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VOTERS GUIDE Nov. 2, 2021 general election

James Lamarre

James Lamarre is running for Council Member, Town of Hempstead, 1st District

James Lamarre

JAMES LAMARRE

Republican

BACKGROUND:

  • Lamarre, 45, of West Hempstead, is also running on the Conservative Party line.
  • He is the owner and president of County Cleaners Corp., a commercial cleaning company.
  • Lamarre has volunteered with All the Way 100 Percent, a nonprofit organization, which provides community assistance to individuals in need.

ISSUES:

  • Lamarre said he wants to hold the line on taxes and supports the town board's proposal for tax cuts. He said he wants to dedicate a greater portion of budget funding for services in the first district, including Hempstead, Uniondale and Roosevelt.
  • Lamarre said he wants to focus on allocating funds to improve roads and parks in the district.
  • He said he wants to dedicate federal COVID-19 funding for small businesses after seeing the difficulties of running a business during the pandemic. Lamarre also wants to increase more COVID-19 testing and vaccines to hard-hit communities in the district.

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