Town of Hempstead


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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.


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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
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

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Ongoing Events

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

Town Agenda

Today (01/19/2019)

No Events Scheduled Today

This Week (01/19 - 01/26)

Receiver of Taxes

2019-01-23

Taxpayer's Seminars

7:00 PM
Valley Stream Village Hall
123 S. Central Ave., Valley Stream

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Receiver of Taxes

2019-01-24

Taxpayer's Seminars

7:00 PM
Wantagh Library
3285 Park Ave., Wantagh

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Receiver of Taxes

2019-01-24

Taxpayer's Seminars

2:00 PM
West Hempstead Library
500 Hempstead Ave., West Hempstead

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Town Wide

2019-01-25

India Flag Raising

9:30 AM
Hempstead Town Hall
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY

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This Month (January)

Receiver of Taxes

2019-01-07

Taxpayer's Seminars

7:00 PM
Hempstead Library
115 Nichols Ct., Hempstead

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Town Board

2019-01-08

Town Board Meeting

7:00 PM
One Washington St
Hempstead, NY 11550

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Receiver of Taxes

2019-01-09

Taxpayer's Seminars

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

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Building & Zoning

2019-01-09

Board of Appeals

9:30 AM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY 11550

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Building & Zoning

2019-01-09

Board of Appeals

2:00 PM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY 11550

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Receiver of Taxes

2019-01-10

Taxpayer's Seminars

7:00 PM
Rockville Centre Library
221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre

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Town Wide

2019-01-10

Baldwin Revitalization Project Update

7:30 PM
Baldwin Middle School
3211 Schreiber Place
Baldwin, NY 11510

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Receiver of Taxes

2019-01-14

Taxpayer's Seminars

2:00 PM & 7:00 PM
West Hempstead Library
500 Hempstead Ave., West Hempstead

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Receiver of Taxes

2019-01-15

Taxpayer's Seminars

2:00 PM
North Merrick Library
1691 Meadowbrook Road, North Merrick

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Receiver of Taxes

2019-01-16

Taxpayer's Seminars

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

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Town Wide

2019-01-16

Town of Hempstead/City of Long Beach Local Workforce Development Board Meeting

9:30 AM
HempsteadWorks Career Center
50 Clinton Street Suite 400
Hempstead, New York

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Receiver of Taxes

2019-01-17

Taxpayer's Seminars

2:00 PM & 7:00 PM
Oceanside Library
30 Davison Ave., Oceanside

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Receiver of Taxes

2019-01-23

Taxpayer's Seminars

7:00 PM
Valley Stream Village Hall
123 S. Central Ave., Valley Stream

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Receiver of Taxes

2019-01-24

Taxpayer's Seminars

7:00 PM
Wantagh Library
3285 Park Ave., Wantagh

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Receiver of Taxes

2019-01-24

Taxpayer's Seminars

2:00 PM
West Hempstead Library
500 Hempstead Ave., West Hempstead

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Town Wide

2019-01-25

India Flag Raising

9:30 AM
Hempstead Town Hall
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY

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Receiver of Taxes

2019-01-28

Taxpayer's Seminars

7:00 PM
Baldwin Library
2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin

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Receiver of Taxes

2019-01-30

Taxpayer's Seminars

1:00 PM
Hewlett-Woodmere Library
1125 Broadway, Hewlett

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Receiver of Taxes

2019-01-31

Taxpayer's Seminars

2:00 PM
Uniondale Library
40 Uniondale Ave., Uniondale

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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