District 5

Katie Bonelli

Katie Bonelli

Chairwoman of the Orange County Legislature, District 5

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Representing the Towns of Blooming Grove, Woodbury, Palm Tree and Monroe and the Villages of South Blooming Grove, Kiryas Joel and Woodbury.

Personal (Pedigree)

  • Resident of Blooming Grove since 1978
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology
  • Married to Joseph with one daughter and one granddaughter

Business/Government Experience

  • Town of Blooming Grove Supervisor 1992-2001
  • Former Director, Orange County Republican Committee

Community Involvement (Civic Boards, Veterans Associations)

  • Former Member Board of Governors, Access for Living, Inc.
  • President, Orange County Federation of Republican Women
  • Chairperson, Blooming Grove Republican Committee

Political Affiliation

  • Conservative
  • Independence
  • Republican

Important Issues

  • Economy - affordable tax rate and sustainable economic development
  • Public Safety
  • Water and Sewer Issues particularly in Southern Orange County

County Roles (Chairs, Committees, Subcommittees, County Boards, Agencies)

  • Former Majority Leader  
  • Former Member, Rules, Enactments and Intergovernmental Relations Committee
  • Former Member, Physical Services Committee
  • Former Member, Ways and Means Committee
  • Former Chairperson, Rules, Enactments and Intergovernmental Relations Committee
  • Former Chairperson, Physical Services Committee
  • Former Chairperson, Human Services Committee
  • Former Member, Human Services Committee

Special Committees:

  • Member, Economic Development and Gaming Committee
  • Member, Orange County Sewer District No. 1 Advisory Committee

County Boards:

  • Member, Community Development Advisory Committee