Please note that our next CPOA meeting will be on Monday, September 18 @ 7:30 at the Senior Center. Our first speaker will be Liz Gaffney, reporting on the BOE. We will also have a BOT report from Trustee Bruce Torino.
From the GC Village website: “The Board of Trustees has scheduled a Public Opinion Poll on the St. Paul’s Main Building because we recognize the importance of determining community support for a path forward. The Public Opinion Poll will take place on Saturday, October 21, at the St. Paul’s Fieldhouse from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. This is an opportunity for your voices to be heard. All registered voters who live in the Village are encouraged to participate in the Public Opinion Poll. Absentee ballots will be available, as we would like this poll to be as inclusive as possible. In case you are not registered to vote,…
Posted on GC Village website (gardencityny.net): “Members of the Board of Trustees have attended every promenade this year and recognize that residents, especially those with young children, really enjoy the events and that it provides an opportunity for our community members to gather outdoors, enjoy each other’s company, and support local businesses. However, we have a responsibility to the community to keep our streets safe, and when an event challenges our ability to do this we can’t in good conscience continue the event. In light of these unfortunate circumstances, the remaining two Friday Night promenades – September 1 and 15, 2023…
St. Paul’s Update:Setting Date for ReferendumAccording to this week’s Garden City News, a decision will be made on setting the date of the non-binding referendum on the future of St. Paul’s at the next Board of Trustees meeting scheduled for Thursday, August 17th at Village Hall at 7:30 p.m.The three proposals that will appear on the referendum are: 1) demolition; 2) keeping the façade and adding modern construction behind it; and 3) restoring a portion of the building as a community center while making the rest of it safe from fire.Some residents believe that the proposed date in October is too soon and does not…
The Traffic Commission voted to make the speeed humps on 4th St permanent. See the GCNews for details.
The Garden City, Public, Library offers free museum passes to several museums on Long Island, and in New York City to library card holders. Please double click on the title of this post to see the list. You may pick the passes up with a Garden City Library.
To see the schedule of dates and themes for the Friday Night Promenades please double click on the title of this post . They will be held every other Friday (June 23, July 7, July 21, August 4, August 18, Sept 1 and Sept 15).
Nassau legislators will vote on Lease Transfer on May 22 – call them and let them know your opinion!
Congratulations to the winners and to all for their efforts on behalf of our Village. Mayor: Courtney- 1226:Flanagan 1351 Trustee: Chester 1215, Finneran 1514; Harrington 1312; Sullivan 1097; Veneziale 984 ; Williams 986
Here are just a few examples of how the POAs responded and supported residents after a concern was raised: Traffic • 2014 : Traffic safety issues were raised at a CPOA meeting which resulted in the initiation of a traffic study for the Central section and hiring Traffic Consultant Creighton Manning Company in 2018. This report was presented and the GC POAs plan to utilize this study as a pilot to then expand throughout all sections of the village for the improved safety of all residents • WPOA has been raising awareness of traffic/safety issues arising in the 4 areas off the New Hyde Park corridor and are working with Nassau County…