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03/12/18 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WAZLZ PHOTO Kayaks lining Wades Beach.

BEVERLEA WAZLZ PHOTO Kayaks lining Wades Beach.

Owners of small boats, such as kayaks, who leave them in the water or beached on town-owned property during the warm weather season must remove them between December 15 and March 30 of each year. (more…)

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05/03/17 12:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Marine contractor Jack Costello listened Monday night to Waterways Management Advisory Committee members debate the efficacy of his client, Zach Vella, bringing a large boat to Dering Harbor waters near the Shelter Island Yacht Club.

JULIE LANE PHOTO Marine contractor Jack Costello listened Monday evening to Waterways Management Advisory Committee members debate the merits of his client, Zach Vella, bringing a large boat to Dering Harbor waters near the Shelter Island Yacht Club.

Just when marine contractor Jack  Costello thought he was home free with an alternative plan for a dock in Dering Harbor near the Shelter Island Yacht Club, hope vanished Monday night. (more…)

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02/03/16 10:10am
JULIE LANE PHOTO | Marine contractor Jack Costello will await Town Board action, but isn’t optimistic it will reverse a WMAC decision denying his client’s application.

JULIE LANE PHOTO | Marine contractor Jack Costello will await Town Board action, but isn’t optimistic it will reverse a WMAC decision denying his client’s application.

After prolonged discussions spanning several months, the Waterways Management Advisory Council voted 3-2 to turn down an application from Jeff Lightcap Monday night.

Marine contractor Jack Costello said Mr. Lightcap’s proposal would have cleaned up an area in Coecles Harbor that had previously been a commercial marina. His client had already agreed to several give-backs, including removal of a southern dock and boat lift in return for being allowed to install a free-standing splash board meant to protect his boats from wave action. (more…)

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01/27/16 5:50pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO | Marine contractor Jack Costello thought he’d finally get approval for a dock plan for his client, Jeffery Lightcap. But the WMAC said not so fast.

JULIE LANE PHOTO | Marine contractor Jack Costello thought he’d finally get approval for a dock plan for his client, Jeffery Lightcap. But the WMAC said not so fast.

Members of the Shelter Island Yacht Club will be asked to consider putting in a pumpout station or purchasing a pumpout boat to handle waste currently done at Piccozzi’s Dock. (more…)

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04/07/15 2:00pm

Waterways Management Committee members want to codify their stance on boat lifts, concerned that with increased requests for them, they need to establish limits so  boats aren’t dangling throughout the area, blocking pristine water views. (more…)