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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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Thank You

“I continue to be incredibly humbled by the support from 10th District residents of all walks of life and all political parties.  I will continue to be your outspoken voice in County government and on State and national issues.  Thank you for your trust and your votes. I take the significance of neither for granted.
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Support Fiscally Responsible, Functional Government

VOTE NOVEMBER 5, 2013 Making Suffolk County more business-friendly…Enabling job creation and economic growth. •  Advocated for on-line business permit application system to eliminate bureaucracy and red tape and reduce lead times •  Lowered permit costs for small businesses and made fees predictable and transparent •  Fought to make the regulatory process more transparent to
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Cilmi Receives Environmental Endorsement

In a press release dated August 6, 2013, the New York League of Conservation Voters called Legislator Tom Cilmi (R-East Islip) an “environmental voice worth listening to,” and an “important advocate for brownfield redevelopment.” Cilmi is running for reelection this year for his third term.  The full NYCLV press release can be read here.  

A Redistricting Farewell Tribute

The Islip North Community Watch Group, led by Joan Smith and Glen Carballo, paid tribute to Legislator Tom Cilmi recently.  The group was formed with Cilmi in response to a rash of crime in the north Islip community and has grown in stature and scope despite successfully addressing the crime issue. As a result of
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Wing Fling 3

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Cilmi Bill Tightens Up Employee Residency Hiring Procedure

Calling it a “necessary reform” Legislator Tom Cilmi announced the passage of legislation he sponsored which requires that the Legislature approve a waiver of the County’s residency requirement prior to hiring. Cilmi filed the bill after a waiver request was presented to the Legislature three months subsequent to the hiring of a new employee from
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Legislature Calls for Better 9-1-1 Emergency Response

“No one should be put on hold when calling 9-1-1,” said Legislator Tom Cilmi upon passage of his bill to require Legislative notification whenever staffing levels in the County’s 9-1-1 call center fall below 90% of budgeted positions. Cilmi sponsored the resolution after a number of residents contacted him about delays in speaking to a
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