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October 16, 2006

>>>>Discovery Park build starts TODAY Monday

As the Loudoun Easterner and other papers report, On Monday, October 16=20
volunteers from around the community will start building Discovery Park=20
- the new 9,000 square foot science park and playground -- at the Sully=20
Elementary school in Sterling Park.

According to lead project coordinator Peter Kronenberg, an estimated 875 =

volunteers have signed up for the build days, but over 1,000 will be=20
needed. The build ends on Sunday, Oct. 22.

You are needed to volunteer. You will be fed breakfast lunch and dinner. =

So stay all day every day Oct. 16-Oct. 22. Come to the school and=20
volunteer Monday to Sunday.

Last Wednesday, playground supporters and the entire school participated =

in a groundbreaking. On hand were representatives from Patton, Harris=20
and Rust, Greenvest, Virginia Paving, Loudoun County Sanitation=20
Authority, Miller & Smith, the county department of Family Services,=20
Loudoun Sheriff Steve Simpson, Sterling Supervisor Eugene Delgaudio and=20
Warren Geurin, the Sterling representative on the school board.

>>>DELGAUDIO IN THE NEWS

I have reported to you on many issues and initiatives, small and large.

And many of you have responded. The strongest response has been my work=20
on "287 (G)" which would empower some deputies to process illegal alien=20
criminals, in custody already, for deportation.

To tell the supervisors to allow Loudoun Deputies to assist federal=20
authorities with deporting criminal aliens-- already in custody-- please =

write the board at bos@loudoun.gov

There have been other reports to you: on tax free weekends, on the=20
shootings, on celebrations and Sterlingfest (rained out but still=20
carried out in limited fashion) and asking Washington Gas to reimburse=20
the county.

AFTER I report to you, there are sometimes newspaper reports. These last =

few weeks there have been many news reports. Thank you for the help you=20
have given me in obtaining such assistance for our community's needs and =

goals. Some of you have written letters to me and to the papers. Thank yo=
u.

>>>NEXT WEEKS' NEWS TODAY

I am mailing 10,000 postcards in Sterling to constituents asking them to =

vote for the Marriage Amendment on the ballot. And I am distributing=20
half a ton (1,000 pounds) of chocolate "hugs and kisses for the family"=20
to promote the Marriage Amendment passing. You may have seen me at=20
Sterlingfest, yard sales and football games handing them out.

>>> LIST OF DELGAUDIO IN THE NEWS FOLLOWS

Following a listing of news clips from 287 (G) are some links to news=20
stories reporting on these events.

>>>Observer Newspaper Front Page
>>>Delgaudio Proposes ICE Review

Loudoun County Supervisor Eugene Delgaudio (R=ADSterling) plans to discus=
s=20
with the board Oct. 17 the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement =

287(g) program, which trains local police and sheriff's departments to=20
perform some duties of immigration officials. (Many)...illegal=20
immigrants who are committing crimes are repeat offenders, he=20
(Delgaudio) said. Based on that, Delgaudio said, "There's no way this=20
can't save us money."

(Delgaudio) also said it is a matter of piece of mind. With the jails=20
full from reckless driving accidents, manslaughter, sexual assaults,=20
felonies, misdemeanors, robberies, vandalism and all sorts of petty=20
crime, rather than releasing these illegal immigrants back to Ashburn=20
and Sterling, he said it would be nicer to know that a certain=20
percentage of these criminals could be sent to another country.

http://observernews.com/stories/current/news/100606/loudounICE.shtml

>>>DELEGATE TOM RUST SUPPORTS HERNDON TOWN COUNCIL (AND DELGAUDIO'S)=20
INITIATIVE IN LOUDOUN

QUOTING TOM RUST: (Herndon) (and DELGAUDIO) Makes Right Move Toward 287(g=
)

"The 287(g) program is reasonably tailored to address the problem of=20
criminal aliens=97illegal and legal.

