Taxes

Westchester Municipal Officials Association endorses School Lunch Recycling Program

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ImageI would like to thank the Westchester Municipal Officials Association for hosting this meeting.

New York State STAR Registration Hits the 2 Million Mark

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ALBANY, NY -- The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance said today that more than 2 million qualified homeowners statewide have now registered for the STAR property tax exemption. The deadline is December 31.

NYC, Miami and 27 other large School districts are ditching Styrofoam trays

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I have shared with the Board the following article and then emailed them my comments below.

http://mobile.nytimes.com/2013/12/02/us/urban-schools-aim-for-environmen...

Dear Board,

I hope you all had a lovely and peaceful Thanksgiving break and I commend you for spending so much of your time on School issues.

Watchdog Group -Cause of Action- Issues Statement on Bramson's Echo Bay Concession

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Our friends over at the political watchdog group Cause of Action has issued a statement on the recent news regarding Mayor's concession on the Echo Bay Project. The statement reads as follows:

Can New Rochelle Mayor and Forest City Ratner debate truth and facts?

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Can New Rochelle Mayor and Forest City Ratner debate truth and facts?

Can a leopard change its spots?

What’s in your wallet?

New Rochelle School District pays out again to developer.

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New Rochelle School District pays out again to developer.

Everyone remembers the tax abatements for the Home Depot that were given to a developer back in the 90’s. Much to my surprise, I was at the New Rochelle School Board Meeting the other night and what was on the agenda, a resolution for approval of another certiorari reduction/payback in taxes.