It is my distinct honor to serve as Presiding Officer of the Suffolk County Legislature and I am proud to be part of this effective governing body. We represent nearly 1.5 million people in eighteen legislative districts throughout Suffolk County, addressing the needs of local districts while collaborating to meet the challenge of continuing to provide essential services by balancing need and affordability.
The vitality of Suffolk County depends upon our collective resolve to push forward with initiatives to increase economic development, preserve our natural resources, culture and history while maintaining sound fiscal management. As Presiding Officer I will continue to build consensus in cooperation with the County Executive while protecting the independence of the Legislature as a co-equal branch of county government.
I welcome you to the Legislature’s website and I invite you to peruse it for comprehensive, updated information about Suffolk County government and listen live to the meetings of the Legislature.
I continue to strive to grow our economy, streamline expenditures and diminish the county deficit. It is my goal to provide our residents with the best possible services and quality of life to be found anywhere in our great nation.