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Agenda for Session No. 3 - February 7, 2019
Roll Call  
Invocation    Mr. Hardwick
 
Pledge of Allegiance    Mr. Meyers
 

Tabled Items    Rules of the Legislature for 2019

 
Items for Reconsideration from Previous Meeting       

Minutes of Previous Meeting –  Meeting No. 2

 
Public Hearing      
       
Miscellaneous Resolutions:    
Submitted By Description      
MILLER-WILLIAMS & BASKIN

Honoring the Life of Blondine Harvin, Beloved Owner of Gigi’s Restaurant, Long-Time Community Leader & Mentor

DIXON Honoring Lucas Biniewski Upon the Occasion of Obtaining the Rank of Eagle Scout
RATH Congratulating Agnes Friner Upon the Occasion of Celebrating Her 100th Birthday
SAVAGE, LORIGO, BASKIN, RATH, MILLER-WILLIAMS, MILLS, LOUGHRAN, HARDWICK, MEYERS, DIXON & BRUSO Memorial Resolution in Remembrance of Tibor Baranski Sr.
LORIGO Congratulations to Friends of the West Seneca Public Library for Being Named West Seneca Chamber of Commerce's 2019 Service Organization of the Year
LORIGO Congratulations to Joe Cantafio for Being Named West Seneca Chamber of Commerce's 2019 Citizen of the Year
LORIGO Congratulations to Carla Kruszynski for Being Named West Seneca Chamber of Commerce's 2019 Educator of the Year
LORIGO Congratulations to Foresight Financial Planners, Inc. for Being Named West Seneca Chamber of Commerce's 2019 Member of the Year
LORIGO Congratulations to MKS Plumbing Corporation for Being Named West Seneca Chamber of Commerce's 2019 Business of the Year
SAVAGE

Recognizing & Honoring Youth Anti-Tobacco Advocates Zoe Kaminski, Destiny Guinnee & Delilah Guinnee

SAVAGE Honoring Gallagher Printing on its 50th Anniversary
SAVAGE, BASKIN, LORIGO, MILLER-WILLIAMS, HARDWICK, LOUGHRAN, RATH, MEYERS, BRUSO, DIXON & MILLS

In Honor & Remembrance of Joseph Washington Hogues

   

Proposed Local Laws:

     
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
LL Intro. 12-1  7/10/17 Lorigo A LL Requiring Disclosure of Origin and Composition of All Manufactured Parts in Surgically Implanted Dental Devices Health & Human Services
LL Intro. 20-1  11/1/17 Morton A LL Requiring that All County Contracts Include Provisions that Ensure Goods and Materials Purchased or Used Shall be Manufactured in New York Economic Development

LL Intro. 3-1  3/13/18

Rath A LL banning individuals from holding elected offices or being appointed to certain boards or commissions who are convicted of certain felony charges Government Affairs 
LL Intro. 6-1 7/16/18 Burke  A LL Entitled "The Erie County Campaign Finance Reform Act, Ending Pay to Play"  Government Affairs 
LL Intro. 8-1 9/6/18  Baskin  A LL Entitled "ERIE COUNTY CORRECTIONS SPECIALIST ADVISORY BOARD" in relation to establishing an advisory board for the Erie County Jail Management Division  Public Safety 
       
Committee Reports:      
REPORT No. 2 HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE  
REPORT No. 1 GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE  
REPORT No. 2 ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE  
REPORT No. 2 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE  
REPORT No. 2 FINANCE & MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE  
REPORT No. 2 PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE  
 


 
Legislator Resolutions:      
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
INTRO. 3-1 DIXON, LORIGO, RATH & MILLS Opposition to Proposed Reduction to Municipal State Aid
INTRO. 3-2 MEYERS, BRUSO, SAVAGE, BASKIN, MILLER-WILLIAMS & HARDWICK Support for Ingersoll Rand Employees in Cheektowaga  
INTRO. 3-3 BASKIN Reorganization of Second District Legislative Office Personal Services Budget
INTRO. 3-4 BRUSO, SAVAGE, BASKIN, MILLER-WILLIAMS, HARDWICK & MEYERS Urging Coordination Between Local Governments & Erie County Water Authority on Color Coding Fire Hydrants to Assist Firefighters  
INTRO. 3-5 RATH & MILLS Opposition to Single Payer Healthcare System in New York State  
INTRO. 3-6 RATH Urging NYS to Require Replacement of Mailboxes Damaged During Snow Removal  
INTRO. 3-7 DIXON, LORIGO, MILLS & RATH Urging the State to Retain Bail Procedures for Individuals Charged with Domestic Violence  
       
