Westchester Legislators: Board Meeting Preview and Media Schedule for Week of June 2

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 31, 2013

Contact: Tom Staudter | ThomasS@westchesterlegislators.com | 914-995-2819 (office) | 914-419-5221 (cell)

Westchester Board of Legislators: Week of June 2

Board & Committee Meeting Preview and Media Schedule

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

Monday, June 3, 2013

9:00 AM

Public Safety & Security – Hon. Virginia Perez, Chair

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

1) The inter-municipal agreement (IMA) with Westchester municipalities for the county to distribute specialized equipment; IMAs for fire suppression services with the Valhalla and Hawthorne Fire Districts; and the regional partnership agreement with Dutchess and Putnam Counties to receive funding from the 2012 Hazardous Materials Grant Program

10:00 AM

Budget & Appropriations – Hon. Judy Myers, Chair

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

1) Environmental Facilities Commissioner Thomas Lauro to discuss Bond Acts for the Tarrytown Pump Station Rehabilitation Program in the Saw Mill Sanitary Sewer District, Yonkers Joint Treatment Plant Engine Replacement and Blower Reconditioning, Wastewater Residuals Handling Facilities, and Ludlow Street Pump Station Rehabilitation Program in the Saw Mill Sewer District

2) Department of Public Works staff to discuss Bond Acts for the Roof Replacement Program, Interior Infrastructure Repairs, White Plains Complex (2011-2015) and Roof Replacement Program (2012-2017), as well as North St. in White Plains and Hammond Road in Valhalla

3) Discussion with Public Works and Information Technology staff for Replacement of 9-11 Equipment

4) Discussion with Law department staff on I-Park and Garin v. Westchester

5) County Budget Director Lawrence Soule to answer questions of 1st Quarter Report

6) Con Ed Vice President Robert Schimmenti to present Storm Hardening Plan

1:30 PM

Legislation – Hon. Bill Ryan, Chair

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

1) Planning Commissioner Ed Buroughs and Department of Public Works staff to discuss the Jackson Avenue Park Land alienation Home Rule Resolution for A6946-a/S4653-a

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

3) Home Rule Resolution for the Sales Tax Extender

3:00 PM

Environment & Energy—Hon. Michael Kaplowitz, Chair

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

1) Discussion with Steven Levy of Sprague Energy on biofuels and their availability in Westchester

2) County Executive Chief of Staff George Oros to discuss status update of County of Westchester Public Utility Service Agency

7:00 PM

Regular meeting of the BOL in the Chamber

Tuesday, June 4, 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 Drumond and Mary Mahon to provide the regular housing update and discussion of the Westchester County Fair and Affordable Housing Program Quarterly Report

2) Department of Public works staff to provide a bridge and road update and discuss Bond Act for County Center Interior

3) Discussion with Public Works staff on bond acts for capital projects (Bloomer Road in North Salem; West Lake drive in White Plains; Welcher Avenue in Peekskill; and external repairs to White Plains Complex)

4) Discussion with Parks Department staff regarding bond act for capital project for North and South County Trailway

5) Discussion of proposed new site for Yonkers Family Court

1:00 PM

Community Services—Hon. Alfreda Williams, Chair

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

1) Iris Pagan to provide an Invest In Kids update and discuss the 2013 Youth Services Resource Allocation Plan

2) Community Mental Health Commissioner Grant Mitchell to discuss the County’s Police Mental Health Program and the situation in New Rochelle relating to the death of a Mentally Ill man

Thursday, June 6, 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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