County Executive’s Corner: “The Necessary Step”

County Executive’s Corner: “The Necessary Step”

By County Executive Ed Day This week we faced another new challenge as part of our ongoing measles outbreak. A group of parents from the Green Meadow Waldorf School in Chestnut Ridge filed a lawsuit and sought an injunction against the orders imposed by our Commissioner of Health to keep their unvaccinated students out of […]

10-Point Plan to Transform and Fund the MTA

10-Point Plan to Transform and Fund the MTA

County Executive Day announced his official opposition to the “10-Point Plan to Transform and Fund the MTA” introduced by Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. The plan as it now stands is severely lacking and would only compound the problems faced by Rockland County commuters. Statement from County Executive Day Follows “Rockland […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Freedom Award”

County Executive’s Corner: “Freedom Award”

By County Executive Ed Day This week we had the honor and privilege of presenting Congers resident Angela Woods with the seventh annual Rockland County Freedom Award for her outstanding service to our nation during her 27 years of service in the United States Army. The importance of awards like this one cannot be overstated. […]

County Executive’s Corner: “We Want a Contract!”

County Executive’s Corner: “We Want a Contract!”

By County Executive Ed Day It’s time to settle. I am actively working with my administrative teams to review the 2019 financials and look for any financial opportunities that may result in potential modest increases on the base and/or lump sum payments to avoid contracts remaining unsettled. I wanted to communicate and ensure transparency regarding […]

County Executive Day Statement Regarding Union Contracts

County Executive Day Statement Regarding Union Contracts

COUNTY PRESS RELEASE “I wanted to communicate and ensure transparency regarding union negotiations and where they stand to date. Most of our union contracts were expired as of 2017 and some as early as 2010. Understanding the magnitude of having outstanding contracts and the impact on the employees, I put aside $4 million in the […]

CROWD CHEERS ON DAY FOR FOUR MORE YEARS

CROWD CHEERS ON DAY FOR FOUR MORE YEARS

BY DYLAN SKRILOFF While County Legislature elections are coming this November 2019 and hanging in the balance is County Executive Ed Day’s ability to steer the agenda of county government without hindrance of a hostile majority party. At his annual marathon fundraiser at Nyack Seaport last week, Day told the crowd he is committed to […]

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