It does not authorize random immigration sweeps without probable cause=20
nor does it condone violation of anyone=92s civil rights. If it did eithe=
r=20
of these things, I would not support it. The program gives our local=20
sworn police officers certain powers already granted to federal agents.=20
In the absence of federal action to adequately police criminal aliens in =

this country, the Town of Herndon is correct to fill the void and keep=20
our citizens safe. (unquote) (FOR COMPLETE TEXT, GO TO)

http://observernews.com/stories/current/viewpoints/101306/letr1.shtml

>>>CITIZEN Joseph Budzinski WRITES BOARD IN SUPPORT OF 287 (G)

(Supervisors) follow the lead of Herndon to our east and recommend=20
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) training for local law=20
enforcement officers under the 287(g) program.......

ICE training under section 287(g) of the Immigration and Nationality Act =

provides state and local officers and employees with the authority to=20
help enforce U.S. immigration laws. U.S. jurisdictions currently=20
participating in the program include agencies in Alabama, Arizona,=20
California, Florida, Georgia and North Carolina. Many additional towns=20
and counties are now considering the ICE training.

>>>Town of Herndon Has Tons of Research of ICE Program
>>>Delgaudio Handed It over to Loudoun Board of Supervisors

Last week in published remarks Herndon's "Richard Kaufman said Tuesday=20
the council was provided with many staff created documents, as well as a =

proposal created by Help Save Herndon....

"The town (of Herndon) prepared a whole lot of reports, as well as the=20
Chief of Police," Kaufman said. "The document I held up was prepared by=20
Help Save Herndon, which I thought was well done. It was instructive,=20
neutral and realistic. I read it and used it."....... The proposal=20
included extensive research on the 287(g) program including its purpose, =

what Herndon police would be able to do once trained and how it would=20
tackle the issue of illegal immigration in the town.

Copies of federal and Herndon and other documents have been copied for=20
supervisors in Loudoun and are now part of the Loudoun public=20
discussion. (FOR more on the research done by Herndon)

http://observernews.com/stories/current/news/101306/research.shtml

>>> (Delgaudio) Seeking Reimbursement (on Gas)
Mercaptan Leak Costs County Dollars

FROM THE CONNECTION NEWSPAPER: "Supervisor Eugene Delgaudio (R-Sterling) =

plans to ask Washington Gas to reimburse taxpayers for the Labor Day=20
weekend mercaptan leak."

http://connectionnewspapers.com/article.asp?article=3D71653&cat=3D104

>>>Company asked to pay for gas incident

Supervisor Eugene Delgaudio (R-Sterling) Sept. 12 requested that=20
Washington Gas reimburse Loudoun County for any costs associated with=20
emergency responses to calls from Sterling Park residents reporting the=20
smell of gas earlier this month.
http://www.loudouni.com/2006/09/company_asked_to_pay_for_gas_i.html

>>> LOUDOUN INDEPENDENT EDITORIAL LAMBASTS YORK
Editorial: Dear Colleague

We note with interest the report that Board of Supervisors Chairman=20
Scott York used the Freedom of Information Act to obtain information=20
about the County Animal Shelter from two other members of the board.

That York used the FOIA to demand information from Supervisor Eugene=20
Delgaudio is not that surprising. It is no secret that York and=20
Delgaudio are not close friends. Delgaudio is one of those people whose=20
ideas or actions are sometimes termed "bull crap" by the Chairman. They=20
seldom agree, and whether Delgaudio attempts to make one of his=20
often-terrible jokes or offers a serious comment, York often sees little =

humor or sense. Likewise, Delgaudio cannot hide his disdain for=20
York.(for rest of editorial)
http://www.loudouni.com/editorial/

Loudoun Independent Newspaper Reports
>>>>Sheriff's role in immigration sought
Supervisor Eugene Delgaudio (R-Sterling) said this week he wants Loudoun =

County Sheriff's Deputies empowered to enforce some federal immigration=20
laws.

