Office of the Ulster County Executive

Acting Ulster County Executive, Patrick K. Ryan
County Executive
Patrick K. Ryan

Welcome to the home page of the Ulster County Executive. This is your government and I want to make it accessible to you. The passage of the Charter by the people of Ulster County created the elected office of County Executive, a post with the responsibility and authority to lead our government.

As County Executive, I will deliver a county government that is lean, effective, smart, and fully accountable to the people. I will continue to provide a single, strong clear voice that represents your interests across all levels of government. I will continue to reach out to businesses and help them grow. I will continue to work to protect our County taxpayers, while striving to provide the exceptional level of services that our residents expect and deserve.


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  • Posted: November 20, 2020
    KINGSTON, N.Y. - County Executive Pat Ryan announced today the appointment of Dr. Wazir Suni Jefferson as Ulster County’s first-ever Chief Diversity Officer. Dr. Wazir Suni Jefferson has dedicated his career to advancing dialogue, inclusion, and equity. Dr. Jefferson most recently served as the Chief Diversity Officer of Dutchess Community College.
  • Posted: November 19, 2020
    Starting Monday, access to Ulster County Government Buildings will be significantly limited with the Department of Motor Vehicles moving to by-appointment service only Ulster County in-person workforce to be limited to essential staff plus 25% additional support staff until January 1st  Remote working procedures have been established to ensure services and work will continue remotely 
  • Posted: November 19, 2020
    Campaign encouraging residents to stop the spread of COVID-19 will be heard on radio spots and social media platforms KINGSTON, N.Y. – Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan today announced a new public awareness campaign in response to the beginnings of a second wave of COVID-19 in Ulster County. The campaign started this week and will run through the New Year. The ads will be played on over a dozen area radio stations and be featured on the County’s social media pages.