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VOTERS' GUIDE June 2021 local primaries

Hunter J. Gross

Hunter J. Gross is running for Councilman, Town of Huntington — Democratic

Hunter J. Gross

Hunter J. Gross

Democratic

Background:

  • Gross, 25, of Huntington Station, runs a social media consulting firm catering to small businesses. Gross previously worked as a former Hempstead Town clerk executive assistant and as a campaign manager for Nassau Democratic candidates, including for former Hempstead Town supervisor Laura Gillen.
  • Gross graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Ohio State University.

Issues:

  • Gross said he wants to address the affordable housing crisis and look into rezoning vacant commercial properties for multifamily housing.
  • He said he wants to help small businesses recover from the effects of covid-19 by cutting fees and creating an app encouraging residents to shop locally.
  • Gross said he wants to protect the environment by creating a townwide composting program, requiring new buildings of over 25,000 square feet to have solar or green roofs and expanding a bike-share program.
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