“Today is an historic day for the residents of Ulster County. After many months of diligent negotiations with Ulster County, New York City officials have signed an additional permanent trail easement that protects the underlying railroad rights that run 11.6 miles along the north shore of the Ashokan Reservoir.
- Posted July 21, 2017
- Posted July 17, 2017
Kingston, N.Y. – Today, Ulster County Executive Mike Hein continued the tradition of appointing strong leaders with broad experience and well-rounded backgrounds to lead Ulster County Departments when he named Thomas Jackson to be the next Commissioner of the Ulster County Department of Public Works. Currently, he serves as the Director of the Ulster County Real Property Tax Service Agency. Upon assuming the role of Commissioner he will oversee over 200 departmental employees.
- Posted July 7, 2017
Ulster County’s “Zero Tolerance” Anti-Fraud, Waste And Abuse Program
Kingston, N.Y. – Ulster County Executive Mike Hein announces that two arrests were made under the County’s “Zero Tolerance” Anti-Fraud, Waste and Abuse Program.
- Posted July 5, 2017
“Opioid addiction has devastated countless families across our nation, and the frightening reality is that our community has not been spared. In order to impact a problem as serious and complex as this, Ulster County Government and so many partners from all walks of life have worked tirelessly to improve supports for education, treatment, and recovery. And though not a panacea, part of any comprehensive solution must include getting excess opioid-based prescription medications off our streets, as it often serves as a gateway to heroin.
- Posted June 22, 2017
“The scary truth is that many heroin addicts get their start by abusing legal prescription drugs and some by simply stealing excess medication from their parents, grandparents or neighbors. As we continue to combat the national heroin crisis, I strongly believe that as part of a comprehensive plan, New York State must take meaningful action to reduce the amount of opioid based prescription drugs sitting in medicine cabinets in every community.