Communications Discharged From Committee:  
Item Number From the Description Reference
   

 

 
       
Suspension of the Rules:    
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
COMM. 3E-34 COUNTY EXECUTIVE Real Estate Transfer Tax Surplus Appropriation
       
       
Communications from Elected Officials:    
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
COMM. 3E-1 RATH Abstention on Local Law Intro. 9-1 (2018) RFP
COMM. 3E-2 DIXON Letter to County Attorney Concerning Temporary Extension for Payment of Real Property Taxes for Government Employees Impacted by Partial Federal Shutdown Finance & Management
COMM. 3E-3 LORIGO Letter to Government Affairs Committee Chair Hardwick - Requesting Committee Discussion Regarding NFTA Discount Program Government Affairs
COMM. 3E-4 COUNTY EXECUTIVE Climate Action & Sustainability Plan for Internal Operations - Adoption by Erie County Legislature Energy & Environment
COMM. 3E-5 SAVAGE Public Notice Concerning Citizens Salary Review Commission Report Government Affairs
COMM. 3E-6 SAVAGE Public Notice Concerning Position of Commissioner of the Erie County Water Authority Energy & Environment
COMM. 3E-7 SAVAGE Letters of Interest & Resumes for Position of Commissioner of the Erie County Water Authority Energy & Environment
COMM. 3E-8 SAVAGE Interviews for Position of Commissioner of the Erie County Water Authority Energy & Environment
COMM. 3E-9 SAVAGE  Letter to Democratic Party Caucus Regarding Position of Commissioner of the Erie County Water Authority Energy & Environment
COMM. 3E-10 SAVAGE Letter to Republican Party Caucus Regarding Position of Commissioner of the Erie County Water Authority Energy & Environment
COMM. 3E-11 SAVAGE Letter to Conservative Party Caucus Regarding Position of Commissioner of the Erie County Water Authority Energy & Environment
COMM. 3E-12 SAVAGE  Letter to Independence Party Caucus Regarding Position of Commissioner of the Erie County Water Authority Energy & Environment
COMM. 3E-13 LORIGO Constituents' Petitions Regarding Future of West Falls Rd., West Falls Economic Development
COMM. 3E-14 COUNTY EXECUTIVE  Appointment of Commissioner of the Department of Personnel Government Affairs
COMM. 3E-15 COUNTY EXECUTIVE Grand Island Sidewalk Accessibility Project Economic Development

COMM. 3E-16

COUNTY EXECUTIVE  Foreclosure Pursuant to the In Rem Provisions of the EC Tax Act - In Rem Action No. 166 Finance & Management
COMM. 3E-17 COUNTY EXECUTIVE  WNY Stormwater Coalition: Participation Fee Increase Energy & Environment
COMM. 3E-18 COUNTY EXECUTIVE  BMHA to Utilize EC Purchase Contracts According to County Law & Administrative Code Government Affairs
COMM. 3E-19 COUNTY EXECUTIVE  Erie 1 BOCES Workforce Training Center Government Affairs
COMM. 3E-20 COUNTY EXECUTIVE  ECSD #3 - Engineer Term Contract Agreement Energy & Environment
COMM. 3E-21 COUNTY EXECUTIVE  Spec Rescue International Service Contract - Fundamental of Lifting & Moving Public Safety
COMM. 3E-22 DIXON  Letter to Comptroller Concerning SUNY Erie Budget Expenditures Community Enrichment
COMM. 3E-23 SHERIFF EC Holding Center & Correctional Facility Food Service Contract Public Safety
COMM. 3E-24 SHERIFF New Narcotics Detection K9s Public Safety
COMM. 3E-25 COUNTY EXECUTIVE BridgeNY Project Agreement with NYDOT - Award of Construction Contract for Trevett Rd. Bridge over Eighteen Mile Creek Replacement Economic Development
COMM. 3E-26 COUNTY EXECUTIVE  Bergmann GIS Implementation Contract Extension Economic Development
COMM. 3E-27 COUNTY EXECUTIVE  Temporary Extension of a No-Interest Period for Payments of Real Property Taxes by a Person Furloughed by the Federal Government  
COMM. 3E-28 COUNTY EXECUTIVE  Vermont St. Drainage Improvements & Roadway Reconstruction - Award of Construction Contract Economic Development
COMM. 3E-29 COUNTY EXECUTIVE  Cyclomedia Asset Mapping & Data Collection Economic Development
COMM. 3E-30 COUNTY EXECUTIVE Teamsters Local Union No. 264 - Sheriff's Dept. - Sworn/Civilian 2019-2023 Collective Bargaining Agreement  
COMM. 3E-31 COUNTY EXECUTIVE Division of Family Independence - Authorization to Enter Into Contract for SNAP Supervisor Case Review Software Health & Human Services
COMM. 3E-32 COUNTY EXECUTIVE Safe Harbor for Exploited Children Health & Human Services
COMM. 3E-33 LORIGO Letter to County Attorney Concerning Legal Advisement Government Affairs
     
