I know that many contribute to the political process and ongoing community and governmental activities personally, serving on committees and attending Council Meetings, but online voices were impressive in this past election and unless everyone has election fatigue, this should continue without interruption. After the election Randy Casale outlined his agenda for the Poughkeepsie Journal. It appears that his priorities include:
1. Keeping costs under contril
2. Exploring shared services
3. Attracting Green Technology jobs
4. A rail trail along Fishkill Creek
I think he also will establish his own support structure -- perhaps with his own administrator and city attorney, new members of the Zoning Board, if their terms are up. New members of the Planning Board seem most important. And there are the advisory committees of Conservation Advisory, and Arts and Culture, TOD advisory to name a few. I hope he hits the ground running with an enthusiastic crop of voices online and in-person assistance.