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GOVERNMENT RELATIONS BY CEO MITCHELL PALLY

LIBI Testimony in front of Suffolk County Legislature (2/6/18)opposing the removal of sewer connection fee. Click here to read.

LIBI supports proposed Top Golf change of zone request. Click here to read as it was presented at Brookhaven Town Hall meeting on 12.19.17.

LIBI’s stance on the proposed zoning changes in the Town of Babylon as presented to the Suffolk County Legislature on 12.18.17. Click here to read.

LIBI CEO quoted in LIBN article “Hammer Time” by David Winzelberg. Click here to read.

LIBI’s Testimony in regards to JUMPSTART Program as presented to Suffolk County Legislature on 12.19.17. Click here to read.

LIBI’s Testimony in regards to Ronkonkoma Hub/Resolutions 1953 & 1974 as presented to Suffolk County Legislature on 12.5.17. Click here to read.

LIBI’s Testimony in regards to changes in the Sanitary Code as presented to Suffolk County Environment, Planning & Agriculture Committee on 11.13.2017 . Click here to read.

LIBI’s Testimony of Support for Ronkonkoma Hub. Click here to read.

LIBI’s Testimony regarding Workforce Housing as presented at the S.C. Legislative Committee Meeting on 11.15.2017. Click here to read.

LIBI’s Letter to Congress Re: HR 3808 Scaffold Law as presented to L.I. Congressional Delegation 10.11.17 Click here to read.

LIBI’s comments on Tax Map Verification Fee as presented to the Nassau County Legislature on 10.16.2017. Click here to read.

LIBI’s comments on East Hampton Public Hearings 2017-799 & 2017-800 as presented to the East Hampton Town Board on 8.2.2017. Click here to read.

LIBI shows it’s support for Resolution #598 as presented to the Riverhead Town Board on 8.1.2017. Click here to read statement.

LIBI statement at a meeting of the Riverhead Town Board regarding concerns over EPCAL housing. Click here to read article from Riverhead News Review.

LIBI’s stance on Enterprise Park in Calverton for housing units as presented to the Riverhead Town Board on 7.25.2017. Click here to read

LIBI expresses support for Resolutions 2017-700 & 2017-667. Read statement to Southampton Town Board here.

LIBI’s stance on proposed amendments to 6 NYCRR Part 617 relating to the State Environmental Quality Review Act as presented to the Department of Environmental Conservation on 5.8.2017. Click to read full statement.

LIBI’s additional comments on Article 6 Septic Systems…..The Long Island Builders Institute would like to make the following additional comments with regard to current recommendations for revisions to Article Six relating to septic systems and the installation of new I/A systems.  These comments are in addition to comments dated March 31, 2017 and previously sent to the committee. 5.10.2017

Click here to read full document.

LIBI’s Comments on Article Six….The Long Island Builders Institute, the largest residential home building trade association in New York State, strongly supports the initiative of Suffolk County to reduce nitrogen flow from a variety of sources into our groundwater. It has been clear from our participation that LIBI fully understands the need to provide new advanced systems for installation and replacement in order to eliminate or significantly reduce the amount of nitrogen which flows…..click here to read full statement

LIBI’s stance regarding Resolution 1262-2017 to establish a grant assistance program for the installation of innovative & alternative on site wastewater treatment systems as presented to the Suffolk County Legislature on 4.25.2017. Click here to read statement.

LIBI opposes Resolution 1169-2017 A Local law to establish a sewer connection policy which would require union apprentice and local hiring requirements as presented to the Suffolk County Legislature on 4.20.2017. Click here to read full memorandum.

Another way LIBI is helping our members and the community. Click here to read all about Resolutions 1128 Affordable Housing.  LIBI worked tirelessly to get this passed.

Letter to Long Island Congressional Delegates in reference to HR 1732. Please click here to read in full.

LIBI Testimony in Support of Community Drive, Manhasset rezoning for Senior Affordable Housing. Please click here to read in full.

LIBI Statement in regards to LIBI Members Heartland Project in the Town of Islip. Please click here to read in full

Thomas DiNapoli  embargoed Rising Costs Hitting Homeowners & Renters Statewide. Click here to read full release.

Housing and the Market> LIBI CEO Mitchell Pally write up in Newsday. Click here to read

Testimony of the Long Island Builders to NYS Senate Finance Committee. Click here to read

Testimony of the Long Island Builders Institute before the NY State Senate Construction Regulatory Reform Forum. Click here to read testimony

Changes to Multi-Family code for Brookhaven read entire story here

Scaffolding Law Reform Letter to Governor Cuomo, Majority Coalition Leaders Skelos & Klein and Speaker Silver-February 14th 2013

Letter to Commissioner Martens SWPP- January 17th 2012