Communications from the Departments:    
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
COMM. 3D-1 DIRECTOR OF REAL PROPERTY TAX SERVICES Open Item in Finance & Management Committee - Correction of Errors/NYS Real Property Tax Law Finance & Management
COMM. 3D-2 DEPARTMENT OF LAW Notice of Public Hearing - Local Law Intro. No. 9-1 (2018) R&F
COMM. 3D-3 CLERK OF LEGISLATURE Notice of Public Hearing Concerning Report of the Citizens Salary Review Commission RFP
COMM. 3D-4 CLERK OF LEGISLATURE Public Notice - Letters of Interest & Resumes for Position of Commissioner of the Erie County Water Authority RFP
COMM. 3D-5 DIRECTOR OF REAL PROPERTY TAX SERVICES Cost to Prepare City of Tonawanda Tax Rolls & Bills RFP
COMM. 3D-6 DIRECTOR OF REAL PROPERTY TAX SERVICES Cost to Prepare Village Tax Rolls & Bills RFP
COMM. 3D-7 DIRECTOR OF REAL PROPERTY TAX SERVICES Cost to Prepare School District Tax Rolls & Bills RFP
COMM. 3D-8 DIRECTOR OF BUDGET & MANAGEMENT Budget Monitoring Report for Period Ending November 2018 Finance & Management
   
Communications from the People and Other Agencies:  
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
COMM. 3M-1 ASSIGNED COUNSEL PROGRAM Financial Report, Listing of Attorneys, & Meeting Minutes for Period of 7/1/18 to 12/31/18 Government Affairs
COMM. 3M-2 ASSIGNED COUNSEL PROGRAM Quarterly Report for 4th Quarter of 2018 Government Affairs
COMM. 3M-3 VISIT BUFFALO NIAGARA 2019 Operating Budget & Strategic Plan of the Buffalo Niagara Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc. Economic Development
COMM. 3M-4 VISIT BUFFALO NIAGARA Listing of Personnel, Job Descriptions & Salaries for All Employees of the Buffalo Niagara Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc. Economic Development
COMM. 3M-5 COMMISSIONER, NYS AGRICULTURE & MARKETS Certification of Report & Plan to Modify EC Agricultural Districts Energy & Environment 
COMM. 3M-6 NYS DEC Invitation for Public Comment - Draft Investigation & Cleanup for Site on Chandler St., Buffalo Energy & Environment 
COMM. 3M-7 ASSOCIATION OF ERIE COUNTY GOVERNMENTS  Certified Resolution in Opposition of Proposed Cuts to State Revenue Sharing Aid & Incentives to Municipalities Finance & Management
COMM. 3M-8 GRAND ISLAND TOWN BOARD Certified Resolution Reaffirming Support of the Second Amendment Government Affairs
COMM. 3M-9 NYS DEPT. OF PUBLIC SERVICE Factsheet & Notice of Public Hearings - Concerning NextEra Energy Transmission NY, Inc.'s Empire State Line Project Energy & Environment 
COMM. 3M-10 M/WBE UTILIZATION ADVISORY BOARD Minutes for Meeting Held on 11/26/18 Minority & Women Business Enterprise
COMM. 3M-11 ECWA Detailed Financial Report for Years Ended 12/31/18 & 2017 Energy & Environment 
COMM. 3M-12 NFTA Minutes for Board of Commissioners Meeting Held on 12/20/18 Economic Development
COMM. 3M-13 NFTA-METRO Positive Declaration, Determination of Significance & Notice of Intent to Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement - Metro Rail Expansion Project Economic Development

COMM. 3M-14

HAMBURG TOWN BOARD Certified Resolution in Opposition of Proposed Cuts to State Revenue Sharing Aid & Incentives to Municipalities Finance & Management
COMM. 3M-15 MAYOR FRAWLEY, VILLAGE OF ANGOLA Letter to Legislator Mills in Opposition of Proposed Cuts to State Revenue Sharing Aid & Incentives to Municipalities Finance & Management
   
   
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Adjournment  
       

 

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