A Message from the Supervisor

“Welcome to Islip, the 3rd largest town in New York State, but with an endearing small town feel. We are so proud of our town…our beaches, golf courses, marinas, parks, housing opportunities for all, businesses, industrial parks, healthcare and educational institutions including our own Islip MacArthur Airport that provides many job opportunities. I sincerely hope you find this website helpful.” - Angie

Supervisor Carpenter, Councilman Cochrane, DPW Commissioner Owens in front of mounds of brine

December 16th, 2020 Islip Town officials gathered at the Central Islip DPW yard for a press conference ahead of a winter storm predicted to hit the region Wednesday afternoon into Thursday morning. WATCH HERE.

Since early Tuesday morning, DPW crews have been salting and brining primary and secondary roads, including fire department, ambulance facilities, LIRR and school parking lots. Approximately 500 pieces of equipment have been prepped and fueled, should they need to be deployed to plow the Town’s 1,200 miles of roadway.

“It is truly a team effort here in the Town of Islip,” said Supervisor Carpenter. “Our Office of Emergency Management is fully staffed. Park rangers will monitor flooding in low-lying areas and will be working around the clock with DPW, who has the support of Public Safety, DEC, Waste Management and Parks. All crews will be following CDC guidelines to keep themselves and the public safe,” she added.

Town officials are urging residents to move cars off the road and into the driveway or if necessary, onto their front lawn, so that plows can clear the roads efficiently and safely. Basketball hoops and any other recreational equipment should also be removed from roadways. Restaurant owners should secure outdoor tents and dining furniture as the storm is expected to bring high winds. Residents are encouraged to secure lawn furniture, barbecues and any object that could become a projectile.

Supervisor Carpenter was joined by Tom Owens, Commissioner, DPW, & Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs; Anthony Prudenti, Deputy Commissioner, Public Safety; Councilman John Cochrane, Jr; Councilwoman Trish Bergin, and DPW staff.

For emergencies please call:

  • Downed trees call: 631-224-5600
  • Downed wires, power outages call PSEG LI: 800-490-0075
  • Suffolk County Non-Emergency Hotline call: 311

Click HERE to visit the Town's COVID-19 Information page.

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