Legislative Report: Week of May 1, 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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Twitter: legislator_14

LinkedIn: Francena Amparo Web: http://www.famparo.com


Activities: Meetings with constituents regarding veteran’s issues and local business opportunities.  Attended the Wappinger Democratic Committee meeting. Responded to multiple calls and emails regarding: the Dutchess County Airport; Labor Employment Law; jail expansion, domestic violence concerns; item pricing; voting rights information and registration; the energy tax; the repeal of the energy tax; DC Eastern Gov’t Center; hydrofracking; the Resource Recovery Agency and local community events. Conducted research utility easements and the county jail.  Handling various tasks regarding the organization of the 3rd Annual Health and Wellness Fair.

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 the editor regarding the appointment of David E. Petrovits to the resource recovery agency because of his inappropriate political remarks and his strong role in the pay to play culture in Dutchess County.  Also wrote a letter asking the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) immediately postpone the proposed New Capacity Zone, or reverse their earlier decision and withdraw it entirely.