COUNTY EXECUTIVE DAY VETOES AMENDED 2019 BUDGET  

COUNTY EXECUTIVE DAY VETOES AMENDED 2019 BUDGET  

PRESS RELEASE FROM OFFICE OF COUNTY EXECUTIVE – County Executive Ed Day used his line-item veto power to veto 95 of the Legislative Majority’s ill-advised amendments to the 2019 County Budget. As seen in the attached document, Veto Schedule 2019.   “The Majority’s amended budget would have been a return to the days of speculative revenue, […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Comptroller Agrees”

County Executive’s Corner: “Comptroller Agrees”

By County Executive Ed Day Earlier this week we received more good news in respect to the 2019 Proposed Budget. The New York State Comptroller’s Office found that, “the significant revenue and expenditure projections in the proposed budget are reasonable.” As one of the conditions of our deficit bond we must submit our proposed budget […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Under the Tax Cap Again”

County Executive’s Corner: “Under the Tax Cap Again”

By County Executive Ed Day We did it again! Earlier this week I unveiled the proposed 2019 Budget for Rockland County that comes in under the state-mandated property tax cap. We managed this, despite significant challenges. As we began the 2019 Budget process, we faced a budget gap of over $13 million which would have […]

Hometown Happenings: A Responsible, Realistic Budget for Clarkstown

Hometown Happenings: A Responsible, Realistic Budget for Clarkstown

BY GEORGE HOEHMANN The process of constructing an annual budget for Town government is a tough, time consuming one.  It is not a task that I take lightly. In fact, there were well over 70 meetings held with all of our department heads to create a responsible and realistic tentative budget for 2019.  Together, we […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Stay on Budget”

County Executive’s Corner: “Stay on Budget”

By County Executive Ed Day As Autumn approaches we all begin to think of certain things, children returning to school, leaves changing colors on trees, football season or seeing the Yankees make a push into the playoffs. For those of us in government the end of summer means something else; budget season is upon us. […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Back in Black”

County Executive’s Corner: “Back in Black”

By County Executive Day To quote the AC/DC song of the same name, “I’ve been too long I’m glad to be back.” For the first time since 2006, Rockland has an unassigned positive fund balance in its general fund (a surplus). Almost $6.3 million to be exact. While that may not sound like a whole […]

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