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 […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Shining a Light”

County Executive’s Corner: “Shining a Light”

By County Executive Ed Day Our county, state and nation are facing a wave of unreported crimes against some of our most vulnerable citizens. Approximately 1 in 10 Americans aged 60 and over have experienced some form of elder abuse. Some estimates range as high as 5 million elders who are abused each year. One study estimated that only […]

County Executive’s Corner: Fighting Back

County Executive’s Corner: Fighting Back

By County Executive Ed Day This week with the help of Rockland’s Department of Mental Health we announced a new initiative to fight back against the opioid epidemic that has swept across our county, state and nation. Let me be clear, we in county government are doing everything we can think of to combat this […]

County Executive’s Corner “No Parole for Clark”

By Rockland County Executive Ed Day Last week the emotional wounds of the past were once again ripped open. New York Supreme Court Justice John Kelley ordered that Judith Clark receive a new parole hearing. In his ruling, he said that the State Parole Board “acted arbitrarily and capriciously” in its April 2017 decision to […]

Rockland County Executive’s Corner: Opening the Door

Rockland County Executive’s Corner: Opening the Door

By County Executive Ed Day As Rockland County continues forward with our revitalization, repurposing and renaissance we must ensure that the opportunities presented are available equally to all our residents. In that vein, I have positive news that I would like to share. Earlier this week, we again submitted a resolution to the Rockland County […]

Rockland County Executive’s Corner “Renaissance in Progress”

Rockland County Executive’s Corner “Renaissance in Progress”

By County Executive Ed Day We are making progress. Over the last few weeks, your County Government has taken major strides towards reinvigorating itself and the services we provide for you. Earlier this week I signed four bond resolutions to continue the methodical repurposing and rebuilding of Rockland County’s facilities. The first was an authorization […]