Legislator Amparo

Legislative Report for Dec. 10, 2015

Legislative Report for August 14, 2014

Activities:  Continued my review of the 2016 Proposed County Budget and conducted research pertaining to the resolution reducing the hours of Dutchess County Airport operations.  Attended the Board Meeting regarding the same.  Addressed some commuter concerns regarding the MTA and parking tickets being issued at the New Hamburg Train Station by the Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department.  Responded to calls and emails regarding the airport; the fight for increase in wages; criminal justice reform and our mental health crisis; economic development; family services and affordable housing; the 2016 County Budget; the Wappinger FEMA LOMR Application; and upcoming community events.

Bills: Voted against the 2016 Proposed County Budget and the resolution  reducing the hours of Dutchess County Airport operations.

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.

December 1 Board Meeting Agenda – Public Hearing on Proposed Budget

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The December 1 Board meeting agenda is available at the following link:

http://www.dutchessny.gov/concalendar/calendar.aspx?DeptID=225&ViewType=List#

Legislative Report for Nov. 19, 2015

Legislative Report for August 14, 2014

Activities:  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.

Thanking Our Veterans

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Today, we honor and thank our veterans who answered the call of duty to preserve our nation’s freedom and protect our citizens.  We also pay tribute to military families who have made extraordinary sacrifices supporting our service members as they put their lives on the line to defend our values and protect our state and nation.  Please join me this Veterans Day in honoring our veterans, our active duty and reserve service members, and their families.

Sincerely,
Dutchess County Legislator Francena Amparo

 

Legislative Report for Nov. 5, 2015

Legislative Report for August 14, 2014

Activities:  Met with two constituents. Responded to calls and emails regarding the Myers Corners Road Improvements Project; the fight for increase in wages; criminal justice reform; economic development; family services and affordable housing; the MTA; the 2016 County Budget; the Wappinger FEMA LOMR Application; National Day of Action for Puerto Rico; and upcoming community events.