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Jodi Giglio

Riverhead councilwoman tapped as Republican candidate for Assembly

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Suffolk County Republicans have tapped Riverhead Councilwoman Jodi Giglio as their candidate for the Second Assembly District seat.

Riverhead councilwoman seeks state office

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Riverhead Councilwoman Jodi Giglio is seeking the Republican party’s nomination for state office in 2020. She is on a GOP 'short list' of candidates for the First Senate District seat held since 1977 by Sen. Ken LaValle, who said this week he will not seek re-election in 2020.

Giglio: Bail reform law puts public safety at risk

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The county jail in Riverside will be releasing approximately 400 prisoners. The release of those being held will affect our downtown and communities. Transportation or funds will not be given to those released. Where do you think they will go?

Giglio: Robotics firm to partner with L.I. Science Center to spark children’s interest in technology

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A Hauppauge-based robotics and technology development company will be working with the Long Island Science Center in Riverhead to create curriculum and...

Giglio pushes for lawsuit to overturn county IDA tax abatement for culinary arts building

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Councilwoman Jodi Giglio argues that the application for a new 10-year tax abatement does not meet eligibility criteria for IDA benefits.

Giglio: Riverhead should sue Suffolk IDA over culinary school tax abatement

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Councilwoman Jodi Giglio, angered by the outcome of the application by Culinary Arts Riverhead for another 10-year property tax abatement, is calling on the town board to appeal the IDA's decision because the application "didn’t meet the criteria for benefits.”

Changes ahead for yard waste collection in Riverhead Town

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Residents will be required to separate yard waste from other wastes on designated yard waste collection days or it won’t be picked up by the carter, which will make a separate pickup run for it.

Giglio balks at cloud computing proposal, wants to see price comparisons

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Councilwoman Jodi Giglio put the brakes on a proposal submitted by the town's IT consulting firm for transitioning town government to cloud-based computing, asking to see cost comparisons for other cloud companies before she'll agree to the consultant's proposal.

Ethics board decision ‘a free pass’ for Giglio, says coalition that filed complaint

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“The board basically excused misbehavior by narrowing its focus and did not respond to the core of our complaint," according to civic coalition that filed the complaint, which Councilwoman Jodi Giglio said had "no basis — no facts, no nothing to back it up."

Ethics board rules Giglio did not violate ethics code, clears way for councilwoman to vote on CAT application

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In a decision dated Oct. 24 and received by town board members today, the Riverhead Board of Ethics found that Giglio did not violate the Riverhead ethics code in taking a private meeting with the applicant’s representatives
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