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Recent Action
03/22/16 - Established a reporting requirement for the Police Department’s Internal Affairs Bureau. (Calarco). (IR 1106-16)
03/22/16 - Adopted a Charter Law requiring joint certification of County Operating Budget. (Presiding Officer). (IR 1100-16)
03/22/16 - Adopted a Local Law to update and strengthen the hotel and motel tax statute. (Lindsay). (IR 1006-16)
03/22/16 - Adopted a Local Law to expand public notification of sewage contamination in Suffolk County. (Krupski). (IR 1156-16)
03/22/16 - Adopted a Local Law amending provisions relating to the administration and enforcement of the Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code. (Presiding Officer Gregory). (IR 1158-16)
03/22/16 -Adopted a Local Law to waive contract agency requirement in 2016. (Presiding Officer Gregory). (IR 1095-16)
Recent Video
03/28/16 - Protect the Protectors Canary Donation to First Responders Community Ambulance Company, Sayville - Legislator Lindsay
03/04/16 - St. Baldrick’s Head Shavee Ali Nazir
12/15 - Suffolk County Legislature 2015: A Year In Photos
11/20/15 - Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory - Meet the Leaders
10/29/15 - Lindsay Breaks Ground On W. Sayville Handicapped Accessible Playground
09/30/15 - Legislator Sarah S. Anker - Youth Sports Safety Forum
09/28/15 - SCCC Eastern Campus Health and Wellness Center Groundbreaking
06/15 - Suffolk County Legislature Update with Legislator Kara Hahn
06/15 - Legislator Steve Stern - A home run for our veterans at Long Island Ducks Stadium.
05/08/15 - Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory - Meet the Leaders

Message from
Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory

Welcome to the website of the Suffolk County Legislature.

I was deeply honored to be re-elected Presiding Officer by my colleagues in January, and we look forward to an ambitious 2016.

Suffolk County has some of the nation’s finest attractions – from its breathtaking shorelines and vibrant wineries to its world-class research institutions. However, our proximity to the city drives up the cost of living, making it increasingly difficult for middle class families to get by.

That’s why in 2016, our central focus will be on building an economy that will enable the middle class to thrive. We’ll work hard to revitalize our downtowns and invest in convenient transportation and affordable housing. We’ll prioritize the fight against crime and work across the aisle to restore confidence in our police department. And we’ll continue to keep quality higher education accessible to anyone who has the dream.

At the same time, we deeply respect the value of your hard-earned tax dollars, which is why last year we again balanced our budget without raising the General Fund property tax. As stewards of that money – your money – we commit to exercising the utmost fiscal responsibility in its management. Every decision about every dollar must be driven by a singular goal: to expand and strengthen Long Island’s middle class.

Every decision about every dollar must also be transparent to the citizens we serve. This website contains a wealth of information on pending legislation and committee meetings. In the coming year, you’ll also be able to view a live video stream of all of the Legislature’s General Meetings, which are held in Riverhead and Hauppauge. Thanks to the efforts of our Open Data Committee, we will continue to digitize more public records, which are accessible through a portal on this site.

If there is anything else that my staff and I can assist you with, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We look forward to working in partnership with you as together we build a stronger Suffolk in 2016.

DuWayne Gregory
Presiding Officer

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Weekly Calendar
05/04/16 - Presiding Officer Gregory Commends Legislator Browning, Nonprofit On Unveiling Of ‘Easter Rising’ Memorial
05/04/16 - Legislators And Police Commissioner Hold “Social Host” Roundtable - Cilmi Announces Proposed Changes
05/03/16 - 3rd Annual Veterans Appreciation Breakfast Honors Two Locals For A Lifetime Of Service To Our Country
05/03/16 - Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta And Officials Congratulate A Trio Of Eagle Scouts From St. James Boy Scout Troop 301
05/02/16 - Three Eagle Scouts Honored For Their Accomplishments
05/02/16 - Legislator Browning & Habitat For Humanity Raise Walls On New Home In North Bellport
05/02/16 - Suffolk County Offers Wastewater Treatment Plant Tour
05/02/16 - Barraga And Cochrane Congratulate Marlene Johnston Chairwoman Of The Women’s Advisory Commission
05/02/16 - South Huntington Public Library To Host American Legion “Old Glory” Flag Collection Box
04/29/16 - Community Donates 435 Pounds Of Pet Food And Supplies For Suffolk County Legislator Robert Trotta’s Pet Food Drive On Behalf Of Long Island Cares
04/29/16 - Suffolk County Hosts 3rd Annual Veterans Appreciation Breakfast
04/28/16 - Leslie Kennedy Meets With Commack-Kings Park Rotary
04/28/16 - Suffolk County Legislator Robert Trotta Congratulates Kings Park Boy Scout Troop 75’s Newest Eagles
04/26/16 - Barraga Honors Donna Periconi As "2016 Woman of Distinction" For The 11th Legislative District
04/25/16 - Legislative Committee Meetings Scheduled for East End
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