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Posted on: June 4, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ASKS GOVERNOR TO ALLOW OUTDOOR GRADUATION CEREMONIES

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ASKS GOVERNOR TO ALLOW OUTDOOR GRADUATION CEREMONIES

Urges Him to Change Guidelines for Public Pools

Following the State guidance that was sent out regarding Graduation ceremonies, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello sent ...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE LEADS VIRTUAL FOOD DONATION RAISES MORE THAN 5,000 LBS. OF FOOD

Last month, the Nassau County Legislature Majority Caucus joined with Long Island Cares-The Harry Chapin Food Bank to host a virtual food drive in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the increased demand for donations.

The drive allowed users to shop for...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: May 18, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE JOINS WITH SCOUTS AND VETERANS TO KICK OFF MEMORIAL DAY INITIATIVE

As we endure another month of the COVID-19 pandemic, an announcement was recently made that residents would not be able to place American flags on graves at military cemeteries for Memorial Day, most notably Calverton National Cemetery in Suffolk County. ...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: May 4, 2020

LEGISLATURE HOLDS EMERGENCY VOTE TO ACCEPT FUNDS TO HELP COVID-19 OUTBREAK RELATED PROGRAMS

The Nassau County Legislature held an emergency vote today to approve financial assistance from the federal government to help with COVID-19 related programs. Under the federal CARES Act, Nassau County will receive $12,775,244 from the Department of Housi...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: April 20, 2020

MAJORITY INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO GIVE RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES UNTIL JUNE 11 TO PAY PROPERTY TAX

As Nassau residents and businesses struggle to cope with the financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, which has halted almost all economic activity in the county, Majority Legislators have passed an emergency resolution to give residents and b...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: April 17, 2020

MAJORITY INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO GIVE RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES UNTIL JUNE 11 TO PAY PROPERTY TAX

As Nassau residents and businesses struggle to cope with the financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, which has halted almost all economic activity in the county, Majority Legislators have submitted an emergency resolution to give residents an...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: March 24, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY REQUEST FOR MEDICAL SUPPLIES

  • N95 Surgical Masks in unopened container/boxes
  • Eye protection such as goggles and face shields
  • Nitrile Gloves in unopened boxes which have not expired
  • Disposable medical gowns (paper which are fluid resistant or plastic)
  • Shoe cover/booties
  • No-Touch thermometer...
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Legislative District 13
Posted on: March 3, 2020

S.T.O.P. HAZARDOUS HOUSEHOLD WASTE COLLECTION PROGRAM COMING TO EAST MEADOW

SATURDAY, MARCH 14, 2020  -  8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Eisenhower Park – Parking Field #3 – East Meadow

Legislator Tom McKevitt is pleased to announce that the Town of Hempstead Stop Throwing Out Pollutants Hazardous Waste Col...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: February 25, 2020

BILL REQUIRING QUARTERLY CRIME REPORTS FROM NCPD PASSES LEGISLATURE

After introducing legislation earlier this month to require the Nassau County Police Department to produce a quarterly crime report on statistics relating to the effect of cashless bail in Nassau County, and after holding a hearing on the issue on Februar...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: February 10, 2020

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY INTRODUCES BILL REQUIRING QUARTERLY CRIME REPORTS

The Legislative Majority Caucus will be holding a hearing on the ill-conceived Criminal Justice Reform passed by New York State. The so-called reform has led to suspects charged with serious crimes being released all over the state. In Nassau County, Poli...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: February 4, 2020

PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT GRIEVANCE DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO APRIL 2, 2020

On January 2nd, the County released a new assessment roll for the 2021-2022 year. Despite the rapidly approaching grievance deadline, many residents have not yet received new Notices of Tentative Assessment, leaving them with just a little over a month to...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: February 3, 2020

