Downtown Work: Hempstead Village officials will hold a special public meeting Thursday at 6 p.m. in the Hempstead Public Library (115 Nichols Ct.). The developers -- Renaissance Downtowns and UrbanAmerica -- will present the Main Street Project Conceptual Plan to residents. Check Aisha Al-Muslim’s Twitter updates @AishaAlMuslim.
Zoning Board: The Amityville Village Zoning Board of Appeals will meet Thursday night at 7 in the Village Courtroom (21 Ireland Place, 3rd Floor). Check Nicholas Spangler’s Twitter updates @spanglernewsday.
East Hampton Village
Bag Ban: The East Hampton Village Board will hold a public hearing Friday at 11 a.m. in the Emergency Services Building (1 Cedar St.) on a proposal to ban plastic checkout bags in supermarkets and other retail stores. The local law would require stores to use recyclable paper bags with at least 40 percent post-consumer recycled content. Check Mitchell Freedman’s Twitter updates @eastwatch.