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10/10/17 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island Fire Commissioners could have to pierce the tax cap tor a higher Center Firehouse tower and want to hear from the public at a hearing Tuesday, October 17, at 7 p.m.

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Shelter Island Fire Commissioners could have to pierce the tax cap tor a higher Center Firehouse tower and want to hear from the public at a hearing Tuesday, October 17, at 7 p.m.

For the first time since the state imposed a 2 percent tax rate cap on spending, the Shelter Island Fire District expects it may have to pierce that cap as it prepares its 2018 budget. (more…)

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06/19/17 4:30pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Manhanset Firehouse is likely to be the site of a second Shelter Island cell phone tower.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Manhanset Firehouse is likely to be the site of a second Shelter Island cell phone tower.

Three years after Shelter Island Fire Commissioners began discussions about locating a new cell tower at the Manhanset Firehouse on Cobbetts Lane, the application will be considered by the Zoning Board of Appeals. (more…)

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07/26/16 4:30pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Fire Commissioner Larry Lechmanski agreed with his colleagues Monday night to hold off efforts to incorporate the Shelter Island Fire Department in order to further discuss the pros and cons. Shown with his back to the camera is fellow Commissioner Richard Surozenski.

JULIE LANE PHOTO Fire Commissioner Larry Lechmanski agreed with his colleagues Monday night to hold off efforts to incorporate the Shelter Island Fire Department in order to further discuss the pros and cons. Shown with his back to the camera is fellow Commissioner Richard Surozenski.

On the advice of its attorney, Helen Rosenblum, Shelter Island Fire Commissioners Monday night agreed to to proceed to incorporate the Fire Department. (more…)