Jon Cooper has served in the county legislature for 10 years. He was initially elected in 1999. In 2009 he was…More re-elected for a fifth-consecutive term as the majority leader of the Suffolk County Legislature.
Legislator Cooper's proudest accomplishment is authoring the first county-wide law in the United States to ban the use of hand-held cell phones while driving. His office distributes a free bumper sticker, which states, "Hang Up And Drive!!" Visit the website for details.
Cooper was also a leader in the effort to ban the sale of the dietary supplement ephedra. His work helped lead to a nationwide ban.
Legislator Cooper has worked tirelessly to help preserve Suffolk County's open spaces.
The 18th legislative district covers Cold Spring Harbor, Lloyd Harbor, Huntington Village, Halesite, Huntington Bay, Centerport, Northport, Asharoken and Eaton's Neck. The 18th district's southern border includes parts of Huntington Station, Greenlawn, East Northport and Commack.
Legislator Cooper and his spouse have five adopted children.
Town of Huntington Department of Receiver of Taxes 100 Main St, Huntington, NY11743 The Office of the Receiver of Taxes is responsible for keeping the tax assessment roll and warrant delivered by the…More Suffolk County Legislature until the warrant expires and is delivered to the Suffolk County Treasurer. To collect taxes and assessments levied in the Town and upon any warrants received and to perform all other duties imposed by law. The Receiver of Taxes is an elected position. It is currently held by Ester Bivona.
The office of the Receiver of Taxes collects real estate taxes and assessments levied within the Town. The Tax Receiver is also responsible for the collection of Dix Hills Water rents. All Town, School, and Special District taxes are transferred to the Supervisor and the County levy paid to the County Treasurer. The Tax Receiver maintains tax rolls to include change of ownership and a listing of taxes in arrears; calculates taxes on apportionments and erroneous assessments. The office sends out tax bills once a year; the first half payment is due January 10th, and the second half payment is due May 31st.