Borrowing and Union Negotiations Dominate Legislative Discussion

BY MICHAEL RICONDA The Rockland County Legislature met on September 4, 2012 at 7 p.m. to discuss several items, including the borrowing of revenue anticipation notes, the upcoming ratification of a new labor contract, hearings to discuss amendments to the electrical code, and several miscellaneous law enforcement and emergency expenditures. Referral 9473(c) authorizes the sale […]

$15 Million More in the Hole

Rockland County budget news gets even worse  BY SARA GILBERT The Rockland County Legislature met Tuesday, July 24 to receive news that despite tax hikes and 100 layoffs, the county is an additional $15 million in debt so far during this budget year, bringing the grand debt total to an estimated $95 million. Acting County Finance Director […]