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Thursday, April 2, 2020 - Meeting Time: 11:00 AM

Agenda for Session No. 8 - April 2, 2020
Roll Call  
Invocation    Mr. Todaro
Pledge of Allegiance    Mr. Mills
Tabled Items    Rules of the Legislature for 2020  
Items for Reconsideration from Previous Meeting       

Minutes of Previous Meetings –  Meetings No. 6 & 7

Public Hearing      
Miscellaneous Resolutions:    
Submitted By Description      
VINAL Congratulating and Honoring Judge Lisa Bloch Rodwin on Her Extraordinary Work as Erie County Family Court Judge

Proposed Local Laws:

Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
LL Intro. 3-1 4/2/19 Lorigo A LL amending Local Law No. 1-1959, constituting the Erie County Charter, as amended, in relation to the regular enplanement of the Citizens Salary Review Government Affairs
LL Intro. 4-1 4/11/19 Lorigo, Dixon, Rath & Mills A LL titled, "Amendment to the Erie County Code of Ethics" Government Affairs 
LL Intro. 5-1 4/16/19 Lorigo A LL titled, "Internet Devices Privacy Act" Government Affairs 
LL Intro. 9-1 9/23/19 Lorigo A LL creating the Road and Infrastructure Specialist Advisory Board Government Affairs
LL Intro. 1-1 1/31/20 Meyers, Vinal, Baskin, Johnson, Chimera & Hardwick A LL titled, "The Jail Management Transparency and Accountability Act" Public Safety
LL Intro. 2-1 3/3/20 Rath A LL banning individuals from holding elected offices or being appointed to certain boards or commissions who are convicted of certain felony charges otherwise known as the "Public Trust and Accountability Act" Government Affairs
Committee Reports:      
Legislator Resolutions:      
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
Communications Discharged From Committee:  
Item Number From the Description Reference
Suspension of the Rules:    
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
Communications from Elected Officials:    
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
COMM. 8E-1 COMPTROLLER Coronavirus Pandemic Impact on Sales Tax Revenue Finance & Management
COMM. 8E-2 COMPTROLLER Child Care Concerns Amid COVID-19 Health & Human Services
COMM. 8E-3 COUNTY EXECUTIVE Appointment of Commissioner of Mental Health  
COMM. 8E-4 JOHNSON Letter to District Attorney Concerning Detainees at the Erie County Holding Center and Correctional Facility - COVID-19 Outbreak Public Safety
COMM. 8E-5 BASKIN Rescheduling of the April 2, 2020 Legislative Session from 2:00 pm to 11:00 am Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic RFP
COMM. 8E-6 COUNTY EXECUTIVE ECSD No. 6 - Grant Application by Buffalo & EC Industrial Land Development Corp.  
COMM. 8E-7 COUNTY CLERK Clerk's Office Continuity of Operations Update & Outlook - COVID-19 Response Government Affairs
Communications from the Departments:    

Item Number

Submitted By


COMM. 8D-1 BUDGET DIRECTOR Letter Concerning February 2020 Budget Monitoring Report Finance & Management
COMM. 8D-2 COUNTY ATTORNEY Emergency Order, March 22, 2020 Health & Human Services
COMM. 8D-3 SUPERINTENDENT - JAIL MANAGEMENT DIVISION, SHERIFF'S OFFICE Letter to Public Safety Committee Chair Johnson Concerning March 24th Letter to District Attorney Flynn Public Safety
COMM. 8D-4 CLERK OF LEGISLATURE Erie County Legislature - Notice on April 2, 2020 Session Time Change RFP
COMM. 8D-5 COUNTY ATTORNEY Extension of Local Emergency Order, March 27, 2020 Health & Human Services
Communications from the People and Other Agencies:  
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
COMM. 8M-1 GARY T. ROG Letter of Interest in Interview for Position of Erie County Director of Western Regional Off-Track Betting Corporation Government Affairs
COMM. 8M-2 HAMBURG TOWN BOARD Certified Copy of Resolution Titled, "Accelerated Renewable Energy Growth and Community Benefit Act" Energy & Environment
COMM. 8M-3 BEVERLY ANN MAZUR Letter of Interest in Interview for Position of Erie County Director of Western Regional Off-Track Betting Corporation Government Affairs
COMM. 8M-4 PEGGY LAGREE Application for Position of Commissioner of ECWA Energy & Environment
COMM. 8M-5 FALKIDES REAL ESTATE Letter Expressing Concerns with NYS Senate Bill S8125 Regarding Waiving Rent for Tenants Government Affairs
COMM. 8M-6 NORTH AMERICAN PLATFORM AGAINST WIND POWER Objection to NYS Budget Proposal to Fast Track Renewables Energy & Environment
Memorial Resolutions  








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