The will hold a hearing on Tuesday, June 19, at 7:30 p.m. about the , which has been a hot-button issue in the community.
An agreement has been negotiated with the owners of the 7.3-acre property which will be discussed at the meeting. The $2 million transaction's funding will come from the Town's Environmental Legacy Fund.
Some residents have raised concerns about this potential property acquisition, saying that the price of the facility makes it exclusionary and that it should be funded by a special tax district, like some of the other pools in the Town.
Those who support the idea say that this area of the Town does not yet have its own pool and recreational facility. They also say that it would be a way to preserve open space and that the pool would fund itself or have a minimal impact on taxpayers.
If green-lit, the tentative new name for the park is . has said in the past at public meetings that the facility is not a country club and has been called that because of the particular area in Roslyn where it resides.
For more information about the Roslyn Country Club, call 311 or visit www.northhempsteadny.gov and click on "Roslyn Pool and Open Space Acquisition."