“Individual commitment to a group effort – that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.”   

-Vince Lombardi,  NFL Player,  Coach & Executive

 

TRUSTED LEADERSHIP

For over 25 years, under the leadership of Cortlandt Town Supervisor Linda Puglisi, the idea of standing up for Cortlandt and standing up for the team has been the central commitment of the Cortlandt Democratic Party. Cortlandt is the largest town in Westchester County New York, boasting 40,000 diverse residents with an abundance of green space, parks and Hudson River views. We are proud of our town and we are especially proud of our long tradition of Democratic Leadership.

Goals & Achievements

These are some of our goals and achievements.
  • Balanced budgets – every year!
  • Tripled the fund balance account!
  • Kept town debt low – just 1.05% of bonding capacity!
  • Expanded shared services –  saving taxpayers millions of dollars!
  • Expanded infrastructure with addition of 1.6 million water tank.  Another tank is scheduled for next year.
  • Established on-line tax payment for flexibility and convenience to taxpayers while reducing operating costs
  • Improved parking and access to the Metro-North station
  • Initiated on-line public accessibility to tax records.
  • Established five day tax payment extensions for seniors
  • Negotiated the lowest credit card processing fee in Westchester history
  • Launched one-time payment plan for homeowners facing foreclosure
  • New education facility for Seniors
  • Hosted summer concerts at the riverfront
  • Added Improvements to Town Pool with miniature golf and bathhouse scheduled for next summer
  • Expanded youth center programs
  • Upgraded and extended exercise trails
  • Secured thousands of acres of protected open space
  • Leading in the effort to redevelop Indian Point and to obtain property tax offsets
  • Prevented barges from being anchored along our shores
  • Promoted Solarize programs throughout Cortlandt
  • Prevented Furnace Dock Lake from being drained by Con Edison
  • Completed new award-winning Sustainable Comprehensive Plan for smart growth
  • Stopped the “Buzz” electric converter station from coming to Cortlandt
  • The town of Cortlandt has a proud tradition of honoring our Veterans and First Responders
  • In fact, Cortlandt is the home of many First Responders who have chosen to live and raise families here.
  • Home of the Montrose Veterans Administration, which we will continue to fight to keep in our community at its beautiful location on the Hudson River.

Cortlandt Candidates

Debbie Carter-Costello

Town Council

James F. Creighton

for Town Council

Mary E. Breining

Receiver of Taxes

Kimberly Ragazzo

for Town Justice

Laroue Rose Shatzkin

for Town Clerk

Cortlandt Dems Leadership Team

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    Karen

Karen Pecora

Chairperson

Karen is the long time chairperson for the Cortlandt Democratic Committee. Karen is also a proud Democrat, union member and union leader.

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    Dean

Dean McBeth

Treasurer

Dean is originally from Detroit and moved here with his wife in 1987.  They now call Crugers (ED 5) in Cortlandt home. If we each do just a little we can accomplish much.

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    Josh

Joshua Subin

Vice Chairperson

Joshua is an attorney and longtime Democrat who moved to Cortlandt in 2015 with his wife Creisa and young son George. Please contact Josh for web & media related inquiries. *No solicitations please.

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