As Washington D.C. churns and burns, do you find yourself glued to the tube (or phone) these days? The news is interesting, for sure. The big question is What does it all mean for Westchester? What legislation will go? What will stay?
The Westchester County Association has planted the flag for a new Westchester! Business, municipalities, and nonprofit leadersip are backing our new Blueprint for Smart Growth to redirect our economic future. Westchester is on the cusp of becoming a magnet for talent and entrepreneurship, as well as innovation and business expansion. Find out how the seeds we've planted and continue to plant for the future are beginning to grow. Read the report here.
As Washington D.C. churns and burns, do you find yourself glued to the tube (or phone)? What does it all mean for you? For Westchester? Find out on Monday, March 6, at the WCA's power breakfast "Report from Washington," 8 a.m. at the Doubletree Hotel, Tarrytown. Hear from members of NY's congressional delegation -- Reps Nita Lowey, Eliot Engel, and Patrick Maloney -- give us the inside scoop. WCBS News 880 anchor/reporter Alex Silverman will moderate.
Your opinion counts, please take a minute to fill out a brief survey that will provide critical input for this important dialogue with our national leaders.
Congressman Eliot Engel
Congresswoman Nita Lowey
Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney
8 am - Registration and Networking
8:30 am - Breakfast & Panel Discussion
9:45 am - Closing Remarks
The gloves were off at the WCA’s annual Breakfast with the County Executive when Westchester County Executive Rob Astorio took on what he described as the “fake news coming out of Albany.” But all was not contentious; the Smart Growth panel that followed Astorino’s State-of-the-County address, projected an optimistic picture of growth for Westchester in 2017. Here are the highlights:
Online registration is now closed. Walk-ins are welcome. Plan to arrive early to guarantee seating.
Join us for breakfast on Thursday, January 12, 2017 when County Executive Rob Astorino delivers his State of the County address. He'll give us a run down on his agenda and priorities for 2017, and the key issues that will be on his plate. Q &A follows.
Then, we've put together a dynamic and interactive panel, "Westchester's Growth Strategy," that will address regional trends, innovation, gigabit speed internet, and attainable housing (read: housing for millennials and the workforce).
The panel, will be moderated by Bill Cuddy, CBRE, with panelists Moses Gates, Regional Plan Association; Joan McDonald, WCA Strategic Advisor and former head of NYS' Department of Transportation and former Economic Development Director of the State of Connecticut; and Seth Mandelbaum, McCullough, Goldberger & Staudt.
8:00 am Registration and Networking
8:30 am Breakfast, Keynote Speech, County Executive Rob Astorino
8:45 am "Westchester's Growth Strategy" Panel Discussion
10:00 am Conclusion