Bayville Mayor Paul Rupp stood by recent comments he made on Facebook criticizing some residents.

On a Facebook page for Bayville politics, Rupp responded to a citizen who had a question about a Nassau County water regulation prohibiting residents from hosing off their driveways, a screenshot of the Facebook post shows.

“All you people need to get a life a real life! Typical Bayville!! Complain about everything! What can I get away with this time without getting caught!” the mayor wrote June 12.

After residents, including the original poster, responded, Rupp continued to engage.

In another comment, he wrote: “Inmates trying to run the asylum and do whatever they want and whenever they want!”

Bayville Mayor Paul Rupp responded to a resident's question about water restrictions in Facebook comments posted June 12, 2017. Photo Credit: Facebook

Some residents were upset with Rupp’s response. One Facebook user wrote: “Is this the Mayor of our town speaking like this??? Seriously????”

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Asked about his comments Saturday by News 12 Long Island, Rupp said he will continue to “tell you what’s on my mind.”

“Some people like it, some people don’t. But I can guarantee you for the last three years since I took over office, a lot of residents are happy with the performance.”

The mayor did not return Newsday’s request for comment Monday.