WOODBURY - North Hempstead Supervisor Jon Kaiman could become the new head of LIPA. A source tells News 12 Long Isladn that Kaiman is the leading candidate to become chief executive of the utility company.

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The job was vacated by Kevin Law, when he became head of the Long Island Association in 2010.

The LIPA board could vote on a new chief as soon as next month. Nassau Legislator Wayne Wink has already said he'd be interested in filling Kaiman's seat at town hall.