THE HEZITORIAL: School Infrastructure Prospects Obscure Spano Family Fiscal Gains – Another Distraction By HEZI ARIS

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YONKERS, NY — September 29, 2015 — John Carr, Executive Director of Facilities at the Yonkers Public Schools (YPS) was this September fired and rehired. Earlier in the month Joe Celli, Deputy Commissioner at the Yonkers Department of Public Works, overseer of maintenance of city-wide facilities was also likewise fired and rehired. The firing of each was illegal. They were …

eHeziTHE HEZITORIAL: School Infrastructure Prospects Obscure Spano Family Fiscal Gains – Another Distraction By HEZI ARIS

Comptroller DiNapoli Issues Report On Public-Private Partnerships

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Recommends Strong Oversight and Taxpayer Protections to Avoid Costly Mistakes EDITOR'S NOTE: See video presentation by Yonkers BoE's Mr Bracchitta before Senator Greg Ball at end of article as videotaped by Hezi Aris at Mount Kisco Library!  ALBANY, NY — New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli called for strong oversight provisions if New York broadens the authority of the …

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Review of Proposed Private Public Partnership Legislation Discussed by Hezi Aris on Westchester On the Level – Monday, June 3, 2013 @ 10 a.m.

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YONKERS, NY — June 2, 2013 — Host Hezi Aris reviews proposed legislation that speaks to the Private Public Partnership on the Monday, June 3, 2013th show of Westchester On the Level from 10 a.m. onward. The show is heard every weekday, from 10 a.m. – 12 Noon on the BlogTalk Radio platform. Your participation is shameslessly solicited; share your perspective by …

eHeziReview of Proposed Private Public Partnership Legislation Discussed by Hezi Aris on Westchester On the Level – Monday, June 3, 2013 @ 10 a.m.

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Mayor Spano Requests Commission of Inquiry Into the Finances of The City Of Yonkers (CoY) to Conduct Independent Review of Yonkers Public Schools (YPS) Proposal to Rebuild Schools

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YONKERS, NY – March 8, 2013 – Mayor Mike Spano today announced his request of the Commission of Inquiry into the Finances of the City of Yonkers to conduct an independent fiscal review of the Yonkers Public Schools’ recently released study on infrastructure improvements to city schools, entitled Yonkers PRIDE: Performance-based Rapid Infrastructure Development. Editor’s Note: The study has not …

eHeziMayor Spano Requests Commission of Inquiry Into the Finances of The City Of Yonkers (CoY) to Conduct Independent Review of Yonkers Public Schools (YPS) Proposal to Rebuild Schools

The Hezitorial: P3 – Public-Private Partnership or Pierorazio-Patel Ploy? By HEZI ARIS

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YONKERS, NY – July 4, 2012 — Yonkers Inspector General Kitley S. Covill issued her initial report about the Yonkers Board of Education Board of Trustees after they had cast their vote extending Yonkers Public Schools Superintendent Bernard Pierorazio's contract illegally. She took office on June 11, 2012, and her report, issued July 2, 2012 was her first official finding. …

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DiNapoli Recommends Guiding Principles to Protect Taxpayer Interests in Public-Private Partnerships

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As New York State grapples with cost-effective solutions for its estimated $250 billion in infrastructure needs over the next 20 years, the state should examine both the opportunities that public-private partnerships offer as well as the underlying financial risks associated with forming those partnerships, according to a report released today by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. 

eHeziDiNapoli Recommends Guiding Principles to Protect Taxpayer Interests in Public-Private Partnerships