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CURRENT MEETING AGENDA  

Agenda for Session No. 19 - October 21, 2021  - Meeting to Begin at 12:00 P.M.
Roll Call  
Invocation    Mr. Gilmour  
Pledge of Allegiance    Ms. Chimera 
 
Tabled Items      

Items for Reconsideration from Previous Meeting     

 

Minutes of Previous Meetings –  Meeting No. 18

 
Public Hearing      
       
Miscellaneous Resolutions:    
Submitted By Description      
BASKIN, MEYERS, JOHNSON, CHIMERA, HARDWICK, VINAL & GILMOUR Recognizing and Honoring Adrian Kubicki
VINAL Celebrating and Honoring the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting of the Senior Advocate Services' New Office
VINAL Honoring and Remembering Irving Isenberg as a 2021 Inductee to the Erie County Wall of Honor
TODARO Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Sielski Upon the Occasion of Their 50th Wedding Anniversary
TODARO Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Jakubowski Upon the Occasion of Their 50th Wedding Anniversary 
TODARO Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Isbrandt Upon the Occasion of Their 50th Wedding Anniversary
LORIGO Honoring Firefighter Larry Fallon Upon Being Inducted Into the Wall of Honor
LORIGO Honoring Firefighter William Falkner Upon Being Inducted Into the Wall of Honor
LORIGO Honoring Firefighter James L. Brady Upon Being Inducted Into the Wall of Honor
LORIGO Honoring Firefighter Glen G. Emmerson Upon Being Inducted Into the Wall of Honor
LORIGO Honoring Firefighter James Kavanaugh Upon Being Inducted Into the Wall of Honor
LORIGO Honoring Firefighter Donald Kraft Upon Being Inducted Into the Wall of Honor
LORIGO Honoring Firefighter James McCullough Upon Being Inducted Into the Wall of Honor
LORIGO, GREENE, TODARO & MILLS Proclaiming October 2021 as Polish American Heritage Month in Erie County
JOHNSON Recognizing Pastor Tim Newkirk and Remembering the Life and Legacy of Clifford "Cliff" Robinson
TODARO Honoring Firefighter James Nusall for 50 Years of Service at Depew Hook & Ladder Company #1
TODARO Honoring Firefighter John Garbacz for 50 Years of Service at Aetna Hose Company
TODARO Honoring Depew Hook & Ladder Company #1 Upon the Occasion of Its 125th Anniversary
TODARO Honoring Aetna Hose Company Upon the Occasion of Its 125th Anniversary
TODARO Recognizing The Whistle Stop Inn Upon the Occasion of Its Last Friday Night Dinner
LORIGO Welcoming Chris's Barber Shop to Colden
LORIGO Honoring the Boys & Girls Club of Holland for Serving the Youth in Our Community for 50 Years
GREENE Honoring the Dedication and Hard Work of the Sweet Home Central School District School Board
GREENE Honoring the Dedication and Hard Work of the Williamsville Central School District School Board
GREENE Honoring the Dedication and Hard Work of the Clarence Central School District School Board
GREENE Honoring the Dedication and Hard Work of the Akron Central School District School Board
MILLS Honoring The Tabernacle Upon the Occasion of Its 85th Anniversary
MILLS Honoring Bishop Tommy Reid Upon the Occasion of His 89th Birthday
MILLS Honoring Bishop Robert Stearns Upon the Occasion of His 8th Anniversary of Ministry at The Tabernacle 
MILLS Honoring Fattey Beer and the Grand Opening of Flaco Taco 
LORIGO Honoring Dave and Pam Hubert for Their Tribute to Roswell Park
LORIGO Welcoming PC Plug to West Seneca
GILMOUR Remembering Juan "Pacho" Acosta
   

Proposed Local Laws:

     
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
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. 3-1 6/2/20 Vinal A LL titled, "The Business Procurement Enhancement and Promotion Act of 2020" Small Business
LL Intro. 5-1 8/4/20 Lorigo, Rath, Todaro & Mills A LL Requiring Timely Reports on County Mandated Business Closures Made Pursuant to Local or State Regulations Government Affairs
LL Intro. 8-1 12/1/20 Lorigo, Rath, Todaro & Mills A LL titled, "Third Party Food Delivery Services Law" Government Affairs
LL Intro. 2-1 7/20/21 Baskin, Johnson, Vinal & Meyers A LL titled, "The Erie County Minority and Women Business Enterprise Equality and Modernization Act of 2021" Economic Development/Minority & Women Business Enterprise
LL Intro. 3-1 7/20/21 Baskin, Meyers, Vinal & Johnson A LL titled, "The Erie County Health Equity Act of 2021" Health & Human Services
       
Committee Reports:      
REPORT NO. 12 FINANCE & MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE  
REPORT NO. 15 ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE  
REPORT NO. 16 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE  
REPORT NO. 11 PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE  
REPORT NO. 1 SMALL BUSINESS COMMITTEE  
REPORT NO. 11 HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE  
     
Legislator Resolutions:      
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
INTRO. 19-1 CHIMERA, JOHNSON, VINAL, HARDWICK, BASKIN, GILMOUR & MEYERS Creation of a Medication Assisted Treatment Program in the EC Sheriff's Office, Division of Correctional Health  
INTRO. 19-2 LORIGO, GREENE, TODARO & MILLS Urging Pegula Sports & Entertainment and the EC Health Dept. to Provide an Opt-In Exemption of a Recent Negative COVID-19 Test to Allow Attendance at Highmark Stadium and KeyBank Center  
INTRO. 19-3 LORIGO, GREENE, TODARO & MILLS Creation of a Grant Program to Fund Supplies to Prepare for Colder Weather Outdoor Dining  
INTRO. 19-4  LORIGO, GREENE, TODARO & MILLS Calling on State Liquor Authority to Waive Liquor License Renewal Fees   
INTRO. 19-5 MILLS Calling for the Reopening of the Gowanda Correctional Facility   
       
