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  Statement from Chairman Michael Kaplowitz on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit decision on County of Westchester v. United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Read more

Released:02-18-2015 | See More _Newsroom

Statement of Westchester County Legislators MaryJane Shimsky Reforming the Energy Vision Public Hearing before the new York State Public Service Commission

Statement of Westchester County Legislators MaryJane Shimsky Reforming the Energy Vision Public Hearing before the new York State Public Service Commission

Members and Staff of the Commission, Thank you so much for agreeing to schedule this hearing in Westchester County. As home to almost one million people, Westchester County is one of the most populous Counties in the State; and many of its municipalities, companies and organizations have been at the forefront of issues concerning energy production, and its impact on the environment. I am sure that my neighbors will have much... Read more

Released:02-10-2015 | See More _Newsroom

BOL Committee Receives Independent Report on Environmental Impact of Proposed Gas Pipeline Expansion in County Park

BOL Committee Receives Independent Report on Environmental Impact of Proposed Gas Pipeline Expansion in County Park

Recommendations Include Not Widening Right of Way, Surveying Wetlands, $$ for Monitoring White Plains, NY – The Westchester County Board of Legislators (BOL) Labor, Parks, Planning & Housing Committee (LPPH), chaired by Legislator Pete Harckham (D-North Salem), met today to receive and discuss a new, independent environmental assessment of potential impacts to Blue Mountain Reservation from the expansion project proposed by the Houston, Texas-based Spectra Energy Corporation for its Algonquin natural... Read more

Released:01-15-2015 | See More _Newsroom

Democrat and Republican Leaders Tout Shared Services

Democrat and Republican Leaders Tout Shared Services

  White Plains, NY - In a bipartisan vote, the Board of Legislators authorized an intermunicipal agreement (IMA) between the County and the Town of Cortlandt whereby the County will provide police services to the Town that will supplement the New York State Police, the agency responsible for patrolling and responding to emergencies in Cortlandt.The vote took place at the regular meeting of the Board of Legislators on Monday evening and... Read more

Released:01-08-2015 | See More _Newsroom

Democratic Legislators Urge Administration to Install Temporary Street Lights along Playland Parkway

Democratic Legislators Urge Administration to Install Temporary Street Lights along Playland Parkway

  White Plains, NY – Westchester Legislators Catherine Parker (D-Rye) and MaryJane Shimsky (D-Hastings-on-Hudson) urged the Astorino Administration today to install temporary street lights along a stretch of the Playland Parkway as soon as possible. The County’s Department of Public Works and Transportation (DPWT) has said that it will be replacing the street lamps in place now along the roadway, but many have been out of service for over a year. In... Read more

Released:01-07-2015 | See More _Newsroom

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Westchester Legislators Announce First Capital Projects Dashboard Update

Legislator Ken Jenkins demonstrating the Capital Projects Dashboard

White Plains, NY – The Westchester County Board of Legislators (BOL) unveiled its Capital Projects Dashboard on February 11, giving Westchester residents and business owners an opportunity to track the progress of the more than 300 hundred approved capital projects approved by the Westchester County Board of Legislators (BOL) totaling over a billion dollars.     

     

The first updating to the capital projects dashboard, with new information reflect new bond acts that have been approved and changes in status of any of the projects, has been completed and can be viewed at: http://westchesterlegislators.com/capital-projects-dashboard.html

     

Among the major updates, there is now a new total project amount of 338 and a total amount of $1,080,923,842 with a job creation number of 11,217. Also, in the Planning / Property Acquisition category, the number of project went from 59 to 60 for a new total amount of $109,005,380; and in the Roads, Bridges & Parkways category the number of projects went from 57 to 61 for a new total amount of $102,619,000.

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