Teamsters Will Honor SEIU 32BJ PICKET LINE as SEIU VOTES TO STRIKE 250 BUILDINGS CLEANING CONTRACTORS STARTING MIDNIGHT NEW YEARS EVE

A UNION-ESTIMATED 375 TO 400 SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION 32BJ MEMBERS ASSEMBLED AT THE CORNER OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING BOULEVARD AND MARTINE AVENUE THIS EVENING . THEY VOTED IN PUBLIC TO STRIKE 250 WESTCHESTER-CONNECTICUT RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERICIAL BUILDINGS EFFECTIVE … Continue reading

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County to Study Westchester Sewage System. Appoints Mike Kaplowitz to Conduct Review to Control Costs, Find Efficient Changes to make in Sewage Treatment for County’s Future

MikeKaplowitz, (County Executive George Latimer and Director of Operations Joan McDonald looking on,) said:  “I’m excited about the challenge to find cost savings and consolidation efficiencies within the Department of Environmental Facilities.  I want to thank County Executive George Latimer, my long-time mentor, for this opportunity.”  (Westchester County Photo) WPCNR … Continue reading

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COUNTY BOARD PASSES 2020 BUDGETS

WPCNR COUNTY CLARIONLEDGER. From the Westchester County Board of Legislators , December 9, 2019:  This morning, the Board of Legislators voted 15-1 to pass the county’s 2020 operating, capital and special districts budgets. The $2.1 billion operating budget, which includes a $1 million cut to the county property tax levy, continues … Continue reading

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WESTCHESTER COUNTY SALES TAXES POP CORK IN OCTOBER–RISING 31.3% –ON TRACK FOR 7.7% INCREASE FOR 2019 END OF YEAR. WHITE PLAINS MAINTAINS 5.4% GROWTH AFTER 4 MONTHS OF FIS 2019-20

WPCNR QUILL & EYESHADE. From the NYS Department of Taxation & Finance. December 9, 2019: Westchester County sales tax dollars, if last year’s 2018 figures are met, will generate $593,369,046 when the county fiscal year ends, an annual increase of … Continue reading

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URBAN RENEWAL AGENCY APPROVES EMINENT DOMAIN OF PROPERTIES ON EAST POST ROAD. DOES NOT NECESSARILY MEAN ALL WILL BE ACQUIRED, CITY COUNSEL SAYS. NOW NEGOTIATIONS BEGIN. MAIN PROPERTY OWNER TO MEET WITH HIS TENANTS FRIDAY. TELLS CITY, “LET’S MAKE A DEAL.” IF JUDGE EVENTUALLY GRANTS EMINENT DOMAIN, PROPERTY OWNERS CAN CHALLENGE MOST AMBITIOUS URBAN RENEWAL PROJECT IN 50 YEARS

WPCNR DOWNTOWN LOWDOWN. December 4, 2019 UPDATED 10 PM EST UPDATED 11:30 AM DECEMBER 5 UPDATED WITH LIVE VIDEO, DECEMBER 6, 2019 8:55 AM: The White Plains Urban Renewal Agency voted unanimously this morning in city hall to consider eminent … Continue reading

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