Michael Pillmeier http://wamc.org en Pillmeier Advances Plans For Renovating Orange County Government Center http://wamc.org/post/pillmeier-advances-plans-renovating-orange-county-government-center <p>GOSHEN – Orange County Legislature Chairman Michael Pillmeier is hoping to have his colleagues select a conceptual design to redevelop the County Government Center in Goshen before the end of the month.&nbsp; That is when several lawmakers including himself will retire from office.</p><p>There are two conceptual designs on the table and he is bringing them before two oversight committees next Monday.</p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 13:08:27 +0000 Hank Gross 79203 at http://wamc.org Pillmeier Advances Plans For Renovating Orange County Government Center Orange Lawmakers Pay $92,000 For Redistricting Fees http://wamc.org/post/orange-lawmakers-pay-92000-redistricting-fees <p></p><p></p><p>GOSHEN – The Orange County Legislature approved over $92,000 for legal and special master fees in its redistricting dispute.</p><p>Lawmakers were supposed to draw new district lines for this fall’s elections and when they adopted the same lines as they previously had, a local resident took them to federal court. The judge appointed a special master to draw new lines and the county got the legal bill.</p><p>Legislature Chairman Michael Pillmeier was not happy with the bill, but he acknowledged it had to be paid.</p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 16:00:00 +0000 Hank Gross 70579 at http://wamc.org Orange Lawmakers Pay $92,000 For Redistricting Fees Orange County Exec Introduces School-Safety Plan http://wamc.org/post/orange-county-exec-introduces-school-safety-plan <p>Orange County officials Thursday announced a school-safety initiative they say could serve as a model for other counties in New York, and perhaps even elsewhere in the country. The safety plan comes one month after the mass school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.&nbsp;</p><p>Orange County Executive Edward Diana made the following announcement.</p><p> Fri, 25 Jan 2013 03:40:35 +0000 Allison Dunne 56473 at http://wamc.org Orange County Exec Introduces School-Safety Plan