TO:Education/Government Committee
John M. Duchessi, Chairman, Legislator, District 6
Robert Headwell, Jr., Legislator, District 4
Daniel P. Wilson, Legislator, District 5
Michael J. Pepe, Legislator, District 7
Robert A. Purtell, Legislator, District 9
FROM:Cheryl A. Reese, Clerk of the Legislature
CC:Legislators, County Attorney, County Treasurer
DATE:1/17/2018
RE:Committee Meetings

Chairman John M. Duchessi has called a meeting of the Education/Government Committee for 6:25 p.m. on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 in the Legislative Chambers, County Office Building, 64 Broadway, Fonda, New York. Items on the agenda, at this time, are as follows:

1. DISCUSSION

    A. Privilege of Committee Chair, Committee Members & Legislators to discuss items of interest, etc., regarding departments governed by this Committee

2. RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING FULTON-MONTGOMERY-SCHOHARIE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD SUBMITTAL OF A WORKFORCE INNOVATION AND OPPORTUNITY ACT OF 2014 PLAN MODIFICATION FOR 2017-2021 (COUNTY LEGISLATURE)

3. RESOLUTION APPROVING THE RETIREMENT DAYS CREDITED MONTHLY FOR ELECTED OFFICIALS 

4. RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT MADE BY THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE TO THE FULTON-MONTGOMERY COMMUNITY COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES (COUNTY LEGISLATURE)

5. RESOLUTION APPOINTING REPUBLICAN ELECTION COMMISSIONER (BOARD OF ELECTIONS)

6. County Attorney presentation

7. Other

 



Proposed Resolutions

Res. #Sponsor/SecondRecommendation
242

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING FULTON-MONTGOMERY-SCHOHARIE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD SUBMITTAL OF A WORKFORCE INNOVATION AND OPPORTUNITY ACT OF 2014 PLAN MODIFICATION FOR 2017-2021 (COUNTY LEGISLATURE)

Dimond/WilsonMove to Full Legislature
243

RESOLUTION APPROVING THE RETIREMENT DAYS CREDITED MONTHLY FOR ELECTED OFFICIALS 

Kelly/SweetMove to Full Legislature
244

RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT MADE BY THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE TO THE FULTON-MONTGOMERY COMMUNITY COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES (COUNTY LEGISLATURE)

Kelly/Headwell, Jr.Move to Full Legislature
245

RESOLUTION APPOINTING REPUBLICAN ELECTION COMMISSIONER (BOARD OF ELECTIONS)

Kelly/SweetMove to Full Legislature



Montgomery County Seal!RESOLUTION NO. 242 of 2017

DATED: October 24, 2017

RECOMMENDATION:
     

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING FULTON-MONTGOMERY-SCHOHARIE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD SUBMITTAL OF A WORKFORCE INNOVATION AND OPPORTUNITY ACT OF 2014 PLAN MODIFICATION FOR 2017-2021 (COUNTY LEGISLATURE)


Resolution by Legislator: Dimond
Seconded by: Wilson

WHEREAS, pursuant to the Federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014, Fulton- Montgomery-Schoharie Counties Workforce Development Board is responsible for developing, integrating and coordinating a workforce development system to meet the needs of business and provides career opportunities for workers, and

WHEREAS, in accordance with the Federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014, the Fulton-Montgomery-Schoharie Workforce Development Board must develop a local plan for July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2021.

RESOLVED, that the Fulton-Montgomery-Schoharie Workforce Development Board is hereby authorized to submit a local plan to the NYS Department of Labor for the period July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2021, and

FURTHER RESOLVED, that upon reveiw and approval of the County Attorney, the County Executive is hereby authorized to execute "Attachment D: Signature of Chief Elected Official" acknowledging the submission of the Local Plan Modification, and

FURTHER RESOLVED, that certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the Fulton-Montgomery-Schoharie Workforce Development Board and Fulton and Schoharie Counties.

RESOLUTION VOTE, passed with Aye(9). (10/24/2017)



Attachment

Statement of Legislative and Financial Impact:

I. Nature of Request:

AUTHORIZING FULTON-MONTGOMERY-SCHOHARIE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD SUBMITTAL OF A WORKFORCE INNOCVATION AND OPPORTUNITY ACT OF 2014 PLAN MODIFICATION FOR 2017-2021


II. Justification:

The CLEO agreement was revised to meet new regulatory requirements.


III. Legislative Impact:

Pursuant to Article 3 of the Charter the Montgomery County Executive has the authority to sign contracts.


IV. Financial Impact:

Agreement authorizes the FMS Workforce Development Board to provide planning guidance, monitoring, support, oversight and regulation to ensure the highest quality workforce development system.  There is no financial requirement from the county.

