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Swearing-in ceremonies on LI

Steve Bellone speaks about his transition to the

Steve Bellone speaks about his transition to the county executive seat in his office at Babylon Town Hall. (Dec. 20, 2011) Credit: Howard Schnapp

County legislators, town supervisors, board members and other municipal officials elected in November will be sworn in for their new terms in the coming days. Here is a schedule of town and city swearing-in ceremonies:

Babylon: Tuesday, Jan. 3, before the town board’s scheduled 3:30 p.m. meeting at Town Hall (200 E. Sunrise Highway, Lindenhurst). During the meeting, the board will vote on appointing Rich Schaffer as supervisor; should he be appointed, he would be sworn in immediately.

Brookhaven: Thursday, Jan. 5, at 5 p.m. at Town Hall (1 Independence Hill, Farmingville), during the town’s organizational meeting.

East Hampton: Tuesday, Jan. 3, at 10 a.m. at Town Hall (159 Pantigo Rd.), followed by its first work session of the year at 11 a.m.

Glen Cove: Monday, Jan. 2, at 2 p.m. in the main chambers of City Hall (9 Glen St.).

Hempstead: Tuesday, Jan. 3, at 10 a.m. in the Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion (adjacent to Hempstead Town Hall, One Washington St., Hempstead).

Huntington: Sunday, Jan. 8, at 1 p.m. at Harborfields High School (98 Taylor Ave., Greenlawn).

Islip: Monday, Jan. 2, at noon at Connetquot High School (190 Seventh St., Bohemia).

Long Beach: Sunday, Jan. 1, at noon at Long Beach City Hall (1 West Chester St.). New city manager Jack Schnirman will be sworn in Tuesday, Jan. 3 at an 8:30 a.m. City Council meeting.

Nassau County Legislature: Monday, Jan. 2, at 10 a.m. in the legislature’s chambers in the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building (1550 Franklin Ave., Mineola).

North Hempstead: Monday, Jan. 2, at 2 p.m. at Clinton G. Martin Park (1601 Marcus Ave., New Hyde Park).

Oyster Bay: Tuesday, Jan. 3, at 2 p.m. at Town Hall East (54 Audrey Ave., Oyster Bay).

Riverhead: Sunday, Jan. 1, at 1 p.m. in the Hyatt Place Long Island/East End hotel ballroom (451 East Main St.).

Shelter Island: Tuesday, Jan. 3, at 2 p.m. in Town Hall (38 North Ferry Rd.).

Smithtown: Elected officials, already sworn in, will be appointed Tuesday, Jan. 3, at 2 p.m. at the organizational meeting in Town Hall (99 W. Main St.).

Southampton: Tuesday, Jan. 3, at 11 a.m. in Town Hall (116 Hampton Rd.).

Southold: Tuesday, Jan. 3, at 10 a.m. at Town Hall (53095 Route 25), followed by the regularly scheduled Town Board meeting.

Suffolk County Executive: Friday, Dec. 30, at 11 a.m. in the Van Nostrand Theater on Suffolk County Community College’s Grant campus (Crooked Hill Road, Brentwood).

Suffolk County Legislature: Tuesday, Jan. 3, at 1 p.m., during the organizational meeting in the William H. Rogers Legislature Building (725 Veterans Memorial Hwy., Hauppauge).

Steve Bellone, above, will be sworn in as Suffolk County executive Friday.


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