Ulster County Comptroller March Gallagher Re-Elected

November 3, 2021Press

“I’m proud of all we’ve accomplished over the last two years in terms of improving transparency and accountability in county government,” Gallagher said. “I look forward to continuing to serve the people of Ulster County, and to highlighting quality of life issues such as housing, mental health services, and the cost of hosting the New … Read More

Gallagher re-elected; Ulster has new Family Court Judge

November 3, 2021Press

Ulster County Comptroller, March Gallagher, who was unopposed, won re-election to serve her first full four-year term as Ulster County Comptroller. Gallagher was first elected to the position in 2019 when she ran to fill a vacancy. Mid Hudson News | 11/3/21

Ulster IDA gets comptroller’s suggestions for housing policy

October 19, 2021Press

Gallagher, who was a board member from 2006-08 and its administrator from 2011-13, said that recent public controversy over the Kingstonian tax breaks showed a need for getting public input into the agency policy. She added that an agency policy change that accommodated Kingstonian developers may have been “policy clean up” but damaged trust in … Read More

Ulster County emergency housing is facing an emergency

October 13, 2021Press

“Ulster County is experiencing a housing crisis,” in particular how it impacts those who are living in emergency shelters, County Comptroller March Gallagher said in a report she released on Tuesday. Mid Hudson News | 10/13/2021

Supreme Court upholds county comptroller’s audit authority over UCRRA

October 2, 2021Press

“The Ulster County Charter unequivocally deputizes the comptroller’s office as the chief auditing officer to undergo this function,” the court decision stated. “This dispels several semantic arguments advanced by petitioners, namely, that the county is a separate entity than the comptroller, as the vendor agreement allows for any other persons duly authorized by the county, … Read More

Ulster County comptroller has audit authority over RRA, judge rules

October 1, 2021Press

Gallagher has said the records will allow her to determine whether the agency has met the terms of grants awarded to it and followed contractual obligations, and also whether it has played favorites when selling dirt that results from the composting of food waste. Daily Freeman | 10/1/21

Ulster County comptroller, clerk, Family Court judge candidate running unopposed

September 28, 2021Press

A Rosendale resident, Gallagher is a lawyer a former president and chief executive officer of Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley, a position she left to run for comptroller two years ago. She previously was chief strategy officer for Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress, deputy planning director and director of business services for Ulster County, … Read More

Gallagher hints at surplus as sales tax pours in

September 16, 2021Press

Ulster County Comptroller March Gallagher has released the 2021  Second Quarter Financial Report. Second-quarter financials show that the County continues to enjoy historic growth rates in sales and occupancy tax collections while reductions in the county workforce reduced year-to-date expenditures. 2021 Second Quarter Financial Report Mid Hudson News | 9/16/21