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June 24th Minutes
Jun 24, 2015 - Comsewogue Library

Port Jefferson Station/Terryville Civic Association Meeting         Minutes  May 27, 2015


Ex board members present:  Ed Garboski, Diane Lenihan, Joan Nickeson, Lou Antoniello, Charlie McAteer, Frank Gibbons.  Howard Aarons absent with notice

Pledge 7:04    

Presentation by Officer Gibaldi.

April general meeting minutes, read and approved with amendments.

Point of procedure; not reading minutes as correspondence.

Treasurer report: Balance as of April 30, 2015 is $2,395.82, approved and accepted.


Antique lighting for rte 112: costs for purchase and installation.


Development of Port Jefferson Village apartments: The impact of Brookhaven IDA tax relief to developers, on Comsewogue School district residents, and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) requirements for input from Superintendent Dr. Rella.


Ramifications of zoning changes: Heatherwood Golf Course, and potentially, the property near TD Bank, currently zoned as a small office park.

Presentation by Jennifer Dzvonar, president of North Shore Chamber of Commerce, on the importance of shopping locally.  She also donated a $100 dollar gift certificate to Bass Electric and a bottle of wine for a raffle, for our meeting. Dina Simoes won the raffle.

Presentation: Charlie Kinder of Sound Symphony Orchestra- they will be performing June 7th, 2pm Comsewogue High School. Flyers given to Claudia Friselle and Charlie, for posting.


Kara Hahn is holding a community meeting at Comsewogue Library May 28th, 7pm

The Town of Brookhaven has a new Land Acquisition and Management Plan. A public meeting is being held at Town Hall May 28th, 4pm

Our school district is pursuing a Middle States Accreditation. Ed and Frank joined the committee of residents, parents and staff.

The Medford Civic is circulating a petition regarding video gaming terminals.

Assemblyman Steve Englebright will be at our June 24th civic association meeting. The executive board met with him last week, on various community issues, and a possible ‘Green-Stop’ in the ‘Commons’ park.


The ex board will meet with Sen. LaValle in June, on various community issues.

Committee report: 

Beautification: Kudos to volunteers for work at parks, schools and various locations during the Brookhaven Clean Up, and Old Town Blooms/Emerald Magic for donations.

Transportation: No official report but rte 347 was closed at Rte 112 in order to re-open a section of Jayne Blvd. This held up traffic for many drivers for a very long time.

Meeting adjourned: 8:50pm

Minutes submitted by_________________________________________

                                      Joan Nickeson, Recording Secretary

PO BOX 371
Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776