By Supervisor George Hoehmann The process of constructing an annual budget for Town government is a tough, time consuming one. It is not a task that is taken lightly. The goal is the same every year: create a responsible and realistic budget that is balanced and puts the taxpayer first. We probed every budget line and […]
Today, the five Town Supervisors from Rockland County conducted a joint, unannounced visit to the Hi-Tor animal shelter in Pomona. Clarkstown Supervisor George Hoehmann, Ramapo Supervisor Michael Specht, Orangetown Supervisor Chris Day, Haverstraw Supervisor Howard T. Phillips Jr., and Stony Point Supervisor Jim Monaghan inspected the shelter to ensure the facility is adequately providing for […]
Hometown Happenings: You Decide: How long should Terms of Office be for Clarkstown elected officials?
By Supervisor George Hoehmann With less than two weeks before Election Day, I wanted to use the space I have here to remind voters in Clarkstown that there are two propositions that you will have the ability to weigh in on this year. You will have the opportunity to decide whether town council members should […]
By Supervisor George Hoehmann As Clarkstown’s 2019 Tentative Budget was taking shape, we relied upon two guiding principles to lead our way. We wanted it to be Responsible and Realistic, which meant that we had to add a third “R” into the budget equation: Restructuring. One of the key areas that we looked in to was […]
On Tuesday, October 16, 2018 in a Clarkstown workshop meeting, which lasted nearly two hours, Supervisor George Hoehmann and his board skillfully conducted a meeting that largely served as a public hearing open to the more than 100 residents who filled the auditorium, approximately 30 of whom voiced their opinions, pro and con, as to […]
By Supervisor George Hoehmann A couple of weeks ago I was surprised to listen to a speaker talk about the poor state of volunteerism in our community, especially among the young. I could not have disagreed more strongly. This past weekend I had the opportunity to reflect upon the good work that some of our young […]