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: […]

Legislature passes 2014 budget, including 9.9 percent tax increase

BY MICHAEL RICONDA New City – After months of talks and consulting with both private accounting firms and State Comptroller’s office, the Rockland County Legislature adopted an amended budget proposal for the 2014 fiscal year, including a 9.9 percent property tax increase. The $760.9 million budget is buttressed by the Rockland County Deficit Financing Act, […]

Rocklanders speak out on 2014 budget

By Michael Riconda New City – In a significant change from last year’s packed and occasionally tense hearings, only a handful of people turned out for a series of public hearings on Rockland County’s 2014 budget on November 19. In total, three hearings were held, with speakers’ arguments covering multiple points across all three topics. […]

Budget & Finance Committee Discusses Electronic Health Record Project

BY MICHAEL RICONDA The Rockland County Legislature held a discussion on February 26 on upcoming updates to fully-electronic record-keeping systems within the Department of Health in line with federal Medicaid protocol. Town of Orangetown Councilman and Assistant Director of MIS Application Development at Camp Venture Denis Troy presented a general overview of the project, which […]