Town of Hempstead

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Town of Hempstead Supervisor

Responsibilities:

The Supervisor serves as the Chief Executive Officer of town government. She presides at all Town Board meetings, directing the legislative and administrative functions of that body. The Supervisor also oversees the day-to-day operations of a municipal government of 24 departments, employing just under 2,000 people, and providing services to over 760,000 residents. As the Chief Financial Officer of the township, the Supervisor is responsible for the implementation of the town's budget.


Town of Hempstead Council Members

Responsibilities:

Council members are responsible for adopting the annual budget, adopting and amending the town code and the building zone ordinances, adopting all traffic regulations, and hearing applications for changes of zone and special exceptions to zoning codes.

Each council member maintains an office in Hempstead Town Hall, located at One Washington Street, Hempstead, New York 11550.


Town of Hempstead Clerk

Responsibilities:

The Town Clerk's Office maintains Town Board records and publishes notices of public hearings. It records town ordinances, local laws, personnel actions, petitions, proof of publication, annual budgets, assessment rolls, fiscal reports, notice of liens, subpoena and court actions, bond and note registers, zoning ordinances and maps. As town registrar, the office keeps birth and death records, issues birth, death and fetal certificates, burial permits, conducts genealogical searches, and issues marriage licenses and various permits. Additionally, the Town Clerk's office performs wedding ceremonies. The office processes applications for rezoning, public garages, modification of restrictive covenants, gasoline storage tanks, and GSS ordinances. The clerk is also the custodian of town records dating back to 1644 and maintains an inactive records center and historical archive.


Town of Hempstead Receiver Of Taxes

Responsibilities:

The Receiver of Taxes is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Office of Receiver of Taxes. This office collects taxes for 99 special districts and 33 school districts, and disburses the monies to school district treasures without charge. Its other functions include billing and collection processes, encompassing complete banking, record maintenance, mail and accounting functions. The department also collects, free of charge, Nassau County taxes on properties within the town borders.



Demographics

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Cleargov-population
Population
768,708
8,308%
HIGHER THAN
STATE MEDIAN
Cleargov-house
Median Home Value
$411,700
44%
HIGHER THAN
STATE MEDIAN
Cleargov-income
Median Household Income
$97,034
60%
HIGHER THAN
STATE MEDIAN

* Data source: 2016 US Census Bureau, American Community Survey. Home value data includes all types of owner-occupied housing.


Meeting
Schedules

Town Board Meetings
2019 Meeting Schedule
January 8 7:00 PM 
January 22 10:30 AM
February 5 7:00 PM
February 26 10:30 AM
March 12 7:00 PM
April 2 10:30 AM
April 16 10:30 AM
May 7 10:30 AM
May 21 10:30 AM
June 11 7:00 PM
July 2 10:30 AM
August 6 10:30 AM
September 3 10:30 AM
September 24 7:00 PM
October 2 10:30 AM
October 8 11:30 AM
October 16 2:30 PM
October 16 7:00 PM
November 12 10:30 AM
December 10 10:30 AM

Indicates Special Meeting

BZA Board of Appeals Hearings
2019 Hearing Schedule
January 9 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
January 16 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
January 30 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
February 6 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
February 27 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
March 6 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
March 20 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
April 10 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
April 17 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
May 1 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
May 8 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
May 22 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
June 5 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
June 12 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
June 26 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
July 10 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
July 17 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
August 7 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
August 14 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
August 28 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
September 4 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
September 11 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
September 25 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
October 16 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
October 23 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
November 13 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
November 20 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
December 4 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
December 11 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM

Indicates cancelled meeting.


Events

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Town Agenda

Today (10/20/2019)

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This Week (10/20 - 10/27)

