no cars shall be parked within five feet of setback line on Sunrise Highway;
that no wrecked of immobilized cars shall be kept on the lot; that no repairs
shall be made thereon, and that there shall be no egress or ingress to this
lot from Centre Street.
MEMORIAL DAY PARADE
By resolution of the Board of Trustees, plans for the Memorial
Day Parade and Services were approved. The Parade will be under the di-rection
of GrandMarshal Samuel D. Gerber,assisted byDr.Ray Straus,with
Chief of Staff, Stuart K. Wallace, Sr. The following aides have been desig-nated
Stuart K. Wallace,Sr.
Fred C. Batcher
Guy A. Russell .
Dr. Ray Straus
The Parade will form on Pine Street, on Saturday, May 30th,
at 9:30 A. M. , and will march in the following order:
South on Church Street to Merrick Road,
West on Merrick Road to Long Beach Avenue,
North on Long Beach Avenue to Brooklyn Avenue,
East on Brooklyn Avenue to Main Street,
South on Main Street to Mill Road,
East on Mill Road to the Municipal Stadium.
At the Stadium the column will pass in review before the Mayor
and his staff; following which patriotic Memorial day Program will be car-ried
out as follows:
Advancing and Massing of Colors, Salute to the Flag.
Invocation . . . . . . . ; Interfaith Council .
National Anthem Miss Doris Chatelain
Accompanied by the Freeport High School Band
Address Mayor Wm.Glacken
Musical Selection Freeport H. S. Band
Address Cyril C.Ryan, Director
• Nassau County Office of Civil Defense
Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial Frank Bowman
Henry Theodore Mohr Post No. 860
Musical Selection Freeport H. S. Band
American Legion Memorial . Harry Chuisano
William Clinton Story Post No. 342
Salute to Our Patriotic Dead "•
a. - Volley 2nd Lt. George B. Laurance
142nd'Tank Battalion (M)
b. - Taps...... Freeport High School Band
Benediction Interfaith Council
Vol. 2 - No. 5 May, 1953
VILLAGE BUDGET ADOPTED
The Board of Trustees, after a public hearing held April 20th,
adopted a budget for the operation of the Village during the fiscal year March
1, 1953 to February28, 1954. The amount estimated as essential for this pur-pose
is $1, 667, 360. 73,--of which $951,924.10 is to be raised by taxation.
Based on an assessed.valuation of $54,395,663.00 of taxable property within
the Village, a tax rate of $1. 75 has been approved by the Board.
Estimated expenditures for the fiscal year are apportioned as
shown in the following diagram: .-_ .
A. -General Government 24.9%
Protection of Persons & Property
B-l. Police Department ' 16.4%
B-2. Fire Department 4.1%
C_. -Sanitation Department 20.5%
D. -Highway Department 9.7%
E. Recreation 4.4%
F. Miscellaneous 1.4%
G. Municipal Indebtedness 16.-%
H. Municipal Garage 1.9%
L_ Parking Meters .3%
J. Purchase Dep't. ;4%
VILLAGE TAXES - 1953
As the time for payment of Village taxes approaches, the Treas-urer
offers the following reminders:
1. Always furnish entire bill for receipting.
2. Be sure to note change of ownership or mailing address
in the space provided.
3. Use convenience of paying by mail
Your continued cooperation is most appreciated !
DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME
The Board of Trustees has adopted a resolution making Daylight
Saving Time effective in Freeport from 2:00 A. M. on April 26, 1953 to Sep-tember
27, 1953 at 2:00 A. M. This parallels daylight saving time through —
out the State.
SEWER SYSTEM EXTENSIONS
Recently approved additions and proposed extensions to Free -
port's municipal sewer lines will provide service to practically all substan-tial
areas of the hitherto un-sewered sections of the Village. A report to the
Board of Trustees by the Village Engineer gives the following details:
Lateral Sewer District 6A has been completed and the assess-ment
roll adopted by the Sewer Commission. The streets included in the dis-trict
are: Ray Street, from West End Avenue to South Bay view Avenue; Forbes
Place, from Atlantic Avenue to Ray Street; Elinor Place, from West End Av-enue
to South Bayview Avenue; Joan Court, from Elinor Place to deadend; May
Court, from Elinor Place to deadend; Anchor Street, from West End Avenue
to a point 375 feet westerly; Gary Place, from South Bayview Avenue westerly
to Milburn Creek; Hampton Place, from WestEhd Avenue westerly to Milburn
Creek; northerly side of Shelly Street, from West End Avenue to South Bayview
Avenue; easterly si de of West End Avenue from Hampton Place to Shelly Street.
