Artist rendering of a proposal for 48 Lake Drive.
Some news emerged in the controversy surrounding a proposal to use the town’s open space preservation money to buy a .54 acre developed lot on Fresh Pond.
At a September 7 public hearing before the Town Board, it was revealed that the Peconic Land Trust has become involved as a potential contributor to the purchase; a new assessment by the town has been made; and an artist’s rendering of a plan by an architect for the property has been distributed. (more…)
COURTESY TOWN OF SHELTER ISLAND A chart of results from the Deer & Tick survey released last October.
For the second month in a row, members of the Deer & Tick Committee tried to answer a question: Should Animal Control Officer Beau Payne spend part of his work hours hunting, especially during the February-March so-called “nuisance hunt” permit season? (more…)
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Supervisor Gary Gerth (top) was sworn into office Tuesday afternoon by Justice Court Judge Mary-Faith Westervelt as Veronica Kaasik held a bible.
The Town Hall meeting room was packed Tuesday afternoon as Supervisor Gary Gerth was sworn in along with incumbent Councilwoman Amber Brach-Williams and newly-elected Councilman Albert Dickson. (more…)
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO From left, Building Department employee Mary Ellen McGayhey, website developer Louise Clark and town IT Committee member Craig Wood at Tuesday’s Town Board work session, giving a presentation of the town’s new website.
The Town of Shelter Island recently got a makeover.
Well, at least it’s website did. (more…)
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Shelter Island Town will be launching a new website, but it’s currently unclear when that will happen or who will have responsibility for its design. Nor is it clear just when the town’s service will become unavailable. (more…)