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Bellmore and Merrick


The completion of a NY Rising Community Reconstruction Plan is an important step toward rebuilding a more resilient community. Designed and driven by local communities, the plans account for specific needs, opportunities and strategies of cities, towns and villages throughout the State. Each locality is eligible for between $3 million and $25 million of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding, as it implements new and innovative strategies that aim to establish a stronger and better future. NOTE: The NY Rising Community Reconstruction plans referenced on these pages are comprehensive planning documents created by and for the affected communities. For this reason, the documents describe projects that were discussed; however, not all of these were selected by the community as priorities to be funded.

Committee Members

  • Joe Baker


  • Lawrence Eisenstein


  • John Fabian
  • Ali Beller Frankel
  • Jule Marchesella
  • Hugh Mason
  • Randy Shotland
  • Paul Waterman
  • Neil Yeoman
  • Gary Panasuk
  • Chris Clement
  • Joanne Bo
  • Eileen Casazza