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The Hempstead Town board unanimously approved raises for the town supervisor and councilmembers after a public hearing at a board meeting Tuesday morning. The board approved a measure that increases Supervisor Kate Murray’s salary to $160,000 from $150,000 per year, a 6.67 percent raise. The other six town board members would go from making $66,000 per year to $71,000, a 7.58 percent raise. The...Read more »
The Hempstead Town board will vote Tuesday to consider giving itself pay raises of $10,000 and $5,000 starting next year.
The board will hold a public hearing about the salary increase proposal at its meeting starting at 10:30 a.m. in the Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion, adjacent to Hempstead Town Hall, 1 Washington St. in Hempstead.
The proposed raises would increase Supervisor Kate Murray’s...Read more »
The Brookhaven Town Board has approved more than $30 million in capital spending projects, including open space preservation and town landfill improvements.
The board passed more than a dozen bonding resolutions on Tuesday identifying projects to be funded out of the 2014 capital budget. That budget, which totals $53.3 million, was approved last month.
The largest portion of the capital...Read more »
Long Beach city officials will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the city’s new $44.2 million boardwalk Friday.
The 3 p.m. ceremony will “celebrate the grand reopening of the entire 2.2-mile” boardwalk, city officials said in a statement.
They termed the rebuilt boardwalk, which had been destroyed by superstorm Sandy, “substantially complete” on Oct. 15. The city began reopening sections...Read more »