Members of the Smithtown Town Council are looking into properties within the town . The steps to rid the town of these properties started with a list of 19 properties considered blighted locally.
- 1131 Jericho Turnpike. Abandoned commercially zoned structure.
- Burr/MacDowell gas station. Southeast corner of Jericho Turnpike and Veteran’s Highway. Abandoned repair garage at entrance to township.
- 2104 Jericho Turnpike. Abandoned filling station. Hess proposed a zone change in 2007, but the lot is still vacant.
- Amoco station. Abandoned filling station. Shares site with Commack Car Wash.
- Abandoned gas station. 90 Motor Parkway. Abandoned filling station at entrance to town and industrial park.
- Abandoned gas station. Northwest corner of Route 347 and 111.
- Hightower Homes. Two homes that were never completed.
- Ley Property. 1215 Route 25A. Abandoned commercial building.
- Kings Park Adult Home. Abandoned adult home with significant damage.
- Hong’s Market. Smithtown Blvd and Chestnut Street. Abandoned commercial property that has been vacant for many years.
- Hilbert Property. Smithtown Blvd and Gibbs Pons Road. Abandoned commercial property that has been condemned by the building department. It is considered a prominent location due to its proximity to the 9/11 responders park.
- Bavarian Inn- Lake Ronkonkoma. Abandoned commercial property that has been lost to flooding.
- Coffey Property- Townline Road and Southern Blvd. Abandoned residence.
- 24 Locust Street. Abandoned residence, building is near collapse.
- 18 Helen Avenue. House destroyed by fires, structures remain.
- 30 Helen Avenue. House destroyed by fire two years ago, structures remain.
- Haynes/Fairview Holding. Smithtown Railroad Station parking area. Abandoned commercial structure adjacent to railroad tracks.
- 436 Edgewood Avenue- East of River Road. Abandoned residence. Listed owner; Church of the Gospel Ministry.
- 7 Hadley Court. House along the Nissequogue River destroyed by fire. Building department does weekly safety checks.
- Squireview/Breslin. South of Main Street, west of 84 Lumber. Abandoned concrete building in wooded area by railroad tracks. Considered a nuisance property.
Planning Board Adjournments
All but four items on the planning board agenda from Wednesday night's meeting were adjourned to later not yet determined dates prior to the meeting. The planning board reviewed the summer meeting schedule and adopted the May 4 meeting minutes, as well as heard a waiver request for Glanzman Plat in St. James. Durning the meeting the planning board voted to adjourn the Smithtown Fire District recommendation from the town attorney until the June 15 meeting.
Upcoming Town Meetings
The lone town meeting this week is the town board meeing Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Town Hall, located at 99 West Main Street, Smithtown.