Latest Updates

County Executive and Legislature Form The Ulster County Recovery and Resilience Working Group

The working group will establish high level priorities and goals to best utilize forthcoming federal relief funds, ensuring the County emerges from the pandemic stronger and more equitable The Working Group will engage with the public directly to help inform investment priorities, and anticipates a draft plan to be submitted to the Legislature for review […]

County Executive Pat Ryan Announces Ulster County Will Host an Outdoor Summer Event Series at Enterprise West

Ulster County is collaborating with the newly-established arts organization, BLUEprint and is planning to bring outdoor concerts and an outdoor movie series to residents  BLUEprint is a collective of local artists, musicians, and designers who have previously established successful festivals in the Hudson Valley, including the O+ Festival.    ULSTER, NY – Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan […]

Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan Announces the County Will Save $4 Million Dollars Over the Next Nine Years from Refunding Bonds

The savings are due to strong financial management and will result in $400,000 in savings this year alone  In November, despite the pandemic, S&P reaffirmed the county’s strong fiscal responsibility and ability to respond to the economic impacts of COVID-19 crisis KINGSTON, N.Y. – Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan announced today that due to strong financial […]

Ulster County Executive Ryan Announces That Residents Have Started to Receive Their First Checks Through Ulster County’s UBI Pilot Program

Ulster County is the first county in the country to undertake a large-scale guaranteed income pilot program Participants have reported that funds will be used for critical needs such as medical expenses, paying down student debt, and looking to become first-time home buyers KINGSTON, N.Y. – Ulster County Executive Ryan announced today that the first round […]

Statement from Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan on NYS Adopting CDC’s Recommendations on Mask Guidelines

Yesterday, County Executive Pat Ryan joined five other County Executive’s in urging Governor Andrew Cuomo to adopt the CDC’s guidance and allow fully vaccinated residents to return to normalcy and discard masks and the need for social distancing outdoors and in most indoors settings. “I applaud and support the decision by New York State to […]

Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan Announces Partnership with Stewart’s Shops to Offer Walk-in Pop-Up Vaccine Locations

County Executive Ryan announces that the County will offer walk-in vaccines at Stewart’s locations throughout Ulster County, making Ulster County the first in New York State to do so First 100 residents to get vaccinated at each site will receive a free coffee or ice cream  KINGSTON, N.Y. – Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan today announced a […]

Ulster County Executive Ryan Joins Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone to Call on Congress to Restore State and Local Tax Deductions

1 out of 3 Ulster County homeowners have been negatively impacted by the SALT Cap NEW PALTZ, NY  – Today, Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan joined Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone to discuss restoring tax deductibility for New York homeowners who have been negatively impacted by the federal SALT tax law that limits their state […]

County Executive Ryan Calls For The NYC DEP to be Held Accountable for Lower Esopus Turbid Discharge, Encourages Public to Submit Comments

County Executive Ryan was joined by Senator Michelle Hinchey as well as area business and environmental leaders in calling on NYC DEP to pursue alternatives to turbid releases to the Lower Esopus Creek from the Ashokan Reservoir. County Executive Ryan reminds the public comments regarding the Draft Environmental Impact Statement are due June 16th SAUGERTIES, […]

County Executive Ryan Says Addressing Mental Health and Addiction Must Be a Top Priority for Federal Relief Funds, Announces Behavioral Health Task Force to Develop Plan

County Executive Ryan forms a countywide Behavioral Health Task Force to identify gaps in the County’s existing mental health and addiction landscape to inform potential spending KINGSTON, N.Y. – As Mental Health Awareness Month begins, County Executive Pat Ryan today called for mental health and addiction recovery resources and support to be a top priority in […]

Manufacturing Company Finalizes Move to Ulster County; Plans to Bring 50 High Quality Jobs and Potential for Future Growth

RBW, an award-winning independent design and manufacturing company, finalizes move of headquarters from Brooklyn to the Town of Ulster KINGSTON, NY  – Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan announced today that RBW, a lighting design and manufacturing company, has finalized an agreement with the Ulster County Industrial Development Agency that clears the way for the company to […]