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Boulton Center to Play Host to Islip Town’s CEO Summit

Islip, NY- Islip Town officials are pleased to announce that the Town’s Office of Economic Development will be hosting the 7th Annual CEO Summit on June, 15th 2017. This year’s CEO Summit will take place in Bay Shore, one of the Town’s most vibrant economic areas, at the YMCA’s Boulton Center for the Performing Arts. Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter, a former business owner, and John Kominicki, President of Innovate Long Island, will lead discussions that will provide valuable insight to businesses of all sizes.

“Our CEO Summit is an excellent opportunity for local business leaders to collaborate on ideas and share information that benefits the local economy as a whole,” said Supervisor Angie Carpenter. “We are dedicated to ensuring that Islip Town remains one of the most business-friendly atmospheres on Long Island.”

The event will feature a light breakfast and networking session before the main discussion begins. Registration is now open. To reserve your spot, visit www.islipida.com or call the Office of Economic Development at (631) 224-5512.

Town Officials Urge Awareness of ATV, Off-Road Vehicles Laws

Islip, NY – Islip Town officials are reminding local residents to abide by all local laws concerning the operation of all-terrain vehicles (ATV’s) and other off-road vehicles, such as dirtbikes. Though all provisions are available to view in the Town Code (Chapter 60A), residents wishing to operate such vehicles should be aware that the use of off-road vehicles and ATV’s is prohibited on all public property, including roadways, and can only be operated on private property with a valid permit and the permission of the property owner.

“There are many ways to enjoy the outdoors in Islip Town, but residents must be aware of the laws we have in place to ensure the general welfare of the community,” said Supervisor Angie Carpenter.  

Violation of the Town Code could result in fines and the impoundment of the vehicle. To obtain a permit to operate an off-road vehicle or ATV, please contact the Town Clerk’s Office at (631) 224-5490. 

Hundreds Turn Out to be Heard On Heartland Proposal

Islip, NY –Town of Islip officials held a public hearing that was attended by hundreds, who turned out both in favor of, or in opposition to, the proposed Heartland Town Square project. The Heartland Town Square proposal involves the development of the former Pilgrim State site into a mixed-use space, containing commercial, retail and residential areas, in what developers are calling a “self-contained community.” Over 144 members of the public registered to voice their opinions on the proposal at the meeting, adding to the roughly 1,600 comments submitted online through the Town’s website. 

“This is one of the most important decisions to ever come before the Islip Town Board, and we have to ensure that the public is given every chance to be heard,” said Supervisor Angie Carpenter. “Last night we heard spirited comments from people and groups representing all interested parties, which is how the process is supposed to work in our Town.”

The submission period for online comments has ended. However, anyone wishing to submit any additional comments may do so by mail through the end of business, May 15th, by mailing or delivering to the Islip Town Clerk at: Islip Town Hall, 655 Main Street, Islip, NY 11751.  All comments received will be entered into the public record.

Town Officials Remind Residents of Heartland Hearing

Islip, NY – Islip Town officials wish to remind residents of the safety and security protocols that will be in place for tomorrow night’s public hearing concerning the proposed Heartland Town Square development. Those wishing to speak are advised to arrive as early as possible to sign up. Speakers will be heard on a first-come, first-serve basis. Parking will be limited. Off-site parking will be available at nearby public lots and along Main Street, but it is strongly suggested that residents consider carpooling. Anyone wishing to speak will need to register; sign-ups begin at 5:00 p.m.  

No props – including but not limited to, sticks or poles – will be permitted inside. To provide the best possible security for attendees, backpacks will also NOT be permitted inside the meeting.

Where: Town Hall WEST, 401 Main Street, Islip

When: Wednesday, April 26th at 6:00 p.m.

Who: Members of the Islip Town Board, Islip Planning Department officials

Media Contact: Caroline Smith, Director of Communications and Media Relations. O: (631) 224-5485; C: (516) 672-3381

8th Annual Seatuck Eco-Carnival

Islip, NY - The Town of Islip and Seatuck Environmental have joined together to present the 8th Annual Eco-Carnival at the Scully Estate in Islip. A full day of unplugged, educational family fun, featuring nature programs, live animals, music, art, games, and food will mark the Earth Day celebration. Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter, members of the Islip Town Board, state and local dignitaries will all join together at the spring event.  The Eco-Carnival will take place Saturday April 22nd from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm at the Suffolk County Environmental Center at the Seatuck Nature Preserve, Scully Estate, 550 South Bay Avenue, Islip, NY.

  

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