Nassau County Legislator Kevan Abrahams (D-Hempstead) recently approved a resolution to disperse Nassau County mortgage tax revenue to the County’s 64 incorporated villages at the November 7 meeting of the full legislature. The following villages will receive: The Village of Hempstead will receive $424,221, and the Village of Freeport will receive $489,988.
“I am delighted that we can continue to offer our fiscal support and cooperation at a time when the villages really need it,” Abrahams said.
In other news, the legislature also approved an appropriation of $218,927 to fund the Office of Housing and Intergovernmental Affairs’ Homeless Intervention Program. These funds, from the New York Office of Temporary Disability Assistance/Homeless Intervention Program, will provide supportive, empowerment based case management services to families and individuals who are homeless and to those in danger of becoming homeless.
“It is important, especially as cold weather approaches, that we do everything we can to make sure everyone has a warm bed at night,” Abrahams said. “These funds allow us to tackle homelessness in Nassau County and try to improve the quality of life of those residents that truly need it.”
Other supplemental appropriations approved by the legislature included:
The next legislative session will be on Monday, November 19th.