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What the St. Lawrence County Board of Legislator did


What the St. Lawrence County Board of Legislators Did

May 7, 2012. All legislators present.

Supported the “Return the Favor” initiative sponsored by the county clerk and Veterans Services offices.

Authorized a request by the Canton Chamber of Commerce for use of parking lots at the county complex.

Rescinded a resolution and authorized the chairwoman to sign a contract to provide multifunction device lease and management program.

Authorized the chairwoman to sign and accept a Hava-Shoebox grant for the Board of Elections and modified the 2012 Board of Elections budget.

Tabled a contract for assigned counsel representation with the county Bar Association along with abolishing and creating a position.

Supported a state Senate ATV increased weight bill.

Supported an early notice of potential funding reductions to outside agencies and groups that normally receive county funds.

Supported the adoption of a local law written by the Board of Health prohibiting tobacco use on county property.

Approved rates for related services for the preschool special education program.

Authorized the chairwoman to sign contracts for services for the early intervention program in the Public Health Department.

Proclaimed May as Global Youth Traffic Safety Month and supported the statewide campaign titled Speak Early Speak Often About Teen Driving Safety.

Authorized the Community Services Employee Assistance Program contract renewal with Seaway Development Corp.

Authorized the chairwoman to sign a memorandum of agreement with Western New York Independent Living for consumer-directed personal assistance program.

Proclaimed May as Older Americans Month and the 2012 theme of “Never Too Old to Play.”

Designated county staff as records access officers and the public notice of the Public Access to Records policy.

Authorized the chairwoman to sign a contract with Sunnking as the regional e-waste recycling vendor.

Authorized the chairwoman to sign roadside mowing contracts.

Modified the 2012 Information Technology Department budget for computer acquisitions.

Adopted a mortgage tax report.

Authorized the creation of the director of preventive services in the Public Health Department.

Authorized the Sheriff’s Office to reallocate positions within the management schedule for jail administration.

Appointed Joseph M. Gilbert as emergency services director at an annual salary of $60,000, effective May 8.

Appointed to the Fair Housing Task Force Sheryl Evans, Chase Mills; Susan Griskonis, Canton; Daisy Cox, Colton; Janice English, Lisbon, and James O’Neill, DeKalb Junction.

Appointed Randy L. Durham, Gouverneur, to the North Country HOME Consortium.

Appointed Kelli Kay Curran, Massena, to the Workforce Investment Board.

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