Town Board notes
Supervisor Carpenter and the Islip Town Board are pictured here with Hispanic Heritage Award winner, Peter Rivera.

Courtesy photo

Town Board notes


ISLIP TOWN—Hispanic Heritage awards were presented at the Islip Town Board meeting on the evening of Tuesday, Sept. 25 at Islip Town Hall. The honorees were: Kelvin Carrion, who’s Cuba Series is displayed throughout Town Hall in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month; Dr. Elaine Medin in the category of Education; Jerilyn Colon in the category of Community Service Volunteer;  Herbie Medina in the category of Community Service Volunteer; Neftali Collazo in the category of Education; Pastor Gregory Wilk Sr., a pioneer of Abundant Life Church; and Suffolk County Police Officer Peter Rivera of the 3rd Precinct in Bay Shore.

After the award ceremony, officials addressed a full agenda of resolutions. Included among them, supervisor Angie Carpenter was authorized to execute an intermunicipal agreement with Nassau County for use of and access to the Town of Islip Rifle, Pistol, and Archery Range, located on Freeman Avenue in Islip. 

The supervisor was also authorized to execute a contract with Bana Electric Corp., a Farmingdale-based electrical contractor, for the Greater Bay Shore Generator Resiliency Project. In addition, Martin J. Bellow was appointed as commissioner of the Department of Environmental Control. 

Carpenter was authorized to execute a professional services agreement with R&M Engineering, a Huntington-based engineering consultant, for design and construction management services for connection of sewage collection facilities at Lexington Village Condominiums (located on Hemlock Lane in Bay Shore) to the Southwest Sewer District. 

In addition, Carpenter was authorized to enter into an agreement with Meniere’s Parkview Riding Center (located on Connetquot Avenue in Central Islip) to provide a summer camp program for Islip Town residents. 

The next Islip Town Board meeting will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 2 p.m. in the Town Board Room.