The Village of Massapequa Park has been making plans to erect a cell tower.
The village board voted this week to hold a public hearing in August on a possible purchase of land on the south side of Sunrise Highway west of the .
Massapequa Park Mayor James Altadonna says that the village took action because carrier contracts are expiring on a current tower located on the Massapequa Water District tower. The district is also planning a renovation soon.
Altadonna said the village is looking into buying the land because the village would be left without coverage. He also was concerned that other locations would be too close to residential areas.
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