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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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Westchester Legislators Announce First Capital Projects Dashboard Update

Legislator Ken Jenkins demonstrating the Capital Projects Dashboard

White Plains, NY – The Westchester County Board of Legislators (BOL) unveiled its Capital Projects Dashboard on February 11, giving Westchester residents and business owners an opportunity to track the progress of the more than 300 hundred approved capital projects approved by the Westchester County Board of Legislators (BOL) totaling over a billion dollars.     

     

The first updating to the capital projects dashboard, with new information reflect new bond acts that have been approved and changes in status of any of the projects, has been completed and can be viewed at: http://westchesterlegislators.com/capital-projects-dashboard.html

     

Among the major updates, there is now a new total project amount of 338 and a total amount of $1,080,923,842 with a job creation number of 11,217. Also, in the Planning / Property Acquisition category, the number of project went from 59 to 60 for a new total amount of $109,005,380; and in the Roads, Bridges & Parkways category the number of projects went from 57 to 61 for a new total amount of $102,619,000.

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