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LOCAL LEADERS ANNOUNCE COMMUNITY EFFORT TO ASSIST IN EVICTION CASES

Thursday, September 17th, 2020

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello, Congressman Joe Morelle, 7th Judicial District Administrative Judge Craig Doran and Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren today announced a new Monroe County Special COVID Intervention Part (SCIP) court structure that will streamline landlord/tenant cases and link people facing eviction with legal and housing support services.

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MONROE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO ANNOUNCES NEW DIRECTOR, NEW VISION FOR YOUTH BUREAU

Wednesday, September 16th, 2020

Brent Whitfield's appointment is part of the County Executive’s commitment to overhauling youth services and ensuring that the county supports young people, especially those in vulnerable populations.

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MONROE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO ANNOUNCES ARRIVAL OF MALE RED PANDA AT THE SENECA PARK ZOO

Tuesday, September 15th, 2020

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello and Seneca Park Zoo officials announce the arrival of a male red panda named Willie who will join the Zoo’s female red panda, Starlight.

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MONROE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO ANNOUNCES 24/7 EXPANSION OF COUNTY'S FIT TEAM, NEW TEAM TO COORDINATE ADDICTION CARE AND MENTAL HEALTH TASKFORCE

Friday, September 11th, 2020

The initiatives are a first step toward a greater reimaging of the way Monroe County delivers critical services and care to individuals in crisis.

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STATEMENT FROM MONROE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO

Sunday, September 6th, 2020

Daniel Prude's life mattered and the tragic circumstance surrounding his death has caused enormous pain for our community. We have all been left with too many questions and not enough answers. Attorney General Letitia James' announcement that she will move to empanel a grand jury is an important first step in getting those answers that Mr. Prude's family and our community rightfully deserve.

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MONROE COUNTY TO PARTICIPATE IN STATEWIDE STOP-DWI LABOR DAY CRACKDOWN ENFORCEMENT EFFORT

Friday, September 4th, 2020

Monroe County police agencies will participate in a special enforcement effort this weekend to crackdown on impaired driving. The statewide STOP-DWI Crackdown efforts began on August 19 and will end on September 7, 2020.

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MONROE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO ANNOUNCES REOPENING OF SALT ROAD BRIDGE OVER FOUR MILE CREEK IN WEBSTER

Thursday, September 3rd, 2020

The new span incorporates repurposed deck panels salvaged from the Tappan Zee Bridge in the Hudson Valley, saving local taxpayers more than $100,000 in material costs.

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BELLO ANNOUNCES MORE NONSTOP FLIGHTS ON AMERICAN AIRLINES TO MIAMI

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello is pleased to announce that American Airlines will add nonstop seasonal service from Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) to Miami International Airport (MIA). The service to MIA will begin on November 7, 2020. These flights will operate Saturday only on Embraer 175, 76-seat aircraft.

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MONROE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO URGES RESIDENTS TO RECYCLE RIGHT! AND DISPOSE OF USED PROPANE TANKS AT ECOPARK

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello is encouraging residents to RecycleRight! and safely dispose of empty propane tanks used for grilling, firepits and camp stoves by bringing them to the Monroe County ecopark for proper recycling.

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COUNTY EXECUTIVE BELLO ANNOUNCES POTASSIUM IODIDE DISTRIBUTION FOR GINNA-AREA RESIDENTS

Monday, August 31st, 2020

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello announced today that Potassium Iodide (KI) is being offered at no cost to Monroe County residents who live within the 10-mile Emergency Planning Zone of Ginna Nuclear Power Plant. The pills will be distributed in partnership with Wegmans Food Markets.

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MONROE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO ANNOUNCES COUNTY IS PROVIDING PPE TO PUBLIC, PRIVATE AND CHARTER SCHOOLS

Friday, August 28th, 2020

The PPE are part of a supply acquired by Monroe County to address health and safety needs related to the pandemic. The county is providing schools with cloth face masks, adult and pediatric surgical masks, gloves, adult and pediatric face shields, N-95 masks, gowns, thermometers and hand sanitizer.

