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Goshen, N.Y. – Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus delivered his State of the County address to a large audience on Wednesday, April 19th at the Emergency Services Center auditorium.
Neuhaus was introduced by Town of Warwick Supervisor Michael Sweeton, who is retiring this year after 21 years of service. Sweeton has also served as the President of the Orange County Association of Towns, Villages and Cities for the last 11 years.
Neuhaus also delivered the State of the County address on Thursday, April 20th at the Orange County Chamber of Commerce meeting at Woodbury Common Premium Outlets.
“I was proud to highlight some of my administration’s accomplishments during the address,” Neuhaus said. “Orange County has reduced the County tax rate, grown the sales tax base, worked with the private sector to create innovative jobs, and effectively partnered with local governments on a variety of important initiatives. The State of our County is strong and I look forward to continuing to work hard for our residents.”
Neuhaus plans to continue his focus on economic development and tourism, and public safety, as well as working to strengthen the County’s infrastructure.
“It has been a pleasure to partner with County Executive Neuhaus to continue to address responsible economic development, to enhance quality of life and to expand services for residents,” Chairwoman of the Orange County Legislature Katie Bonelli said. “Orange County’s financial outlook is string, and the lower property tax is a great benefit to residents. The Legislature and I look forward to maintaining our positive partnership with County Executive Neuhaus.”
Other accomplishments highlighted in the State of the County address include:
New initiatives announced by Neuhaus included:
For more information, contact Justin Rodriguez, Assistant to the County Executive for Communications and Media Relations at 845.291.3255 or firstname.lastname@example.org.