budget & Appropriations – Hon. Judy Myers, Chair

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

1) County Executive Chief of Staff George Oros to discuss Act amending agreement with Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, LLP and the County of Westchester for legal representation of CSEA et al. v. County of Westchester and the content and location of the Waiting Room Promotions Public Service Announcements

2) Social Services Commissioner Kevin McGuire to discuss Third Party Ambulance agreement

3) Donnovan Beckford to discuss the NY Youth Works Program Inter-municipal agreement with the City of New Rochelle

4) Planning Commissioner Ed Buroughs to discuss Bond Act for stormwater management improvements at various County facilities

5) Budget Director Lawrence Soule for an update on Budget Book omissions

1:30 PM

Legislation – Hon. Bill Ryan, Chair

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

1) Displaced Workers Legislation

3:00 PM

Environment & Energy—Hon. Michael Kaplowitz, Chair

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

1) Environmental Facilities Commissioner Thomas Lauro to discuss the Sewer Stakeholder Notification legislation

2) Mid-Hudson Sustainability Plan

6:30 PM

Black History & Heritage Celebration in the Chamber, honoring NY State Senator and Democratic Conference Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins

7:00 PM

Regular Meeting of the Board of Legislators in the Chamber

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

7:20 AM

BOL Majority Leader Peter Harckham 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

10:00 AM

Government Operations—Hon. Catherine Borgia, Chair

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

1) Public Safety Commissioner George Longworth to discuss the County Police helicopter usage and disposal

2) Environmental Facilities Commissioner Thomas Lauro to discuss Eastview Distribution Chamber and a sewer district removal at 100 Palmer Lane in Mount Pleasant

3) Planning Commissioner Ed Buroughs, Deputy Planning Commissioner Norma Drummond and Mary Mahon to discuss the Housing Implementation Plan

4) Commissioner Buroughs, Norma Drummond and Mary Mahon to provide the regular housing update

5) Senior Assistant to the County Executive Bill Mooney, Jr. to discuss the Administration’s evaluation process regarding Playland revitalization proposals

1:00 PM

Community Services—Hon. Alfreda Williams, Chair

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

1) Citizens Campaign for the Environment to discuss safe disposal of pharmaceuticals by Health Care Facilities

2) Deputy Purchasing Agent for Westchester Community College Richard Cashman to discuss agreement for supervised clinical instruction with Westchester County Health Care Corporation and Westchester Community College

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

8:35 AM

Legislator and BOL Government Operations Committee Chair Catherine Borgia 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

Thursday, February 28, 2013

7:35 AM

BOL 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

Friday, March 1, 2013

8:30 AM

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

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

1) Bond Act for Infrastructure Repairs on White Plains Parking Structure Complex

2) Bond Act for Infrastructure Improvements (2006-2010), including Tele-corrections video visitation system

3) Bond Act for County Jail Renovations

1:30 PM

Legislation – Hon. Bill Ryan, Chair

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

1) State Delegation to discuss 2013 Joint State Legislative Package

Please note: Latest Board and committee meeting agendas (including “TBA” agendas) posted online at http://westchesterlegislators.com/component/jevents/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 02/23/13

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