Beautification Committee leads our efforts to make our
community looking its best. Recent initiatives include
restoration of the fence at the Birchwood Park Drive entrance
to the community. Additionally, this group maintains the
plantings at all entrances to East Birchwood.
Community Action Committee mobilizes the BCA’s participation
in organizing and participating in initiatives of interest to
our community. Recent activities include negotiations with
the United States Postal Service - resulting in the return of
the recently removed postal collection box at the corner of
Maytime Drive and Birchwood Park Drive.
Constitution Committee recently revised the BCA’s
bylaws. The bylaws had not been updated in many years; they
now provide the flexibility for the BCA to grow and thrive in
a manner that best serves the interests of our membership.
The Jericho Education Committee
serves as a liaison to the Jericho School District and reports
to the Board of Directors on a regular basis. Recent
activities include recommendations to our membership regarding
the 2005 – 2006 School Budget. BCA has recently restructured
the Jericho Education Committee with the intent of providing
complete and thorough analysis of budgetary, as well as
educational, input to our membership.
The Syosset Education Committee
serves as a liaison to the Syosset School District and reports
to the group about recent developments. The Committee gives
reports from recent meetings of the Board of Education.
Recent activities include screening of candidates for the
School Board, recommendations regarding the 2005 – 2006
Membership Committee’s responsibilities include: the annual
dues mailing(s), as well as the maintenance of a roster of
current members. Membership also identifies and contacts
prospective new members. In addition, this group updates the
Syosset – Jericho Tribune subscription list.
committee is responsible for recruiting, interviewing and
nominating member to serve as BCA Directors and Officers on
the Executive Board.
are eligible to take advantage of specially negotiated BCA
pricing for home heating oil.
addition, BCA members are eligible to take advantage of the
specially negotiated virtually all-encompassing Service
Publication and Publicity
Publicity Committee is responsible for publicizing BCA
meetings, local events, and special issues. The group provides
articles to the
Syosset-Jericho Tribune as well as
keeping residents up to date on local issues via regular
Planning Committee serves as a liaison to the Town of Oyster
Bay with respect to any and all TOBAY issues. Recent
activities include negotiating with the Town Highway
Department with regard to community needs and desires as
pertains to recent as well as upcoming resurfacing of East
Birchwood roads. The Committee – along with its Cerro Wire
Sub-Committee - also represents the BCA in the
Coalition’s effort to monitor and stop the Mall at
Oyster Bay (Robbins Lane). In addition, this group serves as
liaison with other local groups as regards the proposal for
the Town of Oyster Bay instituting a Robbins Lane Moratorium
in order to develop a logical plan for the Robbins Lane
and Safety Committee represents the BCA’s interests and
interacts with the Town of Oyster Bay and the Police
Department on traffic and safety issues. Recent activities
have included efforts to decrease speeding on Birchwood Park