Interviews and Appearances
Hudson seeks Climate Smart Community certification
“This task force is an important opportunity to create an institutional commitment to a sustainable future. The COVID-19 crisis shows us the importance of following science and the need for planning and preventive action.”
Supervisors approve fly-overs looking for weed
"Four members of the Board of Supervisors voted against the agreement, including Canaan Town Supervisor Brenda Adams, Hudson 1st Ward Supervisor Sarah Sterling, Hudson 4th Ward Supervisor Linda Mussmann and Hudson 3rd Ward Supervisor Michael Chameides.
'Attempting to eradicate marijuana is the wrong use of resources. We should be focusing on evidenced-based solutions, successful pathways to recovery and harm reduction,' Chameides said during the vote."
Starting at 11:20, Kristen Buckbee interviews Michael about how county government functions.
Columbia County expands public transportation hours
“Public transportation contributes to economic development, public health, and quality of life...”
We will survive the plastic bag ban
To help Columbia County residents manage the changeover, 3rd Ward Hudson Supervisor Michael Chameides organized a tote-bag collection
Columbia County Supporting Lawsuit Against EPA Over Hudson Clean-up
The Other Hudson Valley
"City of Hudson Third Ward Supervisor Michael Chameides, who introduced the resolution supporting the lawsuit, said PCBs have harmed Columbia County."
Grant gives Hudson money for crosswalks
98.5 The Cat
“It’s important that people feel safe walking in Hudson and crosswalks can make an intersection safer” says Michael Chameides, 3rd Ward Supervisor who helped coordinate the grant. “Safe streets make a more just city, a better quality of life, and improve our economy.”
Fund the EPA
"During one particularly heavy rainstorm this July, the city of Hudson spilled almost two million gallons of sewage into the Hudson River. Spills like these are routine up and down the Hudson, wherever our cities’ older sewer systems channel wastewater and stormwater into the same pipes."
The endless waves of reinvention in Hudson
"If you work on creating an environment where it's possible—and safe—for kids to walk or bike to school, then you're also inherently taking on issues of public safety, traffic, and zoning, and building a community in which people look out for the well-being of children they see around town, even if they don't know them. It's also much more likely that a kid who enjoyed their childhood will stick around as adults."
Talked Census 2020, transportation, and affordable housing on the Drive Time Radio Show. I come on around the 45-minute mark.
Facilitating Congressional CD-19 Candidate Forum.
Tom Roe talks with Michael on WGXC.
David McDonald interviews Michael at 7th Street Park.
Facilitating forum on Affordable Housing.
Prospect of ACA repeal draws sharp criticism
"People survive because of their health care and to threaten that is really dangerous."