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STATEMENT FROM MONROE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO

Tuesday, August 25th, 2020

At a time when many local governments and community partners are facing a deficit, the County Legislature failed to consider legislation that would provide $124 million to the county, city, towns, villages and school districts, to create a Department of Diversity Equity & Inclusion, enact independent redistricting, help fight our opioid crisis and provide benefits to low income women and children.

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BELLO ANNOUNCES MORE NON-STOP FLIGHTS ON SOUTHWEST AIRLINES TO FLORIDA DESTINATIONS

Thursday, August 20th, 2020

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello today announced that Southwest Airlines has added non-stop service from the Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) to top Florida destinations for the period of January 5 through April 11, 2021. This represents 18 more non-stop flights to Florida markets than during this same time period in 2020.

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MONROE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH TO RECEIVE NATIONAL EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS AWARD

Tuesday, August 18th, 2020

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello and Commissioner of Public Health Dr. Michael Mendoza are excited to announce that the Monroe County Department of Public Health has received national recognition for its Accessible Preparedness Training Program, developed to help area residents with disabilities be better prepared for emergencies.

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MONROE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO ANNOUNCES CREDIT CARD FEE WAIVER FOR 2020 SCHOOL DISTRICT TAX PAYMENT

Thursday, August 13th, 2020

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello is pleased to announce that credit card convenience fees will be waived for online payment of 2020 school district taxes.

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MONROE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO SIGNS EQUAL PAY EXECUTIVE ORDER

Thursday, August 13th, 2020

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello today joined the Pay Equity Coalition for their Sound the Alarm event to recognize Black Women's Equal Pay Day and to sign an Executive Order to require all non-governmental county contractors to comply with Federal and New York State Equal Pay Laws.

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MONROE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO RELEASES FAST FORWARD MONROE BUSINESS SURVEY

Tuesday, August 11th, 2020

Survey aims to capture the needs and concerns of Monroe County businesses in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COUNTY EXECUTIVE BELLO, MAYOR WARREN, CO-CHAIRS ANNOUNCE THE SELECTION OF THE 21 COMMISSION MEMBERS ON RASE

Monday, August 10th, 2020

The Co-Chairs of the Commission on Racial and Structural Equity (RASE) alongside Mayor Lovely A. Warren and County Executive Adam J. Bello announced today the selection of the commissioners who will serve on the 21-member body.

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MONROE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO CREATE INDEPENDENT REDISTRICTING COMMISSION

Monday, August 10th, 2020

Independent Commission will bring further openness and transparency to County government. The eight-member Commission will be tasked with redrawing the Monroe County Legislature's 29 districts once the 2020 United States Census data becomes available.

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STATEMENT FROM MONROE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO

Thursday, July 30th, 2020

"I appreciate that members of the Monroe County Legislature have joined me in support of renaming the Greater Rochester International Airport in honor of Frederick Douglass. In the weeks since first learning of this proposal, I have spoken with our federal representatives, members of our community and other interested stakeholders, and am grateful for all of their input and feedback..."

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STATEMENT FROM MONROE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO

Wednesday, July 29th, 2020

"Today marks a new chapter for Eastman Kodak, which has been a world leader in innovation for over 130 years and has always called Rochester 'home'. In this time of unprecedented challenge, this opportunity will showcase the best of Monroe County and our ability to quickly adapt to the needs of our new economy, even while responding to the COVID-19 crisis..."

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JACK'S PLACE PLAYGROUND NOW OPEN

Friday, July 17th, 2020

County Executive Adam Bello joined Anne Marie and AJ Heiligman and their family to cut the ribbon on the 10,000 square foot playground in Monroe County's Webster Park

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MONROE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO SEEKS TO CREATE NEW DEPARTMENT OF DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION

Tuesday, July 14th, 2020

The Department, led by a Chief Diversity Officer, will spearhead efforts to diversify the county's workforce, review contracting and procurement procedures and develop and implement policies and strategies to combat all forms of bias and unequal treatment.

