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Marion Carll Farm, Industrial Zoning on Commack Civic's Agenda

Commack Civic Association will hold its monthly meeting 7 p.m. Thursday at the Commack branch of the Smithtown Special Library.

Commack residents have the chance to learn about and discuss a number of commercial business issues at their civic association meeting Thursday night. 

Commack Civic Association will host its monthly meeting 7 p.m. Thursday at the Topics on the agenda include the Marion Carll Farm's preservation and the request for zoning change for multiple properties along Old Northport Road between Kings Park and Commack. 

Carlson Associates has submitted an application for a change of zoning from light industrial to wholesale/industrial and heavy industrial for multiple properties along Old Northport Road. Smithtown's Planning Director Frank DeRubeis said a zone change would allow the property owners to legalize many actions and businesses currently taking place on these properties, which have been submit to multiple fines and violations in recent years. 

Kings Park residents have voiced concerns at recent town board meetings regarding the odors and fumes emanating from these properties, claiming negative health effects. 

The Town of Smithtown will hold a public hearing on the request for a zone change from light industrial to heavy industrial at their June 6 Planning Board meeting at 8 p.m. in the Eugene A. Cannataro Senior Citizen Center. 

The Commack Civic Association also plans to discuss the latest updates in the Marion Carll Farm preservation which includes , looking to reclaim the property. 

The guest speaker of the night is Smithtown Town Councilman Kevin Malloy, who will be presenting and answering questions before local issues. 

The meeting will begin at 7 p.m., with light refreshments being served. It is open to all Commack residents. 

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