Farmingdale, NY - January 8th, 2015 - Long Island voters have elected or reelected water commissioners in 21 commissioner-run water districts within Nassau and Suffolk Counties. The Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners’ Association (NSWCA) welcomes to its Association the elected and reelected commissioners who will each serve a three-year term beginning January 1, 2015, which will run through December 31, 2017. The elections are held annually and residents vote for one of three district commissioners in each district.
NSWCA congratulates the following Long Island water district commissioners on their three-year term election:
- Richard Ockovic, Albertson Water District
- John Sullivan, Bethpage Water District
- Lawrence F. Zaino Jr., Carle Place Water District
- Ray Rockensies, Cathedral Gardens Water District
- Salvatore A. Intagliata, Franklin Square of Water District
- Peter Chimenti, Garden City Park Water District
- Kenneth S. Uihlein, Glenwood Water District
- William M. Wieck, Greenlawn Water District
- William Schuckmann, Hicksville Water District
- Anthony J. Cincotta, Jericho Water District
- Pasquale J. Eliseo, Locust Valley Water District
- Mark Sauvigne, Manhasset-Lakeville Water District
- Thomas P. Hand, Massapequa Water District
- Robert J. McEvoy, Oyster Bay Water District
- Marc B. Laykind, Plainview Water District
- Peter Meyer, Port Washington Water District
- William K. Costigan, Roslyn of Water District
- Ralph Atoria, South Farmingdale of Water District
- Ciro DePalo, South Huntington Water District
- William C. Olson, Westbury Water District
- Kenneth P. Wenthen Jr., West Hempstead Water District
NSWCA President Thomas P. Hand stated, “The significance of commissioner-run districts is that they enable residents to express their opinions through voting while allowing them opportunity to participate in the democratic process on a hyper-local basis. Every vote in a water district election truly counts.”
The NSWCA is comprised of Water Commissioners’ from 21 Nassau County and Suffolk County water districts. NSWCA is dedicated to communication, efficiency and best practices among Long Island’s water districts. As part of its mission, the association holds monthly educational meetings sponsoring experts on topics that include law, cost efficiencies, rules and regulations and issues germane to water utilities.
For further information, please contact Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners’ Association President Mr. Thomas P. Hand via phone, 516-798-5269 or email.
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