• Stillwell Fields Propositions

    On May 18, 2021, Syosset Central School District residents will have the opportunity to vote on the transfer of Stillwell Fields to the District.

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    • Provide students with additional access to educational programs and interscholastic athletics.
    • Improve a recreational asset for the community with added amenities and increased security.
    • Improve the safety and security of a property already heavily used by Syosset students and families.
  • With the support of the community: 

    • The cleared portion of Stillwell Park, approx. 35 acres, would transfer to the school district from Nassau County.
    • Nassau County would retain the remaining portion of the preserve (with the hiking, biking and horse trails). The preserve status will remain unchanged. 
    • $3 million of County funds announced by Leg. Lafazan earmarked for improvements to the property would be conveyed to the District.
    • The District would undertake a capital improvement project with these funds and additional funds from school district sources.
    • The District would take over site management, including security and maintenance.
    • Community groups' existing regular use permits would transfer with the property.
  • With input from the community, various improvements / amenities would be under consideration, such as:

    • Additional capacity for environmental education
    • 6 multi-sport artificial turf fields
    • Installation of field lighting for the turf fields
    • 1-mile paved running/walking path
    • Renovated bathroom facilities
    • Artificial turf infields for baseball/softball
    • Redesign of fields for most efficient use of space
    • Small outdoor theater for Stage Arts
    • Parking expansion and improvements
    • Security infrastructure including surveillance cameras and a security guard presence 
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