The New Hyde Park Village Board of Trustees held a meeting on Tuesday, March 5. Here are some things you may have missed.
2013 Memorial Day Parade
- Trustee Lawrence Montreuil announced that the 2013 Memorial Day Parade will continue as scheduled on its traditional route.
- “After some conversation with the commander of the VFW, he’s decided not to change the route this year so it will be as advertised,” Montreuil said.
The following businesses were granted license renewals:
- Mario & Aleidy Landscaping (Queens Village)
- Chilelli Landscaping (Elmont)
- Calabro Landscaping (East Meadow)
- Dom’s Landscaping (Garden City Park)
- Galdino’s Landscaping (Flushing)
- Rose Garden Landscaping (Garden City Park)
- I & A Outdoor Services doing business as Z-Best Rubbish Removal (West Babylon)
- AVF Development (Garden City Park).
- The zoning board of appeals has a meeting scheduled for March 13. However, as of Tuesday night there were no cases on the docket.
- The architectural review board will meet on March 6 at 7:30 p.m. at the village hall and hear three cases: 524 North Seventh St. (full second-story addition); 516 Ingraham Lane (variance granted by zoning board for yard encroachment for a second floor addition); 1115 Jericho Turnpike Roslyn Savings Bank sign permit).
- The village court heard two cases on February 20: 5 Millers Lane (hazardous tree that was ordered to be removed by March 8 or face subsequent fines); 704 Seventh Ave. (defendant pled guilty to violation of failure to renew permits on electrical certificates). The court will hear more building department cases on March 20 at 6:30 p.m.
- Rental registration in the village is still ongoing. A total of 60 apartments have been inspected so far. The process is expected to be completed by mid-March.
- The building department issued 24 permits during the month of February.
2013 Village Election
- A list of proposed election inspectors for the March 19, 2013 village elections was approved by the board as follows:
- inspectors: Mary Lane
- clerks: Barbara Percorny; Margaret Palmer, Stella Boyle.
- The candidates and terms for the 2013 village election are as follows:
- mayor (4 years): Robert A. Lofaro
- trustees (4 years): Donald Barbieri, Lawrence J. Montreuil
- village justice (4 years): Christopher Devane.
- The polling location will be at Marcus Christ Hall.
- There will be no public meting of the village board on March 19 due to election day.
Special Use Hearings
- A special use hearing for Angelo Perrone to add a kitchen cooking facility to a bakery at 1200 Jericho Turnpike will be held on Tuesday, March 26 at 7:30 p.m.
- A second special use hearing will also take place to hear public comment on the 39th year of the community development block grant.
Other Board News
- During a work session the board passed a workplace violence prevention policy fulfilling a department of labor requirement that every business and organization have such a policy written and clearly disseminated to employees.
- A request from Sandro Landscaping to waive a $100 late filing fee was tentatively denied. Deputy mayor Robert Lofaro said that the issue would be brought up before the village attorney and be discussed during the staff meeting.
- The board approved a request from Mildred Tessone for two temporary B-class parking permits for a six-month period relating to a short-term rental for persons living in a two-family home who were displaced due to Hurricane Sandy.
- The Katie McBride Foundation’s fourth annual Katie’s 5K Run will be held on Sunday, June 23 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. The route will begin on North Ninth Place and Lakeville Road at the New Hyde Park Funeral Home and runs along Brooklyn Avenue, Hillside Boulevard, William Street, Lincoln Avenue, Albert Street and culminates in Memorial Park. This year the finish line will be inside the park as opposed to having the finish line on Albert Street.
- The New Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce will hold their monthly meeting on March 21 at 6 p.m. at the New Hyde Park Inn. The guest speaker will be Craig Jennings.
- The 2013 New Hyde Park Little League parade will be on April 6.
- Daylight Savings Time begins on Sunday, March 10. The New Hyde Park Fire Department reminds residents to check and/or change the batteries in their smoke detectors.
- Trustee Donald Barbieri noted that he would have meetings with the cultural commission on Wednesday night regarding several entertainments acts that are set for the spring and summer seasons.
The next meeting of the New Hyde Park Village Board will be on Tuesday, March 26 at 7:30 p.m.