CAYUGA COUNTY LEGISLATURE
August 28, 2012 – 6:00PM
WELCOME: In case of an emergency, please exit to the rear of the chambers. You will have to take the stairs down to the basement, turn right and exit through the rear door. Please note, the elevators will not function. If anyone is unable to use the stairway, I will stay with you in the safe room, located
behind the chambers, caucus room #2.
Restrooms are located in the main hallway and handicapped restroom is located behind the chambers.
CALL TO ORDER: Hon. Steven Cuddeback, Chairman
ROLL CALL: Mary Jones, Clerk of the Legislature
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:
MOMENT OF PRAYER:
DEATHS: Ursula Bartnik, beloved mother of Legislator Hans Pecher, married to Herman Bartnik and spent 35 years as a farm wife which were the happiest days of her life. Ursula enjoyed traveling and presiding over the annual family Oktoberfest.
John Giardina, Town Justice for the Town of Montezuma for eight years, Supervisor for the Town of Montezuma, member of the Montezuma Democratic Committee, and life member of the Montezuma Fire Department.
Mary Reilly Franchina, employed by the Auburn Enlarged School District for 17 years as a Teacher’s Aide.
Director of volunteers at Mercy Health and Rehabilitation Center, served on the board of directors of Cayuga Counseling Services and the Cayuga County United Way.
David A. Farrell, long time Cayuga County Treasurer and Legislator Mike Farrell’s Uncle. David was elected to his first term as Cayuga County treasurer in 1972 and was re-elected numerous times to hold the treasurer's post for more than 30 years. David was also an original member of the Cayuga County Industrial Developmental Authority.
PRESENTATION: Sharon Carlo of the Reds Group
“Opportunities and Challenges Presented by Participating in the
HEAL NY 21 Grant” – Nursing Home
PROCLAMATIONS: Bridget Kennedy Day in Cayuga County
Deputy Thomas Cordway/ Navigational Assistant Terry Lozier
Theodore Medad Pomeroy
PUBLIC BE HEARD:
If you wish to speak notify your Legislator, who will grant you privilege of the floor. You will be allowed to speak for 3 to 5 minutes. You must state your name and address.
MINUTES: For Approval: 6-26-12 and 7-5-12
For Reading: 7-24-12, attached to packet
CCC REPORT: Dr. Daniel Larson,
COMMITTEE REPORTS & INDIVIDUAL LEGISLATORS’ REPORTS:
COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT: Tom Squires
CHAIRMAN’S REPORT: Steven Cuddeback
APPOINTMENTS AND RE-APPOINTMENTS:
Cayuga County Youth Board
Sam Giacona, 9 Court Street – Auburn 9/01/12 – 8/31/15
Cayuga County Planning Board:
Robert Amerman Jr., 13473 State Rte. 90, Locke, NY 13092 1-1-12 to 12-31-12
COMMUNICATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS:
1. Received notice of a public hearing from the Town of Lysander to be held on
August 27, 2012 at 7:00pm, proposed amendment to the Zoning Law.
2. Received from State of New York Office of Real Property Tax Services listing 2012 Certified
State Equalization Rates.
CAYUGA COUNTY LEGISLATURE
REGULAR MONTHLY RESOLUTIONS:
1A. Authorizing the County Treasurer to Pay July 10-30, 2012 Audit of Claims
1B. Authorizing the County Treasurer to Pay July 31 to Aug. 13, 2012 Audit of Claims
WAYS & MEANS:
8-12-WM – 1 Authorizing, pursuant to Resolution No. 65-12, payment to the Cayuga County Soil and Water Conservation District of the third and final installment.
8-12-WM – 2 (Defeated at Committee)Authorizing the Chairperson of the Cayuga County Legislature to execute a license agreement with the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP).
8-12-WM-3 Authorizing the Repurchase of Tax-Delinquent Property Owned by Cayuga County.
8-12-WM-4 (REVISED 8-22-12)Authorizing the Office of Real Property Tax Services to renew a Maintenance Agreement with ESRI for mapping and GIS related software and authorizing the Chairman of the Cayuga County Legislature to execute Agreements.
8-12-WM-5 (Added 8/21/12) Authorizing the Repurchase of Tax-Delinquent Property Owned by Cayuga County.
HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES:
8-12-HH-1 Authorizing the Director of Health & Human Services to fill the WIC Program Coordinator position due to retirement.
8-12-HH-2 Authorizing the Chairman of the Legislature and the Director of Health & Human Services to accept WIC Award and contract with the NYS Department of Health.
8-12-HH-3 Authorizing the Director of Health and Human Services to fill a Human Services Examiner position in the Public Assistance Unit of Human Services due to resignation of incumbent.
8-12-HH-4 Authorizing the Chairman of the Legislature and the Director of Community Services to enter into a contract for Clinical Psychological Assessments and to abolish the position of Associate Psychologist (CMH)
8-12-HH-5 Authorizing the Chairman of the Legislature and the Administrator of Cayuga County Nursing Home to accept a proposal for replacement of heating, ventilation and air conditioning at the Nursing Home.
