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The theme of this year's competition, which will kick off with a series of design and development workshops Feb. 26 at the Westchester County Center, is to develop apps that improve life for those 65 and older.
Mary J. Mahon is the new human resources commissioner, while Adam Rodriguez, previously the Associate County Attorney, replaces Mahon as the new director of real estate.
Greenwich-based Fareri Associates has planned to invest up to $1.2 billion to create a biotechnology research facility, children's science center, medical offices, a 100-room hotel and retail stores and restaurants on the 60 acres of county-owned land within the 512-acre Grasslands Reservation adjoining Westchester Medical Center.
In a 10-to-7 vote, the board passed the budget 13 days ahead of its Dec. 27 deadline, making it the sixth straight year with no increase to the county tax levy.
Astorino said the deal would have increased tuition for students at WCC and increase residents' 2015 tax bill by $36 million.
The principal of one of the two companies to submit a proposal for the development of a biomedical complex in Mount Pleasant pleaded guilty to grand larceny in 2007.
Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino highlighted $58 million in bonding resolutions pending before the county Board of Legislators, including $26 million for 15 new projects submitted since Jan. 1.