The Hezitorial: The Catalyst Behind the Charter Revision Commission’s Referendum May Be an Impending Indictment of Mayor Amicone By Hezi Aris

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The rumor mill has been rife for over a month’s time. The “chatter” is insistent and has become louder and louder. It is also being kept under wraps. Calls and inquiry of Yonkers City Hall continue to go unanswered. Awaiting a response is tantamount to the absurdity described in Samuel Beckett’s “En attendant Godot", that is, “Waiting for Godot”. City …

eHeziThe Hezitorial: The Catalyst Behind the Charter Revision Commission’s Referendum May Be an Impending Indictment of Mayor Amicone By Hezi Aris

New York Civic: Back to the Future 2021 BY Henry J. Stern

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Two Editorials Assail Charter Commission Over 11-Year Delay on Term Limit End August 30, 2010 Once again, we take pen in hand (figuratively) to criticize the actions and inactions of the Charter Revision Commission. We do that not because there is overwhelming public interest in the subject at this time, but because there is an issue of trust and credibility …

eHeziNew York Civic: Back to the Future 2021 BY Henry J. Stern

Charter Revision Commission: Ignorance or Plot BY Hezi Aris

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Yonkers, NY, August 26, 2010 — A meeting of the Charter Revision Commission seemingly came to order tonight under the aegis of Chairman Julius Walls, Jr. Even though a “draft” of today’s Final Report stipulates the commission met on July 13, 22, 29, August 2, and 26, 2010, and further stipulates at every meeting, except the July 22, 2010, at …

eHeziCharter Revision Commission: Ignorance or Plot BY Hezi Aris

New York Civic: Justice Delayed is Justice Denied BY Henry J. Stern

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Commission Delays Two-Term Limit for City Officials Until A.D. 2021, However the Public Votes this Year August 24, 2010 The Charter Revision Commission appointed by Mayor Bloomberg voted last night to postpone by eleven years the effective date when a two-term limit would take effect, even if the voters approve it in referendum this fall.

eHeziNew York Civic: Justice Delayed is Justice Denied BY Henry J. Stern

New York Civic: Two Terms Good, Three Terms Bad BY Henry J. Stern

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Charter Commission Weighs Permission for Incumbents to Run for an Extra Term, Ignoring Public Referenda August 20, 2010 The Charter Revision Commission will meet Monday evening to decide what amendments to the City Charter will be placed on the ballot in November. The Commission's recommendations are generally beneficial and should not arouse much public controversy, except from diehards who want …

eHeziNew York Civic: Two Terms Good, Three Terms Bad BY Henry J. Stern

New York Civic: Eleven Years-a-Waiting BY Henry J. Stern

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Public to Vote in 2010 on Term Limits, But Under Current Commission Plan, They Will Not Take Effect Until 2021 August 17, 2010 NOTE: New York Civic is now looking for fall interns. You will learn a great deal about New York City and State government, and meet interesting people. In past years, many students and post-grads have enjoyed the …

eHeziNew York Civic: Eleven Years-a-Waiting BY Henry J. Stern

Eric Schoen’s Address to the Members of the Charter Revision Commission

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Archival photo of a past Yonkers Charter Revision Commission meeting. Yonkers, NY, August 17, 2010, — The following statement was presented on Monday, August 17, 2010, before the Board of Directors of the Charter Revision Commission by Eric Schoen as follows: "The proposal for succession to the office of mayor before you is a bad one and should not be …

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The Hezitorial: Mayor Amicone Extinguishes Barbato’s and Murtagh’s Political Options BY Hezi Aris

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The many officially unnoticed meetings conducted by the Charter Revision Commission at the behest of Yonkers Mayor Amicone under the aegis of Chairman Julius Walls to formulate protocol for accession to Mayor of Yonkers were concluded on August 2, 2010. The catalyst that brought about Mayor Amicone’s request for a “revision” to accession to the mayoralty outside the standard Election …

eHeziThe Hezitorial: Mayor Amicone Extinguishes Barbato’s and Murtagh’s Political Options BY Hezi Aris

Charter Revision Commission Plots without Public Notice BY Hezi Aris

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The Charter Revision Commission (CRC) had scheduled a meeting at the Mayor’s Conference room for July 13, 2010. Public notice was not made. Perhaps the lack of public notice was the reason even Chairman Julius Walls did not attend the meeting “allegedly” called in his name. Unbeknown to those not seated about the room in their capacity as members of …

eHeziCharter Revision Commission Plots without Public Notice BY Hezi Aris

Charter Revision Commission Agenda and Draft Proposed Charter Amendments of July 22nd 2010

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YONKERS, NY, July 23, 2010 — The Charter Revision Commission agenda was formalized in proposed amendments but was not discussed at yesterday nights meeting due to the lack of a quorum. Read the proposed agenda documents at the F.O.I.L. Yonkers website: http://foilyonkers.blogspot.com/2010/07/charter-revision-commission-agenda-and.html

eHeziCharter Revision Commission Agenda and Draft Proposed Charter Amendments of July 22nd 2010