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COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO SIGNS LOCAL LAW TO IMPROVE EMERGENCY COMMUNICATION FOR DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING INDIVIDUALS

Thursday, July 9th, 2020

Requires American Sign Language Interpreters at all Monroe County Government Emergency Situation Press Conferences.

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STATEMENT FROM MONROE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO

Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

"I am incredibly saddened to hear of the passing of Assemblyman David Gantt. Assemblyman Gantt leaves a legacy of community service and activism that many in elected office aspire to achieve..."

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CHAIRS SHARE DETAILS ON THE COMMISSION ON RACIAL AND STRUCTURAL EQUITY

Monday, June 29th, 2020

Mayor Lovely A. Warren and County Executive Adam Bello announced today that they have made the joint appointment of ESL Federal Credit Union Senior Vice President Arline Santiago as the third co-chair to the Commission on Racial and Structural Equity (RASE), joining co-chairs former Mayor William A. Johnson Jr. and Dr. Muhammad Shafiq.

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MONROE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO ANNOUNCES ONTARIO BEACH IS OPEN FOR SWIMMING

Friday, June 26th, 2020

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello is pleased to announce that public swimming at Ontario Beach Park is now open for the 2020 season.

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MONROE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO ANNOUNCES SENECA PARK ZOO WILL OPEN ON JUNE 26

Wednesday, June 24th, 2020

Soft Opening for Zoo Members Scheduled for June 26 and June 27; Reopening for General Public Scheduled for June 28.

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MONROE COUNTY PARKS NOW ACCEPTING RESERVATIONS FOR SHELTERS AND LODGES

Monday, June 22nd, 2020

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello announced today that Monroe County Parks is now accepting reservations for park shelters and lodges. The County is also taking reservations for use of the atrium in the Monroe County Office Building, 39 W. Main St.

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MONROE COUNTY URGES RESIDENTS TO RECYCLE RIGHT! AND DISPOSE OF USED PROPANE TANKS AT ECOPARK

Friday, June 19th, 2020

Each year, these tanks are disposed of improperly and pose a serious explosive risk to employees at the Monroe County Recycling Center and waste haulers throughout the region. Director of Environmental Services Michael J. Garland encourages residents to Recycle Right! and NEVER place ANY propane tanks in their recycling bin, tote OR the trash.

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MAYOR WARREN AND COUNTY EXECUTIVE BELLO ANNOUNCE COMMISSION ON RACIAL AND STRUCTURAL EQUITY

Thursday, June 18th, 2020

Mayor Lovely A. Warren and County Executive Adam J. Bello announced today the creation of the Commission on Racial and Structural Equity (RASE) to examine and develop policies and legislation to overcome systemic and institutional inequities, as well as, racism in Rochester and Monroe County.

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STATEMENT FROM MONROE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO

Thursday, June 11th, 2020

"I am pleased Monroe County and the Finger Lakes Region are moving into Phase Three of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to reopen New York State. This is a testament to how well we have come together as a community to practice physical distancing, wear face coverings and follow guidelines intended to keep us safe and healthy."

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MONROE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO JOINS MONROE COUNTY LEGISLATOR JUSTIN WILCOX IN ANNOUNCING MAISIE'S LAW

Tuesday, June 9th, 2020

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello and Monroe County Legislator Justin Wilcox were joined by Public Health Commissioner Dr. Michael Mendoza and Brighton parents Adam and MaryBeth Gillan today to announce legislation targeting the opioid crisis in our community called "Maisie's Law."

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ROC AIRPORT DETAILS SAFETY PROCEDURES; LAUNCHES #READYSETROC INITIATIVE TO PREPARE FOR RETURNING PASSENGERS

Tuesday, June 9th, 2020

County Executive Adam Bello announced today that the Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) has launched an initiative to promote safety and health at the airport named #ReadySetROC.

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MONROE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO ANNOUNCES MASK DISTRIBUTION FOR RESTAURANTS

Monday, June 8th, 2020

This is a one-time distribution of 500 masks per business to help restaurants reopen quickly once Phase Three of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Forward NY plan begins.

