William O'Neil officially sworn in as Dutchess County executive

O'Neil has worked in Dutchess County government since 2005, and was appointed deputy county executive by Molinaro.

News 12 Staff

Jan 4, 2023, 5:31 PM

Updated 529 days ago

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Dutchess County officially has a new county executive as William O'Neil was officially sworn into office Tuesday night in Poughkeepsie to replace Marc Molinaro.
O'Neil has worked in Dutchess County government since 2005, and was appointed deputy county executive by Molinaro.
While his talk on policy was limited, O'Neil says his goals include improving efficiency and delivering core government services to the growing number of people in need. "As I move into this role...this final role, in what has been an extensive work career, I humbly accept the responsibility and as I stated, I will look to God for the knowledge, the wisdom, the discernment and the strength to deliver the expected results of the citizens of Dutchess County."
He says he looks forward to completing projects he and Molinaro started, and kicking off new ones.


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