Suffolk County Legislature

2017 ENVIRONMENT, PLANNING & AGRICULTURE
COMMITTEE
Committee meetings will be held in the Auditorium of the
William H. Rogers Legislature Building, 725 Veterans Memorial Highway, Smithtown, New York 11787
Year 2017 meetings are scheduled for Mondays to start at 10:00 A.M. on the days listed below unless otherwise noted
MEMBERSHIP

CHAIR: Kara Hahn - VICE CHAIR: Al Krupski

MEMBERS: Sarah S. Anker - Bridget Fleming - Tom Muratore - Robert Trotta

SCHEDULES AND MINUTES
January 30 February 27
(Riverhead - 11:00am)
March 20 April 21
(Friday)
May 8 May
(Capital Budget)
Marked Agenda Marked Agenda Marked Agenda Minutes Pending Minutes Pending Minutes Pending
Minutes Availalbe Minutes Availalbe Audio      
June 2
(Friday)
June 12 July 17 August 28 September 25 October
(Operating Budget)
Minutes Pending Minutes Pending Minutes Pending Minutes Pending Minutes Pending Minutes Pending
           
November 13 November 27
(Riverhead)
December 11      
Minutes Pending Minutes Pending Minutes Pending      
           
JURISDICTION

This Committee shall monitor and oversee the land acquisition, farmland, and water quality components of the County’s land preservation programs; oversee all legislation relating to the 477 Fund; oversee agricultural matters; oversee the Open Space Land Acquisition Program; oversee farmland preservation; oversee aquaculture programs; oversee all environmentally sensitive land acquisitions; oversee the implementation of the County’s transfer of development rights (TDR) program, except for TDR’s relating to workforce housing; oversee implementation of Smart Growth plans, initiatives, and legislation; and oversee the Planning Division and County Planning Commission.

This Committee shall also have jurisdiction over all legislation involving or affecting the protection and/or preservation of air, water, and land resources located within the County of Suffolk; the Suffolk County Water Authority; Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ); review and consider all legislation affecting solid waste disposal, liquid waste disposal, toxic waste disposal, resource recovery, and recycling programs; review and consider all legislation affecting existing or proposed environmental laws at the federal, state, or local level, including, but not limited to, the pesticide ban, residential well-water testing requirements, brown tide laws, composting, air quality standards, and general recycling laws; review and consider all proposed SEQRA determinations; oversee hazardous and toxic waste remediation initiatives; review and consider all legislation affecting air and water pollution control; and oversee the Cornell Cooperative Extension and the Division of Environmental Services in the County Department of Health Services.

This Committee shall also consider and vote on any appointment to a board, commission, department, agency, authority, task force, or comparable entity under the jurisdiction of this Committee as well as any outside consultant which may be authorized by this Committee.


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