Mayor Richard Thomas Weekly Report — March 30, 2019

MOUNT VERNON GOOD NEWS!

Top Stories: State of the City Address, Charter Revision, Memorial Field, Saturday’s with Shah, $30k Grant for Healthy Food, and so much more!!

Mayor Richard Thomas Delivers State of the City Address

In Reply to the City Council’s Disrespectful Demand, “I Will Not Turn My Back on the People!” Said Mayor Thomas

Join Us for an Informative Discussion on Charter Revision

What’s Going On with Memorial Field?

See How Memorial Field Will Be the Anchor of the Canal Village Revitalization Plan

Okarter Replies to (More) Wallace Lies:

As stated before, reiterate again:

“I only deal in fact and that’s what I plan to do today. The reason why the City is in the dire financial state it’s in and why the Moody’s rating has been removed is because City Council and the Comptroller have failed to pay for the URA Audit from 2016. The Mayor has made these requests directly to the Council and the Comptroller to try to get funding for the URA’s audit, however, those requests have been met with denials and no’s,” Said Commissioner Chantelle Okarter who is the Executive Director of the Urban Renewal Agency.

Council President Wallace Votes NO on Closing the URA Books to Get the City’s Bond rating Back

HISTORIC: Mayor Richard Thomas was able to bring the Razorbacks and Jets organizations together under “Mount Vernon Football.” This new union reflects a grass-roots culture change whereby once opposing groups are now working together to better serve our children and win the fight for the future. This video says it all. Our kids will play together, stay together.

Mount Vernon School District Sues Comptroller Reynolds for Withholding $31M in School Taxes

Mount Vernon Receives $30,000 Grant to Increase Access to Healthy Foods in Parks and Recreation

Saturdays with Shah: Join Shah the Beautification Guru Every Saturday to Help Clean-Up MV

Big Billy’s Bar and Grill Pumping It Up For Mount Vernon!

138 Mount Vernon Avenue

Listen to us live:

Mayor Richard Thomas is live and on-the-air several days a week, taking your calls, addressing your concerns, and answering your questions. See the schedule below and be sure to tune in!

On Tuesdays at 7:20 am, Mayor Richard Thomas joins WVOX’s Bob Marrone to discuss pressing political news in Mount Vernon, Westchester County, and the country. Catch this week’s show here.

On Fridays, the Mayor joins Fada Gassy for Gloves On Gloves Off on Future FM Radio at 98.9 FM. Catch this week’s episode here.

Mayor Thomas also hosts “Mount Vernon Moving Forward,” every Friday between 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm on WVOX 1460 AM Radio. This is your opportunity to call-in and speak to the Mayor directly. The number is 914–636–0110. You can listen to last week’s show here.

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