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Agenda for Session No. 13 - June 21, 2018
Roll Call  
Invocation  – Mr. Rath, with Major Thomas Applin  
Pledge of Allegiance  –  Mr. Loughran  
   
Tabled Items   –   

COMM. 12E-1

CHAIR SAVAGE

Letter to Clerk of Legislature Calling Special Meeting for June 14, 2018

 

 

COMM. 12D-1

CLERK OF LEGISLATURE

 

Special Meeting Notice for June 14, 2018

 

 

COMM. 12M-1

ASSOCIATION OF ERIE COUNTY GOVERNMENTS

Letter to Chair Savage Concerning Revised Erie County Tax Act

 

 

 
   
Items for Reconsideration from Previous Meeting   –    

Minutes of Previous Meeting –  Meeting #11 & Meeting #12

 
Public Hearing  –    
       
Miscellaneous Resolutions:    
Submitted By Description      
MILLS

Honoring Justin Staffone on Achieving the Rank of Eagle Scout

DIXON  Acknowledging Logan Paul Gunderman on Obtaining the Rank of Eagle Scout 
RATH Recognizing Majors Thomas and Kathleen Applin as Erie County Legislature's Citizens of the Month for June, 2018
LOUGHRAN Celebrating the 70th Wedding Anniversary of Richard and Margaret Christensen
SAVAGE, BASKIN, LORIGO, MILLER-WILLIAMS, HARDWICK, LOUGHRAN, RATH, BURKE, BRUSO, DIXON & MILLS In Remembrance of Judicial Pioneer, Fighter for Justice, and Advocate for Progress Barbara Merriweather Sims
BASKIN  Honoring Joan M. Braciak Upon Her Retirement from Erie County Government 
   

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. 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 
       
Committee Reports:      
Report No. 8 PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE  
Report No. 9   HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE  
Report No. 9  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE  
Report No. 11  FINANCE & MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE  
Report No. 6  COMMUNITY ENRICHMENT COMMITTEE   
     
Legislator Resolutions:      
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
INTRO. 13-1  LOUGHRAN, LORIGO, MILLS, RATH, DIXON & HARDWICK  Calling for Resignation of Erie County Water Authority Commissioner Schad   
INTRO. 13-2  BURKE  Urging the State to Fund New Costs Related to Raising the Age of Criminal Responsibility   
INTRO. 13-3   BURKE  State Aid Reimbursement for Mandated General Public Health Work Undertaken by Local Health Departments   
INTRO. 13-4   BURKE  Calling on NYS to Provide Funding to Support the Treatment for Transition Services to Individuals with Substance Use Disorders Who are Incarcerated in County Jails  
INTRO. 13-5  BURKE  Calling on State to Fully Reimburse Counties for State-Mandated District Attorney Salary Increases   
       
Communications Discharged From Committee:  
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
COMM. 11E-3 

From the Community Enrichment Committee 

SUNY Erie Community College 2018-2019 Budget   
       
Suspension of the Rules:    
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
INTRO. 13-6 LORIGO Re-Appropriation of 2018 Cultural Funding  
COMM. 13E-33 BURKE Letter to NYS Comptroller Concerning ECWA  
COMM. 13E-34 COUNTY EXECUTIVE Request to Enter Into Contract with JMZ Architects & Planners, Inc.  
COMM. 13E-35 COUNTY EXECUTIVE Erie County Medical Examiner Staffing  
COMM. 13E-36 COUNTY EXECUTIVE Authorization to Enter Into Contract with Energetics Inc. for Electric Vehicle Charging Station  
       
Communications from Elected Officials:    
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
COMM. 13E-1 SAVAGE

Letter to Legislator Bruso Regarding Interviews for Position of Commissioner of the Erie County Water Authority

