The legislature meets tonight and has agenda items including a override, receipt of the annual financial report, inter-municipal agreements with towns and funding infrastructure repair expenses due to Hurricane Irene.
The legislature will vote on an override of County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef’s veto of a resolution that would cap the county’s tax on a gallon of gas at the $2 price point. The measure would establish the local tax rate at the state’s capped level of taxation. The was introduced by Ed Day (R-New City/Pomona) in April.
Legislators will receive the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report-Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 2010 and management letter from Bennett Kielson Storch DeSantis-Government Services Division Of O’Connor Davies Munns & Dobbins LLP.
They will vote on approving an inter-municipal agreement for $800,000 between the county and Town Of Ramapo for reimbursement of the removal of excess soil and restoration of soil sites. A vote will be taken on approving an inter-municipal agreement between Rockland and the Town of Clarkstown for more than $307,374 for park-and-ride lot maintenance and upkeep for January 1 through December 31, 2011.
Several resolutions deal with damages incurred by One is to amend the 2011 Capital Budget by $5,500,000 for the creation of a capital project for “For Emergency Engineering And Construction Services- Hurricane Irene” for the county highway department.
A bond resolution for $5 million would provide financing for the “Reconstruction/Replacement Of Bridges And Culverts As A Result Of Hurricane Irene.” A second bond resolution for $3 million would provide funding for “Roadway Reconstruction And Replacement As A Result Of Hurricane Irene.” Another measure would authorize the advance of $850,00 in general fund monies for “Emergency Engineering Services-Hurricane Irene Capital Project.”
The legislature will vote on accepting a Federal Basic Center Program Grant Financial Assistance Award for Project Turning Point, the county’s runaway and homeless youth program. The $100,00 from the U.S. Department Of Health & Human Services will cover from September 30, 2011 through September 29, 2012. The legislators will also vote on a $162,000 contract between the county’s Youth Bureau and The Children’s Village for crisis intervention and respite services for the Turning Point program for the same time period.
Confirmation votes will be made on the following reappointments and appointments.
- Reappointment of Susan Sherwood as the County Commissioner Of Social Services
- Appointment of Dan Keeley of Suffern to the Rockland County Youth Bureau Board Of Directors
- Appointment of Andreas England of Valley Cottage to the Rockland County Youth Bureau Board Of Directors
- Appointment of Alice Gerard of Orangetown to the Rockland County Historic Preservation Board
The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the county office building.