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Request for Proposals issued to clean and develop contaminated Islip properties

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

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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Sworn in for a fourth term

January 4, 2016 – Hauppauge, New York Legislator Tom Cilmi, with his wife and son at his side, signed the oath of office for the fourth time.  Cilmi said he was again humbled by the “profound trust” placed in him by the voters and vowed to continue to be a pragmatic, conservative voice on the
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Reflections on 2015

It’s the first day of 2016 and I think it’s appropriate to take a critical look back on 2015 before we map out the next 364 days.  So here’s my 2015 year-in-review. Bills I sponsored which passed, in order of introduction: IR-1048 – Reappointing Lynda Moran to the Citizens Advisory Board for the Arts. Lynda is
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Collaborating with OASAS and area schools to foster drug prevention

November-2015 Legislator Tom Cilmi invited school superintendents from districts within the 10th Legislative District along with representatives from the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS), to discuss prevention programs and share experiences in an effort to improve substance abuse prevention in schools.  Cilmi, who has chaired a Republican Caucus Task Force
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Islip Chamber of Commerce Announces Grand Marshal for 2015 Holiday Parade

Doris Kennedy, President of the Islip Chamber of Commerce, announced that Suffolk Legislator Tom Cilmi will be the first ever Grand Marshal of the Holiday Parade. Kennedy said the Chamber Board selected Cilmi for all he’s done for the Chamber and for the community.  Cilmi served on the Board of Directors of the Islip Chamber
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Cilmi Proposes Multi-year Budget Planning

Republican Legislator Tom Cilmi proposed for the second time a bill that would require Suffolk County to adopt a multi-year budget plan each year.  If approved, the bill would have required the County Executive to submit an operating budget plan, indicating anticipated revenue and expenses, for the three years following each upcoming budget year.  The plan
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Cilmi Wins Re-Election

Thank you to the voters of the 10th LD for the trust you’ve again placed in me. It was a decisive win with just about 75% of the vote. My heartfelt thanks goes out to everyone who asked for a lawn sign, shared a kind word on Facebook, spoke to friends, helped with my walking campaign,
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Newsday Endorses Cilmi in Suffolk

Calling him a “strong and vocal watchdog,” Newsday said, “Cilmi has emerged as a reliable scold, a valuable role when you’re complaining about finances in a county with a troubled budget.” Legislator Tom Cilmi, running for his fourth term in the Suffolk Legislature, said he’s grateful for the acknowledgement and the endorsement, but said the only
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Police Reports Online in Suffolk

Legislator Tom Cilmi sponsored a bill in the Suffolk County Legislature directing the Suffolk County Police Department to study and report on the viability of creating a preliminary online police report option for residents wishing to report minor crimes. He said the idea came from a community meeting on crime. “Giving residents the option of
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