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Dinolfo, Foodlink Partner To Bring Curbside Market To DHS Offices on Westfall Road

Wed, Sep 20 2017

In recognition of national Hunger Action Month, Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced that Monroe County and Foodlink will soon be partnering to host Foodlink’s Curbside Market program at Monroe County’s Department of Human Services (MCDHS) campus located at 111 Westfall Road.

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Dinolfo Announces Project Approved By Imagine Monroe

Tue, Sep 19 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced that Imagine Monroe has approved assistance for one local economic development project: an expansion by Paychex, Inc. The project is projected to retain a total of 769 jobs and create a total of 375 new full-time jobs in Monroe County.

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Residents Can Recycle Common Summer Items at County's ecopark

Wed, Sep 06 2017

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo encouraged residents to bring their commonly-used summer items to Monroe County’s innovative ecopark for proper recycling, including propane tanks, bulky plastics, electronics and old paint. These items should not be disposed of at the curb, neither in curbside recycling bins nor in garbage toters, and in many cases will only be accepted for recycling purposes at the ecopark.

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DINOLFO CONGRATULATES COUNTY EMPLOYEES FOR SUCCESS IN WATER ENVIRONMENT FEDERATION’S OPERATIONS CHALLENGE

Wed, Jul 26 2017

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced that a team of Monroe County Employees from the Department of Environmental Services (DES) placed third at the New York Water Environment Association’s (NYWEA) Operations Challenge recently held which allows them to compete in the International Operations Challenge in October. The competition consists of five timed events capturing the wide variety of skills required by modern water quality professionals including: collection systems, laboratory, maintenance, process control and safety.

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DINOLFO ANNOUNCES NAMING CONTEST FOR NEW SEA LION

Wed, Jul 26 2017

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and Seneca Park Zoo officials announced that the sea lion pup born to 8-year-old Lily on June 7th is doing very well and will be on exhibit regularly. Animal care staff has determined that the sea lion pup is male, and a naming contest will be held to give the pup a name.

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Dinolfo Breaks Ground on Seneca Park Zoo Master Plan Improvements

Tue, Jul 18 2017

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo joined Monroe County Parks, Seneca Park Zoo officials and Landmark Society Officials, as well as a locally-based construction team, to break ground on the first phase of the much anticipated Seneca Park Zoo Master Plan improvements. This phase includes an African savanna exhibit (featuring giraffes, zebras, rhinos and ostriches), a Cold Asia exhibit (featuring snow leopard and red panda) and a passenger tram with on-off stations at the south (front entrance plaza) and north (Africa) ends of the Zoo.

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Dinolfo Announces Canopy Bid for ROC Renovation Project

Mon, Jul 17 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo was joined by Sheriff Patrick O’Flynn and airport revitalization project stakeholders, including local labor groups, to announce the canopy bid package for the Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) revitalization project. The canopy bid package was publically released on July 14th with a requirement that any steel used in the canopy project be purchased from domestic manufacturers.

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Dinolfo, O'Flynn, Delta Sonic To Host Summer Safety Events

Mon, Jul 17 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo, Monroe County Sheriff Patrick O’Flynn and representatives from Delta Sonic announced that the Monroe County Office of Traffic Safety and the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office will partner with Delta Sonic to host summer traffic safety events throughout the community. These events include bike rodeos aimed at promoting bicycle safety and child safety seat checks, which offer inspections of child car seats.

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Dinolfo Calls Upon Governor to Ask for 'Major Disaster' Declaration

Mon, Jul 17 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo sent a letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo formally requesting that the Governor ask President Trump for a Federal Declaration of a Major Disaster following the historic flooding damages along Lake Ontario.

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Dinolfo Announces Mid-Year Results From Imagine Monroe

Fri, Jul 07 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced mid-year results of Imagine Monroe’s private investment and job creation efforts. Since the beginning of the year, Imagine Monroe has approved 20 projects that include $207 million in private investment in Monroe County.

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Dinolfo Announces Security/Exiting Enhancement Bid For ROC Project

Wed, Jul 05 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo was joined by leaders of the building trades as she announced the first significant bid package on the main terminal building for the Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) revitalization project. The Security/Exiting Enhancement bid package will be publically released on Friday, July 7th.

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Dinolfo Announces Renewed Recycling Effort For Propane Tank Disposal

Thu, Jun 29 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced a renewed effort to encourage residents to dispose of propane tanks properly. This effort is a joint partnership between Monroe County and Waste Management. While large propane tanks can be refilled and reused, smaller propane tanks are often placed at the curb for pick-up with gas still inside which then becomes an environmental and safety concern.

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Dinolfo Welcomes Ridesharing Services To Monroe County

Thu, Jun 29 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo is proud to welcome ridesharing services to Monroe County as of 12:01am on Thursday morning. Following Dinolfo’s successful efforts to rally public support in favor of ridesharing, the New York State Legislature and Governor Andrew Cuomo authorized legislation to bring ridesharing to Upstate New York.

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Dinolfo Confirms Meetings with Members of Congress, FEMA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Tue, Jun 27 2017

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo will meet with members of New York’s Congressional delegation in Washington D.C. including Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27), Congressman John Katko (NY-24) and Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22). She will be joined by Lake Ontario shoreline municipal leaders for a meeting with representatives of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. In this meeting, Dinolfo will pursue federal funding and action to reimburse residents and businesses impacted by the high water levels in Lake Ontario. She will also advocate for closer monitoring and active management of lake levels to prevent historic high waters in the future and for the creation of physical barriers to mitigate the effects of high water and wave action.

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Dinolfo Announces Swimming at Ontario Beach is Now Open for 2017

Mon, Jun 26 2017

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced that public swimming at Ontario Beach Park, located in Rochester’s Charlotte Neighborhood, is now open for the 2017 Season.

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Dinolfo Announces 2017 Season Of Free Movies in Monroe County Parks

Mon, Jun 26 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced the schedule for the County’s “Movies in the Parks” 2017 Summer Season. This year, the Monroe County Department of Parks will host four fun evenings, featuring top motion pictures at Ontario Beach Park and the Highland Park Bowl.

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Dinolfo Announces First Rideshare Company Permitted To Operate at ROC Airport

Mon, Jun 26 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo, joined by representatives of the airport and the Monroe County Airport Authority (MCAA), announced that Lyft is the first rideshare company to reach an agreement permitting operations to begin at the Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC).

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Dinolfo Hosts First Shared Services Meeting

Mon, Jun 26 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo convened the first of a series of meetings with a Shared Services Panel comprised of town, village and school district officials in advance of the creation of a Shared Services Panel report required by the 2017 New York State Budget. Over the next month, meetings on the topic will continue as each government partner provides options and recommendations for shared services impacting their segment of government.

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Dinolfo And O’Flynn Announce Unanimous Bipartisan Support For Contract Agreement With Sheriff's Road Patrol Union

Mon, Jun 26 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and Sheriff Patrick O’Flynn announced the County Legislature’s unanimous bipartisan approval of the County’s contract agreement with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Police Benevolent Association (PBA). Dinolfo previously announced that the PBA had ratified a 5-year collective bargaining agreement.

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Dinolfo Announces LadderzUp Funding Approved by Imagine Monroe

Mon, Jun 26 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced that Imagine Monroe approved funding at its monthly board meeting for LadderzUp, a new job training and job placement program developed by Imagine Monroe and operated in partnership with Monroe Community College (MCC). LadderzUP leverages Imagine Monroe and MCC’s resources and expertise to provide ladders of educational and training opportunities aligned with current and future job openings in high-demand industries for Monroe County residents. LadderzUp was announced at the State of the County address in May and was created as part of Monroe County’s innovative job creation efforts.

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Dinolfo Announces New Allegiant Air Non-Stop Service To Southwest Florida

Mon, Jun 26 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced that Allegiant Air will begin new, twice-weekly, non-stop service from ROC to Punta Gorda (PGD), Florida beginning November 17, 2017. This new, year-round route was announced today by Allegiant Air and will offer approximately 340 new, non-stop seats per week to the west coast of Florida.

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Dinolfo And O’Flynn Announce Contract Agreement With Sheriff's Road Patrol Union

Tue, Jun 20 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and Sheriff Patrick O’Flynn announced that the Monroe County Sheriff’s Police Benevolent Association (PBA), which represents the Sheriff’s Department Road Patrol, ratified a 5-year collective bargaining agreement. Dinolfo has sent a request to Legislature President Anthony Daniele for a special meeting of the full Legislature to approve the agreement.

