To the Editor:
I strongly encourage the Town Board not to require home sellers to update septic systems to I/A systems. (more…)
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View from Vincent Novak’s house overlooking Fresh Pond.
It looks like a plan by the town to acquire property on Fresh Pond owned by Vincent Novak is slipping away.
“I’m not going to wait forever,” Mr. Novak said, he said Monday, noting that he was never consulted about a plan for the Peconic Land Trust (PLT) to raise money to help the town purchase the property. Even if he had been consulted, “I wasn’t thrilled about it,” he added. (more…)
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As the Community Preservation Fund Advisory Board starts 2019, its focus is on stewardship plans for properties already acquired. (more…)
The Community Preservation Fund (CPF) Advisory Board has agreed to meet with representatives of Renewable Energy Long Island to discuss creating solar fields and wind energy sites. (more…)
Artist rendering of a proposal for 48 Lake Drive.
Some news emerged in the controversy surrounding a proposal to use the town’s open space preservation money to buy a .54 acre developed lot on Fresh Pond.
At a September 7 public hearing before the Town Board, it was revealed that the Peconic Land Trust has become involved as a potential contributor to the purchase; a new assessment by the town has been made; and an artist’s rendering of a plan by an architect for the property has been distributed. (more…)