Difference of 48 Votes Secures Hicksville Spending Plan
A total of 48 votes meant the passage of Hicksville's 2006-2007 spending plan of $98.15 million. On Tuesday, residents voted 1,421 to 1,373 in favor of Proposition I, a 7.33 percent budget-to-budget increase over the current year's spending. With state aid estimated to be 10.23 percent or approximately $10,038,530, passage of the budget means the average Class 1 homeowner's tax bill will be approximately $3,866 - a $224 increase over the current year's average tax bill of $3,642.
Assembly and Senate Reach Gas Tax Cap Agreement
New York State Assemblyman Rob Walker (R,C-Hicksville) this week announced that the Assembly and state Senate have reached agreement on a plan to provide New Yorkers with relief from high gas prices by capping the state sales tax on gasoline. The agreement would save New Yorkers as much as $450 million annually at the pumps by capping the state sales tax at 8 cents per gallon.
PAL to Hold 2006 Spring Registration
The Hicksville Unit of the Nassau County Police Activity League (PAL) will hold registration for the spring 2006 season on Monday, May 22 and Wednesday, May 24 from 7 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, May 27 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the PAL Office Trailer.
Crusaders Football, Cheerleading Registration May 22
Registration for the 2006 Hicksville Crusaders Football/Cheerleading season will take place Monday, May 22 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Levittown Hall. At this time, registration for football (ages 5 to 14) and cheerleading (ages 5 to 12) will take place. In addition, the final of three free pre-season cheerleading clinics will take place on Monday, June 5. For more information regarding cheerleading, contact Tonia Torrellas, director, at 822-1289. For information regarding football call Mike McIllwee at 390-6217. Additional information is also available at www.hicksvillecrusaders.com.
Luncheon Was a Success