President's Message

As the courts prepare to bring everyone back to work at a 100% capacity...

As the courts prepare to bring everyone back to work at a 100% capacity...

As the courts prepare to bring everyone back to work at a 100% capacity...

President's Message
Apr 28, 2021
A Look-Back at COVID

A Look-Back at COVID

As we reach the one-year anniversary of this horrific pandemic, we must reflect...

President's Message
Mar 16, 2021
2% Raise Deferred - Again

2% Raise Deferred - Again

OCA has opted to continue to defer our raise...

President's Message
Feb 26, 2021
Who is Running the Courts?

Who is Running the Courts?

These past months have been crazy, to say the least. ..

President's Message
Feb 12, 2021
COVID-19 Vaccinations

COVID-19 Vaccinations

As you may be aware, Court Officers and sworn Peace Officers are now included in Phase 1B and are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine which begins today January 11, 2021...

President's Message
Jan 12, 2021
Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

As we look forward to this Thanksgiving and spending it with family and friends, and the Governor watching, we must reflect on the past nine months...

President's Message
Dec 25, 2020
Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

On behalf of myself and the COBANC Executive Board we would like to wish you and your family a safe and happy holiday season. May the days ahead be merry and bright!

President's Message
Dec 23, 2020
Don't Forget to Vote

Don't Forget to Vote

We hope this message finds you and your family safe and healthy. We would like to remind everyone, while at work in the courthouses, to be courteous of your fellow members by practicing good hygiene...

President's Message
Oct 30, 2020
We Will Never Forget

We Will Never Forget

Tuesday, September 11, 2001. It started as a beautiful day. The sky was a certain shade of blue that you rarely see. The air had a bite to it signaling the upcoming onset of fall...

President's Message
Sep 11, 2020
Happy Labor Day

Happy Labor Day

Happy Labor Day COBANC members! While this Labor Day will be more subdue than normal, with limited barbecues and smaller gatherings, it does not change the fact that this is our holiday...

President's Message
Sep 7, 2020
Executive Board Nominations

Executive Board Nominations

Nominations forms were returned. One nomination was void because it was not seconded by anyone or signed. The nominations are as follows...

President's Message
Aug 11, 2020
Coronavirus Screening Courthouse Visitors

Coronavirus Screening Courthouse Visitors

COBANC opposes the temperature screening that began Monday, June 6. While we are not opposed to the temperature screening of court users, we are opposed to how it is being implemented...

President's Message
Jul 7, 2020
Happy Indpendence Day

Happy Indpendence Day

As we prepare to celebrate Independence Day, albeit by social distancing and wearing masks, I must wonder how much longer will we be celebrating our country's history...

President's Message
Jul 2, 2020
Return to In-Person Operations in Nassau County - Phase 2

Return to In-Person Operations in Nassau County - Phase 2

On Monday, June 8 Administrative Judge Hon. Norman St. George issued a Memo regarding Phase Two of the Return to In-Person Operations on June 12, 2020...

President's Message
Jun 12, 2020
A New Work Environment

A New Work Environment

As Phase 1 has begun, we found ourselves in a whole new work environment. All courts are currently undergoing a "remodel" and COBANC is working with local OCA and Beaver Street to achieve the safest environment to return to...

President's Message
Jun 5, 2020
Return to In-Person Operations in Nassau County - Phase 1

Return to In-Person Operations in Nassau County - Phase 1

Today the New York State court system issued an email alert announcing they will gradually resume in-person operations in Nassau and Suffolk counties on Friday, May 29...

President's Message
May 27, 2020
COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

On May 7 COBANC participated in a remote meeting with all the Court Unions and OCA...

President's Message
May 8, 2020
COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

I hope this email finds you all safe and healthy. A few things that are coming down the pipe that you all should be aware of...

President's Message
Apr 29, 2020
Feeding our Heroes

Feeding our Heroes

Dear Malverne Feeding Our Heroes, I would like to take this opportunity to thank the organizers of "Malverne Feeding Our Heroes...

President's Message
Apr 15, 2020
April Meeting Canceled

April Meeting Canceled

The General Membership Meeting (originally planned for April 15) is being postponed until further notice...

President's Message
Apr 6, 2020
April 1 Paychecks Delayed

April 1 Paychecks Delayed

Although paychecks dated April 1, 2020 were confirmed on March 24, 2020, the Office of the New York State Comptroller is not permitted to distribute funds dated in the new fiscal year...

President's Message
Mar 31, 2020