Neighbors frustrated by lack of info on sex offenders

Submitted by LDieringer on Fri, 09/12/2014 - 10:26am

West Seneca NY Assemblyman Michael Kearns is giving the Office of People with Developmental Disabilities 10 more days to respond to his Freedom of Information request, or he says he's taking legal action.

The FOIL request stems from seven registered sex offenders who moved to a West Seneca neighborhood -- without notice to residents -- nine months ago. "We are now at the point where we are not getting cooperation or formal answers to our questions in writing," Kearns said at a press conference Thursday, where he announced that he's appealing the OPWDD's lack of response.

Since April, Kearns has been trying to get the answers to neighbors' questions and records pertaining to the sex offenders, including the policies that led to them living on Leydecker Road. Continue>>>
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