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 […]

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 […]

CAIRNS RECOGNIZED AS A MAN WHO GAVE BACK

CAIRNS RECOGNIZED AS A MAN WHO GAVE BACK

The Rockland County Legislature presented a Distinguished Service Award to educator, youth advocate and humanitarian Donald Cairns Tuesday in recognition of his service to others. For more than three decades, Cairns taught at Ramapo High School, where members of the National Honor Society voted him Teacher of the Year. Cairns was further recognized with the Father F. […]

LACORTE DEMANDS ROCKLAND LEGISLATURE BLOCK APPOINTMENT OF VANDERHOEF “CRONY”

LACORTE PRESS RELEASE Mayor Dagan Lacorte, Democratic Party candidate for Rockland County Executive, said the Rockland County Legislature must block outgoing County Executive Scott Vanderhoef from installing his political consultant Sean Mathews as the county’s real property director at a salary $23,900 higher than the previous occupant and for years into the next County Executive’s […]

Rockland County Legislature Sets Tax and Rent Rates for 2013, Extends Date for Abolishing Positions

BY MICHAEL RICONDA The Rockland County Legislature met for a special assembly on December 27 to approve tax and rent rates for 2013 and set effective dates for the abolition of certain positions, as outlined in the newly-passed 2013 budget. The Legislature approved the levying of tax rates for the county, towns, districts, and other […]

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