Buffalo-A Roundtable discussion has been scheduled to receive updates on Homeland Security issues as well as to discuss possible funding opportunities for the Western New York area.
“In this post 911 environment we should be glad to have this opportunity to have the Secretary of Homeland Security sit down with us to discuss how we can better work together as a region,” said Senator Thompson.
Invited guest include: Mayor Byron Brown, City of Buffalo, Mayor Paul Dyster, City of Niagara Falls, Mayor Ronald Pilozzi, City of Tonawanda, Grand Island Town Supervisor, Peter McMahon, Commissioner, Commissioner, Denise O’Donnell, Major Christopher Cummings, Troop Commander Troup A from Batavia, NY , Erie County Sheriff Timothy Howard and representatives from the Peace Bridge Authority, Niagara Falls Bridge Commission, Customs and Border Patrol, United States Border Patrol and representatives from regional Fire and Police Departments.
Who: Senator Antoine M. Thompson,
NYS Senator, 60th District
What: Roundtable discussion with NYS
Secretary of Homeland Security
Where: 1st Floor, Part 2, Mahoney State Office Building
65 Court Street, Buffalo
When: Friday, May 30, 2008
10:45 A.M. – 11:45 A.M.