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Legislators call for oversight of County Health Department fees

Cilmi files bill requiring Legislative approval of fee increases

February 6, 2016 Suffolk County Legislator Tom Cilmi (R-East Islip) announced today that he has introduced legislation to require the Department of Health, like other county agencies, to obtain legislative approval before raising fees, and to require a public hearing before doing so.  Legislator Cilmi’s bill, the first for his 2016 agenda, comes after the DOH raised existing fees and
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Moody’s Downgrades Suffolk Outlook to “Negative”

Republican Legislator Tom Cilmi Issues Statement

February 4, 2016 – Legislator Tom Cilmi issues statement on Moody’s downgrade of Suffolk County’s financial outlook to “Negative” I am never partisan for the sake of being partisan, but Democrats have controlled Suffolk County for the last ten years and this is what we’ve got. We have more than double the debt…more than $1.5 billion,
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Request for Proposals issued to clean and develop contaminated Islip properties

Grant Avenue junkyard on the list

January 27, 2016 Legislator Tom Cilmi announced the Suffolk County Land Bank Corporation (SCLBC), created in 2013 by the Suffolk County Legislature to address brownfield properties in Suffolk County, has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the redevelopment of five properties located in the Town of Islip, including a 1.5 acre parcel on Grant
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Champlin Creek Dredging Yields Far-Reaching Benefits

Improved salt marsh conditions at Seatuck Wildlife Refuge

Legislator Tom Cilmi joined County Executive Steve Bellone, Enrico Nardone, Executive Director of Seatuck Environmental Association and Michelle Potter, Refuge Manager for the Long Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex to announce a joint project between Suffolk County and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service made possible, in part, with funds from the Federal Government. The project
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