Dutchess County Legislator Francena Amparo, District 14, D – Town of Wappinger
32C Scarborough Lane, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
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Activities: Attended the Metro North Railroad Commuter Council meeting and the Wappinger Historical Society meeting. Spoke with a representative from Congressman Maloney’s office and a representative from FEMA regarding the revised FEMA Flood Plain Maps and in communication with constituents regarding same. Responded to multiple calls and emails regarding: the county airport; domestic violence concerns; item pricing; Common Core and the lack of diversity in the local public school districts; voting rights information; the energy tax; the repeal of the energy tax; the MTA payroll tax; DC Eastern Gov’t Center; hydrofracking and local community events. Conducted research regarding crude oil spills, utility easements and the county jail.
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.
Letter: Signed on a letter for calling for an immediate moratorium on crude oil shipments on barge/train on/near our rivers. Also signed on a letter calling on state officials to allow local governments to set their own minimum wage rates.