Category | Government

East Hampton Requests Proposals for New, Improved Town Hall Campus

Posted on 28 January 2015

The East Hampton Town Board took a step toward providing better public access to its facilities when it issued a request for proposals to reconstruct and reorganize the Town Hall campus.

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First Draft of Village Wetlands Law Ready

Posted on 28 January 2015

If everything goes smoothly, the Sag Harbor Village Board could be ready as early as March 10 to hold a public hearing on a new wetlands law. And assuming the board was prepared to adopt it that day, it would not have to extend a six-month moratorium on applications for wetlands permits that it adopted in September.

Village To Hold Hearing on Dilapidated Morpurgo House

Posted on 21 January 2015

The Morpurgo house, which has been crumbling for decades on its Union Street lot behind the John Jermain Memorial Library, has caught the attention of Sag Harbor Village building inspector Tom Preiato.

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Airport Noise Committee Recommends Curfews, Limits and Banning The Loudest Choppers

Posted on 21 January 2015

If the East Hampton Airport Planning Committee’s noise subcommittee get its way, strict curfews, limits on weekly operations and a complete ban on the loudest helicopters could be in effect by Memorial Day of this year.

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Mayor Questions Breakwater Yacht Club’s Lease

Posted on 14 January 2015

The future of the lease between the nonprofit Breakwater Yacht Club and Sag Harbor Village has been called into question by Mayor Brian Gilbride, who on Wednesday said he was concerned the village has not been generating enough revenue from the arrangement.

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Sag Harbor Village Closer to Bag Ban

Posted on 14 January 2015

Sag Harbor Village took a step toward adopting a ban on most plastic shopping bags, as East Hampton and Southampton towns did last month, when the village board closed a public hearing on the matter on Tuesday.

Three Southampton Town Board Members Renounce 2015 Salary Hikes

Posted on 14 January 2015

Three of the five members of the Southampton Town Board have rejected their 2015 wage increases, requesting instead that the dollar amount of their 3-percent raises be returned to town funds.

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East Hampton Considers Town Manager Position

Posted on 14 January 2015

In what they say is an effort to maintain continuity and increase efficiency in East Hampton town government, Supervisor Larry Cantwell and the other members of the Town Board are seriously considering the creation of a town manager position.

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Scaled Back Harbor Heights Plan Is Approved by Sag Harbor Planning Board

Posted on 09 January 2015

A scaled back plan to open a convenience store and relocate the fuel pump islands at the Harbor Heights gas station on Route 114 in Sag Harbor was approved by the Sag Harbor Planning Board at a December 23 meeting.

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North Haven Plans to Make Improvements Before the Summer

Posted on 07 January 2015

If all goes according to plan, by the time summer comes around, North Haven will have both a brand new playground and a smoother, safer road.