Town of Hempstead

Proposed 2019 Capital Plan and the 2019-2023 Multi-Year Capital Improvement Plan

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Town Officials

Town of Hempstead Supervisor

Responsibilities:

The Supervisor serves as the Chief Executive Officer of town government. She presides at all Town Board meetings, directing the legislative and administrative functions of that body. The Supervisor also oversees the day-to-day operations of a municipal government of 24 departments, employing just under 2,000 people, and providing services to over 760,000 residents. As the Chief Financial Officer of the township, the Supervisor is responsible for the implementation of the town's budget.


Town of Hempstead Council Members

Responsibilities:

Council members are responsible for adopting the annual budget, adopting and amending the town code and the building zone ordinances, adopting all traffic regulations, and hearing applications for changes of zone and special exceptions to zoning codes.

Each council member maintains an office in Hempstead Town Hall, located at One Washington Street, Hempstead, New York 11550.


Town of Hempstead Clerk

Responsibilities:

The Town Clerk's Office maintains Town Board records and publishes notices of public hearings. It records town ordinances, local laws, personnel actions, petitions, proof of publication, annual budgets, assessment rolls, fiscal reports, notice of liens, subpoena and court actions, bond and note registers, zoning ordinances and maps. As town registrar, the office keeps birth and death records, issues birth, death and fetal certificates, burial permits, conducts genealogical searches, and issues marriage licenses and various permits. Additionally, the Town Clerk's office performs wedding ceremonies. The office processes applications for rezoning, public garages, modification of restrictive covenants, gasoline storage tanks, and GSS ordinances. The clerk is also the custodian of town records dating back to 1644 and maintains an inactive records center and historical archive.


Town of Hempstead Receiver Of Taxes

Responsibilities:

The Receiver of Taxes is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Office of Receiver of Taxes. This office collects taxes for 99 special districts and 33 school districts, and disburses the monies to school district treasures without charge. Its other functions include billing and collection processes, encompassing complete banking, record maintenance, mail and accounting functions. The department also collects, free of charge, Nassau County taxes on properties within the town borders.



Demographics

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Cleargov-population
Population
768,708
8,308%
HIGHER THAN
STATE MEDIAN
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Median Home Value
$411,700
44%
HIGHER THAN
STATE MEDIAN
Cleargov-income
Median Household Income
$97,034
60%
HIGHER THAN
STATE MEDIAN

* Data source: 2016 US Census Bureau, American Community Survey. Home value data includes all types of owner-occupied housing.


Meeting
Schedules

Town Board Meetings
2019 Meeting Schedule
January 8 7:00 PM 
January 22 10:30 AM
February 5 7:00 PM
February 26 10:30 AM
March 12 7:00 PM
April 2 10:30 AM
April 16 10:30 AM
May 7 10:30 AM
May 21 10:30 AM
June 11 7:00 PM
July 2 10:30 AM
August 6 10:30 AM
September 3 10:30 AM
September 24 7:00 PM
October 2 10:30 AM
October 16 2:30 PM
October 16 7:00 PM
November 12 10:30 AM
December 10 10:30 AM
BZA Board of Appeals Hearings
2019 Hearing Schedule
January 9 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
January 16 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
January 30 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
February 6 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
February 27 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
March 6 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
March 20 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
April 10 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
April 17 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
May 1 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
May 8 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
May 22 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
June 5 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
June 12 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
June 26 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
July 10 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
July 17 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
August 7 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
August 14 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
August 28 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
September 4 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
September 11 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
September 25 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
October 16 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
October 23 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
November 13 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
November 20 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
December 4 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
December 11 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM

Events

Event Fliers

Town Agenda

Today (05/22/2019)

Building & Zoning

2019-05-22

Board of Appeals

9:30 AM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY 11550

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Building & Zoning

2019-05-22

Board of Appeals

2:00 PM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY 11550

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Town Resources

2019-05-22

Civil Service Commission Meeting

9:30 AM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY

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This Week (05/22 - 05/29)

Town Resources

2019-05-22

Civil Service Commission Meeting

9:30 AM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY

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Building & Zoning

2019-05-22

Board of Appeals

9:30 AM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY 11550

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Building & Zoning

2019-05-22

Board of Appeals

2:00 PM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY 11550

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Citizen Services

2019-05-23

Smart Seniors

1:00 PM
Merrick Senior Center
2550 Clubhouse Road
Merrick, NY

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Building & Zoning

2019-05-29

Community Town Hall Presentations

7:00 PM
Elmont Memorial Library
700 Hempstead Turnpike
Elmont, NY

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This Month (May)

Building & Zoning

2019-05-01

Board of Appeals

9:30 AM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY 11550

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Building & Zoning

2019-05-01

Board of Appeals

2:00 PM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY 11550

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2019-05-02

NYS Empire State Development

9:00 AM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY

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2019-05-02

Baldwin Town Hall Meeting

7:00 PM
Baldwin High School Cafeteria
841 Ethel T. Kloberg Drive
Baldwin, NY 11510

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2019-05-05

Summer Job Fair

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Hempstead Town Hall
Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion
One Washington Street, Hempstead

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2019-05-06

NYS Environmental Quality Review

7:00 PM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY 11550

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Town Board

2019-05-07

Town Board Meeting

10:30 AM
One Washington St
Hempstead, NY 11550

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Building & Zoning

2019-05-08

Board of Appeals

9:30 AM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY 11550

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Building & Zoning

2019-05-08

Board of Appeals

2:00 PM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY 11550

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2019-05-09

Israeli Flag Raising

12:00 PM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY

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2019-05-10

Thin Blue Line Flag Raising

12:00 PM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY

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2019-05-16

Community Town Hall Presentation

7:00 PM
Rockville Centre Public Library
221 North Village Avenue
Rockville Centre, NY

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Town Resources

2019-05-20

TVASNAC

7:00 PM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY

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Town Board

2019-05-21

Town Board Meeting

10:30 AM
One Washington St
Hempstead, NY 11550

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Town Resources

2019-05-22

Civil Service Commission Meeting

9:30 AM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY

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Building & Zoning

2019-05-22

Board of Appeals

9:30 AM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY 11550

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Building & Zoning

2019-05-22

Board of Appeals

2:00 PM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY 11550

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Citizen Services

2019-05-23

Smart Seniors

1:00 PM
Merrick Senior Center
2550 Clubhouse Road
Merrick, NY

View Event

Building & Zoning

2019-05-29

Community Town Hall Presentations

7:00 PM
Elmont Memorial Library
700 Hempstead Turnpike
Elmont, NY

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2019-05-31

Asian Pacific American Flag Raising

12:00 PM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY

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Helpline

Monday - Friday

9:00 AM - 4:45 PM

After hours, please contact the Department of Public Safety at (516) 538 - 1900

The Helpline is a service designed for residents seeking information and assistance from town government. The Helpline will quickly and accurately provide answers to the many questions residents may have regarding the wide range of municipal services available to them.

Town of Hempstead Helpline