Government Operation, Personnel, IT & Housing-2019

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2019 Government Operations, Personnel, IT & Housing Committee Members

2019 Members 

Robert Calarco - Chair | William J. Lindsay III - Vice Chair

Samuel Gonzalez - Kevin J. McCaffrey - Leslie Kennedy - Susan A. Berland

All meetings are held on Wednesdays at 10:00 AM at the Suffolk County Legislature, William H. Rogers Building, 725 Veterans Memorial Highway, Smithtown, NY unless otherwise noted below.

2019 Meeting Dates

  • 02/06/2019
  • 02/27/2019 (Riverhead)
  • 03/20/2019
  • 04/03/2019
  • 05/08/2019
  • 05/15/2019 (Wednesday @ 1:00 PM - Capital Budget Only)
  • 05/29/2019
  • 06/12/2019 (Riverhead)
  • 07/10/2019
  • 08/28/2019
  • 09/25/2019
  • 10/16/2019 (Wednesday @ 1:30 PM - Operating Budget Only)
  • 11/20/2019
  • 12/11/2019


This Committee shall have jurisdiction over all matters pertaining to the County workforce and affordable housing.

This Committee shall have jurisdiction over workforce housing and affordable housing, including but not limited to, any §72-h real estate transactions for affordable housing purposes, as well as the oversight of the Transfer of Development Rights Implementation Plan for Workforce Housing.

This Committee shall have jurisdiction over the funding, enforcement and implementation of the living wage law and OSHA.

This Committee shall have jurisdiction over the County Department of Human Resources, Personnel and Civil Service, retirement benefits, employee benefits, employee health and safety, fringe benefit plans, employee assistance program, employee education program, affirmative action programs, tuition reimbursement programs, employee suggestion programs, unemployment insurance, life insurance benefits, deferred compensation plans, and the approval of municipal collective bargaining agreements (except for Community College collective bargaining agreements), Management Salary Plan and other salary plans.

This Committee shall have jurisdiction over all matters and affairs pertaining to personnel decisions involving County employees; the payroll/personnel system; employee relations; employee disciplinary proceedings; salary and compensation; anti-sexual harassment provisions protecting employees; protections afforded by the County “Whistleblower” statute; reclassification of personnel, earmarking, and desk audit resolutions; work readiness and employment search training, and vocational training.  This committee shall also oversee Workfare programs.

This Committee shall also consider and vote on the anti-nepotism appointment resolutions.

This Committee shall review and consider any legislation to abolish, create, or transfer any County department, office or function.

This Committee shall have jurisdiction over the Department of Information Technology; telecommunications;  mail and messenger services and systems; office machine repair; the central store room and control operations; telecommunication services; technological improvements; data processing systems and services; and office systems and 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.