Funding For Rockland Farm Alliance

Funding For Rockland Farm Alliance

Legislature & Executive Back $50,000 To Fund Important Nonprofit Organization New City, NY (July 15, 2019) –  The Rockland County Legislature and County Executive have approved $50,000 in funding to the Rockland Farm Alliance for operations and maintenance for 2019. “The Rockland Farm Alliance is one of our county’s important nonprofit organizations, providing both educational programs and […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Race to the Top”

County Executive’s Corner: “Race to the Top”

By County Executive Ed Day Shortly after I took office, our assessment rolls hit a low point; just under $35 billion, down $13 billion from their peak in 2008. Big taxpayers like Lovett, Mirant, Novartis and others left the County. But one of the promises I made to you upon my election was this; that […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Sharing Space, Saving Money”

County Executive’s Corner: “Sharing Space, Saving Money”

By County Executive Ed Day We are building on our progress of renewing, refocusing and reimagining county government. We recently announced an exciting new shared space initiative; a way to streamline the delivery of services to residents and save taxpayer dollars by providing non-profits space within county buildings. With the support of the County Legislature, […]

County Executive’s Corner: “The Future is Green”

County Executive’s Corner: “The Future is Green”

By Rockland County Executive Ed Day Every year in Rockland, for the last 28 years, our Department of Environmental Resources (DER) asks 5th Grade students from local schools to compete in the Eleanor Burlingham Earth Day Essay and Poster contest. This year the students answered the questions, ‘what does being “green” mean to you?’ and […]

County Executive’s Corner “Preventing the Next Outbreak”

County Executive’s Corner “Preventing the Next Outbreak”

By County Executive Ed Day This week I took another logical step in dealing with our measles outbreak; I asked for the Federal government’s help in preventing the next outbreak we might face. As many of you know, our outbreak began last October when seven travelers from overseas visited Rockland while they were infected with […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Help End the Stigma”

County Executive’s Corner: “Help End the Stigma”

By County Executive Ed Day 1 in 5 people will experience a mental health issue at some point in their life. People don’t choose to experience a mental health issue just as they don’t choose other health issues. Genetics, a history of abuse, trauma, unforeseen hardships, interpersonal conflicts and stress can all lead to symptoms […]

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