Public Works, Transportation & Energy - 2024

Legislator Caracappa - Chair | Legislator Stark - Vice Chair

Legislator Englebright - Legislator Lennon - Legislator Piccirillo - Legislator Thorne - Legislator Welker


This Committee shall have jurisdiction over all public works projects in the County of Suffolk; County dredging; the County Department of Public Works; all County sewer districts; the County Sewer Agency; all sewer installation; proposals to access monies in the Assessment Stabilization Reserve Fund or the Enhanced Suffolk County Water Quality Protection Program for sewer infrastructure, sewer treatment plants or enhanced nitrogen removal septic systems; all County (Capital or Operating) building or construction projects, except the Suffolk County Community College; maintenance of County buildings; County snow plowing; mass transportation; the County’s vector control plan; ferry companies; implementation of the Green Clean Program; the purchasing, leasing, and contracting for all supplies, materials, vehicles and equipment; disposition of surplus personal property; County Fleet Services and vehicles, including alternative energy initiatives for the County Fleet.

This Committee shall have jurisdiction over the operation of the Print Shop and all print shop issues.

This Committee shall have jurisdiction over eminent domain functions as it relates to highway and other public works projects.

This Committee shall have jurisdiction over the naming of County roadways.

This Committee shall also review and consider all matters pertaining to PSE&G, LIPA and other public utilities; monitor the PSC; monitor FERC applications made by the County of Suffolk or the Suffolk County Electrical Agency; oversee the actions and activities of the Suffolk County Electrical Agency; provide oversight of all BNL issues, and remediation efforts at the site, and related studies; and review and consider all legislation affecting solar energy, cogeneration, windmills.

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.