Category | Government

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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Village Reaches Settlement With CSEA Union

Posted on 19 November 2014

The Sag Village Board, which last summer, came to contract terms with its police department union, has reached an agreement with the Civil Service Employees Association, which represents most of its other employees.

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Towns, Villages to Hold Hearings on Plastic Bag Ban

Posted on 19 November 2014

A regional effort to eliminate most plastic shopping bags will be the subject of public hearings before both the East Hampton and Southampton town boards this week.

East Hampton Unveils Car Charging Station at Town Hall

Posted on 18 November 2014

The Town of East Hampton unveiled its latest move toward sustainability on Friday, November 14—an electric car charging station.

Hearing on Sand Land Permit

Posted on 12 November 2014

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, November 19, on the permit of the Sand Land Corporation to continue mining sand at its site on Millstone Road in Noyac.

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More Money Needed for Road Repaving, Says Southampton Highway Superintendent

Posted on 12 November 2014

Southampton Town Highway Superintendent Alex Gregor appeared before the town board last Thursday to ask for more money to fund necessary projects along the town’s roadways.

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