TNR Program Public Comments

The public comment period for the draft TNR Program Policies and Procedures ended on Friday, July 8th. The DEC received nine (9) sets of responsive, well written comments and Commissioner Heil anticipates incorporating these comments and suggestions into the draft document. It is estimated that this process should take approximately one week, before it’s ready for final review.

As there were many comments relating to program funding, the Commissioner will be requesting a current opinion from the Town Attorney on the funding issue and include the formal opinion in the final Policies and Procedures document.

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Officials, Business Community, Unite to Promote Opportunities for Overseas Firms

Director of Economic Development William Mannix at podium with Elected officials representing Nassau and Suffolk Counties

Elected officials representing Nassau and Suffolk Counties came together with members of the business community and the Association for a Better Long Island (ABLI) this week, to announce the creation of a public-private task force, whose mission it is to identify London based corporations seeking a “safe-haven” in the New York metropolitan area in the aftermath of the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union (Brexit).

Pictured left to right are:  Jack O’Connor, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank; Laureen Harris, President of the ABLI; Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano; William Mannix, Executive Director, Town of Islip Industrial Development Agency; Hempstead Town Supervisor Tony Santino; Babylon Town Councilman Tony Martinez; Theresa Ward, Chief Deputy Commissioner for Suffolk County’s Department of Economic Development & Planning & a past ABLI President; Ed Blumenfeld, BDG, and Bennett Rechler, We’re Group and ABLI Executive Board Member.

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New Carbon Monoxide Legislation Takes Effect June 28th

The Town of Islip wants to remind commercial business owners that tomorrow is the deadline to comply with the new New York State Carbon Monoxide legislation that was passed in June 2015.

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Business Executives Ignite Audience at Islip CEO Summit

Islip, NY-More than 130 leaders of the local business community turned out for the Town of Islip’s 6th Annual CEO Summit in Ronkonkoma recently. The event, entitled, “Ignite Us But Make it Quick” was designed to bring members of the business community together to present and share innovative business practices and useful information with an audience of chief executive officers and business leaders. Participants were invited to utilize 20 slides in 5 minutes to illustrate what the makes their business relevant in today’s market.

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Community Celebrates Restaurant Grand Opening with Ribbon Cutting

Islip, NY-Members of the local business community joined Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter and Town Councilman John Cochrane, Jr., in celebrating the Grand Opening of Al Gusto Restaurant in Brentwood/Bay Shore. The restaurant features authentic Spanish cuisine from a variety of cultures including owner Antonio Cuevas’ Dominican Republic. Councilman John Cochrane, Jr. presented Mr. Cuevas with a certificate commemorating the event and congratulated him on his accomplishment in becoming a business owner in the community.

Pictured: -Al Gusto owner Antonio Cuevas (front row, center) cuts the celebratory ribbon. He is flanked by Brentwood Chamber of Commerce President Bruce Fabrizio (l.) and Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter (r.) To the Supervisor’s right is Islip Town Councilman John Cochrane, Jr.

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  2. Vision Long Island Recognizes Town of Islip
  3. Town Councilman Flotteron Marks Park Grand Opening
  4. Town Officials, Elite Airways Celebrate Inaugural Flight from Long Island MacArthur Airport
  5. Letter from Supervisor Carpenter to Boaters and Residents
  6. Supervisor Carpenter Outlines Vision for Town’s Future in 2016 State of the Town Address
  7. Islip Town Board Confirms New Airport Commissioner
  8. Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter Joined Local Elks in the 2016 Youth in Government Day
  9. Zika Action Plan from the Suffolk County Department of Health Services
  10. Long Island MacArthur Airport to Welcome Elite Airways
  11. Know the Facts about Natural Disasters
  12. Town of Islip Continues to Clean Up Communities by Demolishing Blighted, Dangerous Buildings
  13. Supervisor Carpenter Discusses MacArthur Airport’s Progress with Congressman King
  14. Moody’s Upgrades Town’s Financial Rating
  15. Annual Jeans Donation Aids Youth Homeless, Runaway Shelter
  16. Islip Town Board Celebrates National Women’s History Month
  17. Town Employees Receive CPR/AED Certification
  18. Islip Town’s 30th Annual Sharpshooter Basketball Contest a Success
  19. Derelict, Unsafe House Demolished
  20. Islip IDA Continues to Attract New Businesses to Local Economy
  21. Deadline Extended for Women’s History Award Nominations
  22. Islip Town Board Honors Black History Month Honorees
  23. Supervisor Carpenter Joins AutoPlane, Southwest Airlines at Drawing for Round-Trip Tickets
  24. Kiosk Announced for MacArthur Airport Atrium, Honoring General & War Hero Douglas MacArthur
  25. College Incentive "SERVES" Students and the Community
  26. Town Crews Continue to Clear Snow, Ice from Roads
  27. Islip Officials Ask Residents to Refrain from Adding Snow to Streets
  28. Winter Storm Cleanup January 24, 2016
  29. Supervisor Angie Carpenter and the Islip Town Board Declare a State of Emergency
  30. Town of Islip Prepares for Imminent Snowfall
  31. Islip Councilman John Cochrane, Jr., Stresses Importance of Veterans Assistance Programs Available in the Town of Islip
  32. Youth Bureau Calls Upon Residents to Donate to Annual Teens for Jeans Clothing Drive
  33. Nominations Being Accepted for Women’s History Honorees
  34. Town of Islip Employees Join Effort to Donate Blood
  35. Officials Celebrate Groundbreaking for Firefighters Museum
  36. Angie Carpenter Sworn-In as Islip Town Supervisor; First Woman Elected to Post in Town's 333-year History
  37. Duo who Repaired Town Hall’s Nativity Scene Honored by Town Board
  38. Town Officials, Employees Pledge to “Dig Safely”
  39. East Islip Middle School Honors Teacher’s Memory by Donating to Homeless Animals
  40. Islip Town Board Honored Bayport-Blue Point Salvation Army
  41. Islip Animal Shelter’s Pet Toy Drive Raises Outstanding Amount of Donations for Homeless Pets
  42. Islip Town Seeking Nominations for Black History Celebration 2016
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  45. Islip Town Board Honors World Karate Champion
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