LEGISLATOR McKEVITT TO HOST PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT GRIEVANCE WORKSHOPS IN 13TH LD

Tuesday

February 11, 2020

1:00 Pm to 3:00 PM

East Meadow Fire Dept. HQ

197 East Meadow Ave.

East Meadow, NY 11554

Thursday

February 13, 2020

7:00 Pm to 9:00 PM

Wantagh High School

3297 Beltagh Ave.

 Wantagh, NY 11793

Tuesday

February 18, 2020

7:00 Pm to 9:00 P...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: January 31, 2020

LEGISLATURE ANNOUNCES HEARING IN RESPONSE TO THE DEATH OF THOMAS VALVA

Following the tragic death of Suffolk County’s Thomas Valva, the Nassau County Legislature announced that they will hold a special public hearing of the Health Committee to assess procedures and protocols of Nassau Health and Social services, to...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: January 30, 2020

LEGISLATOR McKEVITT HOLDS TOWN HALL MEETING ABOUT CASHLESS BAIL

Nassau County Legislator Tom McKevitt joined with Legislator John Ferretti, Legislator Rose Marie Walker, Legislator Steve Rhoads, Councilman Dennis Dunne and Nassau County Correction Officers Benevolent Association President Brian Sullivan to hold a town...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: January 30, 2020

LEGISLATURE INTRODUCES RESOLUTION EXTENDING TAX GRIEVANCE DEADLINE

The Nassau County Legislature has introduced a resolution to extend the deadline of the Property Tax Assessment Grievance Period until April 1st.

On January 2nd, the County released a new assessment roll for the 2021-2022 year. Despite the rapidly approach...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: January 15, 2020

LEGISLATURE PASSES S.A.F.E.R. GRANT TO INCREASE FIRE DEPARTMENT FUNDS

LEGISLATURE PASSES S.A.F.E.R. GRANT 

TO INCREASE FIRE DEPARTMENT FUNDS 

On Monday, January 13th, the Nassau County Legislature held their first committee meeting of 2020, and passed funding for Nassau’s volunteer fire departments...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: January 15, 2020

TOM McKEVITT SWORN IN FOR NEW TERM AS NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATOR

TOM McKEVITT SWORN IN FOR NEW 

TERM AS NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATOR 

On Monday, January 13th, Legislator Tom McKevitt was sworn in for a new term in the Nassau County Legislature for the 13th Legislative Session. Nassau County Clerk Maureen O&...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: December 23, 2019

LEGISLATOR McKEVITT IS HOSTING A TOWN HALL MEETING IN LEVITTOWN

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 – 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Levittown Public Library – 1 Bluegrass Ln., Levittown

Nassau County Legislator Tom McKevitt is joining with Legislator John Ferretti to host a Town Hall Meeting in Levittown to address res...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: December 19, 2019

STOP THE BLEED - SAVE A LIFE TRAINING

Legislator Tom McKevitt is joining together with Legislator Steve Rhoads, Assemblyman David McDonough, The Bellmore-Merrick CHSD, Community Parent Center and the Bellmore-Merrick Community Coalition to sponsor the “Stop The Bleed” Trai...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: December 18, 2019

LEGISLATURE CALLS FOR PLAN FOR NASSAU COUNTY CORRECTIONAL FACILITY INMATE RELEASE

LEGISLATURE CALLS FOR PLAN FOR NASSAU COUNTY CORRECTIONAL FACILITY INMATE RELEASE

On Monday, December 16th, members of the Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature joined with President of the Nassau County Correction Officers Benevolent Associatio...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: December 18, 2019

LEGISLATOR McKEVITT ATTENDS DEDICATION OF JOHN J. CIOTTI MEETING ROOM

LEGISLATOR McKEVITT ATTENDS DEDICATION OF JOHN J. CIOTTI MEETING ROOM 

On Monday, December 10th, Legislator Tom McKevitt joined with the Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature and the family of the late Legislator John J. Ciotti to dedic...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: December 5, 2019

Toys for Tots

Nassau County Legislator Tom McKevitt has teamed up with the

United States Marine Corps for the Toys for Tots Holiday Gift Drive.

