Kathee Burke-Gonzalez  
Town Board
Title: Councilwoman
Phone: 631-324-2620
Kathee Burke-Gonzalez


Kathee Burke-Gonzalez
Kathee grew up in Valley Stream and attended the Catholic schools there. She earned her BS from Siena College in Marketing and Management and worked in advertising for 30 years. She and her husband have lived in East Hampton for 20 years, first in Montauk where they were married, and now in Springs. They are the proud parents of Burke, 18, and Nina, 15, both students at East Hampton High School.

Prior to her service on the Town Board, Kathee served for nine years on the Springs School Board, the last two as its president. She chaired the communications, audit and budget committees of the board.

Kathee believes that the job of a Town Board member is to enable the community to achieve its goals, by getting the facts and building consensus. Since taking office in January 2014, she has brought a new level of openness to the business of the Board, encouraging residents to relay their thoughts and concerns. When tough decisions have to be made, she brings the community into the process, helping to fashion policy that reflects the community’s priorities.

Liaison Assignments
Airport
Human Services 
IT

Hamlet Assignment 
Wainscott CAC

Committee Assignments
Airport Management Advisory Committee
Disabilities Advisory Board
Inter-Agency Committee
Montauk Playhouse Board of Managers
YMCA Board of Managers
Mass Gathering Committee (internal)
Senior Center Planning Committee (internal)

Major Legislative Initiatives
Airport - Regulating Nighttime Operations of Aircraft (Mandatory Curfew)
Airport - Regulating Evening and Early Morning Operations of Noisy Aircraft (Extended Curfew)
Airport - Regulating Operations of Noisy Aircraft (One Trip per Week)
Rental Registry

Major Capital Projects
Airport - Taxiway A Lighting
Airport - 4-22 Repair for Taxiing Aircraft
Airport - Automated Weather Observing System
Airport - Planning & Engineering
Airport - Fuel Farm
YMCA - HVAC System Upgrades

Studies & Special Topics
Airport Noise Studies
Comprehensive Airfield Pavement Evaluation
Leasing of Industrial Park Lots
Town Website Re-Design 

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