2016 Budget Address to be held Thursday, Oct. 1

CARMEL, N.Y. – County Executive MaryEllen Odell and Chairman of the Putnam County Legislature Carl Albano invite Putnam County residents to mark their calendars and plan to attend the unveiling of the 2016 Putnam County Budget.  Odell will present her 2016 Budget Address at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 1 at the Putnam County Golf […]


Murphy, Serino and Odell Organize Veterans Appreciation Dinner

We wanted to let you know that we will be partnering with the Putnam County Veterans Services Agency, through the Joseph P. Dwyer Veterans Peer-to-Peer Support Project, to host the 2015 Veterans Chow Down, a special dinner for veterans, on Sunday, Nov. 1, at Putnam County Golf Course in Mahopac. Providing a complimentary meal to […]


Putnam to host Traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Sept. 24-27

CARMEL, N.Y.  – Honoring the sacrifice of those who have served in the U.S.  Armed Forces is important to Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell.  To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, the Putnam County Joint Veterans Council, in cooperation with Putnam County Government, will host the Traveling Wall at Putnam County Veterans Memorial […]


Putnam Awarded $3.5 Million for First Responders Communication Improvements

CARMEL, N.Y. – County Executive MaryEllen Odell announced that New York State has awarded Putnam County $3.5 million to enhance its vital emergency communications systems under the fourth round of the Statewide Interoperable Communications Grant (SICG) program. The SICG is a competitive grant program seeking to establish best practices for interoperability within and between counties […]


Public 9/11 Remembrance Ceremonies to be held in Putnam

CARMEL, N.Y. – It has been 14 years since the heinous acts of terrorism in New York City, Pennsylvania and in Washington D.C. occurred on September 11, 2001, which will forever be known as 9/11. To remember the eight Putnam residents who were among the thousands killed as well as the their families and the […]


These People Think She's Making a Difference

… MaryEllen Odell has a vision and that vision is get more people to Putnam and for those who live in Putnam County to discover what they have.

Bernadette Castro

We now have a government worthy of the people of Putnam; and that makes me proud and I think it makes the people of Putnam proud.

George Pataki


County Exec. MaryEllen Odell Inauguration Speech 123114

County Executive MaryEllen Odell gives her inauguration speech at the Putnam County Historic Courthouse in Carmel, NY on December 31, 2014.