Monroe Town Board

July 17, 2017 Town Board Meeting Synopsis

Jul 18th, 2017 | By

It has been a long time since I’ve written a synopsis after a Town Board meeting. There are two reasons for this: 1. Since we’ve elected Mike McGinn and Tony Cardone, I feel like we’re in good hands and the Town Board no longer needs policing. 2. I just get too upset and frustrated with

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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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* 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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* In the News. Article in the Epoch Times:

Dec 7th, 2015 | By

United Monroe™ Hopes for More Transparency From Town Board Emily Convers says two new board members have changed the political landscape By Yvonne Marcotte, Epoch Times | December 2, 2015 MONROE—Resistance to the annexation of a portion of the Town of Monroe by the Village of Kiryas Joel continues unabated. The political action organization United

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* Sunday December 6, at 8pm for Stand Up Hudson Valley #43

Dec 6th, 2015 | By

Join us on Sunday December 6, at 8pm for Stand Up Hudson Valley #43. In this episode, we’ll review the highlights and lowlights of the public hearing on the Monroe Town zoning changes proposed by the Doles-McQuade-Burke regime. We’ll also have a special feature – “A Night at the TWACC” Call the show live at

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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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United Monroe™ Update

Sep 6th, 2015 | By

Hello Friends. The reports are all in. Multiple agencies, environmental groups, municipalities, even the Town of Monroe’s own consulting firm’s report confirms what we all know.  KJ’s environmental review was a sham.  KJ refused to acknowledge the potential growth and development if the 507 or 164 acre annexations are approved.  Their engineering firm failed to

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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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* 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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