Youth programs, domestic violence prevention and senior nutrition funds added for next year as well
White Plains, NY – At tonight’s third and final public budget hearing, a large crowd of residents gave members of the Westchester County Board of Legislators (BOL) strong support for their $2.5 million increase of funding for the Title XX child care program.
A steady stream of residents commented to the legislators that the Title XX child... Read more
White Plains, NY – The Westchester County Board of Legislators (BOL), nearing the end of its review of County Executive Robert P. Astorino’s Proposed 2014 County Budget, formally approved today a $2.5 million increase of funding support for the Title XX child care program, as well as the restoration of two professional positions, as additions to the final spending plan.
The BOL approval was made during a meeting of the Budget... Read more
White Plains, NY – A number of residents turned out to voice their concerns regarding County Executive Robert P. Astorino’s Proposed 2014 Budget at a public hearing last night, which was held in Yonkers Public Riverfront Library. The hearing, hosted by the Westchester County Board of Legislators (BOL), took place under the auspices of the BOL’s Budget & Appropriations Committee, chaired by Legislator Judy Myers (D-Larchmont).
As with the first... Read more
White Plains, NY – The Westchester County Board of Legislators (BOL) approved legislation that will prevent the displacement of service workers in the county, who are often at risk of losing their jobs to inexperienced workers ready to accept lower, entry-level wages. The vote to approve the law, which was deliberated and worked on for over a year, was 16-1, and held at the BOL’s regular meeting tonight.
Service workers, who... Read more
Borgia’s Oversight of Committee Results in Over $200 Million of Capital Projects in 2012-2013
White Plains, NY – The Westchester County Board of Legislators (BOL) approved tonight a bond act and a bond act amendment to fund the cost of construction in connection with the replacement of overhead electrical cables with underground service at the Ossining Wastewater Treatment Plant.
The project involves the replacement of the County’s portion of the primary cables... Read more