Laura Petit

Legislator,
District No. 8 - Town of Esopus

Contact Information

Where: 
145 Prospect Street
Port Ewen, NY 12466
Phone: 
(845) 340-1293

Legislative Information

Party Affiliation: 
Democrat
Green
Working Families
Women's Equality

Background -+

A community advocate known throughout the county, Laura Petit has resided in the Town of Esopus for 35 years. Laura’s vision for Esopus is to build the community by focusing on resident’s needs and issues: Job security, infrastructure issues, rail and trail, improving recreation, addressing consumer protection, energy efficiency, animal protection and sustainable lifestyles – are some of the concerns that she will address in the legislature.   

A former two-term Ulster County Legislator, Laura is well qualified to represent our community. She has written and secured millions in grant funding and has already identified new grant opportunities for Esopus. Laura is the author of the nationally recognized New Paltz Zero Waste Action Plan and initiated several new town events, including a repair café. She was previously appointed to the Ulster County Climate Smart and Recycling Oversight Committees. Among her other achievements is the Ulster County Volunteer Incentive Program for all emergency responders.

Having raised five children while working full time, Laura received her paralegal certification from Marist College in Poughkeepsie. She served three terms on the Esopus Library Board as President and Vice-President. Laura was a daisy and cub scout leader, active in the PTO, participated in neighborhood cleanups and secretary to the Waterfront Advisory, Zoning, and Environmental Boards. 

Terms Served

2018-2019

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2018-2019 Attendance

Attended

Meeting of the
Tue, Jun 12, 2018
Meeting of the
Tue, Jun 12, 2018
Meeting of the
Tue, Jun 12, 2018
Mon, Jun 4, 2018
Meeting of the
Thu, May 24, 2018
Meeting of the
Thu, May 24, 2018
Meeting of the
Tue, May 15, 2018
Meeting of the
Tue, May 15, 2018
Meeting of the
Tue, May 8, 2018
Meeting of the
Tue, May 8, 2018

Absent

No absences recorded

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Attendance from previous terms

Attended

Absent

No absences recorded

No absences recorded

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2018 Votes

Yes Votes

Wed, Jun 13, 2018 Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 243
Wed, Jun 13, 2018 Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 229
Tue, Jun 12, 2018 Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 240
Tue, Jun 12, 2018 Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 261
Tue, Jun 12, 2018 Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 224
Tue, Jun 12, 2018 Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 241
Tue, Jun 12, 2018 Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 263
Tue, Jun 12, 2018 Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 225
Tue, Jun 12, 2018 Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 242
Tue, Jun 12, 2018 Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 266

Sponsored legislation from previous terms

This legislator has no sponsored legislation.

This legislator has no sponsored legislation.

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Votes from previous terms

Yes Votes

2016-2017

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No Votes

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Abstained

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Vote Not Recorded

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