New Senior Center Opens in Cold Spring

CARMEL, NY – Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell was joined by other elected officials, community leaders and seniors at the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the Friendship Center of Philipstown—the new county-operated senior center, on the former Butterfield Hospital...

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Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! I am honored and humbled by the support I have received by the people of Putnam County. I also want to thank the Putnam County Republican Committee and its Chairman Tony Scannapieco, the Putnam County Conservative Committee and its...

ODELL: MAUREEN FLEMING ENGAGED IN CAMPAIGN OF LIES AND SMEARS DESIGNED TO MISLEAD VOTERS

Carmel, NY... Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell released the following statement in response to Maureen Fleming's latest attack: "Maureen Fleming's latest false attack is the sign of a desperate campaign and one that is on its last breath.  After lying about not...

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Meet MaryEllen Odell

MaryEllen Odell is currently serving her second term as Putnam County Executive. Through her five years on the Putnam County Legislature and the past six years as County Executive, she has challenged the status quo while focusing on balancing her fiscal and social responsibilities to the people of Putnam County.

Being solution-oriented, MaryEllen makes things possible. Putnam County has the lowest tax bill of any of the 62 counties in New York State, while maintaining its Aa2 Moody’s Bond Rating. She has successfully been able to do this while keeping all six of her administration’s budgets under the NYS 2% tax cap, reducing the county’s long-term debt by 15% and eliminating the short-term debt that her administration inherited. Read More

Fiscal Accomplishments
Putnam County has the lowest tax bill, at 9%, of any of the 62 counties in NYS, which averages 23%. Maintained its Aa2 Moody’s Bond Rating for 6 years. All 6 of our budgets have been under the 2% tax cap. Reduced long-term debt by 15% since 2011, while investing in our aging infrastructure. Eliminated the short-term debt from past administrations. Paid off the $8.5 million NYS pension amortization early and saving the taxpayers $775,000 interest.
Economic Accomplishments
Putnam County Golf Course has been reinvigorated to be sustainable via public-private partnerships. Tilly Foster Farm is transformed into a tourist destination and educational institute through partnership with BOCES. Secured millions of dollars from NYS for Envision Brewster and the Danbury-Brewster sewer line, thereby initiating a commercial tax base, which is important to our fiscal stability.
Social Accomplishments
Putnam County taking on Big Pharma for monetary compensation for its fraudulent and negligent practices, which caused immeasurable harm to residents and taxpayers. Giving our Seniors the best in programs through the revitalization of the Carmel Friendship Center and the new construction of the Cold Spring Senior Center. Enhancing the Veterans Service Agency. It now has a full-time director and two NYS-certified service officers to assist more veterans receive the help they need. She has partnered with the Mental Health Association of Putnam County on the PFC. Joseph Dwyer Vet2Vet peer support program.

News from MaryEllen Odell

MaryEllen’s Eighth Annual Golf Outing
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MaryEllen’s 8th Annual Spring Brunch
MaryEllen’s 8th Annual Brunch at Putnam County Golf Course 187 Hill Street, Mahopac, NY April 7, 2019 11 a.m. –
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New Senior Center Opens in Cold Spring
CARMEL, NY – Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell was joined by other elected officials, community leaders and seniors at the
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Join Us at MaryEllen’s Victory Celebration
You are cordially invited to the Victory Celebration Cocktail Party of MaryEllen Odell Putnam County Executive on Wednesday, November 28
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Thank you for your support and your vote
Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! I am honored and humbled by the support I have received by the people
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ODELL: MAUREEN FLEMING ENGAGED IN CAMPAIGN OF LIES AND SMEARS DESIGNED TO MISLEAD VOTERS
Carmel, NY… Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell released the following statement in response to Maureen Fleming’s latest attack: “Maureen Fleming’s
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COUNTY EXECUTIVE ODELL RESPONDS TO FLEMINGS ERRONEOUS STATEMENT REGARDING COUNTY DEBT
CARMEL –  Once again, Maureen Fleming has distorted our administration’s record, this time regarding County debt.  Fleming refers to the
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News 12: Putnam county executive candidates stump for votes ahead of Election Day
Check out the segment that News12 Westchester did on the Putnam County Executive race.
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Join Us at These Upcoming Events

2015 State of the County Address
Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell will present the State of the County address at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 12,
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Drug Crisis In Our Backyard: A Conversation about Drugs & Alcohol
Drug Crisis In Our Backyard: A Conversation about Drugs & Alcohol: Thursday, March 5th, 7-8pm at Mahopac High School
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Putnam Arts Council: Live Acoustic Music, Saturday February 21st
Join us Saturday, February 21 at 7:30 for an evening of LIVE acoustic music including guitars, mandolins, and vocals. The
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Help Escort the Traveling Wall to Putnam County Veterans Memorial Park
The Traveling Wall will be arriving in Putnam County on Wednesday, Sept. 23.   There will be an escort of law
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Election Day, Tuesday, November 7
One of the greatest freedoms we enjoy as Americans is the right to vote. Please remember to vote on Tuesday,
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Flyer promoting Fundraiser for Mayor Mark Boughton
Odell Hosts Support Reception for Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton
Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell will be hosting a reception in support of Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton’s Connecticut Comeback Campaign.
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Wine and Dine Paint Party at Tilly’s Table – Feb. 8
Join us in showing support for Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell at a Wine and Dine Paint Party to be
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MaryEllen’s 7th Annual Golf Outing
Please join MaryEllen Odell at the Seventh Annual Golf Outing on Monday, June 11, “Where Golf Meets the Scenic Beauty
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Northern Westchester-Putnam St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell is the Grand Marshall for the 2018 Northern Westchester-Putnam St. Patrick’s Day Parade, which will
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2018 State of the County
Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell will present the State of the County address at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 15,
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