ToNH: Re-Open the Alvin Petrus Park

Re-Open the Alvin Petrus Park

Hello Great Neck Patch! The Town of North Hempstead and the North Hempstead Housing Authorty has closed a 50 year old park that was used by about 250 children and their families. This is a very small parcel of land about 1.5 acres and the housing complex that was planned to be built was rejected by the community and then the plans withdrawn by the housing authority. 

Maybe just for spite the NHHA put up a fence and has closed off the park. This happened almost two years ago and as we are in the middle of another summer the park remains closed and the childred have to play in a parking lot.

We have started a petition to ask the ToNH and the North Hempstead Housing Authority to reopen the park. Please help by signing an online petition that will be given to Supv. Jon Kaiman at the July 31st Town board meeting.

This is an issue for all the Town of North Hempstead so please help to save the Petrus Park.




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Lee Kalinsky July 28, 2012 at 04:25 AM
Is someone bailing from all the pressure at the NHHA? Send your Resume today!!! Executive Director: Executive Director: The North Hempstead Housing Authority of the Town of North Hempstead, New York is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Executive Director. The position requires a creative leader who has the ability to fix a troubled Agency. The Agency owns and manages 189 senior-family units and distributes and administers 184 Section 8 vouchers,. The job would also requires serving as managing liaison for 286 prior public housing units which have been privatized, plus and managing a staff of public housing authority employees. The position requires a candidate with strong leadership qualities, a working knowledge of government, strong communication skills, a working knowledge of HUD rules & regulations, financial controls, organization development, and community organizations, and the ability to work with a Board of Commissioners with high expectations for the Agency to perform at a higher level. Experience in real estate development and a four year college degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate field are required. The candidate must have NAHRO PHM Certification or Executive Director Certification within one year of employment. Salary is negotiable; excellent benefits package. Relocation expenses are not reimbursable. Send resume, including professional references to NHHA Chairman Matthew Cuomo at Mcuomonhha@optonline.net
Lee Kalinsky July 30, 2012 at 12:56 AM
Want to help re-open the Alvin Petrus Park? Call the North Hempstead Housing Authority (516) 627-6433 Matthew Cuomo: Chairperson Bette Segal: Vice Chairman Sean T. Rainey: Executive Director Please sign the online petition: http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/alvin-petrus-park Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/alvinpetruspark/
Lee Kalinsky July 30, 2012 at 09:12 PM
ToNH Board meeting tomorrow 7/31. Speak up in support of the Alvin Petrus Park. Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/alvinpetruspark
Lee Kalinsky July 31, 2012 at 12:40 PM
Town Board meeting tonight!!! Please come, add your voice. Tell Supv. Jon Kaiman to re-open the Petrus Park. Support the park and "Like" us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/alvinpetruspark
Lee Kalinsky August 16, 2012 at 11:02 PM
Two solid pieces in today's Port Washington News about the Petrus Park. The re-opening of the park remains a top story in the Port News where the park was front page news in the prior two issues. Again today the Port news has a half page editorial again showing this is an important story for all of North Hempstead. http://portwashington-news.com/2012/editorial-answers-to-questions-about-alvan-petrus-park/ Save the Petrus Park on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/alvinpetruspark


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