SCARSDALE, N.Y. – The popular Scarsdale Forum will hold its first public meeting and discussion of 2016 on Thursday, where local Assemblywoman Amy Paulin will update the membership on several local initiatives that may affect her village.
Now in her 15th year in office, Paulin will be the guest of honor at her hometown library, where she will address her constituents on the state budget, gun control and other hot-button issues that have been in the news recently.
Paulin - who has called Scarsdale home for more than three decades - also chairs the Assembly Committee on Energy and services on the Committees on Education, Higher Education and Health.
Following Paulin’s “State of the 88th District,” Scarsdale Public Library Director Beth Bermel and Library Board President Terri Simon will provide an updated presentation about the proposed near $20 million renovation and expansion of the library.
Finally, there will be a discussion with the village Sustainability Committee’s on its recent report on for composting and the Services Committee will update what is known about a potential high-speed rail line that would run through Scarsdale.
A question-and-answer period will follow each presentation.
The meeting gets under way at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb 11 in the Scott Room at the Scarsdale Public Library. Preceding the meeting, there will be a reception honoring the chairs of the Forum’s Committees at 7:30 p.m.
The Scarsdale Forum is a civic organization that is more than a century old. It is dedicated to improving life in Scarsdale. The forum studies issues before local, regional and state governing bodies and provides input and recommendations through public reports and statements.
For program and membership information, visit www.ScarsdaleForum.com, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 914-723-2829.