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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Fri, Feb 05 2016
The Crackdown Enforcement Effort will run from Friday, February 5th through Monday, February 8th.
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.
Tue, Jan 19 2016
Pledges to work to ensure a brighter future with more economic opportunity for our entire community