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Greene County Police Reform & Reinvention Collaborative Releases Draft Committee Report

On June 12, 2020, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed Executive Order 203 requiring each local government with a policing agency to adopt a policing reform plan by April 1, 2021. In response to Executive Order 203, the Greene County Legislature convened

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Greene County Launches COVID Vaccine Notification Request Form on GreeneGovernment.com

Greene County has created a new COVID Vaccine Notification system to help expedite and organize requests to receive vaccinations under the NYS guidelines. The Vaccine Notification Request form at https://www.greenegovernment.com/covid-sign-up was created specifically for Greene County residents and those who

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Greene County Legislature Overcoming Obstacles to Obtaining COVID Vaccines

After significant effort by county leadership, the Greene County Department of Public Health has received our initial shipment of COVID Vaccine doses, and will begin administering this batch this week to individuals identified in Phase 1a of the NYS distribution

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Greene County Legislature Adopts 2021 Budget

During its Wednesday, November 18 regular session the Greene County Legislature voted to adopt a $112.6 million budget for the 2021 Fiscal Year.  The amount of revenue to be raised by tax levy will not increase from 2020, and nine

Posted in Finance

Greene County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) will reopen on Monday, December 14 Amidst the Increase in Covid Cases

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On December 14th, 2020, the Greene County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) was activated in response to the predictions from the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) that the number of positive COVID-19 cases will continue to rise. The County

Posted in Government Operations

Changes to Greene County Office Building Operations Beginning Monday, December 7th

Greene County Administrator Shaun Groden has announced that due to the continued increase in positive cases of COVID-19, beginning on Monday, December 7th, 2020, operational changes will be implemented across county office buildings. Greene County’s in-person workforce is being reduced

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Local Restaurant Exposure to COVID-19

As part of Greene County’s continuing effort to keep our residents and visitors safe, please be advised that 2 patrons who dined in, have now tested positive and if you had in-person service in the Barnwood Restaurant in Catskill. NY

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Bars, Restaurants and Gyms in NYS Must Close at 10:00 PM Amid COVID Uptick

Effective November 13th, all bars, restaurants, gyms as well as any State Liquor Authority-licensed establishments statewide will be required to close at 10pm. A few things to note: Restaurants and bars can continue curbside pickup (food only) after 10:00 PM Gyms

Posted in Public Safety

Greene County Calls for Governor to Take Immediate Action to Get COVID-19 Outbreak at Greene Correctional Facility Under Control

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As directed by the Greene County Legislature, Chairman Patrick Linger and Greene County Administrator Shaun Groden are calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) to immediately take aggressive actions to

Posted in Health Services

Live Media Event on COVID Response at NYS Prisons In Greene County Set for 1 PM Tomorrow

Members of the Press and Broadcast Media serving the Greene County market are invited to attend a live media conference tomorrow, Wednesday, October 20, at 1 PM outside the Water Street entrance to the Greene County Office Building behind 411

Posted in Health Services