Mayor Cosmo Veneziale

Historic Markers

Development is getting produced to restore a area of the Motor Parkway west of Stewart Discipline. Village Administrator Ralph Suozzi and Village Historian Bill Bellmer fulfilled with Howard Kroplick and Al Velocci of the Extensive Island Motor Parkway Preservation Society, who have provided to donate nine authentic Motor Parkway concrete posts and associated ribbon wire to the Village. The gentlemen discussed alterations and proposed placement of the historic markers west of the Stewart Field parking area. These historic markers will support teach guests to the importance of the roadway. Mr. Bellmer has also delivered two historic markers – one similar to the Motor Parkway and the other for the Rainbow Division Monument on Clinton Highway. These markers comprise QR codes for visitors to scan on their smartphone to immediately get hold of the site’s historic importance. 

Excellent of Lifetime Challenges

Mayor Cosmo Veneziale and the Board of Trustees want to enhance the visual appearance of the Village and acquire significantly the top quality of lifetime difficulties lifted in our prior Mayor’s Update. Moreover, we will need to implement our Sanitation regulations with the issuances of warnings and, if necessary, fines. We have also stepped up targeted visitors manage by the GC Police Office with a lot more officers issuing tickets for rushing and other visitors infractions. We all will need to obey the posted pace limitations in our Village. Everyone’s cooperation will improve the quality of lifestyle and protection for the people of Yard Metropolis.

Northwest Nassau Normal Gasoline Integrity Task

Countrywide Grid is modernizing its pure gas program in Northwest Nassau County. This task, recognized as the Northwest Nassau All-natural Gasoline Integrity Venture, is intended to improve procedure basic safety and supply greater operational versatility. Given that the project commenced in June 2017, National Grid has set up two regulator stations in Roslyn Heights and Aged Westbury, and just about 4 miles of new fuel key.

In the winter season and spring of 2022, Nationwide Grid will install new underground gas main in the Village of Garden City. Starting on or about June 30, 2021, Countrywide Grid contractors had been expected to start off excavating tiny “test pits” along the proposed project route as section of the project’s design and style procedure. These modest holes will be dug and stuffed in identical-day and pavement restored. These examination pits will be dug on 11th Road, Kellum Lane and Kellum Place. Nationwide Grid has suggested that highway will be restored in-kind or better next the completion of the challenge. To keep up to date on the task, go to and sign up for e-mail alerts or get hold of National Grid as a result of its outreach staff cell phone selection, 516-882-4864.

7th Street Closures

At the June 17, 2021 Board conference, Mayor Cosmo Veneziale termed on the Board to start dialogue concerning the Backyard Metropolis Chamber of Commerce “Summer in the Streets” Seventh Avenue street closures. Subsequent dialogue amongst Trustees and viewers members, which includes John Wilton, chairman, Backyard City Chamber of Commerce Merchants Team, the consensus of the Board was to right away discontinue the Thursday night Seventh Avenue closures. At the future Board assembly scheduled for July 15, 2021, the Saturday evening road closures will be reviewed. Trustee John Delany made a movement, which was unanimously carried, to instantly discontinue the Thursday evening street closures. Presently, Seventh Road is shut amongst the several hours of 5:00 and 10:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday evenings.

H2o Update

Drinking water Tower: At the drinking water tower off Old Country Street, the contractor proceeds with application of exterior tank finish coating and scaffolding removals.

Discolored Water: H2M had phone discussions with citizens with latest discolored water issues. H2M also reached out to the Village to receive record of buyer complaints. Waiting around for discolored h2o existence background to evaluate spots, etcetera. H2M investigated further discolored drinking water complaints

Properly 7 (Waterworks site): Building is completed and in operation. The contractor is doing work on purchasing sections for punch record products. Permanent development to be included with long-lasting construction of Nicely Nos. 8 and 12.

Perfectly Nos. 8 and 12 (Rockaway Avenue site): Set up of blow-off pit, finished valve vault, commenced portico roof for peroxide tank, continued electrical wiring on-internet site, began site cleanup. Comprehensive terminating wiring upcoming 7 days, complete blow-off piping in the week, end wiring of peroxide tank, continue with site cleanup.

Well 9 (Wilson Street internet site): The Engineering Report was submitted the 7 days of May perhaps 3,

2021. H2M will offer the Village with a proposal for design and style of an AOP therapy program.

Perfectly Nos. 10 and 11 (Clinton Road internet site): Gained comments from the Overall health Department for the AOP remedy and Properly No. 10. These opinions are in the course of action of staying dealt with. The driveway was paved. Website restoration and cleanse up will acquire location, as will resampling of bacteriological tests for the granular activated carbon filters and the air stripping tower.