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Dinolfo Pursues Relief For Landowners From IJC

Tue, Jun 13 2017

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo requested that the International Joint Commission live up to its duty to provide compensation for riparian land owners along the southern shore of Lake Ontario. The Boundary Waters Treaty of 1909 and Plan 2014 both reference to protection of shoreline interests. Dinolfo’s letter requests a meeting with the IJC to discuss compensation for shoreline owners and, barring that, to waive any claims of immunity in order to allow actions to be pursued in Federal Court where both sides can argue their case in an impartial forum.

ijc_letter__bouchard.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Announces Birth of Sea Lion Pup at Seneca Park Zoo

Mon, Jun 12 2017

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and Seneca Park Zoo officials are pleased to announce the birth of a California sea lion pup at the Zoo. The pup was born last week to 8-year-old Lily and the gender will be determined by animal care staff as the pup develops.

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Dinolfo Kicks Off Explore Monroe Summer Program

Mon, Jun 12 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo today kicked off the Explore Monroe program. Explore Monroe is an exciting and unique program that encourages students and their families to explore our community and keep their minds engaged during the summer while seeing new sights, having new experiences and sampling from numerous area attractions while, at the same time, building community pride.

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Dinolfo Announces Northwest Regional Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Mon, Jun 12 2017

Monroe County’s Department of Environmental Services (DES) is hosting a Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection in conjunction with the Towns of Ogden, Hamlin, Clarkson, Sweden and Parma and the Villages of Hilton, Brockport and Spencerport. The collection is taking place at the Town of Ogden Department of Public Works located at 2423 South Union Street on Saturday, June 17th, from 7:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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Dinolfo Pursues Financial Assistance For Lakeshore Residents

Wed, May 24 2017

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and New York State Deputy Secretary for Intergovernmental Affairs Joseph Rabito visited residents and business owners on Lake Ontario viewing damage to property, businesses and danger to public infrastructure. Greece Supervisor William Reilich and Irondequoit Supervisor Dave Seeley participated in this review of high water damage, in their respective towns. During the visit, Dinolfo continued to request that the State’s assistance be expedited in the form of barriers to armor roadways and financial compensation for those impacted by the high lake levels.

Lakeshore Assistance.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo, O’Flynn & Doorley Urge Safe Travel During Memorial Day

Wed, May 24 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo joined Sheriff Patrick O’Flynn, District Attorney Sandra Doorley and local police chiefs to encourage residents to be safe on the roads during the busiest Memorial Day weekend for travel since 2005, according to AAA. Considered the unofficial kickoff to the summer season, Memorial Day weekend is an important opportunity to remind motorists to drive responsibly and to be aware of their surroundings.

Memorial Day 2017 Safe Travel.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Statement From Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo On Attack In Manchester

Tue, May 23 2017

My deepest condolences to the families who lost loved ones in this heinous act of terror callously targeted at children and teenagers. Monroe County stands in solidarity with the people of Manchester and our thoughts and prayers are with their families today and in the future as we grieve this senseless violence.

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Dinolfo Announces “Girls Sports Festival” To Be Held In Monroe County

Mon, May 22 2017

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo joined Don Jeffries, President of Visit Rochester, Olympic Fencer Iris Zimmermann and representatives from the Monroe County Sports Commission to announce a Monroe County Girls Sports Festival. The Festival is a half-day athletic event in which young women ages 6-12 have the opportunity to try a variety of traditional, as well as up-and-coming, non-traditional sports.

Girls Sports Fest Announcement.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Monroe County Unveils New Shade Structure In Webster Park

Fri, May 19 2017

Representatives of the Monroe County Parks Department and the Rochester Melanoma Action Group (RMAG) unveiled a new shade structure in Webster Park. The shade structure is adjacent to the Holt Road playground and provides a place for park visitors to find shelter from direct sunlight, a leading cause of melanoma.

Monroe County Unveils New Shade Structure in Webster Park.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo, O'Flynn And Wegmans Announce Renewed Focus On Proper Pharmaceutical Waste Disposal

Tue, May 16 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo joined Monroe County Sheriff Patrick O’Flynn and representatives from Wegmans to announce that the County’s Department of Environmental Services (DES) and the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is partnering with Wegmans to hold pharmaceutical waste collections to encourage the proper disposal of prescription medications. Unused medications can be subjected to abuse, contributing to the ongoing opioid epidemic.

Pharm Waste 5_2017.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo Delivers 2017 State Of The County Address

Thu, May 11 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo today delivered her first State of the County Address at the new Monroe Community College (MCC) downtown campus. In the address, Dinolfo highlighted her promises kept, and she reiterated her focus on growing the economy, creating jobs and improving lives.

SOTC2017.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Announces East Side Household Hazardous Waste And Electronics Collection

Fri, May 05 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced that the County’s Department of Environmental Services (DES) is hosting a dual Electronics and Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection in conjunction with the Towns of Perinton and Pittsford as well as the Villages of Pittsford, East Rochester and Fairport. The collection is taking place at the Town of Perinton Highway Garage located at 100 Cobbs Lane on Saturday, May 13th, from 7:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

East Side Collection - May 2017.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Provides Flooding Tips And Resources For Lakeshore Residents

Fri, May 05 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo provided a comprehensive list of resources available to shoreline residents. This compilation of information is designed to be a convenient source of information.

Dinolfo Provides Storm Tips and Resources.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Announces New Aftercare Services Program “Paths To Empowerment”

Fri, May 05 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo was joined by Monroe County Department of Human Services Commissioner Corinda Crossdale and Rochester Rehabilitation CEO Mary Walsh Boatfield to announce Monroe County’s new aftercare services program, Paths to Empowerment. This program supports individuals making the transition from public assistance to self-sufficiency.

Path to Empowerment.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Secures Federal And State Intervention On Lake Levels

Wed, May 03 2017

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced the arrival of Federal and State responses as Monroe County continues to address ongoing high water levels on Lake Ontario. As a direct result of letters to and communication with State and Federal partners requesting assistance, responses have begun to arrive.

Dinolfo Announces Federal Response.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Visits Residents And Businesses On Lake Ontario

Mon, May 01 2017

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo visited residents and businesses along Lake Ontario on a west to east trip with stops in Hamlin, Parma, Greece, Irondequoit and Webster. Many residents expressed their concerns about high lake levels and the need for action by the International Joint Commission and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. These concerns along with the photo and video documentation will be forwarded to State and Federal officials.

Dinolfo Visits Residents and Businesses On Lake Ontario.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Provides Update On County Response To Flooding On Lake Ontario

Sun, Apr 30 2017

The National Weather Service has upgraded a previously issued flood watch to a flood warning in western Monroe County beginning at 6am on Sunday morning and continuing until 11pm on Sunday night. The National Weather Service issues a flood warning when it has determined flooding is imminent or occurring. Experts believe that this flooding should affect few homes directly; however, there is significant risk that property will be impacted.

Dinolfo Responds to Flood Warning.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Announces The Appointment Of New Deputy Commissioner And Deputy Director Of Administration In Human Services Leadership

Sun, Apr 30 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced the appointment of a new Deputy Commissioner and Deputy Director of Administration to her leadership team at the County’s Department of Human Services (DHS). Effective May 6, Commissioner Corinda Crossdale will be joined by new Deputy Commissioner Tom Vasey. Vasey replaces Nancy Forgue who is retiring after more than 30 years of dedicated service. Merideth Smith will serve as Deputy Director of Administration.

DHS Leadership Announcement.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Announces Monroe County Small Business Week

Wed, Apr 26 2017

Today, Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo joined Monroe County’s Chief Economic Development Officer Jeff Adair to announce Monroe County’s 2017 Small Business Week. Running from May 1 to May 5, Monroe County Small Business Week coincides with National Small Business Week to recognize the critical contributions of entrepreneurs and small business owners across the county.

Small Business Week 2017.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Announces Official 2017 Opening Of The Monroe County Golf Courses

Wed, Apr 19 2017

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced that Monroe County’s three public golf course facilities, located at Churchville Park, Durand Eastman Park and Genesee Valley Park, will officially open for the 2017 golf season on Wednesday, April 19th. The Monroe County Department of Parks resumed full operational responsibility of the three County-owned golf courses in 2015, while contracting for pro-shop related services with Kless Meyers Golf Management, LLC.

