Westchester Legislators: Board Meeting Preview and Media Schedule for Week of April 21

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 19, 2013

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

Westchester Board of Legislators: Week of April 21

Board & Committee Meeting Preview and Media Schedule

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

Monday, April 22, 2013

10:00 AM

Special Meeting of the Board of Legislators in the Chamber

11:00 AM

Government Operations—Hon. Catherine Borgia, Chair

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

1) Parks, Recreation and Conservation Commissioner Kathleen O’Connor to discuss the gift of property from a Somers resident and Lasdon Maintenance Facility

2) Department of Public Works & Transportation staff to provide a bridge and road updates and discuss North White Plains Parking Lot Improvements, Terminal Systems Upgrade, Domestic Water System Improvements, Roof Replacement Program (2007-2011, 2012-2017), Rehabilitation of Michaelian Office Building Elevator Infrastructure, Interior Infrastructure Repairs of the White Plains Complex and North Street-Hammond Road in Harrison/Rye

3) Planning Commissioner Ed Buroughs, Norma Drummond & Mary Mahon to provide the regular housing update

4) Saw Mill River Sanitary Sewer District

5) County Public Access Defibrillation Equipment

1:30 PM

Legislation – Hon. Bill Ryan, Chair

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

1) Military Leave Benefits

2) Discuss of a resolution requesting state legislation to extend the Westchester County spending Limitation Act (sales tax extender)

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

7:20 AM

Board of Legislators 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

Budget & Appropriations – Hon. Judy Myers, Chair

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

1) Environmental Facilities Commissioner Thomas Lauro to discuss Sewer System Rehabilitation in the Blind Brook Sanitary Sewer District

2) Medical Examiner Dr. Kunjlata Ashar to discuss Labs and Research Equipment Acquisition

3) Information Technology to discuss bonds for Network Infrastructure Upgrade, Global Positioning System Phase II, Employee Productivity Systems 2013-2107, Desktop Systems 2012-2016, Purchase of Computer Equipment 2011-2015

4) New York State Nurses Association Collective Bargaining Agreement

5) County Attorney to discuss various cases including: Compromise the claims against Par and Actavis regarding overpayments in connection with Medicaid prescription drugs; Comporomise of Liability for Workers’ Compensation benefits; Compromise of Claims to reimburse for health care expenditures from the listed insureds’ recoveries; and retention of services of Duncan, Weinberg, Genzer & Pembroke for proceedings before the State Public Service Commission

6:45 PM

***Special Meeting of the Board of Legislators***

State of the County Address by County Executive Rob Astorino

Central Jury Room of Westchester County’s Richard J. Daronco Courthouse

111 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., White Plains NY

Thursday, April 25, 2013

7:35 AM

Board of Legislators 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, April 26, 2013

8:00 AM

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

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

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 04/19/13

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