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HIA-LI Executive Breakfast to Feature Panel of Experts Discussing Hauppauge Industrial Park Sewerage Project Next Steps

HIA-LI Executive Breakfast to Feature Panel of Experts Discussing Hauppauge Industrial Park Sewerage Project Next Steps

Sheraton LI Hotel, Hauppauge
Wednesday, June 23, 2010, 7:30 AM – 10:00 AM

WHAT: In 2005, Suffolk County purchased a six-acre parcel of land that included a recharge sump. The ensuing sewerage expansion project in the Hauppauge Industrial Park contributed to allowing the park to become the largest industrial park east of the Mississippi. The project’s goals include more than 1.5 million gallons per day of capacity, a wastewater treatment plant that is expected to be operational in December 2012, and a sewer extension, with a projected completion date of August 2013. A panel of experts is expected to:

  • Discuss the Town of Smithtown’s vision for the Hauppauge Industrial Park and how the availability of sanitary sewers is essential to the Town realizing its goals.
  • Explain the various steps that necessary for individual landowners to obtain permission to connect to the upgraded sanitary sewer system.
  • Detail how landowners can begin to plan for the highest and best use of their properties as the sanitary sewer improvements become a reality.


Jack Kulka, CEO, Kulka Construction

Frank DeRubeis Director, Town of Smithtown, Planning & Community Development Department
Steve Hyman, Vice President, Director of Civil Engineering, H2M
Frank Russo, Vice President, Wastewater Engineering Division, H2M
Ben Wright, Chief Engineer, Division of Sanitation, Suffolk County Department of Public Works

WHEN: Wednesday, June 23 from 7:30 AM to 10:00 AM

WHERE: Sheraton LI Hotel, Hauppauge

QUOTE: “Before the Industrial Park Sewerage Project was undertaken, the growth of our commercial and industrial base, which is vital to Suffolk County, had been slowed by a lack of available sewage treatment capacity. To date the progress of this project, through the cooperation of the Department of Public Works, the private sector and HIA-LI is a perfect example of how government and the private sector can work together to accomplish a goal that will help both the business climate and the environment. This sewerage project is essential to the density and utilization in the Hauppauge Industrial park. At this Executive Breakfast we’ll discuss how business and landowners can begin to plan for the highest and best use of their properties,” states Terri Alessi-Miceli, President, HIA – LI

Arthur Germain, Communication Strategy Group; 631-239-6335;

HIA-LI CONTACT: Terri Alessi-Miceli, President HIA-LI; 631-543-5355

HIA-LI helps Long Island businesses prosper. For over 30 years, we have been the recognized voice for business on Long Island and a powerful force and economic engine for regional development. We provide a forum for business leaders to network, problem solve and obtain advice on critical issues facing their businesses. Our member companies represent tens of thousands of business professionals. We’re headquartered in and support one of the largest industrial parks in the United States. HIA-LI programs and events promote strategic partnerships, targeted networking, information sharing and business advocacy. Members benefit from our committees, educational programs, career resources,research capabilities, mentoring opportunities and business advisory services. For more information, visit or call 631-543-5355.

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