Chamber Requests Funding for BID Consultant
Members of the Garden City Chamber of Commerce addressed the Village Board of Trustees last Thursday, to request that the board approve $30,000 to hire a consultant to look further at developing a Business Improvement District (BID) in Garden City, an idea which has been raised several times over the last few years.
Metricom Petitions Village for Public Right of Way Access
Metricom, a high-speed wireless Internet and data network consisting of modems and radios, which are attached to light or utility poles, petitioned the Village of Garden City at the most recent board of trustees meeting, for access to the right of way, allowing them to place their radios on 18 light poles in the village.
Garden City Athletic Association Updates
The GCAA is in need of soccer referees for the upcoming boys fall season. All children in grade 6 or higher, who are well versed in the rules of soccer, are eligible to qualify to be a referee. If you feel you are qualified, and would be interested in becoming a referee, please send a note to the GCAA. The address is GCAA, PO Box 4, Garden City NY 11530. Please be sure to include your name, grade, Saturday afternoon availability (from noon to 5 p.m. starting Sept. 9), and how you are qualified.
Recreation Department News
The Recreation Department Summer Concert Series continues on Thursday, Aug. 24 at 7:15 p.m. with an evening of a cappella and sweet street corner harmonies as performed by The Magic Touch.
Life in Garden City
From the Mayor's Office