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MONROE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO ANNOUNCES SOME COUNTY FACILITIES TO CLOSE ON FRIDAY, JUNE 5

Thursday, June 4th, 2020

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello today announced the following closures of County facilities on Friday, June 5: Monroe County Office Building (39 W. Main St., Rochester) & CityPlace (50 W. Main St., Rochester)

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MONROE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO ISSUES VETO OF COUNTY LEGISLATURE MEASURE

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020

Legislation Would Have Created Patronage Positions at the Monroe County Board of Elections. (Updated with statement regarding veto override)

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MONROE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO AND MAYOR LOVELY WARREN ANNOUNCE UPDATE TO ROC COVID SYMPTOM TRACKER

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello and Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren joined Common Ground Health CEO Wade Norwood today to announce an update to the region's ROC COVID screening tool.

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COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO ANNOUNCES COUNTY WILL PROVIDE FACE SHIELDS TO BARBERS, HAIR STYLISTS & COLORISTS

Friday, May 29th, 2020

County Executive Adam Bello announced today that Monroe County is distributing face shields to licensed barbers, hair stylists & colorists, who are now eligible to return to work as part of Phase 2 of Gov. Cuomo's plan to reopen NY.

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MONROE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO ANNOUNCES REOPENING OF ECOPARK

Wednesday, May 27th, 2020

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello announced today, May 27, 2020 that Ecopark, the county's recycling facility at 10 Avion Drive in Chili will reopen on June 3, with some new restrictions.

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MONROE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO ADDRESSES 2020-21 COUNTY BUDGET

Friday, May 22nd, 2020

Today, Monroe County Executive Adam Bello unveiled proactive actions to close the County's projected budget deficit as a result of revenue shortfalls from the COVID-19 pandemic and the shuttered regional economy.

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MONROE COUNTY TO PARTICIPATE IN STATEWIDE STOP-DWI MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND CRACKDOWN ENFORCEMENT EFFORT

Friday, May 22nd, 2020

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello announced today that Monroe County police agencies will participate in a special enforcement effort to crack down on impaired driving. STOP-DWI Impaired Driving Crackdown runs May 22-26, 2020.

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MONROE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO TO HOST VIRTUAL GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY FOR WAR ON TERROR MEMORIAL

Friday, May 22nd, 2020

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello, along with several local elected officials and representatives from the veterans community, will break ground on the War on Terror Memorial at Highland Park during a virtual ceremony on Monday, May 25.

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MONROE COUNTY DRIVING RANGES, DOG PARKS TO REOPEN WITH NEW SOCIAL DISTANCING RESTRICTIONS

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020

Monroe County Department of Parks Director Patrick Meredith announced today that that pro shops and driving ranges at the county's golf courses will open, with restrictions, beginning today, May 20, 2020.

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MONROE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO AND LOCAL LEADERS CALL FOR FEDERAL AID TO LOCALITIES AMID COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

Measures, Sponsored by Congressman Joe Morelle, Would Help to Offset Projected Budget Deficits for State, Local and Municipal Governments Across the Country

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COUNTY EXECUTIVE BELLO REMINDS RESIDENTS PROPERTY TAX DUE DATE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO MAY 31

Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

In-person payment of the 3rd and 4th installments at town and county offices continues to be prohibited through that date; payments still accepted by mail, online and via dropbox at County Office Building

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MONROE COUNTY PARKS' BUILDINGS, LODGES, SHELTERS AND RESTROOMS REMAIN CLOSED THROUGH JUNE 15

Monday, May 18th, 2020

Monroe County Department of Parks Director Patrick Meredith today announced the County is canceling all reservations for lodges and shelters in Monroe County Parks until at least June 15. Anyone whose reservations are cancelled by the County during this period will receive a full refund.

