02/15/19 10:00am

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President of the Board of Directors of the Shelter Island Early Childhood Learning Center Kelly Surerus appealed to the Town Board Tuesday for help in funding the preschool.

It won’t be official until the Town Board votes at its March 1 meeting, but members unanimously agreed at Wednesday’s work session to allot $10,000 from the town’s contingency fund to support the Shelter Island Early Childhood Learning Center. (more…)

02/06/19 10:00am

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Kelly Surerus, president of the Board of Directors of the Shelter Island Early Childhood Learning Center, appealed to the Town Board Tuesday for help in funding the preschool.

Representatives of the Shelter Island Early Childhood Learning Center made a case for funding, asking the Town Board Tuesday afternoon for $25,000.

That would provide funding through the end of the current school year for the morning pre-school, along with a small cushion for the September term. (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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01/09/19 10:00am

Town Engineer John Cronin, presenting a 17-point “Pure Water Action Plan” to the Town Board at its Tuesday work session, told members that it was the first “concerted effort to start looking more carefully at water issues.” (more…)

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12/05/18 2:00pm

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Commissioner Andy Reeve, waiting for Tuesday’s Town Board vote that approved installation of a cell tower at the Manhanset Firehouse.

Finally.

After four years of intense debate and negotiation, the proposed 120-foot cell tower on the grounds of the Manhanset Firehouse on Cobbetts Lane passed muster with the Town Board Tuesday.

The vote was 4-0, with Councilwoman Amber Brach-Williams abstaining because she is secretary-treasurer of the Fire District, creating a potential conflict of interest. (more…)