Mount Vernon, NY – City of Mount Vernon Mayor-elect Ernest D. Davis yesterday announced he intends to appoint Charlene M. Indelicato as Commissioner of Planning and Community Development. In this capacity, Ms. Indelicato will assume the positions of Commissioner of Planning, Urban Renewal Agency Director and Industrial Development Agency Director.
Ms. Indelicato has served in local government for over 20 years, as Corporation Counsel and City Manager of the City of New Rochelle and, more recently, as Westchester County Attorney where she supervised over one hundred employees.
The report noted above was undertaken at the behest of Yonkers Mayor-elect Mike Spano and a majority of Yonkers City Councilmembers in a letter dated December 13, 2011, which request, in part, Inspector General Dan Schorr "Initiate a review of the recent action of the Yonkers Parking Authority, wherein a four year contract was granted to Lisa Mrijaj, whose position is that of the present Chief of Staff to Yonkers Mayor Phil Amicone. Inspector General Dan Schorr was asked to review the validity of the contract and appointment of Ms. Mrijaj to determine if her hiring was properly conducted and conformed to civil service laws as may be required.
Yonkers Mayor-Elect Mike Spano yesterday announced the designation of Susan Gerry as Deputy Mayor, Steven Levy as Chief of Staff, and Christina Gilmartin as Director of Communications. Co-host Hezi Aris will discuss their respective appointments during the first hour, from 10 - 12 Noon on December 29, 2011. Also discussed will be the rezoning legislation that passed the Yonkers City Council's Special Meeting of December 28th, and the infighting for dominance among the Democrats and Republicans for Majority and Minority leadership and the stipend that goes along with it. Listen live at http://www.BlogTalkRadio.com/WestchesterOnThe Level and join the conversation by call toll-free to 1-877-674-2436.
U.S. Congressional candidate Mark Rosen will open the 10 - 11 am opening hour with host Hezi Aris on December 28, 2011. From 11 am to 12 Noon a revelation of illegal conduct having taken place in the City of Mount Vernon at the highest levels of government. And an advisement of Yonkers Mayor-elect Mike Spano's disignees for his administration. For the post of Director of Communications, C.G., and for Deputy Mayor, S.G., and Chief of Staff, still unknown. (Listen live at http://www.BlogTalkRadio.com/WestchesterOnThe Level and join the conversation by call toll-free to 1-877-674-2436.
The Council has been working very hard to get this budget process moving. Letters involving the concerns of the Council about the timeliness of the budget process were sent to the Office of the Mayor as far back as August - another in September, and yet another in November. If the budget had been presented on time, there would have been plenty of opportunities for all of these meetings to take place and still meet all deadlines.
We, The Undersigned Members Of The City Council, Pursuant To Rule 1.2 Of The City Council Rules, Do Hereby Call A Special Meeting Of The City Council, To Be Held On Wednesday, December 28, 2011 At 6:00 P.M. In The City Council Chambers, Fourth Floor, City Hall, Yonkers, New York For The Following Purpose; To Discuss And Take Action On:
MOUNT VERNON, NY -- December 27, 2011 -- Mount Vernon Mayor-elect Ernest Davis last night issued a letter of rebuke of the three members of the Mount Vernon Board of Estimate & Contract for their still not having adopted an annual estimate/budget for the FY 2012 as required by the law of the City of Mount Vernon. The Board of Estimate & Contract consists of the present Mayor Clinton I. Young, jr., Comptroller Maureen Walker, and City Council President Karen Watts. The letter is to be hand delivered to each of the aforementioned during the morning hours today.
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