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ADAM BELLO ANNOUNCES OPENING OF RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES IN MONROE COUNTY PARKS, WITH RESTRICTIONS

Friday, May 15th, 2020

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello today announced a series of low-risk recreational opportunities in County parks are now available to the public in accordance with guidance from the Monroe County Department of Public Health and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's New York Forward plan.

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MONROE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO ANNOUNCES ROBERT FRANKLIN AS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Friday, May 15th, 2020

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello today announced Robert Franklin as the County's new Chief Financial Officer. Franklin, who previously held this position for nearly seven years (January 2013 - December 2019), has 17 years of experience in County government and administration and 28 years of experience in fiscal operations and accounting.

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MONROE COUNTY EMPLOYMENT PORTAL AIMS TO HELP LONG TERM CARE FACILITIES RECRUIT STAFF

Friday, May 15th, 2020

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello today announced the creation of a new employment portal to help the county's long term care facilities recruit staff.

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BELLO ANNOUNCES "WHISKEY 7" FLYOVER MAY 16TH HONORING CORONAVIRUS FIRST RESPONDERS, HEALTHCARE & ESSENTIAL WORKERS

Wednesday, May 13th, 2020

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello announced today that the National Warplane Museum located in Geneseo, NY will be conducting a flyover May 16th to honor first responders, healthcare and essential workers.

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NEW HEALTH SCREENING TOOL UNVEILED TO HELP PREVENT FURTHER SPREAD OF COVID-19

Thursday, May 7th, 2020

County Executive Adam Bello was joined by Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren, Common Ground Health CEO Wade Norwood and County Public Health Commissioner Dr. Michael Mendoza today to urge residents to sign up for ROC COVID, a health screening tool that could help prevent further spread of COVID-19.

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MONROE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO ANNOUNCES COORDINATED PLAN TO DISTRIBUTE FACE COVERINGS TO COUNTY RESIDENTS

Wednesday, May 6th, 2020

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello today announced a new initiative to distribute face coverings to county residents. This plan is part of the County Executive's ongoing efforts to improve and protect the safety and well-being of our community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO LAUNCHES "TAKE 5 MONROE"

Friday, April 24th, 2020

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello today launched "Take 5 Monroe," a new county-wide campaign encouraging us all to take five (5) minutes out of each day to care for ourselves, our neighbors, colleagues and loved ones, during this period of continued social distancing.

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MONROE COUNTY GOLF COURSES TO OPEN FRIDAY WITH NEW SOCIAL DISTANCING RESTRICTIONS

Thursday, April 23rd, 2020

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello and Department of Parks Director Patrick Meredith on Thursday announced that the county's golf courses at Durand Eastman, Genesee Valley and Churchville parks will open Friday in accordance with an Executive Order signed this week by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

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COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO CONTINUES DUE DATE EXTENSION FOR REAL PROPERTY TAXES

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello will sign an Executive Order on Friday continuing the due date extension for the third and fourth installments of Town and County real property taxes from April 30, 2020 to May 31, 2020.

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INITIATIVE AIMED AT REDUCING RACIAL & ETHNIC DISPARITIES RELATED TO COVID-19 LAUNCHED WITH TRILLIUM HEALTH, JORDAN HEALTH, URMC

Tuesday, April 21st, 2020

County Executive Adam Bello and Public Health Commissioner Dr. Michael Mendoza were joined by Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren to announce a new initiative aimed at reducing racial and ethnic disparities related to COVID-19.

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ADAM BELLO ANNOUNCES MONROE COUNTY AND PARTNERS RAMPING UP "SIX FEET SAVES" PUBLIC HEALTH CAMPAIGN AT CRITICAL TIME

Friday, April 10th, 2020

County Executive Adam Bello unveiled a "Six Feet Saves" public service announcement "Domino" video today, as part of an expanding effort to engage the entire community in slowing the spread of COVID-19. Watch Video

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MONROE COUNTY VETERANS SERVICE AGENCY OFFERS HELP FOR VETERANS STRUGGLING THROUGH COVID-19 CRISIS

Thursday, April 9th, 2020

Over the past two weeks, local American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars posts and individuals have donated well over $3,000 in non-perishable food and supplies and more than $1,500 in grocery gift cards to the effort.
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ADAM BELLO AND LOVELY WARREN LAUNCH "SIX FEET SAVES" PUBLIC HEALTH CAMPAIGN TO HELP SLOW SPREAD OF COVID-19

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello and Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren today unveiled a new public health campaign designed to engage the entire community in slowing the spread of COVID-19.

