Community meeting exploring New Cassel’s ‘renaissance’

The Island Now

North Hempstead Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth, Council Member Viviana Russell and the New Cassel Steering Committee invite residents and business owners to participate in a virtual and online community meeting to learn about the Brownfields program grant project in New Cassel on Tuesday, May 18 at 7 p.m.

The town was awarded a United States Environmental Protection Agency Community-Wide Assessment Grant. The EPA’s Brownfields Program provides assistance to help assess, safely clean up and reuse contaminated properties. This enables properties to be revitalized and put back into use. North Hempstead is reaching out to the community to get their input to help guide current and future work in the area.

“We appreciate the EPA awarding us this grant. This project is a huge benefit to the community of New Cassel and the revitalization of the area,” said Supervisor Bosworth. “Input from our community including residents and business owners alike will help us fulfill the community’s vision for enhancing properties while creating a more attractive, walkable, and livable New Cassel.”

“We hope that New Cassel will join us and provide us with their thoughts on what they hope to see for the community,” said Council Member Russell. “Our goal is to take your feedback and incorporate it as we embark on the next steps of this project.”

Those interested in attending can visit: to register. For those unable to attend on that date, a recording of the program will be made available for viewing.

This meeting will involve a presentation and the opportunity to provide feedback on potential properties and possible future uses. The session will culminate with an online survey to help formalize results. The online survey will be open until June 30 to allow residents ample time to share their thoughts and ideas.

Those interested in providing their feedback and viewing informational materials may do so by visiting the previous link or clicking on the following QR code to complete the online survey in either English, Spanish or Haitian Creole.

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