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Massapequa Park is one of 64 incorporated villages in Nassau County. It is the thirteenth largest village of the 557 in New York State and is larger than 27 of the state's 62 cities. The Village is in the Third U.S. Congressional District. For the state legislature, the Village is in the 12th Assembly District and the Eighth Senatorial District.

The Village of Massapequa Park is governed by a Mayor and a four member Board of Trustees who are elected for two year terms in elections held in March. The mayor and two trustees are elected in odd-numbered years, with the other two trustees elected in even-numbered years. The Board adopts local laws, sets the budget and tax rate and supervises all Village departments and agencies.

 


The Board meets on the second and fourth Mondays at 8:00 p.m. throughout the year. These meetings, held in Village Hall at 151 Front Street, are open to the public. Board agendas and other public notices are posted at Village Hall, both Massapequa Park post offices, in the Park Boulevard business district opposite Taylor Ave., on the southwest corner of Park Boulevard at Glengariff Road and at the Village railroad station.

The Village has a voice mail telephone system which allows callers to easily connect with all Village Departments. Additionally, each phone is equipped with voice mail so messages can be left anytime including non-business hours. If a message is left during the day, your call will be returned as soon as possible. If you need to speak to someone, the receptionist is always available by dialing "0".

The Village phone number is (516) 798-0244.

Village extensions are as follows:

VILLAGE DEPARTMENT:

EXT.

Accounting Department

16

Building Department

20

Building Inspector

23

Dept. of Public Works

22

Deputy Village Clerk

11

Deputy Village Treasurer

15

Licensing/Permits

11

Purchasing Department

25

Receptionist

10

Resident Services

13

Tax Department

17

Village Court Clerk

18

Zoning Department

21

Special Announcements

39

Special announcements concerning Village events and meetings can be accessed by dialing Extension 39.

The Village administration has a unique system of communicating with its residents. In addition to the evening Board meetings, open hearings on proposed legislation and the 24 hour voice mail system, the Village publishes a newsletter, The Village Voice, which is mailed to each resident and reports Village happenings and law changes.

Press releases are provided to local newspapers (Massapequa Post, Massapequan Observer and South Bay Newspaper, the News 12 Neighborhood Network, and to this website.

The mayor, with the consent of a majority of the Board, appoints officials and volunteers to various agency and committee posts, including the Zoning Board of Appeals, the Planning Commission and other committees or special boards as required.

Some of the benefits of living in an incorporated village are local or village related road maintenance, zoning protection, a local court system, construction control and snow removal. There is local traffic and parking control, and street lighting maintenance among other benefits. As a result of this local control, there can be greater efficiencies.

The Village has unique programs and park facilities. There are annual celebrations such as the Memorial Day parade, the Independence Day weekend festival, and the December holiday programs. There are fairs and other special programs at different times of the year, all of which create an ambiance conducive to a close community spirit.

The Village is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.