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Town Board Unanimously Approves 2023-2027 Capital Plan

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Town Board Unanimously Approves 2023-2027 Capital Plan 

North Hempstead, NY – North Hempstead Town Supervisor Jennifer DeSena and the Town Board unanimously approved the Town’s 2023-2027 five-year Capital Plan, which includes improvements to infrastructure, parks upgrades, and road repaving. The $126,887,733 plan will be funded with a combination of borrowing, grants, and existing cash.

“This five-year capital plan puts a particular emphasis on bringing forward momentum to a number of long-stalled projects throughout the Town” Town Supervisor Jennifer DeSena said. “I believe that the Town should be seeking to not just maintain, but significantly improve our parks and our infrastructure. Thank you to the Town Board for working collaboratively throughout this process, the result of which is a capital plan that will improve Town infrastructure for generations to come.”

“North Hempstead’s Capital Plan serves as a blueprint for major infrastructure work that the Town will be pursuing over the next five years,” said Council Member Lurvey. “Formulating the Capital Plan is a comprehensive process, and we are certainly fortunate to have such dedicated commissioners and staff working collaboratively with the Town Board as we strive to improve the quality of life for North Hempstead’s residents.”

Upcoming General Fund projects approved in the 2023-2027 Capital Plan will include:

• Significant upgrades to various parks throughout North Hempstead, including Caemmerer Park, Clark Botanic Gardens, Donald Street Park, Martin "Bunky" Reid Park, Mary Jane Davies Green, Plandome Pond Park, Michael J. Tully Park, Sunset Park, and North Hempstead Beach Park
• Various improvements to the “Yes We Can” Community Center
• Turf replacement at Herricks Ballfield Park
• Conversion of Natural Turf Fields to Artificial Turf Fields at I-Park
• Electric Vehicles and Green Infrastructure
• Major enhancements to Town facilities, including bathrooms, ADA modifications, and the rehabilitation of HVAC systems
• Phase 2 renovation of the Schumacher House at Clinton G. Martin Park
• Wetland restoration at Hempstead Harbor

Town Operated Special District projects approved in the 2023-2027 Capital Plan will include:

• LED lighting replacement program
• Sidewalk District improvements
• Sidewalk improvements along Union Turnpike & Westbury Avenue
• Upgrades to Port Washington Public Parking District
• Renovation of the Roslyn Heights Park District Pool & Park

FEMA projects approved in the 2023-2027 Capital Plan will include:

• Bayview Avenue Shoreline Stabilization
• Rehabilitation of the Pier at North Hempstead Beach Park
• Robert Dayton Park Shoreline Restoration
• Repairs at Michael J. Tully Park AAC
• Reconstruction of the parking lot at Michael J. Tully Park
• In-Kind Replacement of the Town Dock
• Dredging at Town Dock, Leeds, and Mill Pond
• FEMA Parking Lot Projects at North Hempstead Beach Park

For a complete list of projects visit www.northhempsteadny.gov/capitalplan.

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