District 8

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Barry J. Cheney

District 8

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Representing the Towns of Tuxedo and Warwick and the Villages of Greenwood Lake, Tuxedo Park and Warwick.

Personal (Pedigree)

  • Born in Dover, New Jersey and attended Randolph, New Jersey public schools.
  • Resides in the Village of Warwick since 1979
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Clarkson College of Technology
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in New York and New Jersey
  • Married to Lynn, three children and four grandchildren

Business/Government Experience

  • Retired after a 40-year professional career in consulting engineering leading government infrastructure and environmental remediation projects and managing business operations
  • Past President, Orange/Sullivan Chapter of NYS Society of Professional Engineers
  • Trustee, Village of Warwick 2008-Current
  • Deputy Mayor, Village of Warwick 2012-Current focusing on infrastructure projects related to water, wastewater and public works
  • Member, Village of Warwick Planning Board for 22-years; six years as Chairman

Community Involvement

  • Member, Village of Warwick, Central Place Strategy Committee
  • Member, Village of Warwick, Comprehensive Master Plan Committee
  • Member, Village of Warwick, Memorial Park Master Plan Committee
  • Member, Warwick Valley Central School District, Space Needs Assessment Committee
  • Member, Warwick Valley Central School District, Capital Improvement Committee
  • Coach, Commissioner, and Director of the Warwick Little League for 27-years
  • Held numerous leadership positions in the Warwick United Methodist Church for 35-years

Political Affiliation

  • Republican
  • Endorsed by Conservative and Independence Party

Important Issues

  • Economic Development
  • Financial Stability
  • Government Center Design/Construction
  • Infrastructure Management
  • Shared Government Services with Municipalities

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

  • Chairperson, Physical Services Committee
  • Member, Education and Economic Development Committee
  • Member, Rules, Enactments and Intergovernmental Relations Committee
  • Special Committees:
    • Former Chairperson, Green Committee 
    • Member, Green Committee
    • Member, Orange County Sewer District No.1 Advisory Committee