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Resolution No

    Cortland County Legislature

    Regular Meeting

    Agenda

    Thursday, March 25, 2010

    6:00 p.m.

I. Salute to the Flag

    II. Roll Call

    III. Approval of Minutes

    ; Minutes of February 25, 2010

    IV. Privilege of the floor

    V. Proclamations & Recognitions

    ; Recognizing the 2009 Marathon Girls Field Hockey Team

    ; Recognizing the 2009 McGraw Girls Soccer Team

    ; Designating the week of April 18 RSVP Volunteer Week in Cortland County

    VI. Presentation of Petitions, Communications, and Notices

    ; Federal Engineering Interoperable Communications Project

    VII. Receive and File

    ; 2009 Sheriff’s Department Annual Report

    VIII. Reports of Standing, Special and AdHoc Committees IX. Articles Postponed to Day Certain

    X. Unfinished Business

    XI. New Business

    ON MOTION OF MR. WILLIAMS AGENDA ITEM NO. 1

    Re-Appoint Members

    Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board

    WHEREAS, the terms of Gerald Craig, Peter Knapp and Danny Ross have expired on the

    Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT

    RESOLVED, that Gerald Craig and Peter Knapp be reappointed to the Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board for another four year term ending 12/31/13, AND BE IT FURTHER

    RESOLVED, that Danny Ross, be re-appointed for a two year term ending 12/31/11.

ON MOTION OF MR. WILLIAMS AGENDA ITEM NO. 2

    Appoint Members

    Central New York Regional Planning and Development Board

    WHEREAS, Legislative Chairman, Jack Williams and Chairman of Agriculture Committee Danny Ross become ex-officio members of the CNY Regional Planning and Development Board with terms to expire 12/31/11, AND

    WHEREAS, the terms of Walter Tennant, Jim Murphy Donal Spaulding and Dan Dineen have expired on the Central New York Regional Planning and Development Board, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT

    RESOLVED, that the following be re-appointed in conformance with the Regional Planning and Development Board By-Laws:

    Walter Tennant At Large Member Term expires 12/31/10

    Dan Dineen Planning Representative Term expires 12/31/10

    Jim Murphy At Large Member Term expires 12/31/10

    Donal Spaulding Legislature Representative Term expires 12/31/10

AND BE IT FURTHER,

     RESOLVED, that Don Chambers replace Garry VanGorder on said board until 12/31/10.

ON MOTION OF MR. WILLIAMS AGENDA ITEM NO. 3

    Re-Appoint Members

    Empire Zone Administrative Board

    WHEREAS, the appointment terms of the Empire Zone Administrative have expired, NOW THEREFORE BE IT

    RESOLVED, that the following individuals be and hereby are re- appointed to the Empire Zone Administrative Board for a two year term to expire 12/31/11 or until replaced by Resolution of the Cortland County Legislature

    Danny Ross (Chairman Representative)

    60 Central Avenue

    Cortland, New York 13045

    Thomas O'Donnell (Business)

    Harrington Bros.

    14 Central Avenue

    Cortland, New York 13045

    Paula Currie (Community Organization)

    Walden Place

    Bennie Road

    Cortland, New York 13045

    John O. Reagan (Financial)

    CPA

    16 Church Street

    Cortland, New York 13045

    Mark Prus (Labor)

    3 Stanford Drive

    Homer, New York 13077

    Ann Homer (Zone)

    PO Box 106

    Cortland, New York 13045

    Thomas Brown (Education)

    6 Hamlin Street

    Cortland, New York 13045

    ON MOTION OF MR. WILLIAMS AGENDA ITEM NO. 4

    Appoint Member

    Industrial Development Agency Board of Directors

     WHEREAS, pursuant to General Municipal Law 856, the Cortland County Legislature, on recommendation of the Chairman of the Cortland County Legislature, is required to appoint the members of the Industrial Development Agency Board of Directors, AND

     WHEREAS, there is one vacancy remaining on said Board, NOW, THEREFORE BE IT

     RESOLVED, that the following individual be appointed to the Industrial Development Agency Board of Directors effective immediately for a two year term or until such time that the

    Cortland County Legislature make new appointments by Resolution at the end of the two years:

    Johanna Ames

    972 Beechwood Lane

    Cortland, New York 13045

AND BE IT FURTHER

     RESOLVED, that the Clerk of the Legislature be and hereby is directed to send a certified copy of this resolution to the Secretary of State pursuant to Section 856.2 of General Municipal Law and an additional certified copy to the County Clerk.

