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Councilwoman Amber Brach-Williams tells her colleagues she will ask Water Quality Improvement Projects Advisory Board members about providing money for a salt water intrusion study.
The Town Board is exploring ways to provide water to those who don’t have reliable wells and those who need nitrogen-reducing septic systems to protect the water they have.
At the board’s Tuesday work session, members said they’re aware of residents who have drilled wells on town property to have potable water. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO A similar public restroom, shown above, is slated to be installed at Volunteer Park when county officials give the go-ahead.
“One down. One to go.”
That’s how Commissioner of Public Works Jay Card Jr. described the town’s progress gaining approvals for projects from the Suffolk County Department of Health Services. (more…)
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO The Town Board at Tuesday’s work session. From left, Councilmen Albert Dickson and Paul Shepherd and Supervisor Gary Gerth. Not shown, Councilman Jim Colligan and Councilwoman Amber Brach-Williams.
The Town Board discussed at its Tuesday work session the issue of applications for outdoor assemblies and parties on public property during the summer months.
Police Chief Jim Read came to board to discuss an application submitted by Romanos Fessas for a 115-person clambake at the end of Shell Beach on an evening the weekend before the Fourth of July. (more…)
Referring to himself as a “grumpy old grandpa” when it comes to budgets, Supervisor Jim Dougherty released some preliminary numbers from the 2016 audit at Tuesday’s Town Board work session. (more…)
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Commissioner of Public Works Jay Card Jr. has declared a snow emergency as of midnight tonight. He and Police Chief Jim Read are telling residents to stay off the roads except in cases of extreme emergency.
Town Clerk Dorothy Ogar announced Monday afternoon that Town Hall will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, due to the weather forecast.
The Town Board work session, scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday, will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday.