Village of Great Neck Plaza
Special District Services
Nassau County Police Department
Vigilant Engine and Hook & Ladder Company
The Village is bisected by the Long Island Rail Road tracks and for this reason fire protection is furnished by two different fire companies. Vigilant Engine and Hook & Ladder protects the north side and Manhassat-Lakeville Fire Department protects the south side.
Sewers & Water:
Water Authority of Great Neck North
Great Neck Water Pollution Control
Belgrave Water Pollution Control District
There are sewers throughout the Village of Great Neck Plaza, part of which are in the Belgrave Water Pollution Control District, and part are in the Great Neck Water Pollution Control District. Residents are billed by the Town of North Hempstead.
Business Improvement District
The Great Neck Plaza Management Council is the administrative arm of the Business Improvement District (BID) in Great Neck Plaza. The Plaza's BID, created by precedent setting legislation in 1989, was the first BID established for a municipality outside of New York City in New York State.
The Great Neck Plaza Management Council's primary mission is to foster a positive and vital business climate in Great Neck Plaza. The Management Council produces various events and sponsors a variety of promotional and advertising programs in its efforts to promote the Plaza's business district, including: an annual fall classic car show and street festival; a late spring sidewalk sale; advertising; gift certificate programs; shopping sprees; direct mail campaigns and retail and office tenant recruitment programs.
For more information on the activities and programs of the Great Neck Plaza Management Council, please contact Ron Edelson, Executive Director.
Great Neck Park District
All Park District residents are entitled to use the parks and other facilities as well as partake in courses, cultural and sports programs provided by the Park District. The Great Neck Park District offers sailing school, summer preschool program, trips, mooring permits, pool membership, tennis permits and a skating school.
Great Neck Main Library
The main library is located on Bayview Avenue at Grist Mill Lane. Village residents might find the Station Branch more easily accessible. Station Branch is located at The Gardens of Great Neck Shopping Center, 26 Great Neck Road, 2nd floor.
Great Neck Union Free School District
The school district encompasses Great Neck, North New Hyde Park, and a portion of Manhasset Hills. School district residents are concerned about public education and have high expectation for their school system. There are:
Over 2/3 of the students in the Great Neck Public Schools achieve a B average or better. More then 90% go on to higher education. We have National Merit Commended Students, Semifinalists, Finalist and Scholars. The Great Neck mean scores on SAT tests are consistently higher then the national mean scores. Advanced placement courses are offered and attended every year. A wide range of extracurricular activities are also available on every level.
Thousands of adult registrants engage in adult learning each semester (Fall, Spring and Summer) through the Adult Program which includes the Adult Learning Center and Consumer and Homemaker Education.
Great Neck Chamber of Commerce
Promotes businesses on the entire Great Neck Peninsula. Information is available at the Kiosk Information Center, located at 2 Middle Neck Road (opposite Bank of America).
Great Neck Village Officials Association
The Great Neck Village Officials Association (GNVOA) is comprised of the nine incorporated villages on the Great Neck peninsula. It also includes other local community organizations and special districts, such as the Great Neck Public Schools, Great Neck Park District, Great Neck Library, Water Authority of Great Neck North, as well as the elected officials of the unincorporated sections of the Town of North Hempstead, and County and State representatives serving Great Neck. Interested parties are encouraged to participate to share information and discuss planning, municipal administration and operations, constituent concerns, emergency management and other issues affecting the peninsula.
Nassau County Village Officials Association
The Nassau County Village Officials Association (NCVOA) is comprised of 64 incorporated villages representing nearly 435,000 residents. It is an organization that serves as a advocate for municipal governments and residents on local, state and national levels.
The Great Neck Business Circle strives to provide an environment in which members can "develop meaningful, long-term relationships wtih quality business professionals while creating goodwill within the community at large"
The group, which has roughly fifty members, emphasizes networking-being "an organization which our members...approach first when they seek business products, services and resources."