REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Shelter Island Country Club will have a new eatery, The Flying Goat, and financial reforms for the 2017 season, according to a report presented to the Town Board Tuesday.
A new group of officers on the Shelter Island Country Club’s (SICC) board of directors reported to the Town Board Tuesday on plans to overcome serious financial problems.
According to a report presented to the board, membership revenue for the club at Goat Hill last year was down 25 percent over 2015, greens fees were off 18 percent, bar sales took a 40 percent hit and the total income of the club was down 34 percent. (more…)
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If you know, let us know. Send your responses to [email protected] or phone at (631) 749-1000, extension 18. (more…)
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The Town Board recently held a public hearing on proposed short-term rental legislation. Readers weighed in this week on the issue. From left, Assistant Town Clerk Sharon Jacobs, Town Clerk Dorothy Ogar, Councilwoman Amber Brach- Williams, Councilman Jim Colligan, Supervisor Jim Dougherty, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Councilwoman Chris Lewis and Town Attorney Laury Dowd.
To the Editor:
I can fully understand the cry for some legislation so that Shelter Island does not become the melting pot for partiers who have been turned away from Montauk, which is not a pretty scene. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO New test well readings have been released.
Despite minor reductions in water level heights in January compared with December readings, water quantity on the Island remains “relatively stable” with an end to the drought in sight. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Letter writers continue to debate short-term rentals, many of which are booked over the internet.
Room for all
To the Editor:
Heather Reylek (“Your Letters,” January 5) references 172 listings available on airbnb. This is misleading. (more…)