    ON MOTION OF MR. WILLIAMS AGENDA ITEM NO. 5

    Re-Appoint Member

    Open Space Commission-NYSDEC

    WHEREAS, the appointment of Danny Ross to the Open Space Committee of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Region 7 has expired, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT

    RESOLVED, that Danny Ross be re-appointed to the Open Space Committee of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Region 7, to a term expiring December 31, 2011.

ON MOTION OF MR. WILLIAMS AGENDA ITEM NO. 6

    Appoint Members

    Region 7 Fish and Wildlife Management Board

    WHEREAS, the terms of the representatives of the Sportsmen’s Club of the Region 7 Fish

    and Wildlife Management Board have expired, AND

    WHEREAS, the County is requested to also appoint a Legislative and a Landowner

    Representative to said Board, NOW, THEREFORE BE IT

    RESOLVED, that Ronald Anderson, 1267 Route 392, Cortland, New York, 13045 be and hereby is re-appointed to the Region 7 Fish & Wildlife Management Board as the Sportsman Representative for a term ending December 31, 2011, AND BE IT, FURTHER

    RESOLVED, Donald Jones, 6 Academy Street, McGraw, NY, 13101 be and hereby is re-appointed to the Region 7 Fish & Wildlife Management Board as the Alternate Sportsman Representative for a term ending December 31, 2011, AND BE IT, FURTHER

    RESOLVED, that Brian Parker be appointed as the Legislative Representative on said Board for a term ending December 31,2011, AND BE IT FURTHER

    RESOLVED, that Alvin Doty, 218 Doty Road, Marathon, New York 13803 be appointed as the Landowner Representative on said Board for a term ending December 31, 2010 that becomes a two year appointment thereafter, AND BE IT FURTHER

    RESOLVED, that the Clerk of the Cortland County Legislature submit a certified copy of this resolution to the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation located in Cortland, New York.

ON MOTION OF MR. WILLIAMS AGENDA ITEM NO. 7

    Appoint Member

    CNY Regional Market Authority

    WHEREAS, Section 827 of the Public Authority Law of the State of New York provides that each County Legislature of the Central New York Regional Market District shall name directors to the Central New York Regional Market Authority, AND

     WHEREAS, the term of appointment of Danny Ross has expired, NOW THEREFORE BE IT

     RESOLVED, that Danny Ross be reappointed to represent Cortland County on said Board, effective immediately for a term to expire December 31, 2011

ON MOTION OF MR. WILLIAMS AGENDA ITEM NO. 8

    Appoint Members

    Soil and Water Conservation Board

     WHEREAS, Resolution 42-09 appointed Eugene Wright, Grange Representative for a term to expire December 31, 2010, AND

     WHEREAS, the term of Traci Evanick, Farm Bureau Representative expires on December 31, 2009, AND

     WHEREAS, the terms of Legislative Members have expired on December 31, 2009, NOW, THEREFORE BE IT

     RESOLVED, that Eugene Wright's term will expire on December 31, 2011 as provided by NYS Soil and Water Conservation District Law, AND BE IT FURTHER

     RESOLVED, that Traci Evanick, Farm Bureau Representative be re-appointed for a three year term to expire on December 31, 2012, AND BE IT FURTHER

     RESOLVED, that Legislators John Steger and Ray Parker be appointed for their tenure in office to expire on December 31, 2011

ON MOTION OF MR. WILLIAMS AGENDA ITEM NO. 9

    Appoint Members

    Southern Tier East Regional Planning Development Board

    (STERPDB)

    WHEREAS, the terms of membership of the Cortland County representatives to the STERPDB have expired, AND

    WHEREAS, Cortland County is entitled to three representatives, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT

    RESOLVED, that the following individuals be appointed to STERPDB for a two year term

    ending December 31, 2011:

    Dan Dineen, Director of Planning,

    Danny Ross, Cortland County Legislator

    Susan Feizli, Mayor, City of Cortland

    ON MOTION OF MR. WILLIAMS AGENDA ITEM NO. 10

    Appoint Cortland County Liaison

    TC-3 Board of Trustees

     WHEREAS, John Troy was appointed as Liaison to the TC3 Board of Trustees by Resolution 87-08, AND

    WHEREAS, Mr. Troy wishes to continue in that role, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT

     RESOLVED, that John Troy be and hereby appointed as Cortland County’s Liaison to the TC3 Board of Trustees for a term to expire December 31, 2011.

