Environment, Planning & Agriculture - 2018

Environment, Planning & Agriculture Committee Audio Vault

2018 Meeting Dates

  • 01/29/2018
  • 02/26/2018
  • 03/12/2018
  • 04/16/2018
  • 05/07/2018
  • 05/16/2018 (Capital - 2:00 pm)
  • 06/01/2018 (Friday)
  • 06/11/2018 (Riverhead)
  • 07/09/2018 (11:00 am)
  • 08/27/2018
  • 09/24/2018
  • 10/17/2018 (Wednesday 2:30 pm)
  • 11/16/2018 (Friday)
  • 11/26/2018 (Riverhead) (11:00 am)
  • 12/10/2018

2018 Members - Kara Hahn - Chair | Al Krupski - Vice Chair
Sarah S. Anker - Tom Cilmi - Bridget Fleming - Tom Muratore

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


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 TDRs 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.