Special Meeting of the Yonkers City Council for Monday, June 13th, at 9:15 p.m.

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PRESENT:                PRESIDENT OF THE COUNCIL                                                 CHUCK LESNICK DISTRICT 1                                  MAJORITY LEADER PATRICIA D. McDOW 5                                  MINORITY LEADER JOHN M. MURTAGH   COUNCIL MEMBERS: DISTRICT: 2                                  WILSON A. TERRERO 3                                  JOAN GRONOWSKI 4                                  DENNIS E. SHEPHERD 6                                  JOHN LARKIN WE, THE UNDERSIGNED MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL, PURSUANT TO RULE 1.2 OF THE CITY COUNCIL RULES, DO …

eHeziSpecial Meeting of the Yonkers City Council for Monday, June 13th, at 9:15 p.m.

Statement from Senator Jeffrey D. Klein, (D-Bronx/ Westchester) Regarding Today’s Press Conference by Yonkers City Councilmembers

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ALBANY, NY — “No such legislation can be enacted without certification from The State Comptroller's Office, and they made it clear that this current proposal did not pass muster. Furthermore, it is sad and unfortunate that some are willing to bring Wisconsin-style politics to Yonkers by seeking to have the State Legislature impose a unilateral wage freeze that violates collective …

eHeziStatement from Senator Jeffrey D. Klein, (D-Bronx/ Westchester) Regarding Today’s Press Conference by Yonkers City Councilmembers

New York State Delegation Issues Joint Statement

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Senators Klein, Stewart-Cousins; and Assemblymen Abinanti, Pretlow, and Spano “The City’s proposal that was sent to us on June 2 to borrow money to pay operating expenses is not supported by the State Comptroller as it is fiscally unsound. The State Legislature cannot take up a plan that, since it lacks the Comptroller’s approval, will violate the law. The Council …

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Westchester County Conservative Committee Convention Endorsements By HEZI ARIS

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YONKERS, NY — Acid-tongued bloggers have learned the names of those endorsed for their respective campaign efforts by the Westchester County Conservative Convention endorsements.

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Mayor Amicone Urges City Council Action on Plan to Save School District

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Creation of Transitional Finance Authority Would Net $20 Million For Yonkers Schools In Crisis Yonkers, NY — Yonkers Mayor Phil Amicone has submitted a revised plan to the City Council that would help avert hundreds of layoffs and program cuts at the Yonkers Public Schools by creating a Transitional Finance Authority (TFA), allowing the city to restructure some of its …

eHeziMayor Amicone Urges City Council Action on Plan to Save School District

Yonkers City Councilman Dennis Shepherd Missing in Action Yet Again By Hezi Aris

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YONKERS, NY — The budget hearings that come before the Yonkers City Council began in earnest Monday afternoon. The process would take place this week alternating between the demands of protocol required to satisfy Yonkers Business Week and the Yonkers City Council's scrutiny of the budget. Missing in action from this week's opening was Yonkers City Council Dennis Shepherd, so-called …

eHeziYonkers City Councilman Dennis Shepherd Missing in Action Yet Again By Hezi Aris

Richard Martinelli’s Announcement of Candidacy for Mayor of Yonkers

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"My family and I are standing before you today because Yonkers, this wonderful city that we callhome is facing financial perils unprecedented in history. We are not unique. Along with othercities around our nation we face difficult decisions. Many of the things we will have to do willbe unpopular…Many choices we will have to make will be painful. But these …

eHeziRichard Martinelli’s Announcement of Candidacy for Mayor of Yonkers

DiNapoli Advises Federal Shutdown Poses Wide-ranging Impact for New York State

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A looming shutdown of the federal government could have wide-ranging  implications for New York State residents and governmental functions,  according to a report released today by New York State Comptroller  Thomas P. DiNapoli. “New York is trying to get its fiscal house in order,” DiNapoli said.  “A federal shutdown would be disruptive in the short term and damaging  in the long term.  It could create …

eHeziDiNapoli Advises Federal Shutdown Poses Wide-ranging Impact for New York State

Senator Stewart-Cousins Unveils Mandate Relief Package

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Bills Aim to Provide Cost-Savings to Local Governments and Taxpayers  Albany, NY —  State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D/I/WF – 35th District), Ranking Minority Member of the Local Government Committee and Member of the Governor’s Mandate Relief Redesign Team, announced the introduction of five measures and passage of one bill to provide localities with mandate relief which will result in cost …

eHeziSenator Stewart-Cousins Unveils Mandate Relief Package

Michael Rotanelli to Announce Candidacy for Yonkers 3rd District City Council Seat

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Yonkers, NY — Hoping to restore Yonkers to its glory days, lifelong city resident Michael Rotanelli will announce his candidacy to represent the 3rd District seat on the Yonkers City Council at a reception to be held Thursday, April 7 at 6:30 p.m. at Reno’s Trattoria, located at 33 Lockwood Avenue in Yonkers.       Rotanelli, president and CEO of Transit …

eHeziMichael Rotanelli to Announce Candidacy for Yonkers 3rd District City Council Seat