Town Board News Briefs:
- Arcadia Drive in Dix Hills is in need of repair. The Town of Huntington and the Town of Babylon each have a portion of Arcadia Drive. There will be an inter-municipal agreement to repair the road. Both portions of the road will be paved at the same time. Each Town will bear the cost of their respective shares of the road. The entire project will be completed by Posillico Civil, Inc.
- The Town will submit an application for an entitlement grant of Community Development Block Grant Funds. Under the Federal Housing and Community development act of 1974, the Town is eligible to receive an estimated $936,923.00 for fiscal year 2014.
- The Town Board authorized the Town Attorney to retain the services of James P. Clark, Esq. as special outside counsel in the fields of labor and contract law. The Town Council members feel that in the matter of Looks Great Services vs. TOH, the Town’s interest will be best served by the retention of an attorney with a special expertise in the field of New York Labor Law and Contract Law. James P. Clark Esq, is located at 256 Main Street, Northport. He will be paid at an hourly rate of $200.
- The Town of Huntington’s Handicapped Parking Enforcement Program discourages the abuse of parking spaces designated for the handicapped. They have appointed volunteers to assist the Town in enforcement of handicapped violations. The individuals appointed to the board include; Ellen Einhorn, Anthony Musso, Paul Warburgh, George Hartig, Fred Roth, Richard Holmes, Ronald Sieber.
- Local Artist Lucienne Pereira of Centerport will lead in the painting of a mural for the north wall of 1264 New York Avenue in Huntington Station. This property is owned by the Huntington Community Development Agency. There will be a public participation process. The artist has presented her mural concept to the Huntington Station BID who will assist with the purchase of materials for the mural. The purpose of the mural is to celebrate cultural diversity.