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RPEGCL
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Support Rotterdam roads, back Lamora

“All politics is local” so said Tip O’Neill, famous Speaker of the House. I would submit that it can’t get any more local than the street on which you live, in my case, Ghents Road.

In next month’s election, I will not be voting for Mr. James Longo for town of Rotterdam highway superintendent. In June 2012, as superintendent, an independent officer by statute, Mr. Longo oversaw the destruction, by a developer, of a large vehicle turn-around which was an integral part of the western end of Ghents Road. Further, Mr. Longo allowed the developer to seize that same property for the building of a home.

The turnaround, on this dead-end road, was built 20-25 years ago, ironically, while Mr. Longo was a town Highway Department employee. The turnaround was paved while he was superintendent of highways.

For all the years of its existence, it was maintained and plowed by the town of Rotterdam Highway Department. This portion of Ghents Road was used by vehicles, including large school buses, trucks, waste haulers and fire trucks to turn, in one sweep, without having to use someone’s driveway.

Mohonasen school buses and other large vehicles now have to do a three- or five-point turn between two homes where small children live. Some Monday mornings, waste haulers back down the entire road, approximately half mile, at 6 a.m., unsure of how they would turn around at the end of the road.

Finally, multiple requests to Mr. Longo while he was superintendent regarding drainage problems and standing water on this street were never acted upon, despite promises to do so. I will be voting for Larry Lamora to keep this post. During his brief tenure, he has been very responsive to the issues regarding Ghents Road, despite being hamstrung by the current town administration, which has not budgeted any funds for pavement.

Del Pierce

Rotterdam

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what is longo these days............a dem or a rep??

he's flipped flopped a couple times.....yes?

and folks thought he was put out to pasture and already collects $$$$$....no?


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what is longo these days............a dem or a rep??

he's flipped flopped a couple times.....yes?

and folks thought he was put out to pasture and already collects $$$$$....no?


I believe you are correct BT!   Did a lookup on See Thru NY Pensions and there is a retired town of Rotten-dam employee with the same name...and he is collecting his pension.   Retirement date was 12/31/2013.

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I believe you are correct BT!   Did a lookup on See Thru NY Pensions and there is a retired town of Rotten-dam employee with the same name...and he is collecting his pension.   Retirement date was 12/31/2013.



that's what I thought.

so ROTTENdamians are not only going to pay his salary....but his retirement TOO???

if he gets elected....ROTTENdamians ARE dimwits!!!!


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I was told that Jim Longo needs two more years to be able to collect his full retirement (tier 1 or 2) if he doesn't put in another few years at this higher salary than his income will suffer greatly.

OH BOO HOO to bad so sad, should have thought about that when you got in bed with the Stupidvisor and his deputy dog  
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I was told that Jim Longo needs two more years to be able to collect his full retirement (tier 1 or 2) if he doesn't put in another few years at this higher salary than his income will suffer greatly.
OH BOO HOO to bad so sad, should have thought about that when you got in bed with the Stupidvisor and his deputy dog  


we heard the same thing.

why is it an issue now?

why did he retire in the first place if he knew this before?.....dirty laundry exposed?

now that's a reason to run for political office.....huh?

what is really pathetic....is that the dem party is supporting him just so HE CAN GET A HIGHER RETIREMENT!!!!!

even MORE taxpayer money...out the window thanks to evil politics!

as a side note.....how many of these folks running for election actually have a PRIVATE SECTOR JOB??

personally....I wouldn't vote for ANYONE of them who does not work in the private sector....they are just a drain on the taxpayers already!!
(unless they forfeit their salary of course)

if they either work in the public sector or is/will be collecting a life time pension w/benefits via the taxpayers.....DON'T VOTE FOR THEM!!!!

imho


When the INSANE are running the ASYLUM
In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule. -- Friedrich Nietzsche


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