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Councilperson Lurvey offered the following resolution and moved its adoption, which resolution was declared adopted after a poll of the members of this Board:

RESOLUTION NO. 540 - 2020

A PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER A PETITION TO DESIGNATE A SECONDARY HONORARY STREET NAME FOR A PORTION OF PLANDOME ROAD IN MANHASSET PURSUANT TO SECTION 10-5 OF THE TOWN CODE.

    WHEREAS, Article II of Chapter 10 of the Code of the Town of North Hempstead (the “Town Code”) provides for the designation of a secondary honorary name for an existing street or portion of existing street; and

 

    WHEREAS, Maria Commisso (the “Petitioner”) has applied for a secondary honorary street name for a portion of Plandome Road in Manhasset, from the corner of Orchard Street to the corner of Gaynor Avenue, to be known as “Joe ‘the Barber’ Commisso Road” (the “Petition”); and

 

    WHEREAS, the Town Highway Department (the “Highway Department”) has determined that the Petition meets the basic criteria set forth in Section 10-4 of the Town Code; and

 

    WHEREAS, following a review of the Petition by the Town Supervisor and the Councilperson for the area where the street is located (the “Councilperson”), the Councilperson recommended that a public hearing be scheduled to consider the Petition; and

 

    WHEREAS, due notice has been heretofore given of a public hearing to be held on the 17th day of December, 2020 via Zoom to consider the Petition; and

 

    WHEREAS, a copy of the Petition was forwarded by the Town Clerk to the local fire department, police department, and post office; and

 

    WHEREAS, the Town Board has carefully considered the proposed Petition, conducted a public hearing on December 17, 2020 via Zoom, with respect to the Petition, and has afforded all interested persons an opportunity to be heard at the public hearing; and

 

    WHEREAS, this Board deems it in the public interest to grant the Petition for a secondary honorary street name for a portion of Plandome Road in Manhasset, from the corner of Orchard Street to the corner of Gaynor Avenue, to be known as “Joe ‘the Barber’ Commisso Road”.

 

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT

 

   RESOLVED that the Petition is granted; and be it further

 

   RESOLVED that the Highway Department is authorized and directed to take such action as may be necessary to effectuate the foregoing, including the installation of appropriate signage, to identify a secondary honorary street name for a portion of Plandome Road in Manhasset, from the corner of Orchard Street to the corner of Gaynor Avenue, to be known as “Joe ‘the Barber’ Commisso Road”.

 

Dated:        Manhasset, New York

                   December 17, 2020

                       

The vote on the foregoing resolution was recorded as follows:

 

 

Ayes:  Councilperson Dalimonte, Councilperson Ferrara, Councilperson Lurvey, Councilperson Russell, Councilperson Seeman, Councilperson Zuckerman, Supervisor Bosworth


 

Nays:  None

  

 

cc: Town Attorney      Highways