ROBERT REICHER EARNS RANK OF EAGLE SCOUT

ROBERT REICHER EARNS RANK OF EAGLE SCOUT

Rockland County Executive Ed Day congratulated Clarkstown High School North senior Robert Reicher of Troop 78 in Nanuet on becoming an Eagle Scout at his Eagle Scout Court of Honor. His community service project was to honor veterans by creating a perennial garden and adding two benches to overlook the future Gulf War Veterans Memorial […]

County Executive’s Corner: Getting it Done Together

County Executive’s Corner: Getting it Done Together

  By Rockland County Executive Ed Day It’s been at least a decade since a budget submitted by the County Executive won the unanimous approval of the Legislature. The fact that the $684.29 million spending plan I submitted in October made its way through weeks of reviews essentially unchanged and was approved by every member […]

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 […]