Written by Garden City Mayor Robert J. Rothschild Friday, 04 June 2010 00:00
Village offices were closed on Monday, May 31, 2010 in observance of Memorial Day. Those scheduled for recycling are asked to put their recyclables out on Monday, June 7. The holiday collection schedule will be as follows: Residents west of Rockaway Avenue — garbage pickup on Tuesday and Friday; residents east of Rockaway Avenue — garbage pickup on Wednesday and Saturday.
I have been informed that the Garden City Bird Sanctuary will be celebrating its Fifteenth Anniversary with a Celebration Benefit on Saturday, June 5, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Bird Sanctuary (opposite 181 Tanners Pond Road). This event will feature strawberry shortcake, food, beverages, music, raffle prizes and entertainment. Tickets are $30 for non-members and $25 for members. For additional information, contact Mr. Rob Alvey at (516) 326-1720.
The next board of trustees meetings will be held on Thursday, June 3; and Thursday, June 17. The meetings will be held in the boardroom at Village Hall and will begin at 8 p.m.
I encourage residents to periodically utilize the village’s website for information regarding the village’s operations, as well as items of seasonal and special interest. The address is www.garden cityny.net. One item that is listed on the village’s home page under the Heading of Administration is information regarding village taxes.