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inaccessible parking spaces, toilet
facilities, or transportation vehicles.
Further may be learned about the
program at the Village's Building
Next month Mayor Dorothy Storm
and the Board of Trustees will begin
a series of meetings with various
department heads of the Village for
the purpose of drafting a tentative
1990-91 municipal budget.
The public is invited to attend the
sessions which are held in the Board
of Trustees' Room on the second
floor of Village Hall. Entry is through
Police Headquarters. The public may
ask questions and make comments
at the conclusion of the examination
of each department budget.
The schedule of meetings is as
follows: 11/2, 7:30 p.m.; 11/4, 9:30
a.m.; 11/9, 7:30 p.m.; 11/11,1:00 p.m.;
11/14, 7:00 p.m.; 11/18, 9:30 a.m!; 11/
30, 7:30 p.m.; and for total review 12/
2, 9:30 a.m.; 12/7, 7:30 p.m.; and
9, 9:30 a.m. If needed, the budget
review will continue 12/14, 7:30 p.m.;
12/16, 9:30 a.m.; and 12/21, 7:30 p.m.
A public hearing on the tentative
budget will be held early in January
of next year. Copies of the budget
will be available.to,the public before
The Arts Council At Freeport, in
conjunction with the Recreation
Department, will present its Annual
Pre-Holiday Crafts Fair and Fall
Festival at the Recreation Center on
November 12, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission is free.
Last year, more than 100 LI artisans
and crafts people participated with
some 4,000 attending. Besides the
opportunity to purchase handcrafted
gifts, the event offers craft demon-strations,
performances and enter-tainmentfor
both children and adults.
Honorable Secretary of State
State of New York
I (We), the
"Cease and OesBsfl" Form
(See article in last month's newsletter for details)
undersigned registered owner(s) of property located at
in the Incorporated Village of Freeport, Nassau County, N. Y., do not wish to sell such property.
Accordingly, I (We) hereby revoke my (our) implied invitation to solicit in any manner whatsoever.
I (We) hereby request you, by virtue of the power vested in you as Secretary of State, pursuant
to Article 12A of the Real Property Law, to order all licensed brokers and salesmen to cease
and desist from soliciting the undersigned until such time as I (we) may notify you in writing
to the contrary.
Print Name: -—
Public Informatio Bulletin
of The Village of Freeport
' 46 North Ocean Avenue
Telephone: FReeport 8-4000
..Dorothy Storm, Mayor
Meet with Mayor:
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., every Friday
Public Meetings: 8:00 p.m.,
1st and 3rd Mondays of the Month
- October 1989 -
ME FKOMTHE MAYO:
We are all well aware of the fine work of the volunteers of the Freeport Fire Department
demonstrated by their dedication, training and hours spent away from their families to put
their lives on the line to protect our lives and property.
You may not be as well aware that the Fire Department members also serve as ambassadors
for their Village by bringing fame to themselves and their home town in every corner of
our state. This past summer's tournament and parade season was no exception.
For the fifth straight year, the Freeport Fire Department took the first place trophy in
the New York State Parade championship held in Watertown with 101 firefighters in line.
They started the season by becoming the first Fire Department on Long Island to receive
a trophy (and for first place at that) at the upstate Mahopac parade, and then sent 177
firefighters to Oceanside to capture another first place trophy in the Second Battalion Parade.
We all have just reason to be proud of our volunteers, whether it be when they are fighting
a fire or stepping out sharply in their spotless uniforms to the great marching music of
our award-winning Fire Department Band.
My personal congratulations to Chiefs Julius Ellison, Raymond Maguire, Kevin Noll and
Bruce Newbery, and to all the members of New York State's largest volunteer Fire Department.
AWARD WINNING PARADERS. From left, Third Assistant Chief Bruce Newbery,
Chief Julius Ellison, First Assistant Chief Raymond Maguire and Second Deputy
Chief Kevin Noll, lead the volunteers of the Freeport Fire Department on the way
to winning another first place trophy.
Trustees: Vincent DiCostanzo, Ralph Smith, Victor Cohen, Anna J. Cacciatore; Village Justice: Michael Solomon
Village Clerk: Karen A. Navin; Counsel: William Glacken; Treasurer: Michael Haran
Building Department Reports
Freeport Superintendent of Build-ings
Godofredo Ruiz de Zarate has
submitted a report to Mayor Dorothy
Storm regarding the status of his
Department's investigations of
alleged over-occupancies of single
and multiple residencies for the
period beginning January 1 and
ending August 9.
