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04/02/19 2:00pm

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Tom Field shared ideas he and other baymen would like the Town Board to adopt to protect the Island’s surrounding waterways.

Bayman Tom Field has been meeting with his colleagues on a regular basis to discuss issues of importance and to bring them to the Town Board. (more…)

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03/27/19 4:30pm

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Armed with information and not shying away from the controversy over taxation of septic grants, Suffolk County Environmental Projects Coordinator Justin Jobin spoke to a packed room at the Town Board work session Tuesday, determined to win over those reluctant to upgrade their septic systems. (more…)

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03/27/19 10:00am

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Pamela Demarest appealed to the Town Board on March 22 not to change its zoning code, folding AA properties into the A designation that would affect side and front yard setbacks.

It’s back to the drawing board for a resolution aimed at changing AA zoning on Shelter Island to A zoning.

What appeared to be a settled matter weeks ago, with the Town Board’s inclination to take no action, has become a full-blown issue that resulted in a resolution to eliminate the AA residential zone. But after hearing from a few speakers at Friday’s Town Board meeting, members decided revisions were needed and a new public hearing will be held on April 12. (more…)

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03/20/19 12:00pm

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island Presbyterian Church.

Representatives from Shelter Island Presbyterian Church, struggling to deal with a solution to the drinking water problems in their building, appealed to the Town Board at Tuesday’s work session for help in dealing with the Suffolk County Department of Health Services. (more…)