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Agenda for Session No. 13 - July 13, 2017
Roll Call  
Invocation    Ms. Miller-Williams  
Pledge of Allegiance    Ms. Grant  
Tabled Items    None  
Items for Reconsideration from Previous Meeting      None  
Minutes of Previous Meeting –   Meeting No. 12  
Public Hearing    None  
       
Miscellaneous Resolutions:    
Submitted By Description      
Burke Showing Support for the Miles for Smiles Event Hosted by Women and Children's Hospital to Raise Cleft & Craniofacial Awareness in Erie County  
Lorigo, Mills, Dixon, Hardwick, Morton & Rath Celebrating the Centennial Anniversary of the Lions Clubs International and Acknowledging their 100 Years of Humanitarian Service Throughout the World  
Hardwick Congratulating Matthew Glen Sternin, Boy Scout Troop 286, on Attaining the Rank of Eagle Scout  
Morton Honoring Marc Adamberger for his Heroic Actions During a Village of Lancaster Fire on June 29, 2017  
       
Proposed Local Laws:      
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
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. 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. 5-2  5/8/17 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 Energy & Environment
LL Intro. 9-1  4/21/17 Hardwick & Savage A LL 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 Approved
LL Intro. 11-1  7/10/17 Mills A LL of the County of Erie, Repealing the Wireless Communications Surcharge Authorized by Article Six of the County Law of the State of New York; and Imposing the Wireless Communications Surcharges Pursuant to the Authority of Tax Law Section 186-g Finance & Management
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
       
Committee Reports:      
Report No. 5 Community Enrichment Committee  
Report No. 11 Economic Development Committee  
Report No. 11 Energy & Environment Committee  
Report No. 8 Finance & Management Committee  
Report No. 12 Public Safety Committee  
       
Legislator Resolutions:      
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
Intro. 13-1 Burke Showing Support for the 21,000 AT&T Wireless Employees Represented by the Communication Workers of America Fighting for a New Union Contract Government Affairs
Intro. 13-2 Burke Calling on Albany to Stop Siding with Lobbyists and Allow Municipalities to Regulate Pesticide Usage Government Affairs
       
Communications Discharged From Committee:  
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
From the Community Enrichment Committee
Comm. 12E-7 County Executive ECC - Authorization to Enter into Contract with Workday for Software Implementation Approved
From the Health & Human Services Committee
Intro. 12-6 Rath Review of Measures Taken to Combat Opioid Crisis Approved as Amended
       
Suspension of the Rules:    
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
Intro. 13-3 Miller-Williams Reorganization of First District Legislative Office Personal Services Budget Approved
Intro. 13-4 Lorigo Opposition to NYS Legislation Banning Minors from Playing Bingo at Bingo Halls Approved
Comm. 13E-37 District Attorney Crimes Against Revenue Program Grant Budget - Position Changes & Budget Revision Finance & Management
Comm. 13E-38 County Executive Akron Falls Park – Proposal for Engineering Service for Pedestrian Overlook Economic Development
Comm. 13E-39 County Executive Department of Health – Authorization to Contract with United Healthcare Health & Human Services
Comm. 13E-40 County Executive Department of Central Police Services – Authorization for Professional Services Public Safety
Comm. 13E-41 Morton Letter to County Executive Regarding the Status of Como Lake Economic Development
Comm. 13E-42 County Executive Bethlehem Steel Shoreline Trail - Amendment to Preliminary Design Agreement Economic Development
Comm. 13E-43 County Executive Verizon Business Services Contract Finance & Management
Comm. 13D-6 Department of Budget & Management Budget Monitoring Report for Period Ending May 2017 Finance & Management
Comm. 13D-7 Department of Budget & Management 2017 Mid-Year Budget Hearing Data Finance & Management
       
