The abuse of Ulster County by the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is Mayor Bloomberg’s “dirty little secret.” It is obvious that he cares more about 16 ounce sodas in New York City than he does about the 600 million gallons of highly turbid dirty water he allowed to be dumped on the people of our community for hundreds of days, including every day for almost 4 months straight.
- Posted July 16, 2012
- Posted July 13, 2012
Kingston, NY - In an effort to reduce the spread of Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses, Ulster County Executive Mike Hein is announcing a new initiative in which the Ulster County Department of Health will distribute posters and other pertinent information to veterinarians and animal-related businesses throughout Ulster County. “Fighting Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses requires increased awareness and a communitywide effort. As trusted advisors, veterinarians can play a key role in helping to implement this new prevention strategy.
- Posted July 12, 2012
Kingston, NY - The Ulster County Lyme Disease Advisory Committee (UCLDAC) will be holding a public forum on Lyme Disease in the Ulster County Office Building, Legislative Chamber, 6th Floor, 244 Fair Street, Kingston, NY on July 31, 2012 from 7 – 9 PM.
- Posted July 10, 2012
Today my administration submitted phase one of our written comments to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) regarding the wholly inadequate draft Consent Order between the NYS DEC and the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYC DEP). These comments focus on the damages caused by the dumping of highly turbid water down the Lower Esopus Creek and are specifically aimed at the failure of the proposed Consent Order to address these damages to Ulster County property owners.
- Posted July 9, 2012
The property tax exemption for first time homebuyers is designed to overcome some of the obstacles of home ownership as well as to stimulate the local real estate and construction economies