Westchester Legislators: Board Meeting Preview and Media Schedule for Week of May 5

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 3, 2013

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

Westchester Board of Legislators: Week of May 5

Board & Committee Meeting Preview and Media Schedule

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

Monday, May 6, 2013

9:00 AM

Public Safety & Security – Hon. Virginia Perez, Chair

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

1) Department of Corrections staff members Karl Vollmer and Bill Fallon to discuss Prisoner Transportation Inter-Municipal Agreements in White Plains, Harrison, Mount Vernon and 23 other municipalities

10:00 AM

Budget & Appropriations – Hon. Judy Myers, Chair

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

1) Department of Public Works Deputy Commissioner Patricia Chemka to discuss Airport bonds for Terminal System Upgrade and Domestic Water System Improvements

2) Environmental Facilities Commissioner Thomas Lauro to discuss Vulnerability Assessment Studies for county environmental facilities and Sewer District Modification Removal in Rye.

3) Norma Drummond to discuss New Homes Land Acquisition at 150 Lake Street in White Plains

4) Department of Public Works & Transportation staff to discuss North White Plains Parking Lot Improvement

11:00 AM

Committee of the Whole – Hon. Ken Jenkins, Chair

1) Source of Income Legislation—County Executive Astorino has been invited to promote the legislation

1:30 PM

Legislation – Hon. Bill Ryan, Chair

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

1) Kerry Oristano and Finance Commissioner Ann Marie Berg, plus staff from the Law Department, to discuss Military Leave Benefits

3:00 PM

Environment & Energy—Hon. Michael Kaplowitz, Chair

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

1) Environmental Facilities staff member Gina D’Agrosa to discuss the Sewer Stakeholder Notification Bill

7:00 PM

Regular Meeting of the Board of Legislators in the Chamber

Tuesday, May 7, 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

Government Operations—Hon. Catherine Borgia, Chair

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

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

2) Corrections Commissioner Kevin Cheverko to discuss Infirmary Suicide Prevention Area

3) Health Commissioner Dr. Sherlita Amler and Information Technology staff to discuss Health Inspections System

4) Emergency Services Commissioner John Cullen and Information Technology staff to discuss Bond Act Replacement of E-911 Equipment and fire suppression services for Hawthorne and Valhalla

5) Department of Public Works & Transportation staff to discuss West Lake Drive in Mount Pleasant, Heavy Equipment Acquisition 2011-2016, agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration for the Storm Water Management Program, and capital projects update

6) County Executive Chief of Staff George Oros to discuss the gift of property from a Somers Resident

1:00 PM

Community Services—Hon. Alfreda Williams, Chair

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

1) Community Mental Health Commissioner Grant Mitchell to discuss the agreement with Westchester County Health Care Corporation for Employee Assistance Program Services and provide an update on background checks for the gun registry

2) Health Commissioner Dr. Sherlita Amler to discuss county health inspections and department staffing, an agreement with County Health Care Corp. and Westchester Medical Center Advanced Physicians Services for the County to refer patients for x-ray and Tuberculosis services; and with Planning Commissioner Ed Buroughs to discuss Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) agreements with Mount Vernon, Yonkers and New York City

Thursday, May 9, 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

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 ***

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