Apr 14, 2023
James J. Foley - Spring 2023 Newsletter
In this edition: Zero county property tax increases for 2022 and 2023. County motor vehicle and residential energy sales taxes eliminated, the equivalent of a 9.54 percent property tax cut. Relief for volunteer firefighters and ambulance corps workers through reduced assessments. Fighting to prevent radioactive waste from being dumped into the Hudson River. River Road construction brings new...
Feb 10, 2023
Alden H. Wolfe - Winter 2023 Newsletter
In this edition: The positive county financial news continues with a zero percent county property tax increase for the second straight year. The county motor vehicle and residential energy sales taxes have been eliminated, the equivalent of a 9.5 percent property tax cut. Income eligibility limit is increased for senior citizens seeking a county property tax reduction. County property tax...
Dec 30, 2022
Philip Soskin - Winter 2022 Newsletter
In this edition: Rockland County has battled back and now has a strong surplus and high credit scores. A zero percent county property tax increase in 2023 follows a zero percent increase in 2022. The county motor vehicle and residential energy sales taxes have been eliminated, the equivalent of a 9.54 percent county property tax cut. Income eligibility amount is increased for senior citizens...
Dec 29, 2022
Aron B. Wieder - Winter 2022 Newsletter
In this edition: Continuing the fight to cut taxes for the benefit of our hardworking families, there is no county property tax increase in 2023. The county motor vehicle and residential energy sales taxes have been cut, the equivalent of a 9.54 percent county property tax cut. County property tax assessment reductions put in place for volunteer firefighters and ambulance corps workers. Income...
Dec 28, 2022
Jay Hood Jr. - Winter 2022 Newsletter
In this edition: Rockland County is again standing on firm financial footing – deep in the black and with a strong surplus. No county property tax increase in 2023. The county motor vehicle and residential energy sales taxes have been cut – collectively the equivalent of a property tax cut of 9.54 percent. Income eligibility amount is increased for senior citizens seeking a property tax...
Dec 27, 2022
Aney Paul - 2022 Winter Newsletter
In this edition: No county property tax increase for 2023. Providing property tax deductions to local volunteer firefighters and ambulance corps workers. Increasing the income eligibility amount for senior citizens age seeking a property tax reduction. Honoring outstanding women for their many achievements and contributions. Recognizing residents during Indian Heritage Month. Supporting changes to...
Dec. 31, 2020
James J. Foley – Winter 2020-2021 Newsletter
In This Edition: Supporting the efforts of the county Health Department during the pandemic; Preserving services while staying under the state tax cap; Adopting new law to allow non-price factors to be considered to save taxpayers money; Supporting Italian American heritage; Maintaining vigilance [read more]
Dec. 29, 2020
Aron B. Wieder – Winter 2020-2021 Newsletter
In This Edition: Maintaining services our residents and businesses rely on more than ever; Continuing support for the many nonprofits that serve our county; Reducing the property tax increase while staying under the state tax cap; Rejecting an increase to the sales tax rate so as not to add to the [read more]
Dec. 23, 2020
Aney Paul – Winter 2020 Newsletter
In This Edition: County government keeps working through the pandemic to provide residents and businesses with vital services; Keeping property tax increase below the state tax cap and voting against sales tax rate hike; Supporting affordable tuition at Rockland Community College; Collecting school [read more]
Dec. 16, 2020
Toney L. Earl – Fall 2020 Newsletter
In This Edition: Successful effort leads to two COVID-19 testing sites in Spring Valley, where people of color have been disproportionately impacted by the virus; Keeping property taxes under state cap and rejecting sales tax rate increase; Diversifying County Boards & Commissions to include the [read more]
Sep. 06, 2019
Lon M. Hofstein – Summer – Fall 2019 Newsletter
In this edition: Going green to benefit the environment, local businesses & our children; Establishing accessible parking awareness month; Working to put term limits in place; Polystyrene food ware ban will benefit our children; No unfair tolls for Rockland users of Cuomo bridge; Remembering [read more]
Aug. 28, 2019
Christopher J. Carey – Summer 2019 Newsletter
In this edition: Hard-fought victories result in $32 million surplus; Unchecked development biggest threat in Rockland; County Legislature elections will redefine Rockland County; Cost of new bridge should not be placed on Rockland users; Unsold Sain building costing Clarkstown taxpayers; Term [read more]
Aug. 22, 2019
Nancy Low-Hogan – Summer 2019 Newsletter
In this edition: Working to keep tolls fair for Rockland users of the Mario M. Cuomo Bridge; Demanding new transportation opportunities for people who must travel to NYC, Westchester County and Connecticut for work and other purposes; Passing a new County law to ban most plastic bags; Taking action [read more]
Aug. 19, 2019
Harriet Cornell – Summer 2019 Newsletter
In this edition: Connecting commuters with bus service providers to get service improved; Developing a comprehensive water resources management plan to ensure Rockland has enough good-quality drinking water; Mentoring youth to help them learn about sustainable development; Working to make sure every [read more]
Jul. 03, 2019
Douglas A. Jobson – Summer Projects 2019
Update on County roads to be resurfaced in District 1; Hurricane Irene culvert repairs; design work progressing for Grassy Point Bridge replacement and Calls Hollow Road Bridge repairs; design work started for demolition of Old Mill Dam in Kakiat County Park.
Jun. 25, 2019
Nancy Low-Hogan – Summer Projects 2019
Update on County roads to be resurfaced in District 17; reconstruction of River Road in Grandview-On-Hudson; drainage improvement project for Lot S at former Piermont paper Mill in Piermont.
May. 09, 2019
Aney Paul – Spring 2019 Newsletter
In this edition: Improving Rockland’s financial future; working with future leaders at East Ramapo; fighting the spread of measles; backing new plastic bag ban to protect our environment; celebrating 20th-plus roadside cleanup.
May. 08, 2019
Toney L. Earl – Spring 2019 Newsletter
In this edition: Watching out for your tax dollars; launch of first-ever Annual Buffalo Soldiers’ Day in Rockland County; aiding East Ramapo Marching Band; advocating for community residents & speaking out about Temporary Protective Status for Haiti earthquake victims; supporting efforts to fight [read more]