News, Politics, and Culture from 14895

Last glimpse of spring, by Mel Hunt

Allegany County Legislature in action today, read agenda and resolutions to be voted on

Share:

Full board of legislators meets at 2pm, view livestream of meeting

By Andrew Harris

A meeting of the Allegany county legislature is scheduled in the legislative chambers in Belmont NY. The meeting will provide the priviledge of the floor to county Crime Victim Services coordinator Shannon Ozzella to speak about Elder Abuse Awareness Month. County Chairman W. Brooke Harris will issue an official proclaimation recognizing that abuse of our senior citizens is a real concern for Allegany County.

The board will run through a series of resolutions which will approve various contracts, financial transactions, and appointments. One resolution of interest is the final item on the list below, a new agreement with Medical Transport Service Inc, for advanced life support services. The agreement provided in the link below, will create a three month agreement between the county and “MTS,” not to exceed $210,000, and with an option to renew the agreement.

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG – Chairman W. Brooke Harris

INVOCATION – Legislator Dwight R. Fanton

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

  1. Committee of the Whole Meeting Minutes of May 24, 2023 – motion to approve
  2. Board Meeting Minutes of May 24, 2023 – motion to approve

PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR:

  1. Crime Victims Coordinator Shannon Ozzella and Adult Services Supervisor Lynnae Loring – Elder Abuse Awareness Month

ON THE DESKS:

  1. Report of IntraFund Transfers and Tax Bill Corrections Approved by the County Administrator in May

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS, COMMUNICATIONS, REPORTS, ETC.

  1. Notice of next Inter-County Association of Western New York meeting to be hosted by Allegany County at the David A Howe Public Library in Wellsville on June 16, 2023.
  2. Public Notice issued by the Buffalo District US Army Corps of Engineers that the Alle-Catt Wind Energy, LLC, is proposing to construct a Wind Energy Facility in the Towns of Centerville and Rushford in Allegany County; the Towns of Farmersville, Freedom, and Yorkshire, in Cattaraugus County; and the Towns of Arcade and Eagle in Wyoming County.
  3. Notice that the Allegany County Office for the Aging Senior Picnic will be at the County Fairgrounds in Angelica on Tuesday, August 8, 2023, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

APPOINTMENTS:

  1. Chairman Harris’ appointments, in a joint measure with Cattaraugus County Chairman Howard VanRensselaer, to the Cattaraugus-Allegany Workforce Development Board

PROCLAMATIONS:

  1. Chairman Harris’ proclamation declaring June 2023 as Elder Abuse Awareness Month and June 15 at Elder Abuse Awareness Day in Allegany County

RESOLUTIONS:

  1. Resolution Intro. Nos. 219-23 through 234-23 (Please note that Resolution Intro. Nos. 233-23 and 234-33 were not pre-filed and will require a 2/3 vote to consider from the floor.)

INTRO. NO.  TITLE                                                                                                     PAGE NO.