Communications Discharged From Committee:  
Item Number From the Description  
       
       
       
Suspension of the Rules:    
Item Number Submitted By Description  
INTRO. 19-6 VINAL & MILLS Appropriation of Public Benefit Money for Veterans Homelessness Outreach   
       
       
Communications from Elected Officials:    
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference
COMM. 19E-1 BASKIN 2021 Budget Documents for 2022 Budget Process Finance & Management
COMM. 19E-2 BASKIN Appointment of Additional Member to Finance & Management/Budget Committee RFP 
COMM. 19E-3 COUNTY EXECUTIVE Appointment to the EC Mental Hygiene Community Services Board  Health & Human Services
COMM. 19E-4 LORIGO Appointment of Additional Member to Finance & Management/Budget Committee RFP 
COMM. 19E-5 COMPTROLLER Sales Tax Receipt for 08/2021 Finance & Management 
COMM. 19E-6 SHERIFF Contract Approval for 207c Hearing Officer Public Safety 
COMM. 19E-7 COMPTROLLER Information Regarding 2022 Revenue Projections  Finance & Management/Budget 
COMM. 19E-8 COUNTY EXECUTIVE ECSD No. 6 - Engineering Term Contract Agreement - AECOM-3 Energy & Environment 
COMM. 19E-9 COUNTY EXECUTIVE  ECSD No. 6 - Engineering Term Contract Agreement - GP-1 Energy & Environment 
COMM. 19E-10 COUNTY EXECUTIVE  Contract w/Local Firm to Paint Murals at Service Link Stop Economic Development
COMM. 19E-11 COUNTY EXECUTIVE  Authorization of Data Extraction Related to EC Highways  Economic Development 
COMM. 19E-12 COUNTY EXECUTIVE  Fourth Amendment & Equipment Modification of SUNY Erie Lease Agreement  Economic Development
COMM. 19E-13 COUNTY EXECUTIVE  Establishing a Capital Project - SUNY Erie North Campus Vision Economic Development
COMM. 19E-14 COUNTY EXECUTIVE Purchase of 2021 Tax Lien Certificates Finance & Management 
COMM. 19E-15 COUNTY EXECUTIVE  Authorization to Accept TANF Funds to Enhance Non-Residential Services to Domestic Violence Victims Health & Human Services
COMM. 19E-16 COUNTY EXECUTIVE  Memo Regarding Non-Law Enforcement Response to Mental Health Calls Public Safety 
COMM. 19E-17 COUNTY CLERK EC Auto Bureau Adjustments to Change Making Fund  Finance & Management
COMM. 19E-18 DISTRICT ATTORNEY Personnel Adjustment - District Attorney's Office Public Safety 
       
Communications from the Departments:    

Item Number

Submitted By

Description

Reference
COMM. 19D-1 DIRECTOR OF BUDGET & MANAGEMENT Budget Monitoring Report for Period Ending 08/2021 Finance & Management
COMM. 19D-2 COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SERVICES Child Protective Caseloads for 09/2021 Health & Human Services 
COMM. 19D-3 COMPTROLLER'S OFFICE Report on Revenue from Town & Village Courts for EC Programs Finance & Management 
COMM. 19D-4 DEPARTMENT OF LAW Transmittal of New Claims Against EC Government Affairs 
COMM. 19D-5 DIRECTOR OF BUDGET & MANAGEMENT CARES Act Consumption Report  Finance & Management
COMM. 19D-6 DEPARTMENT OF LAW Local Emergency Order Extensions  Health & Human Services 
       
Communications from the People and Other Agencies:  
Item Number Submitted By Description Reference

COMM. 19M-1

EC AUDIT COMMITTEE Annual Report for 2020 Finance & Management
COMM. 19M-2 BUFFALO TEACHERS FEDERATION Letter to Local Leadership Regarding Wages & Benefits of Non-Profit Organizations Community Enrichment 
COMM. 19M-3 NFTA Cash Flow Statement for 4/1/2021 - 9/30/2021 & Projected Cash Flow for 10/1/2021 - 9/30/2022  Economic Development 
COMM. 19M-4 UB CIVIL RIGHTS & TRANSPARENCY CLINIC Letter in Support of the Jail Management Transparency & Accountability Act, LL 1-1 (2020) Public Safety 
COMM. 19M-5 DANISE WILSON Response to Letter Concerning EC Reapportionment Advisory Committee Scheduling & Deadlines Government Affairs 
COMM. 19M-6 ECCSAB Recommendation of Medically Assisted Treatment Program in EC Jails Public Safety 
COMM. 19M-7 MINORITY APPOINTEES OF THE EC REAPPORTIONMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE  Letter to Chair of EC Reapportionment Advisory Committee Concerning Scheduling Government Affairs 
COMM. 19M-8 COMMISSIONER MOHR Letter to Chair of EC Reapportionment Advisory Committee Concerning Scheduling & Deadlines Government Affairs 
COMM. 19M-9 JOANNE MAGAVERN Letter in Opposition to Proposed Outer Harbor Project Economic Development  
       
Announcements  
Memorial Resolutions  
Adjournment  
       

 


 

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