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Valley Cottage Business Man Vindicated in Supreme Court
A state Supreme Court judge has ordered Rockland County officials to prepare a contract so Brega Transport Corp. can take over operations of the county’s TOR and Tappan ZEExpress bus services.
Judge Francis Nicolai further ruled that County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef must sign the five-year $70 million contract.
Nicolai wrote that Vanderhoef acted unlawfully when he canceled the contract that county Legislators had approved weeks earlier with the Valley Cottage company. Aside from their initial approval, county lawmakers also overrode the county executive’s veto.
But Brega attorney Burt Dorfman told The Journal News that he believed it was reaching its conclusion.“I think it’s over,” Dorfman said. “This local businessman has the relief he needs. The county has to stop its unlawful actions.”
This was a travesty of justice and abuse of Government power. Richard Brega is a long time Rockland businessman who pays tremendous taxes to our county. These are the kind of resident business that our County and Town contracts should go to. To award these valuable to contracts to people living and working outside of Rockland is wrong unless it can save the tax payer money. In this case, Brega was the lowest bidder, and was forced to use the legal system to circumvent the lowest form of Government. As the Supreme Court ruled, C. Scott Vanderhoef should be ashamed of his actions.
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