Street Address: 156 Second St., Buchanan
Race: Buchanan Mayor
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Political and civic experience: Former Mayor of Buchanan – 6 Terms Former Village Trustee – 1 Term
Family: Married to Carolyn Gilbert Donahue – 54 Years 5 Children & 21 Grandchildren
Residency: Village - 50 years; County - 78 yearsIncumbent?: No
Other ballot lines:
Republican, Village Justice Party
Education: Graduate of Peekskill High School; Attended Westchester Community College
Occupation: Retired New York State Trooper
Why are you running for office or seeking re-election?
What in your personal, civic or professional experience recommends your election or return to office?
Mayor of Buchanan, 12 years, without a tax increase and with no service reduction; 2 year Village of Buchanan Trustee. In my years as NY State Trooper and as Mayor, I have worked closely and successfully with my constituents to provide the best service available, always putting the people as my main priority.
What would be your top three priorities if you are elected or re-elected?
1. Put Entergy Back On The Tax Roll
2. Review And Update Facilities (esp. Sewer Plant Repairs) And Programs Which Will Benefit Village Residents
3. To replace the traffic light at the Buchanan-Verplanck Elementary School entrance on Westchester Avenue at no cost to the tax payer.
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