Rob Rolison has served in the Dutchess County Legislature since 2003; he has been chairman since 2010. He as been a firefighter, a Town of Poughkeepsie patrol officer and detective. His career has been one of public service. Rolison will step down from the county legislature at the end of the year. Instead, he has launched his campaign to be the next mayor of the City of Poughkeepsie. He made the announcement before friends, family and colleagues yesterday on Main Street, the heart of the city.
Here is Rob Rolison’s full statement: