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Agenda for Session No. 8 - April 26, 2018
Roll Call  
Invocation  –  Ms. Dixon  
Pledge of Allegiance  –  Mr. Rath  
Tabled Items   –   None  
Items for Reconsideration from Previous Meeting   –   None  
Minutes of Previous Meeting –  Meeting No. 7
 
Public Hearing  –  None  
       
Miscellaneous Resolutions:    
Submitted By Description      
HARDWICK Applauding Grand Island Farms, Inc. for Receiving the 2017 Agricultural Development Award by the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce
HARDWICK Recognizing Mary A. Stang-Cooke as the Erie County Legislature's Citizen of the Month for April, 2018
HARDWICK Commending James R. Sharpe on Being Awarded the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award by the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce
HARDWICK Applauding the Grand Island Fire Company for Being Recognized as the Organization of the Year for 2017 by the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce
HARDWICK Applauding Denise Dunbar for Being Recognized as Educator of the Year for 2017 by the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce
HARDWICK Applauding Richard Crawford, Jr. on Being Awarded the Community Service Award for 2017 by the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce
HARDWICK Acknowledging the Outstanding Achievement of Pink Martini Gift Shop Upon Being Named the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce's 2017 Business of the Year  
MILLS Honoring Marion Hornung on the Celebration of her 100th Birthday  
MILLS Honoring Sharon Burke for Her Service and Dedication to Orchard Park
   

Proposed Local Laws:

     
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
LL Intro. 1-2  10/3/17 Burke A LL to Prevent Medical Waste from Entering the Great Lakes, Also Known as the Erie County Pharmaceutical Water Pollution Act Energy & Environment
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. 8-1  4/12/17 Burke Honeybee Protection Act Energy & Environment
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. 14-1  9/21/17 Burke A LL in Relation to Erie County Investing in Local Businesses and Residents, and in Doing so Investing in American Produced Products and Citizens, Also Known as "The Invest in Erie, Invest in America Act" Economic Development
LL Intro. 15-1  10/3/17 Burke A LL Amending Local Law No. 1-1959, Constituting the Erie County Charter, as Amended, Amending Article 10, in Relation to Establishing an "Erie County Water Quality Commission" Energy & Environment
LL Intro. 16-1  10/3/17 Burke A LL Protecting Children's Respiratory Health: Banning Smoking in the Car with Children Health & Human Services
LL Intro. 17-1  10/5/17 Burke A LL Entitled, "SPRAWL PREVENTION ACT" Otherwise known as "MUNICIPAL AND REGIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE ACT" for the Creation of an Erie County Planning Board Finance & Management
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. 21-1  11/16/17 Grant, Savage, Loughran, Burke & Miller-Williams A LL in Relation to Fair Housing in Erie County Economic Development
LL Intro. 22-1  12/6/17 Rath A LL Banning Individuals from Elected or Appointed Offices Who Commit Malfeasance or Misconduct in Office Rising to the Level of a Felony Conviction Government Affairs
LL Intro. 23-1  12/7/17 Mills A LL Banning Smoking Near and Inside Bus Shelters Health & Human Services

LL Intro. 2-1  3/8/18

 

Dixon, Lorigo, Rath, Hardwick & Mills A LL Amending LL #2 (2014) to Include the Known Abuse of Drugs on Property as a Violation of the Social Host Law Health & Human Services

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. 4-1  3/13/18 

 

BURKE, BASKIN & BRUSO A LL in relation to a requirement for NYS Certified Worker Training Programs by contractors and subcontractors under construction contracts, as defined herein, with the County of Erie Economic Development 
LL Intro. 5-1 4/9/18 Baskin, Bruso, Burke, Savage, Loughran & Miller-Williams  A LL in relation to fair housing in Erie County  
LL Intro. 4-2  4/17/18 BURKE, BASKIN & BRUSO A LL in relation to a requirement for NYS Certified Worker Training Programs by contractors and subcontractors under construction contracts, as defined herein, with the County of Erie Economic Development
       
Committee Reports:      
Report No. 5 GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE  
Report No. 6 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE  
Report No. 7 FINANCE & MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE  
Report No. 4 PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE  
Report No. 4 COMMUNITY ENRICHMENT COMMITTEE  
Report No. 7 ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE  
Report No. 7 HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE  
       
