All dues-paying members are welcome to join and participate in any committee. These groups inform Scarsdale residents about a variety of public issues, allowing them to effectively contribute to Scarsdale civic life, and also foster a collaborative, inclusive community where all opinions, ideas, and friendships are valued.
Members study all matters relating to past and future assessment revaluations of property values in Scarsdale.
Members develop internal and external communications materials, such as
, press releases, notices, social media posts, and flyers to promote Scarsdale Forum news and events.
County Fiscal Affairs
Every November and December, members review the proposed Westchester County budget, and provide analysis and recommendations to the Westchester County Board of Legislators.
One of our newer committees, this group reviews issues related to the vitality and development of Scarsdale Village Center. It recently has studied perspectives of both consumers and merchants to help think through what our community can do to build a thriving downtown.
Our schools are the cornerstone of life in Scarsdale, and this committee discusses and analyzes all issues related to education, including curriculum, capital improvements, long-term fiscal planning, and the annual school district budget.
Fiscal Affairs Scarsdale
Similar to County Fiscal Affairs, this committee reviews the proposed Scarsdale Village budget every year, and provides analysis and recommendations to the Scarsdale Board of Trustees and the public.
The Hospitality Committee plays an important role during all Scarsdale Forum events, providing a warm welcome to long-standing, new, and prospective members. The group arranges for food, decor, and other amenities, and embodies our organization's spirit of fellowship.
Members spearhead the Scarsdale Forum’s efforts to recruit new members and retain existing members through community outreach and special events.
The Municipal Services Committee has a practical impact on life in Scarsdale by studying a wide range of issues and policies being considered by village government, and how current village operations may be improved.
Members are responsible for developing content and programming for Scarsdale Forum membership meetings, our Sunday Speaker Series, and other special programs.
Members consider how Scarsdale Village may utilize funds and public facilities to better serve residents, and promote the health and well being of the community.
Scarsdale Electoral Policy
Scarsdale has a unique non-partisan system for selecting candidates to run for local village offices. This committee reviews the effectiveness of this approach in recent elections, and makes recommendations for revisions and improvements.
Members are responsible for planning and hosting the Scarsdale Forum's annual
gala, as well as other special events.
Our Sustainability Committee studies a myriad of issues related to the environmental impact of village services, facilities, and management, and offers recommendations to preserve Scarsdale's natural treasures for future generations.
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