Kingston, NY- Ulster County Executive Mike Hein announced that Ulster County Commissioner of Finance Paul J. Hewitt completed and filed the 2010 Ulster County Annual Financial Report with the New York State Comptroller on April 29, 2011. “In 2010 we instituted the Taxpayer First Initiative to close a significant budget gap and deliver a 2011 budget with no County property tax increase,” said Ulster County Executive Mike Hein. “I have made it my top priority to protect the residents of Ulster County from government overspending and waste.
Highland -- Ulster County Executive Mike Hein and Ulster County Clerk Nina Postupack both received awards from the Lloyd American Legion Post 193 last week. The two were honored at a meeting at the Legion Hall where Lloyd American Legion Commander Vito Dispensa presented them each a plaque honoring their commitment to Ulster County veterans. Today there are 199 businesses which have signed on to the “Return the F.A.V.O.R (Find & Assist Veterans of Record) Veterans Discount program and there are 1,178 veterans participating in the program.. Return the F.A.V.O.R.
Kingston, N.Y. -- The Ulster County Recruitment and Retention campaign, designed to bolster the ranks of the volunteer fire and emergency medical services, is partnering with the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York (FASNY) in their Recruit NY program. A focal point of this program is an open house event at local fire stations and ambulance squad buildings during the weekend of April 9-10, 2011. “I’m pleased that we are helping volunteer fire departments and rescue squads with their recruitment efforts,” said Ulster County Executive Mike Hein.