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District 1 - Carle Place, New Cassel/Westbury and Villages of Old Westbury and Westbury

    

Biography

Viviana holds the distinction of making history by becoming the first African American woman ever elected to the North Hempstead Town Board. Elected in November 2009 and now in her second term as Councilwoman for the 1st District, Viviana she serves New Cassel/Westbury, Carle Place and the Villages of Westbury and Old Westbury. Prior to becoming Councilwoman, Viviana gained governmental experience working at the Town of North Hempstead’s 311 Call Center from its inception and serving residents throughout the Town and as a Constituent Liaison for New York State 13th Assembly District. Most recently, Viviana was the Administration and Communications Manager for Mom-mentum (formerly the National Association of Mothers’ Centers), an organization birthed in 1974 for mothers to share their experiences and address their concerns of mothering. The organization now focuses on engaging, enriching and empowering women through personal and professional development and public policy.

Since taking office Viviana has worked with every level of government to demonstrate her motto of SOWing into the community - Strengthening bonds between residents, the community, organizations and government; Overcoming obstacles and Welcoming new ideas by bringing everyone to the table to accomplish the goals set forth by the communities she serves.
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Town Board Agenda District 1 Concerns

January 30, 2018 7:00 PM

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

2. A PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER THE ADOPTION OF AN ORDINANCE AFFECTING URBAN AVENUE IN WESTBURY.
Synopsis: The adoption of this ordinance will establish a Reserved Parking - Permit Required parking restriction on the west side of Urban Avenue, south of Park Avenue, in Westbury.

 
3. A PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER  THE ADOPTION OF AN ORDINANCE AFFECTING BROOKLYN AVENUE IN WESTBURY.
Synopsis: The adoption of this ordinance will establish a Reserved Parking - Permit Required parking restriction on the east side of Brooklyn Avenue, south of Prospect Avenue, in Westbury. 

7. A PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER AN AMENDMENT TO THE NEW CASSEL URBAN RENEWAL PLAN.
Synopsis: The proposed action is the addition of three parcels to the map of properties to be acquired by the Agency: 32 Third Avenue, Westbury (Section 11, Block 110, Lot 138); 182 Catherine Street, Westbury (Section 11, Block 127, Lots 114-116) and 212 Sheridan Street, Westbury (Section 11, Block 45, Lot 76).


8. A PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER THE APPLICATION OF THE TOWN OF NORTH HEMPSTEAD FOR A CHANGE OF ZONE FOR THE PREMISES LOCATED AT 985 PROSPECT AVENUE, 987 PROSPECT AVENUE AND 215 BROOKLYN AVENUE, WESTBURY, NEW YORK AND DESIGNATED ON THE NASSAU COUNTY LAND AND TAX MAP AS SECTION 11, BLOCK 10, LOTS 29-31, 45 AND 46.
Synopsis: The proposed action is the rezoning of lots 29-31 from Residence-C to Business-A to enable the construction of a three-story, 11,888 s.f. mixed-use building (retail/bank and 10 senior residence units) on a 16,630 s.f. (0.38 acre) parcel.  Lots 45 and 46 are already in the Business-A zone.

 
9. A PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER THE PROPOSAL OF THE TOWN OF NORTH HEMPSTEAD COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AGENCY TO SELL THE PROPERTIES LOCATED AT 985 PROSPECT AVENUE, WESTBURY, NEW YORK (SECTION 11, BLOCK 10, LOT 45); 987 PROSPECT AVENUE, WESTBURY, NEW YORK  (SECTION 11, BLOCK 10, LOT 46); AND 215 BROOKLYN AVENUE, WESTBURY, NEW YORK (SECTION 11, BLOCK 10, LOTS 29 THROUGH 31) TO EUROAMERCIAN FUNDING GROUP, LLC FOR DEVELOPMENT.

RESOLUTIONS:


16. A RESOLUTION SETTING A DATE FOR A PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER THE ADOPTION OF A LOCAL LAW AMENDING CHAPTER 2 OF THE TOWN CODE ENTITLED "ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT."
Synopsis: The purpose of the local law is to authorize the Building Commissioner to suspend or revoke plumbing licenses under certain circumstances. Tentative hearing date is March 20, 2018.

 
17. A RESOLUTION SETTING A DATE FOR A PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER THE ADOPTION OF A LOCAL LAW AMENDING CHAPTER 70 OF THE TOWN CODE ENTITLED "ZONING."

Synopsis: The purpose of the local law is to amend the Town's zoning code to clarify the regulations concerning alterations to a restaurant and the calculation of parking requirements for a restaurant. Tentative hearing date is March 20, 2018.


