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BOARD OF TRUSTEES

VILLAGE OF

NEW HYDE PARK

 

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Deputy Mayor Lawrence J. Montreuil

Term April 2013 - April 2017

LMontreuil@VNHP.org

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Trustee Richard A. Coppola Jr.

Term April 2011 - April 2015

RCoppola@VNHP.org

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Trustee Donald B. Barbieri

Term April 2013 - April 2017

DBarbieri@VNHP.org

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Trustee Donna M. Squicciarino

Term April 2014 - April 2015

DSquicciarino@VNHP.org

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The legislative body of a Village, the Board of Trustees, is comprised of the Mayor and four Trustees.  The members of the Board of Trustees are elected for a four year terms and has authority as set forth in Section 4-412 of the Village Law. The general power granted under this section provides they: “shall have management of Village property and finances, may take all measures and do all acts, by local law, not inconsistent with the provisions of the constitution, and not inconsistent with the general law except as authorized by Municipal Home Rule Law, which shall be deemed expedient or desirable for good government of the Village, its management and business, the protection of its property, the safe , health, comfort, and general welfare of its inhabitants, the protection of their property, the preservation of peace and good order, the suppression of vice, the benefit of trade, and the preservation and protection of public works.” This extremely broad grant of powers enables the Board of Trustees to adopt a wide range of local laws to address Village concerns, as long as the action taken in not inconsistent with the constitution or general laws of the State.  The specific requirements to be eligible to hold an elective Village office: one must be 18 years of age or older, a citizen of the United States, and a resident of the Village.

 

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