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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.

2016 Holiday Concert Series.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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.

Coats for Seniors Press Release.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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.

vocational-technical programs.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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).

Serendipity Cove Release.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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.

Dinolfo Announces Arrival of American Bald Eagle.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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.

Maximus Hiring Results.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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.

IBOB 2016.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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.

Veterans Discount Card Program.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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.

Halloween Safety Press Release.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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.

Funk Conflict Defender.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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.

Burns Public Safety.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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.

DOT Public Input Meeting.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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.

Dinolfo Announces Extended Back To School Hours For Immunization Clinic.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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.

Dinolfo Announces Chief Economic Development Officer.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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.

Labor Day Carousel Free Rides.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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.

DWI Crackdown - Labor Day.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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.

ORorke Bridge Maintenance.pdf (pdf, 90.5k)

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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.

Sea Lion Pup Release.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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.

Rolling Thunder.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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.

Dinolfo Announes Several Events to Highlight Child Support.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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.

swimming_extended_hours_at_ontario_beach_park.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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.

Summer Reading Program.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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.

Mendoza Appointed to Serve as Full-Time Public Health Commissioner.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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.

Blood Drive Press Release.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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."

Statement from County Executive Dinolfo re: Dallas.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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.

2016 Swimming at Ontario Beach Park.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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.

Sea lion pup release.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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.

Veterans Discount Card Program.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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.

Dinolfo Heralds Final Passage of LDC Legislation in NYS Assembly and Senate.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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.

Uber Letter of Support Release.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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.

ROC Airport Grant.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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.

Improved Credit Outlook Release.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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.

Concerts by the shore.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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.

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

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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.”

Motorcycle Safety.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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).

Zika Risk and Prevention.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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.

DWI Crackdown - Memorial Day.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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.

2016 Carousel Opening.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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.

HLAA Award Release.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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.

golf_course_release.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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.

hazard_mitigation_plan_418_release.pdf (pdf, 0k)

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

Tue, Jan 19 2016

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

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