2017-02-24 / Mayor Office


By: Nicholas P. Episcopia

Village Facilities Tour March 11th

A tour of Village facilities will take place on Saturday, March 11, 2017 beginning at 9:00 a.m. Participants will meet at the Senior Center on Golf Club Lane. The tour should last oneand a-half to two hours and return to the Senior Center. This is a great opportunity to not only see our facilities but to learn how much it takes to keep Garden City running efficiently.

Trash and the LIRR

A February 17, 2017 article in the Long Island Business News shows why many people feel garbage movement from Suffolk County is the real reason for the Long Island Rail Road’s proposed plans for a third track. Here’s the link to read the full article: http://libn.com/2017/02/17/trashtrain/.

Online Tax Payment Availability

The online tax payment system for the current 2016/17 tax year is only available until February 28, 2017.

As of March 1, 2017, only water bill payments will be accepted online. Online tax payments will resume on June 1, 2017 for the new 2017/18 tax year. For current tax balances, or payment methods available, contact the Tax Department at 516- 465-4156.

Budget Work Sessions

The Board of Trustees will be conducting work sessions to review the proposed 2017/18 Operating/ Capital Budgets on: Wednesday, March 1 at 7:30 p.m.

Overview of Operating Budgets and Capital Plan

Building Department Work Session

Library Work Session Thursday, March 9 at 7:30 p.m.

Department of Public Works & Water Fund Work Session

Police Department Work Session

Fire Department Work Session


March 15 at 7:30 p.m.

Recreation, Pool and Tennis Work


Other General

Expenses &

Revenues Work



& Finance Work


Thursday, March

23 at 7:30 p.m.

If needed

Monday, April 3 at 8:00 p.m.

Adoption of Budget

These sessions are scheduled to be held in the Board Room at Village Hall, 351 Stewart Avenue, Garden City, New York. All residents are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Board of Trustees

Meeting Schedule

The next regularly scheduled Board of Trustees’ meetings will be on Thursdays, March 2 and March 16, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. I encourage all residents to attend Board of Trustees meetings so as to be thoroughly informed of Village issues from a firsthand perspective. Although the budget process is ongoing, the first budget presentation will be held at Village Hall on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.

Village Election March 21st

The annual Village Election will be held on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 from 12 Noon until 9:00 p.m. at Village Hall, 351 Stewart Avenue. Registered Village residents will be voting for the following candidates: • Mayor - 2 Years - Brian C. Daughney • Trustee - 2 Years - Mark A. Hyer • Trustee - 2 Years - Stephen S. Makrinos • Trustee - 2 Years - Louis M. Minuto • Trustee - 1 Year - John A. DeMaro • Village Justice - 4 Years - Allen S. Mathers

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