Westchester Legislators: Board Meeting Preview and Media Schedule for Week of May 12

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 10, 2013

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

Westchester Board of Legislators: Week of May 12

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 13, 2013

10:00 AM

Budget & Appropriations – Hon. Judy Myers, Chair

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

1) Karl Vollmer, Bill Fallon, and Greg Stey from the Corrections Department to discuss Infirmary Suicide Prevention Area and Prisoner Transportation Inter-Municipal Agreements in White Plains, Harrison, Mount Vernon and 23 other municipalities

2) Parks, Recreation and Conservation Commissioner Kathleen O’Connor to discuss the 2012 year-end financial and attendance numbers for Playland Park, Ice Casino, Beach, Pool, Parking Lot and debt service

3) Norma Drummond to discuss the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (“HOPWA”) Program agreements with Mount Vernon, Yonkers and New York City

4) 1st Quarter Forecast with Budget Director Lawrence Soule on 2013 Operating Budget, Airport, Districts and 6N and 6J with supporting schedule and status of capital projects and list of close outs

5) Budget Director Soule and Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation Commissioner Kathy O’Connor and Deputy Commissioner Peter Tartaglia to update on year-end figures for Playland Park, including debt service

6) Finance Commissioner Ann Marie Berg to discuss Mortgage Tax Receipts in the period from October 1, 2012 to March 31, 2013

12:30 PM

JOINT MEETING

Legislation – Hon. Bill Ryan, Chair

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

and

Community Services—Hon. Alfreda Williams, Chair

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

1) Source of Income Legislation–Discussion of the County Executive’s request for consideration of the previously adopted Source of Income proposal. County Executive Astorino has been invited to this meeting. This will be an excellent opportunity for him to promote this legislation and cause it to come into being in accordance with the Federal Appellate Court ruling.

At the conclusion of discussion on item #1 the Legislation Committee meeting will stay in session to cover the following item:

1) Human Resources Commissioner Kerry Oristano and Veterans Service Agency Director Vito Pinto to discuss Military Leave Benefits

3:00 PM

Environment & Energy—Hon. Michael Kaplowitz, Chair

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

1) Sewer Stakeholder Notification Law

Tuesday, May 14, 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

1:00 PM

Community Services—Hon. Alfreda Williams, Chair

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

1) Presentation from the Medicare Rights Center

Thursday, May 16, 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 ***

=Bazzo 05/10/13

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