Town Board

2019-10-21

Baldwin Community Meeting

7:00 PM
Baldwin Middle School
3211 Schreiber Place
Baldwin, NY

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Receiver of Taxes

2019-10-22

Taxpayer Forums

2:00 PM
Levittown Library
1 Bluegrass Ln.
Levittown 11756

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Town Board

2019-10-22

Narcan Training Session

7:00 PM
Floral Park Recreation Center
124 Stewart Street
Floral Park

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Receiver of Taxes

2019-10-23

Taxpayer Forums

2:30 PM
Elmont Library
700 Hempstead Tpke.
Elmont 11003

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Receiver of Taxes

2019-10-23

Taxpayer Forums

7:00 PM
Garden City Library
60 Seventh Street
Garden City 11530

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Building & Zoning

2019-10-23

Board of Appeals

9:30 AM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY 11550

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Building & Zoning

2019-10-23

Board of Appeals

2:00 PM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY 11550

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Town Board

2019-10-23

Narcan Training Session

7:00 PM
Elmont Public Library
700 Hempstead Turnpike
Elmont

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Town Board

2019-10-24

Narcan Training Session

7:00 PM
Malverne Public Library
61 Saint Thomas Pl

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Town Clerk

2019-10-25

Senior ID

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Rockville Centre Rec Center
111 North Oceanside Road
Rockville Centre

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Town Clerk

2019-10-26

Adoption Fair and Rabies Shot Program

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
TOWN OF HEMPSTEAD ANIMAL SHELTER
3320 BELTAGH AVENUE
WANTAGH, NY

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Town Clerk

2019-10-27

Child Safety

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
St. Christopher’s Church
11 Gale Avenue
Baldwin

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This Month (October)

Receiver of Taxes

2019-10-01

Taxpayer Forums

2:00 PM
Floral Park Library
17 Caroline Ave.
Floral Park 11001

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Town Wide

2019-10-01

Nigerian Flag Raising

10:00 AM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY 11550

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Town Board

2019-10-01

Narcan Training Session

7:00 PM
Lynbrook Public Library
56 Eldert Street
Lynbrook

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Town Board

2019-10-02

Town Board Meeting

10:30 AM
One Washington St
Hempstead, NY 11550

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Town Clerk

2019-10-02

Senior ID & Informational Table

9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
St. Paul's Field House
295 Stewart Avenue
Garden City

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Receiver of Taxes

2019-10-03

Taxpayer Forums

2:00 PM
Uniondale Public Library
400 Uniondale Ave.
Uniondale 11553

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Town Board

2019-10-03

Narcan Training Session

7:00 PM
Island Park Public Library

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Town Wide

2019-10-04

German Flag Raising

12:00 PM
Hempstead Town Hall
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY

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Town Clerk

2019-10-05

Passport Services Events

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Merrick Road Park
Golf Clubhouse
2550 Clubhouse Road

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Town Clerk

2019-10-05

Informational Table

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Hempstead Library
115 Nichols Court
Hempstead

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Town Clerk

2019-10-05

Child Safety

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Hewitt Fair
446 Hempstead Avenue
Rockville Centre

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2019-10-05

Executive Budget Presentations

3:00 PM
Uniondale Public Library
400 Uniondale Avenue
Uniondale 11553

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Town Clerk

2019-10-06

Passport Services

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Echo Park
399 Nassau Boulevard
West Hempstead NY 11552

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2019-10-06

Executive Budget Presentations

1:30 PM
Lawrence High School
2 Reilly Road
Cedarhurst 11516

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Citizen Services

2019-10-07

Smart Seniors

1:00 PM
Uniondale/Hempstead Senior Center
840 Uniondale Avenue
Uniondale, NY

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Receiver of Taxes

2019-10-07

Taxpayer Forums

7:00 PM
Hempstead Public Library
115 James A. Garner Way
Hempstead 11550

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Town Wide

2019-10-07

Hispanic Heritage Month

7:00 PM
Hempstead Town Hall
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY 11550

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Receiver of Taxes

2019-10-08

Taxpayer Forums

2:00 PM
Baldwin Library
2385 Grand Ave.
Baldwin 11510

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2019-10-08

Executive Budget Presentations

7:00 PM
Elmont Memorial Library
700 Hempstead Turnpike
Elmont 11003

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Town Board

2019-10-09

Narcan Training Session

7:00 PM
Rockville Centre Public Library
221 North Village Avenue

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Town Wide

2019-10-09

Civil Service Commission Meeting

9:30 AM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY 11550

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Town Wide

2019-10-10

Mental Health Day Flag Raising

11:00 AM
Hempstead Town Hall
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY

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Receiver of Taxes

2019-10-11

Taxpayer Forums

2:00 PM
Lynbrook Library
56 Eldert St.
Lynbrook 11563

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Town Clerk

2019-10-12

Child Safety

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Uniondale Van Ness Fire Station
154 Uniondale Avenue
Uniondale

