Annexation

* Kiryas Joel Annexation ‘There is hope’

Feb 13th, 2015 | By
United Monroe

Kiryas Joel Annexation Kiryas Joel Annexation ‘There is hope’. We in Monroe have a 507 acre annexation petition on the table. Kiryas Joel leaders are orchestrating the land grab of 507 mostly rural acres of Monroe land in order to change the zoning from rural to urban and then build thousands of high density apartment

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* Do us a favor. Think back to the past two years

Feb 10th, 2015 | By
United Monroe

Do us a favor. Think back to the past two years. Think about how Doles, Burke and McQuade got elected. Think about their absence of lawn signs- their absence of any kind of campaign. Remember the type written letters shoved into mailboxes by McQuade and planning board member/crony Rich Troiano? Remember the lies about United

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* TAKE ACTION #2

Jan 31st, 2015 | By
United Monroe

Please send this email to County Executive Steve Neuhaus at CEOffice@OrangeCountygov.com County Executive Neuhaus, As you are aware, the majority of citizens in Monroe and surrounding towns are deeply concerned about the annexation efforts by the Kiryas Joel Power Elite (KJPE). It’s an established fact that the KJPE are orchestrating the annexation efforts. We know

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* TAKE ACTION! #1

Jan 30th, 2015 | By
United Monroe

TAKE ACTION! Below is a sample letter for you to send to the DEC Commissioner today. Please cut and paste the below text and insert it into the form on the DEC website: http://www.dec.ny.gov/about/407.html Here is the sample letter: Commissioner Martens, As a citizen of the State of NY, I am deeply disturbed to hear

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* Important Clarification

Jan 30th, 2015 | By

Important clarification: KJ winning lead agency does not mean KJ won the annexation. It simply means that the DEC gave them the lead role in the environmental review process for the original 507 acre annexation. We can challenge this annexation. We will need your support in the coming weeks. Stay tuned for more updates.



* DEC to Make Decision – UPDATE

Jan 28th, 2015 | By

UPDATE: Just received a call from Blaise Gomez. Our information was correct; DEC Commissioner Martens has granted lead agency to Kiryas Joel for the 507 acre annexation petition. We just learned from a very reliable source that the DEC Commissioner will grant lead agency to the Village of Kiryas Joel for the 507 acre annexation.

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* County Executive Neuhaus issued a press release yesterday, January 13th

Jan 19th, 2015 | By

IMPORTANT NEWS: County Executive Neuhaus issued a press release yesterday, January 13th, 2015. In this release, he proposes to increase the sewer capacity by 3 million gallons per day in Sewer District number 1. What reason does Neuhaus give? To allow the Camp LaGuardia project in Chester to move forward in the interest of “economic

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* New Annexation Petition Filed

Jan 2nd, 2015 | By

Yesterday was an important day. In an era of social media and sound bytes, we’re glad that the supporters of United Monroe have an attention span and the thirst for information not often seen today. Yesterday, December 30th, John Allegro, a leader of the United Monroe organization, filed an annexation petition to annex 336 acres

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Nov 24th, 2014 | By

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