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  1 Asharoken Avenue
  Asharoken, NY 11768
  (631) 261-7098
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  Asharoken Police: (631) 261-7400
  Fire / Ambulance: (631) 757-1111

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Paving project the week of October 21: details below.

The Asharoken Holiday Party is now SOLD OUT! For questions please contact Carole Casamassima at 631-261-1895.

Next yard debris pickup is Tuesday, November 13.

Recycle every Wednesday: less trash saves the village cash! For more information click here.

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Asharoken Paving Project

A portion of Asharoken Avenue from 232 to 355 will be repaved. A corner at the intersection of Bevin Road and Kew Court will also be repaired.

Milling of the roadway is scheduled for Tuesday October 23, and paving is scheduled for October 24 and 25. Please keep in mind we may have some traffic delays during these days, and that the schedule is subject to change. Thank you for your patience.
Message from Asharoken Mayor Greg Letica:

October 12, 2018

Dear Neighbors:

On September 6 at 2pm, the Village opened the bids for its next section of road resurfacing from 232 to 355 Asharoken Avenue. Also included in this project will be a repair of Bevin Road near Kew Court. The lowest bidder was Poscilico Civil Inc. who has done work for the Village before. The Village worked with Poscillico Civil Inc. to lower its price by $4,000 and to include pavement markings.

A large portion of the cost of this
American Kestrel
American Kestrel
project will be paid for by a $50,000 SAM grant that NYS Senator Carl Marcellino was instrumental in getting for the Village and accumulated CHIPS funds. I would like to thank Senator Marcellino for his continued support of the Village. The Village's cost for this project after applying both the SAM grant and CHIPS fund will be $11,500 which will be funded using our Highway Reserve account.

The tentative start date for this two-day project is likely to be next week, we will keep you informed. This is the fourth phase of a long-term resurfacing program of Asharoken Avenue that began in 2014. For the final resurfacing section the Village has secured a $70,000 Multi-modal grant which will be used towards the cost of completing the next section from 355 to 499 Asharoken Avenue.
Black-Throated Blue Warbler
Black-Throated Blue Warbler
We anticipate this section to be completed in the next year or two.

The Village has been able to do this work without incurring any debt and not increasing taxes for the last three years thanks to careful fiscal management. I would like to give a big thank you to Village Clerk Nancy Rittenhouse. She was instrumental in securing the $50,000 grant and also put together the bid package. Another terrific job by Nancy.

As I write this note the first strong cold front of the fall season has rolled through the Village. This is a lovely time of year in Asharoken and often is a good time to see migrating birds on their way to their winter homes. Two neat birds that I saw last week were an American Kestrel and a Black-Throated Blue Warbler. I've included a couple of photos to share these two beautiful birds with you.

Mayor Greg Letica
LEGAL NOTICE: Planning Board Meeting October 29

The Asharoken Planning Board will hold a hearing at Village Hall on Monday, October 29 at 7:30pm with regard to the Duck Island Corp. request for a second 90-day extension. Click here to read the full legal notice.
10th Annual Asharoken Coastal Cleanup:
Huge Success With Almost 250 Volunteers

Board of Trustees Meeting November 13

The next meeting of the Asharoken Board of Trustees will be on Tuesday, November 13, at 6:30pm.

The last meeting was on October 2. Click here to read the draft agenda for that meeting.

To view the full schedule of Board of Trustees meetings, click on "Government" above, then "Trustees Meetings" or click here.

Except as otherwise noted, all Board of Trustees meetings are held at 6:30pm at Asharoken Village Hall, 1 Asharoken Avenue, Asharoken, NY. Work session meetings are generally held in the afternoon. All meetings are open to the public.
September, October 2018 Meeting Minutes Online

The following meeting minutes of the Asharoken Board of Trustees are now online:
• Approved Minutes: September 4 meeting
• Draft Minutes: October 2 meeting
Minutes are posted on this website as they become available. Contact the Village Clerk if you have any questions. Archived minutes, as well as the full Board of Trustees meeting schedule, can be found by clicking on "Government" above, then "Trustees Meetings" or click here.
Message from Asharoken Mayor Greg Letica:

September 28, 2018

Dear Neighbors:

On Saturday, September 22, the Village held its Annual Coastal Cleanup. Over 200 volunteers participated and collected debris from Crab Meadow Beach to Hobart Beach, filling a 20 yard dumpster donated by the Town of Huntington. The Coastal Cleanup event has really made a significant difference and continues to improve the marine environment.

I would like to thank the following residents for a fantastic job organizing and running the event; Deb Masterson, Cathy Zimmermann, Lucy and Matt Davies, Karen and Eric Flood, Michele and Joe Tilleli, Deputy Mayor Pam Pierce, Peggy Greenlees, Tracy Ayer, Joan Ettinger and Trustee Mel Ettinger. The Coastal Cleanup involves many levels of responsibility and our volunteers do an amazing job at making it a truly successful event for parents and especially students in our community who look forward to this event for community service credit. We thank all of you.

I would also like to thank Town of Huntington Supervisor Chad Lupinacci, Deputy Supervisor Pat Delcol and Director of Maritime Services Ed Carr for their contributions to the event. Year after year the Town of Huntington has provided the 20 yard dumpster for the collected debris and opens up the pavilion at Asharoken Beach for our volunteers. Thank you for sharing your services with the Village. Wishing you all a great weekend.

Mayor Greg Letica

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