LACORTE PRESS RELEASE Mayor Dagan Lacorte, Democratic Party candidate for Rockland County Executive, said the Rockland County Legislature must block outgoing County Executive Scott Vanderhoef from installing his political consultant Sean Mathews as the county’s real property director at a salary $23,900 higher than the previous occupant and for years into the next County Executive’s […]

Rockland County Legislature Sets Tax and Rent Rates for 2013, Extends Date for Abolishing Positions

BY MICHAEL RICONDA The Rockland County Legislature met for a special assembly on December 27 to approve tax and rent rates for 2013 and set effective dates for the abolition of certain positions, as outlined in the newly-passed 2013 budget. The Legislature approved the levying of tax rates for the county, towns, districts, and other […]

Controversy at Rockland County Legislature Meeting

BY MICHAEL RICONDA Legislators vote confirm award transit contract to Brega Tansportation Corp. and CSEA Contract moves one step closer Tensions flared last Wednesday evening as county legislators voted to award the Brega Transportation Corp. a county bus transit contract drawing lawsuit threats from competitor, MV Transportation Corp. “I believe that we are under an […]

Lowdown of County Legislature Meeting 9/12

MICHAEL RICONDA The Rockland County Legislature met last Wednesday for their regular meeting to discuss the financial situation of the troubled Summit Park Hospital, and several agenda items. The Legislature voted to receive and file a management letter concerning the hospital’s financial situation, written by audit firm KPMG and presented by Edward Lee, a partner […]