After nearly a year-and-a-half of debate that was at times rancorous and which contributed to the tone of last year’s bitterly contested mayoral race, the Sag Harbor Village Board on Tuesday adopted a streamlined version of a Waterfront Overlay District that is intended to rein in development along the village’s most valuable asset.
The Art Shop Is Razed, But A Promise Is Made That It Will Be Rebuilt
Erosion along the Redwood peninsula has been “mind-blowing” and “astonishing” in recent years, a former top regional environmental official told the Sag Harbor Village Harbor Committee last week in making the case as to why Josh Schwartz should be allowed to rebuild and extend his aging bulkhead at 188 Redwood Road on Sag Harbor Cove.
East Hampton Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc said this week that he will propose the town add the housing trust’s property to a special “affordable housing overlay” district the town intends to put in place on 8.5 acres of adjacent land and work to develop the two properties in conjunction to maximize the number of residential units that can be built on the land.
Taking The Helm At Highway, McArdle Lists Equipment and Facilities As Top Priority
East Hampton attorney Brian Matthews, who represents the group, said in a release this week that he would ask the town Zoning Board of Appeals, which meets remotely next Thursday, January 20, at 6 p.m., to overturn a June 4 determination by the town’s chief building inspector that the complex was a legal accessory use of a golf course.
State Grant Will Allow Sag Harbor To Install Walkway At Steinbeck Park
COVID Superstorm Sweeps Across Region, But Hospitals See Fewer Severe Cases, Thanks To Vaccines
Schneiderman Looks Ahead at Final Term, Future Roles
The rising number of COVID-19 cases in Sag Harbor has spurred Mayor Jim Larocca to switch next Tuesday’s Village Board meeting from in-person to remote, via Zoom.
Construction of the long-planned satellite emergency room facility in East Hampton could begin as early as this winter, officials said this week.
Southampton Town Board Considers Increased Income Eligibility For Senior Citizen Tax Exemptions
Governor Signs Legislation To Help Clear Path For Energy Choices
Citing a website called Pacaso that sells shares in luxury market second homes in Florida, Colorado and other hot spots for the wealthy, North Haven Village Mayor Jeff Sander last week unveiled proposed legislation to prohibit “fractional ownership, time sharing or interval uses” of real estate anywhere in the village.
Mayor Jim Larocca announced he had worked out a deal to extend the village’s lease for what is known as the “gas ball” parking lot for another year.