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In recognition of February as Black History Month, the Westchester County Board of Legislators will celebrate the achievements and contributions of two outstanding individuals in Westchester County. The celebration will take place virtually at the start of the Board’s regular meeting on Monday, February 6 at 7 p.m.

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White Plains, NY – On Monday night, the Westchester County Board of Legislators voted unanimously to set a date to fill the vacancy for County Legislative District 12. The seat became vacant on January 1, 2023, following the resignation of MaryJane Shimsky, who successfully ran to represent District 92 in the New York State Assembly.

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“While I, and most of my colleagues, are disappointed with the County Executive’s veto of the law banning flavored tobacco passed last week by the Board of Legislators, I am proud of the hard work of this body and public health advocates for pushing the conversation forward, and advancing the legislation further than before.

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Westchester County Executive George Latimer signed his 2023 Westchester County Budget, cutting the County Property Tax Levy by $6 million dollars, flanked by members of the Westchester County Departments of Emergency Services, Corrections, Probation and Public Safety. The Budget was passed by the County Board of Legislators earlier in the day, bipartisan 17-0. 

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White Plains, NY — In a special meeting on Tuesday evening, the Westchester County Board of Legislators voted 14-2 to adopt new County legislative district maps. The maps were drawn and amended three times throughout the past year in consultation with redistricting experts from the Benjamin Center at SUNY New Paltz and through general public input. In total, the BOL hosted five public input sessions, a public hearing, and allowed for comments to be submitted in writing, as well.