It’s official: TechCity site has new owners

December 22, 2021Press

[Ulster County Comptroller March Gallagher] said she is primarily concerned about the decision by the agency to authorize a contract of sale before getting an appraisal on the site and the lack of a justification by the agency to sell the property at a price that will likely be less than fair market value. Gallagher … Read More

Comptroller: COVID cost Ulster taxpayers at least $5.6 million in 2020

December 10, 2021Press

“Taxpayers deserve to know how much the pandemic has cost in total and for specific services such as the drive through testing facilities,” Gallagher said. “That level of specificity is not available because cost tracking was not ubiquitous or consistent as the county ramped up COVID operations. Mid Hudson News| 12/10/21

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