219 – 23RESOLUTION SETTING DATE FOR A SECOND PUBLIC HEARING TO DISCUSS THE OUTCOME OF THE NEW YORK STATE COMMUNITY RENEWAL COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) PROGRAM, HOUSING ACTIVITIES PROGRAM, MANUFACTURED HOME REPLACEMENT PROGRAM, CDBG CONTRACT #20MH315-21 DELIVERED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE CATTARAUGUS COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY……………………………………………..            ……. 1  
220 – 23CREATION OF EIGHT FULL-TIME LABORER POSITIONS WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS…………………………  ……. 3  
221 – 23REAPPOINTMENT OF TWO MEMBERS TO THE ALLEGANY COUNTY YOUTH BOARD…………………………………………………………………  ……. 5  
222 – 23REAPPOINTMENT OF ONE MEMBER TO REGION NINE FISH AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT BOARD…………………………..………………  ……. 7  
223 – 23APPROVAL OF BUDGET TRANSFER WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH A 4189 BIO TERRORISM PREPAREDNESS ACCOUNT TO COVER THE COST OF EQUIPMENT ORIGINALLY BUDGETED AS SUPPLIES AND FEES………………………………………………………….      ……. 9  
224 – 23ACCEPTANCE OF NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES GRANT (STATIONARY C029314) FUNDS FOR THE CHILD ADVOCACY CENTER FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES…………………………………………………………….      ……. 11  
225 – 23APPROVAL OF RENEWAL OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE COUNTY OF ALLEGANY AND THE NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH FOR THE DRINKING WATER ENHANCEMENT (DWE) GRANT, PERIOD #4 FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH; AUTHORIZING THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD TO EXECUTE SAID AGREEMENT……………………………………………….          ……. 13  
226 – 23APPROVAL OF RENEWAL OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE COUNTY OF ALLEGANY AND THE NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH FOR THE IMMUNIZATION ACTION PLAN (IAP) GRANT, PERIOD #1 FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH; AUTHORIZING THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD TO EXECUTE SAID AGREEMENT……………………………………………………………………          ……. 15  
227 – 23APPROVAL OF AGREEMENTS BETWEEN THE COUNTY OF ALLEGANY AND MULTIPLE AGENCIES FOR FOSTER CARE SERVICES FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES; AUTHORIZING THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD TO EXECUTE SAID AGREEMENTS………………………………………………………………….        ……. 17  
228 – 23APPROVAL OF TRANSPORTATION OF PRESCHOOL CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES AGREEMENTS BETWEEN THE COUNTY OF ALLEGANY AND SIXTEEN CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH; AUTHORIZING THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD TO EXECUTE SAID AGREEMENTS……………………………….        ……. 19  
229 – 23APPROVAL OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE COUNTY OF ALLEGANY AND JESSICA A. ROZANSKI AS A SERVICE PROVIDER FOR THE PRESCHOOL PROGRAM FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH; AUTHORIZING THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD TO EXECUTE SAID AGREEMENT……………………………………………….        ……. 21  
230 – 23APPROVAL OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE COUNTY OF ALLEGANY AND BUFFALO BUSINESS FIRST, A PUBLICATION OF AMERICAN CITY BUSINESS JOURNALS, INC., FOR THE OFFICE OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; AUTHORIZING THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD TO EXECUTE SAID AGREEMENT…………………………..        ……. 23  
231 – 23APPROVAL OF RENEWAL OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN COUNTY OF ALLEGANY AND ALLEGANY COUNTY FEDERATION OF SNOWMOBILERS, INC; APPROVAL OF GRANT APPLICATION TO THE NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION FOR THE 2023-2024 NEW YORK STATE SNOWMOBILE TRAIL GRANT-IN- AID PROGRAM; AUTHORIZING THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD TO EXECUTE SAID AGREEMENT…            …….  25  
232 – 23AUTHORIZING THE ALLEGANY COUNTY ATTORNEY TO EMPLOY OUTSIDE COUNSEL; APPROVAL OF AGREEMENT WITH PHILLIPS LYTLE, LLP FOR THE REVIEW OF TAX SEARCHES REQUIRED FOR ENFORCEMENT OF DELINQUENT TAXES AND PROVISION OF LEGAL SERVICES FOR IN-REM TAX FORECLOSURE PROCEEDINGS; AUTHORIZING THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD TO EXECUTE SAID AGREEMENT………………………………………………..            …….  28  
233 – 23APPROVAL OF GRANT APPLICATION FOR THE 2023 SOCIAL CONNECTION GRANT THROUGH MEALS ON WHEELS OF AMERICA FOR THE OFFICE FOR THE AGING ………………………………………..    …….  30  
234 – 23APPROVAL OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE COUNTY OF ALLEGANY AND MEDICAL TRANSPORT SERVICE, INC., FOR 911 EMERGENCY ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT (ALS) SERVICES; AUTHORIZING THE CHAIRMAN TO EXECUTE SAID AGREEMENT; APPROPRIATION OF FUNDING FROM THE GENERAL FUND FOR MEDICAL TRANSPORT SERVICE, INC……………………………………..          …….  32  
Previous Article

Whitesville Central School Superintendent issues statement after community meeting

Next Article

NY DEMS: Has NY GOP Chairman Ed Cox no shame?

You may also like