Bronxville’s April to April Legislative Cycle
By Mayor MARY MARVIN, Esq.

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BRONXVILLE, NY — January 15, 2019 — Unlike National and State government, the Village’s Legislative “New Year” is an April to April cycle consistent with municipal law. However, once the calendar turns a new year, the Trustees and I also react with a human renewal of purpose, energy and resolve. As we conduct our first Trustees’ meeting of 2019 this …

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The New State Legislative Session Has Begun
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BRONXVILLE, NY — January 9, 2019 — Now that the new State Legislative session has begun, there was a flurry of bill signing, vetoing or pocket vetoing at year’s end The following is a final compilation of additions to New York State Laws signed by the Governor since my last column that could directly affect the Village. Brownfield Opportunity Area …

Mary MarvinThe New State Legislative Session Has Begun
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Governor and NYS Legislature Expected to Discuss and Act Upon the Agenda Noted Herein
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BRONXVILLE, NY — January 1, 2019 — As the New Year arrives so does our newly constituted New York State Legislature. January 1, 2019 featured a fully Democrat controlled Legislature for the first time in decades including the entirety of Governor Cuomo’s tenure. As a direct consequence, the Governor broke with tradition and laid out his legislature agenda in a …

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Westchester County Demographics and Those of the Village of Bronxville
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BRONXVILLE, NY — December 23, 2018 — I have done some research over the months, especially since the new tax law took effect, about the County’s demographics as well as our own in the Village.  I found much surprising and all interesting and thought so worth a share with our constituents. Population • With nearly one million residents, Westchester is …

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Recognizing That New York State Is Old: As Are Its Underpinnings
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BRONXVILLE, NY — December 11, 2018 — Two weeks ago, I wrote about the legislation passed in Albany during the most recent session. The following are items that never made it to the Governor’s desk despite being beneficial to a majority of municipalities all across the State including Bronxville. While the primary role of local governments is to provide vital …

eHeziRecognizing That New York State Is Old: As Are Its Underpinnings
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Bronxville Shoppers Driving Sales Tax Revenue Increases Among Array of Completely Leased Out Storefronts in the Village Selling Esoteric Merchandise, Culinary Delights, Wines, Services, Books, Bagels, Coffee, and More
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BRONXVILLE, NY — December 4, 2018 — As the holiday season heads into full swing, I again urge you to shop local.  The Village is now completely leased out and the new energy is palpable.  Your keeping holiday dollars local will not only help our dedicated small merchants but materially affect the Village’s next budget in April.  The sales tax …

Mary MarvinBronxville Shoppers Driving Sales Tax Revenue Increases Among Array of Completely Leased Out Storefronts in the Village Selling Esoteric Merchandise, Culinary Delights, Wines, Services, Books, Bagels, Coffee, and More
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How Albany’s Legislative Conduct Will Affect Bronxville
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VILLAGE OF BRONXVILLE, NY — November 28, 2018  —  This is the time of year I review what legislation passed in Albany with an eye toward how it will affect our Village. For the tenth year in a row, direct aid sent back to communities – all of our own tax dollars in the first place – remained stalled at …

eHeziHow Albany’s Legislative Conduct Will Affect Bronxville
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The One Hundredth Anniversary Remembrance of the Cessation of World War I in Europe
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VILLAGE OF BRONXVILLE, NY — November 20, 2018  — I was so moved by the hundredth anniversary remembrance of the cessation of World War I in Europe. It made me think what our country was feeling collectively as a nation at the time. A little known, but poignant tradition in our country since our founding, has been a Thanksgiving Proclamation …

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Rainstorms, Fall, Tree Removal
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VILLAGE OF BRONXVILLE, NY — October 23, 2018 — Given the extremely porous nature of the ground so early in the Fall, Con Edison has ratcheted up their program to address hazardous trees, not only in the public right of way but on private property, to minimize customer outages. In a pilot program, in partnership with the town of Cortlandt, …

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Bronxville’s Long-Term Comprehensive ‘To Do List’ Plan
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BRONXVILLE, NY — October 16, 2018 — As the Trustees continue with our week to week business, our overarching goal of an updated Village Comprehensive Plan remains the long-term focus.  The plan will serve as a policy guide for the Village’s future characteristics and development.  It will be the sixth such plan since their inception in 1971 and fulfills a …

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By Mayor MARY C. MARVIN, Esq.