The village of North Haven’s autumn leaf pick-up for senior citizens did not work out so well this past fall, Village Clerk Eileen Tuohy told the Village Board at its regular monthly Zoom meeting on January 19.
The Sag Harbor Village Zoning Board of Appeals heard plans for a new catering hall above the restaurant Page at 63 Main for the first time on Tuesday, January 19, and some board members indicated that they were hesitant to grant the variances that would allow the proposal to move forward, with the chairman questioning the assertion that a catering hall was needed downtown.
Sag Harbor Village has announced that a draft of recommended zoning code changes for a swathe of village waterfront properties has been posted to its website at sagharborny.gov/218/Waterfront-Planning-and-Zoning.
Only two Southampton Town residents had something to say during a “listening session” hosted by the town-appointed Community Law Enforcement Review Committee last Thursday night, January 21.
If all goes according to plan, the villages of Sag Harbor and East Hampton will implement new smartphone app-based paid parking in certain areas...
Frustration at the hurdles to securing a COVID-19 vaccination appointment, even one months down the road, reached fever pitch this week as New York State struggles to match a trickle of vaccine supply to the flood of demand.
Members of the Sag Harbor Village Historic Preservation & Architectural Review Board are unified in their opposition to approving a plan for three new houses in excess of 6,500 square feet each on Marsden Street.
Although the Southampton Town Board in December adopted a measure allowing it to require residents who use its recycling centers to buy a permit, just what form that permit will take and how much it will cost remain to be hammered out.
But a proposal that has gained the favor of the Sag Harbor Village Board to charge to park at most spaces on Long Wharf and Main Street in the village’s business district through a smartphone app administered by ParkMobile has raised concerns it will shut out those who most need to park on Main Street — senior citizens.
At their January 12 meeting, members of the Southampton Town Board hosted public hearings on changes to parking regulations at a variety of town streets.
On January 26, a public hearing will be held on the notion of changing the section of the town code that imbues the ZBA with the power to approve changing one nonconforming use for another nonconforming use. The code amendment, if adopted, would remove review of such proposals from the ZBA’s purview, and instead have the Town Board review and decide on them.
East Hampton Village officials are continuing to wrestle with exactly how to implement plans to charge for parking in the downtown’s public lots, so as not to handicap businesses, while still meeting goals for raising as much as $2 million a year in revenue that Mayor Jerry Larsen wants to use to fund the installation of a sewer system the business district.
East Hampton Village will create a non-profit foundation so that it may accept financial donations from private citizens or groups to help pay for some community projects like the redesign of Herrick Park.
No Objections To Sag Harbor Paid Parking Proposal
This week, the Sag Harbor Partnership formally announced that it would partner with the village to lead a private fundraising effort to raise the estimated $4 million it will take to transform what is now little more than a vacant lot into “a jewel for our village,” said Mayor Kathleen Mulcahy.