• Authorizing use of Blydenburgh County Park by New York Blood Center. 04/03/2014 (IR 1173-14)
  • Requiring installation of carbon monoxide detectors at County Facilities (“The Steve Nelson Safety Act”). 05/12/2014 (IR 1247-14)
  • Establishing a Commercial Building Carbon Monoxide Task Force. 04/03/2014 (IR 1271-14)
  • Declaring May as “Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month” in Suffolk County. 05/12/2014 (IR 1301-14)
  • Authorizing the illumination of the H.Lee Dennison Executive Office Building in recognition of Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month. 05/12/2014 (IR 1302-14)
  • Legalizing and validating certain acts of the Smithtown Fire District in connection with the construction of a substation on Plymouth Boulevard, Smithtown, and the expenditure of funds for said purpose from a Capital Reserve Fund. 06/06/2014 (IR 1450-14)
  • Amending the 2014 Capital Budget and Program and appropriating funds in connection with construction of sidewalks on various County roads (CP 5497). 06/18/2014 (IR 1456-14)
  • To appoint Deborah Schaarschmidt as a member of the Suffolk County Citizens Advisory Board for the Arts. 07/03/2014 (IR 1566-14)
  • Accepting donation of a laser gun to the Suffolk County Police Department, 4th Precinct. Adopted with C/N 07/29/2014 in Legislature (IR 1715-14
  • Amendment 2013 Capital Budget and program and funds in connection with safety improvements for Smithtown Blvd at Gilbert Avenue/Sheppard Lane via Public Works and Transportation
  • Authorizing additional spending reductions to avoid budget deficit via Ways and Means Committee
  • A local law to enhance and improve Suffolk County’s E-911 service via Public Safety Committee
  • Authorization of Blydenburgh County Park by the New York Blood Center for a hike for Life Hike via Parks and Recreation Committee
  • Sponsored Resolution to appropriating funds in connection with the Learning Resource Center – Grant Campus.
  • Sponsored Resolution to amend the 2010 Capital Program and Budget and appropriating funds for the purchase of furniture and equipment for the new Fourth Precinct.
  • Sponsored Resolution authorizing transfer of surplus County computer systems and keyboards to RSVP.
  • Sponsored Resolution to amend the 2010 Adopted Operating Budget to reallocate funding for a new initiative, the Heroin Treatment Program for Young Adults.
  • Sponsored Resolution to adopt Local Law No. 44 -2010, A Local Law establishing fair and objective procedures for contracting title insurance work.
  • Sponsored Resolution to amend the Adopted 2010 Operating Budget to transfer funds from Water Quality Protection (Fund 477) and amending the 2010 Capital Budget and Program and appropriating funds in connection with storm water system discharge remediation and stream water silt removal and remediation at the Nissequogue Tributary Headwaters North from CR 76, Town line Road, to Miller’s Pond, Smithtown.
  • Sponsored Resolution to authorize transfer of surplus County computer systems and hardware to RSVP.
  • Sponsored Resolution to authorize Estee Lauder Breast Cancer Awareness Program at H. Lee Dennison Executive Office Building and Cohalan Court Complex.
  • Sponsored Resolution to permit Long Island Cares to purchase fuel from the County.
  • Sponsored Resolution to amend the 2010 Capital Budget and Program and appropriating funds in connection with improvements to County environmental recharge basins in the Town of Smithtown.
  • Sponsored Resolution to extend authorization for storm water remediation improvements in County parks, Town of Smithtown.
  • Sponsored Resolution to amend the Adopted 2010 Operating Budget to transfer funds from Water Quality Protection (Fund 477) and amending the 2010 Capital Budget and Program and appropriating funds in connection with storm water system planning and engineering in support of discharge remediation and stream water silt removal at the Nissequogue Tributary Headwaters North from the Village of the Branch to Miller’s Pond Weir.
  • Sponsored Resolution to Re-establish Lake Ronkonkoma Advisory Board, the board functions to provide oversight, guidance and planning for the prudent use and rehabilitation of the Lake and its surrounding watershed.
  • Sponsored Resolution to name the Suffolk County Police Department 4th Precinct after Cyril Donnelly.
  • Sponsored Bill, which secured property along Lake Ronkonkoma, known as the Bavarian Inn The Bavarian Inn is a Ronkonkoma Landmark, which is partially flooded and unusable due to the elevated water table in the area of Lake Ronkonkoma. The property exists on the Lakefront, and was used as a dining hall and ceremonial site for many a generation throughout the surrounding Area. The property had been vacant and there was infrastructural damage, which has compromised the structural integrity of the building.
  • Stopped Iroquois Pipeline on the Right of Ways. Working with community activists and Environmental groups were able to stop LIPA in going through with the construction process. The pipeline would have given residents needless exposure to hazard, degradation of property value and harmed environmentally sensitive areas.
  • Landmark initiative with the help of County Executive Steve Levy announced a signing in to law of a bill to establish and administer a countywide electronic PCR (Prehospital Care Report) for approximately 100 volunteer fire and ambulance companies serving Suffolk residents. This system reduces paperwork, and provides EMTs and doctors information in a form to increase safety, reduce errors, and improve patient care and response. The Health Department has announced the ZOLL Medical Services is going to be the software developer.
  • Sponsored legislation partnering with the Town of Smithtown committing to $350,000 to the remediation of ground water flooding in the Nissequogue River Tributary North area. Work will include removal of silt from the streambeds, reconstruction of collapsed culverts, and rerouting of street drainage to reduce pending and flooding effects.
  • Secured passage of a bill to protect 90 acres of wetlands, marsh and woodland north of Lake Ronkonkoma in the Town of Smithtown. The legislation is leading to a creation of Lily Pond Park and Nature Preserve. “Be kept forever wild or in its natural state to be used only for open space preservation,” according to the bill.
  • Bill, which authorized the purchase of the Commerdinger property, a roughly five-acre parcel, consisting of a residence and marsh adjacent to Lily pond. The Commerdinger residence was built in 1800s, former owners included the Newtons and the Hallocks. With the preservation all residents will be able to enjoy this natural and historical treasure.
  • Co-sponsored resolution authorizing $300,000 for revitalization of the Smithtown Main Street, by exploring expansion of the sewer district to allow connection of businesses located in the heart of Smithtown shopping area. Furthermore worked to include 2 Million dollars in 2008 capital budget for District Expansion Project.
  • Sponsored Legislation with authorized construction of a Dog Park at Blydenburgh County Park in Smithtown.
  • Joined with County Executive Levy and fellow Legislators Cooper and Stern in announcing new Legislation authorizing the Suffolk County Parks Department to identify locations in at least five additional sites.
  • Member of Suffolk County Criminal Justice Coordination Council- Helping to find an alternative to incarceration for Mental Health Patients.
  • Sponsored Annual Blood Drive with Commack Volunteer Ambulance Corp.
  • Sponsored Legislation to assist Central-Islip Hauppauge Ambulance Corp. in obtaining property for new facility strategically built in Hauppauge to better serve the northern end of the ambulance district.
  • Sponsored bill, which was unanimously passed to allow a ten percent exemption for real property taxes on residents with real estate owned by a person in active military service.
  • Sponsored resolutions to authorize the purchase of a combined 10 acres at Gould’s Pond, in the Village of Lake Grove, making this one of the largest county holdings in Western Suffolk.

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