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07/08/14 12:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO | Before moving ahead with its recommendations to the Town Board, Irrigation Committee member Robert Grosbard questioned at the July 3 meeting why any restrictions should be imposed.

JULIE LANE PHOTO |
Before moving ahead with its recommendations to the Town Board, Irrigation Committee member Robert Grosbard questioned at the July 3 meeting why any restrictions should be imposed.

With less than two weeks before it presents its final report to the Town Board, the Irrigation Committee on July 3 was leaning toward recommending adoption of regulations for existing automatic irrigation systems and drip irrigation systems to be imposed Island-wide. (more…)

02/27/14 12:30pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | Irrigation Committee Chairman Thom MIlton addressing the town board Tuesday. From left, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty and Councilman Ed Browne. Not seen, Councilwoman Chris Lewis. Councilman Peter Reich was absent.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Irrigation Committee Chairman Thom MIlton addressing the town board Tuesday. From left, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty and Councilman Ed Browne. Not seen, Councilwoman Chris Lewis. Councilman Peter Reich was absent.

The Town Board is expected to vote unanimously on Friday to set a public hearing to extend the moratorium banning automatic irrigation systems The town’s Irrigation Committee has also received a delay to present a final report to the Town Board on its findings and recommendations from the beginning of February to mid-July . (more…)