The Week In Review-The Weekend Ahead



Assemblyman Colin  Schmitt has launched a 99th District Reopening and Long Term Recovery Task Force. This task force is will solicit input from leaders throughout the district regarding legislation and other additional actions that the legislature should take to help the reopening process and also to ensure long term economic recovery in our region.

Members of the task force include first responders, medical professionals, small business owners, local officials, union members, education professionals, religious leaders as well as others with expertise and insight to offer on a strategic reopening and plans for long-term economic recovery.

Assemblyman Schmitt stated, “As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact our region we must remain focused on the medical response and containment measures but also look ahead to reopening and long term economic recovery. In order to facilitate the reopening process and ensure long term economic recovery in our region. I look forward to working with local partners from a diverse set of backgrounds to ensure we can get back on track and come back stronger than ever before. Please stay well during these trying times and as always feel free to reach out to my office for any assistance you may need.”


Assemblyman Schmitt will conduct virtual meetings during the reopening and recovery process with task force members.  The following individuals have been appointed to the 99th Assembly District Reopening and Long Term Recovery Task Force:


Thomas Tripodianos, President Hudson Valley Builders and Remodelers Association

Andrew Regenbaum, Councilman Town of New Windsor

Elsie Rodriguez, Superintendent Monroe-Woodbury Central School District

Mayor Tim Egan, Village of Woodbury and Paramedic with Rockland Paramedics

Dr. Tony Ardisana, US Naval Reserve Doctor

Matt Ross, Carpenters Local 279

Kathy Stegenga, OC Legislator & Blooming Grove Chamber of Commerce President

James Monaghan, Town of Stony Point Supervisor

Father Michael Cedro, Pastor Holy Cross Catholic Church

Kurt Hahn, Director of Emergency Management Cornwall, NY

Rob Jeroloman, Town of Blooming Grove Supervisor

Vicki Hoffman, Hoffman Insurance

Eve Lincoln

Barbara Martinez

Vincent C. Finiza, President of Chester Fire Department

Michele Young, Owner Bagel Girls, Chester, NY

Bill Schuster, Executive Director, Black Rock Forest



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