PRESENT: ROBERT S. HITE, Member, ALLEN C. DEMARCO, Member
John F. Wirenius, Chairperson
Sarah G. Coleman, Deputy Chairperson
Kevin Flanigan, Director of Conciliation
David Quinn, Counsel & Director of Litigation
Sheila L. Kennedy, Secretary to the Board
1. Board Discussion (Open Meeting)
A. Minutes of January 24, 2017 Board Meeting for approval. — Approved.
B. Report from Director of Conciliation Kevin Flanigan dated April 5, 2017, regarding the following individuals seeking admission to one or more of PERB’s neutral panels:
1. Mary J. O’Connell, Esq.: Grievance Arbitration Panel.
2. Barry J. Peek, Esq.: Mediation and Fact-finding Panel.
3. Robert J. Reden, Esq.: Mediation and Fact-finding Panel.
4. Timothy S. Taylor, Esq.: Interest Arbitration Panel.
2. Executive Session (Discussion Exempt from Open Meetings Law)
A. C-6426 – United Public Service Employees Union & Incorporated Village of Williston Park, New York & International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 808.
B. C-6430 – Civil Service Employees Association, Inc., Local 1000, AFSCME, AFL-CIO & Town of Fenton.
C. C-6429 – Teamsters Local 118 & Town of Hartsville.
D. U-33467 – Scarsdale Uniformed Firefighters Association, Local 1394, IAFF, AFL-CIO & Village of Scarsdale.
E. U-32620 – Town of Ulster Policemen’s Benevolent Association, Inc., & Town of Ulster.
F. U-33773 – Public Employees Federation, AFL-CIO & State of New York (Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance).
G. U-32331 – Suffolk County Deputy Sheriffs Police Benevolent Association, Inc., & County of Suffolk and Suffolk County Sheriff’s office & Suffolk County Police Benevolent Association, Inc., and Superior Officers Association, Police Department of the County of Suffolk, Inc.
H. U-35235 – Merlene Bacchus & District Council 37, AFSCME, AFL-CIO and Local 372 & Board of Education of the City School District of the City of New York.
I. A2016-132 – City of Watertown & Watertown Professional Firefighters’ Association Local 191.
J. U-35261 – Catherine Davis & United Federation of Teachers & Board of Education of the City School District of the City of New York.
K. U-35278 – Brian Burke & New York City Transit Authority.
L. U-33421 – Buffalo Professional Firefighters Association, Inc., Local 282, IAFF, AFL-CIO, CLC & City of Buffalo.
M. IA2014-002 – Ithaca Police Benevolent Association, Inc., & City of Ithaca.
N. Litigation report given orally by David P. Quinn, Counsel.
3. Open Session
A. Set date for next Board Meeting.