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Every East End town except Shelter Island is showing increases in Community Preservation Fund (CPF) revenues for the first four months of 2018.
Numbers released today by Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) show a decline here of 26.7 percent from the same period last year. (more…)
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It has been a slow start this year for Shelter Island real estate sales that generate Community Preservation Fund money used to purchase open space land and provide money for water improvement projects. (more…)
SCOTT FEIERSTEIN PHOTOS | From left, Ed Shillingburg, Stephen Jacobs, Joe Denny, Audrey Wood, Nancy Walker, Bran Dougherty and Gordon Gooding in front of a piece of water pumping equipment from the lima bean days. Also lending a hand (but not in the picture) were Craig and Owen Wood.
On the morning of April 7, nine members of the Shelter Island Group for Trails Preservation, led by the group’s founder Joe Denny, met up at the corner of Cobbetts Lane and Manhanset Road to clear land that once served as a lima bean farm. The clean-up was part of a stewardship plan put in place for the 21.8 acre parcel, which was purchased by the town’s Community Preservation Fund and Suffolk County in 2004. (more…)
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Community Preservation Fund Advisory Board Chairman Gordon Gooding shows new signs to be erected at town-owned sites purchased with CPF funds. Pictured with him is committee member Kathleen Gerard.
The Community Preservation Fund Advisory Board (CPF) has purchased land to preserve open space on Shelter Island. Now the CPF is focused on developing stewardship plans for some of the properties to maintain them and provide access to the public. (more…)
Dollars for a grant the Water Quality Improvement Projects Advisory Board is recommending to match other funds needed to complete the new nitrogen-reducing bathroom facility at Wades Beach (more…)