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Reporting Potholes Will Be Easier in Suffolk County

Soon, it will be much easier for Suffolk residents to register complaints about potholes, graffiti, overgrown grass, etc. on County-owned roads, bridges, medians and shoulders thanks to a bill sponsored by Legislator Tom Cilmi and passed by the County Legislature. The bill requires the Suffolk County Department of Public Works and its Department of Information
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New Year…New Opportunities Fundraiser

Please join me as we celebrate the new year all over again. Tuesday, February 10, 2015  6:30pm to 8:30pm Irish Coffee Pub, 131 Carleton Avenue, East Islip, New York 11730 $100 per person Sponsorships Welcomed: Platinum: $2000 (includes 8 tickets) Gold: $1000 (includes 4 tickets) Silver: $500 (includes 2 tickets) Bronze: $250 (includes 1 ticket)
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Vote NO to Prop 4 and Prop 5

We are urging voters across Suffolk County to vote NO to ballot propositions 4 and 5. Here’s why. Proposition 4 eliminates the elected position of Treasurer in Suffolk County and would provide for the Treasurer to work for the Comptroller.  Anyone who’s been part of an organization knows that you can’t have the auditor (which
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2014 Ballot Referenda

The following five ballot propositions will be on this year’s ballot throughout Suffolk County and require your vote.  IMPORTANT:  They will be on the REVERSE side of the ballot. You must turn the ballot over to vote. PROPOSAL NUMBER ONE Revising State’s Redistricting Procedure The proposed amendment to sections 4 and 5 and addition of
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Wing Fling 4 a Huge Success!

Legislator Tom Cilmi says his annual “Wing Fling” event is, “The most fun you will ever have at a political fundraiser,” and it has developed a reputation for being just that.  Wing Fling 4, held Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at Lily Flanagan’s in Islip lived up to that reputation. With more than 150 in attendance,
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Imposing “healthy” menus in County buildings

On Tuesday, July 29, 2014, the Suffolk County Legislature passed, in an 11-7 vote, a bill entitled, “A Local law to establish healthy food standards at Suffolk County Facilities.”  Legislator Tom Cilmi was among those opposed and called the measure “beyond absurd.” He said, “I’m all for asking the folks that operate our cafeterias and
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Wing Fling 4

Please join me for some beer, some wings, some great live music by the Suburban Brothers Band (with yours truly sitting in every so often), and a wing-eating contest for charity. Wednesday, July 30, 2014  6:30pm to 8:30pm Lily Flanagan’s, 528 Main Street, Islip, New York Tickets are just $35 pp.  Sponsorships available.  Details on
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Electrical licensing to be more business-friendly in Suffolk

The Suffolk County Legislature took a step today towards making Suffolk County more business-friendly for electrical contractors which, supporters say, will translate to lower costs for consumers. A bill sponsored by Legislator Tom Cilmi and passed by the Legislature (HR-1) asks New York State to allow Suffolk County to be the sole licensing authority for
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Republicans Announce 2014 Priorities

The Republican Caucus of the Suffolk County Legislature announced the formation of two task forces, one on Budget & Taxation, to be chaired by Legislator Tom Barraga of West Islip, and one on Mental Health & Substance Abuse, to be chaired by Legislator Tom Cilmi of Bay Shore. Calling the announcement a “reflection of Republican
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Suffolk Offers NYS Safe Boating Course

The Suffolk County Police Department Marine Bureau will offer a two-night course on boating safety at the Suffolk County Police Academy located on the Brentwood Campus of Suffolk County Community College. Courses will fill up quickly so call the Marine Bureau ASAP at (631) 854-8382 to register. Course is free to all ages*. *Minimum age: 
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