COUNTY CLERK MICROFILM DIVISION HONORED
(MINEOLA, NY) Nassau County Clerk Maureen O’Connell is pleased to announce that the Records Management Microfilm Division of the County Clerk’s Office has been honored as recipients of an award sponsored by the NYS Office of Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities (VESID) in recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). Nominated by the North Shore University Hospital Vocational Rehabilitation Training Center for its outstanding participation in their training program, this award acknowledges the Microfilm Division’s efforts in supporting disabled individuals by providing vocational training and employment.
The County Clerk’s Office has been working with the Vocational Training Program since 1986. Currently, nine of the Division’s part time employees have participated in this initiative, and work in document archiving. Participants also use the training received from the Microfilm Division to achieve full time employment in other venues. These valuable employees work under the direction of Division Supervisor Bruce Thomas and Assistant Supervisor Jim Hall, in coordination with North Shore University Hospital liaison Jessica Nicosia. This honor reflects the Clerk’s Office long standing dedication to the Vocational Training Program.
On October 17th, Bruce and Jim, on behalf of the Clerk’s Office, accepted the local NDEAM award which stated: “To acknowledge leadership in workforce development to increase employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities”
County Clerk O’Connell extends her congratulations to the Microfilm Division on this wonderful recognition and her appreciation for their contributions to the County and the community at large.
Pictured with County Clerk Maureen O’Connell are the staff members of the Microfilm Division
(from left to right) County Clerk Maureen O’Connell,
Microfilm Division Supervisor Bruce Thomas and Assistant Supervisor Jim Hall
ENTERATE HOY REPORTS ON THE NASSAU COUNTY CLERK'S OFFICE
(MINEOLA, NY) An article appeared in the July 2, 2008 edition of Entérate Hoy, an area Spanish language newspaper, on a recent visit to the Office of Nassau County Clerk Maureen O’Connell. This is the first in a series of reports that will showcase the many services provided by the Clerk’s Office and share with readers how the Office can assist them.
NASSAU COUNTY CLERK'S OFFICE TO RECEIVE GRANT FUNDING
(Mineola, NY) Nassau County Clerk Maureen O’Connell is pleased to announce that the New York State Archives has selected the Clerk’s Office to be awarded a $61,500 grant through the Local Government Records Management Improvement Fund (LGRMIF). The grant will assist the Clerk’s Office in updating storage facilities vital to its records management operation. The County Clerk currently maintains County archival records for which upgraded storage will support compliance with New York State standards. Also, the County Clerk serves as the Clerk to the Supreme Court and is responsible for the archiving of all civil court records which are retained permanently.
LGRMIF was established to assist New York’s local governments to improve the administration of their record management and archival operations. This is the second year in a row that the Nassau County Clerk’s Office has been chosen to receive grant funding in what is usually a very competitive process in which 700 local governments apply each year. Residents interested in further information about the services provided by the County Clerk are welcome to come to the office at 240 Old Country Road in Mineola, can contact the office at 516-571-2664 or visit the website at http://www.nassaucountyny.gov/agencies/Clerk/index.html.