Tag Archive | "Suffolk County Executive"

Suffolk Taps A New Director of Community Development & Affordable Housing for Real Estate

Thursday, July 12, 2012


In a move designed to create greater synergy and efficiency within the Department of Economic Development and Planning, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has tapped the County’s current Director of Community Development and Affordable Housing Jill Rosen-Nikoloff to lead the County’s Real Property division. Rosen-Nikoloff, a graduate of St. John University’s School of Law, has […]

Suffolk County Executive Bellone Announces Plan to Create Jobs, Build Suffolk’s Innovation Economy

Wednesday, June 27, 2012


After months of meeting with business leaders, officials at all levels of government and regular families, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone today announced his economic development plan to create jobs and tie together projects taking place throughout our region.  Bellone’s plan lays the groundwork for long-term economic growth in Suffolk County as well as the […]

Can County Executive Steve Bellone Solve Suffolk’s Deficit Without Raising Taxes?

Sunday, June 24, 2012


Steve Bellone’s Half-Billion-Dollar Burden By Spencer Rumsey | Long Island Press For a county leader grappling with a budget that could be half a billion dollars in the red by the end of next year, Steve Bellone still seems to be enjoying himself. “Certainly the problems are greater than we had imagined,” says Bellone, the […]

Steve Bellone: Progress in Rebuilding the County’s Finances and Future

Thursday, May 10, 2012


Upon taking office as Suffolk County Executive, I was confronted by news that county government was running a deficit of more than $500 million, our bond rating would be downgraded and we were running out of time to find solutions. This week, thanks to a lot of hard work and the willingness of the Suffolk […]

Suffolk County Executive Bellone | Statement Regarding the Legislature’s “Job” Vote

Tuesday, April 24, 2012


I applaud the 12 members of the Suffolk County Legislature who voted to restore over 100 positions that had been budgeted to be laid off at the end of June.  Working together with the legislature we were able to restore these positions while still meeting the budgeted savings necessary to prevent Suffolk’s $530 million deficit […]

State of Suffolk County 2012

Thursday, April 19, 2012


Bellone Talks About Need to Lead by Example to Address Fiscal Crisis in First State of the County On the heels of a report that Suffolk County ended 2011 in deficit for the first time in two decades, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone talked about the need to address the fiscal crisis in his first […]

April 18th: Suffolk’s Steve Bellone to Give “State of the County” Address

Tuesday, April 17, 2012


Today, Suffolk County Executive Bellone announced that he will give his first State of the County address on Wednesday,April 18, 2012 at 7:00pm.  In an effort to minimize expenses to Suffolk County taxpayers, Bellone will give the address at the William H. Rogers Legislature Building. Special Note: Media should RSVP their intention to attend-please email […]

Steve Bellone: First 100 Days

Sunday, April 15, 2012


After serving for more than 100 days as Suffolk County Executive, I wanted  to extend my appreciation for your continued support, and provide you with an update on the vital work you elected me to accomplish. This note comes to you a few days after the official 100-day mark. In the middle of Day 100, […]

Levy Calls for Investigation into leak, budgeting practices in Babylon

Thursday, March 29, 2012


After the leak of an internal Bellone administration document questioned the integrity of the previous administration's budgeting process earlier this week, Steve Levy's not only getting mad, he's getting even. The former County Executive is calling for an investigation into County Executive Steve Bellone for his budgeting practices in the Town of Babylon

Suffolk County Executive Bellone Releases Statement on Albany Pension Reform

Thursday, March 15, 2012


“Governor Cuomo and the State Legislature have shown tremendous leadership in fighting to lower pension costs for Suffolk County taxpayers and taxpayers throughout New York State. Pension reform is essential to our long-term fiscal stability by ensuring that we are able to fund future workers’ retirements and the needs of residents, while keeping taxes at […]

Jan 3 – Suffolk County Steve Bellone’s Schedule

Monday, January 2, 2012


Pets Warehouse “Everything for your Pet” County Executive Steve Bellone released a schedule for Tuesday, January 3, his first non-holiday day in office. 8-9am– Will run up a new American and POW-MIA flag outside the H. Lee Dennison Building, after noticing that existing flags were tattered. Bellone will then go inside to the lobby and […]

Steve Bellone: Happy Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 23, 2011


Thanksgiving is always a time for families to come together, take stock of our blessings and consider all the things we are thankful for. This year, I am particularly thankful.  First and foremost, I am thankful for my family, my wife Tracey, my daughters Katie and Mollie and our third child on the way. I […]

Budget Battle Continues. Suffolk County Legislature Overrides Levy’s Vetoes

Tuesday, November 22, 2011


Legislature Approves Omnibus Budget that Limits Layoffs The Suffolk County Legislature today voted to override County Executive Steve Levy’s vetoes of the Legislature’s omnibus budget that makes tough choices on layoffs and fills the $135 million in holes in the budget presented by Mr. Levy. The Legislature’s budget leaves important policy decisions up to incoming […]

Suffolk County Executive-Elect Steve Bellone Invites all Suffolk Residents to Serve on Transition Team

Sunday, November 20, 2011


Names Calcaterra, Martinez Co-Transition Directors; Announces Meetings on Economy and Diversity . Hauppauge – Suffolk County Executive-elect Steve Bellone today invited all Suffolk County residents to serve on his transition team as he announced his process to ensure he can hit the ground running when he takes office on January 1. All Suffolk County residents […]

Suffolk County Executive-Elect Bellone Names Transition Team Chiefs

Friday, November 18, 2011


Bellone Says He’ll Hold Public Meetings for Feedback on Suffolk’s Issues . HAUPPAUGE — Suffolk County Executive-Elect Steve Bellone announced Thursday the two co-directors of his transition team. Babylon Councilman Antonio Martinez and Southold attorney Regina Calcaterra will help Bellone in what he said will be an efficient and cost-effective change of administration. Bellone, who […]

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