Lateral Sewer District #16 has been established by the Sewer
Commis.sion. This district included: West Third Street; West Second Street
West First Street; easterly side of South Main Street, from West Third Street
northerly to Ray St reet; Bedell Street and East Bedell Street;Ray Street from
South Main Street to South End Place, and'South End Place from Ray Street to
deadend. Lateral Sewer #16-will be constructed when funds to undertake the
construction work, become available.
Lateral Sewer District #17 was tentatively laid out in the latter
part of 1950 so asto include West Fourth Street; East Fourth Street; East Third
Street; East Second Street; East-First Street; and the remaining easterly part"
of East Bedell Street, which was not included in Lateral Sewer District # 16.
This tentative district has not yet been established by the Sewer Commission
nor has the petition for its formation been'submitted.
Lateral Sewer District # 7A was tentatively laid out early this
year as a result of inquiries from several residents. The tentative district
included Merrick Road from Buffalo Avenue westerly to the creek; St. Johns
Place; Maple Place; Buffalo Avenue; Albany Avenue; Hanse Avenue; St. Mary's
Place;Sidney Place; Rider Place, and Filmore Place. No action was taken
on this tentative sewer di strict, pending availability of funds for construction.
There are other streets principally throughout the southerly sec-tions
of the Village, south of Atlantic Avenue, which have not been sewered to
date. Some of this area is being serviced by builders at their own expense in
conjunction with building operations. To date there are approximately 86 miles
of sewers throughout the Village of Freeport. There are approximately 99
miles of streets.
Bulletin issued monthly in the
interest of residents of the
Village of Freeport
WILLIAM F. GLACKEN, Mayor
Leonard D. B. Smith
Seward J. Baker
Edmund T. Cheshire
For information concerning Village
facilities, residents are invited to
telephone the Village Clerk,
M. F. VanRiper -at- FReeport 8-4000
Board of Trustees - . , Monday
Board of Appeals - 3rd Wednesday
Sewer Commission - On Call
Planning Board - On Call
Plumbing Board - On Call
Civil Defense - Last Thursday
The new officers of the Fire Department were duly installed
by Mayor Glaeken at ceremonies in the Bayview Avenue School on Saturday
- April 25th. The officers installed were as follows:
Chief ................... Franklin A. Grempel
1st Deputy Chief William J. Noll
2nd D eputy Chief George Schwan
In his induction talk, Mayor Glacken praised the Fire Depart-ment
for .their fine constructive work in protecting the lives and property
of Freeport residents —and classed the Department as one of the finest in
Z ONING BOARD NEWS
Zoning Board of Appeals hearings are scheduled for the third
Wednesday in each month. Applications will be accepted up to 4:00 P. M,,
on the second Friday preceding said hearing.
The following cases were considered at the April hearing of
the Zoning Board of Appeals:
(1) Appeal and application of Stembler Mercury Sales, Inc.,
347-349 North Main Street, Freeport. This application was for the use of
a used car sales lot on the southeast corner of North Main Street and Stev-ens
Street, as well as parking of cars of employees of the Stembler Sales
Company. The variance was granted with stipulations providing for a fence
to be erected on the rear line of the property lOOfeet from Main Street and
also requiring the five foot setback to be observed on both Main Street and
Stevens Street; also that no wrecked or immobilized auto should be permit-ted
to remain on the lot, and that no repairs shall be done there.
(2) Appeal and application of Florence N. Tierney, 48 Harris
Avenue, Freeport for variance from Section 6-F of Ordinance #10.1 to per-mit
conversion of one family dwelling to two family use. This application
(3) Appeal and application of Balport Sales and Service, Inc.
425 WestSunrise Highway, Freeport. This application was xor use of a used
car sales lot not adjacent to their office and salesroom butlocated on West
Sunrise Highway, approximately 200 feet east of Park Avenue. The appli-cation
was granted w ith the stipulation that a wire fence should be erected
across the rear of the lot on the line ten feet north of "Residence A" zoning
line; that only floodlights be used with suitable reflectors installed on poles,
in such a way as to direct the light within the property lines of the lotjthat
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