Now serving his 2nd four-year term to the Village of Amityville Board of Trustees, Michael O'Neill previously served as an appointed member of the Village's Planning Board. An active community volunteer, he has been a member of the Amityville Volunteer Fire Department for more than 18 years serving as Captain of the Fire Police Company and Co- Chair of the Department’s September 11th Memorial Committee. He is also a Distinguished Past President of The Kiwanis Club of Amityville and has been a coach for many youth programs throughout the village.
Michael is a member of the Suffolk County Village Officials Association, the New York Conference of Mayors, and Bay Village Civic Association. In 2022, he was appointed by Suffolk County Legislator Jason Richberg to the Suffolk County Downtown Revitalization Committee. As a member of the Local Planning Committee for the NYS Downtown Revitalization Initiative, he was instrumental in recommending projects for the $10 million NYS DRI grant which the Village received in 2023. He currently serves as the chair of the Department of Public Works committee, and is a liaison to the Building Department and the Beach Committees. Additionally, he co-chairs the Village’s Parking and OEM Committees.
Michael enjoyed a 30-year career working for Cablevision, retiring as Corporate Director of Local Programming and Internal Video Production. Currently he is the Educational Broadband Systems Director for the Archdiocese of New York, and is the owner of South Bay Innovations, a Marketing and Video Production consulting firm.
Born and raised in Amityville, Michael is a graduate of the Amityville Schools and has a bachelor's degree in Communications from NYIT. He and his wife live in Amityville and are proud parents of three daughters.