Street Address: 9 Gifford St., Tuckahoe
Race: Tuckahoe Trustee
Political and civic experience: Two terms on the Tuckahoe Village Board
Family: Wife: Mary Ann Jonaitis, Diabetes Educator at Columbia University Medical Center Children: Eileen (26), Laura (23), David (21)
Residency: 27 years in TuckahoeIncumbent?: Yes
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Education: Canisius College -- BA (1975) Fordham Law School -- JD (1981)
Occupation: Intellectual Property attorney in a Manhattan law firm
Other social media: www.linkedin.com/pub/stephen-quigley/13/73a/246/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?
During my four years as a Trustee, I have gained a great deal of knowledge about our village as well as insight into what is required for providing our residents with the highest possible level of services. As an attorney, I have the analytical skills to assess the impact and consequences of proposed policies and laws so that the Trustees always act in the best interests of our residents.
What would be your top three priorities if you are elected or re-elected?
1) Pledge Tuckahoe to be a New York State Climate Smart Community. This will entail persuading the Trustees to agree to take steps to making our Village more sustainable in order to become eligible for State funded grants.
2) Continue to form budgets that are fiscally responsible while also maintaining the level of services that our residents have come to expect. This is accomplished by advocating with the Board to consider not only a budget/'/s impact on taxes, but also its impact on the quality of life in Tuckahoe.
3) Increase our cooperation with Bronxville and Eastchester. This entails an analysis of potentially overlapping services and equipment, and working with these other entities to make the most efficient use of our respective personnel and equipment.