There is no fiscal responsiblity



cc: County Clerk
County Treasurer




Montgomery County Seal!RESOLUTION NO. 243 of 2017

DATED: October 24, 2017

RECOMMENDATION:
     

RESOLUTION APPROVING THE RETIREMENT DAYS CREDITED MONTHLY FOR ELECTED OFFICIALS 


Resolution by Legislator: Kelly
Seconded by: Sweet

WHEREAS, the New York State Employee’s Retirement System requires a local governing body to set standards for retirement system credit for applicable part-time and full-time elected and appointed officials, and

WHEREAS, such standards are needed to set forth the average number of full-time equivalent (FTE) days worked by such employees.

FURTHER RESOLVED,  that the standard workday for the full-time elected positions hereby are established at 7 hours per day, and

FURTHER RESOLVED, the Montgomery County Legislature does hereby adopt and approve the standards for the “Retirement Days Credited Monthly for Elected Full-time Officials” under the New York Sate Employee’s Retirement System, and

FURTHER RESOLVED,  that the New York State Retirement System has requested forms RS 2417-A and RS 2417 –B be updated and submitted, and

FURTHER RESOLVED, that these Retirement System forms be submitted to the New York State Retirement System so that they can be audited for compliance and accuracy which will determine the credit of Retirement days for Montgomery County’sfull-time elected officials.

RESOLUTION VOTE, passed with Aye(9). (10/24/2017)



Statement of Legislative and Financial Impact:

I. Nature of Request:

APPROVING THE RETIREMENT DAYS CREDITED MONTHLY FOR ELECTED OFFICIALS 


II. Justification:

The New York State Employee’s Retirement System requires a local governing body to set standards for retirement system credit for applicable officials.


III. Legislative Impact:

The Clerk of the Legislature is required to file said forms.


IV. Financial Impact:

Reporting documentation, therefore, no financial impact.



cc: County Clerk
County Treasurer




Montgomery County Seal!RESOLUTION NO. 244 of 2017

DATED: October 24, 2017

RECOMMENDATION:
     

RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT MADE BY THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE TO THE FULTON-MONTGOMERY COMMUNITY COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES (COUNTY LEGISLATURE)


Resolution by Legislator: Kelly
Seconded by: Headwell, Jr.

WHEREAS, pursuant to the Polices and Bylaws of Fulton-Montgomery Community College the Board of Trustees must have five trustees to be appointed by the sponsoring counties to serve seven year terms; and

WHEREAS, the Montgomery County Executive has appointed Dr. Vicky Ramos to serve on the Fulton-Montgomery Community College Board of Trustees for the term ending June 30, 2020.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Montgomery County Legislature confirms the appointment of Dr. Vicky Ramos to the Fulton-Montgomery Community College Board of Trustees.

RESOLUTION VOTE, passed with Aye(9). (10/24/2017)



Statement of Legislative and Financial Impact:

I. Nature of Request:

CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT MADE BY THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE TO THE FULTON-MONTGOMERY COMMUNITY COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES


II. Justification:

pursuant to the Polices and Bylaws of Fulton-Montgomery Community College the Board of Trustees must have five trustees to be appointed by the sponsoring counties to serve seven year terms


III. Legislative Impact:

Pursuant to the Charter the County Executive has the power to make appointments subject to the confirmation by the Montgomery County Legislature.


IV. Financial Impact:

no financial impact, appointment resolution



cc: County Clerk
County Treasurer




Montgomery County Seal!RESOLUTION NO. 245 of 2017

DATED: October 24, 2017

RECOMMENDATION:
     

RESOLUTION APPOINTING REPUBLICAN ELECTION COMMISSIONER (BOARD OF ELECTIONS)


Resolution by Legislator: Kelly
Seconded by: Sweet

WHEREAS, the Republican Election Commissioners term expires December 31, 2017, and

WHEREAS, the Republican Party Chairperson has submitted certification that the party has recommended Terrance J. Smith of 5849 State Hwy 30, Amsterdam, NY to appointment to the office of the Republican Election Commissioner for the next four-year term, be it

RESOLVED, that Terrance J. Smith, 5849 State Hwy 30, Amsterdam NY is hereby appointed Republican Election Commissioner pursuant to Election Law Section 3-204 and Resolution No. 85, of 2005, to a four-year term commencing on January 1, 2018 and ending on December 31, 2021.

RESOLUTION VOTE, passed with Aye(9). (10/24/2017)



Statement of Legislative and Financial Impact:

I. Nature of Request:

APPOINTING REPUBLICAN ELECTION COMMISSIONER


II. Justification:

The Republican Party Chairperson has submitted certification that the party of said recommendation


III. Legislative Impact:

Pursuant to Article 2 of the Charter the Montgomery County Legislature has the power to confirm appointments


IV. Financial Impact:

The position is fully funded in the 2018 Operating Budget.



cc: County Clerk
County Treasurer