The position of County Administrator was created in 1980 to coordinate the day-to-day administration of County Government.
The Greene County Administrator acts on behalf of the Legislature, implementing County Policy, provides for the oversight of the activities of all County Departments, and acts as the official liaison between the County Department Heads and the County Legislature. The Administrator works with all Standing and Special Committees of the Legislature to coordinate the successful implementation of Committee directives, assists with the development of the County Budget, negotiates Union Contracts, and generally assumes the duties of Chief Administrative Officer of the County.
The Greene County Administrator performs research tasks as assigned by the Legislature and submits recommendations regarding financial planning appropriate for more efficient government operations and serves as advisor to the Legislature in the development, implementation and ongoing modification of policies and procedures.
On March 11, 2021, the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) was signed into law and established the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF) program, which is intended to provide support to State, territorial, local and tribal governments in response to the economic and public health impacts of COVID-19.
These funds provide substantial flexibility for each government to meet local needs—including support for households, small businesses, impacted industries, essential workers, and the communities hardest hit by the crisis. These funds can also be used to make necessary investments in water, sewer, and broadband infrastructure.
The Federal government has allocated $9,165,716.00 to Greene County, NY through this program. Half of that amount $4,582,858.00 has been disbursed to the County. The other half will be transmitted to the County in 2022.
For 2022, the Greene County Legislature has authorized funding to be used as follows:
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This page will be updated as new information becomes available.