As incumbent assessor Richard Caggiano took the oath of public office for the second time Jan. 4, a separate proceeding related to his personal assets was taking place on town grounds. Following a two-year foreclosure process, his home was being auctioned off at Town Hall. READ
The challengers seeking seats on the Southold Town Board this Election Day centered their campaigns around the idea that there’s a need for change in a town where all five board members have been elected with Republican support. Don’t vote for the status quo, they urged.
Tuesday is Election Day nationwide and voters in Southold Town will be asked to choose a supervisor, two council members, two trustees, a town justice and assessor. They’ll also pick a county executive and legislator.
Richard Caggiano’s professional résumé and experience in community service give the appearance he’s been auditioning to be an elected Southold Town assessor all of his adult life.