Garden City Central Property Owners Association

CPOA Information

Amended Child Restraint Law In Effect

The Garden City Village Board and Police Department would like residents to be aware of the amended Child Restraint law,which became enforceable effective November 1, 2019. The new law requires all back-seat passengers under the age of two be restrained in a rear-facing specially designed seat that conforms to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety standards. The rear-facing seat must be permanently affixed to the vehicle or affixed by a safety belt. The new law also applies to school buses. The previous law required all children under the age of eight be placed in an appropriate child restraint system. The new law was enacted because children under two years…
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Monitoring Wells in the East

The Environmental Protection Agency plans to drill four wells in the East to monitor underground water pollution caused by a plume from the old Mitchel Field Air Force base that is moving south from that location, according to Public Works Superintendent Joseph DiFrancisco. Garden Street, the intersection of Tremont Street and Garden Street and the intersection of Willow and Tremont streets are the three proposed locations for the four wells; the Willow/Tremont intersection is slated to have two wells. Drilling is expected to begin this month. The EPA, at the Village’s insistence, will not be doing any work in regards…
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GAS MAIN PROJECT ON HARVARD STREET

National grid, in an effort to improve gas service to residents in Garden City will begin mobilizing and installing a new gas main on Harvard Street during the week of Sept 30, 2019: The project is expected to take  approximately 2 months to complete. Local road closures may occur however residents will have access to their driveways at the end of each day. Any sidewalks and or grass areas that are disturbed will be fully restored by National Grid. The road will be open for emergency vehicles. Notices will be handed out by National Grid to residents in the project…
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St. Paul’s Plan Proposal

“The Village Board of Trustees, having interviewed candidates for construction management services, on January 17, approved a resolution to “seek a viable use of the St. Paul’s buildings … that generates some revenue to offset costs, has uses that are attractive to residents and include preservation of signicant portions of the interior and exterior” of the building.” – GC News Click to read more at GC News: https://www.gcnews.com/articles/board-moving-forward-with-st-pauls-plan/ https://www.gardencityny.net/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={A132271E-127F-4BEC-A1C9-444EF81DD651}

Welcome to the CPOA Website

The CPOA serves as a civic association providing a venue for its residents to voice their concerns on village matters affecting the central section as well as providing representation to the Mayor and the Village Board of Trustees.  Our monthly meetings are open to all central residents during which reports are given by the officers and directors as well as our village Trustees.  We encourage an open dialogue among the CPOA board, the Trustees and the residents on current village issues.

Water Tower Replacement Project

The demolition of the Old Country Rd water tower will be commencing the week of April 8th. Mobilization of equipment, including a crane, onto the job site will start next week. During this time the sidewalk in front of the tower on Old Country Road will be closed and will remain closed for the duration of the project. We expect this project to take approximately 12-14 months to complete. During the duration of the project you might periodically experience traffic on Old Country Road due to the entrance and exit of construction vehicles, we ask that you exercise caution driving…
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