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$10,000 for Hudson Park Greenhouse

In my last official act as County Legislator, I delivered a big check for $10,000 (see photo) to the dedicated civic group – the Hudson Park Children’s Greenhouse – they are mobilizing and raising money to restore the greenhouses at the park. Here’s the website for this non-profit group: http://hudsonparkgreenhouse.org/ It always made me sad to…

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Sound Shore Legislators on LI Sound Tunnel

Statement from Sound Shore Westchester County Legislators Jim Maisano, Catherine Parker & Nancy Barr on Proposed Long Island to Westchester Tunnel “As the Westchester County Legislators that represent the districts on the Sound Shore, we remain open-minded on the proposed tunnel from Long Island to Westchester under the Long Island Sound (see Newsday article: https://www.newsday.com/business/sound-tunnel-cuomo-oyster-bay-westchester-1.16369235), but we…

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Watch My Cable-TV Show With John Ravitz

Please check out the new episode of my Cable-TV show, the Good Government Forum, on YouTube. I interview John Ravitz, the Executive VP and Chief Operating Officer of the Business Council of Westchester. We had an interesting chat about the economic and political issues facing Westchester’s business community. LINK: https://youtu.be/FyIgO-eHPkU On the Good Government Forum, I interview elected and…

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Legislator Maisano Negotiates Deal to Save Playland Pool!

For Immediate Release: June 20, 2017 Contact: Matt Richter, BOL Communications Director 646-302-2220, mjr3@westchestergov.com Legislator Jim Maisano Negotiates Deal to Save Playland Pool On Monday evening, June 19, 2017, Board of Legislators Vice Chairman Jim Maisano (R, New Rochelle, Pelham, Pelham Manor) was joined by 14 of his fellow Legislators in passing a $9.54 million Bond Act to…

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Watch My Cable-TV Show With Dr. Brian Osborne

Please check out the new episode of my Cable-TV show, the Good Government Forum, on YouTube. I interview Dr. Brian Osborne, the Superintendant of the New Rochelle School District. Tune in and learn all about New Rochelle’s strong school system. LINK: https://youtu.be/LiBrOjEq-Qw On the Good Government Forum, I interview elected and civic leaders about issues facing our community. The…

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April is Organ Donor Month in Westchester

    Upon my request, the Westchester County Board of Legislators named April Organ Donor Month in Westchester County. We had a ceremony this past Monday, April 3 to honor a Westchester resident, Paul Broderick, who bravely donated a kidney to save the life of Tom Jasinski of Buffalo. Tom then founded an organization called…

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5 County Police Officers Hired!

BOARD OF LEGISLATORS UPDATE: 5 County Police Officers Hired! Over the past few years, I pushed hard to ensure that the Westchester County Police Department is fully staffed. There are just too many threats out there to cut corners on public safety, so this issue remains a priority for me. This week, I joined my…

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End of 2016 County Legislator Update

Dear Friends and Neighbors: Thanks for granting me the honor to serve as your County Legislator. Here’s my 2016 end-of-year update: Vice Chair in Bipartisan Leadership Team: I’m happy to report that we are completing our third consecutive year with a bipartisan leadership team running the Westchester Board of Legislators, where I serve as Vice Chair…

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Toys For Tots 2016 at Dudley’s

The Maisano Family ran another successful Toys for Tots event at Dudley’s in New Rochelle on 12/10/16. We’re so thankful for the hundreds of toys and gift cards that were donated, which will be distributed to kids in need in the Westchester area by the Marine Corps League. We raised $3,530! Our volunteers were a…

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I will not vote to close Playland Pool

  Over the past few months, I’ve been trying to save the Playland Pool. My goal is to either repair it to get the pool through a few more seasons or build a replacement. I was disappointed to see legislation presented to the Board of Legislators that would tear down the Playland Pool. You can be…

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Watch My Cable-TV Show With Joe Stout

Please check out a new episode of my cable-TV show, the Good Government Forum, on YouTube. I interview Joe Stout, the former Westchester County Parks Commissioner and now Executive Director of Friends of Westchester County Parks. Tune in and learn all about our county parks. LINK: https://youtu.be/zRH1PWDt61o On the Good Government Forum, I interview elected and civic leaders about…

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Watch My Cable-TV Show With Bishop Mott

Please check out a new episode of my Cable-TV show, the Good Government Forum, on YouTube. I interview Bishop Reford Mott of the Family Christian Center located in downtown New Rochelle. LINK:  https://youtu.be/C0RO7k8JYaw On the Good Government Forum, I interview elected and civic leaders about issues facing our community. The 30-minute show airs every Thursday at 12am, 7am, 12pm & 7pm on Cablevision…

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Watch My Cable-TV Show With Police Commissioner Pat Carroll

Please check out a new episode of my Cable-TV show, the Good Government Forum, on YouTube. I interview New Rochelle Police Commissioner Pat Carroll about issues facing our excellent police department. On the Good Government Forum, I interview elected and civic leaders about issues facing our community. The 30-minute show airs every Thursday at 12am, 7am, 12pm & 7pm on Cablevision Channel…

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Fantastic Fundraising Night At New Rochelle YMCA!

THANK YOU! I’m very proud of our effort to save the New Rochelle YMCA pool. We had a wonderful fundraiser last night – 150 people attended and so far we raised $27,000 (with more coming in). Special thanks to the following: To my fellow elected officials representing New Rochelle – Democrats & Republicans – for…

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Help SAVE New Rochelle YMCA Pool!

I’ve been helping the New Rochelle YMCA in the drive to SAVE its pool, and we’re having a fundraiser this Thursday, March 26. It’s an important cause and WE NEED YOUR HELP. The pool is currently closed and needs repairs to roof. For decades, our YMCA was the place in New Rochelle where kids from…

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