Message From Presiding Officer Robert Calarco

Welcome to the official website of the Suffolk County Legislature. 

I am deeply honored to have been elected to serve as Presiding Officer. It is humbling to have the confidence of my colleagues, and I am proud to serve alongside truly engaged people who bring their best to governance. As legislators, we share the goal of safeguarding the quality of life you expect as residents and as taxpayers of one of our nation’s greatest places to live.

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    Lawmakers Throw Support Behind Opportunity to Create Fire Island Wastewater Treatment Plan

    Legislators on Sept. 9, 2020 unanimously authorized the county to welcome applications for funding to create a comprehensive wastewater management plan on Fire Island, where nitrogen from wastewater is causing water quality degradation. Read on...
  2. Presiding Officer Calarco speaks at a podium in a plaza surrounded by lawmakers and advocates.

    Lawmakers, Community Members Highlight Diversity Initiatives, New Laws

    Suffolk County lawmakers recently stood with community members and advocates to highlight new anti-discrimination laws going into effect and to affirm their dedication to promoting diversity and inclusion. Read on...
  3. Deputy Presiding Officer Kara Hahn gives a proclamation to Page Logan Mazer.

    Legislature Pages Complete Remote Summer Internship Program

    The Legislature's Page Program went remote this year, giving 29 college and high school students the unique opportunity to intern through an online platform at a time when half of the internships in the U.S. were cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Read on...
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