Energy & Environment
COMM. 13E-2  SAVAGE  Letter to Democratic Party Caucus Regarding Position of Commissioner of the Erie County Water Authority Energy & Environment 
COMM. 13E-3   SAVAGE  Letter to Republican Party Caucus Regarding Position of Commissioner of the Erie County Water Authority  Energy & Environment 
COMM. 13E-4   SAVAGE  Letter to Conservative Party Member Regarding Position of Commissioner of the Erie County Water Authority  Energy & Environment 
COMM. 13E-5   SAVAGE  Letter to Independence Party Member Regarding Position of Commissioner of the Erie County Water Authority  Energy & Environment 
COMM. 13E-6   SAVAGE  Letter to Clerk of Legislature Concerning Letters of Interest and Resumes for Position of Commissioner of the Erie County Water Authority  Energy & Environment 
COMM. 13E-7   SAVAGE  Letter to Clerk of Legislature - Public Notice for Position of Commissioner of the Erie County Water Authority  Energy & Environment 
COMM. 13E-8   LORIGO  Letter to County Executive Requesting Department's FOIL/FOIA History  Government Affairs 
COMM. 13E-9   BURKE  Letter to Comptroller Requesting Analysis of the Feasibility of Merging the ECWA into EC Government  Energy & Environment 
COMM. 13E-10   COMPTROLLER  Letter to Legislature Expressing Opposition to Amend Erie County Tax Act  Finance & Management 
COMM. 13E-11   COUNTY EXECUTIVE  Donation from Crusade Against Impaired Driving, Inc.  Public Safety 
COMM. 13E-12   COUNTY EXECUTIVE  Health Division - Budget Modification  Finance & Management 
COMM. 13E-13   COUNTY EXECUTIVE  ECSD No. 3 - Engineer Term Agreement  Energy & Environment 
COMM. 13E-14   COUNTY EXECUTIVE  Request of ECC and Monroe County BOCES to Utilize EC Purchase Contracts  Government Affairs
COMM. 13E-15   COUNTY EXECUTIVE  ECSD No. 8 - Modification of Plans  Energy & Environment 
COMM. 13E-16   COUNTY EXECUTIVE  ECSD No. 3 - Engineer Term Contract Agreement  Energy & Environment 
COMM. 13E-17   COUNTY EXECUTIVE  Award of Construction for the 2018 Capital Overlay Contract A - Cleveland Drive, North Forest Road, Beach Road and Ellicott Creek Road  Economic Development 
COMM. 13E-18   SAVAGE Letter to Governor Cuomo Regarding Expansion of ECMC  Health & Human Services 
COMM. 13E-19   COUNTY EXECUTIVE Project Final Design Phase for Bridge Replacement of Heise Road over Ransom Creek  Economic Development 
COMM. 13E-20  COUNTY EXECUTIVE  Authorization to Submit Application for NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Funding for Climate Smart Communities Certification Activities  Energy & Environment 
COMM. 13E-21  COUNTY EXECUTIVE  Temporary Memorial Road Name Change in Honor of the Concord American Legion Post #431 100-Year Anniversary  Economic Development  
COMM. 13E-22  COMPTROLLER  A Report on Revenue from Town and Village Courts for Erie County Programs  Finance & Management
COMM. 13E-23 LOUGHRAN Letter to County Attorney Concerning ECWA Energy & Environment
COMM. 13E-24  HARDWICK 

Letter to Chair of Public Safety Committee Concerning Discussion at Future Meeting

Public Safety 
COMM. 13E-25  COMPTROLLER Authorization to Contract for Accounts Payable Software Services Government Affairs
COMM. 13E-26  COUNTY EXECUTIVE

Request to Contract with Hobson - Continuation of College-Wide Rollout of Early Alert Software System Known as Starfish

 
COMM. 13E-27  COUNTY EXECUTIVE Supportive Services & SREMPLY1819 Grant County Share Health & Human Services
COMM. 13E-28  COUNTY EXECUTIVE Climate Action and Sustainability Plan No-Cost Extension Energy & Environment
COMM. 13E-29  COUNTY EXECUTIVE Group Respite - First Presbyterian Church Health & Human Services
COMM. 13E-30  COUNTY EXECUTIVE Powerful Tools for Caregivers Initiative - Consultant Contract Health & Human Services
COMM. 13E-31  COUNTY EXECUTIVE

NYS Municipal Guidelines for the Purchase Process Under the Formal Bid Dollar Threshold

Government Affairs
COMM. 13E-32  BRUSO Letter to ECWA Chair - Invitation to Appear Before EC Legislature Energy & Environment Committee Energy & Environment
       
Communications from the Departments:    
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
COMM. 13D-1  CLERK OF LEGISLATURE Public Notice - Letters of Interest and Resumes for Position of Commissioner of the Erie County Water Authority Energy & Environment
COMM. 13D-2  DEPUTY COUNTY EXECUTIVE

Response to Comptroller Communication on the Proposed Erie County Tax Act Amendment

Finance & Management
COMM. 13D-3   SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SERVICES CPS Statistical Report - May 2018  Health & Human Services 
COMM. 13D-4 DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH

Memorandum to Legislators Rath & Dixon Regarding Suicide Data & Suicide Prevention in EC

Health & Human Services
COMM. 13D-5  SECOND ASSISTANT COUNTY ATTORNEY 

Letter to Legislator Lorigo Regarding FOIL Requests

 
Economic Development 
       
Communications from the People and Other Agencies:  
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
COMM. 13M-1  VISIT BUFFALO NIAGARA  2018 Quarterly Reports  Community Enrichment
COMM. 13M-2   RUSS RONFOLA JR.  Letter of Interest for Commissioner of the Erie County Water Authority  Energy & Environment 
COMM. 13M-3   LATRENDA PERRY  Letter of Interest for Commissioner of the Erie County Water Authority  Energy & Environment 
COMM. 13M-4 ERIE COUNTY TOWN CLERKS, TAX RECEIVERS & COLLECTORS ASSOCIATION  Comments on the Erie County Tax Act Proposed Amendment  Finance & Management 
COMM. 13M-5 ASSOCIATION OF TOWNS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK  Memorandum of No Objection to Amending the Erie County Tax Act Finance & Management 
COMM. 13M-6  NYS AUTHORITIES BUDGET OFFICE Operational Review of ECWA - June 8, 2018  Energy & Environment 
COMM. 13M-7 BUFFALO & EC PUBLIC LIBRARY Agenda Items for Board of Trustees Meeting Held June 21, 2018 Community Enrichment
       
Announcements  
Memorial Resolutions  
Adjournment  
       

 

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