Golf 2017.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Announces Chili-Gates Regional Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Fri, Apr 14 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced that the County’s Department of Environmental Services (DES) is hosting a joint Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection in conjunction with the Towns of Chili, Gates, Wheatland, Riga and the Villages of Scottsville and Churchville. The collection, which is by appointment only, is taking place at the Town of Chili Highway Garage located at 200 Beaver Road on Saturday, April 22nd, from 7:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Chili-Gates HHW - April 2017.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Announces Renewed Focus On Distracted Driving Awareness

Thu, Apr 13 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo today joined West Irondequoit Superintendent Jeff Crane and Monroe County Sheriff Patrick O’Flynn at Irondequoit High School to announce a renewed focus on distracted driving awareness. The Monroe County Office of Traffic Safety will work with local school districts in reaching teenage drivers through interactive presentations.

Distracted Driving.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Announces Debut Of Penguins And Spring Break Activities At Seneca Park Zoo

Wed, Apr 12 2017

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and Seneca Park Zoo officials are pleased to announce upcoming opportunities to enjoy the Zoo during the Spring Break school holiday Saturday, April 15 through Sunday, April 23.

Penguin Debut.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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County Announces Temporary Parks Closures

Fri, Apr 07 2017

One county park is currently closed. A portion of a second park is closed.

County Parks Closure Update.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Kicks-Off “Refresh Recycling” Campaign

Wed, Apr 05 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo today joined partners in the public and private sectors to kick off the “Refresh Recycling” campaign. The campaign, aimed at refreshing the conventional wisdom on recycling, is part of a County-led effort to reach an aggressive landfill diversion rate of 60% by 2025. The diversion rate for the County is currently 38%.

Refresh Recycling Campaign.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Urges Caution During High Wind Warning

Tue, Apr 04 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo is urging residents to use additional caution on Tuesday afternoon into the evening.

4.4.17 Wind Warning.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Monroe County Honors Local Vietnam Veterans For “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day”

Wed, Mar 29 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and County Officials paid tribute to local Vietnam Veterans during Monroe County’s annual “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day.” The ceremony featured members of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 20 of Rochester and was held to offer recognition and appreciation for all veterans who served during the Vietnam War.

Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans 2017.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Statement From County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo

Wed, Mar 29 2017

RE: Approval of CSEA and IUOE Contracts

IUOE CSEA Statement.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Irondequoit Bay Outlet Bridge To Close For Season On March 31st

Mon, Mar 27 2017

The Irondequoit Bay Outlet Bridge will be closed to vehicular traffic beginning Friday, March 31st at 9:00 a.m. The structure will remain closed to traffic for seven months and is scheduled to reopen on Wednesday, November 1st, 2017.

IBOB Closing 2017.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Post-Windstorm Maintenance To Be Performed On O’Rorke Bridge

Wed, Mar 22 2017

On Wednesday, March 22nd and Thursday, March 23rd, a contractor for the Monroe County Department of Transportation will perform maintenance on the Patrick O’Rorke Bridge. The maintenance will be performed from 8:00 a.m. through 4:00 p.m. on both days. Some lanes of traffic will be closed, however two-way traffic will be maintained during this scheduled repair work.

Bridge Maintenance 3.22.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Announces Guide Dogs Trained At Airport To Better Serve Travelers

Tue, Mar 21 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and the Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) yesterday welcomed representatives and volunteers from the Monroe Puppy Raising Region of Guiding Eyes for the Blind to host a training session for nearly a dozen puppies. The training session was aimed at acclimating future guide dogs with the air travel process and screening procedures that take place in the passenger checkpoint.

Guide Dogs at Airport.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Kicks-Off Monroe County's 2017 United Way Campaign

Wed, Mar 08 2017

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo, joined by United Way President and Chief Executive Officer Fran Weisberg, today kicked-off the 2017 United Way of Greater Rochester Campaign for Monroe County employees.

2017 United Way County Kick-off.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Rescinds Travel Advisory At 5AM And Deactivates County's Emergency Operations Center

Thu, Mar 09 2017

On Thursday, March 16, Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo will rescind the ‘No Unnecessary Travel Advisory’ at 5 a.m. and deactivate Monroe County’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) which has been operational since the beginning of the wind storm one week ago.

dinolfo__winter_weather_advisory__eoc_closing_rescind_advisory.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Shares Important Tips To Help Beat The Storm

Thu, Mar 09 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo offered the following tips to help residents in our community protect themselves and others during this winter storm.

Storm Tips 3.15.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Closes Monroe County Government Offices And Urges Residents To Continue Avoiding Unnecessary Travel Wednesday

Wed, Mar 15 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo has closed Monroe County Offices and is urging residents to continue avoiding unnecessary travel because of difficult road conditions and to give snowplow operators the opportunity to do their jobs clearing roadways. Motorists should continue to use additional caution if travel is necessary and allow for extra commute time.

Dinolfo Announces Monroe County Closed.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Urges Residents To Avoid Unnecessary Travel After 7PM

Mon, Mar 13 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo is urging residents to avoid unnecessary travel after 7 pm because of deteriorating road conditions and to give snow plows the opportunity to do their jobs. Motorists should use additional caution if travel is necessary on Tuesday evening until further notice.

7pm corrected.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Urges Caution During Winter Weather Warning

Tue, Mar 14 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo is urging residents to use additional caution if traveling Tuesday and Wednesday.

Winter Weather Warning 3.14.17.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Updated Overnight Shelter Information

Mon, Mar 13 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo is releasing an updated list of overnight shelter information. Residents who are without power and heat are urged to seek shelter. While it is not necessary to call in advance, if you need assistance to get to any shelter, please call 911. Transportation is available for residents with medical needs. Residents should bring their own bedding and pillow. Please remember to continue checking on elderly friends and family so that all remain safe

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Statement From County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo On Forecasted Snowstorm

Sun, Mar 12 2017

“Even as our community continues cleanup efforts from last week’s storm, the National Weather Service is predicting snowfall of 9 to 17 inches beginning Monday night through Wednesday night. I have asked the County’s Office of Emergency Management to continue monitoring this new development as we remain focused on keeping people safe.”

Forecasted Snow Statement.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Updated Overnight Shelter Information – Sunday, March 12

Sun, Mar 12 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo is releasing an updated list of overnight shelter information. I am urging residents who are without power and heat to seek shelter. While it is not necessary to call in advance, if you need assistance to get to any shelter, please call 911. Transportation is available for residents with medical needs. Residents should bring their own bedding and pillow. Please remember to continue checking on elderly friends and family so that all remain safe.

Updated Overnight Shelter Information.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Wind Storm Information Web Page

Sun, Mar 12 2017

Dinolfo Announces New Resource for Up To Date Storm Response Information

Dinolfo Announces New Resource For Up To Date Storm Information.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Power Outage Safety Tips

Sun, Mar 12 2017

Power Outage Safety Tips

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Occupational Hazards of Debris Removal

Sun, Mar 12 2017

Occupational hazards of debris removal

Occupational Hazards Protection.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Provides Update: Oxygen Treatment Available at MCC Shelter, EMS Stations

Fri, Mar 10 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo updated the public that oxygen treatment is available at the emergency shelter at Monroe Community College, as well as the same EMS stations that have been providing treatment during the event. Patients who have lost power and oxygen equipment functionality, and cannot reach their oxygen provider, may go to one of the following locations:

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Dinolfo Announces Opening of Emergency Shelter at Monroe Community College

Sun, Mar 12 2017

As part of the ongoing response to continued power outages and rapidly dropping temperatures, Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo is announcing the opening of an emergency shelter at Monroe Community College (MCC). The shelter is a partnership with MCC and the American Red Cross, and will open at 7:00 p.m.

Dinolfo Announces Opening of Emergency Shelter at MCC.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Latest Warming Center and Shelter Information

Fri, Mar 10 2017

Due to the continuing power outages caused by high winds, Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo, in conjunction with Town Supervisors, announced that warming centers will continue to operate today throughout Monroe County for individuals and families without power. An updated list of warming centers and overnight shelters can be found below.

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Dinolfo Provides Update On Wind Storm Response

Thu, Mar 09 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo has rescinded the county’s avoid unnecessary travel warning as of 5:00 A. M. However, residents should continue to respect local travel restrictions put in place by town governments. While this warning has been rescinded, it is very important that residents use caution when traveling around the area as there are still downed trees and power lines on roadways and there are still intersections with nonfunctioning traffic signals.

