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Elected Officials

Board of Trustees Meeting is held monthly, on the second Wednesday of the month at the village hall at 8:00 p.m., but no meeting in August

Mayor Susan Lopatkin

Susan Lopatkin


Jeffrey Greener

Deputy Mayor

Carey Ye


Brent Greenspan


Phil Bornstein


Election District

Kensington is part of the Town of North Hempstead in the 17th Election District. Village Election Day is held annually, on the third Tuesday in March at the village hall from noon to 9:00 p.m.

Village Court

(516) 482-4409 ext. 103

The Village Justice is elected to a four-year term of office and presides at the village justice court in sessions held each month at the village hall. The village court has jurisdiction over violations of village code and violations of motor vehicle laws that occur within the village.

The Court Clerk is here only on Thursdays from 9 am. to 3 pm.  For payments with credit card or cash, this must be paid in person on Thursdays when the Court Clerk is here in order to receive a receipt.  Checks and/or money orders can be put into the court mailbox located on the wall inside the village hall.  

Village Court is held monthly on the third Monday of the month at the village hall at 6:30 p.m.

  • Village Justice: Richard Dennett
  • Acting Village Justice: Richard Kestenbaum
  • Village Attorney: Andrea Tsoukalas
  • Prosecuting Attorney: Adam Covitt
  • Court Clerk: Dawn Ward

Court Dates for 2024:

January 22

February 5

March 18

April 1

May 13

June 3

July 8

August 5

September 23

October 7

November 18

December 16


Village Boards

Village Boards consist of a Zoning Board of Appeals, Architectural Review Board and Board of Assessors.

Zoning Board of Appeals

The Zoning Board of Appeals is composed of a chairperson and four other members, appointed to five year terms of office, who hear requests for variances from the village zoning code.

  • Bill Graham – Chairman
  • Andrew Bloom
  • David Lester
  • Alvina Lo
  • Miriam Kobliner
  • Mitchell Kase – Alternate

Architectural Review Board

The Architectural Review Board was created to preserve and promote the character and appearance of the community.

It consists of a Chairperson and four other residents of the village appointed by the Mayor with the consent of the Board of Trustees. All members of the Board are deemed specially qualified by reason of training, experience, or civic interest and by reason of sound judgment to judge the effects of a proposed building or exterior alteration on the nature and character of the community and of the immediate neighborhood.

  • Andrea Dennett – Co-Chairperson
  • Joyce Cheung – Co-Chairperson
  • Alina Hendler- Member
  • Flori Silverstein – Member
  • Matt Jagoda – Member
  • Ken Eskildsen – Member

Board of Assessors

The Board of Assessors professionally creates a yearly tax listing in accordance with the Nassau County Assessment Roll.

  • Susan Lopatkin – Chairperson
  • Jeffrey Greener
  • Phil Bornstein
  • Carey Ye
  • Brent Greenspan

Village Staff

The Village Hall office at 2 Nassau Drive is open from Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 pm. The Village Court Clerk is only here on Thursdays from 9 am. - 3 pm.

Office Phone: (516) 482-4409

Village Clerk/Treasurer

Melissa R. McComb
(516) 482-4409 x101

Supervisor, Department of Public Works

Brian Morris
(516) 482-4409 x240

Office Fax: (516) 482-2866

Deputy Village Clerk

Anna Nardiello
(516) 482-4409 x100


Dawn Ward
(516) 482-4409 x103
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