Government News

Birdsall Disseminates Cost of WJWW Water at Town Council Meeting

Westchester Joint Water Works (WJWW) Business Director David Birdsall appeared at the Wednesday, August 17th Mamaroneck Town Council meeting, disseminating the cost of WJWW Water, stating that the average retail cost of a gallon of WJWW Finished Water in 2021 was Nine Tenths of One Cent ($0.00944).

Village News From the Mayor

We have moved closer to beginning Phase 1 of the Flint Park Renovation Project by approving a professional engineering services contract with Woodard & Curran for the planned improvements for Flint Park. We’re so excited about this public/private partnership in our flagship park! For more information about the plan, visit www.flintpark.org. 

New Legislation to Help New Yorkers Through Nationwide Affordability Crisis

Governor Kathy Hochul recently signed a legislative package aimed at expanding tax relief for New York homeowners, particularly those 60 and over. The package, which was signed alongside members of the State Legislature and advocates, will help to support homeowners – from first-time homebuyers to senior citizens – as inflation, rising costs, and other factors drive a nationwide affordability crisis.  

Livable Communities Celebrate Aging Village Fair

Westchester County Executive George Latimer announced the County will be presenting a free event for seniors and their families in September: The Livable Communities Celebrate Aging Village Fair will take place at the Mount Pleasant Community Center, 125 Lozza Drive, Valhalla from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, September 13.

Westchester County Airport Will Receive Critical Funds

On August 23, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced $3,668,460 in federal funding for three Hudson Valley airports: Hudson Valley Regional, Westchester County, and Sullivan County International. The funding was allocated through the Federal Aviation Administration’s Airport Improvement Program (AIP), which was bolstered by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and will be used to improve snow removal operations and enhance airfield safety.

Construction of New Accessible Sidewalks and Shared Use Paths

Governor Kathy Hochul announced $178.8 million has been awarded to 75 communities across New York State for projects that promote environmentally friendly modes of travel and make it easier and safer to walk, bike or hike.