Dinolfo Provides Update On Wind Storm Response.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Announces EMS Stations Open For Oxygen Treatment

Wed, Mar 08 2017

As part of the ongoing response to today’s storm, Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo is announcing EMS stations will be open for residents in need of oxygen. Patients who have lost power and oxygen equipment functionality, and cannot reach their oxygen provider, may go to one of the following locations:

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Dinolfo Urges People To Avoid Calling 911 Unless Necessary

Wed, Mar 08 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo has activated the Emergency Operations Center in order to coordinate a community-wide response to dangerous conditions caused by high winds and is urging residents to avoid unnecessary calling 911 unless it is absolutely necessary.

Dinolfo Urges People To Avoid Calling 911 Unless Necessary.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Urges People To Avoid Unnecessary Travel

Wed, Mar 08 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo has activated the Emergency Operations Center in order to coordinate a community-wide response to dangerous conditions caused by high winds and is urging residents to avoid unnecessary travel this afternoon and evening.

Dinolfo Urges People to Avoid Unnecessary Travel 3.8.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Red Cross To Continue Shelter For Residents Without Power

Fri, Mar 03 2017

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and Mayor Lovely Warren announced that the Red Cross will be continuing operations at the David F. Gantt Center at 700 North Street, Rochester, NY 14605 which currently serves as a temporary shelter for families and individuals without electricity.

Red Cross Reprise.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Announces PTAC To Hold Federal Contracting Workshop For Women-Owned Small Businesses

Fri, Mar 03 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced that the Monroe County Finger Lakes Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) is hosting a free one-day workshop for women-owned small businesses in the nine county Finger Lakes Region.

PTAC Women Owned.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Red Cross Opening Shelter To Residents Without Power

Thu, Mar 02 2017

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and Mayor Lovely Warren announced that the Red Cross will be opening the David F. Gantt Center at 700 North Street, Rochester, NY 14605 at 6pm today as a shelter for families and individuals without electricity.

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Dinolfo Announces New Cancer Screening Initiative As Part Of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Thu, Mar 02 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo joined health and business leaders throughout the community to sign the 80% by 2018 pledge at the Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month event hosted by the American Cancer Society.

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Dinolfo Announces Record Attendance At The Zoo

Mon, Feb 27 2017

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced record February break attendance. Between February 18 and February 25, a total of 21,624 guests were able to experience the wonderful sights and have the opportunity to learn about our zoo’s residents and the ongoing conservation efforts of the Seneca Park Zoo.

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Dinolfo Makes Key Public Safety Appointments

Fri, Feb 24 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced her appointment of Timothy Kohlmeier to the position of Deputy Public Safety Director, a new title created to consolidate emergency services’ teams and to enhance public safety coordination efforts. As Deputy Public Safety Director, Kohlmeier will directly oversee the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) as well as the County Fire Bureau and the County’s Office of Emergency Medical Services (EMS).

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Monroe County Planning Board To Host Public Information Meeting On Proposed 2018-2023 Capital Improvement Program

Wed, Feb 22 2017

The Monroe County Planning Board will sponsor a public information meeting on the proposed 2018-2023 Capital Improvement Program on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at 7:00 PM in Auditorium A at Monroe Community Hospital, 435 E. Henrietta Road.  The meeting will include a brief presentation of the program as well as an opportunity for the public to ask questions about, and comment on, projects contained in the proposed program.

Monroe County Planning Board To Host Public Informaion Meeting On Proposed 2018-2023 CIP.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Announces Eastside “Recruiting ‘Round Rochester On The Road”

Wed, Feb 15 2017

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced Monroe County is partnering with RochesterWorks! to bring the “Recruiting ‘Round Rochester On The Road” job fair to the Penfield Public Library on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The partnership connects employers in the community with job seekers.

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Dinolfo Announces Two Major Achievements

Wed, Feb 15 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced two major achievements from the February meeting of the Monroe County Legislature.

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Dinolfo Announces Free, One-Day Airshow

Mon, Feb 06 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced that the Canadian Forces Snowbirds aerobatic team will visit the Greater Rochester International Airport for a one-day, free admission airshow event to be held on Wednesday, May 17th, 2017.

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Temporary TSA PRE✓® Application Center To Open For Appointments At ROC

Fri, Feb 03 2017

Area travelers will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® application program at the Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) terminal during the week of Monday, March 6 through Friday, March 10, where officials will host a temporary enrollment center.

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Dinolfo Announces Online Petition To Bring Ridesharing To Upstate New York

Fri, Jan 27 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo today announced the launch of an online petition to bring ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft to Upstate New York. The petition comes as lawmakers in Albany have discussions regarding Upstate expansion of ridesharing services that are already available in New York City and across the country.

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Dinolfo Announces Return Of "Free Youth February" At Seneca Park Zoo

Thu, Jan 26 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced today the return of “Free Youth February” at Seneca Park Zoo. This special admission offer will provide residents up to five free youth admissions with one paid adult admission throughout the entire month of February. In addition, each paid admission will receive a voucher for one free visit this upcoming summer.

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Dinolfo Opens Recruitment For The Entrepreneurs Network “Boot Camp” XXII In February

Thu, Jan 19 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced applications are currently being accepted for The Entrepreneurs Network (TEN) “Boot Camp” XXII. TEN was created to boost economic and workforce development by supporting regional firms with high-revenue potential.

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Dinolfo Announces Important Step In Dissolution Of Local Development Corporations

Wed, Jan 18 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo today announced that an important step in the dissolution of three Local Development Corporations (LDCs) has been completed. Today, Supreme Court Justice Craig Doran has signed an Order directing the dissolution of each of these local development corporations. Dinolfo has been working since her first day in office to put an end to the County’s use of UTC, M3S and Monroe Newpower LDCs. After working with the Attorney’s General Office to submit a petition to the Supreme Court, Dinolfo can now dissolve the LDCs and return all operations to the County.

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Dinolfo Announces 22nd Annual Winterfest

Thu, Jan 12 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo today announced that the County’s 22nd annual Winterfest will be hosted at Mendon Ponds Park on Sunday, January 15th, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The FREE event is open to the public.

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Dinolfo and Rochester Works! Host 9th Annual Career Conference and Job Fair

Wed, Jan 11 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo today joined RochesterWorks! Executive Director Peter Pecor at Monroe Community College to host the 9th annual Greater Rochester Career Conference and Job Fair. The event is one of the largest events for jobseekers in Monroe County.

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Monroe County Reminds Residents To Recycle Cardboard After The Holidays

Wed, Jan 11 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo today joined Waste Management of New York in reminding residents to recycle cardboard after the holidays. With the increasing popularity of online shopping, cardboard used for shipping has become one of the most disposed of household materials.

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Dinolfo Announces Hatching of 100th African Penguin Chick at Seneca Park Zoo

Tue, Jan 10 2017

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and Seneca Park Zoo officials are proud to announce the hatching of the Zoo’s 100th African penguin chick. The chick is the 100th hatched at Seneca Park Zoo in its nearly 20-year history of breeding this endangered species.

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Dinolfo Encourages Job Seekers To Register For Monroe County’s Largest Job Fair

Sat, Jan 07 2017

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo encourages job seekers to attend the 9th Annual Greater Rochester Career Conference & Job Fair on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at Monroe Community College. Job seekers are encouraged to pre-register online at careerconference2017.eventbrite.com. Pre-registration is encouraged but is not required. The event is free and open to the public.

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Dinolfo Distributes "Coats for Kids"

Fri, Jan 06 2017

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo was today joined by Enrico Fermi School 17 Principal Caterina Leone-Mannino to distribute coats for selected K-6 students. “Coats for Kids” is a Monroe County initiative that will provide winter coats, boots and gloves to children in need throughout the community.

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Airport Roadways Reopened

Thu, Dec 29 2016

All roadways at the Greater Rochester International Airport have been reopened. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office has concluded their investigation of a suspicious condition.

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Airport Roadways Temporarily Closed

Thu, Dec 29 2016

All roadways at the Greater Rochester International Airport are temporarily closed. The Monroe County Sheriffs Office is investigating a suspicious condition.

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Airport Reminds Holiday Travelers To Arrive Early

Wed, Dec 21 2016

For the upcoming holiday travel period, the Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) reminds passengers to arrive at the terminal early and offers the following travel tips:

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Monroe County Partners With Pirate Toy Fund For Toy Giveaway

Mon, Dec 19 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and Gary Smith, Founder and Executive Director of the Pirate Toy Fund hosted a toy giveaway for children in need at the Blue Cross Arena. Over 3,000 children were invited to attend and receive a toy that was generously donated by Monroe County residents.

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Dinolfo and O’Flynn Recommend Avoiding Unnecessary Travel

Thu, Dec 15 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and Monroe County Sheriff Patrick O’Flynn are urging residents to avoid unnecessary travel this evening.