8-12-HH-6 Authorizing the Chairman of the Legislature and the Administrator of Cayuga County Nursing Home to enter into an agreement with Lynn McLean, LMSW as Social Work Consultant of Cayuga County Nursing Home.
8-12-GO-1 Authorizing the Chairman of the Legislature to sign Lease Agreements with Toshiba Business Solutions for the Replacement of Copiers for various County departments.
8-12-GO- 2 Authorizing the County Legislature to Adjust the Fixed Asset Policy.
8-12-PL-1 Authorizing the Chairman of the Cayuga County Legislature to sign the Local Plan for Program Year 2012 for the Workplace Investment Act Title I-B and Wagner Peyser Programs.
8-12-PL-2 Authorizing the signing of a Contract with the United States Geologic Survey for Operation and Maintenance of a Satellite Linked Flow Gaging Station on the Owasco Inlet.
8-12-PL-3 Authorization to Consolidate Cayuga County Agricultural Districts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 into Consolidated Agricultural District Number 5 as recommended by the Agriculture and Farmland Protection Board.
8-12-PW-1(T) (TABLED) Approving an increased Vendor Fee for Vendors wishing to use electrical power when they are not on park grounds and authorizing the County Attorney to create a new vendor agreement reflecting this change
8-12-PW-2(T) (TABLED) Authorizing the Chairperson of the Cayuga County Legislature to extend an agreement with New York State Industries for the Disabled (Rochester Rehabilitation), a preferred provider in New York State, to provide cleaning services for Cayuga County Buildings.
8-12-PW-3 Authorizing the Chairman of the Legislature and Highway Superintendent to enter into a one (1) year agreement for snow and ice removal with Towns and Villages of Cayuga County.
8-12-PW-4 (Revised 8-21-12) Authorization on to accept bid for Glen Haven Road slope stabilization; authorizing the transfer of monies from the Contingency Account to Capital “H” Project No. 11-04; and amending Capital “H” Project No. 11-04.
JUDICIAL & PUBLIC SAFETY:
8-12-JP-1 Authorizing the Chairperson of the Legislature to Sign an Agreement with all User Agencies and Municipalities Operating on the New Emergency Communications System.
8-12-JP-2 Authorization to Fill Two Vacant Emergency Services Dispatcher Positions.
8-12-JP-3 Authorizing the Sheriff of Cayuga County to Apply for Funding from the New York State
Division of Criminal Justice Services for Law Enforcement’s Continuing Efforts in
Anti-Drug, Crime Control and Prevention.
8-12-JP-4 Authorization to enter a Support Plan Agreement with Black Creek Integrated System Corporation for supportive services concerning the software and its operation that is used to support the booking record system at the Cayuga County Jail.
8-12-JP-5 Resolution of support by the Cayuga County Legislature to New York State Senator Michael Nozzolio, 54th District, allowing for an amendment in the NYS Criminal Procedure Law to include the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office Employees in the Marine Unit Peace Officer Status and to carry firearms while on duty.
JUDICIAL & PUBLIC SAFETY (Cont’d)
8-12-JP-6 Authorize the Chairman of the Cayuga County Legislature and the Sheriff of Cayuga County to extend the Agreement with Trinity Services, I, LLC, and also known as Canteen Correctional Services, to provide food services for the inmates housed at the Cayuga County Jail.
8-12-JP-8 (ADDED)8/10/12 Repealing Resolution No. 175-12 and authorizing the Sheriff of Cayuga County to Purchase a 2012 Chevrolet Tahoe to replace an existing 2005 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor that is in need of numerous mechanical repairs and had accumulated high mileage.
8-12-JP-9 Authorization to fill a vacant part-time Time Emergency Services Dispatcher Position.
8-12-JP-7 Fixing day and Notice of Public Hearing on Adopting Local Law No.____ for the Year 2012 a Local Law prohibiting the possession and sale of dangerous substances, which are mislabeled or unlabeled, whose intended purpose is to be ingested to mimic the effects of controlled substances and/or marihuana and which have no other legitimate use or purpose.
8-12-LEG-1 Resolution of the Cayuga County Legislature in support of Senate Bill S-7671 and Assembly Bill A-10758 a/k/a The Public Assistance Integrity Act.
8-12-LEG-2 Cayuga Count Legislature Request to the International Joint Commission to Reject the Proposed BV7 Plan in its Entirety.
8-12-LEG-3(T) Tabled - Resolution of the Cayuga county Legislature Opposing the Clean Water Act Draft Guidance Proposed by the environmental Protection Agency.
8-12-LEG-4 (Added 8-20-12) Resolution Opposing the Proposed 45 Percent Thruway toll Increase on Commercial Vehicles.
Pending Litigations: CSEA Matters (Bargaining/Non-Bargaining Positions)
And any other business that comes before the board.
New York State Lobbyist Law: the term Lobbyist shall mean every person or organization retained, employed or designated by any client to engage in lobbying.
IF YOU HAVE A DISABILITY AND NEED ACCOMMODATIONS, PLEASE CALL THE CLERK OF THE LEGISLATURE OFFICE AT 253-1308 AT LEAST 48 HOURS BEFORE THE SCHEDULED MEETING TO ADVISE WHAT ACCOMMODATIONS WILL BE NECESSARY.