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07/11/14 12:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Irrigation Committee chairman Thom Milton praises committee members as they wind up their work and prepare to submit a final report to the Town Board.

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Irrigation Committee Chairman Thom Milton praises committee members as they wind up their work and prepare to submit a final report to the Town Board.

There were compliments all around Thursday night as the eight-month-old Irrigation Committee completed its Town Board charge and prepared to recommend that existing automatic underground irrigation systems be allowed if upgraded. (more…)

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04/25/14 3:03pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Irrigation committee member Robert Grosbard wins agreement from his colleagues to begin drafting a report to the Town Board.

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Irrigation committee member Robert Grosbard wins agreement from his colleagues to begin drafting a report to the Town Board.

Eight months into an investigation on whether to implement a ban on automatic irrigation systems, committee members will begin to draft a report to the Town Board in May with an eye toward completing most of it by late June. (more…)

04/22/14 10:52am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO |

REPORTER FILE PHOTO |

 Deputy Town Clerk Sharon Jacobs has announced that the Shelter Island Town Board work session scheduled for 1 p.m. today has  been cancelled.

The board would lack a quorum since Councilman Peter Reich is on medical leave, Supervisor Jim Dougherty is on vacation and Councilman Paul Shepherd called in sick, according to Ms. Jacobs.

 

01/13/14 4:30pm

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The idea of attending town meetings remotely is making the rounds at town Hall.

As lines are being blurred between what’s reality and virtual reality, how long will it be before town officials can “attend” meetings without being physically present? And when will the public be able to “attend” meetings in their pajamas, staring at screens, weighing in on the proceedings?

That time might be now. (more…)