Winter Weather Closings 12.16.16.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Urges Caution During Winter Weather Advisory

Thu, Dec 15 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo is urging residents to use additional caution when traveling or spending time outside Thursday into Friday. Additionally, students walking to school or waiting outside should dress appropriately for the weather due to subzero wind chill.

12.15.16 Weather Advisory.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Announces Hanrahan Selected For Airport Business Top 40 Under 40

Mon, Dec 12 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced that Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) Assistant Director and Marketing/Public Relations, Jennifer L. Hanrahan, was selected as an Airport Business Top 40 Under 40 recipient. The Top 40 Under 40 is a partnership with Airport Business Magazine and the Airport Consultants Council to showcase the top talent and innovative thinkers in the aviation industry.

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Monroe County STOP-DWI Hosts “Lights on for Life” Motorcade

Mon, Dec 12 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo joined Sheriff Patrick O’Flynn, District Attorney Sandra Doorley and representatives from the Monroe County STOP-DWI Program, as well as Rochester Against Intoxicated Driving (RAID) and family members of DWI victims to host the annual ‘Lights On For Life’ motorcade. The event is held every year to honor victims and their families and to raise awareness of the dangers of drugged driving and DWI.

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Dinolfo Urges State Legislature To Re-Introduce Bills Supporting Ridesharing Services

Mon, Dec 12 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo authored a letter to the local New York State Legislature delegation urging the re-introduction of bills to allow ridesharing services such as Lyft and Uber to operate in Monroe County and Upstate New York. This issue is especially important to the economic interests of Monroe County residents.

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Dinolfo Announces Extended Twice Daily, Non-Stop Service On Southwest To Orlando & Tampa For Area Snowbirds

Wed, Dec 07 2016

Monroe County Executive Chery Dinolfo announced that Southwest Airlines has extended their seasonal, twice-daily, non-stop service to Orlando (MCO) and Tampa (TPA) from Rochester (ROC) through April 24, 2017.

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Dinolfo Lights County Christmas Tree and Kicks-Off Holiday Concert Series

Mon, Dec 05 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and County Legislature Vice President Dr. Joe Carbone today led the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony in the Atrium of the County Office Building to kick-off the 2016 Holiday Concert Series.

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Dinolfo Reminds Drivers Of Extended Lake Effect Snow Warning

Mon, Nov 21 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo is urging residents, especially on east side of Monroe County where snow is likely to be heaviest, to be aware of continued hazards through Monday night.

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Dinolfo Kicks-Off 13th Annual “Coats For Seniors” Program

Fri, Nov 18 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo today was joined by County Legislature President Anthony Daniele, County Clerk Adam Bello, as well as representatives from Medical Motors, the Greater Rochester Area Partnership for the Elderly (GRAPE) and Colony Dry Cleaners to kick-off the thirteenth annual “Coats for Seniors” program. The initiative, sponsored by the Monroe County Office for the Aging and Medical Motors, will once again collect and distribute donated winter coats to seniors in need throughout Monroe County.

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Dinolfo Unveils New Manufacturing Equipment To Increase Vocational-Technical Programs

Wed, Nov 16 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo was joined by Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES District Superintendent Jo Anne Antonacci as well as educators and manufacturing professionals from across Monroe County to unveil and cut the ribbon on new state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment. This new equipment will help prepare students for both higher education and the workforce.

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Dinolfo’s First Budget Honors Promise Of Flat Taxes And Fiscal Responsibility

Tue, Nov 15 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo presented her first County Budget to the County Legislature, which stands as a testament to fiscal discipline throughout County government. In this budget, Dinolfo honors her promise to deliver flat property taxes, establish Truth in Budgeting and maintain a fiscally responsible County government, without sacrificing vital quality of life services. The proposed 2017 Budget holds the property tax rate flat at the rate set in 2008, establishes annual savings through the dissolution of Local Development Corporations (LDCs) and reduces the County’s structural deficit.

2017 Dinolfo Budget Press Release.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Unveils Sensory Room At Monroe Community Hospital

Tue, Nov 15 2016

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo was joined by Monroe Community Hospital Executive Health Director Gene Larrabee to unveil ‘Serendipity Cove,’ a sensory room for residents at Monroe Community Hospital (MCH).

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Dinolfo Announces Arrival Of America Bald Eagle At Seneca Park Zoo

Thu, Nov 10 2016

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and Seneca Park Zoo officials are pleased to announce the arrival of an adult male American bald eagle at the Zoo. The eagle, named Maverick, was transferred from the Florida Wildlife Hospital and Sanctuary in Palm Shores, Florida.

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Dinolfo and Maximus Announce Hiring Results For Monroe County Human Services Clients

Thu, Nov 03 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo was joined by Ferdinand Morales, MAXIMUS Vice President of Health Operations to announce the success of two job fairs targeted to clients of the Monroe County Department of Human Services. Monroe County and MAXIMUS organized sixty interviews to take place during the most recent job fair. Twenty-four individuals were hired at the event, bringing job totals from the partnership of MAXIMUS and the Monroe County Department of Human Services to forty-seven.

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Irondequoit Bay Outlet Bridge To Open To Traffic On November 1st

Fri, Oct 28 2016

The Irondequoit Bay Outlet Bridge (IBOB) will open to vehicular traffic on Tuesday, November 1st, 2016, at approximately 9:30 a.m. The structure will remain in place through 9:00 a.m. Friday, March 31st, 2017.

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Seneca Park Zoo Celebrates Veterans Week With Free Admission For Military

Fri, Oct 28 2016

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and Seneca Park Zoo officials are pleased to announce a special admissions offer for veterans and active military next month in honor of Veterans Week.

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Dinolfo Announces Steps To Safeguard Children & Families On Halloween

Thu, Oct 27 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo joined Sheriff Patrick O’Flynn as well as local medical professionals to announce that Monroe County police agencies are taking steps to keep children and families safe this Halloween. This includes an effort led by Monroe County Probation to monitor high-risk sex offenders.

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Dinolfo Appoints Mark Funk As Conflict Defender

Thu, Oct 20 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo today announced her selection of Mark Funk as the next Monroe County Conflict Defender. Funk is a local criminal defense attorney who has served on the Assigned Counsel Committee for the Conflict Defender’s Office.

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County Executive Dinolfo And Mayor Warren Announce Free Rides For Voters On Election Day

Tue, Oct 18 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren announced that “Democracy Rides” - a volunteer effort to provide free rides to the polls for people with disabilities - will be offered for a seventh consecutive year. The program is sponsored by the Monroe County-City of Rochester Council for People with Disabilities (CPWD).

Democracy Rides 2016 Press Release.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Pet Rabies Clinic Scheduled In City Of Rochester

Mon, Oct 17 2016

The Monroe County Department of Public Health will hold a pet rabies clinic on: Wednesday, October 19, from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., at the Genesee Valley Park Field House, 1316 Genesee Street

Pet Rabies Clinic Scheduled in City of Rochester.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Selects Robert Burns To Serve As Public Safety Director

Fri, Oct 14 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced her appointment of Robert Burns to the position of Monroe County Public Safety Director. Burns currently serves as the County’s Chief Probation Officer, a position he has held since 1991.

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Dinolfo Announces Irondequoit Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Wed, Oct 05 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced that the County’s Department of Environmental Services (DES) is hosting a joint Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection in conjunction with the Town of Irondequoit. The collection is taking place at the Town of Irondequoit Department of Public Works located at 25 Kings Highway, on Saturday, October 15th from 7:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Irondequoit.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Announces Renewed Recycling Effort For Propane Tank Disposal

Thu, Sep 29 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced a renewed effort to encourage all residents to dispose of propane tanks properly. This is a joint partnership between Monroe County and Waste Management. While large propane tanks can be reused, smaller propane tanks are often placed at the curb for pick-up with gas still inside, which becomes an environmental and safety concern.

Proper Propane Tank Disposal Press Release.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Announces Calkins Road Wegmans Pharmaceutical Waste Collection

Mon, Sep 19 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced that the County’s Department of Environmental Services (DES) is partnering with Wegmans and the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office to hold a pharmaceutical waste collection on Saturday, September 24th from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Calkins Road Wegmans located at 745 Calkins Road in Henrietta.

