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Message From City Council President Brendan Finn

Zero Percent Tax Increase for Long Beach!
 
A balanced budget. NO Tax Increase; NO Layoffs, NO Cuts to Services.
 
Thank you to our team who worked tirelessly to achieve the first zero percent increase in a decade.
 
Thank you to John Mooney and the CSEA for helping our team get it done.
 
Thank you Long Beach for putting your support and trust in us to deliver for you.
 
Good things ahead.
Brendan Finn
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Beach Passes On Sale Now

2024 Season Beach Passes Are On Sale Now!
Season Beach Passes can be purchased at the Gazebo located at 150 West Bay Drive off of Magnolia Boulevard, across from the Ice Arena.
Weekdays 9:00am - 5:30pm
Weekends 8:00am - 4:00pm
Save time and bypass the line by purchasing a Digital Pass from your computer or mobile device, visit https://yodelportal.com/City-of-Long-Beach
For additional information, please click here.
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Memorial Day Parade 2024

The Joint Veterans Organization and the City of Long Beach will hold the annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 27, 2024. The parade steps off from Ohio Ave & West Beech St at 10AM.

If your organization is interested in marching call 516-705-7414.

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10-Mile Race To Remember

The City of Long Beach Department of Parks and Recreation 47th Annual City Manager’s 10 Mile Race to Remember, Those Who Gave The Supreme Sacrifice, in memory of race founder Ralph Kaplan, takes place Memorial Day Weekend on Sunday, May 26, 2024.

The Race to Remember is one of our premier events, and we are happy to be able to host the event. More importantly, we are proud to honor those men and women who have made the supreme sacrifice. You’ll find many runners decked out in patriotic clothing, carrying American Flags and even active duty and retired military in uniform. This will be the 47th Annual race and we can’t think of a better way to start off the summer season then by paying tribute to our military while staying fit and enjoying all that Long Beach has to offer.

For more information or to download an application, please click here.

Click here to register online.

NY Citizen Preparedness Training

NY Citizen Preparedness Training will be held on Thursday, June 6 at 6:00pm at the Mt. Sinai Doctors Community Room, 440 East Bay Drive.
The NY Citizen Preparedness Training Program teaches residents to have the tools and resources to prepare for any type of of disaster, respond accordingly, and recover as quickly as possible to pre-disaster conditions. This training course will provide an introduction to responding to a natural or man-made disaster. Participants will be advised on how to properly prepare for any disaster, including developing a family emergency plan and stocking up on emergency supplies.
Each family who attends will receive a Preparedness Kit.
All participants must register in advance at www.prepare.ny.gov.
The training is being provided by the governor in conjunction with the City of Long Beach, Mt. Sinai Doctors and Long Beach COAD.
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A Message From City Council President Brendan Finn

Dear Neighbors,

We want to update you on the progress being made with regard to the City’s Proposed Budget. As you know, our City Council is committed to our pledge to provide a budget with a ZERO percent tax increase.

Our City Manager Daniel Creighton and his team have been working tirelessly towards that goal—to honor this pledge, while bringing forth a budget that will enhance our City and best serve our residents.

The work continues. At present, City Manager Creighton has presented a budget in which taxes would increase 1.04 percent. We have asked Dan to continue the process toward our goal of a zero percent increase.

We are confident in our team to get this done.

We are also fortunate to have a great partner in John Mooney and the CSEA. His team has committed to work with us on the budget, and we know that commitment will go a long way to benefit our City residents and workers, and reaching our goal. We are grateful for the teamwork and certain that this will help bring us to a budget that everyone can live with, providing a zero percent tax increase without cutting any services or diminishing our residents’ quality of life.

In the coming weeks we will continue this work and achieve our goals.

The future looks very bright for Long Beach.

Brendan Finn
City Council President
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Seal Sightings

In light of the recent increase in seal sightings on our local beaches, the City would like to remind everyone to please make sure to give seals their space. Please stay at least 150 feet away and do not attempt to touch, feed, harm or disturb them. It is normal for seals to rest on beaches, and normal for moms to leave pups alone while they forage.
 
If you find a seal, and are concerned that it may be sick or injured, please contact the NY State 24-hour Rescue Hotline at 631-369-9829.
Seals are protected under the Marine Mammal Protection Act. A violation may result in one year of jail time and/or fines of up to $20,000.