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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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*United Monroe Press Release:

May 30th, 2015 | By

United Monroe Press Release: PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release For more information call: Emily Convers, United Monroe (845) 300-9762 Daniel Richmond (914) 682-7800 UNITED MONROE DEMANDS THAT MONROE TOWN BOARD FULFILL ITS LEGAL RESPONSIBILITY TO ADDRESS FATAL DEFICIENCIES IN KJ’S DGEIS Notes That DGEIS for Proposed Annexation Fails To Recognize Kiryas Joel’s Historic Pattern of

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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



* Stand Up Hudson Valley Episode 12 – Annexation

Feb 19th, 2015 | By

Join hosts John Allegro and Emily Convers for “Stand Up Hudson Valley” on Feb 19 at 7:30 pm.  In this podcast, your hosts will discuss the lawsuit filed by the KJPE against petitioners and municipalities involved in the Monroe/Blooming Grove annexation. Also on the agenda; Town of Monroe filing for lead agency in the Blooming

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* 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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* Stand Up Hudson Valley – Special Live Meeting

Feb 3rd, 2015 | By

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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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