Calkins Road Wegmans Pharmaceutical Waste Collection.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Announces Public Input Meeting For Proposed Road Project

Fri, Sep 16 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced that the County’s Department of Transportation (DOT) is hosting a public input meeting to discuss a proposed road project on West Bloomfield Road in the Town of Mendon. The meeting will be held at the Mendon Community Center, 167 N. Main Street, on Tuesday, September 20th at 7:00 p.m.

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Dinolfo Names Napier Assistant County Executive & Walsh Communications Director

Fri, Sep 16 2016

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced the advancement of William Napier to Assistant County Executive having served as the county's Director of Communications for the previous nine months.

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Dinolfo Announces Extended “Back To School” Hours For Immunization Clinic

Wed, Sep 14 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo was joined by Barbara Deane-Williams, Superintendent of the Rochester City School District to announce extended hours for the County’s Immunization Clinic located at 111 Westfall Road, Rochester, NY 14620. Extended hours at the clinic are intended to serve students who are at-risk of being withheld from school for not having the proper vaccinations.

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Dinolfo Appoints Mark Geise to Economic Development Manager

Mon, Sep 12 2016

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced that Mark Geise is joining Monroe County as the Economic Development Manager. Mark comes to Monroe County with nearly six years of experience as the Deputy Director of the Planning and Economic Development Department in Chautauqua County. Geise currently works as a Senior Planner with the Jamestown Renaissance Corporation.

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Statement on the Passing of Assemblyman Bill Nojay

Fri, Sep 09 2016

"Any loss of life is a tragedy and I am saddened by the news of Assemblyman Bill Nojay’s passing. Bill was a partner in government with a strong voice for upstate New York and a champion for the people he represented. My thoughts and prayers go out to the Nojay family and all of Bill’s many friends."

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Statement From County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo

Thu, Sep 08 2016

With the back-to-school season in full swing here in Monroe County, it is important for all of our students to have a safe return to the school year.

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Dinolfo Selects Jeff Adair As Chief Economic Development Officer

Thu, Sep 01 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced her appointment of Jeffrey R. Adair to be the Director of the County’s Planning and Development Department and will function as Monroe County’s Chief Economic Development Officer.

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Dinolfo Announces Southwest Regional Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Wed, Sep 07 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced that the County’s Department of Environmental Services (DES) is hosting a joint Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection in conjunction with the Towns of Gates, Chili, Wheatland, and Riga, as well as the Villages of Scottsville and Churchville. The collection is taking place at the Town of Gates Highway Garage located at 475 Trabold Road, on Saturday, September 17th from 7:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

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Dinolfo Announces Free Carousel Rides On Labor Day At Ontario Beach Park

Wed, Aug 31 2016

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced that the historic Dentzel Menagerie Carousel at Ontario Beach Park in Charlotte will offer free rides all day on Monday, September 5th. To mark the final day of the 2016 season, FREE carousel rides will be offered, regardless of age, from 12:00 Noon until 9:00 p.m. on Monday.

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Dinolfo Announces Seneca Park Zoo Free Youth With Paid Admission Labor Day Weekend

Wed, Aug 31 2016

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo is pleased to announce that Seneca Park Zoo will offer one free youth admission per regular adult admission this Saturday, Sunday and Monday during Labor Day Weekend.

FYPA Labor Day 2016.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Monroe County To Participate In Statewide STOP-DWI Labor Day Enforcement Effort

Wed, Aug 31 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo Sheriff Patrick O’Flynn announced that Monroe County police agencies are participating in a special enforcement effort to crackdown on impaired driving through Labor Day.

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Regular Maintenance To Be Performed On Patrick O’Rorke Bridge

Thu, Aug 25 2016

On Tuesday, September 6th and Wednesday, September 7th, the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) will perform routine maintenance on the Patrick O’Rorke Bridge. The maintenance will be performed from 9:00 a.m. through 3:00 p.m. both days, with traffic reduced to one lane during that time. Also during that time, the bridge will be unable to lift, including for one hour after the end of the work.

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Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo Opens Recruitment for The Entrepreneurs Network Class XXI in September

Wed, Aug 24 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced applications are currently being accepted for The Entrepreneurs Network (TEN) Class XXI. TEN was created to boost economic and workforce development by supporting regional forms with high-revenue potential.

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Dinolfo Announces Name of the Zoo's Newest Sea Lion Pup

Thu, Aug 18 2016

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo was joined by Zoo officials to announce the name of the Seneca Park Zoo’s new female sea lion pup now residing in the Rocky Coasts exhibit. The name Sunny was chosen out of more than 1,700 suggestions. The public was asked to submit names between July 7th and August 11th.

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Public Hearing Regarding Monroe County Agricultural Districts Scheduled

Thu, Aug 18 2016

The New York State Agriculture and Markets Law provides for property owners to request agricultural land to be added to an established agricultural district on an annual basis.

Public Hearing Regarding Monroe County Agricultural Districts Scheduled.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Announces Birth of Two Ring-Tailed Lemur Babies at Seneca Park Zoo

Wed, Aug 17 2016

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and Seneca Park Zoo officials are pleased to announce the birth of two ring-tailed lemur babies. The babies were born on Tuesday to 6-year-old Selma, and the genders are still being determined.

Lemur Births Press Release.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Applauds Governor Cuomo For Signing LDC Legislation

Mon, Aug 15 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced that Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation permitting Monroe County to move forward with elimination of three Local Development Corporations (LDCs). Next, Dinolfo is seeking authorization from the Monroe County Legislature for bonding authority and approval for the transfer of these three LDCs’ assets to the county. The refinancing of these LDCs’ debt is estimated to save County residents more than $12,000,000.

Dinolfo Applauds Governor Cuomo for Signing LDC Legislation.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Advises Residents To Stay Safe In Warm Temperatures

Fri, Aug 12 2016

With temperatures expected to rise into the 90’s and humidity rising as well, County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo reminds residents to exercise caution.

Dinolfo Advises Residents to Stay Safe in Warm Temperatures.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Announces Mt. Read Wegmans Pharmaceutical Waste Collection

Thu, Aug 11 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced that the County’s Department of Environmental Services (DES) is partnering with Wegmans and the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office to hold a pharmaceutical waste collection on Saturday, August 13th from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Mt. Read Wegmans located at 3710 Mt. Read Blvd. in Greece.

Wegmans Pharmaceutical Waste Collection.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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“Rolling Thunder - The Food Truck Wonder” Coming To Ellison Park For The Second Year

Tue, Aug 09 2016

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced that Ellison Park will host “Rolling Thunder – The Food Truck Wonder” for the second year on Saturday, August 20th from 12:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. This family friendly event will bring food trucks, music and fun activities to one of our great county parks.

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Dinolfo Names David Moore as Director of the Office of Public Integrity

Fri, Aug 05 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced her appointment of David Moore as Director of the Office of Public Integrity. Moore is the first to hold the position after the office was created by Dinolfo earlier this year.

OPI Announcement Release.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Announces Several Events To Highlight Child Support Awareness

Tue, Aug 02 2016

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced several events hosted by the Monroe County Child Support Enforcement Unit that recognize the critical role child support plays in the lives of millions of children.

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Dinolfo Announces Extended Swimming Hours at Ontario Beach Park

Thu, Jul 21 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced that hours for public swimming at Ontario Beach Park will be extended for Thursday, July 21st and Friday, July 22nd due to the high heat and humidity.

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Dinolfo Kicks-Off Monroe County 2016 Summer Reading Program

Mon, Jul 18 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo kicked-off the 2016 Summer Reading Program. This fun and engaging program will encourage youth in our community to continue to read throughout the summer.

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Statement From Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo on Baton Rouge, LA Tragedy

Sun, Jul 17 2016

"My heartfelt condolences go out to the officers killed or wounded in Baton Rouge, their grieving families and the law enforcement community who suffered yet another tragedy today...

dinolfo_statement_baton_rouge_tragedy.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Announces COMIDA Recommendations

Wed, Jul 13 2016

With the final appointment to the COMIDA board having been confirmed by the County Legislature on July 12, 2016, County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo is announcing several recommended practices for adoption by COMIDA and its board.

Dinolfo Announces COMIDA Recommendations.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Announces Extended Swimming Hours At Ontario Beach Park

Fri, Aug 12 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced that hours for public swimming at Ontario Beach Park will be extended for Friday, August 12th, due to the high heat and humidity.

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Dinolfo Advises Residents To Stay Safe In Warm Temperatures

Tue, Jul 12 2016

With temperatures expected to rise into the 90’s and humidity rising as well, County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo reminds residents to exercise caution over the upcoming days.

