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County Executive Bellone Says Suffolk Will Develop First New Farmland Protection Plan Since 1996

New York State Department of Agriculture Provides $50,000 Grant to Fund Plan

Pointing out that Suffolk County has not overhauled its Agricultural and Farmland Protection Plan since 1996, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone today announced plans to take a new look at Suffolk’s plan as the evolving agricultural sector faces new challenges. 

Suffolk IDA Launches Website

Bellone, Manetta, Tout New Economic Development Marketing Tools

The Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) has launched the agency's first ever website at The site will be an important tool in communicating the services the IDA offers to Suffolk's companies and to those looking to call the County home.

County Reaches Out to Mature Adults through Innovative “Falls Prevention” Programs

Great River, NY – Noting that falls and falls-related injuries are among the most common and serious medical problems experienced by senior citizens, County Executive Steve Bellone announced today that the county has armed over 2,000 senior residents with information on fall prevention through its ‘Stepping On’ and  Staying Independent for Life programs. Both programs are designed to enhance balance and mobility among seniors.

Bellone Announces Balanced Budget Under Property Tax Cap

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced his Recommended Budget for fiscal 2013 which is balanced, is under the NYS property tax cap, reigns in spending, freezes general fund taxes and does not contain any new layoffs. 

Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities Subcommittee* of the Community Mental Hygiene Advisory Board

The mission of the Division of Community Mental Hygiene Services is to enable persons with mental illness, developmental disabilities and substance abuse and their families to access an appropriate array of services and supports to maximize an individual’s potential within the family and community.



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