Islip is Business Friendly
The Town of Islip is widely recognized as an innovative, professionally run and business friendly town. Islip has received the Frank C. Moore Award for being the best run town in New York State. Islip's innovative, affordable housing programs have been recognized by New York State and the Federal government. A KPMG / Peat / Marwick / Hofstra University independent research study found Islip to be the most efficient business friendly town on Long Island.
The Town of Islip is also well known to the major financial institutions such as Moody's, Standard and Poor's and Fitch, for its “sound and prudent management practices.” Moody's recently upgraded the Town's bond rating citing it's “substantial financial flexibility, conservative budgeting and steadily growing revenue base.”