Government

West Water Street Postponed, Bridge Street on the Agenda

The Sag Harbor Planning Board on Tuesday postponed a decision on the lot line modification along with a highly anticipated discussion of the site plan of 2 West Water Street, and later took a preliminary look at an application by a property owner planning to expand at 23 Bridge Street.

ZBA Grants All Variances For West Water St. Condo Project

With the fate of Sag Harbor’s proposed John Steinbeck Waterfront Park on many minds, the Sag Harbor Board of Zoning Appeals voted unanimously to grant all nine variances developer Jay Bialsky has been seeking to build a three-unit condominium at 2 West Water Street where a former motel-turned-residence now stands.

Town Grants CPF Revenues for Sag Harbor Water Quality Projects

The Harbor Committee of Sag Harbor celebrated the news this week that the Southampton Town Board has agreed to grant $264,000 in town Community Preservation Funds (CPF) for seven water quality projects in the village.

Settlement Will Pay to Extend Public Water in Noyac

An insurance settlement of $67,000 for damage to a cistern on Northview Court in Noyac will be used by the Noyac Fire Protection District to help pay for extending public water.
U.S. Rep. Lee Zeldin

$174,500 for Southampton Brownfields Remediation

This grant will allow the town to identify petroleum and hazardous substance contamination issues at an estimated nine sites and evaluate remediation strategies for the properties.

Town Likely to Nix Bow Hunting for Deer on Sagaponack Golf Course

Mixing golf and bow hunting on the 35-acre Poxabogue Golf Course didn’t sound like a good idea to Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman last week.

BHPAR Approves Driveway Gate Over Neighbor’s Objection

The Sag Harbor Board of Historic Preservation and Architectural Review last Thursday approved plans for a house renovation and new driveway gate for 23 Wooded Path over the objection of a neighbor who opposed the gate during a public hearing.

East Hampton Town Partners with CCOM on Septic Rebate Forum

Concerned Citizens of Montauk (CCOM) and the Town of East Hampton will hold a septic rebate question session on Monday, October 22, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the CCOM Office, 6 South Elmwood Avenue in Montauk.

Public Hearing Set for T.J. Maxx Expansion in Bridgehampton

The Southampton Town Planning Board will hold a public hearing November 8 at 6 p.m. at Southampton Town Hall to hear comments from the community on a plan for the expansion of T.J. Maxx.

East Hampton Town Considering ‘Styrofoam’ Ban

The East Hampton Town Board is considering legislation that would ban the use of polystyrene food containers, more commonly known by its most popular producer, “Styrofoam.”

‘Non-Toxic Landscape’ Proposed for Big Lot in Redwood

The Harbor Committee of Sag Harbor on Tuesday got a preview of plans to replace a house, pool and carport on what attorney Brian DeSesa called the second largest single-family residential property in the village of Sag Harbor.

Portrait Windows Approved for Former Methodist Church

It is this type of portrait — figures important to Sag Harbor’s arts and cultural history — that will grace the windows on the sides of the building, two on each of the ten large windows, after the Sag Harbor Board of Historic Preservation and Architectural Review signed off on the two artists’ proposal last Thursday.

Thiele Says Cinema Easement Appropriate Under CPF Law

While not a common use of the CPF, this week New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. — one of the original authors of the CPF — said not only was it allowed under the law, but that it was not unprecedented.

Sag Harbor Village Moves Forward on Impound Yard

The Sag Harbor Village Board of Trustees on Tuesday moved a step closer to establishing a new vehicle impound lot on the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike for its police department over the objection of one of its own members.

Residents Champion Hamlet Plan for Wainscott

Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc said the plan would serve as a roadmap for the future if adopted into the town’s Comprehensive Plan rather than a tool for making immediate changes in zoning.

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