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County Executive Ryan Signs the Final Report from the Ulster County Justice and Reform Commission

The Justice and Reform Plan includes sections on ending mass incarceration, strengthening oversight and accountability, addressing systemic racial bias, and healing the relationship between the public and the police KINGSTON, N.Y. – County Executive Pat Ryan signed the final plan from the Ulster County Justice and Reform Commission, approved by the Ulster County Legislature. The Commission, […]

County Executive Ryan Statement in Anticipation of the Passage of the Legalization of Marijuana in NYS

“The legalization of adult-use marijuana in New York State represents a tremendous economic opportunity for Ulster County that fits within our Ulster 2040 strategy to establish a more ‘People-Centered Economy’ by boosting our agriculture community, generating good paying jobs in an emerging market, and creating additional revenues to support all of our county’s critical programs […]

County Executive Ryan Signs Bill to Allow Ulster County to Officially Reimagine and Redevelop Enterprise West Property at the Former IBM Site

The move will allow for the once dormant site to again become an area of economic activity for Ulster County. Earlier this month, Ulster County received twenty-two responses to its request for ideas to redevelop two parcels on the west side of the former IBM campus.  Proposals ranged from a satellite college campus, arts and […]

County Executive Ryan Convenes Community Leaders to Outline Response to Recent Surge of Gun Violence

County Executive Pat Ryan announces Lights On Kingston program to expand after-school programming to support Kingston youth. Project Resilience to provide $45,000 in funding along with partnering with Kingston School District, the City of Kingston, Harambee, and the Ulster County Youth Bureau County Executive Ryan announces $240,320 in New York State funding allocated for Ulster […]

County Executive Ryan Announces Ulster County has Administered Over 50,000 COVID-19 Vaccines

Ulster County COVID-19 vaccination sites have performed 52,103 vaccines, with 29.2% of residents now with at least one vaccine dose Ulster County will administer over 4,000 vaccines this week  KINGSTON, N.Y. –  County Executive Pat Ryan today announced that Ulster County has performed over 50,000 COVID-19 vaccinations. With 52,103 vaccinations performed, almost 30% (29.2%) of residents […]

Ulster County Recruits Medical and Non-Medical Volunteers for County Vaccination POD

County Executive Ryan announces that the Health Department has put out a call to recruit more volunteers to ensure as many residents can be vaccinated in a rapid and safe manner Medical and non-medical volunteers will be provided a stipend  KINGSTON, N.Y. – County Executive Pat Ryan announced today that the Ulster County Department of Health is […]

Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan Announces Over 4,200 Residents Have Applied to Participate in UBI Pilot Program

Ulster County is the first county in the country to undertake a large-scale universal basic income pilot program On April 1st, UPenn will notify residents who have been selected  KINGSTON, N.Y. – Ulster County Executive Ryan announced today that Ulster County’s Project Resilience Universal Basic Income (UBI) Pilot Program has received over 4,200 applicants. County Executive […]