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Groups & Committees

In Port Jefferson Village, we understand that partnership among business, government, and civic leaders is integral to our success. We encourage businesses and stakeholders to work together in the economic development efforts of our community.

Architectural Review Committee – Members of the Architectural Review Board are at work. Village Trustees have adopted the guidelines of the ARC and committee members are already providing invaluable help to the Planning Board and adding to the Village’s aesthetic and historical integrity.

Beautifaction Committee – Working together to keep Port Jefferson Beautiful.

Board of Assessment Review – A quasi-judicial body that reviews all grievance applications and makes final determination as to real property assessment.

Comprehensive Planning Advisory Committee –  The most recently formed committee, the CPC is charged with the task of updating the Village’s Master Plan using historic studies of record and new smart growth, revitalization and energy efficient mandates and tools.

Conservation Advisory Council – (2 year term) The Conservation Advisory Council (CAC) is an advisory body to the Village Board of Trustees on matters affecting the preservation, development, and use of natural and man-made features within the Village.  The CAC engages in issues affecting the environment such as open space management, land use, conservation, storm water management, recycling and sustainability, and conveys it’s views, ideas, and recommendations to the Trustees.  The CAC also works in cooperation with local groups to promote conservation and preservation of the environment.

Country Club Commission – CCMAC – (3-year term) This Commission works directly with the Country Club Faculty and administration to help manage the recreational facilities of the club, and oversee the maintenance of the grounds and club house. The commission may also propose special outings and events to the Board of Trustees, such as the annual Halloween Party, which features a haunted hay ride for children on the golf course.

Economic Development Council – (5-year term) Economic Development is an advisory committee whose primary purpose is to create initiatives and programs which will enhance the quality of the business districts while balancing the needs and quality of life for all residents.

GO GREEN! – A joint project of the Village of Port Jefferson and the Humanities Institute at Stony Brook University. Go Green is in it’s third year of presenting seminars and information days designed to help residents of Port Jefferson and Long Island respond to the challenges of global climate change. Programming  provides residents with information to influence policies and practices in and around the Village of Port Jefferson.

Parking Committee – (subcommittee of Economic Development)  The Port Jefferson Parking Committee is charged with developing and evaluating plans, ideas and recommendations regarding municipal parking throughout the Village. The Committee will assist all department and individual efforts to manage, improve and expand municipal parking. The goal of the Committee is to assist in making Village municipal parking easy to use, clean, safe and economically self-supporting to benefit resident, business and visitor use.

Parks Commission – (5-year term) The Parks Commission is responsible for the consideration and enactment of local laws for the care, management and protection of the parks, beaches and recreational facilities of the village. The Commission also recommends recreational and cultural activities to the Board of Trustees, and oversees the construction of any new parks or playgrounds which may result. Some of the special events which the Parks Department sponsors annually are the Arts and Antiques Fair, The Concert Series on the harbor and the Adult Recreation Program, which features men’s and women’s softball, co-ed volleyball, golf and aerobics. Port Jefferson Village also has an active senior citizen program which sponsors bus trips, luncheons and holiday parties.

Public Safety Advisory Committee – (3 year term) The Public Safety Advisory Board studies and reviews the operation and administration of the village ordinances which involve public safety and welfare. They advise the Board of Trustees on any modifications or improvements which would foster improved public safety and quality of life in the village.

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