Mount Vernon City Council President André Wallace Letter to Mayor Richard Thomas

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ANDRÉ WALLACE CITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT CITY COUNCIL ONE ROOSEVELT SQUARE, ROOM 104 MOUNT VERNON, NY 10550 (914) 665-2352 · FAX (914) 668-6044 www.cmvny.com   May 22, 2019   CITY COUNCIL ONE ROOSEVELT SQUARE, ROOM 104 MOUNT VERNON, NY 10550   Re: “Special” City Council Meeting – Bank Account Allegations   Dear Mayor Thomas: We write in response to your letter …

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Latest Kiley Group Poll Reveals Mount Vernonites Fully Engaged In Sharing Their Views and Perspectives on The City of Mount Vernon
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E X C L U S I V E MOUNT VERNON, NY — April 14, 2019 — The Tom Kiley Group, Veteran Democratic Pollster, continue to gain greater insight into Mount Vernonites’ views and perspectives on various issues. The poll defined herein was tabulated between March 27th and April 11th, 2019,  from among 747 Democrats. The results are recognized to …

eHeziLatest Kiley Group Poll Reveals Mount Vernonites Fully Engaged In Sharing Their Views and Perspectives on The City of Mount Vernon
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City Council Vote Exacerbates Mount Vernon’s Problem
By DERICKSON K. LAWRENCE

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MOUNT VERNON, NY — February 28, 2019 — The Mount Vernon City Council vote of February 27, 2019, overriding Mayor Thomas’ veto, does not fix the problem, it exacerbates it. Here’s why. Even under the duress of time — the rationale given to override the veto — the vote is a highly irresponsible decision by our elected leaders, especially at …

eHeziCity Council Vote Exacerbates Mount Vernon’s Problem
By DERICKSON K. LAWRENCE

The Mount Vernon Sewer Crisis Explained
By Mount Vernon Mayor RICHARD THOMAS

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MOUNT VERNON, NY — July 9, 2018 — Bringing Mount Vernon’s sewers into federal compliance comes down to seven words. (Warning: they are all F-words, but they are not dirty.) Forward: Please join me at this Wednesday’s City Council meeting in City Hall at 7 p.m. Our environmental attorneys and representatives from the federal government have been invited to lay …

eHeziThe Mount Vernon Sewer Crisis Explained
By Mount Vernon Mayor RICHARD THOMAS

Mount Vernon Facing Crippling Fines for Longstanding Failure to Upgrade Sewer System
By Mount Vernon MAYOR RICHARD THOMAS

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Mayor Urges Prompt Action by Council and Comptroller to Fund the Necessary Upgrades MOUNT VERNON, NY — June 30, 2018 — To stave off crippling fines and tax hikes, Mayor Richard Thomas has asked the Comptroller and City Council to approve the funding – a net cost of $122,000 for taxpayers – for the jobs and equipment needed to bring Mount …

eHeziMount Vernon Facing Crippling Fines for Longstanding Failure to Upgrade Sewer System
By Mount Vernon MAYOR RICHARD THOMAS

Right v. Wrong
By Mount Vernon MAYOR RICHARD THOMAS

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Dear Mount Vernon Friends and Family… MOUNT VERNON, NY — June 30, 2018 — I write to you this morning (press notice arrived yesterday, June 29, 2018) because Mount Vernon needs your voice. My administration has partnered with grassroots and Blue-Chip organizations, obtained millions in grants, and aggressively sought to implement tax saving solutions; however, other branches of local government …

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By Mount Vernon MAYOR RICHARD THOMAS

Ethics in the City of Mount Vernon
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One of society’s biggest problems is the existence of double standards. With all the focus on ethics in Mount Vernon, I thought it appropriate to review the integrity of other campaign filings to see if they would come up with questionable ethical concerns. For starters, I looked at former Mayor Ernest Davis’ and City Council President Lisa Copeland’s recent submissions …

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Fighting the Abortion of Memorial Field’s New Life
By Mount Vernon MAYOR RICHARD THOMAS

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MOUNT VERNON, NY — June 9, 2018 — The road to road to Memorial Field’s rebirth has been met with forces who want an abortion over its new life. There is a line in the sand and on one side are the people of Mount Vernon who want Memorial Field back. On the other, are members of the City Council, who …

eHeziFighting the Abortion of Memorial Field’s New Life
By Mount Vernon MAYOR RICHARD THOMAS

Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas to Sue City Comptroller Deborah Reynolds for Failure to Act

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Mayor Seeks Enforcement of Court Order to Ensure Employee Health Benefits Planning Commissioner Chantelle Okarter   MOUNT VERNON, NY — May 5, 2018 —Repeated refusal by Mount Vernon’s Comptroller to pay employee health-care benefits is forcing Mayor Richard Thomas back to court to seek enforcement of a July 2017 injunction prohibiting interference by the Comptroller and City Council with the mayor’s …

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Mount Vernon: The Old vs New
By Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas

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  MOUNT VERNON, NY — April 18, 2018 — When I served on the Mount Vernon City Council, I got my first chance to see how our city’s government functioned and what I saw wasn’t pretty. I found systems that were old and outdated and a City Hall that operated as a patronage haven for many people, including rewarding those …

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By Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas