Blooming Grove Democratic Committee
Candidate for County Legislature, District 12
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Virginia Scott, Candidate for County Legislature, District 12
Email Address:  VIRGINIASCOTTFOROCLEGISLATURE@ GMAIL.COM
Facebook and Instagram;  YESVIRGINIASCOTT
"The price of freedom is eternal Vigilance"
Endorsed By:

  • Orange County
    Democratic Committee
  • Working Families Party
  • Orange County
    Democratic Women
Education:
  • AAS Science Orange County Community College
  • BS Science, Mount St Mary's college, MS Science/Literacy
  •        NYS Certification Biology-Gen Science 7-12, Elementary N-6
Virginia is a long time resident of Orange County.  Born in Cornwall, NY and
graduated from Cornwall High School.

       
Virginia has taught Science in the Washingtonville School district for the past
23 years.  
Community Service:

  • Downing Park Planning Committee: Founding Member/Secretary
  • Director Summer Program - Kids’ Day in Downing Park
  • City of Newburgh Little League
  • Newburgh Soccer
  • Optimist Club
  • Balmville Grange: Overseer   
  • Cornwall Garden Club
Priorities:

  • Affordability

  1. Identify and implement money saving measures to reduce county taxes.
  2. Promote employment opportunities and training for a livable wage.
  3. Affordable Housing to attract and retain Orange County residents

  • Sustainability

  1. Promote development that does not sacrifice the environment.
  2. Improvement of protection and preservation of natural resources including water and open
    space.
  3. Improvement of infrastructure of our community including the maintenance of County roads
    and bridges.

  • Accountability

  1. Consolidation of services by coordinating and utilizing county programs to decrease spending.
  2. Demand more stringent laws and oversight to protect of our open space, water and land from
    development.
  3. Advocate to end “secret” meetings that do not include all county legislators.
  4. Open communication with residents and work to schedule public meetings that promote more
    public awareness and participation.