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MONROE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH ANNOUNCES PLAN TO PROVIDE SAFE HOUSING OPTION

Saturday, March 28th, 2020

The Monroe County Department of Public Health is pleased to announce the Clarion Pointe Rochester hotel, 2729 Monroe Ave., will serve as a safe housing option for people in mandatory quarantine or isolation.

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COUNTY EXECUTIVE, OFFICIALS FROM URMC & ROCHESTER REGIONAL HEALTH, ANNOUNCE COLLABORATIVE COVID-19 SURGE CAPACITY PLAN

Friday, March 27th, 2020

The Plan details a phased approach to increasing capacity within the community's two major health systems, as well as efforts to create a field hospital to meet additional needs if necessary.

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MONROE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO ANNOUNCES ZERO INTEREST SMALL BUSINESS ASSISTANCE LOAN PROGRAM

Thursday, March 26th, 2020

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello today announced the creation of an Emergency Small Business Assistance loan program to help businesses affected by the COVID-19 crisis.

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MONROE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO ANNOUNCES JOB PORTAL FOR ESSENTIAL BUSINESSES AND JOB SEEKERS

Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello this morning announced a job portal that will connect essential businesses who are looking to expand their workforce during the COVID-19 crisis and individuals across the community who are healthy and looking for work.

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COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO EXTENDS DUE DATE FOR REAL PROPERTY TAXES

Saturday, March 21st, 2020

The due date for 3rd installment payments has been extended to April 30, 2020 without interest penalties. In-person payments at Town and County facilities are prohibited throughout the State of Emergency. Online and mail payments will continue to be accepted.

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MONROE COUNTY DMVS MOVE TO APPOINTMENT-ONLY SERVICE UNTIL APRIL 1ST, U.S. PASSPORTS APPLICATIONS SUSPENDED

Sunday, March 15th, 2020

Beginning on Monday, March 16th until April 1st, all four (4) DMV branches will be moving to an appointment system only, except for the surrendering of license plates.

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STATEMENT FROM COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO ON THE CLOSING OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS ACROSS MONROE COUNTY

Saturday, March 14th, 2020

After consultation with Public Health Commissioner Dr. Mike Mendoza and the Superintendents of all 22 Monroe County School Districts, all Monroe County public schools will be closed to students beginning Monday, March 16 until further notice.

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MONROE COUNTY HIRES THE BONADIO GROUP TO MONITOR CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES

Monday, March 9th, 2020

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello and Deputy County Executive for Health and Human Services Corinda Crossdale today announced that the county has hired consulting firm The Bonadio Group to monitor and perform a systemic review of the county's Child Protective Services division.

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COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM J. BELLO LAUNCHES MONROE COUNTY COVID-19 INFORMATION PAGE

Thursday, February 27th, 2020

With all the community concern and ongoing news about the international outbreak of Novel COVID-19, I'm launching this web page to make sure the residents of Monroe County have the most up-to-date and comprehensive information possible about this dynamic situation.

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MONROE COUNTY TRANSITION COMMITTEE ISSUES FINAL REPORT TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE BELLO

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

The Transition Committee for Monroe County Executive Adam Bello today delivered its final Transition Report, capping one of the most intensive community-stakeholder driven efforts ever for County Government.

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COUNTY EXECUTIVE ADAM BELLO ANNOUNCES RETURN OF FREE YOUTH FEBRUARY TO SENECA PARK ZOO

Monday, January 27th, 2020

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello announced Free Youth February will return to the Seneca Park Zoo. Throughout the month, up to five youth can visit the zoo for free with every adult ticket purchased.

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