Westchester Legislators: Board Meeting Preview and Media Schedule for Week of March 10

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 8, 2013

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

Westchester Board of Legislators: Week of March 10

Board & Committee Meeting Preview and Media Schedule

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

Monday, March 11, 2013

9:00 AM

Public Safety & Security – Hon. Virginia Perez, Chair

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

1) Commissioner Cheverko and Correct Care representatives to discuss the recent inmate fatality while under care at the County Correctional Facility

2) County Jail Video Visitation System upgrades

10:00 AM

Budget & Appropriations – Hon. Judy Myers, Chair

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

1) Discussion of the Act authorizing Westchester County Health Care Corporation to provide medical case management and oral health care services for Westchester, Rockland and Putnam County residents with HIV/AIDS

2) Planning Commissioner Ed Buroughs to discuss the Act to accept funding for the Urban County Application, Emergency Solutions Grant and HOME

3) Commissioner Oristano of Human Resources Department and Finace Director Anne Marie Berg to discuss how Military Leave benefits are processed and implemented

4) Completing discussions of Bond Acts for County Jail Renovations and Video Visitation System

5) Resolution for additional funding for pest management

6) Resolution for additional funding for Charter Revision Commission

2:30 PM

Environment & Energy—Hon. Michael Kaplowitz, Chair

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

1) Special Advisor to the Governor Brian Conybeare and Empire State Development Corp Director of Public Infrastructure Projects Kelly MacMillan to discuss Tappan Zee Bridge project

2) Mid-Hudson Regional Sustainability Plan

6:30 PM

Irish History & Heritage Celebration in the Chamber

7:00 PM

Regular Meeting of the Board of Legislators in the Chamber

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

7:20 AM

Board of Legislator 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) Department of Public Works to give updates on Capital Projects and County Bridges

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

1:00 PM

JOINT COMMITTEE MEETING

Community Services—Hon. Alfreda Williams, Chair

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

and

Government Operations—Hon. Catherine Borgia, Chair

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

1) Social Services Commissioner Kevin McGuire, Planning Commissioner Ed Buroughs, Department of Public Works staff and County Attorney staff to discuss WestHELP Property and the proposed lease with Ferncliff Manor

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

8:35 AM

Board of Legislator 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, March 14, 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/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 03/09/13

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