|Town Supervisor Andy Stewart
Term of Office: January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2017 (3rd Term)
Andy Stewart was elected as Orangetown Supervisor in November, 2011, re-elected to a third 2-year term in 2015. Prior to serving as Supervisor, Stewart was CEO of Keep Rockland Beautiful for ten years, leading community cleanup, beautification and educational efforts. Stewart worked closely with volunteer groups, schools, highway, building, and health departments to reduce blight and promote quality of life and environmental awareness. His work removing several wrecked cars from the Sparkill Creek on Clausland Mountain, was featured in an episode of a reality TV series.
Andy knows that economic development must not come at the expense of our quality of life. He rejected attempts to “downzone” residential land in Blauvelt for an industrial project that belonged elsewhere, and he opposed the controversial Anellotech and “Hillside” projects in Pearl River. He has given the public has easy access to all relevant documents from these applications on the town’s website.
Born and raised in New Hampshire, Stewart graduated from Wesleyan University where he met his wife, Rachel Grob, a Rockland native. They moved to the Nyack area over twenty years ago to raise a family and now have two children, Jonah and Talia, a rescue dog named Choco, and a cat.
Stewart served on the Orangetown Planning Board, participated in Leadership Rockland and the Pace University Land Use Leadership Alliance, chaired the Rockland County Water Quality Committee, and won the Journal News “40 Under 40 Award".
Stewart's hobbies include sailing, brewing beer, hiking, jogging, playing ping pong and reading the news and poetry.
TOWN HALL: 26 Orangeburg Rd, Orangeburg, NY 10962
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