Heat Advisory 7.12.16.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Appoints Mendoza To Serve As Full-Time Public Health Commissioner

Mon, Jul 11 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced her appointment of Dr. Michael Mendoza to the position of Public Health Commissioner. Dr. Mendoza has been selected after serving as Interim Commissioner of Public Health since April 2016.

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Dinolfo Hosts American Red Cross Blood Drive

Fri, Jul 08 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo will be sponsoring an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Wednesday, July 13th in the County Office Building Atrium, located at 39 West Main Street in Downtown Rochester. The drive will run from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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Statement From County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo

Fri, Jul 08 2016

"Acts of violence have become an unfortunate reality known all too well across the Country. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the victims and their families of last night’s deliberate attack on law enforcement in Dallas. May God bless the City of Dallas, their first responders and especially the police officers. As Americans, we must come together to take care of each other in these tragic times. It is our duty to create a better tomorrow for our children and future generations – a tomorrow that does not include senseless acts of violence, but instead a more peaceful world."

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Dinolfo Announces Naming Contest for New Sea Lion Pup

Thu, Jul 07 2016

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and Seneca Park Zoo officials announced that the sea lion pup born to 7-year-old Marina on June 19 is doing very well and can now be seen on exhibit. Animal care staff has determined that the sea lion pup is female.

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Dinolfo Unveils Project Proposal to Transform ROC Airport for the 21st Century

Thu, Jul 07 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo was joined by representatives from the Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) to announce details regarding the ROC Airport project proposal submission for the Upstate Airport Economic Development and Revitalization Solicitation.

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Dinolfo Announces 2016 Season of Free Movies & Music in Our Monroe County Parks

Thu, Jul 07 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced the schedule for the County’s “Movies in the Parks… and Music, Too!” 2016 Summer Season. This year, the Monroe County Department of Parks will host two fun evenings, featuring live music and quality motion pictures at Ontario Beach Park and the Highland Park Bowl.

Movies at the Bowl Press Release.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Monroe County to Participate in Statewide STOP-DWI Fourth of July Crackdown Enforcement Effort

Fri, Jul 01 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and Sheriff Patrick O’Flynn announced that Monroe County police agencies will participate in a special enforcement effort to crackdown on impaired driving this Fourth of July weekend.

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Dinolfo Announces Swimming at Ontario Beach Open for 2016

Fri, Jun 24 2016

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced that public swimming at Ontario Beach Park, located in Rochester’s Charlotte Neighborhood, is now open for the 2016 Season.

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Dinolfo Announces Birth of Sea Lion Pup at Seneca Park Zoo

Tue, Jun 21 2016

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and Seneca Park Zoo officials are pleased to announce the birth of a California sea lion pup at the Zoo. The pup was born earlier this week to 7-year-old Marina and the gender will be determined by animal care staff as the pup develops.

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Dinolfo Announces New "On The Road" Veterans Discount Card Service

Thu, Jun 16 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and Laura Stradley, Director of the Monroe County Veterans Service Agency (VSA), announced an expansion of the Monroe County Veterans Discount Card Program. The Monroe County VSA will be taking the Veterans Discount Card Program “on the road” to events throughout the community and bring with them the ability to print discount cards on site at no cost to the Veteran.

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Dinolfo Heralds Final Passage Of LDC Legislation In NYS Senate and Assembly

Thu, Jun 16 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announces that the New York State Legislature approved legislation permitting the County to refinance the debt of three Local Development Corporations (LDCs). Final approval came late this afternoon with unanimous approval in the New York State Assembly. This action allows Dinolfo to dissolve the Upstate Telecommunications Corporation (UTC), Monroe Security & Safety Systems (M3S) and Monroe Newpower Local Development Corporations.

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Dinolfo Urges NYS Legislature To Support Bills Allowing Transportation Network Companies To Operate In Upstate New York

Tue, Jun 14 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo authored a letter to the local New York State Legislature delegation urging the adoption bills A6090 and S4280 which amend New York State insurance law, vehicle and traffic law, general municipal law and transportation law, as they relate to Transportation Network Companies (TNCs), which will allow ride-sharing services such as Lyft and Uber to operate in Monroe County and Upstate New York.

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Joint Statement From Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and Sheriff Patrick O’Flynn On Today's Terrorist Attack In Orlando

Sun, Jun 12 2016

“Monroe County mourns the horrific loss of life in today's deliberate, brutal and cowardly attack in Orlando, Florida,” says County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims, their loved ones and the entire Orlando community in the wake of today's terrorist attack. Monroe County residents stand with the people of Orlando and offer our support.”

joint_statement_from_monroe_county_executive_cheryl_dinolfo_and_sheriff_patrick_oflynn_on_todays_terrorist_attack_in_orlando_florida.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Announces Greater Rochester International Airport To Receive Grant For Capital Improvements

Fri, Jun 10 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and Monroe County Airport Director Michael Giardino announced the Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) has been selected to receive a grant from New York State. The grant, totaling $428,000 will be used to make improvements to the Monroe County Airport Authority Hangar.

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Dinolfo Announces Improvement In Monroe County's Credit Outlook

Thu, Jun 09 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced that bond rating agencies Moody’s Investors Service and S&P Global Ratings have affirmed Monroe County’s investment-grade credit ratings and improved the County’s fiscal outlook. As the fiscal outlook continues to improve, the County will benefit through securing lower interest rates for future borrowing and the service of existing debt.

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Wegmans Concerts By The Shore At Ontario Beach Park Are Underway

Wed, Jun 08 2016

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo reminds residents to come out to Ontario Beach Park for the annual Wegmans Concerts by the Shore this summer season. In its first successful week, the band “Exit 24” entertained residents and visitors alike with their fun performance.

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Dinolfo Announces Northwest Regional Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Mon, Jun 06 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced that the County’s Department of Environmental Services (DES) is hosting a joint Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection in conjunction with the Towns of Hamlin, Ogden, Clarkson, Sweden and Parma, and also the Villages of Hilton, Brockport and Spencerport. The collection is taking place at the Village of Hilton Department of Public Works, 50 Henry Street, on Saturday, June 18th from 7:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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Statement From County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and Sheriff Patrick O'Flynn On Motorcycle Safety

Mon, Jun 06 2016

“The recent number of accidents involving motorcycles over the past few weeks is concerning. As County Executive, the safety and well-being of all Monroe County residents is a top priority,” said County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo. “I urge all motorists driving either a passenger vehicle or a motorcycle to use extreme caution to avoid accidents.”

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Monroe County Health Officials Discuss Zika Risk And Prevention Of Other Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

Tue, May 31 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo joined Interim Monroe County Public Health Commissioner Dr. Michael Mendoza to educate Monroe County residents on the risk and prevention of Zika and other mosquito-borne illnesses. With warmer weather having arrived, together with occasional rain, mosquitoes have begun to emerge. As worldwide attention continues to focus on the health effects of the Zika Virus, Monroe County health officials are seeking to clarify what is currently known about the level of risk for Zika locally and steps that residents can take to avoid more common mosquito-borne illnesses such as West Nile (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE).

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Monroe County To Participate In Statewide Stop-DWI Memorial Day Crackdown Enforcement Effort

Fri, May 27 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced that Monroe County police agencies will participate in a special enforcement effort to crackdown on impaired driving this Memorial Day weekend.

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Dinolfo Announces Opening & Schedule For Historic Dentzel Carousel At Ontario Beach

Fri, May 27 2016

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced that the historic Dentzel Menagerie Carousel at Ontario Beach Park in Charlotte, will open for the 2016 Season on Friday, May 27th. This year will be the carousel’s 111th continuous season at the Park, where it first opened in 1905. To mark the first day of the 2016 season, FREE carousel rides will be offered, regardless of age, from 12:00 Noon until 9:00 p.m. on Friday.

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Dinolfo Announces Giardino Named Community Person Of The Year By The Hearing Loss Association Of America Rochester Chapter

Thu, May 26 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced that the Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) Director of Aviation, Michael A. Giardino was unanimously named ‘Community Person of the Year’ by the Board of Directors of the Hearing Loss Association of America Rochester Chapter (HLAA Rochester). The Board presented Mr. Giardino with the award during their annual dinner held last evening.

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Dinolfo Announces Next Step In Dissolution of LDCs

Fri, May 06 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo continues to work towards the dissolution of the LDCs that were the subject of today's court proceedings. Dinolfo has proposed legislation to the New York State Senate and Assembly to assist in this process. This legislation, if enacted, will permit the County to refinance the LDCs’ debt. Under the current arrangement, the County payments to these LDCs, among other things, services the LDCs’ existing debt. The proposed legislation will authorize the County to convert its contractual obligation to debt service. The County’s refinancing of this debt accounts for significant savings to the taxpayers of Monroe County. The value of the total savings from refinancing the UTC and M3S debt is more than $4,300,000.

