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Injunction Sought To Stop Renovation Of Mount Vernon's Memorial Field

Mount Vernon mayor-elect Richard Thomas seeks to stop work at Memorial Field until he takes office.
Mount Vernon mayor-elect Richard Thomas seeks to stop work at Memorial Field until he takes office. Photo Credit: Twitter

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- Mayor-elect Richard Thomas is seeking a court order to stop any further work at Memorial Field until he takes office in January.

According to lohud.com, the city of Mount Vernon and Westchester County agreed to replace the existing stadium with a $12.7 renovation project before Mayor Ernie Davis changed plans to renovate it instead. Davis' plans increased costs by an estimated $5 million.

“Right now we need to assess the damage that has been done and right now it’s very costly,” said Thomas.

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