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Term: 4 years Salary: $15,801

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    Gregory Lasorsa
    (Rep, Con, I)

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    John A. Pappalardo
    (Dem, WF)

  • Daniel X. Welsh
    (Dem, WF, Grn)

Biographical Information

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What is your position on increasing the supply of fair and affordable housing in your community?

City/Town of Residence Katonah
Current Political Office none
Education B.A Fordham University, 1979 J.D. New York Law School, 1982
Prior Civic Service Board Member Lewisboro Baseball Association, 2000-2005 President of Lewisboro Baseball Association 2006-2013 Member of Lewisboro Parks and Rec. Advisory Council 2005-2012 Member Lewisboro Planning Board 2013- to present
Campaign Web Site http://www.lewisborogop.com/
Campaign Phone (914) 320-4310
Throughout my years of town-wide service, I have consistently faced each issue with the best interests of the community as my guide. I have no agenda other than to serve our town and its residents with pride and dedication. I favor holding the line on property taxes and maintaining budgetary and fiscal responsibility. I consider road maintenance to be a priority in the Town of Lewisboro, and I support maintaining and improving recreational and senior facilities.
All communities should certainly seek to increase their affordable housing supply; however, I believe affordable units should be located throughout the community and not limited to one location. It also is in the best interest of our community when the units are family friendly and designed in conjunction with the surrounding community, rather than as an isolated island. The needs of Lewisboro's own population, especially its elderly, should not be neglected.
City/Town of Residence Lewisboro New York
Current Political Office Lewisboro Town Councilman
Education BA Ithaca College 1982 New England Law School 1986
Prior Civic Service Lewisboro Lions Club Member and former President responsible for starting and developing student Leos community service youth organization assisting in Special Olympics, Town beautification and fund raising projects as well as senior citizens activities; Youth soccer, baseball and basketball coach; High-school mock trial Judge and Teacher/Instructor; Participant in Lawyers in the elementary school classroom program; Active in scouting; Lewisboro Town Board 2010 to present
Campaign Web Site http://www.lewisboro2019.com
Campaign Email Lewisboro2019@gmail.com
Campaign Phone (914) 330-3397
I am fiscally responsible in budget management as I have a fiduciary obligation to our constituents to treat all tax payer money as if it were my own. That said I firmly believe,as a Town Board,that we must provide essential services to our residents surrounding safety which means repairing and retaining the integrity of our infrastructure largely dealing with our roads, efficient snow removal and appropriate policing. We need a new master plan to unite our hamlets and prepare us for the future.
I have supported zoning changes enabling the construction of affordable housing through out our Town to be marketed and managed by the County. I have further voted for the sale of a town asset to be converted to affordable market rate one bedroom units. Fair and affordable housing is an essential vehicle to providing an equal opportunity to public school education. Moreover social/economic diversity is an enriching experience for school children to be cultivated and embraced by public officials
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