18. A RESOLUTION SETTING A DATE FOR A PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER THE RESCISSION OF AN ORDINANCE AFFECTING KOCH PLACE IN CARLE PLACE.
Synopsis: The rescission of this ordinance will remove the presently posted time limit parking restrictions on the east and west sides of Koch Place in Carle Place. Tentative hearing date is February 27, 2018.

20. A RESOLUTION SETTING A DATE FOR A PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER THE ADOPTION OF AN ORDINANCE AFFECTING SWALM STREET IN WESTBURY.
Synopsis: The adoption of this ordinance will establish a Reserved Parking space on the west side of Swalm Street, south of Prospect Avenue, in Westbury. Tentative hearing date is February 27, 2018.


21. A RESOLUTION SETTING A DATE FOR A PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER THE  ADOPTION OF AN ORDINANCE AFFECTING PEARL STREET IN WESTBURY.
Synopsis: The adoption of this ordinance will establish a Reserved Parking space on the west side of Pearl Street, north of Broadway, in Westbury. Tentative hearing date is February 27, 2018.

29. A RESOLUTION SETTING A DATE FOR A PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF BUILDING SAFETY, INSPECTION AND ENFORCEMENT TO DEMOLISH AND REMOVE THE BUILDING LOCATED AT 1 FLORAL LANE, WESTBURY, IDENTIFIED ON THE LAND AND TAX MAP OF THE COUNTY OF NASSAU AS SECTION 11, BLOCK 118, LOTS 27 AND 28.
Synopsis: The Department of Building Safety, Inspection and Enforcement has determined that the building located at the premises is an “Unsafe Building” as defined in Chapter 2A of the Town Code.  Pursuant to Section 2A-9[A] of the Town Code, the Town Board may, upon the recommendation of the Commissioner of Building Safety, Inspection and Enforcement and after a public hearing, direct that an Unsafe Building be demolished and removed by the owner or the Town.  Tentative hearing date is February 27, 2018.

 
30. A RESOLUTION SETTING A DATE FOR A PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF BUILDING SAFETY, INSPECTION AND ENFORCEMENT TO DEMOLISH AND REMOVE THE BUILDING LOCATED AT 34 BRAMBLE, WESTBURY, IDENTIFIED ON THE LAND AND TAX MAP OF THE COUNTY OF NASSAU AS SECTION 11, BLOCK 173, LOT 134.
Synopsis: The Department of Building Safety, Inspection and Enforcement has determined that the building located at the premises is an “Unsafe Building” as defined in Chapter 2A of the Town Code.  Pursuant to Section 2A-9[A] of the Town Code, the Town Board may, upon the recommendation of the Commissioner of Building Safety, Inspection and Enforcement and after a public hearing, direct that an Unsafe Building be demolished and removed by the owner or the Town.  Tentative hearing date is February 27, 2018.

31. A RESOLUTION SETTING A DATE FOR A PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER THE EXECUTION OF CONTRACTS WITH VARIOUS FIRE COMPANIES FOR FIRE PROTECTION SERVICES TO BE FURNISHED IN FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICTS.
Synopsis: The proposed action is the execution of contracts with Albertson Hook & Ladder, Engine & Hose Co. No. 1; Carle Place Hook & Ladder, Engine & Hose Co. No. 1, Glenwood Hook & Ladder, Engine & Hose Co. No. 1, Inc., Alert Engine, Hook, Ladder & Hose Co. No. 1, Inc., Vigilant Engine & Hook & Ladder Co., Inc.; Port Washington Fire Department, Inc.; Roslyn Rescue Hook & Ladder and Roslyn Highlands Hook & Ladder, Engine & Hose Co., Inc. for fire protection services to various Town-operated fire protection districts and contributions to length of service award programs. Tentative hearing date is February 27, 2018.

41. A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH LND STUDIO FOR THE ARTS, LLC FOR DANCE CLASSES AT THE NORTH HEMPSTEAD "YES WE CAN" COMMUNITY CENTER, NEW CASSEL.

44. A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH UNIFIED NEW CASSEL COMMUNITY REVITALIZATION CORP. TO SPONSOR A SUMMER CAMP.

 

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Councilwoman Viviana Russell YouTube Videos Links

    
    Grand Street School Demolition
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p4FEFCAk-VM


    Worthy Lux Grand Opening
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    Rose Place Construction
    https://youtu.be/k2T9JL3fmeY



    My Brother’s Keeper
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