White Plains, NY — A new Election Information Gathering Task Force has been established by Board Chairman Ben Boykin. The Task Force will obtain public input about the June 23 Primary Election and about pro-active steps that can be taken for the November 3 General Election. It will provide a report to the Board of Legislators by August 7, 2020.

The Task Force will hold a public input session on Wednesday, July 8 at 7 p.m.

In order to ensure public health safety, the session will be conducted remotely, rather than in-person, pursuant to Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order 202.1 as extended.

The public will have multiple ways to participate:

  • Online: To register to speak via the Board's Webex online teleconferencing system, please visit this link. Speakers will be called in the order of registration: https://westchestergov.webex.com/westchestergov/onstage/g.php?MTID=e544cf7dd60ae8922a643c64a2ea73444

  • By Telephone: Participants who wish to speak by phone should register by 3 p.m. July 8. To register, members of the public may call (914) 995-2800. Please leave a name and a callback number where we can reach you when the comment session begins.

  • In writing: Comments can be submitted in writing by emailing BOLPublicComments@westchesterlegislators.com or mailing them to the Clerk of the Board of Legislators, 148 Martine Ave., 8th Floor, White Plains, NY 1060. Written comments must be received by 5 p.m. on July 15, 2020.

Speakers shall be limited to three (3) minutes.

The session will be streamed live and archived on the Board’s website, http://www.westchesterlegislators.com

The Board of Legislators members of the Task Force are:

  • Vice Chairwoman Alfreda Williams
  • Majority Leader MaryJane Shimsky
  • Legislator Catherine Borgia, Chairwoman of the Budget & Appropriations Committee, Task Force Co-Chair
  • Legislator Vedat Gashi, Chairman of the Public Works & Transportation Committee, Task Force Co-Chair