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, Dec 18, 2018
Meeting of the
Tue, Dec 18, 2018
Meeting of the
Tue, Dec 11, 2018
Meeting of the
Tue, Dec 11, 2018
Meeting of the
Wed, Dec 5, 2018
Meeting of the
Mon, Dec 3, 2018
Mon, Dec 3, 2018
Meeting of the
Tue, Nov 27, 2018
Meeting of the
Mon, Nov 26, 2018
Meeting of the
Tue, Nov 20, 2018

Absent

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Attendance from previous terms

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2019 Votes

Yes Votes

Mon, Dec 24, 2018 Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 436.1
Tue, Dec 18, 2018 Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 498
Tue, Dec 18, 2018 Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 520
Tue, Dec 18, 2018 Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 436.1
Tue, Dec 18, 2018 Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 442.1
Tue, Dec 18, 2018 Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 499
Tue, Dec 18, 2018 Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 521
Tue, Dec 18, 2018 Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 511
Tue, Dec 18, 2018 Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 482
Tue, Dec 18, 2018 Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 500

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

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