New GOP leaders named to Legislature via D&C

New GOP leaders named to Legislature via D&C

The Monroe County Legislature will get new leaders next month. Republicans have nominated Legislator Anthony Daniele, R-Pittsford, to replace Jeff Adair as the legislature’s president. Legislator Brian Marianetti, R-Greece, is expected to take over from Steve Tucciarello as majority leader. Both Adair and Tucciarello were term-limited and couldn’t run for re-election this year. Tucciarello was elected to the Gates town board in November. Other GOP legislators nominated for leadership positions are Dr….

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9 seats at stake in Monroe County Legislature on Tuesday via D&C

9 seats at stake in Monroe County Legislature on Tuesday via D&C

There are nine contested seats in the Monroe County Legislature this year. Legislators serve four-year terms and make a base salary of $18,000 that can be supplemented by filling certain leadership positions. Voters will make their decisions on Tuesday. Monroe County Republicans have maintained a strong majority in the chamber for years, and that is unlikely to change on Tuesday. 16th District  This district covers most of…

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Solar Installation Estimated to Save Taxpayers $7.3 million over 20 year

Solar Installation Estimated to Save Taxpayers $7.3 million over 20 year

In the coming weeks, I look forward to voting on an agreement that will make way for solar energy generation right here in Monroe County. For many years, Monroe County has consistently demonstrated a commitment to green energy, and this project continues that tradition in a responsible way. The installations will be built, maintained and paid for entirely by Solar Liberty, requiring no financial contribution…

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GOP leaders in County Legislature named via D&C

GOP leaders in County Legislature named via D&C

The Republican majority in the County Legislature has announced several changes in leadership, effective Jan. 1. Legislator Anthony Daniele, R-Pittsford, was named vice president, while lawmakers Debbie Drawe, R-Perinton, and Dr. Joe Carbone, R-Irondequoit, were selected as assistant majority leaders. As vice president, Daniele replaces Legislator Michael Barker, R-Perinton, who was recently elected Perinton town supervisor. Drawe and Carbone are filling roles vacated by Rick…

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LETTER: New county legislator Carbone invites questions, concerns

LETTER: New county legislator Carbone invites questions, concerns

I am Dr. Joe Carbone, your newly elected representative in the 16th Legislative District, comprising northeastern Irondequoit. I am truly thankful that you have entrusted me to represent you in the Monroe County Legislature. As a lifelong resident of the Town of Irondequoit, I know that our community’s biggest concerns are taxes and jobs. While in the Legislature, I look forward to fighting for stable…

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Dr. Joe Carbone is sworn in as a County Legislator for Irondequoit

Dr. Joe Carbone is sworn in as a County Legislator for Irondequoit

Carbone, a Republican, won a special election in November, earning the right to complete the remainder of the four-year that had belonged to Democrat Vinnie Esposito, who stepped down to accept a state post. The chambers of the Monroe County Legislature were full late yesterday (Jan. 3) afternoon, as a crowd gathered to see Dr. Joe Carbone, R, Irondequoit, officially sworn in. Carbone won a…

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