Legislative Report: Week of May 22, 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: Attended the Southern Dutchess NAACP meeting the Safe Haven Pet & Wildlife Expo. Also attended my condominium board meeting. Responded to multiple calls and emails regarding the Dutchess County Comptroller’s inappropriate tweets and offensive language; the new capacity zone; the Human Rights Commission; jail expansion; domestic violence concerns; voting rights information and registration; the Strawberry Festival; the Mid-Hudson Valley Community forum with N.Y.S. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman; real property classifications and the use of brine on county roads. Handled various tasks regarding the organization and promotion of the 3rd Annual Health and Wellness Fair and the Blood Drive with the American Red Cross in English and in Spanish.

Events: Organizing the 3rd Annual Southern Dutchess Health and Wellness Fair and sponsoring a blood drive at Mesier Park in the Village of Wappingers Falls on Saturday, June 7th from 11am-3pm.

Letter: Signed a letter in support of designating the Wappinger Creek as an inland waterway so that municipalities that border the Wappinger Creek would be allowed to apply for federal funds.