MaryEllen and Kevin’s Day of Golf 2022

Please join MaryEllen and Kevin at their joint outing on Monday, June 6,“Where Golf Meets the Scenic Beauty of the Lower Hudson Valley.” Putnam County Golf Course187 Hill Street, Mahopac, NY 9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m - Registration and...

Join Us at MaryEllen’s 9th Annual Golf Outing

Please join MaryEllen Odell at the Seventh Annual Golf Outing on Thursday, September 17, “Where Golf Meets the Scenic Beauty of the Lower Hudson Valley.” Putnam County Golf Course 187 Hill Street, Mahopac, NY 9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m...

You’re Invited to Cocktails at the Barn

You are invited to join MaryEllen OdellPutnam County Executive for an evening of Cocktails at the Barn on Tilly Foster Farm100 Rt. 312, Brewster, NYThursday, April 2, 2020 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. $75 per person Sponsorships Available Platinum Sponsor $1,500 Event...

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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

Putnam County employees wore blue on Friday, April 4 to launch its “Blue Ribbon Campaign” and commemorate Child Abuse Awareness
Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell and the county’s Youth Bureau recognized the volunteer efforts of 15 high school students during
PUTNAM COUNTY, NY (March 25, 2014) – The Putnam County Women’s Leadership Alliance (PCWLA), a network of professional women, forged through the Putnam County Chambers
Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell was the keynote speaker on March 14 at the Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson
A standing ovation to a local veteran, a cell phone app and highlighting her administration’s successful fiscal, environmental, infrastructure, public
Historic partnership between the Putnam County Chambers of Commerce and Professional Women of Putnam to support leadership, professional and economic
Thursday, March 13th, 2014 @ 7 p.m. Putnam Golf Course 187 Hill Street, Mahopac, NY By Putnam County Executive MaryEllen
With severe weather events becoming more frequent, it is important that Putnam residents are prepared and know what to do

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