Herricks Board of Education Trustee Brian Hassan was appointed to a vacant seat on the Albertson Water District Board of Commissioners Tuesday night by the North Hempstead Town Board.
Hassan, an Albertson resident, will finish the term of Richard Ockovic, who moved out of the district, until Dec. 31. A successor to the seat will be chosen during the district’s annual elections in December.
The Albertson Water District spans 1.5 square miles and has a population of 13,500 while serving Albertson, Searingtown and parts of Roslyn Heights. There are three storage tanks with five wells. In addition, there are 447 fire hydrants and 50 miles of water mains. The district provides water to both residential and commercial sites with a daily capacity of 7.7 million gallons. About 4.5% of its 4,069 connections are commercial in nature.
The district has a budget of $4.26 million, according to the Town of North Hempstead.
Hassan is currently serving his fourth term on the Herricks Board of Education.