NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Westchester Assembly Delegation budget forum, originally scheduled for Thursday, February 13th, has been rescheduled for Friday, February 21, 2014 at the Greenburgh Town Hall, 177 Hillside Avenue, Greenburgh, NY, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The purpose of the forum is to solicit input from the public regarding the priorities and impacts of Governor Cuomo’s proposed SFY 2014-2015 budget on the residents, communities, organizations, and elected officials of Westchester. Assemblyman Gary Pretlow chairs the Westchester Assembly Delegation, which includes Assembly members Thomas Abinanti, David Buchwald, Sandy Galef, Stephen Katz, Shelley Mayer, Steve Otis and Amy Paulin.
Persons who wish to testify at the forum should contact Debra Lagapa at Assemblyman Steve Otis’ office as soon as possible, but no later than noon on Thursday, February 20th. Ms. Lagapa can be reached at (914) 939-7028, or by email, [email protected]. The Westchester Assembly Delegation also encourages the submission of written comments, which will be fully considered by the delegation and be made a part of the record of the forum. Written comments may be emailed as an attachment in any common format to the Westchester Assembly Delegation at [email protected], or faxed to Assemblyman Otis’ office at (914) 939-7167.
“Your input on key budget issues is vital,” said Assemblyman Gary Pretlow. “We urge you to make your voices heard and help us to advocate effectively for the needs and concerns of Westchester residents in this year’s budget process.”