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 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...

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 County Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) regarding long term debt for the years 2011 and 2017 (financial statements,...

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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

Join us for a tour of the Frank Lloyd Wright House on Petra Island, Mahopac
Due to a thunderstorm warning for this evening, we are forced to cancel the boat ride as well as the
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Entitled to your opinion but not your own facts: Part 3
My opponent sent a misleading mailer out this past week that is unfair to the people of Putnam County. First,
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Entitled to your opinion but not your own facts: Part 2
Once again in this race for county executive, my opponent is making accusations that are based on opinions—not facts. Her
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Entitled to your opinion but not your own facts: Part 1
I have always been endorsed by the Conservative Party for my record. I am proud to have the endorsement of
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First Harvest Picked from Tilly Foster Farm; Produce to be used at Tilly’s Table and for Seniors
BREWSTER, NY—Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell was on-hand at Tilly Foster Farm and Educational Institute in Brewster recently when the
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Honored to Host the First New York State Medal of Honor Parade
History was made on Saturday, July 21, in Carmel, when Veterans who served in the past, active Military personnel, newly
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Alexandrion Group to Establish Distillery in Putnam County
From the Hudson Valley News Network: The Alexandrion Group, Romania’s largest spirits producer, will establish its first United States distillery in the
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Putnam County Awarded $100,000 for Mahopac’s Airport Park Drainage
CARMEL, NY – County Executive MaryEllen Odell announced that Putnam County will receive a $100,000 grant through New York’s State
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