Westchester Delegation Announces Public Budget Forum – Friday, February 3rd

Legislators invite school, municipal and community leaders, and the members of the public to comment on the Governor’s proposed 2017-18 New York State Executive Budget

The Westchester Delegation of the NYS Legislature invites members of the public, community leaders, municipal and school officials to share their views on the Governor’s proposed SFY 2017-2018 budget at a public forum on Friday, February 3rd at:

Greenburgh Public Library
300 Tarrytown Road, Elmsford, NY
10:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Persons who wish to testify should contact Debra Lagapa at Assemblyman Steve Otis’ office as soon as possible, but no later than the close of business, Wednesday, February 1st. Ms. Lagapa can be reached at (914) 939-7028, or by email at lagapad@nyassembly.gov. Those testifying should limit their presentations to five minutes, to allow for as many participants as possible. Please bring copies of your testimony to the public forum. Written testimony would also be greatly appreciated and may be emailed as an attachment in any common format to the Westchester Delegation at lagapad@nyassembly.gov, or faxed to Assemblyman Otis’ office at (914) 939-7167. “The Budget should provide for investments that bolster our economy and meet the needs of all New Yorkers,” said Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins, Senate Minority Leader. “We need to hear your voices loud and clear so we can fight for the resources that will help Westchester prosper and thrive.” “Your input on key budget issues is critical,” said Assemblyman Gary Pretlow, who chairs the Westchester Assembly Delegation. “We urge you to make your voices heard and help us to advocate effectively for the needs and concerns of Westchester residents in this year’s budget process.”