Members of the Planning & Public Works Committee are
scheduled to discuss the status of the county’s Transport of Rockland (TOR) and
Tappan Zee Express (TZx) services.
The Budget & Finance Committee will vote on expanding the Monsey Drive-In commuter lot on Route 59 by 70 spaces. The lot’s current capacity is 290 vehicles and the expansion would bring it to 360 parking spaces. The added rental cost for the increased number of parking spaces would be paid for with New York State Department of Transportation funds.
Committee members will vote on authorizing $45 million in Revenue Anticipation Notes to cover the expected receipt of revenue and $55 million in Tax Anticipation Notes to cover expected tax collection payments. Legislators will review the Rockland County Mandate and Taxation Information Act and Rockland County Taxation Transparency Act both passed in 2012.
Legislator Harriet Cornell will propose a resolution regarding human trafficking to the legislature's Public Safety Committee. If passed, the resolution would call upon the state legislature to consider and act on recommendations made by the New York Bar Association's Special Committee on Human Trafficking.
The Economic Development Committee’s presentation on Wednesday from the Rockland Economic Development Council’s President & CEO Michael DiTullo comes on the heels of Novartis’ announcement that it will be closing its Suffern plant within two to three years.
The Tuesday committee meetings are scheduled to begin at 5:15 p.m. with Public Safety, followed by Multi Services at 6 p.m., Planning & Public Works at 7 p.m. and Budget & Finance at 7:45 p.m. The Economic Development Committee will meet at 6 p.m. tomorrow.