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What the St. Lawrence County Board of Legislators Did

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July 9, 2012. All legislators present.

Adopted the 2010 analysis of impediments to fair housing.

Authorized applying for Community Development Block grants.

Supported the application of North Country Housing Council for rural revitalization project funds.

Authorized a contract for natural gas pricing for county buildings.

Modified the sheriff’s office budget to accept an Operation Stonegarden program grant from the state Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services.

Modified the sheriff’s office budget to purchase equipment.

Modified the sheriff’s office budget to pay for law enforcement related expenses.

Modified the sheriff’s office budget to pay for phone costs for investigative purposes.

Authorized a contract with SUNY Canton for four work-study positions at no cost to the county.

Authorized a contract for the purchase of electricity supply for county buildings.

Modified the Community Services budget for a one-time state aid funding from OASAS for North Country Freedom Homes.

Established the Workforce Investment Act budget for the county Department of Social Services.

Authorized filling a caseworker position in the Department of Social Services.

Authorized the reinstatement of a full-time dispatcher position and abolished and created part-time temporary dispatchers in the Department of Emergency Services.

Retained Venesky & Company to prepare the indirect cost allocation report for the county for fiscal years 2012, 2013 and 2014.

Retained Whittemore, Dowen & Ricciardelli to prepare the annual single audit for the county for fiscal year 2012.

Authorized the filling of three laborer positions in the Department of Highways.

Authorized filling the welfare fraud investigator position in the district attorney’s office.

Urged the governor to appoint a full board of directors to the North Country Power Authority.

Authorized filling vacant positions and abolished and created positions in the Department of Social Services.

Rejected authorizing soliciting proposals for the divestiture of assets of the Solid Waste Department.

Authorized a contract with Travel Unlimited, Canton, to coordinate the development of recreational trails in the county.

Appointed Kevin M. Wells to the county Traffic Safety Board.

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