There are always two sides to every story, and the issue of leadership in the hotly contested race for mayor in the Village of Sleepy Hollow is certainly no exception.
With the village doing well financially and many projects underway, Tarrytown Mayor Drew Fixell said he was somewhat surprised to be challenged this year, particularly by the person he unseated 10 years ago whose only attempt to return to public service since then was an unsuccessful run for the Irvington Board of Education.
A state agency has determined that a grant to a property in Sleepy Hollow owned by Village Attorney Janet Gandolfo was handled properly by the village’s Downtown Revitalization Corporation, (SHDRC). New York State’s Main Street grant for work on the residential building on Clinton Street led to a controversy in which it was charged that the property should not have qualified for the $4,450 grant, among the 19 awarded to the village. The Office of Community Renewal stated in a letter that, ‘’all of the assisted properties were eligible.”