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2019-10-12

Executive Budget Presentations

10:30 AM
Island Park Public Library
176 Long Beach Road
Island Park 11558

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2019-10-13

Executive Budget Presentations

1:30 PM
Levittown American Legion Post 1711
3123 N. Jerusalem Rd.
Levittown 11756

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Receiver of Taxes

2019-10-15

Taxpayer Forums

1:00 PM
Hewlett-Woodmere Library
1125 Broadway
Hewlett, 11557

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2019-10-15

Executive Budget Presentations

7:30 PM
Freeport Memorial Library
144 West Merrick Road
Freeport 11520

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Town Board

2019-10-15

Narcan Training Session

7:00 PM
Salisbury Park
2330 Salisbury Park Drive
East Meadow, NY

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Town Board

2019-10-16

Town Board Meeting

2:30 PM
One Washington St
Hempstead, NY 11550

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Town Board

2019-10-16

Town Board Meeting

7:00 PM
One Washington St
Hempstead, NY 11550

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Building & Zoning

2019-10-16

Board of Appeals

9:30 AM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY 11550

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Building & Zoning

2019-10-16

Board of Appeals

2:00 PM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY 11550

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Receiver of Taxes

2019-10-17

Taxpayer Forums

2:00 PM
Roosevelt Library
27 W. Fulton Ave.
Roosevelt 11575

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Town Wide

2019-10-17

Italian Flag Raising

12:00 PM
Hempstead Town Hall
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY

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Town Wide

2019-10-19

Breast Cancer Forum

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavillion One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY 11550

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Town Clerk

2019-10-19

Passport, Senior ID, & Child Safety Event

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Garden City Library
60 Seventh Street
Garden City, NY 11530

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Town Board

2019-10-21

Baldwin Community Meeting

7:00 PM
Baldwin Middle School
3211 Schreiber Place
Baldwin, NY

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Receiver of Taxes

2019-10-22

Taxpayer Forums

2:00 PM
Levittown Library
1 Bluegrass Ln.
Levittown 11756

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Town Board

2019-10-22

Narcan Training Session

7:00 PM
Floral Park Recreation Center
124 Stewart Street
Floral Park

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Receiver of Taxes

2019-10-23

Taxpayer Forums

2:30 PM
Elmont Library
700 Hempstead Tpke.
Elmont 11003

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Receiver of Taxes

2019-10-23

Taxpayer Forums

7:00 PM
Garden City Library
60 Seventh Street
Garden City 11530

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Building & Zoning

2019-10-23

Board of Appeals

9:30 AM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY 11550

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Building & Zoning

2019-10-23

Board of Appeals

2:00 PM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY 11550

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Town Board

2019-10-23

Narcan Training Session

7:00 PM
Elmont Public Library
700 Hempstead Turnpike
Elmont

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Town Board

2019-10-24

Narcan Training Session

7:00 PM
Malverne Public Library
61 Saint Thomas Pl

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Town Clerk

2019-10-25

Senior ID

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Rockville Centre Rec Center
111 North Oceanside Road
Rockville Centre

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Town Clerk

2019-10-26

Adoption Fair and Rabies Shot Program

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
TOWN OF HEMPSTEAD ANIMAL SHELTER
3320 BELTAGH AVENUE
WANTAGH, NY

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Town Clerk

2019-10-27

Child Safety

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
St. Christopher’s Church
11 Gale Avenue
Baldwin

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Town Resources

2019-10-28

TVASNAC

7:00 PM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY

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Receiver of Taxes

2019-10-28

Taxpayer Forums

1:00 PM
Peninsula Public Library
280 Central Ave.
Lawrence 11559

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Town Wide

2019-10-29

Make a Difference Awards

6:00 PM
Merrick Road Park Clubhouse
2550 Clubhouse Road
Merrick, NY 11566

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Receiver of Taxes

2019-10-30

Taxpayer Forums

2:00 PM
Freeport Library
144 W. Merrick Rd.
Freeport 11520

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Town Board

2019-10-30

Narcan Training Session

7:00 PM
Oceanside Library

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Helpline

Monday - Friday

9:00 AM - 4:45 PM

After hours, please contact the Department of Public Safety at (516) 538 - 1900

The Helpline is a service designed for residents seeking information and assistance from town government. The Helpline will quickly and accurately provide answers to the many questions residents may have regarding the wide range of municipal services available to them.

Town of Hempstead Helpline