Town of Hempstead

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Town Officials

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.


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.


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.


Redacted Financial Disclosures

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Demographics

Information provided by ClearGov

Cleargov-population
Population
768,708
Cleargov-house
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
2018 Meeting Schedule
January 9 7:00 PM
January 23 10:30 AM
February 6 10:30 AM
February 20 7:00 PM
March 6 10:30 AM
March 20 10:30 AM
April 10 7:00 PM
April 24 10:30 AM
May 8 10:30 AM
May 22 10:30 AM
June 5 10:30 AM
June 19 7:00 PM
July 3 10:30 AM
August 7 10:30 AM
September 4 10:30 AM
September 20 10:30 AM
October 3 10:30 AM
October *Special Meeting* 15 10:30 AM
October
*Canceled by the Town Board 10/03/2018*
16 2:30 PM
October
*Canceled by the Town Board 10/03/2018*
16 7:00 PM
October *Budget Hearing Only*
*Canceled by the Town Board 10/16/2018*
23 2:30 PM
October *Budget Hearing Only*
*Canceled by the Town Board 10/16/2018*
23 7:00 PM
October *Budget Hearing Only* 30 2:30 PM
October *Budget Hearing Only* 30 7:00 PM
November 13 10:30 AM
November 27 7:00 PM
December 11 10:30 AM
BZA Board of Appeals Hearings
2018 Hearing Schedule
January 10 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
January 17 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
January 31 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
February 7 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
February 28 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
March 7 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
March 21 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
April 11 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
April 18 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
May 2 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
May 9 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
May 23 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
June 6 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
June 13 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
June 27 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
July 11 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
July 18 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
August 1 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
August 8 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
August 22 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
September 5 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
September 12 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
September 26 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
October 17 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
October 24 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
November 14 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
November 28 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
December 5 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
December 12 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM

Events

Event Fliers


Ongoing Events

Date Range Event
06/19/2018 - 06/19/2019 Fast Forward Fridays
07/01/2018 - 12/12/2018 Taxpayer's Seminars | Fall 2018
10/12/2018 - 02/12/2019 Taxpayer's Seminars | Winter 2018/2019

Town Agenda

Today (11/21/2018)

No Events Scheduled Today

This Week (11/21 - 11/28)

Town Wide

2018-11-22

Holiday

Town Hall closed in observance of Thanksgiving Day.


Town Wide

2018-11-23

Holiday

Town Hall closed in observance of Thanksgiving.


Town Resources

2018-11-26

TVASNAC Meeting

7 PM
Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion, Hempstead Town Hall, 1 Washington Street, Hempstead

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Receiver of Taxes

2018-11-26

Taxpayer's Seminars

7:00 PM
Floral Park Library
17 Caroline Ave, Floral Park

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Town Board

2018-11-27

Town Board Meeting

7 PM
Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion, 1 Washington Street, Hempstead

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Building & Zoning

2018-11-28

Board of Appeals

TIME TBD
Hempstead Town Hall, Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion, 1 Washington St., Hempstead.

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Receiver of Taxes

2018-11-28

Taxpayer's Seminars

2:00 PM
Bellmore Library
2288 Bedford Ave., Bellmore

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This Month (November)

Receiver of Taxes

2018-11-01

Taxpayer's Seminars

2:00 PM
Elmont Library
700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont

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Town Clerk

2018-11-03

Passport & Senior ID Event

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Veterans & Family & Senior Passport Event
Merrick Park
2550 Clubhouse Rd #1
Merrick, NY 11566

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Town Wide

2018-11-06

Holiday

Town Hall closed in observance of Election Day.


Town Clerk

2018-11-07

Senior ID Event

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wantagh Public Library
3285 Park Ave
Wantagh, NY 11793

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Receiver of Taxes

2018-11-08

Taxpayer's Seminars

7:00 PM
Hewlett-Woodmere Library
1125 Broadway, Hewlett

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Town Wide

2018-11-10

Shredding Program

8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Town Park Point Lookout
Lido Blvd., Point Lookout

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Town Wide

2018-11-12

Holiday

Town Hall closed in observance of Veterans Day.


Receiver of Taxes

2018-11-13

First Half 2018-2019 School Tax Due Date

Last day to pay First Half 2018-2019 School Tax without penalty.

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Town Board

2018-11-13

Town Board Meeting

10:30 AM
Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion, 1 Washington Street, Hempstead

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Receiver of Taxes

2018-11-13

Taxpayer's Seminars

2:00 PM
North Merrick Library
1691 Meadowbrook Rd., N. Merrick

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Building & Zoning

2018-11-14

Board of Appeals

TIME TBD
Hempstead Town Hall, Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion, 1 Washington St., Hempstead.

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Town Clerk

2018-11-14

Passport RV Event

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Franklin Square Public Library
19 Lincoln Rd
Franklin Square, NY 11010

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Town Resources

2018-11-15

Civil Service Commission Meeting

9:30 AM

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Receiver of Taxes

2018-11-15

Taxpayer's Seminars

7:00 PM
Seaford Library
2234 Jackson Ave., Seaford

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Town Clerk

2018-11-18

Passports & Senior ID Event

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Veterans & Family & Senior
Echo Park
399 Nassau Blvd
West Hempstead, NY 11552

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Receiver of Taxes

2018-11-19

Taxpayer's Seminars

7:00 PM
Garden City Library
60 7th Street, Garden City

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Town Wide

2018-11-22

Holiday

Town Hall closed in observance of Thanksgiving Day.


Town Wide

2018-11-23

Holiday

Town Hall closed in observance of Thanksgiving.


Town Resources

2018-11-26

TVASNAC Meeting

7 PM
Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion, Hempstead Town Hall, 1 Washington Street, Hempstead

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Receiver of Taxes

2018-11-26

Taxpayer's Seminars

7:00 PM
Floral Park Library
17 Caroline Ave, Floral Park

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Town Board

2018-11-27

Town Board Meeting

7 PM
Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion, 1 Washington Street, Hempstead

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Building & Zoning

2018-11-28

Board of Appeals

TIME TBD
Hempstead Town Hall, Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion, 1 Washington St., Hempstead.

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Receiver of Taxes

2018-11-28

Taxpayer's Seminars

2:00 PM
Bellmore Library
2288 Bedford Ave., Bellmore

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Receiver of Taxes

2018-11-29

Taxpayer's Seminars

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

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Helpline

Monday - Friday

9:00 AM - 4:45 PM

After hours, please contact the Department of Public Saftey 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