Governor Cuomo has granted the Village’s request to extend the tax payment due date by 21 days, Previously taxes were due no later than July 1st without incurring a late penalty. With the new extension, residents have until July 22nd to pay without penalty. Payments received on July 23 and thereafter will be subject to a 5% penalty for the first month and an additional 1% for each month taxes are unpaid thereafter.
During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency, all contractors must follow the construction guidelines developed by the New York State Department of Health.Attached are links for the following documents: *Interim Guidance for Construction Activities During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency https://www.governor.ny.gov/sites/governor.ny.gov/files/atoms/files/ConstructionMasterGuidance.pdf *Construction Guidelines for Employers and Employees https://www.governor.ny.gov/sites/governor.ny.gov/files/atoms/files/ConstructionShortGuidelines.pdf *All contractors are required to adhere to the guidelines and prepare a written Safety Plan. Use the template provided. https://www.governor.ny.gov/sites/governor.ny.gov/files/atoms/files/NYS_BusinessReopeningSafetyPlanTemplate.pdf The contractor will be responsible to instruct all workers on a building site to follow the Safety Plan. No work shall be permitted unless the Safety Plan is on site and available to the Building Inspector. Failure to comply with the guidelines and safety plan by any work being done on the site may be subject to a Stop Work Order and summons.
March 25, 2020 Dear Village Residents: Over the past week, our everyday reality has changed dramatically. I have seen a lot in my lifetime, so it is not every day that I say we are in uncharted waters, but we are. You are all aware that the state, county, and town have all declared a State of Emergency in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. We must all do our part immediately to reduce the spread of this virus. I would like to take a moment to first thank the doctors, nurses, emergency personnel and many others who are putting their lives and the lives of their families at risk by responding to this crisis. All residents should be self-isolating themselves and their families by limiting interactions with others and keeping at least 6 feet between you and others. If you feel ill you should stay home and contact your doctor. Note that you can have the virus without exhibiting symptoms and thereby pass the virus on to others, further emphasizing the need for self-isolation. Even if you feel fine, you can put others at risk. I beg you to follow the rules to help protect others: your neighbor who … Read more
The playground and sports courts at the Park will be closed until further notice to help stop the potential spread of Cornoavirus. The field and walking paths will remain open but we want to remind all visitors not to gather in groups and maintain safe distances. Some varieties of Cornoavirus are known to live on surfaces for several days according to the World Health Organization. We apologize for the inconvenience but it is more important for all of us to heed the advice of medical experts and protect public health.
Governor Cuomo has postponed all local elections until April 28. We will continue to accept absentee ballots in accord with the Election Law and in accord with any further direction from the State.
NO parking on Village roads when there is 2″ of snow or more has fallen or is forecast. After the plows have gone through you may park in the street again.
Your support is greatly appreciated
Gov. Cuomo wants to cut Aid and Incentives to Municipalities (AIM) funding to almost every village in the state. This would mean a loss of $19,822 to the Village of Flower Hill. We urge you to contact your state legislators and urge them to oppose this measure. Go to www.nysenate.gov/senators/anna-m-kaplan to write to Sen. Kaplan or call (516) 746-5924 Go to www.assembly.state.ny.us/mem/Anthony-D’Urso to write or call 516-482-6966
Click on the links below for crime prevention tips from the Nassau County Police Dept. General Safety Tips – If We Can See It So Can They Burglary Prevention Porch Pirates Shopping Safety Tips – Conceal It or They’ll Steal It Deception Burglaries