Recycling: Paper, Plastic, Bottle, and Now, Textiles
By Mayor MARY MARVIN, Esq.

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BRONXVILLE, NY — May 14, 2019 — I recently attended a Westchester County Municipal Officials presentation on decreasing a whole section of potentially recyclable waste by capturing the textile market.  Most communities are doing a good job on the paper/plastic/bottle recycling but presently 85% of all the textiles we use are discarded as trash, and the number is growing. According …

Mary MarvinRecycling: Paper, Plastic, Bottle, and Now, Textiles
By Mayor MARY MARVIN, Esq.

The Need to Heal the National Divide
By Mayor MARY MARVIN, Esq.

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BRONXVILLE, NY — May 7, 2019 — Last Thursday, on the National Day of Prayer, I attended a breakfast organized by Pastor Waterstone of the Reformed Church and attended by every Protestant Church in the area as well as Rabbi Barzelai from Sinai Free Synagogue. It was one of the most inspiring events I have attended in recent memory.  Rev. …

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By Mayor MARY MARVIN, Esq.

Bronxville’s Alluring Beauty
By Mayor MARY MARVIN, Esq.

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BRONXVILLE, NY — April 30, 2019 — After a winter of concentrating on the new underground infrastructure, the Trustees and I are now focusing on our visible environs. How particularly beautiful they are thanks to the collaborations with our Bronxville Beautification Committee and the Boulder Ledge Garden Club. Con Edison also came through with the new boxwoods on Midland Avenue …

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Bronxville Budget for FY2019-2020 Approved
By Mayor MARY MARVIN, Esq.

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BRONXVILLE, NY — April 23, 2019 — After an extensive process ably led by our Village Treasurer Lori Voss and our Village Administrator James Palmer, with consultation from all department heads, the Trustees and I approved a budget for fiscal year 2019-2020.  The entire budget is available for review on the Village website, www.villageofbronxville.com. Net-net, on a taxable assessed value …

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By Mayor MARY MARVIN, Esq.

Bronxville Abuzz With Joy and Yes, Even Some Frustration
By Mayor MARY MARVIN, Esq.

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Usually the projects are Village driven, but now many Westchester County projects that affect the Village have reached the top of the queue.  Chief among them is the Palmer Avenue Bridge and related road closure which began on April 10th and is expected to last until June 28th.  This major structural repairs needed have been years in the planning and …

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By Mayor MARY MARVIN, Esq.

New York State’s FY2019-2020 Adopted Budget That Will Most Impact Bronxville
By Mayor MARY MARVIN, Esq.

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BRONXVILLE, NY — April 2, 2019 — The New York State budget passed on April 1, 2019.  As part of the budget, Senate lawmakers approved a pay raise for Governor Cuomo and Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul at 2:45am on the 1st and the Assembly followed at 7am.  Under the measure, Cuomo’s current $200,000 salary will increase to $225,000 in 2020, …

Mary MarvinNew York State’s FY2019-2020 Adopted Budget That Will Most Impact Bronxville
By Mayor MARY MARVIN, Esq.

New York’s Steeply Progressive Tax Code Catalyst for Exit to New Domiciles
By Mayor MARY MARVIN, Esq.

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BRONXVILLE, NY — April 2, 2019 — New Yorkers are leaving the state in record numbers which should be a cause of concern to us all.  Overall, New York is grappling with a population that is growing more slowly than almost every other state as well as an out migration of over 1 million people in the past decade, more …

Mary MarvinNew York’s Steeply Progressive Tax Code Catalyst for Exit to New Domiciles
By Mayor MARY MARVIN, Esq.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Refuse
By Mayor MARY MARVIN, Esq.

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BRONXVILLE, NY — March 22, 2019 — As the Village discusses a sustainability plan in the context of our Comprehensive Plan rollout, in one aspect we are being thwarted by events far beyond our control. It is China’s decision to no longer provide a market for our recycled paper and plastic which has already had a major trickle-down effect. After …

Mary MarvinReduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Refuse
By Mayor MARY MARVIN, Esq.

Bronxville’s Identity Defined
By Mayor MARY MARVIN, Esq.

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BRONXVILLE, NY — March 5, 2019 — Mayor Nancy Hand my mentor, guiding light and dear friend noticed that in my Comprehensive Plan summation in last week’s column, I glossed over one of the most important aspects of the Village – our historic natural landscapes as nature has greatly influenced Village life and even our material culture.  As Marilynn Wood …

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By Mayor MARY MARVIN, Esq.

The Externals By Which We Judge Informs to Embrace Small
By Mayor MARY MARVIN, Esq.

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BRONXVILLE, NY — March 5, 2019 — As the Trustees and I embark, with assistance from professional planners, on a Comprehensive Plan for the Village, I have devoted considerable time researching what factors make a community sustainable and desired. With but a few exceptions, the answers were predictable, but so worth reiterating as we go forward with our review of …

eHeziThe Externals By Which We Judge Informs to Embrace Small
By Mayor MARY MARVIN, Esq.