Brian O. Mealy
For Town Council
Brian Mealy is both humbled and excited to be nominated as a Democratic candidate for Southold Town Board. Mealy was twice elected to Mattituck Cutchogue school board and currently serves as a member of the ESBOCES board, the Suffolk County Sheriff Department Citizen’s Advisory, the Southold Rotary and the Southold Justice Review & Reform Task Force. A lifelong resident of Southold Town, Brian was also honored with the 2018 Helen Wright Prince award for community service from Southold Town Anti Bias Task Force. Brian has experience working to protect Long Island’s farms and the East End environment, having worked for the USDA collecting farm soil samples for nutrient testing and serving on the board of the environmental nonprofit Peconic Green Growth. A proud staff member at the Floyd Memorial Library in Greenport, Brian was featured on CBS 2 News The Dig for his library work. Brian’s civic experience, leadership skills, local advocacy, and heart for the community, make him an ideal candidate for office.
As Councilman, Brian will:
- Provide ethical leadership and advocate for greater transparency in government.
- Use fact-based decision making, informed by community stakeholder feedback, to make good choices for the future of Southold.
- Continue his advocacy as an elected official to ensure that Southolders receive our fair share of funding resources from the County, State, and Federal sources.
- Listen to and work with our local business community to assist with their needs post-pandemic and going forward.
- Maintain and continue to build on the town’s relationship with our young people and ensure their needs, such as mental health support, are being met.
- Uphold his fiduciary responsibility to the tax-payers of Southold town implementing responsible budget oversight, using his years of experience as a school board member with the Mattituck-Cutchogue School District and ESBOCES Boards.
- Work to protect the East End environment and beaches.
- Proudly endorsed by The Long Island Federation of Labor