Smithtown Office of the Supervisor 99 W Main St, Smithtown, NY11787 The supervisor acts as Smithtown's chief fiscal and executive officer, overseeing and approving the town budget,…More creating committees and presiding over the town council. Patrick R. Vecchio is the current town supervisor. He holds the title of longest presiding supervisor in New York State. Vecchio is a former assistant director of special investigations for the New York State Tax Department, a former detective sergeant in the New York City Police Department and a veteran of the United States Army.
Smithtown Comptroller's Office 40 Maple Ave, Smithtown, NY11787 Under Town Comptroller Anthony A. Minerva, the office assists and advises the supervisor and town board on the town's…More financial affairs. The department disburses town funds in accordance with the budget, audits all claims for payment, prepares the town's payroll, invests town funds and secures loans. The office works in conjunction with the town assessor and the receiver of taxes and is responsible for maintaining official town financial records.
Smithtown Town Council 99 W Main St, Smithtown, NY11787 Town Council members Thomas J. McCarthy, Edward R. Wehrheim, Robert J. Creighton and Kevin J. Malloy work with Town…More Supervisor Patrick R. Vecchio to build the Smithtown community. Council members participate in formal meetings twice monthly, during which they may enact ordinances, manage budget and personnel matters, oversee townwide planning and zoning and establish recreation areas. Residents elect council members every four years. Each member serves as a liaison for particular departments under the town's jurisdiction and keeps part-time office hours to respond to resident inquiries.
Smithtown Animal Shelter 410 E Main St, Smithtown, NY11787 Smithtown Animal Shelter cares for lost, stray and surrendered animals in Smithtown. Supervisor George Beatty jokes…More about the shelter's appropriate location amongst the town's car dealerships: "The car dealerships sell used cars, we sell used pets." There is one major difference: "The cars only come with a 5- year warranty, our pets with a lifetime warranty of unconditional love." Beatty's staff seeks to reunite lost animals with their original owners and to find new homes for unclaimed pets. The shelter features a dog walking path out back and a unique cat lounge. The animal control laws of the township and of the New York State Department of Agriculture are accurately enforced. Additionally, the shelter dispatches officers to respond to residents' complaints regarding stray, vicious, injured, barking or loose dogs as well as other domestic or wild animals. Volunteers are welcome, and residents interested in adopting from the shelter can meet available pets online at the following website: http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/NY53.html.