Who We Are

The Westchester Municipal Officials Association (WMOA) is an organization of, and for, the 45 cities, villages and towns in Westchester County. Since 1938, WMOA has united local government officials in an active countywide network. The WMOA provides a forum for its member municipalities to study issues of mutual concern and to take action on such issues that will have a beneficial effect upon the public safety, health and welfare of its members’ citizenry.

A Letter From Our President Peter Scherer, 2019-2020

WMOA is a valuable organization of local officials working together, exchanging information and ideas and exploring solutions to help provide the residents in each of our communities with the best possible and highest quality of life in the most efficient manner. Local officials have always worked cooperatively to find innovative and efficient solutions to the […]

Draft Municipal Resolution for NYS Clean Water Grant Funding

In February the WMOA Legislative Committee goes up to Albany to talk to our legislators about our legislative needs for 2017.

See Who’s Hosting Dinner and When!

Westchester Municipal Officials Association (WMOA) Schedule For Host Communities 2020 – 2024 Buchanan                  January 9, 2020 Larchmont                February 13, 2020 Lewisboro                 March 12, 2020 Dobbs Ferry              April 9, 2020 Harrison                    May 14, 2020   Croton                       September 10, 2020 Elmsford                   October 8, 2020 Pelham Manor         November 12, 2020 Scarsdale                  December […]

Update on Federal Housing Settlement

The County’s continuing dispute with HUD has resulted in millions of dollars in federal funding being diverted to other municipalities in the region. Here are the most current documents, both pro and con, for review.

WMOA President Bill Hanauer Speaks at Press Conference on 2% Tax Cap in Albany

Stop Albany from Taking our Power Press Conference, May 23, 2013

Block Grant Disaster Relief Funds

Attached is a letter that Congresswoman Nita Lowey emailed to HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan last Tuesday, March 19, expressing her concerns regarding Westchester County not receiving the “most impacted” designation in the first round of CDBG funding for Sandy relief. She has subsequently spoken directly to the Secretary, and our staff and the HUD staff are in frequent communication.

News from the Charter Commission Hearing

The Westchester County Charter Revision Commission will hold a public forum on Wednesday, April 3rd at 7 p.m. in the Westchester County Center in conference room “H” to present a summary of its work to date and to receive public comment regarding the issues being discussed by the Commission.

Cancelled: March 15th Meeting at Assemblyman Tom Abinanti’s District Office

The meeting scheduled for tomorrow morning, March 15th, at Assemblyman Tom Abinanti’s District Office has to be postponed as Assemblywoman Sandy Galef and Assemblyman Abinanti are taking part in state budget negotiations and may not make it back to Westchester in time for the meeting. We will reschedule after the budget has passed but have […]

Property Assessed Clean Energy

Overview article by Leo Weigman on PACE home energy financing. This article was published in the Summer 2012 issue of State and Local Energy Report.

Yonkers Fights Gun Violence

In the aftermath of the Newtown shootings, many Westchester municipalities are looking at what steps they can take toward gun control to help prevent further tragedies.