Tompkins County
New York

Resolution
2019-18

Authorizing a Public Hearing on Local Law No. a of 2019 - Amending the County Charter, Section C-30.02 Providing for the Appointment of the Director of the Tompkins County Veterans Service Agency by the Tompkins County Administrator

Information

Department:County AdministrationSponsors:
Category:Charter

Attachments

  1. Printout
  2. lla of 2019 (This file has not yet been converted to a viewable format)

Resolution/Document Body

WHEREAS, pursuant to New York State Executive Law Article 17 §357 and Tompkins County Charter § C-30.02, Tompkins County is required to have a County Veterans Service Agency as well as a Director of such agency, and

WHEREAS, Executive Law provides that the County Veterans Service Agency Director is appointed by the County’s Chief Executive Officer, and

 

WHEREAS, the Tompkins County Charter states that the County Administrator is the County’s Chief Executive Officer, but states further that the Veterans Service Agency Director is appointed by the Legislature, and

 

WHEREAS, Tompkins County wishes to make the language in the County Charter consistent with Executive Law by naming the County Administrator as the appointing authority, now therefore be it

 

RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Health and Human Services and the Government Operations Committees, That a public hearing be held before the Tompkins County Legislature in the Legislative Chambers of the Governor Daniel D. Tompkins Building, 121 East Court Street, Ithaca, New York, on February 19, 2019, at 5:30 o'clock in the evening thereof concerning proposed Local Law No. a of 2019 - Amending the County Charter, Section C-30.02 Providing for the Appointment of the Director of the Tompkins County Veterans Service Agency by the Tompkins County Administrator.  At such time and place all persons interested in the subject matter will be heard concerning the same,

 

RESOLVED, further, That the Clerk of the Legislature is hereby authorized and directed to place proper notice of such public hearing in the official newspaper of the County.

SEQR ACTION: TYPE II-26

 

Meeting History

Jan 14, 2019 4:00 PM  Health and Human Services Committee Regular Meeting

Mr. Molino explained that this resolution will set the date for the public hearing to make this change to the County Charter.

Following an inquiry by Committee members, Mr. Molino stated there is currently space available for a Veterans Services Office but that location could change in the future depending on space availability and possible property acquisition.

RESULT:RECOMMENDED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Member
SECONDER:Anna Kelles, Vice Chair
AYES:Shawna Black, Anna Kelles, Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Henry Granison, Amanda Champion
Jan 16, 2019 9:30 AM  Government Operations Committee Regular Meeting
RESULT:RECOMMENDED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Amanda Champion, Member
SECONDER:Deborah Dawson, Vice Chair
AYES:Daniel Klein, Deborah Dawson, Rich John, Michael Lane, Amanda Champion
Feb 5, 2019 5:30 PM Media Tompkins County Legislature Regular Meeting
RESULT:ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Anna Kelles, Member
SECONDER:Deborah Dawson, Member
AYES:Shawna Black, Amanda Champion, Deborah Dawson, Henry Granison, Rich John, Anna Kelles, Daniel Klein, Anne Koreman, Michael Lane, Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, David McKenna, Glenn Morey, Martha Robertson, Michael Sigler