Properly Nos. 13 and 14 (Yard Metropolis Country Club site): NYSDOH strategy review feedback obtained on June 17. H2M responded to the responses on June 18, 2021. H2M submitted functionality exam success to NYSDOH. Waiting for NYSDOH approval of designs and subsequent acceptance to operate.

Very well 15 and 16 (Hilton Park site): Set up trusses. Fittings and piping have been sent to web page. Roof operate will carry on. Brickwork is on hold until eventually forged stone for water desk is sent.

Summer season Protection Ideas from the GCFD

As the 4th of July weekend is upon us, below are some security strategies to hold you and your relatives harmless this future holiday getaway weekend.

Every 12 months, about 10,000 men and women are dealt with for accidents in medical center crisis departments because of to the mishandling of stay, misfired and squander shopper fireworks. In addition, fires ensuing from fireworks lead to more than $100 million in immediate assets problems. Several U.S. towns are viewing a surge in customer fireworks usage by the public. The most effective way to continue to be harmless from fireworks is to not use them. As an alternative, attend a community fireworks screen set on by professionals. Fireworks are unsafe to people today and pets. Making use of them places your residence at chance. Hand-held sparklers burn at 1,200 degrees. Young children are at special threat of injuries from fireworks, and account for a lot more than a third of crisis room visits for fireworks-relevant injuries. Young children concerning the ages of 5 and 9 are a lot more than twice as likely as people today in other age groups to be hurt by fireworks.  

A handful of concepts from the National Fireplace Safety Affiliation to get into the patriotic spirit, with no fireworks:

1. Use glow sticks, they glow in the dark and are a risk-free alternate to a sparkler.

2. Loud and proud. Noisemakers are certain to make a assertion. They can be discovered at community social gathering source outlets or make your very own. 

3. Outside film night time. Set up a screen and projector. Really do not neglect the bug spray! 

4. Red, white and blue silly string…fun for all ages. 

5. Make a patriotic craft with the family. 

6. Throw a birthday party for the Usa, and really do not ignore the cake. 

For all those that will be at the rear of the barbecue this weekend, adhere to these simple guidelines and you will be on the way to protected grilling:

• Propane and charcoal BBQ grills should really only be used outdoor. 

• Grill really should be positioned properly absent from the dwelling, deck railings and out from less than eaves and overhanging branches. 

• Retain youngsters and pets at minimum a few feet away from the grill region. 

• Retain your grill cleanse by taking away grease or body fat buildup from the grills and in trays down below the grill. 

• Hardly ever go away grill unattended. 

• Make absolutely sure your gasoline grill lid is open up just before lighting it.

For much more safety guidelines and information and facts on how you can serve our neighborhood as a volunteer firefighter please visit

4th of July DWI Crackdown

In a joint hard work to halt impaired driving, reduce injuries and conserve lives, the Backyard Metropolis Police Division along with several other Law enforcement Departments all through Nassau County will be taking part in the “DWI Crackdown” Enforcement Initiative concentrating on Intoxicated and Drugged Drivers. The Nassau County Targeted visitors Protection End DWI System, the Governor’s Website traffic Basic safety Committee (GTSC) and the New York Condition End DWI Coordinators Association are funding the Fourth of July initiative.

This American holiday is also one of the deadliest holidays of the calendar year thanks to drunk-driving crashes. In accordance to the National Highway Website traffic Safety Association, “From 2015 to 2019, there were 1,339 motorists killed in motor auto site visitors crashes above the Fourth of July holiday getaway time period — 38 % of the motorists killed were drunk.”

Law enforcement Commissioner Kenneth Jackson states, “During this initiative, July 2, 2021 by way of July 5, 2021, Police Officers will be assigned to keep an eye on the Village’s roadways, strictly implementing all DWI regulations.”

The Back garden City Law enforcement Division reminds all people that they can obtain the New York State Quit-DWI Basis “Have a Plan” cellular app, which is readily available for Apple, Droid and Home windows smartphones. The application allows New Yorkers to track down and phone a taxi or rideshare services and method a designated driver checklist. It also offers information on DWI legislation and penalties and how to report a suspected impaired driver.

Holiday break Closing – Independence Day

Inhabitants are reminded that Village Hall will be shut Monday, July 5, 2021 in observance of Independence Working day. Village Corridor will re-open up Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. People are reminded that there is ordinary weekly Sanitation selection.