Category | Government

Over 300 Show Up to Discuss Aircraft Noise in East Hampton

Posted on 27 August 2014

More than 325 people from all over the East End turned up to a special meeting on Wednesday evening to discuss the East Hampton Airport.

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Airport Manager to Retire

Posted on 27 August 2014

Jim Brundige, the East Hampton Airport Manager, announced this week that he would retire next month.

Southampton Highway Superintendent Abandons Sagaponack Bridge Project

Posted on 27 August 2014

A nine-month-long stalemate between Southampton Town Highway Superintendent Alex Gregor and the Sagaponack Village Board over the planned reconstruction of the Bridge Lane bridge came to an end last week when Mr. Gregor abruptly announced that he would abandon the plan and ask the Southampton Town Board to turn the bridge over to the village.

Another Good Month for CPF

Posted on 27 August 2014

Another month, another windfall for the Peconic Bay Community Preservation Fund. According to figures released by Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr., the CPF collected a total of $9.94 million during the month of July in the five East End towns. Last year for the same period, CPF revenues were $8.8 million.

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CCOM Reports Water Tests

Posted on 27 August 2014

Now in its second year, the Concerned Citizens of Montauk in partnership with the Surfrider Foundation’s nationwide Blue Water Task Force water quality testing program has been sampling Montauk and Amagansett water bodies for the bacteria enterococcus.

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North Haven Weighs in on Airport

Posted on 27 August 2014

In a brief meeting that took all of six minutes, the North Haven Village Board on Tuesday, August 26, added its voice to the growing chorus objecting to the noise of helicopters and jets using East Hampton Airport.

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PSEG Gets an Earful in East Hampton

Posted on 27 August 2014

There was hardly a spare seat in the house on Tuesday, August 26, for an informational session and public hearing hosted by the State Department of Public Services on PSEG Long Island’s Utility 2.0 Long-Range Plan.

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Bridgehampton CAC Briefed on CVS, Landmarks Law and Takes Aim at Leaf Blowers

Posted on 27 August 2014

Members of the Bridgehampton Citizens Advisory Committee seemed somewhat encouraged by a Southampton Town Planning Board meeting when plans for the much maligned, proposed CVS pharmacy were discussed for the first time.

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East Hampton Wins $9.9 Million Federal Grant to Acquire Flood-Prone Properties

Posted on 27 August 2014

The Town of East Hampton announced on Tuesday, August 26, that is has been awarded a $9.9 million federal grant to purchase a number of properties in Amagansett in order to turn them into protective storm buffers.

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Sand Mine Expansion in Noyac Draws Critics

Posted on 22 August 2014

Environmentalists and civic leaders are calling on the State Department of Environmental Conservation to deny an application to expand an existing sand mining operation in Noyac.

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