Town of Hempstead

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Town of Hempstead Supervisor

Responsibilities:

The Supervisor serves as the Chief Executive Officer of town government. He 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
2020 Meeting Schedule
January 7th 10:30 AM
January 21st 10:30 AM
February 4th 7:00 PM
February 25th 10:30 AM
March 3rd 7:00 PM
March 31st 10:30 AM
April 21st 7:00 PM
May 5th 10:30 AM
May 19th 10:30 AM
June 9th 10:30 AM
July 1st 10:30 AM
August 4th 10:30 AM
September 8th 10:30 AM
September 22nd 10:30 AM
October 1st 10:30 AM
October 13th 2:30 PM
October 13th 7:00 PM
November 17th 7:00 PM
December 8th 10:30 AM

Indicates Special Meeting

BZA Board of Appeals Hearings
2020 Hearing Schedule
January 8th 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
January 15th 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
January 29th 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
February 5th 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
February 12th 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
March 4th 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
March 11th 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
March 25th 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
April 1st 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
April 29th 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
May 13th 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
May 20th 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
June 10th 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
June 17th 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
July 8th 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
July 15th 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
August 12th 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
August 19th 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
September 16th 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
September 30th 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
October 7th 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
October 21st 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
October 28th 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
November 18th 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
December 2nd 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
December 9th 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM

Indicates cancelled meeting.


Events

Event Fliers

Event Notices

Town Agenda

Today (02/27/2020)

Town Wide

2020-02-27

African-American History Month Celebration

4:00 PM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY

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This Week (02/27 - 03/05)

Town Wide

2020-02-27

African-American History Month Celebration

4:00 PM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY

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This Month (February)

Receiver of Taxes

2020-02-03

Taxpayer Forums

7:00 PM
Island Trees Library
38 Farmedge Rd.
Levittown

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2020-02-03

Narcan Training

7:00 PM
Seaford Public Library
2234 Jackson Avenue
Seaford, NY

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Town Clerk

2020-02-03

Commuter & Baldwin Train Station Parking Passes Available for Purchase


Receiver of Taxes

2020-02-04

Taxpayer Forums

2:00 PM
Wantagh Library
3285 Park Ave.
Wantagh

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Receiver of Taxes

2020-02-10

Taxpayer Forums

2:30 PM
Elmont Memorial Library
700 Hempstead Tpke.
Elmont

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Receiver of Taxes

2020-02-12

Taxpayer Forums

2:00 PM
Roosevelt Library
27 West Fulton Ave.
Roosevelt

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Town Resources

2020-02-12

Civil Service Commission Meeting

9:30 AM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY

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Receiver of Taxes

2020-02-13

Taxpayer Forums

2:00 PM
Island Park Library
176 Long Beach Rd.
Island Park

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2020-02-13

Narcan Training

7:00 PM
Freeport Memorial Library
144 W. Merrick Road
Freeport, NY

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Receiver of Taxes

2020-02-24

Taxpayer Forums

2:00 PM
Floral Park Library
17 Caroline Ave.
Floral Park

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Town Resources

2020-02-25

Baldwin Local Planning Committee #4

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Baldwin High School
Baldwin, NY

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Town Clerk

2020-02-25

Baldwin Parking Passes

6:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Baldwin Train Station
Baldwin, NY


Receiver of Taxes

2020-02-26

Taxpayer Forums

2:00 PM
Rockville Centre Library
221 N. Village Ave.
Rockville Centre, NY

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2020-02-26

Narcan Training

7:00 PM
Wantagh Public Library
3285 Park Avenue
Wantagh, NY

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Town Wide

2020-02-27

African-American History Month Celebration

4:00 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