New York, N.Y. – Second District Legislator Bridget Fleming, elected in November to her first term with the Suffolk County Legislature, has been appointed chairwoman of the Legislature’s Ways and Means Committee. The committee considers all actions and legislation affecting insurance, general real estate matters, ethics, the sale of Brownfields property tax liens, matters involving the day-to-day operation of county government, and responsibilities of the District Court and the Traffic and Parking Violations Agency.
Additionally, Legislator Fleming was appointed as the vice chairwoman to the Health Committee, and will serve on three other committees: Environment, Planning and Agriculture; Public Works, Transportation and Energy; and Public Safety.
“I am honored that the leadership has entrusted me with significant responsibility, particularly in heading up the important Ways and Means Committee. I look forward to working with my colleagues to serve our communities in addressing the needs of Suffolk County,” said Legislator Fleming.
The first General Meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature of 2016 will be held on Feb. 9 in Hauppauge. Committees will meet the week before, starting Feb. 1. Visit legis.suffolkcountyny.gov for the full meeting schedule.
Pictured Above: Freshman Legislator Bridget Fleming, pictured at the Suffolk County Legislature’s Organizational Meeting on Jan. 4, has been appointed chairwoman of the Ways and Means Committee and vice chairwoman of the Health Committee.
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