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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.

Village Court is held monthly on the third Monday of the month at the village hall at 8:00 p.m.

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

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

Deputy Mayor

Jeffrey Greener

Trustee

Alina Hendler

Trustee

Brent Greenspan

Trustee

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.

Click here for the Nassau County Legislative District Map (amended March, 2013) (pdf)

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.

  • William Graham – Chairperson
  • Andrew Bloom
  • David Lester
  • Cindy Bender
  • Alvina Lo
  • Miriam Kobliner (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 Li – Co-Chairperson
  • Nancy Sweder – Deputy Chair
  • Matt Jagoda – Member
  • Tom O’Hara – Member
  • Flori Silverstein – 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
  • Alina Hendler
  • Brent Greenspan

Village Staff

The Village office in the Village Hall at 2 Nassau Drive is open from Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 pm.

Office Fax (516) 482-2866

Village Clerk/Treasurer

Melissa R. McComb

villageclerk@villageofkensingtonny.com

Supervisor, Department of Public Works

Brian Morris

bmorris@villageofkensingtonny.com

Office Phone (516) 482-4409

Deputy Village Clerk

Anna Nardiello

deputyclerk@villageofkensingtonny.com

Court Clerk

Dawn Ward

dward1@nycourts.gov
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