Report Covers 94 Residencies
The report covers 94 residencies
located throughout the Village. Since
in many instances investigations are
on-going, and still others pending
action in Village Court or before the
Zoning Board of Appeals, the details
of the report are confidential. Of the
94 structures involved, over-occupancies
were uncovered in 38
with summonses issued. In three
other cases, the tenants had been
vacated during the period of inves-tigation,
and in two others the
charges were dismissed as the vio-lation
had been corrected prior to
Twenty-Six Alleged Overoccupanies
Twenty-six alleged over-occu-pancies
are currently under investi-gation.
Twenty others resulted in the
determination that there was either
no apparent violation or insufficient
evidence to bring the matter into
Court. Another case involved the
boarding up of a house and another
reported to the Village was actually
653 Summonses Issued
In total, 653 summonses have been
issued for over-occupancies and
related violations since January, with
$4,650 in fines collected thus far.
In addition, the Building Depart-ment
has inspected approximately
300 rental properties with no over-occupancies
present. They are cur-rently
investigating some 400 addi-tional,
along with 23 rooming houses.
Mayor Shares Public's Concern
In commenting on the report,
Mayor Storm said, "I share the
public's frustrations in dealing with
the problem of over-occupancies
which is a growing concern through-out
Long Island. Nevertheless, we are
bound by the constraints of the law.
The Building Department staff,
including the Deputy Village Attor-ney
who works solely with that
Department, are putting forth extra
efforts to reduce the number of over-occupancies.
gathering of evidence necessary for
Court action can take up to two years.
Residents can be assured, however,
that each complaint is investigated
with. the. exception of those filed,
anonymously. We will not reveal a
complainant's name to any other
Have Relatives or Friends
Looking for a House
DO THEM A FAVOR. TELL THEM
ABOUT THE FREEPORT
Village Hall 378-4000, Ext. 296
AITVillage offices will be closed on
Friday, November 10 for Veterans
Day, and Thursday and Friday,
November 23 and 24 for Thanksgiv-ing.
Village employees are given the
day after Thanksgiving in lieu of
The Recreation Center will close at
5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day and
reopen on Friday, November 24.
There will be public ice skating
sessions at 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., 3 to
5 p.m. and 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on both
Friday and Saturday.
On November 10 there will be no
refuse collection in the northeast and
northwest sections and no pickup of
newspapers in the southeast. On
November 23 there will be no collec-tion
of refuse in the southeast and
southwest and no pickup of news-papers
in the northwest. The private
carters will be working the day after
* * * *
The Freeport Police Department
will auction off unclaimed items at
Headquarters garage located at 40
North = Ocean Avenue; on--Saturday,-
November 4, beginning at 9 a.m.
All purchases will be immediate
and made by cash.
•* * *< *
A Thank You
Mayor Dorothy Storm issued the
following statement at the conclusion
of the recent strike against the
majority of Li's private refuse carters:
"Once aware of the situation, of
which we in Village government had
little warning, a great many
homeowners helped by taking their
refuse off the curb. In addition, many
of them, as well as business opera-tors,
took the trouble to haul their
refuse to our Transfer Station. The
Public Works Department manned
that facility from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and
later expanded it until 7 p.m.
"All together, we nicely weathered
what could have been a potentially
unhealthy situation. I thank everyone
for their cooperation."
A reminder to all that during such
emergencies the Village government
must rely on the electronic media to
get information out immediately.
Such announcements are carried by
WBAB (1240 AM), WHLI (1100 AM)
and Cablevisiori (Channel 12).
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Tax Incentive for
Section 190 of the Internal Revenue
Code provides a $35,000 tax incentive
to businesses to make their facilities
and vehicles accessible to handi-capped
and elderly persons. A tax-payer
may elect to treat qualified
architectural and transportation bar-rier
removal expenses, which are paid
or incurred during each taxable year,
as expenses which are not charge-able
to a capital account. Such
expenditures are to be fully deduct-ible
up to $35,000 for each taxable
Qualified expenses include only
those expenses specifically attributa-ble
to the removal of existing barriers
such as steps, narrow doors, or
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