2012-02-08 / Civics and Politics
Odell Presses to Tighten County Government
Moves to consolidate office space; sell excess
During his 20 years as Putnam County Executive, Robert Bondi believed in expanding governmental services by purchasing properties rather than renting them. Now, the county's current executive, MaryEllen Odell, is hoping to unload many of those parcels by consolidating governmental services and, ideally, reaping real estate revenue for county coffers.