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Dinolfo Announces Official 2016 Opening of the Monroe County Golf Courses

Fri, Apr 15 2016

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced that Monroe County’s three public golf course facilities, located at Churchville Park, Durand Eastman Park and Genesee Valley Park, will officially open for the 2016 golf season on Saturday, April 16th. The Monroe County Department of Parks resumed full operational responsibility of the three County-owned golf courses in 2015, while contracting for pro-shop related services with Kless Meyers Golf Management, LLC.

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Monroe County to Host Public Meeting on Hazard Mitigation Plan

Fri, Apr 15 2016

Monroe County’s Office of Emergency Management has completed a draft update to its Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP). The HMP documents the County’s vulnerability to hazards, and its strategy to reduce that vulnerability. The completed draft can be found at www.monroecountyhmp.com.

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Airport Road Closure - Departures Traffic Detours Posted

Wed, Apr 13 2016

Beginning April 22, 2016 a temporary road closure will be in effect at the Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) for ALL Upper Level Roadway Departures Traffic. The road closure will be posted and detour signs will direct all vehicles to drop off passengers flying out on the Lower Level Arrivals Roadway during this time.

airport_road_closure_release.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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Dinolfo Selects Mendoza to Serve as Interim Commissioner of Public Health

Tue, Apr 12 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced her appointment of Dr. Michael Mendoza to the position of Interim Commissioner of Public Health. Dr. Mendoza will also continue his role as Medical Director at Highland Family Medicine and as an Associate Professor in the Departments of Family Medicine, Public Health Sciences and Nursing at the University of Rochester Medical Center.

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Deadline Approaching for Applications for Office of Public Integrity Director

Tue, Apr 12 2016

Monroe County is announcing that the deadline to apply for the position of the Director of the newly created Office of Public Integrity in Monroe County is May 6, 2016.

office_of_public_integrity__director_job_posting_reminder.pdf (pdf, 145.8k)

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Dinolfo Announces Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Tue, Apr 05 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced that the County’s Department of Environmental Services (DES) will host a joint Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection in conjunction with the Towns of Penfield and Webster. The collection will take place at the Town of Penfield Highway Garage, 1607 Jackson Road, on Saturday, April 16 from 7:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection NEXUS Mobile Enrollment Team Coming Back to ROC Airport

Tue, Apr 05 2016

The Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) will again be a host site for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection mobile NEXUS enrollment team on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 between 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. NEXUS enrollment will be held in the International Arrivals Hall at the ROC Airport, 1200 Brooks Avenue.

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Dinolfo Names Dr. Nadia Granger As Monroe County Medical Examiner

Tue, Apr 05 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced her appointment of Dr. Nadia A. Granger to the position of Monroe County Medical Examiner. Dr. Granger’s appointment follows the service of Dr. Caroline Dignan, who served as Medical Examiner for the past ten years.

medical_examiner_release.pdf (pdf, 163.8k)

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Dinolfo and O’Flynn Urge Caution on Roads During Winter Weather Warning

Sun, Apr 03 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and Monroe County Sheriff Patrick O’Flynn are urging residents to use additional caution when traveling overnight and during the morning commute.

dinolfo_and_oflynn_urge_caution_on_roads_during_winter_weather_warning_4.3.16.pdf (pdf, 206.9k)

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Dinolfo Honors Local Vietnam Veterans For “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day”

Wed, Mar 30 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo paid tribute to local Vietnam Veterans during Monroe County’s annual “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day.” The ceremony featured members of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 20 of Rochester and was held to offer recognition and appreciation for all veterans who served during the Vietnam War.

vietnam_veterans_day_2016_press_release.pdf (pdf, 173k)

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Dinolfo Selects Corinda Crossdale To Serve As Department of Human Services Commissioner

Mon, Mar 21 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced her appointment of Corinda Crossdale as Commissioner of the Monroe County Department of Human Services. Crossdale previously worked for Monroe County as the Office for the Aging Director from January 2004 until June 2012.

dinolfo_selects_corinda_crossdale_to_serve_as_department_of_human_services_commissioner.pdf (pdf, 292k)

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Dinolfo Announces Nationwide Search For Office Of Public Integrity Director

Fri, Mar 18 2016

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced a nationwide search for a Director of the newly created Office of Public Integrity in Monroe County.

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Monroe County To Participate In Statewide St. Patrick's Day Crackdown Enforcement

Tue, Mar 15 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and Sheriff Patrick O’Flynn announced that Monroe County will participate in a statewide crackdown on impaired driving on St. Patrick’s Day Weekend from March 17th – March 20th. New York State Police, Monroe County Sheriffs, and municipal law enforcement agencies from across the state will be out in force to reduce the number of alcohol related injuries and deaths.

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Dinolfo Kicks-Off Monroe County's 2016 United Way Campaign

Wed, Mar 09 2016

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo, joined by United Way President and Chief Executive Officer Fran Weisberg, kicked-off the 2016 United Way of Greater Rochester Campaign for Monroe County employees.

2016_monroe_county_united_way_kickoff_release.pdf (pdf, 161.7k)

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Dinolfo's Office of Public Integrity Legislation Passes

Wed, Mar 09 2016

The Monroe County Legislature voted to approve a local law to amend the Monroe County charter to create an Office of Public Integrity. County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo submitted the referral to the County Legislature on January 11th, delivering on her promise of a more open and transparent County government.

dinolfos_office_of_public_integrity_legislation_passes.pdf (pdf, 208.8k)

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Dinolfo Announces Two Gray Wolves Moving To Seneca Park Zoo

Wed, Mar 02 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and Seneca Park Zoo officials announced the arrival of two gray wolves, Timber and Willow, to our Seneca Park Zoo. The two-year-old wolves, born at New York State Zoo in Watertown, were successfully transferred from the Buffalo Zoo earlier this week.

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Monroe County Planning Board To Hold Public Information Meeting On 2017-2022 Capital Improvement Project

Tue, Mar 01 2016

The Monroe County Planning Board will sponsor a public information meeting on the proposed 2017-2022 Capital Improvement Program on Thursday, March 3, 2016, at 7:00 PM in Auditorium A at Monroe Community Hospital, 435 E. Henrietta Road. The meeting will include a brief presentation of the program as well as an opportunity for the public to ask questions about, and comment on, projects contained in the proposed program.

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Monroe County To Partner With West Irondequoit Central School District In Shared Service Agreement

Fri, Feb 26 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and West Irondequoit Central School District (WICSD) Superintendent Jeffrey Crane announced a shared service agreement that will allow the District to utilize the County’s fueling station in Irondequoit. The station, conveniently located at the Van Lare Wastewater Treatment Plant, will now serve as a primary fueling location for the District’s fleet of vehicles.

west_irondequoit_central_school_district_fuel_sharing_agreement.pdf (pdf, 161.4k)

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Nationwide Job Search Announced For Chief Economic Development Officer

Thu, Feb 18 2016

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced that she will be conducting a nationwide search for a Chief Economic Development Officer for Monroe County.

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Dinolfo Keeps Travel Advisory For Monroe County In Effect Until 5 A.M. Wednesday Morning

Tue, Feb 16 2016

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo urged Monroe County residents to continue to avoid unnecessary travel through tonight. The travel advisory will expire at 5 a.m. Wednesday, February 17, 2016.

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Dinolfo Urges Residents To Take Precautions During Extreme Cold Weather

Fri, Feb 12 2016

With forecasts predicting periods with temperatures plunging below zero over the weekend, Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo today urged residents to take the proper steps needed to prepare for weather-related challenges

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Monroe County to Participate In Statewide STOP-DWI Super Bowl Weekend Crackdown Enforcement Effort

Fri, Feb 05 2016

The Crackdown Enforcement Effort will run from Friday, February 5th through Monday, February 8th.

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County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo Submits Legislature Referral To Create Office Of Public Integrity

Tue, Jan 12 2016

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo submitted a referral to the County Legislature recommending that the body enact a local law amending the County Charter to create an Office of Public Integrity.

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Cheryl Dinolfo Takes the Oath of Office to Become the 6th Monroe County Executive

Sat, Jan 02 2016

Pledges to work to ensure a brighter future with more economic opportunity for our entire community

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