Smithtown Town officials will host a public hearing on a the cleanup of a Kings Park home and consider several zoning changes on Tuesday afternoon.
Smithtown Town Board will hold a public hearing 2 p.m. Tuesday at Town Hall to consider entering into 21 Heather Drive in Kings Park to cleanup the property. This hearing is the latest in a string on blighted properties comes at the request of local residents.
In December 2012, Kings Park residents attended a town board to complain about a private home littered with junk and debris that was unsightly in their neighborhood. Corlyn Nedwick, who lives on Heather Drive, said the property owner Charles Richie has "allowed his home for the past 30 years to deteriorate and become unsightly.”
Residents will have a chance to have their say at Tuesday's public hearing, before town board members vote on whether to authorize entry onto the property to remove all existing junk cards, yard waste and other garbage.
The town board will also host a public hearing on removing some of the zoning restrictions on Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in Hauppauge.
Town officials will move to have a public hearing on a requested zoning change for a Commack property owner who is change zoning from residential to wholesale industrial on a residential home along Jericho Turnpike. The property is on the southside of Jericho Turnpike near Mayfair Shopping Center.