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Better direction on water
To the Editor:
Thank you for writing clearly about my position on the rebate program for septic systems here on Shelter Island (“One resident says plan is shortsighted, ineffective,” November 23).
Obviously, we need a broad, townwide plan that addresses the complete issue of water quality and not just free rebates and a lot of talk. (more…)
Referring to himself as a “grumpy old grandpa” when it comes to budgets, Supervisor Jim Dougherty released some preliminary numbers from the 2016 audit at Tuesday’s Town Board work session. (more…)
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“Perhaps the town should put more pressure on the [county] health department” to get a permit allowing installation of a new bathroom facility at Volunteer Park, said Sag Harbor attorney Mary Whelan. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Dory owner Jack Kiffer outside his bar and restaurant.
Just before the Town Board adjourned its work session Tuesday, Jack Kiffer, owner of The Dory, entered the meeting room and handed papers to Town Clerk Dorothy Ogar announcing that after six years of delaying providing public bathroom facilities, he will sue the town. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO A similar public restroom, shown above, is slated to be installed at Volunteer Park.
“Should I call my lawyer?” Supervisor Jim Dougherty asked Dory owner Jack Kiffer, who was standing at the end of Tuesday’s Town Board work session with a question.
“You better,” Mr. Kiffer replied. (more…)