Comptroller’s Office says Day’s budget projections are sound

Comptroller’s Office says Day’s budget projections are sound

The New York State Comptroller’s Office told Rockland County officials this week that the math in County Executive Ed Day’s proposed 2018 budget is good. The deputy state comptroller reviewed the proposed $684.25 million spending plan, which stays within the state property tax cap, and had this to say in a letter to Rockland officials: […]

County Executive’s Corner: Warmth and Safety

County Executive’s Corner: Warmth and Safety

  By Rockland County Executive Ed Day Thanksgiving is almost here and we can rejoice this year knowing that all in Rockland County can have a roof over their head and a warm place to sleep as winter sets in. Our new Warming Center just opened at the Dr. Robert L. Yeager Health Center in […]

Rockland County Deficit Projected To Reach Zero by End of Fiscal Year

Rockland County Deficit Projected To Reach Zero by End of Fiscal Year

Rockland County Executive Ed Day announced Monday that the county’s deficit fund balance that totaled $138 million four years ago is projected to be paid off by the end of fiscal 2017, according to an audit.   “We have gone from $138 million deficit to zero in four years without raising taxes,” the County Executive said. “It’s a near-miraculous […]

County Executive’s Corner: Not Resting on Laurels

County Executive’s Corner: Not Resting on Laurels

By Rockland County Executive Ed Day Two seismic events shook Rockland County this week and both have profound impacts on our shared future. The first I’m sure you’ve heard: The people of this county honored me by overwhelmingly voting to give me a second term as County Executive. The second might have slipped by without […]

As election season winds down, crack down on illegal housing heats up

As election season winds down, crack down on illegal housing heats up

Clarkstown holds seminar on Housing and Zoning enforcement BY KATHY KAHN It’s been a vexing problem for parts of Rockland County: stopping the illegal use of properties. Clarkstown hosted an information session on October 19 to help those combating the problem. The seminar at the Fire Training Center in Pomona gave many local town and village […]

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