Rockland County Exec Unveils 2018 Proposed Budget

Rocklanders can expect, on average, a $2 per month tax increase in their county taxes, or $24 per year, under the County Executive’s proposed 2018 budget of $684.25 million. Ed Day announced the plan, which stays under the state property tax cap, keeps spending flat, funds not-for-profits and avoids layoffs, at a press conference at Hi Tor Shelter in Pomona. Day said the budget provides a record boost for the county’s not-for-profits and enough money to build a new animal shelter in Pomona…

Audio clip: Ed Day

County Executive Day also said the $138 million deficit he inherited when he took office nearly four years ago is nearly eliminated. Legislature Chairman Toney Earl said a detailed review of the County Executive’s budget will be done to be sure “estimated revenues and expenses are based on realistic numbers and that vital services will continue to be provided.” The Legislature has tentatively set November 16th as the public hearing date and December 5th as the budget vote date.

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