New, unwrapped toys will be collected until

MONDAY, DECEMBER 16TH

Toys for Tots Holiday Gift Drive drop-off boxes for new, unwrap...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: November 27, 2019

LEGISLATURE VOTES TO CREATE OFFICE OF CRIME VICTIM ADVOCATE

Last month, the Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature added amendments to the County Executive’s Budget to create an Office of Crime Victim Advocates to aid victims and witnesses of violent crimes in Nassau County. Today, the Legislat...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: October 23, 2019

LEGISLATURE JOINS WITH STATE ASSEMBLY TO ANNOUNCE REASSESSMENT RELIEF CREDIT

Assemblyman Ed Ra has introduced new legislation in the State Assembly to address the unfair burden placed on residents whose taxes will go down, but will continue to pay more than their fair share of property taxes because of the proposed five year phase...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: October 22, 2019

HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY HALLOWEEN REMEMBER THESE IMPORTANT SAFETY TIPS

Halloween brings jack-o-lanterns, whimsical costumes, and visits from young neighbors in disguise. Legislator Tom McKevitt and the Nassau County Department of Health offer these Halloween Safety Tips to help keep this holiday safe and enjoyable for everyo...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: October 22, 2019

PLEASE DONATE BLOOD - NEW YORK BLOOD CENTER ISSUES URGENT CALL FOR DONORS

REGION’S BLOOD SUPPLY HAS NEVER BEEN LOWER 

Critical blood shortage stems from decline in donor base and increased demand for blood

New York’s blood supply has never been lower, and New York Blood Center (NYBC) is urgently calli...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: October 21, 2019

LEGISLATOR McKEVITT’S WINTER COAT & ACCESSORIES DRIVE DROP-OFF LOCATIONS

Nassau County Legislator Tom McKevitt invites you to participate in this year’s Winter Coat Drive to benefit local families in need.  Between now and December 1st, please drop off new and/or gently used winter coats and accessories (glo...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: October 16, 2019

MINORITY CAUCUS FAILS TO OVERRIDE VETO OF “ASSESSMENT BILL OF RIGHTS”

Earlier this Summer, the Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature introduced a number of bills meant to help improve fairness and transparency in the County Executive’s Assessment Process. After passing the full Legislature, the County E...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: October 15, 2019

SAFELY DISCARD OF MEDICATIONS AT THE “SHED THE MEDS” DRUG TAKE-BACK EVENT

LEVITTOWN

Wisdom Lane Middle School

120 Center Ln., Levittown

 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

BELLMORE-MERRICK

Grand Avenue Middle School

2301 Grand Ave., Bellmore

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

October 26th is “National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.” L...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: October 3, 2019

LEGISLATOR McKEVITT’S WINTER COAT DRIVE - NOW THROUGH DECEMBER 1ST

LEGISLATOR McKEVITT’S WINTER COAT DRIVE - NOW THROUGH DECEMBER 1ST

Nassau County Legislator Tom McKevitt invites you to participate in this year’s Winter Coat Drive to benefit local families in need.  Between now and December 1...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: October 3, 2019

LEGISLATOR McKEVITT’S FLU SHOT PROGRAM FOR SENIOR CITIZENS

Friday, October 18, 2019 - 10:00 Am to 4:00 PM   

East Meadow Firemen’s Benevolent Hall - 170 Maple Ave., East Meadow

Nassau County Legislator Tom McKevitt, in conjunction with Nassau University Medical Center, ...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: September 12, 2019

LEGISLATOR McKEVITT TO HOST FREE CHILD CAR SEAT SAFETY INSPECTION

LEGISLATOR McKEVITT TO HOST FREE 

CHILD CAR SEAT SAFETY INSPECTION

 

FRIday, OCTOBER 4, 2019  •  9:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Eisenhower Park – Parking Field #5 – Park Blvd., East Meadow

Nassau C...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: September 5, 2019

SCHOOL IS OPEN – DRIVE CAREFULLY!