Legislator Resolutions:      
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
INTRO. 8-1 BRUSO & MILLER-WILLIAMS Support for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month -
INTRO. 8-2 LORIGO, RATH & MILLS Opposition to the Use of Executive Order to Grant Parolees Voting Rights -
INTRO. 8-3 RATH, LORIGO, MILLS & HARDWICK Supporting the Use of E911 Surcharge Funds for their Intended Purposes -
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Communications Discharged From Committee:  
Item Number From Committee Description Reference
COMM. 7E-8 Government Affairs Appointment of Permanent Commissioner of Social Services  
COMM. 7E-45 Government Affairs Managed Print Services  
COMM. 3E-17 Economic Development Buffalo Niagara Convention Center - 2018 - Phase 2 Renovations  
COMM. 6E-5 Economic Development Term Contracts for On-Call General Civil & Geotechnical Engineering Services  
COMM. 6E-8 Economic Development Ketchum Rd. - Stabilization & Reconstruction - Contract Amendment with McMahon & Mann Consulting Eng. - Town of Collins  
COMM. 7E-23 Economic Development Alternate Bid #3 Design Services for Buffalo & EC Public Library - 2017 Auditorium Renovations - Phase 2  
COMM. 7E-41 Economic Development Buffalo Niagara Convention Center - Ballroom & Exhibit Hall Improvements  
       
Suspension of the Rules:    
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
COMM. 8E-11 RATH

Letter to Comptroller Concerning Purchasing Imprest Fund

 
COMM. 8E-12 LORIGO

Minority Caucus - Proposed Amendment to Local Law Intro. 5-1 (2018)

 
COMM. 8E-13 LORIGO

Minority Caucus - Proposed Amendment to Local Law Intro. 4-2 (2018)

 
       
       
Communications from Elected Officials:    
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
COMM. 8E-1 DIXON Letter to Commissioner of Public Works Concerning Lakeview Rd. Economic Development
COMM. 8E-2 LORIGO Letter to Chair Savage Concerning Appointment of Social Services Commissioner Government Affairs
COMM. 8E-3 LORIGO Letter to County Executive Concerning Appointment of Social Services Commissioner Government Affairs
COMM. 8E-4 COUNTY EXECUTIVE Letter to Legislator Lorigo Concerning Appointment of Social Services Commissioner Government Affairs
COMM. 8E-5 COMPTROLLER Report on Sales Tax Sharing with Cities, Towns & Villages in EC Finance & Management
COMM. 8E-6 COMPTROLLER Countywide Audit of Petty Cash, Change-Making, and Imprest Funds Finance & Management
COMM. 8E-7 SHERIFF Chaplain Agreement Public Safety
COMM. 8E-8 COUNTY EXECUTIVE ECSD No. 3 - Contract Agreement Energy & Environment
COMM. 8E-9 COUNTY EXECUTIVE STD Disease Intervention Grant from the Department of Health Health & Human Services
COMM. 8E-10 COUNTY EXECUTIVE Increase to the Purchasing Imprest Fund Finance & Management
       
       
Communications from the Departments:    
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
COMM. 8D-1 COUNTY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE Filing Document Concerning Local Law No. 2 (2018) R&F
COMM. 8D-2 COUNTY ATTORNEY Opinion as to Form – Local Law Intro. 4-1 (2018) RFP
COMM. 8D-3 ASSISTANT COUNTY ATTORNEY Opinion as to Form – Local Law Intro. 5-1 (2018) RFP
COMM. 8D-4 COUNTY ATTORNEY Opinion – Amendments to Local Law Intro. 4-1 (2018) RFP
       
Communications from the People and Other Agencies:  
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
COMM. 8M-1 PRESIDENT, EC BOARD OF HEALTH Agenda Items for Meeting to be Held on 5/1/18 Health & Human Services
COMM. 8M-2 GEORGE E. HARRIGAN, PRESIDENT, WNY TEAMSTERS JOINT COUNCIL NO. 46 Written Comments Concerning Local Law Intro 4-1 (2018) Economic Development
COMM. 8M-3 BRIAN W. DUNN, BUSINESS MANAGER, ROAD SPRINKLER FITTERS LOCAL UNION NO. 669 Written Comments Concerning Local Law Intro 4-1 (2018) Economic Development
COMM. 8M-4 CAMILLE HOPKINS Written Comments Concerning Local Law Intro 5-1 (2018) Economic Development
COMM. 8M-5 JAMES L. COLLINS, JR., MILHERST CONSTRUCTION, INC. Written Comments Concerning Local Law Intro 4-1 (2018) Economic Development
COMM. 8M-6 ASSIGNED COUNSEL PROGRAM Quarterly Report for 1st Quarter of 2018 Government Affairs
       
Announcements  
Memorial Resolutions  
Adjournment  
       

 

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