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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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  • On Thursday, June 30, Asharoken Ave. will be repaved from Village Hall to Duck Island Lane starting at 6am. Striping will follow and may continue into Friday; expect delays.

  • Village annual tax bills have been mailed. Taxes are due by July 1.

  • The Village's Independence Day fireworks are scheduled for Monday, July 4, with a rain date of July 5.

  • Questions regarding sanitation and back-door services? call Joanne at 631-807-1836 or Joe Carillo at 516-449-3703.

  • The Village has mooring space available located directly behind Village Hall. Click here for the application.

  • ** Check our News & Notices section for local area events (and events at both Public Libraries). **

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Message from Asharoken Mayor Greg Letica:



June 27, 2022

Dear Neighbors:

Based on the Village's new fire prevention law and out of an abundance of caution, it has been decided that bonfires will not be permitted from houses 100-200 on the sound side. Beach fires will still be permitted in this area. Please refer to the new law to familiarize yourself with the guidelines and comply with requests from the Asharoken PD for both beach fires and bonfires: Restrictions on Fourth of July Bonfires. The Village's long-standing tradition of bonfires on the 4th can only continue if we use common-sense and caution. I thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Congressman Tom Suozzi called on Friday to let us know that he was able to get $1,000,000 for seawall repair into the House appropriations bill. This is a critical first step but does not assure that the Village will get the money. The bill still has to pass both the House and the Senate. We will provide updates as we move forward. I want to thank Congressman Suozzi for all of his efforts to help the Village. He has been a terrific ally in the last six years.

Last, there was a story over the weekend in The Observer about the expansion of the Northport sewer system into Asharoken. At this time there are no plans nor have there been any discussions to extend the Northport sewer system into Asharoken.

Have a great day,
Mayor Dr. Gregory Letica
Paving Projects Begin June 27

Village Hall to Duck Island Lane,
Entrance to Beach Plum Drive:

This work is expected to begin on June 27; expect some delays through June 29.

355 to 501 Asharoken Ave,
Shoulder along beach lots:

This work is expected to begin about July 6; again, expect some delays. The shoulder along the beach lot parking areas will be excavated to prepare for new pavement. There will be approximately 2-3 days when beach lot owners will not be able to park in this area during the repair. We appreciate your patience.
TAX NOTICE:
Village Taxes due by July 1

The Tax Roll and Warrant for the Fiscal year 2022-2023, ending May 31, 2023 has been delivered to the Village Treasurer and Village Clerk of the Village of Asharoken for the purpose of collecting taxes. Village Taxes are due on or before July 1. Any payments received after July 1 will be subject to a 5% penalty, plus an additional 1% for every month thereafter.
Village Election Results:

Results of the election held on June 21:

Gregory Letica — Mayor  225
 
Melvin Ettinger — Trustee  200
Laura Rittenhouse Burke — Trustee  206
 
Paul Boronow — Village Justice  206
 
Write-ins:
Matthew Verdone — Mayor  19
 
Diliberto — Trustee  1
Beach Lot Jane — Trustee  1
Sank — Trustee  2
Matthew Verdone — Trustee  1
 
Sank — Village Justice  1
Matthew Verdone — Village Justice  2
4th of July 2022 Fireworks:

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The Village fireworks show is scheduled for Monday, July 4, 2022. The fireworks will be launched from a barge on the sound side of Asharoken Avenue and will begin at approximately 9:15pm, weather permitting. The rain date is Tuesday, July 5.

Residents and property owners, please remember there is no parking on any Village street and there are no public parking facilities in Asharoken. Please make sure you and your guests park only on your private property. Due to excessive traffic congestion, for everyone's safety, all traffic and parking laws will be strictly enforced.

Check asharoken.com through July 4 for last-minute updates.

As always, our police department will be patrolling the Village, our beaches and waters, and personal fireworks are strictly forbidden.
4th of July Bonfire Restrictions

In April of 2022, the Board of Trustees approved amendents to local law Chapter 70 entitled "Fire Prevention." One of the sections added was 70-4, Restrictions on Fourth of July Bonfires. Please review this section carefully and follow the restrictions during our Independence Day festivities.
Trustees Organizational Meeting July 12

The next meeting of the Asharoken Board of Trustees will be an Organizational Meeting held, in-person only, on Tuesday, July 12, 2022 at 6:30pm. Note: The Special/Work Session Meeting previously scheduled for June 28 has been CANCELLED.

The previous meeting was June 7. 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 regular Board of Trustees meetings are held at 6:30pm at Asharoken Village Hall, 1 Asharoken Avenue, Asharoken, NY. Special/Work Session meetings are generally held in the afternoon. All meetings are open to the public.
May, June 2022 Meeting Minutes

The following meeting minutes of the Asharoken Board of Trustees are now online: 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:



June 17, 2022

Dear Neighbors:

I am pleased to report that resident John Rittenhouse was able to assist the Village in securing a new outboard engine for the police boat. If all goes according to plan, I expect the police boat will be in service by July 15th. I would like to thank John for all his efforts.

Deputy Mayor Pam Pierce and I met with the Army Corps of Engineers and the Town of Huntington Highway Department to develop a plan to stabilize a section of the seawall. I will keep you posted on our progress.

Last, I would like to wish all the dads a very happy Father's Day. Enjoy your special day.

Best Regards,
Mayor Dr. Gregory Letica
Message from Asharoken Mayor Greg Letica:



June 10, 2022

Dear Residents:

At the Board of Trustees meeting on June 7, the Village awarded two paving contracts:
  1. Poscillico Civil was awarded the contract for Village Hall to 285 Asharoken Ave. and the entrance to Beach Plum Drive. National Grid will be reimbursing the Village for this contract cost.
  2. Rosemar Paving was awarded the contract for 355-501 Asharoken Avenue and shoulder repair. Part of the contract cost will be paid for using a $70,000 multimodal grant and Consolidated Highway Improvement Program (CHIPS) funds. The start of these paving projects will begin very soon. In addition the Village has applied for a DASNY grant to repave Bevin Road. We are waiting for approval of this request.
Fourth of July: Grucci is planning another outstanding fireworks display, and the barge and tugboat have been secured. Big thanks goes to Carole Casamassima, Jean Bonawandt and Linda Letica for raising $13,000 to help defray the costs of this amazing Village tradition.

The fireworks display will take place on Monday, July 4th around 9:15pm, and the rain date is on Tuesday, July 5th.

Have a great weekend.
Mayor Dr. Gregory Letica
Message from Asharoken Mayor Greg Letica:



June 8, 2022

Dear Neighbors:

Below are links to two documents: my report from the June 7 Board of Trustees meeting to update you on recent events in the Village. Also, a letter sent to Supervisor Ed Smyth formally requesting the Town of Huntington to partner with the Village of Asharoken on replacing the seawall. I hope you have a great day.
Mayor Dr. Gregory Letica



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