Long Beach, NY – The City of Long Beach is pleased to announce that Eileen J. Goggin has been unanimously appointed to the City Council, filling a vacant council seat. Eileen J. Goggin, a local attorney, previously served as a trustee on the City’s Zoning Board of Appeals. She has a daughter who attends Long Beach Middle School and has been actively involved in a number of organizations and activities in the City, including the Long Beach Lawyers Association and Long Beach Theater Guild.
“In this time of recovery, it is critical that we have a full, five-member council in place to tackle the important issues facing the City and our residents,” said Council President Scott J. Mandel. “Eileen is a great representative of the City and a terrific choice.”
Currently a law secretary in the New York State Unified Court System, prior to that EIleeen served as a deputy county attorney in Nassau County. Some of her responsibilities as a law secretary have included conducting trials, attending court conferences, researching legal issues. and negotiating settlements. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Adelphi University and a Juris Doctor degree from Brooklyn Law School.
“I am honored to be joining the Long Beach City Council,” commented Eileen Goggin. “During this critical period of rebirth, I look forward to working with the current dedicated members of our City Council and our many concerned citizens in the task of rebuilding Long Beach into the City we all know and love.”
“I am extremely confident in Eileen’s ability to represent the citizens of Long Beach,” stated City Council Vice President Fran Adelson. “She is an excellent selection. I have met with her, and I know that she is fully prepared for the task at hand.”
“Eileen has been a resident of Long Beach for over a decade and is well qualified for the position,” said City Councilman Len Torres. “She’s a wonderful addition to the council.”
“I am really excited to have the opportunity to work with Eileen as this administration moves forward and continues to focus like a laser on the City’s recovery,” stated City Manager Jack Schnirman.