ON MOTION OF MR. WILLIAMS AGENDA ITEM NO. 11

    Appoint Members

    Cortland County

    Emergency Medical Services Advisory Board

    WHEREAS, Resolution 196-04 created the Cortland County Emergency Medical Services Board with appointments to said Board to be completed by the Chairman of the Cortland County Legislature in accordance with their By-Laws, AND

    WHEREAS, Article IV of the By Laws establishes the terms and conditions of said appointments, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT

    RESOLVED, that the following persons be and hereby appointed to the Cortland County Emergency Medical Services Advisory Board for a two year term to expire on December 31, 2011

    Donna Catlin Cincinnatus Emergency Squad

    Clayton Bronson Dryden Ambulance

    S. Lee Price Cortland Fire Department

    Doug VanEtten Cortlandville Fire Department

    Jackie VanDee Cuyler Fire Department

    Jason Benza Cortland State Emergency Squad

    Shirley Smith Harford Fire Department

    Michael Keegan Homer Fire Department

    John Tillotson Marathon Fire Department

    Mike Clark MAVAC

    Edward Greenman McGraw Fire Department

    Leon Whalen Preble Fire Department

    Kathryn Kaltenbach Truxton Fire Department

    Jeremy Stiles Virgil Fire Department

    Arthur Nash Smith Ambulance

    Richard Deiss Willet Rescue

    David Butler TLC EMS Inc.

    Richard Roberts Cincinnatus fire Department

    Jerome Morrison Cortland Regional Medical Center

    Robert Duell Cortland County Fire/EMS Coordinator

ON MOTION OF MR. WILLIAMS AGENDA ITEM NO. 12

    Appoint Members

    Community Services Board

    Mental Health

    WHEREAS, the By-Laws of the Cortland County Community Services Board, Article 3, Section 1 states that the membership of the organization shall consist of fifteen (15) members appointed by the Cortland County Legislature, AND

    WHEREAS, the term of each member of the Board shall be four (4) years except for vacancies for unexpired terms, AND

    WHEREAS, the terms of appointment have expired for the following members of the Community Services Board: Mary Ewing, Mary Gilbert, Sally Kamerling, Sharon Stevens, and Marc Settinara, MD, AND

    WHEREAS, there one vacancy due to resignation of Mary Clair Pennello whose terms is to expire 12/31/11, AND

    WHEREAS, the terms of the Legislative Representatives on said Board have also expired, NOW, THEREFORE BE IT

    RESOLVED, that the following appointments be made:

NAME/ADDRESS TERM

    Kathie Wilcox 1/1/10 12/31/13

    62 Church Street

    Cortland, New York

Donald Noble 1/1/10 12/31/13

    4313 Cosmo Hill Road

    Cortland, New York

Barbara Ryan 1/1/10 12/31/13

    92 Elm Street

    Cortland, New York

Kim Reakes 1/1/10 12/31/13

    3767 Prospect Street

    Truxton, New York

Lisa Cutia 1/1/10 12/31/13

    Director of Probation

Christopher Moheimani, MD 1/1/10 12/31/11

    Brake Hill Road

    Homer, NY 13077

Anthony Pace 1/1/10 12/31/11

    95 East Court Street

    Cortland, New York

Jennifer Gofkowski, 1/1/10 12/31/11

    942 Alfred Lane

    Homer, New York

ON MOTION OF MR. WILLIAMS AGENDA ITEM NO. 13

    A Resolution Requesting the New York State Legislature Enact

    Legislation Permitting Cortland County to

    Increase the Existing Surcharge on Telephone Access Lines

     WHEREAS, Local Law No. 5 of 1990 imposes a surcharge on “Telephone Access Lines to Raise Revenues for the System Costs Associated with the Creation and Operation of an Enhanced 911 Emergency Telephone System in Cortland County,” AND

