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Session Agendas & Minutes - 2014

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Agenda for Session 20 - October 16, 2014

Roll Call

Invocation – Mr. Rath

Pledge of Allegiance – Mr. Morton

Tabled Items

Items for Reconsideration from Previous Meeting

Minutes of Previous Meeting

Public Hearing - None

Miscellaneous Resolutions:


Submitted By Description
Dixon Congratulating Joseph Ruszala as the Erie County Legislature's Citizen of the Month for October 2014 for his Tireless Efforts on Behalf of Western New York Veterans
Grant Proclaiming October 11, 2014 as "Russell Thomas Smith Day" in Erie County
Lorigo Honoring The Boys and Girls Club of East Aurora on its 75th Anniversary
Miller-Williams & Grant Congratulating Good Neighbors Health Care on their 10th Anniversary
Miller-Williams Congratulating Grace United Church of Christ on Celebrating 100 Years in Ministry
Miller-Williams Applauding The Afro-American Police Association of Buffalo Inc on Hosting Their Annual Community Awards Banquet
Mills, Lorigo, Grant, Dixon, Hardwick, Morton, Rath, Burke, Loughran, Miller-Williams & Savage Proclaiming October 24-November 2, 2014 as "National Opera Week" in Erie County, and October 25, 2014 as "Opera Day" in Erie County
Mills Congratulating The Buffalo Silver Band, a British Style Brass Band, on Performing for 100 Years
Mills Congratulating the Jennie Richmond Nursing Home on Being Part of the Bertrand Chaffee Hospital and the Springville Community for 40 Years
Morton Honoring Jesse J. Norberg on Attaining the Rank of Eagle Scout

Local Laws:

Item Submitted By Description Reference

LL Intro. 1-1

McCracken, Grant, Mazur, Marinelli, Loughran & Hogues A LL to Establish "An Animal Abuse Registry in EC" Energy & Environment

LL Intro. 3-1 5/20/14

Burke, Savage & Miller-Williams Contractor Accountability Initiative of 2014 Government Affairs

LL Intro. 4-1 6/12/14

Burke The Strategic Development Act for the Creation of an Erie County Planning Board Economic Development

LL Intro. 5-1 6/26/14

Hardwick Provide Predictable Funding for the Buffalo & Erie County Library Finance & Management

LL Intro. 7-1 7/24/14

Miller-Williams Establishment of an Erie County Conditional Release Commission Public Safety

Committee Reports:


Report No. 12                                           Health & Human Services Committee

Report No. 12                                                   Government Affairs Committee

Report No. 12                                              Finance & Management Committee

Report No. 3                           Minority & Women Business Enterprise Committee

Report No. 13                                                Energy & Environment Committee

Report No. 12                                              Economic Development Committee

Report No. 13                                                             Public Safety Committee


Legislator Resolutions:


Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
Intro. 20-1 Mills Clerk of the Legislature Job Classification Adjustment  
Intro. 20-2 Mills Appointments to Erie County Bridge and Road Infrastructure Maintenance Advisory Board  

Communications Discharged From Committee:

Suspension of the Rules:

Communications from Elected Officials:


Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
Comm. 20E-1 County Executive EC Correctional Facility - 2013 Twin Chiller Replacement  
Comm. 20E-2 County Executive Lease Renewal for County Record Center at 3080 William Street, Cheektowaga  
Comm. 20E-3 County Executive Authorization to Contract with Housing Options Made Easy Inc and Suicide Prevention and Crisis Services Inc  
Comm. 20E-4 County Executive Acceptance of Federal and Marchiselli Funds for Supplemental Agreement with NYSDOT and Construction Change Orders, Town of Clarence Economic Development
Comm. 20E-5 Mills Letter to Clerk of the Legislature Calling for Public Hearing Regarding Agricultural District Modifications Districts Nos. 16 & 17 Energy & Environment
Comm. 20E-6 County Executive EC Rath Building - Data/Computer Room Renovations, A/E Fee Increase Economic Development
Comm. 20E-7 County Executive EC Sewer Districts Nos. 1-6 & 8 Section 270-271 Resolutions Energy & Environment
Comm. 20E-8 County Executive EC Sewer District No. 3 - Contract No. 40 Contract Close Out - Milherst Construction Inc Energy & Environment
Comm. 20E-9 County Executive EC Sewer District No. 3 - Increase & Improvement of Facilities, Sewer Agency Report Energy & Environment
Comm. 20E-10 County Executive Purchase of 2014 Tax Lien Certificates Finance & Management
Comm. 20E-11 County Executive Approval of Sale of County Owned Properties Sold at Public Auction on September 24, 2014 Finance & Management
Comm. 20E-12 Comptroller Report of Secured Funds Relating to 2013 Revenue Anticipation Note Issue Finance & Management
Comm. 20E-13 Comptroller 2014 Bond Borrowing Finance & Management
Comm. 20E-14 Comptroller Report for Apportionment and Distribution of Net Collections from the 4.75% Sales and Compensating Use Tax for June, July August 2014 Finance & Management
Comm. 20E-15 County Executive Indigent Legal Services Grant Government Affairs
Comm. 20E-16 County Clerk Amendment to NewVision Verification Agreement Government Affairs
Comm. 20E-17 County Executive Appointment to EC Mental Hygiene Community Services Board Health & Human Services
Comm. 20E-18 County Executive Appointments to the Disaster Preparedness Advisory Board Public Safety

Communications from the Departments:


Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
Comm. 20D-1 Clerk of the Legislature Public Notice for Agricultural District Nos 16 & 17 Modifications Energy & Environment
Comm. 20D-2 Director, Department of Budget and Management Budget Monitoring Report for Period Ending August 2014 Finance & Management
Comm. 20D-3 County Attorney Notice of Claims Government Affairs
Comm. 20D-4 County Attorney Amigone Crematorium Government Affairs

Communications from the People and Other Agencies:

Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
Comm. 20M-1 Buffalo & EC Public Library October 16, 2014 Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda Community Enrichment
Comm. 20M-2 Town of Clarence Notice of Connor Road in Need of Repair and Reconstruction Economic Development
Comm. 20M-3 NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Amigone-Sheridan Park Crematory Government Affairs
Comm. 20M-4 Clean Air Coalition Supporting Materials to Testimony Given at Government Affairs Committee Meeting Government Affairs
Comm. 20M-5 Governor's Press Office Press Release Titled 'Governor Cuomo Signs Bills to Protect New York's Youth from Harmful Effects of Cigarettes Health & Human Services
Comm. 20M-6 Juicy Vapor LLC Supporting Materials Regarding E-Cigarettes and Vaping Health & Human Services
Comm. 20M-7 Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives Article Titled 'New Study Confirms that Chemicals in Electronic Cigarettes Pose Minimal Health Risk' Health & Human Services
Comm. 20M-8 Daniel Ward Letter Regarding Possibility of a Drone Flying over Larkinville in September 2014 Public Safety


Memorial Resolutions