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List of elected leaders in favor of KJ separation

Aug 19th, 2017 | By

Here is the list of elected leaders we would like to thank for publicly coming out firmly in favor of KJ separation: County Executive Steve Neuhaus County Legislator, Mike Anagnostakis Chester Supervisor, Alex Jamieson Harriman Mayor Steve Welle Harriman Deputy Mayor Colleen Farrell Harriman Trustee Bruce Chichester Harriman Trustee Sandy Daly Harriman Trustee Frank Borowski Monroe

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PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE – SAVE THE DATES

Jul 24th, 2017 | By

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE – SAVE THE DATES The public hearing dates and times for the proposed separation of Kiryas Joel from Monroe are: Tuesday, August 15th, 6:30 pm at the Central Valley Elementary School auditorium, 45 Route 32, Central Valley NY Wednesday, August 16th, 6:30 pm at Bais Rachel Paradise Hall, 5 Israel Zupnik Drive,

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* Here’s to 2017!

Jan 3rd, 2017 | By

Hello Friends. Happy New Year to you and yours. This is the year we’ve been waiting for. The year we have the opportunity to make lasting changes in Monroe. We have the opportunity to fully take back our Town Board. In 2015, we elected Tony Cardone and Mike McGinn to the Town Board. We are

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* Do the math: 382 acres, 7,640 apartments, 45,840 people

Oct 5th, 2016 | By

Why did you move to Orange County? The schools? The rural character? The commute? The people? Maybe all of the above. I am proud to be one of an amazing group of people who started the grassroots group, United Monroe. We created our organization four years ago in order to activate a very disengaged electorate

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* IMPORTANT: TOWN OF MONROE PUBLIC SURVEY

Sep 26th, 2016 | By

TOWN OF MONROE PUBLIC SURVEY This survey relies on maps and information contained in a draft baseline inventory found here: Click here for Monroe Comprehensive Plan Update Baseline Inventory These comments are intended to obtain a sense of the preferences for land use within the unincorporated area of the Town of Monroe. To start the

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Code of Conduct

Oct 19th, 2015 | By

United Monroe believes that an informed and involved citizenry is a critically-important element of democracy. Monroe is fortunate that so many of its citizens have responded to the call to civic duty to counter the destructive actions of the current Town Board. During town meetings, most of the members of this Town Board regularly treat

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*Public hearing on Annexation 6/10

Jun 5th, 2015 | By

As many of you know, next Wednesday is the public hearing on the 507 acre annexation. This is an opportunity to voice your objections to this illegal land grab, on the record. The purpose of the public hearing is to respond to the DGEIS (Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement) released by KJ’s Engineering firm. This

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*IMPORTANT CALL TO ACTION!

May 30th, 2015 | By

IMPORTANT CALL TO ACTION! Assemblyman James Skoufis notified us that his annexation bill should get through the Rules and Ways and Means Committees next Tuesday. At that point, this bill and the NYS DEC bill will hit the assembly floor. We ask that you email Senator Larkin, asking that he help get both of these

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*Why United Monroe doesn’t support TMACC

May 28th, 2015 | By

I received a call from a friend today who had questions about the Monroe movie theater and why I recommend that people refrain from attending movies there. I will tell you what this isn’t about: This isn’t about any personal feelings or vendettas against Harley Doles. It’s no secret that Doles was elected to vote

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* KJ’s Draft Scoping Outline For Proposed 507-Acre Annexation

Mar 3rd, 2015 | By

Here is a copy of the Draft Scoping Outline 020615 for tonight’s Scoping Session in Kiryas Joel for those who wish to review it. identity and subsequent credit