MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL MEETING
OF
THE FINANCE COMMITTEE
April 21, 2011
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A Special Meeting of the Finance Committee was held at the Clarence D. Rappleyea Building, White Plains, New York, at approximately 9:00 a.m.

The following members of the Finance Committee were present:
            Michael J. Townsend, Chairman
            Trustee Eugene Nicandri
            Trustee Jonathan F. Foster
            Trustee Mark O’Luck

Also in attendance were:
John S. Dyson                         Trustee
Richard Kessel                        President and Chief Executive Officer
Gil Quiniones                          Chief Operating Officer
Judith McCarthy                     Acting General Counsel
Fran Evans                             Executive Vice President, Chief Admin Officer and Chief of Staff – President's Office
Bert Cunningham                    Senior Vice President – Corporate Communications
Thomas DeJesu                       Senior Vice President Public & Governmental Affairs, SENY
James Pasquale                      Senior Vice President – Marketing and Economic Development
Donald Russak                        Senior Vice President – Planning and Finance
Paul Belnick                            Acting Senior Vice President – Energy Services and Technology
Dennis Eccleston                     Vice President – Information Technology/Chief Information Officer
Michael Huvane                      Vice President, Marketing – Business & Municipal Marketing
Brian McElroy                        Treasurer
Arthur Cambouris                   Deputy General Counsel - Litigation
Karen Delince                         Corporate Secretary
Lorna M. Johnson                   Assistant Corporate Secretary
Sheila Baughman                    Senior Secretary, Corporate Secretary’s Office
John V. Connorton, Jr.           Hawkins, Delafield & Wood LLP
Bruce D. Van Dusen               Hawkins, Delafield & Wood LLP
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Chairman Michael Townsend welcomed all members to the meeting.

  1. Motion to Conduct an Executive Session

“Mr. Chairman, I move that the Authority conduct an executive session pursuant to the Public Officers Law of the State of New York section §105 to discuss matters leading to the appointment, employment, promotion, demotion, discipline, suspension, dismissal or removal of a particular person or corporation.”  On motion made and seconded, an executive session was held.

  1. Motion to Resume Meeting in Open Session

“Mr. Chairman, I move to resume the meeting in Open Session.”  On motion made and seconded the meeting resumed in open session.

  1. Next Meeting

 The next regular meeting of the Finance Committee is to be determined.  On motion made and seconded the meeting adjourned at approximately 9:35 a.m.