Communications from Elected Officials:    
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
Comm. 13E-1 County Executive ECC - Authorization to Enter into Contract with IBM for Software Implementation Approved
Comm. 13E-2 County Executive ECC - 2017 City Campus - Skylight Reconstruction & Roof Repairs Economic Development
Comm. 13E-3 County Executive ECC - 2017 Bretschger Hall - HVAC System Replacement & Upgrades - Phase 1 Economic Development
Comm. 13E-4 County Executive Engineering Services for Bridge & Culvert Replacement Projects - Bridge NY & Federal Aid Projects - Various Towns Economic Development
Comm. 13E-5 County Executive Large Culvert & Pedestrian Bridge Condition Inspections - Award of Consultant Agreement - Various Towns Economic Development
Comm. 13E-6 County Executive GIS Software & Technical Services - GIS Needs Assessment Report Economic Development
Comm. 13E-7 County Executive Rath Building - 2017 Department of Social Services 7th Floor Renovations Economic Development
Comm. 13E-8 County Executive EC Medical Examiner's Office - Toxicology Laboratory Renovations - Phase 4 Economic Development
Comm. 13E-9 County Executive Como Park Lake Dam Low Level Outlet Repair - Engineering Services - Town of Lancaster Economic Development
Comm. 13E-10 County Executive Black Rock Canal Park - Security Camera Transfer Economic Development
Comm. 13E-11 County Executive Retaining a Consultant to Perform a Market Analysis and Feasibility Study for a New or Expanded Buffalo Niagara  Convention Center Economic Development
Comm. 13E-12 County Executive 2017 Countywide Hazardous Materials, Design and/or Sample Testing & Air Monitoring Economic Development
Comm. 13E-13 County Executive Ellicott Creek Park - 2017 Reconstruction & Repair Shelter Nos. 6, 7 & 9 Economic Development
Comm. 13E-14 County Executive EC Youth Detention Facility - 2016 Parking Lot Expansion & Paving Economic Development
Comm. 13E-15 Mills Letter to NYS Governor Regarding Recommendation to NFTA Board of Commissioners Economic Development
Comm. 13E-16 County Executive Intermunicipal Agreement Between Village of Blasdell and EC Sewer District No. 3 - Additional Paving Work Under Contract No. 17-A Energy & Environment
Comm. 13E-17 County Executive EC Sewer District No. 6 - Appointment to Board of Managers Energy & Environment
Comm. 13E-18 County Executive WNY Stormwater Coalition - Gap Analysis & Mapping Project Energy & Environment
Comm. 13E-19 County Executive Lake Erie Watershed Protection Alliance Coordinator Funding and Position Energy & Environment
Comm. 13E-20 County Executive Application for NYS Climate Smart Communities Funding - Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment and Adaption Planning Energy & Environment
Comm. 13E-21 County Executive EC Sewer District Sewer Agency Reports & Public Hearings Energy & Environment
Comm. 13E-22 County Executive Levy of 2017-2018 School Tax Budgets Finance & Management
Comm. 13E-23 County Executive BENLIC Pre-emptive Bid Powers and Subsequent Repayment Agreement with EC Finance & Management
Comm. 13E-24 County Executive Department of Social Services - Lease Agreements - 10-12 Fountain Plaza and 460 Main St Properties Finance & Management
Comm. 13E-25 County Executive Letter Regarding State Legislature Action Concerning Sales Tax Extender Legislation Finance & Management
Comm. 13E-26 Comptroller 2017 RAN Resolution Finance & Management
Comm. 13E-27 Comptroller Report for Apportionment and Distribution of Net Collections from the 4.75% Sales and Compensating Use Tax for Mar., Apr. & May 2017 Finance & Management
Comm. 13E-28 Comptroller Opposition to NFTA Ridesharing Fee Finance & Management
Comm. 13E-29 County Executive Employee Training Services Contract Government Affairs
Comm. 13E-30 Acting County Clerk Increase in Change Making Fund - Registrar Cashier Drawers Government Affairs
Comm. 13E-31 County Executive Department of Health - Authorization to Enter into Contract with PSA HealthCare Health & Human Services
Comm. 13E-32 County Executive Department of Health - Authorization to Accept Donated Funds - Opioid Epidemic Task Force Health & Human Services
Comm. 13E-33 County Executive Department of Social Services - Contract with Buffalo Niagara Convention Center to Rent Space for EC Poverty Summit Finance & Management
Comm. 13E-34 County Executive Department of Social Services - Employee Education & Training Program Health & Human Services
Comm. 13E-35 County Executive Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Services - Software Consulting Services Public Safety
Comm. 13E-36 County Executive Youth Services - Educational Service Provider at Erie Secure Youth Detention Public Safety
       
Communications from the Departments:    
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
Comm. 13D-1 Clerk of the Legislature 2017 Mid-Year Budget Hearing Schedule Receive, File & Print
Comm. 13D-2 Clerk of the Legislature Comments Received Regarding LL Intro. 9-1 (2017) Receive & File
Comm. 13D-3 Clerk of the Legislature NYS DEC Documents Received Receive & File
Comm. 13D-4 Department of Law Local Law Filing for Local Law 2 (2017) Receive & File
Comm. 13D-5 Real Property Tax Services 2017 Annual Report Receive & File
       
Communications from the People and Other Agencies:  
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
Comm. 13M-1 NYS Department Of Public Service Notice of Public Comment Period Regarding Proposed Increase to Electric and Gas Delivery Rates Receive & File
Comm. 13M-2 NFTA May 25, 2017 Board Minutes Receive & File
       
Announcements      
Memorial Resolutions      
Adjournment      

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