Legislative Report: Week of Sept. 11, 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

Facebook: Francena-Amparo-Dutchess-County-Legislator-for-District-14

Twitter: legislator_14

LinkedIn: Francena Amparo

Web: http://www.famparo.com


Activities: Attended the county committee meetings and board meeting. Also attended Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney’s campaign kick-off and local fundraiser. Conducted research regarding the social and economic benefits of aviation. Dutchess County Aviation is dragging their feet bringing water infrastructure and a strategic marketing plan for the airport mentioned in recent feasibility study, the airport master plan and the airport business plan. Reviewed the roles of various county committees to compare with the current Airport Advisory Committee. Also researched the impacts of item pricing/elimination of item pricing. Responded to multiple calls and emails regarding various county issues and state initiatives. Managed website content and social media posts.


Letter: Signed a letter in support of amending the a New York State public health law to ensure that the Office of Professional Medical Conduct not identify, investigate, or charge a practitioner based solely on their recommendation or provision of a treatment modality that is currently not universally accepted by the medical community. This is relevant to concerns raised regarding the investigation of alternative medial treatment of Lyme and tick-borne disease. Also signed a letter to the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation requesting public access to the “after-action review” oil spill last November in New Windsor.