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Chairman Kaplowitz Announces Task Force to Review-Ethics Waiver Requests

Chairman Kaplowitz Announces Task Force to Review-Ethics Waiver Requests

In 2014, the Westchester County Charter Revision Commission recommended several updates to the Board of Legislators (BOL) regarding the Ethics Board and dealing with employment waiver requests.  The BOL has been discussing this issue and debating various reforms since that time. Read more

Released:08-04-2016 | See More _Newsroom

Board of Legislators, Ferari Associates Agree on Deal to Fund Studies on ‘North 60’ Development

Board of Legislators, Ferari Associates Agree on Deal to Fund Studies on ‘North 60’ Development

Today at the weekly meeting of the Westchester County Board of Acquisition and Contracts an amendment was approved to an existing contract with Fareri Associates LP to reimburse the county for studies which are being done on the proposed $1.2 billion bio-science project at the Grasslands Campus.  The project which seeks to develop 60 acres of county-owned property along with an adjacent tract of 20 acres owned by Fareri next... Read more

Released:08-04-2016 | See More _Newsroom

Legislator Testa Proposes Resolution Opposing New Oil Barge Anchorage Sites on Hudson River

Legislator Testa Proposes Resolution Opposing New Oil Barge Anchorage Sites on Hudson River

Legislator John Testa (R) Peekskill, The Board of Legislators’ (BOL) Minority Leader is sponsoring a resolution voicing the BOL’s opposition to a proposed U.S. Coast Guard rule which would create anchorage sites in the Hudson River for vessels carrying oil to refinery’s south of Westchester County. Read more

Released:08-23-2016 | See More _Newsroom

BOL Litigation Committee Rejects Rye City’s Environmental Claims

BOL Litigation Committee Rejects Rye City’s Environmental Claims

On Thursday, the Board of Legislators (BOL) Litigation Committee met with County Attorney Robert Meehan to discuss Westchester County’s response to the Article 78 court action brought against Westchester County by Rye City Mayor Joe Sack.  Among other things, the City of Rye’s complaint claims that the County should not be the lead agency in certifying compliance with the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) and that Mayor Sack and... Read more

Released:08-25-2016 | See More _Newsroom

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Government Operations (2012-13)

 

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Chair: Catherine Borgia


Commitee Members: Gordon Burrows, Peter Harckham, Judy Myers, Virginia Perez, William Ryan, MaryJane Shimsky, Michael Smith, Bernice Spreckman, Alfreda Williams


Staff: Tara Bernard


The Committee on Government Operations (GO) is a new committee that merges the Committee on Housing, Planning and Government Operations (HPGO) and the Committee on Public Works, Transportation, Labor and Parks (PWTLP)—into one committee providing oversight on a number of County projects, issues and initiatives. Because of the numerous topics covered by Government Operations, meetings are structured to separately address the primary interests of the original committees.

For meetings dealing with public works, transportation and parks issues Tara Bernard is the coordinator.  This part of the committee monitors construction and maintenance projects that relate to county-owned and operated infrastructure, including its 200 bridges and 179 miles of county-owned roadway; 7 County-operated wastewater treatment plants; sewer and water lines; a materials recovery facility that receives recyclables collected by 35 municipalities; Westchester County Airport, the Norwood Jackson Correctional Facility and the county’s office buildings, parking structures and county courthouse. The Committee also oversees the Parks Department’s management of Rye Playland, Westchester County Center and the county’s more than 17,000 acres, 50 recreational facilities and 6 public golf courses

Debby Linhardt is the coordinator for meetings dealing with affordable housing programs, projects and issues, planning topics, and government operations which includes oversight over the agencies, commissions, boards and departments of the County Executive's Office, Human Resources & Labor, the Board of Elections (including HAVA issues), Westchester Community College, and the County Clerk's Office. The Committee also evaluates and analyzes proposed labor legislation to determine if the government policy underlying the legislation is fair to workers and reviews and evaluates labor policies and issues of concern.  For housing and planning issues, the committee includes non-legislator advisory members who are leaders in the business and housing communities: Thomas McGrath, Sr. VP, Community Preservation Corp.; Albert Annunziata, Exec. Dir., Building and Realty Institute; Dennis McDermott, Vice President and regional community relations officer for JPMorgan Chase Bank; Blanca Lopez, Director of the Neighborhood Preservation Co.of Human Development Services of Westchester, Port Chester, NY.

Committee agenda items are generally referred to the Committee from the Board of Legislators agenda and includes communications on proposed legislation from the County Executive and the legislators, other proposals, news items and correspondence from the public on issues of interest. The Committee further initiates and explores topics of public interest and advises the County Board of further action required. Items voted out of committee are sent to the County Board for approval.


QUICK LINKS

Proposed Playland Improvement Plan (Oct 2, 2013)

Winbrook Phase I - Executive Summary

Certificate of Incorporation with Sustainable Playland

Asset Management Agreement with Sustainable Playland 

Profit/Loss for Tibbetts Pool & Wilson's Woods

Bridge Strikes:

- American Transportation Research Institute Research Findings on Truck Navigation Systems

- Bridge Strike Prevention Signs

Playland Informational Request Vendor Response Version 1 (posted 5/29/2013)

Presentation by Save Playland Amusement Park (4/30/2013) (Video)

Presentation on Playland by Sustainable Playland (Video),  

- Presentation by Mega Funworks  (1/29/13) (Video

- Presentation by American Skating Entertainment Centers (1/29/13) (Video

- Presentation by Pinnacle Indoor Sports (1/29/13) (Video

Presentation on Playland by Standard Amusements (Video)

Presentation on Playland by Central Amusements International (Video)

Presentation on Playland by Legoland (Video)

 


PLAYLAND WEEKLY UPDATES

 

Week ending 6/23/2013: Weekly Attendance | 

Week ending 6/30/2013: Weekly AttendanceReport on Accounts

Week ending 7/7/2013: Weekly Attendance | Report on Accounts

Week ending 7/14/2013: Weekly Attendance | Report on Accounts | 2013 Attendance Report by Type

Week ending 7/21/2013: Weekly Attendance | Report on Accounts | 2013 Attendance Report by Type

Week ending 7/28/2013: Weekly Attendance | Report on Accounts | 2013 Attendance Report by Type

Week ending 8/4/2013: Weekly Attendance | Report on Accounts | 2013 Attendance Report by Type

Week ending 8/11/2013: Weekly Attendance | Report on Accounts | 2013 Attendance Report by Type

Week ending 8/18/2013: Weekly Attendance | Report on Accounts | 2013 Attendance Report by Type

Week ending 8/25/2013: Weekly Attendance | Report on Accounts | 2013 Attendance Report by Type

Week ending 9/1/2013: Weekly Attendance | Report on Accounts | 2013 Attendance Report by Type

Week ending 9/8/2013: Weekly Attendance | Report on Accounts | 2013 Attendance Report by Type

Week ending 9/29/2013/FINAL: Weekly Attendance | Report on Accounts | 2013 Attendance Report by Type

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