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02/01/19 12:00pm

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New legislation introduced by Assemblyman Fred Thiele (I-Sag Harbor) could allow the five East End towns to establish a Town Community Housing Fund.

If created, the fund could be used to provide financial assistance to first-time homebuyers; create opportunities for owning and rental housing; and rehabilitate existing buildings for community housing. (more…)

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01/29/19 10:00am

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Jeffrey Davoli from AVZ brought good news to the Town Board at the January 23 work session, announcing that the latest audit shows the town in good fiscal health.

“The town is being operated under fiscally responsible means.”

That’s the single sentence summary CPA Jeffrey Davoli gave to the Town Board at last week’s work session, after outlining the audit of accounts for 2017. (more…)

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01/24/19 4:30pm

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Brian Sherman will become the new highway superintendent on April 1. He’s seen here in a 2011 photo introducing a plan to the Town Board for a Recycling Center roof. He currently is crew leader at the Recycling Center.

Brian Sherman has been selected as the town’s new Highway Superintendent, replacing Jay Card Jr., who will leave his post March 31. (more…)

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01/21/19 4:30pm

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Town Engineer John Cronin, center. At left, Highway Superintendent Jay Card Jr.

In an ideal world, the retirement of two of the town’s major officials wouldn’t happen concurrently.

But the world is not ideal, Town Engineer John Cronin said, explaining why he will leave his town post within a couple of months after Highway Superintendent and Public Works Commissioner Jay Card Jr. leaves office on March 31. (more…)

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01/16/19 8:00am

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Councilman Paul Shepherd

Councilman Paul Shepherd leaned forward, his elbows on the table, his face covered with his hands.

He remained in that position for about two minutes as his colleague, Councilman Jim Colligan, spoke at Tuesday’s Town Board work session. (more…)