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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…)
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The public meeting room of Town Hall.
There’s a communication problem among various appointed town committees and the elected Town Board that is causing confusion among residents about the status of important issues.
James Humes, an author and presidential speech writer, summed up the reason for government’s left hand not knowing what its right hand is doing, when he wrote, “The art of communication is the language of leadership.” (more…)
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Gordon Gooding.
Two town committees that are, in many ways, on the same page when it comes to improving water quality and preserving land, are in different chapters when it comes to handling debt service. (more…)
There’s a disconnect between the Town Board and the Water Quality Improvement Projects Advisory Board, leaving in limbo those interested in obtaining Community Preservation Fund (CPF) money for rebates to offset costs upgrading septic systems. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO| Bridge Street in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy in October 2012.
The timing was perfect.
With Texas and Louisiana recovering from Hurricane Harvey, Florida still in shock from the devastation of Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Maria rampaging through the Caribbean, a tropical storm brushing past the East End this week and fears of a monster storm coming next week, Tuesday’s Town Board work session led off with a presentation about climate change and its effects on communities. (more…)