A number of business, labor, and elected officials joined together in Ulster County this afternoon to urge New Yorkers to vote in support of casino gambling in the state. A few opponents voiced their concerns as well.
BETHEL – The Sullivan County 911 center will upgrade its communications system with a grant from the state Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services.
County Commissioner of Public Safety Richard Martinkovic said the funds will allow for the county to buy a new 911 emergency telephone system at its facilities in Bethel and a new backup system at Liberty State Police, as well as new recording equipment for all calls and radio communications.
MONTICELLO – Sullivan County Manager David Fanslau will end his county employment at 12:01 a.m. on March 2, Legislature Chairman Scott Samuelson and Fanslau announced at the close of the business day on Thursday.
The announcement came after the monthly county legislature meeting during which legislators, by a five-four majority, adopted a local law requiring only a simple majority to hire or fire a county manager.
The legislature and Fanslau have “amicably agreed to enter into a separation agreement” ending his position as county manager.