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 […]

Controversy at Rockland County Legislature Meeting

BY MICHAEL RICONDA Legislators vote confirm award transit contract to Brega Tansportation Corp. and CSEA Contract moves one step closer Tensions flared last Wednesday evening as county legislators voted to award the Brega Transportation Corp. a county bus transit contract drawing lawsuit threats from competitor, MV Transportation Corp. “I believe that we are under an […]

Lowdown of County Legislature Meeting 9/12

MICHAEL RICONDA The Rockland County Legislature met last Wednesday for their regular meeting to discuss the financial situation of the troubled Summit Park Hospital, and several agenda items. The Legislature voted to receive and file a management letter concerning the hospital’s financial situation, written by audit firm KPMG and presented by Edward Lee, a partner […]

Legislator Wolfe Seeks Redress for Inconvenience Caused by Upcoming Ironman Event

PIP will be Closed Southbound on August 11 for Cycling Event New City, NY (August 6, 2012) – Rockland County Legislature Vice Chairman Alden H. Wolfe has stated his reservations to the NYS Department of Transportation (NYS DOT) concerning the cycling portion of the upcoming the Ironman U.S. Championship Triathlon Race, which will require the […]

Possible Pay Raise for NYS Legislature

An increase in pay for members of the New York State Legislature is in discussion and opinions are strong. This raise in pay would be voted on at the end of 2012 and, if passed, would go into effect at the beginning of 2013. State legislator base salaries have not been raised since 1999. And […]