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Agenda Public Safety Committee Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 4:00pm, Room 331 Gerace Office Building, Mayville, NY

A. Call to Order B. Approval of Minutes (01/16/13) C. Privilege of the Floor 1. Resolution- Confirm Appointments – Chautauqua County Fire Advisory Board 2. Resolution- Confirm Appointments – Emergency Medical Services Council 3. Resolution-2011 Hurricane Irene & Tropical Storm Lee Disaster Relief Funding 4. Resolution- State Homeland Security Program Appropriations to 2013 budget 5. Resolution- Authorize Agreement with Town of Ripley for Enhanced Police Services 6. Motion- Calling for the Governor and State Legislature to Compensate Counties for State-Mandated Salaries for District Attorneys 7. Motion-Calling for the Repeal of the New York State SAFE Act of 2013 8. Discussion-Sheriff-Radio Update-New Hires 9. Other

CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY RESOLUTION NO. _____________ TITLE: Confirm Appointments – Chautauqua County Fire Advisory Board BY: Public Safety Committee:

AT THE REQUEST OF: County Executive Gregory J. Edwards:

WHEREAS, County Executive, Gregory J. Edwards, has submitted the following appointments to the Chautauqua County Legislature for action; now therefore be it RESOLVED, That the Chautauqua County Legislature hereby confirms the following appointments to the Chautauqua County Fire Advisory Board.

Gloria J. Burke 7337 Bowen Rd. Stockton, N.Y. 14784 Term Expires: 1/31/14

Ex-Officio-Secretary

Neil McNeight 4 Woodcrest Dr. Fredonia, N.Y. 14063 Term Expires: 1/31/14

Ex-Officio – Historical Representative

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY RESOLUTION NO. ____________ TITLE: Confirm Appointments – Emergency Medical Services Council BY: Public Safety Committee:

AT THE REQUEST OF: County Executive Gregory J. Edwards:

WHEREAS, Gregory J. Edwards, County Executive, has submitted the following appointments for action by the Chautauqua County Legislature, therefore be it RESOLVED, That the Chautauqua County Legislature does hereby confirm the following appointments to the Chautauqua County Emergency Medical Services Council.

Todd Isaacson 73 Lakin Ave. Jamestown, N.Y. 14701 Term Expires: 12/31/15 Joyce A. Mathews 41 East Evans St. Mayville, N.Y. 14757 Term Expires: 12/31/14

Position last held by Theodore Toy

Position last held by Jennifer Guttman

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY RESOLUTION NO._____________ TITLE: BY: 2011 Hurricane Irene & Tropical Storm Lee Disaster Relief Funding Public Safety and Audit & Control Committees:

JJL 1/22/13 SMA 2/6/13 KLC 2/6/13 SM 2/6/13 GJE 2/7/13

AT THE REQUEST OF: County Executive Gregory J. Edwards: WHEREAS, disaster relief was provided to Schoharie County by Chautauqua County during the 2011 flooding from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee; and WHEREAS, the Office of Emergency Services submitted a Request for Reimbursement on behalf of all responders from the County, and WHEREAS, Disaster Declaration by FEMA, 4020.DR.NY, has paid Schoharie County for storm related expenses of which Chautauqua County has been reimbursed for expenses incurred in the amount of $34,443.68; and WHEREAS, the Office of Emergency Services would like to utilize their portion of the funds to establish a Capital Account for the replacement of the vehicle for Fire Police; therefore be it RESOLVED, That the Director of Finance is hereby directed to establish a Capital Account for Fire Police Vehicle Replacement and to make the following changes to the 2013 Budget: INCREASE APPROPRIATION ACCOUNT: A.3010.----.4 Contractual – Emergency Services ESTABLISH AND INCREASE REVENUE ACCOUNT: A.3010.R430.5006 Federal Aid – FEMA – Disaster Reimbursement ESTABLISH AND INCREASE CAPITAL APPROPRIATION ACCOUNT: H.3997.999.4 Contractual – EMS Vehicle Replacement ESTABLISH AND INCREASE CAPITAL REVENUE ACCOUNT: H.3997.999.R430.5006 Federal Aid – FEMA – Disaster Reimbursement

$26,330

$26,330

$ 8,114

$ 8,114

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY RESOLUTION NO._____ ________ TITLE: BY: State Homeland Security Program Appropriations to 2013 budget Public Safety and Audit & Control Committees:

JJL 1/22/13 SFH 1/22/13 SMA 1/23/13 KLC 1/24/13 SM 1/24/13 GJE 2/8/12

AT THE REQUEST OF: County Executive Gregory J. Edwards:

WHEREAS, the Office of Emergency Services was awarded funds from the FY2011 and FY2012 State Homeland Security Programs (SHSP); and WHEREAS, these grants are to enhance regional preparedness in the Chautauqua County area thru projects and initiatives that comply with the Federal grant guidelines and supports the implementation of the State Homeland Security Strategy; and WHEREAS, to meet the objectives of the programs, funds are necessary at this time to purchase HazMat Plume Modeling software required by the work plan for the FY2012 grant and Fatpipe for improvement to communications; therefore be it RESOLVED,T the Director of Finance is hereby directed to make the following 2013 budgetary changes: INCREASE APPROPRIATION ACCOUNTS: A.3640.----.4 Contractual – HazMat A.3010.----.4 Contractual – Emergency Services INCREASE REVENUE ACCOUNT: A.3010.----.R430.5004 Federal Aid – Homeland Security

