AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | The Town Board met in work session Tuesday to discuss a draft irrigation law and putting the brakes on large scale house construction. From left, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty and Councilman Peter Reich. Not shown are Councilwoman Chris Lewis and Councilman Ed Brown.
A two-hour Town Board work session Tuesday discussed a draft of an irrigation law and placing limits on the construction of large houses, making little progress on either score.
After a lengthy discussion on the latter issue, Councilman Paul Shepherd speculated if it all boiled down to a question: “Is there any validation to this at all?” (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | Resident Craig Wood made an impassioned plea to the Town Board Friday to keep the Community Preservation fund at status quo.
A resident went before the Town Board Friday to ask it to reject an idea of diverting money to a fund dedicated to buying open space —even a small part of it — for clean water projects. (more…)
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Shelter Island Town Hall
As expected, the Shelter Island Town Board Friday unanimously approved a $9.9 million 2015 budget requiring $7.7 million to be raised from property taxes. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Shelter Island Town Hall.
At its work session Tuesday, the Town Board hashed out ideas for finalizing an irrigation law and an agenda item called “large home regulation.” (more…)
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | The Town Board heard a request for information from PSEG Tuesday at its work session. From left, Councilwoman Chris Lewis, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty, Councilman Peter Reich and Councilman Ed Brown.
A resident who had been in the forefront questioning PSEG’s plans to construct a substation on the Island for backup electricity needs asked the Town Board Tuesday for an explanation of the power company’s silence on the issue. (more…)