Category | Government

Questions for Proposed Plastic Bag Ban

Posted on 10 December 2014

A bid to have Sag Harbor Village join a regionwide ban on most single-use plastic shopping bags received is first major pushback on Tuesday night at a public hearing before the Sag Harbor Village Board of Trustees.

Measure Would Restore Drinking Water Money

Posted on 10 December 2014

Legislation sponsored by Suffolk County Legislator Jay Schneiderman to make sure federal and state reimbursements are properly returned to the Suffolk County Drinking Water Protection Program was approved unanimously at the December 2 meeting of the County Legislature.

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Harbor Committee Has Questions About Fill

Posted on 10 December 2014

Questions about whether it should approve the unauthorized addition of fill to the waterside property of a house at 188 Redwood Road occupied the Sag Harbor Harbor Committee’s attention on Monday.

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Woman Claims Police Harassment

Posted on 10 December 2014

A woman who said she was falsely arrested, unlawfully detained, and physically harassed by Sag Harbor Village Police has filed a notice of claim against the village, its police department and Sgt. Thomas Pagano.

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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