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The resolution cited extreme temperatures and weather events like storms and wildfires, sea level increases, ocean acidification, species extinction, impacts on food and water security and the likelihood of the crisis worsening as its reasoning for the resolution and its urgency.
Peekskill’s Planning Commission is scheduled to hold a public hearing tonight on a plan to transform the Kiley Youth Center at 709 Main St. into a modern youth facility to be operated by the Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester.
The measure, already in effect, orders co-op boards to clearly state the minimum financial requirements to potential buyers before they apply to purchase a unit, and to provide a reason for a denial.
The board also approved a $2.1 billion county budget for 2020.
Testa served three terms as Peekskill’s mayor before running for county office. He is now finishing his fifth term as county legislator.
Lawmakers said that the new measure will reduce the number of new smokers and the likelihood of new addictions to vaping products.
The goal of the Reusable Bag Initiative is to eliminate single-use plastic bags at retail checkouts.
There are approximately 15 certified sevice-disabled veteran businesses in Westchester County.
The Wage History Anti-Discrimination Law prohibits businesses from asking about a prospective employee’s salary history.
Business owners are eligible for food spoilage reimbursements up to $10,200, with receipts.
The Act prevents Westchester from using any of its resources to assist in federal investigations based on race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity or national origin.
The Westchester County Board of Legislators voted 11-6 to overturn the veto, just short of the 12 votes needed for the override.
The task force will monitor the service during the first six months of its Westchester expansion and report on possible recommendations.