Re- Elect Hannah Black
our County Legislator, District 4
Town of Hyde Park & Staatsburg
"I am committed to being your voice by listening, learning, and working hard to improve our community."
Create Quality Jobs Throughout the County
Help Senior Residents Stay in their Homes
Keep Taxes Under Control
Improve Critical Mental Health Resources
Build and Maintain Infrastructure
Protect our Drinking Water
Provide Health and Safety Measures to Improve and Strengthen our Community
Build Partnerships Between the County and Municipal Governments to Create Real Progress and Growth
Keeping senior residents in their homes by expanding home-delivered
meals and health assessments for senior citizens in Hyde Park.
Improved Mental Health Services by allocating more resources for the
Stabilization Center to operate 24/7.
Approved County Budget that reduced property taxes while keeping and
expanding necessary services.
Protected our drinking water by approving bonds for critical repairs to
Hyde Park water system, and passing a resolution to oppose additional
anchorages along the Hudson River.
Arranged for pothole repairs and road shoulder repair on East Market
Street to stop flooding.
Advocated for quality health care jobs with wages and benefits that
support families. Supported the budget for Dutchess Community College- allowing DCC to expand educational services that will create more job opportunities here in the County.
Approved additional Municipal Innovation Grant Awards for shared services, which awarded $75,000 to Hyde Park to go towards a shared commercial sewer district expansion study with an estimated cost savings of $5,000 annually and increased revenues.
Supported additional $75,000 of grant money for new police vehicles for the Town of Hyde Park. The County’s Efficiency Grant allows for the Town of Hyde Park to keep property taxes under control.
To get involved, share your concerns, or stay connected send me a message.
"It is such a great honor to represent the people of Hyde Park in the County’s Legislative District 4. I am dedicated to building a better future for our community. Good government is one that works for you by working together. It is my goal to continue to work together with all residents and all levels of government to improve the services and infrastructure that better your everyday life."
As a Dutchess County Legislator, Hannah has diligently advocated for beneficial community services and giving constituents a voice. She has successfully improved senior services, public safety measures, infrastructure repair and approving County grants in order to responsibly keep property taxes under control. For the past thirteen years, Hannah has worked at the New York State, Unified Court System, Statewide Children's Centers Program. She works to ensure accurate fiscal payments to 28 children's centers throughout New York State along with providing programmatic support. Working with the children and caregivers that use this program has given her a unique perspective on what Dutchess County needs. It has furnished her with invaluable experience in balancing the needs of government with the needs of the families it serves.
From 2008-2010 Hannah served as a member of the Hyde Park Town Board where she worked tirelessly to improve the finances and quality of life of the residents in her town. During that term, she voted to cut the salary of everyone on the Town Board, including herself, in order to keep taxes under control and protect the residents of Hyde Park. She worked with the Town Engineer, Town Attorney, and NYS Department of Environmental Conservation to resolve flooding, drainage, and noise concerns for constituents.
Hannah grew up in Dutchess County, Hyde Park, and has chosen to raise her daughter here. Hannah holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from SUNY Binghamton, an Associate's degree from Dutchess Community College and is a graduate of FDR High School.
Hannah was recognized for her exceptional dedication and commitment to improving our community with the following awards:
Recipient and honoree of the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Top 40 under 40 Movers and Shakers of the Hudson Valley for 2017.
Recognized by 1199 SEIU for outstanding commitment to improve the lives of working families, & for pursuing social & economic justice at every opportunity.
Committees serving on:
Public Safety Committee
Public Works & Capital Projects Committee
Government Services & Administration Committee
Public Safety Sub Committee to Interview Candidates for Appointments
Public Works and Capital Projects Sub Committee to Interview Candidates for Appointments
Benefit Assessment Review Board
Liaison to Dutchess Community College
Liaison to Local Early intervention Coordinating Council
YOUR VOTE COUNTS NOVEMBER 5th
Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation , AFL-CIO “We are confident that your decisions as an elected official will reflect the values of the working families throughout your district.”
DDWC (Dutchess Democratic Women’s Caucus)- “The DDWC is proud to endorse your candidacy, and we salute your courage and commitment.”
Working Families Party – “Thank you so much for your interest in serving your community as an elected official. Now more than ever what you are doing is so important.”