Category | Government

Schneiderman Secures Surplus Buses for St. Michaels & Camp Soulgrow

Posted on 09 June 2015

On June 2, the Suffolk County Legislature supported two resolutions sponsored by Deputy Presiding Officer Jay Schneiderman authorizing the donation of surplus county para-transit buses to St. Michaels Windmill Housing Development Fund Corporation (HDFC) and Camp Soulgrow at fair market value. The St. Michaels Windmill HDFC is a not-for-profit housing complex for low-income senior citizens [...]

Uber Operations Suspended in East Hampton Town

Posted on 05 June 2015

Uber, the ride-sharing mobile app service, has agreed to suspend all operations in East Hampton Town following a meeting today with East Hampton Supervisor Larry Cantwell and code enforcement officials, according to a press release.

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Electronic Payments and Efficiency Plans in East Hampton

Posted on 03 June 2015

Over the next few months, the Town of East Hampton will begin to move over to electronic payments for the Building Department, town Justice Court and Tax Receiver’s office, in an effort to eliminate lines in hallways and increase staff productivity.

Federal Court Delays Airport Decision Again

Posted on 03 June 2015

The federal court on Wednesday issued an order extending the deadline to rule on a temporary restraining order that would block the enforcement of three airport restrictions the town adopted in April, according to a release from the town of East Hampton.

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Sag Harbor Village Board Approves Hiring Ambulance Help

Posted on 03 June 2015

Meeting Friday to close the books on the fiscal year, the Sag Harbor Village Board agreed to hire a number of paid workers who will complement the volunteer members of the Sag Harbor Volunteer Ambulance Company.

It’s Official: Schneiderman To Head Southampton Democratic Ticket

Posted on 28 May 2015

The game of political musical chairs continues in Southampton Town, where County Legislator Jay Schneiderman, a member of the Independence Party, was officially nominated as its town supervisor candidate by the Southampton Town Democratic Committee at its convention on Wednesday night at 230 Elm Street in Southampton.

Bridgehampton CAC Hear Airport Noise Problem

Posted on 27 May 2015

Members of the Bridgehampton Citizens Advisory Committee discussed the status of some of their pet projects, but also spent some time talking about what has become a regional concern on Long Island, the East Hampton Airport, at their first meeting of the summer season on Tuesday.

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Southampton Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst Eyes Congress

Posted on 20 May 2015

Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst has confirmed that she will give up her town position this year and challenge freshman Republican Representative Lee Zeldin in 2016 instead.

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Doubts on Redwood

Posted on 20 May 2015

The ZBA said it would not be inclined to grant variances that would allow Brian DeSesa, a Sag Harbor attorney, to subdivide into two lots an 11,954-square-foot lot he is in contract to buy at 41 Redwood Road.

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Jefferson Street House Creeps Forward

Posted on 20 May 2015

After months of review, it appears Evan DiPaulo of 10 Jefferson Street will get to build the house he wanted, to the rear of his property, while keeping a second house at the front of the property as some type of accessory structure.

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