Category | Government

Formula Business Law on Hold

Posted on 10 September 2014

A vote on proposed law to require formula or chain businesses to acquire special permits has been put off again in East Hampton Town.

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Money Matters

Posted on 10 September 2014

The Sag Harbor Village Board on Tuesday also voted to transfer $92,000 from a contingency fund to provide retroactive pay for members of the Sag Harbor Police Department, who received retroactive 2.5-percent raises from a three-member arbitration panel in August.

Village Code Housekeeping

Posted on 10 September 2014

The Sag Harbor Village Board on Tuesday passed four of five resolutions on its agenda that village attorney Fred W. Thiele Jr. characterized as housekeeping changes suggested by former village building inspector Tim Platt.

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Sag Harbor Joins Airport Foes

Posted on 10 September 2014

Sag Harbor, which until Tuesday stood alone as the only municipality not taking a stand on the East Hampton Airport, came into the fold. Near the end of its monthly meeting, the village board hastily adopted a resolution offered by Trustee Ed Deyermond calling on the town to stop accepting grant money from the Federal Aviation Administration and develop a comprehensive plan to control noise and limit air traffic, including adopting a curfew.

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Civic Council Celebrates Milestone

Posted on 10 September 2014

The Noyac Civic Council will celebrate its 60th anniversary with a dinner dance at Harlow on the Long Wharf on Saturday, September 27, from 6 to 10 p.m. The Noyac Civic Council has recently hosted regional meetings to discuss aircraft noise and groundwater protection and continues to advocate for the community. The event will include [...]

Another Toxic Algae Bloom

Posted on 10 September 2014

New York State and Suffolk County officials have confirmed the presence of cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae, blooms in Sagg Pond and Old Town Pond in Southampton Village.

Southampton Town Board To Add New Conditions to Special Exception Permits

Posted on 10 September 2014

The Southampton Town Board is expected to add new standards, safeguards and conditions for retail businesses over 5,000 square feet that apply for special exception permits from the town Planning Board.

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Despite Objections Harbor Committee Okays Redwood Requests

Posted on 10 September 2014

Despite the objections of a neighbor, who cited concerns about flooding, the Sag Harbor Harbor Committee on Monday said it would issue a wetlands permit for a construction project at 232 Redwood Road that has been proposed under the name Palo Aalto, LLC.

Governor Cuomo Deafeats Teachout in Democratic Primary

Posted on 10 September 2014

Although New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo decisively won the democratic gubernatorial primary on Tuesday, September 9, his opponent, Zephyr Teachout, led many of the polls on the East End.

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League of Women Voters Explain Redistricting Amendment

Posted on 10 September 2014

The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons held an informational session about a proposed constitutional amendment that aims to curtail gerrymandering in New York State.