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10/28/15 10:00am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO The Town Board at Tuesday’s work session. From left, Councilwoman Chris Lewis, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty and Councilman Peter Reich. Not shown, Councilman Ed Brown.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | The Town Board at Tuesday’s work session. From left, Councilwoman Chris Lewis, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty and Councilman Peter Reich. Not shown, Councilman Ed Brown.

At its work session Tuesday, the Town Board  looked at the case of a property on Peconic Avenue, owned by William King, which Building Inspector Chris Tehan had discovered violated environmental law by building in restricted wetlands.

Mr. Tehan issued a stop work order on construction when he discovered that the owner was building a patio in the restricted area without a wetland or a building permit. (more…)

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09/23/15 11:03am
At the Town board work session Tuesday, Councilman Paul Shepherd proposed what he characterized as a 'radical' solution to repeated building code violations

At the Town board work session Tuesday, Councilman Paul Shepherd proposed what he characterized as a ‘radical’ solution to repeated building code violations

Councilman Paul Shepherd suggested at Tuesday’s Town Board work session that property owners who consistently defy Building Department regulations should be punished by doing community service. (more…)