Megan Sperry

2024: Chair, Economic Development, Planning Education, Employment, Arts and Agriculture Committee

2024: Deputy Chair, American Rescue Plan Act Special Committee

Legislator,
District 17 - Towns of Esopus and New Paltz

Contact Information

Where: 
PO Box 256
Rifton, NY 12471
Phone: 
(845) 340-3900

Legislative Information

Party Enrollment: 
Democrat
Party Affiliation: 
Democrat
Working Families

Background -+

Megan Sperry is an educator, documentary filmmaker & advocate who lives in the Rifton. She is a tenured Associate Professor of Digital Media Production at SUNY New Paltz and the Program Director for the Woodstock Film Festival Youth Film Lab. Her creative projects focus on issues of affordable housing, criminal justice reform, food security issues and living wage jobs. Prior to joining the Ulster County Legislature, she served as the Chair for the Rosendale Economic Development Commission and as a Board Member and Market Manager for the Rosendale Farmers Market. 

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2024-2025 Attendance

Attended

Meeting of the
Tue, Jun 18, 2024
Meeting of the
Thu, Jun 6, 2024
Meeting of the
Tue, May 14, 2024
Meeting of the
Thu, May 2, 2024
Meeting of the
Thu, Apr 4, 2024
Meeting of the
Tue, Mar 19, 2024

Absent

No absences recorded

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Attendance from previous terms

Attended

2022-2023

Meeting of the
Thu, Dec 21, 2023
Meeting of the
Mon, Dec 18, 2023
Meeting of the
Tue, Dec 12, 2023
Meeting of the
Wed, Dec 6, 2023
Meeting of the
Tue, Dec 5, 2023
Meeting of the
Wed, Nov 29, 2023
Meeting of the
Tue, Nov 14, 2023
Meeting of the
Wed, Nov 8, 2023

Absent

No absences recorded

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2024-2025 Votes

Yes Votes

Thu, Jul 11, 2024 Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 357
Wed, Jul 3, 2024 Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 327
Tue, Jul 2, 2024 Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 366
Tue, Jul 2, 2024 Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 376
Tue, Jul 2, 2024 Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 377
Tue, Jul 2, 2024 Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 378
Tue, Jul 2, 2024 Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 379
Tue, Jul 2, 2024 Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 380
Tue, Jul 2, 2024 Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 385
Tue, Jul 2, 2024 Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 386
Tue, Jul 2, 2024 Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 387
Tue, Jul 2, 2024 Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 388
Tue, Jul 2, 2024 Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 389
Tue, Jul 2, 2024 Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 390
Tue, Jul 2, 2024 Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 391
Tue, Jul 2, 2024 Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 392
Tue, Jul 2, 2024 Committee Vote to Postpone Resolution No. 168.3
Tue, Jun 18, 2024 Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 312
Tue, Jun 18, 2024 Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 313
Tue, Jun 18, 2024 Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 314

Abstained

No votes recorded

Vote Not Recorded

No votes recorded

Sponsored legislation from previous terms

2023

  • Adopting The “ThinkDIFFERENTLY” Initiative For Ulster County, And Calling On All Ulster County Towns, Villages And The City Of Kingston To Adopt The “ThinkDIFFERENTLY” Initiative To Assist And Support Individuals With Special Needs And Their Families
  • FOR OCTOBER INTRODUCTION - Adopting The “ThinkDIFFERENTLY” Initiative For Ulster County, And Calling On All Ulster County Towns, Villages And The City Of Kingston To Adopt The “ThinkDIFFERENTLY” Initiative To Assist And Support Individuals With Special Needs And Their Families
  • Adopting An Updated Reacquisition Policy To Prohibit Online Auctions
  • Establishing A Policy To Provide Healthy, Locally Sourced Food To Those Facing Food Insecurity, Through Community Supported Agriculture
  • Establishing A Policy To Provide Healthy, Locally Sourced Food To Those Facing Food Insecurity, Through Community Supported Agriculture
  • Establishing A Policy To Provide Healthy, Locally Sourced Food To Those Facing Food Insecurity, Through Community Supported Agriculture
  • Supporting New York State Senate Bill S.4832 And Assembly Bill A.5003, Extending And Enhancing The Empire State Film Production Credit And The Empire State Film Post Production Credit
  • Establishing A Policy Requiring Consideration Of Food Security Initiatives As A Condition Of Receiving Ulster County Funding For Affordable Housing Development And Certain County Capital Construction Projects

2022

  • Approving The Execution Of A Contract For $221,430.60 Entered Into By The County – Legal Services Of The Hudson Valley – Department Of Social Services
  • Supporting NYS Clean Slate Act - A6399A and S1553B
  • Supporting NYS Clean Slate Act - A6399A and S1553B
  • Supporting NYS Clean Slate Act - A6399A and S1553B
  • Urging New York State Governor And New York State Legislature To Adopt Legislation Guaranteeing Universal Access To Free Meals For Students In Grades K-12
  • Urging The United States Congress, New York State Governor And New York State Legislature To Codify Into Law The Right To Food As A Fundamental Human Right

This legislator has no sponsored legislation.

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Votes from previous terms

Yes Votes

No Votes

Abstained

No votes recorded

Vote Not Recorded

No votes recorded