     WHEREAS, said surcharge was established at $.35 per month on each telephone exchange access line in the County, AND

     WHEREAS, the Cortland County Legislature approved Resolution No. 330-09, indicating the desire to increase this surcharge from $.35 to $1.00, AND

     WHEREAS, the New York State Legislature has introduced legislation authorizing Tompkins County to increase said relative surcharge, AND

     WHEREAS, it is necessary for Cortland County to adopt this resolution in the 2010 calendar year in order for the bill to be heard on the floor of the state legislature, NOW, THEREFORE BE IT

     RESOLVED, that the Cortland County Legislature hereby requests the New York State legislature to introduce legislation authorizing Cortland County to increase its access line surcharge from $.35 to $1.00, and that the Clerk of the Legislature shall send copies of this resolution to Governor Paterson, Senator James Seward, Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton, and Assemblymen Gary Finch and Brian Kolb.

ON MOTION OF MR. WILLCOX AGENDA ITEM NO. 14

    Authorize Agreement

    (Buildings And Grounds)

    Feher Rubbish Removal Inc.

     WHEREAS, the Buildings and Grounds Committee is desirous of maintaining trash collection services for Cortland County, AND,

     WHEREAS, Feher Rubbish Removal Inc. P.O. Box 11009, Syracuse, N.Y. 13218, has submitted the lowest responsible bid, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT,

     RESOLVED, that this Legislature hereby authorizes the Chairman of this Legislature to authorize Feher Rubbish Removal Inc. to supply trash service for Cortland County in correspondence with the Bid Specification on file with the Clerk of the Cortland County Legislature, upon approval of the County Attorney, AND, BE IT, FURTHER,

     RESOLVED, that the following amounts be charged to A16205.54970, Garbage Collection,

Cortland County Office Building - $ 563.70/ mo.

37 Church St. $ 70.00/ mo.

49 Grant St. $ 70.00/ mo.

Court House/PSB/Jail $ 376.70/ mo.

Highway $ 97.50/ mo.

Dwyer Memorial Park (5 months) $ 150.00/ mo

TOTAL $ 1327.90/ mo.

Annual Total $ 14,884.80

ON MOTION OF MR. PARK AGENDA ITEM NO. 15

    Authorize Agreement - Autopsy Services

    Lourdes Hospital

     WHEREAS, at times, the Cortland County Coroners require that autopsies be performed on deceased individuals, AND

     WHEREAS, the County of Cortland is desirous of obtaining autopsy and forensic laboratory services and related professional services from Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital, Inc., 169 Riverside Drive, Binghamton, New York 13905, AND

     WHEREAS, Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital, Inc. has the necessary expertise and facilities to perform these services and is willing to provide said services, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT

     RESOLVED, that the Chairman of this Legislature be and hereby is authorized to enter into an agreement, upon approval of the County Attorney, with Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital, Inc. for autopsy and forensic laboratory services as follows:

     Professional Fee: $800.00

     Morgue Fee: $400.00

     Special Fees:

     Alcohol Level: $102.80

     Drugs of Abuse Screen: $275.75

     Radiographs:

     Skull AP/Lat $121.55

     Skull AP $ 84.15

     Chest AP/Lat $ 67.85

     Cervical Spine $ 81.45

     Pelvis $ 70.80

     Abdomen Supine $ 88.00

    And be it further

     RESOLVED, that the term of this agreement shall be for the period January 1, 2010 to

    December 31, 2011 from Account No. A11855.54500.

ON MOTION OF MR. PARK AGENDA ITEM NO. 16

    Amend Budget

    D.A.R.E. Program

    Sheriff's Department

     WHEREAS, in December of 1992, the Cortland Sheriff's Department started a D.A.R.E. Program to educate the youth of Cortland County regarding the benefits of resisting drugs and

    violence, and

     WHEREAS, all funding was raised by donations and fund-raising events, and

     WHEREAS, accounting for such program was done internally, but will now be done through the County MUNIS System, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT

     RESOLVED, the 2010 County Budget be amended as follows:

     Increase:

     Revenue:

     A311042 42705 3115 DARE Donations $7,032.97

     Expense:

     A31105 54800 3115 DARE Program Expense $7,032.97

ON MOTION OF MR. PARK AGENDA ITEM NO. 17

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