Delgaudio has proposed that Sheriff Steve Simpson send some members of=20
his department to immigration enforcement training offered by the Bureau =

of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (FOR complete article visit)
http://www.loudouni.com/2006/10/sheriffs_role_in_immigration_s.html

Loudoun Independent Newspaper Reports
>>>Chairman uses FOIA on Delgaudio and Clem
Chairman Scott K. York (I-At Large) recently angered two members of the=20
Board of Supervisors when he took the unusual step of invoking=20
Virginia's Freedom of Information Act to obtain documents from them.

York said he used the Act to obtain from Jim Clem (R-Leesburg) and=20
Eugene Delgaudio (R-Sterling) documents and correspondence concerning an =

ongoing dispute at the county Animal Shelter.

Clem and Delgaudio said they were angered that York had sent them=20
letters requesting the information under FOIA provisions, rather than=20
asking them for the documents in person. At last week's Board of=20
Supervisors meeting Delgaudio called the request "stupid." (for the=20
complete article, go to )
http://www.loudouni.com/2006/10/chairman_uses_foia_on_delgaudi.html

>>>Panel Advances Transfer Shelter To Sheriff's Office
Delgaudio said York's concerns are "contrived."

"We are talking about a volunteer talking to other volunteers in a legal =

fashion," Delgaudio said. "I have informal weekly meetings. Does that=20
make it illegal? Do you automatically assume they are illegal?"

On a broader note, York said he is concerned about the push to transfer=20
animal control officers-and possibly the entire Animal Care and Control=20
Department-to the sheriff's office.

(EUGENE NOTE: Scott York opposes the privatization or the transfer of=20
the animal shelter or officers to the sheriff's department. York went=20
ballistic when I nominated a devoted citizen volunteer, Paul Dodaro, who =

was ready to work diligently to replace another Sterling citizen=20
volunteer, Melinda Meador. Right now the shelter is a "kill shelter"=20
where animals are put to death. Many privatized shelters do not=20
euthanize animals. Right now, 10 per cent of dogs are registered, other=20
counties in USA have 80 per cent registration with private shelters!

The only hope for pet owners and dogs and cats is a vigilant citizens=20
oversight and York is upset and screaming about this volunteer operation =

having too much say in the affairs of the county. ) (for Delgaudio=20
legislation on Private Shelters go to)
http://www.joineugene.com/library/animalcontrol.pdf

FOR THE COMPLETE ARTICLE VISIT
http://www.leesburg2day.com/articles/2006/10/13/news/news40shelter101306.=
txt

>>>ON LINE PHOTOS PHOTOS P H O T O S
Okay, some of these are dated, but most are just posted.

Senator George Allen Visits With Eugene Delgaudio
http://www.joineugene.com/photogallery/photo.php?id=3D35

Delgaudio and Chip the Mascot from California Tortilla
The Photo published last week in the Loudoun Independent Newspaper
http://www.joineugene.com/photogallery/photo.php?id=3D1646

Eugene Delgaudio 2007 Campaign Kick-Off
http://www.novatownhall.com/blog/2006/08/eugene_delgaudio_campaign_kick.p=
hp

The online report on the crowd that stormed Glory Days Grill last month=20
-- written by a Sterling blogger who has dominated Northern Virginia=20
politics with his "Nova Town Hall Blog". Its got lots of photos too.

DELGAUDIO LEADS TO SAVE MILLIONS
John Nettles and Eugene Delgaudio show new technology to persuade=20
Loudoun to change building methods. The county later claimed it was=20
using these methods.
http://www.joineugene.com/photogallery/photo.php?id=3D1623

THE 2004 PHOTOGRAPHS JUST NOW REQUESTED BY THE WASHINGTON POST
SWEARING IN CEREMONY ATTENDED BY 400 Loudoun Citizens.

It has taken the Post nearly 3 years to ask for these photos!
http://www.joineugene.com/photogallery/gallery.php?id=3D15

Delgaudio addresses group at Smithsonian
http://www.joineugene.com/photogallery/photo.php?id=3D1647

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