Board & Committee Meeting Preview: Items for Discussion

9/18/2009 5:15:39 PM



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Monday, September 21, 2009


10:00 AM 
Committee of the Whole
meeting to continue discussion on the affordable housing settlement lawsuit.


10:00 AM 
(Meeting time may be adjusted due to COW meeting; please check for up to date meeting time).


Budget & Appropriations—Hon. Jose Alvarado, Chair; Coordinator: Sally Schecter (995-2832)


Joint with Community Services—Hon. Lois Bronz, Chair; Coordinator: Melanie Montalto (995-8620)


  • HEAL NY Grant Program
  • IMA-Department of Health-WCHCC
  • Act-Youth Services Programs

Budget Only


  • Sewer District Modification regarding 183 Union Avenue, Harrison and 19 Century Ridge Road, Purchase
  • Reallocation of  HOPWA Funds
  • Lease Agreement (WCC) Brooks Shopping Centers
  • Grant Park Apartments Affordable Housing Project  
  • Long Island Sound BNR Water Quality Improvement Project; set public hearing regarding proportionate share of costs
  • Resolution to set public hearing on establishment of a tipping fee regarding Refuse Disposal District No. 1
  • Resolution to offer a $10,000 reward from Seized Assets Account related to murder of Pericles Salas
  • Miscellaneous capital projects.

7:00 PM
Regular Meeting of the County BOARD OF LEGISLATORS---- Streamed Live from starting at 7:00 PM


SPECIAL PROGRAM:   Jewish History & Heritage Celebration


Scheduled votes on:


  • Act authorizing the settlement of the lawsuit entitled United States of America, ex rel, Anti Discrimination Center of Metro New York, Inc. v. Westchester County, New York and bond act authorizing theCounty of Westchester to issue up to Thirty-Six Million ($36,000,000) Dollars in bonds to fund costs related to the settlement.
  • Resolution setting a Public Hearing on a Local Law amending the laws of Westchester County in relation to the forfeiture of vehicles operated by persons while under the influence of alcohol or drugs or while engaged in unlawful speed contests or races.
  • Resolution supporting an state’s Local Government Efficiency Program application for a $400,000 General Efficiency Planning Grant to finance the costs of developing a County-wide septic system database.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009


10:30 AM
Community Services—Hon. Lois Bronz, Chair; Coordinator: Melanie Montalto (995-8620)


Joint with


Generational, Cultural & Ethnic Diversity—Hon. Bernice Spreckman, Chair; Coordinator: Rose Vinci (995-8434)


  • First Deputy Commissioner of the Department of Social Services Diane Atkins will discuss Child Protective Services, child fatality reports, and recent safety violations at Children’s Village.

3:00 PM
Community Services—Hon. Lois Bronz, Chair; Coordinator: Melanie Montalto (995-8620)


  • Adrienne Wald, Director of the Wellness Education & Programming for The College of New Rochelle will discuss the National Plan for Physical Activity conference in Washington, DC which was held in June.