Legislative Report for Nov. 25, 2015

Legislative Report for August 14, 2014

Activities:  Attended the B, F, & P Committee ADOPTION OF THE TENTATIVE BUDGET FOR DUTCHESS COUNTY FOR THE YEAR 2016; the committee amended the budget to include two new authorized positions for the executive branch and took some of the monies out of homeland security grant to do it.  Conducted an extensive review of the 2016 Proposed County Budget as well as the December Committee agenda as it relates to the County Airport. The Airport FBO wants to reduce its hours of operation from 7am-9:30pm to 7am-7pm going forward. Responded to calls and emails regarding the timbering in Wilcox Park; the fight for increase in wages; Dutchess County Airport; criminal justice reform; economic development; family services and affordable housing; the MTA and tickets being issued at the New Hamburg Train Station; the 2016 County Budget; the Wappinger FEMA LOMR Application; National Day of Action for Puerto Rico; and upcoming community events.