Budget hearings: The Hempstead Town Board will hold budget hearings Tuesday at 2:30 and 7 p.m. at the Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion (adjacent to Hempstead Town Hall, 1 Washington St.). The proposed $414.8-million budget is a 2.9 percent increase and calls for virtually freezing town taxes. Follow Aisha Al-Muslim’s Twitter updates @AishaAlMuslim.
Bond vote: The Riverhead school district will hold a referendum Tuesday on a $78.3-million bond for school renovations. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. See Mitchell Freedman’s updates at newsday.com.
Board meeting: The Huntington Town Board meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Town Hall (100 Main St.). The agenda includes a public hearing on the proposed budget for 2012. The $174-million budget cuts $10.3 million from the current budget while raising taxes by 1.1 percent. Check Deborah Morris’ Twitter updates @dsvmorris.