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Town Supervisor Candidate Steve Snair - 10% Pay Cut For Supervisor


Snair Pledges to Slash Salary as Supervisor

Monday, September 30, 2013

SMITHTOWN, NY – Steve Snair, the Democratic, Independence, and Working Families candidate for Smithtown town supervisor, pledged his commitment to be a full-time supervisor, and that he intends to cut his annual salary by 10% once in office.

“There are many challenges facing this government. In these tough economic times we need to be proactive when it comes to saving money for taxpayers. It is incumbent upon our elected officials to remove waste, fraud and redundancy so that we continue to make our government efficient as possible. That’s why today, as a sign of my commitment towards increasing efficiency, I pledge to cut my annual salary as supervisor by...| read more ››

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone Meets with Smithtown Democrats


Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone was the guest speaker at the Smithtown Democratic monthly meeting Monday evening. In addition to addressing county issues County Executive Bellone took time to answer questions and to chat with candidates on the ballot in November.

Here is the Democratic slate for Smithtown:

Steve Snair, Town Supervisor

Richard Macellaro, Town Council

Adam Halpern, Town Council

Eddie Haeffer, Town Clerk

Tom McCarthy, Highway Superintendent

Gary Jacobs, Suffolk Legislature 12th District

Elaine Turley, Suffolk Legislature 13th District (not in photo) And running in the five western Suffolk towns Judge Richard Horowitz.| read more ››

Congratulations To Primary Winners - Now Let's Discuss Issues


Tuesday, September 10, 2013

SMITHTOWN, NY – Steve Snair, the Democratic, Independence, and Working Families candidate for Smithtown town supervisor, released the following statement:

“I congratulate both Supervisor Vecchio and Councilman Creighton on tonight’s results. It’s great to see so many Smithtown residents participate in today’s primary elections. Now that the ballot in November is set, I look forward to continuing this campaign and having a lively debate with my opponents regarding our visions for the future of Smithtown. I am confident that over these next 8-weeks the voters will agree with my fresh and new ideas for Smithtown moving forward.”| read more ››

Gary Jacobs at Ronkonkoma Day


The Gary Jacobs for Suffolk Legislature Campaign was out in force at the 2013 Ronkonkoma Street Fair. Gary and his campaign volunteers spoke with many voters regarding the issues and concerns that are important to the folks who live in the 12th Suffolk County Legislative District.

To learn more about Gary Jacobs or to volunteer to help Gary Jacobs into office click the Candidate Tab on the Smithtown Dems website or visit Jacobs for Suffolk Legislature.

Photos from Ronkonkoma Day 2013 click Smithtown Dems Facebook.| read more ››

Steven Snair, Democratic candidate for Smithtown supervisor, outlines plan


Democratic supervisor candidate Steven E. Snair has released his plan for Smithtown, calling for the revitalization of downtown and creation of tax incentives to attract more businesses.

"Residents here in Smithtown realize that our town government isn't doing enough to address the serious challenges we face," Snair said in a statement. "If we create more economic development and broaden our tax base, and streamline government by making it more efficient, we'll reduce our overall bottom line and pass the savings on to the taxpayer."

Snair, 31, a Nesconset foreclosure attorney, also said he would address the "growing vacancy rate in the [Hauppauge] industrial park" and complete an updated master plan within nine months of taking office.

would "work as efficiently...|