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The Glen Cove City Council has lengthened the time nonunion employees need to work in government in order to receive retirement health insurance coverage — to 10 years from five.
Under the rules approved Tuesday night, those employees will also need to work full time for a minimum of five years in Glen Cove. The new rules affect employees hired after Jan. 1, 2015.
The council also voted...Read more »
Glen Cove residents packed City Hall last week to hear about the public spaces that would be part of a proposed $1 billion mixed-use waterfront project.
While the topic was the public spaces, residents raised concerns about the security, parking and traffic and some questioned the suitability of the project for the city.
The landscape architect of the project, Rick Parisi, a managing...Read more »
Glen Cove Mayor Reginald Spinello said Tuesday night that the city council will move ahead to vote on granting a second city cable TV franchise to Verizon to supplement Cablevision service.
The council held a hearing on the franchise application in November but never voted on it before Mayor Ralph Suozzi left office at the end of the year after losing to Spinello.
Spinello said it was...Read more »
Glen Cove Mayor Reginald Spinello on Friday conducted his first wedding ceremony in City Hall since taking office at the beginning of the year.
The happy couple was Rinaldo and Viviana Iona.
“It was very nice,” Spinello said. “It’s one of the things about the job that you don’t think about” before assuming office. “But this is one of them that makes you smile and say, ‘Boy, this is really...Read more »
Meeting on DEC cleanup at Superfund site
The state Department of Environmental Conservation has scheduled a second meeting to hear public comments about a proposed $5.5 million amended remedy to address contamination at the Powers Chemco site under the state’s Superfund Program.
The meeting has been set for Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. at Glen Cove City Hall.
The agency will accept written...Read more »