Category Archives: municpal

Transcript LIPA OVersight Committee Presentation to SUffolk County Legislature 2/27/2013


(*Excerpt ‑ Economic Development and Energy 2/27/13*) CHAIRMAN HORSLEY: All righty.  We will now move to talk to the Oversight Committee.  If I could ask the Oversight Committee to come on up.  Matt Cordero, Chairman.  The members are Shelly Sackstein, … Continue reading

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SPENDING AND GOVERNMENT EFFICIENCY COMMISSION Report Released By Governor


The Sage Commission was formed to perform a comprehensive review of New York State government by offering recommendations of improving government efficiency. As part of the report a recommendation was put forward with regards to restructuring the Long Island Power … Continue reading

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Super Storm Sandy LIPA Oversight Committee Testimony Given To Suffolk County Legislature


ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND ENERGY COMMITTEE OF THE SUFFOLK COUNTY LEGISLATURE MINUTES A meeting of the Economic Development and Energy Committee of the Suffolk County Legislature was held in the Rose Y. Caracappa Legislative Auditorium of the William H. Rogers Legislature … Continue reading

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LIPA should not be privatized – how should its problems be corrected?


http://podcast.wor710.com/wor/3779010.mp3

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Full Sevice Municipalization Is The Best and Most Realistic Option for LIPA Reform


Most of the other 2000 public utilities in the US function with some form of regulatory oversight and are organized as full service municipal utilities not depending on outside contractors. Testament to the benefits of this are the competitive rates … Continue reading

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Moreland Commission December 11, 2012


Statement of Dr. Matthew Cordaro  Before the Moreland Commission December 11, 2012   Thank you for the opportunity to appear before you to discuss emergency preparedness and the response of utilities to recent storms, as well as recommendations for improvement. … Continue reading

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FLAWED BRATTLE REPORT TO BE USED AS A BASIS FOR RATEPAYERS FUTURE


The decision on the future structure of LIPA to be made by its Board of Trustees on October 6th will affect every Rate Payer for many years. For that reason you would expect this decision to be based upon sound … Continue reading

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Bias in LIPA Restructuring Study


Published in the July 28th Long Island Business News By Matthew Cordaro After about a year, the results of the Long Island Power Authority’s restructuring study by the Brattle Group are in. As expected, the economics of privatizing the utility … Continue reading

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