Legislative Report: Week of April 3, 2014

Dutchess County Legislator Francena Amparo, District 14, D – Town of Wappinger

32C Scarborough Lane, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590

Tel: 845-418-3162

EFax: 914-239-4543

Email: francena.amparo@gmail.com

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Web: http://www.famparo.com


Activities: Attended the Democratic caucus meeting and a fundraiser for Parkinson’s disease. Met with a few constituents regarding the county criminal justice system, item pricing and the lack of economic development. Worked on getting some help regarding the revised FEMA Flood Plain Maps. Conducted outreach to local churches and community leaders regarding various county issues and the 3rd Annual Southern Dutchess Health and Wellness Fair. Conducted a meeting with the Health and Wellness Fair Committee to discuss this year’s theme as well as outreach and marketing strategies. Responded to multiple calls and emails regarding: the county airport’s feasibility study; item pricing; Common Core and a possible school closing; home foreclosures; voting rights information; the energy tax; repealing the energy tax; hydro fracking; college scholarships; job opportunities; and the need for youth programs. Also had various communications regarding the MTA audit and the upcoming Metro North Customer Outreach Meetings.

Events: Organizing the 3rd Annual Southern Dutchess Health and Wellness Fair at Mesier Park in the Village of Wappingers Falls on Saturday, June 7th. Sponsoring a Blood Drive June 7th as well. The rain date is Sunday, June 8th.

Letters: Wrote a letter to Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union requesting open communications and negotiations with a homeowner in foreclosure. Signed onto a letter supporting Vassar Security Workers’ Unionization.