Mandate Relief Committee


Meetings are held regularly according to the Board’s schedules.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Submit an application to join the Mandate Relief Committee (PDF).

  • Judith McGrath - Chair
    Term Ends: July 21, 2017
  • Peter Cipriano
    Term Ends: March 28, 2020
  • Warren S Gottlieb
    Term Ends: July 21, 2017
  • Christian G. Hildebrand
    Term Ends: October 28, 2017
  • James McCauley, Alternate Member
    Term Ends: July 21, 2017
  • Neil Skolnick
    Term Ends: July 21, 2017

Mission Statement

The Mandate Relief Committee is charged with the task of identifying means for obtaining relief from New York State Mandates. The board was established on April 8, 2014. 

The purpose of the Committee is as follows:

  • Identify Mandates
  • Assess Impact of Identified Mandates
  • Determine Mandate Changes Required to Maintain Existing Level of Town Services to Town Residents
  • Identify Source of Authority for Each Mandate and Related Legislative, Executive and Administrative Bodies and Officials Vested with Capability of Effectuating Desired Reforms
  • Develop Strategy to Effectuate Desired Reforms
  • Collectively Advocate with Similarly Situated Municipalities and Interest Groups to Obtain Desired Changes

Projects to Note