$49,500 $50,437

$99,937

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY RESOLUTION NO._____________

CJH 12/14/12 KDG 12/27/12 SMA 1/2/13 KLC 1/2/2013 SM 1/02/2013 GJE 2/7/13

TITLE: BY:

Authorize Agreement with Town of Ripley for Enhanced Police Services Public Safety and Audit & Control Committees:

AT THE REQUEST OF: County Executive Gregory J. Edwards:

WHEREAS, the Town of Ripley has requested that the Office of the Sheriff provide enhanced police services within the geographic boundaries of the Township during the 2013 calendar year; and WHEREAS, the Chautauqua County Sheriff has negotiated a tentative agreement with the Town of Ripley for the period of January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013 for an estimated cost not the exceed $30,000.00 based on an hourly rate of $35.35; therefore be it RESOLVED, That the County Executive is hereby authorized to and empowered to execute an agreement with the town of Ripley for enhanced police services as set forth above with revenues to be credited to revenue account A.3110.R226.0000.

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY MOTION NO. __-13 TITLE: Calling for the Governor and State Legislature to Compensate Counties for State-Mandated Salaries for District Attorneys

At the Request of: Chairman Gould:

WHEREAS, salaries of full-time District Attorneys (DA's) are statutorily tied to those of New York State Judges and Justices in the Unified Court system; and WHEREAS, when salaries increase for judges and justices, counties are mandated to raise the salaries of their DA's as required under Section 183-a of the Judiciary Law; and WHEREAS, New York State has significantly increased judges' salaries over the next three years, forcing counties to increase the salary of their DA's; and WHEREAS, while New York State pays the entire salary of judges and justices, New York State only provides supplemental appropriations to counties to partially cover the cost of State-mandated salaries and increases for local DA's; now therefore be it KNOWN, That the Chautauqua County Legislature calls upon the Governor and the State Legislature to reimburse counties for the entire amount of DA's mandated salaries and associated retirement and social security costs, leaving counties responsible only for any portion of the DA's compensation that exceeds the State's mandated amount; and be it MOVED, That the Clerk of the Legislature shall forward certified copies of this Motion to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senator Catharine Young, Assemblyman Andrew Goodell, Assemblyman Joseph Giglio, the New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC) and all others deemed necessary and proper.

CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY MOTION NO. __-13 TITLE: Calling for the Repeal of the New York State SAFE Act of 2013

AT THE REQUEST OF: Legislators Croscut and Stewart

WHEREAS, the New York State Legislature recently enacted and Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law The New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act of 2013 ("NY SAFE ACT"); and WHEREAS, this Legislation is viewed by many citizens of the State of New York as being extremely controversial as those citizens view this Legislation as infringing upon their rights guaranteed to them under the second Amendment of the United States Constitution; and WHEREAS, each and every issue that comes before the New York State Legislature before an enactment deserves a fair and open discussion which incorporates the various points of view in order to ensure that all citizens are heard and that the Legislation incorporates the various points of view expressed during that discussion and benefits all of the citizens of the State of New York; and WHEREAS, the NY SAFE ACT was adopted after minimal public discussion, contains serious flaws, i.e., police officers are not exempt, and having been on the desks of the members of the New York State Legislature for only a few hours, thereafter was literally adopted in the night and signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo; and WHEREAS, in 2011 amendments were made to the Open Meetings law (Public Officers Law Section 103), requiring a public body prior to a meeting to post on its website, to the extent practicable, for public benefit all records that may be considered or discussed at that meeting; and WHEREAS, A.107 has been pre-filed before the New York State Assembly for the 2013-2014 Regular Session, to amend the Public Officers Law (Sections 84 and 90) in relation to publishing records of public interest by agencies and the State Legislature, reading in part "…The people's right to know the process of governmental decisionmaking and to review the documents and statistics leading to determinations is basic to our society. Access to such information should not be thwarted by shrouding it with the cloak of secrecy or confidentiality…"; and WHEREAS, the State of New York has a tradition and long history of conducting its deliberations and debates in the public view and that in the enactment of the NY SAFE ACT the New York State Legislature and Governor Cuomo acted in contradiction of this long, time honored tradition of an open government; and

WHEREAS, the members of the Chautauqua County Legislature wish to express their concern that any legislation which addresses the ownership of guns and the sale of ammunition in the State of New York be conducted only after an open debate pursuant to which the public is allowed to participate and express their points of view; now, therefore be it KNOWN, that the Chautauqua County Legislature calls for the repeal of the new York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act of 2013 ("NY SAFE ACT"); and be it further KNOWN, that the Chautauqua County Legislature supports the positions adopted by resolution from the Inter-County Association of Western New York, the Inter-County Committee of the Adirondacks, the New York State County Clerk's Association and the State Sheriff's Association; now, therefore be it MOVED, that the Clerk of the Legislature shall forward certified copies of this Motion to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senator Catharine Young, Assemblyman Andrew Goodell, Assemblyman Joseph Giglio, the New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC) and all others deemed necessary and proper.