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What the St. Lawrence County Board of Legislators did

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What the St. Lawrence County Board of Legislators Did

June 4, 2012. Legislator Jim A. Bunstone, D-Potsdam, was absent.

Proclaimed June as Dairy Month.

Authorized the filling of Youth Conservation Corps crew supervisor positions in the Youth Bureau.

Authorized the chair to sign an amendment to the standard ancillary services agreement 2.0 with New York State Catholic Health Plan.

Authorized the chair to sign a contract for preschool special education transportation services with VMC Group.

Authorized the chair to sign a contract for the Susan G. Komen grant.

Set a public hearing for 7:30 p.m. Aug. 2 in Room 226 of the county Courthouse on proposed additions to Agricultural Districts 1 and 2.

Approved bad debt write-off for the Probation Department.

Modified the 2012 Sheriff’s Office budget to pay for interoperable communications equipment.

Accepted a 2011 Byrne Justice Assistance Grant from the state Division of Criminal Justice Services and modified the 2012 Sheriff’s Office budget for a FIT Test System.

Accepted a 2011 law enforcement terrorism prevention program grant from the state Office of Homeland Security and modified the 2012 Sheriff’s Office budget.

Authorized the chair to sign contracts accepting a grant from the state Office of Homeland Security and modified the 2012 Office of Emergency Services budget.

Approved standard federal aid highway and Marchiselli aid project supplemental agreement #1 for the construction/inspection and construction support phases of County Route 47 over Trout Brook.

Authorized the chair to sign contracts with Government Capital Corporation for the lease/purchase of Spilman Technologies software for the Sheriff’s Office and Office of Emergency Services.

Authorized the use of grant funds for the acquisition of enhanced oblique aerial imagery.

Authorized the chair to sign and accept crimes against revenue program grant funding from the New York State Department of Criminal Justice Services and modified the 2012 budget for the District Attorney’s Office.

Authorized the chair to sign an agreement to amend the agreement with the Workforce Investment Board to replace CITEC with the Industrial Development Agency Local Development Corporation.

Authorized the filling of a part-time election clerk position in the Board of Elections.

Authorized the county to solicit interest concerning the provision of trail coordination activities.

Modified the 2012 Probation Department to establish appropriation and revenue accounts for a 2010-2011 Local Government Efficiency grant from the New York State Department of State.

Authorized the chair to sign a contract with the state Office of Indigent Legal Services for the provision of indigent legal services funds and extending the contract until March 31, 2013.

Authorized the chair to sign a contract with Rose Hill for overpayment of state aid funding.

Supported the proposal by Clifton-Fine Hospital to convert from a public benefit corporation to a non-profit organization.

Concurred in the request by the chair for the enactment of Assembly bill No. A8425a and a same as is bill in the Senate to amend the tax law in relation to authorizing the county to impose an additional 1 percent of sales tax.

Appointed Heather Wenzel, Potsdam, to the Local Early Intervention Coordinating Council.

Appointed Frederick J. Hanss, Potsdam, and Lucas Manning, Russell, to the Fair Housing Task Force.

Reappointed R. Joseph Weekes Jr., Gouverneur, to the county Industrial Development Agency.

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