Nassau County Legislator Tom McKevitt would like to remind drivers to be extra cautious when driving now that school is open, especially when driving in school zones.

School zones are areas marked off near all schools. These areas usually have slower speed...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: August 27, 2019

LEGISLATOR McKEVITT AND THE COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFER SAFETY TIPS TO PREVENT STOLEN CARS

LEGISLATOR TOM McKEVITT AND THE 

NASSAU COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFER 

SAFETY TIPS TO PREVENT STOLEN CARS 

AND LARCENIES FROM VEHICLES

Legislator Tom McKevitt and the Nassau County Police Department would like to alert the public t...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: August 21, 2019

LEGISLATURE INTRODUCES BILLS PROVIDING ADDITIONAL MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES FOR POLICE AND CORRECTIONS

In the wake of the 9th New York Police Department (NYPD) officer to die by suicide this year, Legislator Tom McKevitt and the Nassau County Legislative Majority joined with members of the Nassau County Police Benevolent Association (PBA), Detectives Assoc...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: August 15, 2019

PROSTATE CANCER PSA SCREENING PROGRAM

PROSTATE CANCER PSA SCREENING PROGRAM

Sponsored by Legislator Tom McKevitt and Integrated Medical Foundation

 

THURSDAY, SEPT. 12, 2019 – 3:45 PM to 5:30 PM

East Meadow Fire Department Headquarters

197 East Meadow Ave., East Meadow

 ...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: August 15, 2019

LEGISLATOR McKEVITT ANNOUNCES THAT THE NUMC MAMMOGRAPHY VAN IS COMING TO OUR AREA

LEGISLATOR McKEVITT ANNOUNCES THAT THE 

NUMC MAMMOGRAPHY VAN IS COMING TO OUR AREA

 

          • Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019 • 8:30 AM to 12:00 Noon •

Eisenhower P...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: August 15, 2019

Free Mini Golf for Senior Citizens at Eisenhower Park

Free Mini Golf for Senior Citizens at Eisenhower Park

Wednesday, September 18, 2019  -  10:00 am to 2:00 PM 

(Rain Date: Friday, September 20th)

Miniature-Golf Course at Eisenhower Park, parking field #4 or #5

Legislator Tom McKevit...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: August 14, 2019

2019 PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS WORKSHOP

2019 PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS WORKSHOP

 

MONDAY, AUGUST 26TH – 2:00 PM TO 3:30 PM

East Meadow United Methodist Church – 470 East Meadow Ave., East Meadow

Nassau County Legislator Tom McKevitt would like to inform all owners of a ho...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: August 6, 2019

LEGISLATOR MCKEVITT ANNOUNCES PROJECT IN NORTH BELLMORE SCHOOL DISTRICT

On August 5th, Legislator Tom McKevitt and the Nassau County Legislature approved a Community Revitalization Project (CRP) for the North Bellmore School District.

The project will authorize the County to enter into an inter-municipal agreement with the Nor...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: July 17, 2019

STAY COOL AND BEAT THE HEAT!

Hicksville, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran joined Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Lawrence Eisenstein and Office of Emergency Management Commissioner Steven Morelli to urge residents to take precautions ahead of potentially dang...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: July 17, 2019

LEGISLATOR TOM McKEVITT PRESENTS NATIONAL NIGHT OUT 2019

America’s Night Out Against Crime

LEGISLATOR TOM McKEVITT

PRESENTS NATIONAL NIGHT OUT 2019

 

CO-SPONSORED BY 

legislator john ferretti – 15th legislative district

NORMA GONSALVES – PROJECT DIRECTOR OF CRI...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: July 16, 2019

McKEVITT & LEGISLATURE INTRODUCES “ASSESSMENT BILL OF RIGHTS”

McKEVITT & LEGISLATURE INTRODUCES 

“ASSESSMENT BILL OF RIGHTS”

Today, Legislator Tom McKevitt and the Republican Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature held a press conference on the front steps of the Theodore Roo...

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