Town of Hempstead

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Town of Hempstead Supervisor


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


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


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


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.


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

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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

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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.

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Town of Hempstead Helpline