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Ed Romaine

County Executive

Edward P. Romaine was elected Suffolk County Executive in November of 2023, the most recent chapter in a lifetime of service to the residents of Suffolk County. Prior to his election, Mr. Romaine served as Brookhaven Town Supervisor for 12 years, where he championed environmental and quality of life issues in while significantly strengthening the Town’s finances.

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About Suffolk County

Suffolk County comprises 1000 square miles of eastern two-thirds of Long Island. Long Island itself extends 120 miles into the Atlantic Ocean, East from New York City. The distance from the Nassau County border to Montauk Point is 86 miles. At Suffolk County's widest point the distance from Long Island Sound to the southern shore is 26 miles.


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Departments and Divisions under the County Executive

Office for the Aging

The Suffolk County Office for the Aging is the designated Area Agency on Aging under the Older Americans Act. For over 40 years, Suffolk County Office for the Aging has administered federal, state and county programs for persons 60 years of age and older.

Minority Affairs

The mission of Minority Affairs is to address the needs of African-American Advisory Board, Hispanic Advisory Board, Asian-American Advisory Board, Muslim-American Advisory Board, Jewish Advisory Board, and other minority residents of Suffolk County.

People with Disabilities

The primary mission of the Suffolk County Office for People with Disabilities is to work for the benefit of Suffolk County's 283,000 people with disabilities.

Veterans Service Agency

Suffolk County is home to the largest population of veterans in New York State, and has one of the largest veterans’ populations of any county in the United States. We take our responsibility seriously when it comes to providing services for those who have sacrificed and risked so much for this country.

Women's Services

The Office of Women’s Services is a county agency that serves women in all walks of life, at all times and passages in their lives. This is done through a number of services most are free and all are available to everyone.

Youth Bureau

The mission of the Suffolk County Youth Bureau is to successfully meet the needs of Suffolk County Youth, under the age of 21, by ensuring effective countywide planning, thoughtful development, and efficiency in the management of resources necessary to sustain the County’s youth service system.

Budget Office

The County Charter requires the County Executive to manage the entire budget- making procedure for Operating, Community College and Capital Budgets. The Operating Budget is the largest and most complex budget prepared by this division.

Intergovernmental Relations

The Division of Intergovernmental Relations serves primarily as the liaison between all levels of government on behalf of the County Executive. Intergovernmental Relations works to develop strong effective relationships with the Federal, State, County and Town governments to ensure that programs, grants, aid and other benefits are afforded to the residents of Suffolk County. Through this division, many local concerns are addressed and are often brought to the attention of our representatives at the State and Federal levels.

Stop-DWI

The Special Traffic Options Program for Driving While Intoxicated (STOP-DWI) is a comprehensive program designed specifically to reduce the incidence of alcohol-related traffic fatalities and injuries in New YorkState. County governments are empowered by state law to develop and implement a yearly plan of action that addresses impaired enforcement, prosecution, probation, rehabilitation, public information and education.

Laws of Suffolk County

The Laws of Suffolk County, searchable and divided by chapter.

Suffolk County Judicial Facilities Agency

The Agency was created by Chapter 200 of the Law of 1999, State of N.Y. The Agency is a corporate governmental agency, constituting a public benefit corporation, duly created and is authorized to acquire, erect, build, alter, improve, extend, renovate the Cohalan Court Complex. The Agency is empowered to make contracts,and leases, borrow money, and issue special obligation bonds for all of these stated purposes.

County Executive News

Suffolk County Executive Romaine, SCPD Announce Results from Operation Smoke Out

Initiative targeted businesses selling illegal vape products and selling vapes to underage people

Suffolk County Executive Romaine Announces Release of Videos Promoting Mental & Behavioral Health

Videos are Addressed to Members of Law Enforcement & Civilian Workforce

HAUPPAUGE, NY— Suffolk County Executive Ed Romaine today announced the release of two public service announcement videos addressed to members of law enforcement and the County’s civilian workforce as part of Mental Health Awareness Month. Content provides viewers with available resources and addresses the stigmas associated with mental and behavioral health.

The videos are released in the aftermath of four Suffolk County law enforcement members taking their lives earlier this year.

“Mental and behavioral health knows no boundaries and affects everybody regardless of age, gender, ethnicity and profession,” said Romaine. “In Suffolk County, we are fully committed to providing our employees with the resources not only to do their jobs effectively, but to live a prosperous life. Through this initiative we want to remove the stigmas and stereotypes associated with mental health.”

The County’s video directed to members of local law enforcement includes representation from the Suffolk County Police Benevolent Association, Suffolk County Superior Officers Association, Suffolk County Detectives Association, Suffolk County Probation Officers Association, Suffolk County Deputy Sheriff’s Police Benevolent Association and Suffolk County Correction Officers Association. The video can be found here.

The video message addressed to Suffolk County’s civilian workforce includes representation from the Suffolk County Association of Municipal Employees and members from the Office of the County Executive, Department of Public Works, Parks Department and the Department of Social Services. The video can be found here.

The latest initiative is part of the County’s ongoing to foster collaboration among the County’s workforce, which is comprised of approximately 10,000 employees and retirees.

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County Executive Romaine, Legislator Lennon Announce Veteran’s Traffic Court in Operation

The Traffic and Parking Violation Agency Veterans Traffic court to be held on the third Friday of every month

County Executive Romaine Recognizes 911 Operators for Roles in Delivering Two Babies

Suffolk County FRES Dispatchers Assist with Two Births Over the Phone in 14-Hour Span

County Executive Romaine Announces Funding for Youth Sports Programs

Suffolk County Youth Bureau Accepting Applications to Support Underserved Youth

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Suffolk County Government

H. Lee Dennison Bldg

100 Veterans Memorial Hwy
P.O. Box 6100
Hauppauge, NY 11788

Riverhead County Center

County Road 51
Riverhead, NY 11901