Smithtown Town officials will consider the clean up of several blighted properties across town as well as construction of a Nesconset assisted living facility on Tuesday.
Smithtown Town Board will host three public hearings all related to the clean up of four blighted properties at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Town Hall. The property owners will be offered the opportunity to plea their case and local residents a chance to comment on the garbage and decay of these buildings is affecting their community.
The four properties at stake are: 30 Helen Avenue in Smithtown, owned by James Chitty and Jessica Ott; 7 Hadley Drive in Smithtown, owned by Richard and Maria Collaro; and 77 and 81 Main Street in Kings Park owned by Frederic Powell - commonly referred to as the Hightower Homes.
The four homes were featured on the town's blighted properties list created by town councilmen Robert Creighton, Kevin Malloy and Edward Wehrheim in June 2011.
Furthering the fight against blight, town board consider scheduling a public hearing for possible cleanup of 21 Heather Drive in Kings Park. In December 2012, Kings Park residents claimed
Smithtown officials will also vote on plans to build Amber Assisted Living Facility off Lake Avenue in Nesconset. The facility's total size will be approximately 90,000 square feet, which includes living quarters and a separate sewage treatment plant.
Click here to read Smithtown Town Board's full agenda for their Jan. 8 meeting on the town's website.