School District's Financial/Internal Controls in Good Shape
"The administration is doing a great job, the board of education has been very cooperative," reported Jill Fichter, CPA, a partner at Coughlin Foundotos Cullen & Danowski, LLP, the firm that performed the independent review of the Great Neck School District's financial and internal controls. This report was commissioned by the Board of Education in what Board Vice President Judi Bosworth termed "a post-Roslyn climate."
WAGNN Moves Toward Automation
One of these days, in the not too far away future, a Water Authority of GN North (WAGNN) truck will roll through your neighborhood in a specially fitted vehicle that will have the capacity to "read" your meter without an operator having to step out, ring your bell and physically "eyeball" your meter. Instead, in an automated reading system, similar to the technology of the E-Z pass, the truck will have a multi-directional "wand" that will register the numbers from your meter in order to generate your bill. According to Robert Graziano, superintendent of the authority, the savings in employee hours will be meaningful.
Steppingstone Marina 9th Annual Blessing of the Fleet
The Steppingstone Yacht Club, the Stepping Stone Sailing Club, and the Great Neck Park District are planning a special Waterfront Activities Day on Sunday, June 5. The highlight of the day will be the 9th Annual Blessing of the Fleet. The activities will begin at noon (rain or shine).
Great Neck Road Runners Advance to the State Cup Finals
In the semifinals of the New York State Cup the Great Neck Road Runners defeated the Bayside Strikers 2-1 in double overtime. This special group of 11 and 12 year old boys has accomplished what no other team that has represented the Great Neck Soccer club has ever done. They will face a strong team from New York City the "Asphalt Green Wave" at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 11 at the North Rockland Sports Complex for the championship. Come out and support these Great Neck heroes!
Kudos to the Board of Education ... Always Doing the Right Thing
County Executive's Column