Category | Government

North Fork Residents Ask East Hampton Town Board to Ban Helicopters

Posted on 10 December 2014

Just two days after environmental analysts explained just how widespread the East Hampton Airport noise problem is, several residents of the North Fork traveled to a town board meeting to ask the town to once again consider its neighbors to the north and ban helicopters.

East Hampton Town Board Consider Law to Restrict January Bowhunting on Town Parkland

Posted on 09 December 2014

A possible amendment to East Hampton Town’s hunting regulations attracted comments from hunters, hikers and environmentalists at the town board’s meeting on Thursday, December 4.

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Analysts Present East Hampton Airport Phase II Noise Study, Discuss Possible Solutions

Posted on 03 December 2014

Much like an earlier report did, the East Hampton Airport Phase II Noise Analysis report confirmed what many of the residents who are affected by noise on both forks have been saying for years: The problem is regional and it is extreme.

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North Haven Village Board Amends Dock Law, Provides Updates on Other Programs

Posted on 03 December 2014

The North Haven Village Board on Tuesday, December 2, unanimously added a number of minor amendments to the dock law it adopted last year.

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Neighbors Pan Project Before Sag Harbor ZBA

Posted on 25 November 2014

Three neighbors, citing the changing character of their neighborhood, turned out to oppose the application of Steven Barr, who appeared before the Sag Harbor Zoning Board of Appeals on November 18, seeking variances to enlarge the house he owns at 43 Howard Street.

Supervisor, Mine Operator Spar Over Water Testing

Posted on 25 November 2014

John Tintle, the owner of the Sand Land sand mine in Noyac has typically kept a low profile. But as he seeks state Department of Environmental Conservation approval for a permit to expand his operations amid heavy opposition, he has begun to take his case to the public.

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Southampton, East Hampton Town Budgets Adopted

Posted on 25 November 2014

The Southampton Town Board, in a split vote, approved an $88.6 million budget on Thursday, November 20. Meanwhile, in East Hampton Town, a $71.6 million budget was passed unanimously that same evening.

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Town Leaf Pickup Program Underway

Posted on 25 November 2014

It’s that time of year. Cold and windy temperatures mean the leaves are falling fast, and Southampton Town’s highway department has begun its annual leaf pickup program.

East Hampton, Southampton Town Budgets Due

Posted on 19 November 2014

The weeks of discussions and negotiations over annual budgets are coming to an end on Thursday, November 20, when the town boards of East Hampton and Southampton will be required by state late to adopt their 2015 operating budgets.

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East End Funding in County Budget

Posted on 19 November 2014

Suffolk County’s proposed $2.89 billion operating budget will including funding for a number of East End initiatives, according to County Legislator Jay Schneiderman.

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