To the Editor, It is time to start discussing issues important to Lewisboro voters. I for one do not want to turn the clock back to the double digit tax increases and deficit spending of two years ago, when Lewisboro's previous Democrat administration spent money it did not have and in the process squandered a $2.4 million surplus reducing it as noted by Standard & Poor's to an "operating deficit of $1.87 million." With the supervisor position and two council seats up this November, it is time to pay attention. Supervisor Charlie Duffy's leadership in his first term has been a breath of fresh air. Thanks to his professional management style and the tough choices he has made, the unsustainable spending habits of the previous administration have come to an end and a significant portion of their record deficit has already been repaid. This has resulted in Standard & Poor's restoring the Town's credit outlook from "negative" to "stable".
Together with fellow town board candidates John Pappalardo and Rhea Mallett, Town Clerk Kathy Cory, and former three-term highway superintendent, Steve Hill, our endorsed candidates are highly qualified, dedicated, and a community-oriented team that Lewisboro taxpayers deserve. In stark contrast to the two years that preceded him, Mr. Duffy's first term has been one of outstanding accomplishments, not just in finances, but also in areas including cell coverage, ADA compliance, government reorganization, recreation and sustainability. Let's focus the debate on issues that matter and keep Lewisboro on the path to recovery. Wayne Coluccini.Lewisboro Republican Town CommitteeSouth Salem
Click here to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.