Welcome to the official web site of Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford. Please take some time to browse the site to get information about community events in the 4th Legislative District or check out the links page to find quick passage to informative and important sites such as the Nassau County government home page and local LIRR train schedules along with many others.

You will also be able to learn more about your legislator, Denise Ford, through her biography and can find out how to contact Legislator Ford if you would like to share your thoughts on issues affecting our community or the county.

Legislator Ford, a Long Beach resident for over 25 years, has been representing the communities of the 4th Legislative District since 2003 and, working together along with her constituents, has maintained continuous success in keeping our neighborhoods safe, strong and family oriented.

 

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LEGISLATOR DENISE FORD MAKES CONSTITUENCY SERVICE A PRIORITY

~ Voted against the 2.5 % Home Energy Tax
~ Voted against property tax increases totaling 42.3% over the past 8 years
~ Supported real property tax exemptions for people 65 and older with limed income, increases in income levels
~ Called upon New York State to release $11 million from the EPA which was owed to Nassau County
~ Called upon New York State to release funds for the TMDL (Total Maximum Daily Load) water quality study in the Western Bays
~ Secured $70 million in capital funding to improve and upgrade the county’s two neglected sewage treatment plants
~ Helped bring the first “Farmers Market to the City of Long Beach”, goods that are grown or made on Long Island
~ Supported veterans clinic at NUMC
~ Supported residency restrictions for registered sex offenders
~ Supported legislation restricting the use of ATVs, motorized scooters and other off- road vehicles on county roads and property
~ Promotes annual low cost breast cancer screenings
~ Supported legislation prohibiting littering, dumping and encroachment on county property
~ Promoted community revitalization projects in Oceanside, Island Park, Point Lookout, & Long Beach
~ Supported road rehabilitation projects throughout the district
~ Conducted community forums on Medicare Part D, tax exemptions, public safety, emergency preparedness and other community concerns

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LEGISLATOR DENISE FORD WORKS HARD FOR HER DISTRICT

Secured Grants totaling approximately $25,000 for the
Long Beach Landmarks Association, Long Beach Historical and Preservation Society
& Artists in Partnership

Two Bicycle Helmet giveaways; Close to 300 bike safety helmets secured grant from NY State.
Additional 25 helmets donated from Legislator Fords own funds
Donated Bike Helmets for Long Beach Police bicycle patrol.

Secured monies to purchase trailer for transporting Long Beach police motorcycles

$1,750,000.00  for Parking Malls Renovation
at Long Beach Road & East Park Avenue, and East End parking malls at Neptune Blvd across from Associated

$500,000.00 for Road Projects
Austin Blvd traffic Study, Repaving Long Beach Road in Oceanside, and the East Atlantic Beach Traffic calming study

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LEGISLATOR DENISE FORD - GETTING THE JOB DONE!

Legislator Ford’s Community Revitalization Projects

REQUEST DATE
PROJECT DESCRIPTION
TOTAL COST
11/04/04
Lido Blvd. Tree Planting - Original Request 08/16 - Final 02/09/05
$ 4,500
11/03/06
Long Beach Road Median gardens & lighting
$ 150,000
12/11/07
Point Lookout Post Office Improvement
$ 250,000
02/01/08
Oceanside Fire Department Display Sign
$ 28,655
03/12/08
Oceanside Fire Dept. Thermal Imaging Cameras ( 3 )
$ 36,000
03/20/08
Long Beach Fire Dept. Thermal Imaging Cameras ( 5 )
$ 49,557.55
03/20/08
Island Park Fire Dept. Thermal Imaging Cameras ( 2 )
$ 19, 823.02
05/20/08
Atlantic Beach Bridge Sidewalk
$ 15,000 (Projected)
12/03/08
Long Beach Tree Planting (40)
$ 31,400
12/12/08
Long Beach Pedestrian “WALK” Signs
$ 175,000
03/24/09
Oceanside Fire Dept. Cement Slab (Propane Tank)
$ 30,000
01/15/10
Oceanside Middle School Score Board & Bleachers
$ 47,800
03/16/10
Lido/PTLK Fire Dept. (2) Defibrillators and (3) Thermal Image Cameras
$ 78,500
05/25/10
Island Park Fire Dept. Various Items - including: Restroom, Training Facility
$ 78,800 w/ Leg. Kopel
11/18/10
Island Park Fire Dept. Generator
$ 70,000
11/19/10
Long Beach Police Dept. Radar Speed Sign Units
$ 3,550
Total Amounts:
16 PROJECTS
$ 1,068,585

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