On April 2, Ed Romaine, Supervisor, Town of Brookhaven, will be the guest speaker at LIMBA’s (Long Island Metro Business Action) virtual meeting. The topic will be “Long Island’s Solid Waste Crisis.” Among the topics that will be discussed are solutions to getting rid of solid waste in Long Island.
Mr. Romaine, who has been Brookhaven’s Town Supervisor since 2012, has had an impressive track record on environmental issues. As supervisor, he introduced legislation to protect the Carmans River, which was unanimously approved by the Town Board. Before being elected Town Supervisor, he served as Suffolk County Legislator from 1986 to 1989 and again from 2005 to 2011. As County Legislator, he authorized Suffolk’s first-ever Clean Water Act and preserved countless acres of open space across eastern Brookhaven, the North Fork, and Shelter Island.
In 1989, Mr. Romaine was elected Suffolk County Clerk. He served for 16 years in that position. As County Clerk, he took an active role in increasing productivity and improving access to official county government records. He is recognized as a pioneer in government technology and was chosen New York State County Clerk of the Year in 2001.
Mr. Romaine earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Adelphi University and a Master’s degree in History from Long Island University.
The meeting begins at 9 a.m. Please visit the LIMBA website to register for the event. Registration is free, but spots for this discussion will be limited.
Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, or for a list of upcoming events, call (631) 757-1698 or visit https://limba.net/.
Since 1968, LIMBA (Long Island Metro Business Action) has been Long Island’s catalyst for economic investment and improvement, sponsoring lively breakfast forums featuring Long Island business activists and government officials. Its mission is to promote and address issues that affect the quality of life on Long Island. For more information, call (631) 757-1698 or visit www.limba.net.