To all residents:
We wanted to take this opportunity to inform you of several upcoming events happening in the Village in the next few weeks.
- The P.W. Police Dept. regular monthly meeting for 7:00pm, June 24th to be held at Port North Village Hall.
We have invited the Port Washington Police District to hold their regular monthly meeting at Village Hall, 3 Pleasant Avenue, on Wednesday, June 24 at 7:00p. There will be a public forum at the end of the meeting at which time the public can bring up questions and concerns. All are invited to attend.
- On Thursday, June 25th from 12:00n to 9:00p we will hold a special election to vote on two referenda relating to the Length of Service Award Program (LOSAP) for the Port Washington Fire Department. Polls are at Village Hall (3 Pleasant Avenue). Port North Village residents only.
Two propositions will be voted on regarding the Port Washington Fire Department’s LOSAP program:
Proposition #1 – THE JOINT SPONSORING BOARD WILL ADMINISTER THE EXISTING LENGTH OF SERVICE AWARD PROGRAM, WHICH PROVIDES THAT ELIGIBLE PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS SHALL BE PAID, GENERALLY BEGINNING AT AGE SIXTY FIVE (65), MONTHLY SERVICE AWARD PAYMENTS OF $20 FOR EACH YEAR OF CREDITED PORT WASHINGTON FIRE DEPARTMENT VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER SERVICE, NOT TO EXCEED FORTY (40) YEARS; AND THAT THE MAXIMUM MONTHLY SERVICE AWARD PAYMENT IS $800. IMPLEMENTATION OF THE JOINT SPONSORING BOARD WILL NOT CHANGE PROGRAM COSTS.
Proposition #2– AMENDMENT OF THE DEFINED BENEFIT LENGTH OF SERVICE AWARD PROGRAM FOR THE PORT WASHINGTON FIRE DEPARTMENT WILL ALLOW ELIGIBLE PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS WHO CONTINUE IN ACTIVE SERVICE AFTER REACHING THE ENTITLEMENT AGE OF SIXTY FIVE (65) TO ACCRUE ANNUALLY PROGRAM POINTS AND RECEIVE A PROGRAM BENEFIT IN THE SUBSEQUENT YEAR FOR A PERIOD NOT TO EXCEED FORTY (40) YEARS; SAID AMENDMENT SHALL INCREASE THE ESTIMATED ANNUAL COST BY APPROXIMATELY $66,000 PER YEAR, AND THEREBY INCREASE THE ANNUAL PRO RATA SHARE PAID BY THE VILLAGE OF PORT WASHINGTON NORTH BY APPROXIMATELY $7200.00 FROM THE CURRENT APPROXIMATE COST OF $45,074.48; SUCH TOTAL ANNUAL COST TO BE APPROXIMATELY $1,273 PER ELIGIBLE PARTICIPANT; THE MONTHLY SERVICE AWARD PAYMENT WILL BE MAINTAINED AT $20.00 FOR EACH YEAR OF CREDITED PORT WASHINGTON FIRE DEPARTMENT VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER SERVICE; AND THE MAXIMUM MONTHLY AWARD PER ELIGIBLE PARTICIPANTS SHALL BE MAINTAINED AT $800 PER MONTH. A PARTICIPANT MUST SERVE AT LEAST FIVE (5) YEARS WITH THE DEPARTMENT TO VEST.
- Public Hearing scheduled for 7:30pm, July 1st at Village Hall to consider establishing parking restrictions when there is a snow emergency.
The proposed local law limits where and when vehicles can be parked on a public street during a snow emergency.