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Agenda for Session No. 7 - April 6, 2017
Roll Call  
Invocation    Mr. Morton  
Pledge of Allegiance    Mr. Savage  
Tabled Items    None  
Items for Reconsideration from Previous Meeting      None  
Minutes of Previous Meeting –   Meeting No. 6  
Public Hearing    None  
       
Miscellaneous Resolutions:    
Submitted By Description      
Hardwick Honoring Richard Oates for his Service and Dedication to the City of Tonawanda  
Miller-Williams Honoring the Life of George F. Johnson, Sr  
Miller-Williams Honoring the Dedication of the Organizers of the 11th Annual Dyngus Day Parade and Celebrating and Proclaiming April 17, 2017 as "Dyngus Day" in Erie County
       
Proposed Local Laws:    
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
LL Intro. 10-1  7/11/16 Loughran & Hardwick Requiring a Minority Business Utilization and Women-Owned Business Utilization Commitment by Persons or Firms Contracting with the County of Erie Law Government Affairs
LL Intro. 14-1  8/29/16 Burke Pharmaceutical Water Pollution Act Energy & Environment
LL Intro. 17-1  9/29/16 Lorigo & Loughran A LL Repealing the Erie County Code of Ethics Established by Local Law Number Ten of Nineteen Hundred Eighty-Nine as Amended by Erie County Local Law Number Four of Nineteen Hundred Ninety-Four and Erie County Local Law Number Four of Two Thousand and Fifteen, and Establishing a New Erie County Code of Ethics Government Affairs
LL Intro. 18-1  11/10/16 Burke Erie County School Bus Safety Law Public Safety
LL Intro. 19-1  11/10/16 Grant, Savage, Loughran, Burke & Miller-Williams A LL in Relation to Fair Housing in Erie County Economic Development
LL Intro. 1-1  1/23/17 Burke Erie County Pharmaceutical Water Pollution Act Energy & Environment
LL Intro. 3-2  2/28/2017 Lorigo A Local Law amending Local Law No.1-1959, Constituting the Erie County Charter, as Amended, in Relation to Adjustment of Job Qualifications for the Erie County Commissioner of Public Works  
LL Intro. 4-1  2/27/17 Burke Preventing Underground Tattoo Parlors: A LL to Increase the Ability of Law Enforcement to Prevent Illegal Tattooing Government Affairs
LL Intro. 5-1  3/20/17 Burke Erie County Conversion Therapy Ban Government Affairs
LL Intro. 6-1  3/21/17 Lorigo A LL Repealing the Erie County Code of Ethics Established by Local Law Number Ten of Nineteen Hundred Eighty-Nine as Amended by Erie County Local Law Number Four of Nineteen Hundred Ninety-Four and Erie County Local Law Number Four of Two Thousand and Fifteen, and Establishing a New Erie County Code of Ethics Government Affairs
LL Intro. 7-1  3/23/17 Loughran A Local Law amending Local Law No. 1-1959, Constituting the Erie County Charter, as Amended, in Relation to the Adjustment of Job Qualifications for the Erie County Commissioner of Public Works Government Affairs
LL Intro. 8-1  4/12/17 Burke Honeybee Protection Act  
LL Intro. 9-1  4/24/17 Hardwick & Savage A Local Law amending Local Law No. 1-1959, Constituting the Erie County Charter, as Amended, in Relation to the Adjustment of Job Qualifications for the Erie County Commissioner of Public Works  
       
Committee Reports:    
Report No. 5 Economic Development Committee  
Report No. 5 Energy & Environment Committee  
Report No. 4 Finance & Management Committee  
Report No. 6 Health & Human Services Committee  
Report No. 6 Public Safety Committee  
       
Legislator Resolutions:      
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
Intro. 7-1 Lorigo Settlement of Fact-Finder's Report of February 23, 2017 Approved as Amended
Intro. 7-2 Mills Appointment to EC Citizens' Budget Review Commission Approved
Intro. 7-3 Lorigo Permanent Placement of Chair of Economic Development on ECIDA Policy Committee Approved as Amended
Intro. 7-4

Rath, Mills, Lorigo, Dixon, Morton, Hardwick, Loughran, Grant & Miller-Williams

Support for FASNY HELP Tuition Reimbursement Program Approved as Amended
Intro. 7-5 Burke, Grant & Loughran In Opposition to Congress and the FCC's Overturning of Internet Provider Data Collection Regulations Approved
Intro. 7-6 Miller-Williams In Support of Raise the Age Legislation in the New York Legislature Government Affairs
Intro. 7-7 Loughran Professional Credentials for the Position of Executive Director of the EC Water Authority Government Affairs
       
Communications Discharged From Committee:  
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
Comm. 5E-24 County Executive 2017 Consolidated Bond Resolution Approved as Amended
       
