Very basically, the Legislature is the policy-making branch of County government. We make some of the laws that impact Suffolk County residents and businesses. Additionally, we amend and adopt the County Executive's proposed Operating Budget (make this a link) and Capital Budget (make this a link).
The County is responsible (in part) for:
Maintaining County roads and buildings
Administering most public assistance
Providing for public safety through the Police Department, Sheriff's Department, District Attorney and Probation, as well as operate three correctional facilities;
Overseeing public and environmental health
Funding Suffolk County Community College
Managing a variety of Civil Service responsibilities
Providing a variety of referral services and funding related to veterans, seniors and disabled persons among others
Providing for public transportation through our bus system
Providing consumer protection through our Department of Labor, Licensing and Consumer Affairs
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Clickthis link https://gis3.suffolkcountyny.gov/VoterInformation/, then click on search andinput your address to ascertain your County, State and Federal representatives.
Generally, the office is open from 9:00 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday; however, after-hour appointments can be made to accommodate individual needs.
For information or help with any County department or service, or a wide variety of other questions or concerns involving public safety, public assistance, taxes, road maintenance, substance abuse, consumer protection...virtually any question you might have relative to public affairs, we can either provide direct assistance or direct you to the proper place.
Click this link: http://dpw.suffolkcountyny.gov/highsrs/ to access the County's Public Works Road Maintenance portal.
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