First responders from Glen Cove and surrounding areas were honored at Tuesday nights City Council meeting for their work during the
The city also premiered its very first public service medallions to the first responders who participated in saving the life of a 19 year-old woman from the burning building.
"It takes a special type of person to put themselves in harm's way for others," said Mayor Ralph Suozzi. "You could point to training; I believe it's courage. These individuals work as a team to save human lives, and have dedicated decades o their lives to serve the community with honor."
With golf season already underway, Suozzi said the city will wait until the end of the year to consider .
Suozzi said that the resolution amending golf fees would instead create new, nonresident twilight fees from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday at $49 for a round of golf, including a cart if available.
The resolution, which passed Tuesday night, also calls for increases in driving range fees, from $4 to $5 for a small size, and $7 to $8 for a medium size. The large remains at $12.
The council passed a resolution accepting a grant in the amount of $695,000 towards the construction of the at the developing waterfront.
The grant was awarded as part of the Restore NY II Program administered by the Empire State Development Corp.
Suozzi said the grant requires a 10% match from the city for discretionary purposes.
Two resolutions were on Tuesday's meeting agenda concerning the annual Downtown Sounds Summer Concert Series, produced by the the Glen Cove Downtown BID.
A resolution was passed authorizing the closure of Bridge Street, Glen Street, and School Street on Friday nights, July through August, when the concerts are held.
Suozzi said that the concert series has proved a great success. This year, the shows have attracted new sponsors: National Grid and Bethpage FCU, according to Suozzi.