The following is a press release from the People’s Caucus of Briarcliff Manor:
The People’s Caucus of Briarcliff Manor is a nonpartisan civic organization which encourages candidates to seek local elected office. Anyone resident in the Village of Briarcliff Manor who is eligible to vote in a general election is automatically a member of the Caucus, regardless of any other political party affiliation.
The Caucus’ Annual Nominating Meeting was held in the Briarcliff Middle School Theater at 8:00 PM January 8, 2014. Village residents Mark Pohar, Cesare J. Derose, Jr. and Larisa Wayne-Paulmeno were nominated to be the Caucus’ candidates for two year terms as Village Trustee. Also nominated for one year terms on the Caucus Executive Committee were Aaron Stern, Chair; Hannah Berkowitz, Vice Chair; Tobi Klarnet, Secretary; and Louis Linder, Treasurer.
The meeting was videotaped and will be broadcast on Cablevision, Channel 15 on Saturday, January 11 at 3:30 PM, Sunday, January 12, at 1:00 PM, Monday, January 13, at 5:30 PM and Tuesday, January 14, at 11:00 PM.
The Caucus’ “Meet the Candidates Meeting/Debate” will be held January 15, 2014 at the Middle School Theater at 8:00 PM. At this meeting candidates Pohar, Derose and Wayne-Paulmeno will respond to questions from the public.
In accordance with the rules there will be a Special Voting Meeting will be held on January 22, 2014 at the Village Youth Center (behind the Municipal Building). Voting hours are from 3 PM to 9 PM or by proxy. The two candidates receiving the highest vote totals will receive the Caucus endorsement and appear on the Village election ballot on the Caucus’ line.
Village elections are March 18, 2014.