Suspension of the Rules:    
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
Intro. 7-8 Burke, Savage, Grant & Loughran Prioritizing Funding for the Opioid Epidemic in Buffalo & Erie County Health & Human Services
Comm. 7E-16 County Executive PILOT Agreement for Pilgrim Village Associates III, LP - Condominium Unit A - 903 Ellicott St, City of Buffalo - Affordable Housing Development Economic Development
Comm. 7E-17 County Executive PILOT Agreement for Pilgrim Village Development/Campus Square - Rehabilitation Parcel - 1100 Michigan Ave - Affordable Housing Development Economic Development
Comm. 7E-18 County Executive Household Hazardous Waste Feasibility Study Energy & Environment
Comm. 7E-19 Loughran, Grant, Savage & Burke Letter to Chair Mills Regarding Sheriff Appearing at Political Events in Uniform Received & Filed
Communications from Elected Officials:    
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
Comm. 7E-1 Comptroller State Authorization for the Private Sale of Bonds by Negotiated Agreement Approved
Comm. 7E-2 Mills Appointment of Commissioner of the EC Water Authority Approved
Comm. 7E-3 Mills Letter to Clerk of the Legislature Calling a Public Hearing Regarding Fact Finder's Report Concerning EC, AFSCME Council 66 & AFSCME Local 1095 Receive, File & Print
Comm. 7E-4 Savage Letter of Absence from Legislative Session Receive, File & Print
Comm. 7E-5 Lorigo Letter to AFSCME Local 1095 President Regarding Committee Discussion Concerning Fact Finder's Report Concerning EC, AFSCME Council 66 & AFSCME Local 1095 Receive & File
Comm. 7E-6 Lorigo Letter to Department of Labor Commissioner Regarding Committee Discussion Concerning Fact Finder's Report Concerning EC, AFSCME Council 66 & AFSCME Local 1095 Receive & File
Comm. 7E-7 County Executive Buffalo & EC Public Library - 2017 Auditorium Renovations - Phase 2 Economic Development
Comm. 7E-8 County Executive Town of Newstead Agreement to Install and Maintain a Recreational Pathway Crossing on Cummings Rd (CR 263) Economic Development
Comm. 7E-9 County Executive EC Sewer District No. 3 - Boston Valley Pump Station Improvements - Opening Bids: BVPS #3-A General/Mechanical & BVPS #3-D Electrical Energy & Environment
Comm. 7E-10 County Executive 2017 Capital Project Closing - Acceptance of Unbudgeted Revenues Finance & Management
Comm. 7E-11 Comptroller Sales Tax Update - 2016 Closeout and Jan. 2017 Finance & Management
Comm. 7E-12 Comptroller Report for Apportionment and Distribution of Net Collections from the 4.75% Sales and Compensating Use Tax for Dec. 2016., Jan. and Feb. 2017 Finance & Management
Comm. 7E-13 County Executive Department of Mental Health - Authorization to Accept OMH Funding for Enhancement of Evidence-Based Systems of Care in Mental Health Forensic Clinics Division Health & Human Services
Comm. 7E-14 County Executive Department of Mental Health - Authorization to Accept Grant Funding and Amend Contracts Due to SAMHSA Sub Award for NYS ACHIEVE Health & Human Services
Comm. 7E-15 County Executive Department of Homeland Security & Emergency Services - Tower Usage License Agreement with US Customs & Border Protection Public Safety
       
Communications from the Departments:  
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
Comm. 7D-1 Clerk of the Legislature Notice of Public Hearing Regarding Fact Finder's Report Concerning EC, AFSCME Council 66 & AFSCME Local 1095 Receive, File & Print
Comm. 7D-2 Clerk of the Legislature Applicant Submission for Appointment of Commissioner of the EC Water Authority Receive & File
Comm. 7D-3 Clerk of the Legislature NYS DEC Documents Received Receive & File
Comm. 7D-4 Department of Law Notice of County Executive's Public Hearing Regarding LL Intro. 3-2 (2017) Receive & File
Comm. 7D-5 Commissioner, Department of Social Services Comm. 12E-34 (2017) Compliance Report - for Period Ending Feb. 28, 2017 - CPS Caseloads Receive & File
Comm. 7D-6 Comptroller's Office Notice of Audit of Capital Projects Administered by the Department of Public Works for the Period Jan. 1, 2014-Dec. 31, 2016 Receive & File
Comm. 7D-7 Clerk of the Legislature Comments Received Regarding Fact Finder's Report Concerning EC, AFSCME Council 66 & AFSCME Local 1095 Finance & Management
       
Communications from the People and Other Agencies:  
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
Comm. 7M-1 NYS Department of Public Service Notice of Public Hearings Regarding March 2017 Windstorm Event and Resulting Power Outages Receive & File
Comm. 7M-2 NFTA Feb. 23, 2017 Board Minutes Receive & File
Comm. 7M-3 Student, Corlears School Letter to Legislator Burke Regarding LL Intro. 5-1 (2017) Receive & File
Comm. 7M-4 Student, Corlears School Letter to Legislator Burke Regarding LL Intro. 5-1 (2017) Receive & File
Comm. 7M-5 ECMCC 2016 Annual Report Finance & Management
Comm. 7M-6 Buffalo Niagara Coalition tor Open Government Local Government Website Report Card Government Affairs
Comm. 7M-7 MWBE Utilization Advisory Board Jan. 30, 2017 Meeting Minutes Minority & Women Business Enterprise
       
Announcements      
Memorial Resolutions    
Adjournment      

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