County resolves impasse with CSEA

County resolves impasse with CSEA

COUNTY PRESS RELEASE  County Executive Ed Day and County Attorney Thomas Humbach announced an agreement through the New York State Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) regarding a negotiated settlement (see image gallery) with the Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA). The agreement runs from July 11, 2018, through February 29, 2020, and grants CSEA Regional President […]

Clarkstown Code Enforcement Officer Brian Wagner Suspended

Clarkstown Code Enforcement Officer Brian Wagner Suspended

Last week News12 showed footage of Town of Clarkstown code enforcer and CSEA union head Brian Wagner doing personal errands on the job. Wagner has been suspended pending a review of his alleged milking of the clock. Supervisor George Hoehmann said he will continue to seek out loafing employees. “The Town of Clarkstown has great […]

CSEA Slams “Cuomonomics”

CSEA Slams “Cuomonomics” From Civil Service Employees Association CSEA President Danny Donohue is slamming a new proposal by Gov. Andrew Cuomo that would provide “yet another tax giveaway to business at the expense of local communities and middle class jobs.” The CSEA leader also expressed extreme concern that state legislative leaders seem ready to give […]


To the Editor: Now that the CSEA county contract has been ratified by the Rockland County Legislature, I have to commend all parties involved who worked together to formalize the agreement. Our members are making some serious sacrifices in order to help the county through these tough times, which shows their dedication to the citizens […]

Lowdown of County Legislature Meeting 9/12

MICHAEL RICONDA The Rockland County Legislature met last Wednesday for their regular meeting to discuss the financial situation of the troubled Summit Park Hospital, and several agenda items. The Legislature voted to receive and file a management letter concerning the hospital’s financial situation, written by audit firm KPMG and presented by Edward Lee, a partner […]

$15 Million More in the Hole

Rockland County budget news gets even worse  BY SARA GILBERT The Rockland County Legislature met Tuesday, July 24 to receive news that despite tax hikes and 100 layoffs, the county is an additional $15 million in debt so far during this budget year, bringing the grand debt total to an estimated $95 million. Acting County Finance Director […]