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The Supervisor is the Chief elected Official of the Town of Kent. The position of Supervisor is a two-year term and a full-time position. The Supervisor is the Chief Executive Officer and is responsible for the administration of Town government, as well as Chief Fiscal Officer working together with the Town Comptroller to maintain fiscal stability of the Town. Duties of the Supervisor include the administration of the Town's daily functions, budget preparation and control; overseeing legislation, executes all contracts and agreements on behalf of the Town when authorized by the Town Board. As Chair of the Town Board, the Supervisor presides over all Town Board Voting Meetings and Town Board Work Sessions and votes on matters before the Town Board.
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    Maureen A. (Dem) Town Supervisor, Attorney

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Campaign Phone (845) 531-2268
Facebook Maureen Fleming for Supervisor
Bio I have been married to the love of my life for 30 years. We have three terrific adult children who make us proud every day. I am an attorney and have also been a teacher, holding teaching certifications in biology and elementary education.
Education NYU - BA - Biology Antioch School of Law - JD
Endorsements Westchester/Putnam Central Labor Body - AFL-CIO; IBEW Local 363; Communications Workers of America Local 1103 AFL-CIO; Building and Construction Trades Council of Westchester and Putnam Counties, N.Y. AFL-CIO; Teamsters Local 456
I have put forth 4 budgets with no tax increase. To continue this, we need to improve our commercial base. I have been working with realtors, the EDC and local attorneys to attract businesses to the Town. As a result, we may finally be seeing some real commerce coming to Kent. At the Town Board Meeting on Oct. 24, 2017, there was a presentation of a project on Route 52 that would bring 2 hotels - a LaQuinta and a Radisson Red, an indoor water park, a restaurant and truck stop to Kent. This would bring an estimated 200 jobs and tax relief to residents. I would like to see this through and attract more businesses to our Town. I have initiated a Kent Lakes Committee which bring togethers representatives from all our lake communities. We are working to improve water quality and the quality of life Town-wide. We will be seeking grants in upcoming months. I would like to bring more activities for our residents to enjoy in addition to Winter Fest and our 4th of July festivities.
The Town of Kent currently shares services with the County and neighboring Towns principally through our Highway Department and our Police Department. There has been discussion regarding the consolidation of Assessor services once the current term of Assessors in the Towns expires in 2019. Of course, the biggest savings for residents through consolidation would be achieved through consolidation within the school districts. Currently there are 6 school districts in a County of fewer than 100,000 residents with 6 Superintendents and top heavy with administrators. I believe the school districts could consolidate some administrative functions without losing our schools' individual character. Unfortunately, Town Supervisors have no power to implement consolidation in this area.
Working with the Highway Superintendent, we have improved the Highway Department facilities by constructing a new salt dome and material bins at our main garage. We have secured grants to do major paving projects in Town and will continue to seek funding for additional paving projects. Within the next few weeks, we will start the installation of an inclusive playground on the grounds of Town Hall, funded by a grant secured through Assemblywoman Sandy Galef and a gift from the Buddhist Association of America. We have added amenities to our parks, such as a skills park and pump track at Ryan's Park. I would like to add additional amenities at Huestis Park as well.
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