Fire-House Reconstruction Variances (2012)

Publicized And Organized Opposition To Hidden Plans To Triple Size of Small Fire Sub-Station in Residential Neighborhood

Exposed the fact that the expansion was designed to facilitate highly lucrative out-of-area ‘fire-protection-contracts’ for distant communities;

Alerted community to “dark-of-night” zoning variances granted via politically-connected Nassau law-firm to prosperous local fire company;

Alerted neighbors, community, and media to unannounced $3 million building-plan;

Forced Village and fire department to hold a contentious post-facto public hearing;

Exposed false/misleading testimony in support of variances before Zoning Board;
Organized a legal task-force of nearby neighbors;

Forced commitments to reduce the impact of firehouse;