If you thought you’d heard the last of the short-term rental (STR) issue for awhile, it was back for discussion at the July 2 Town Board work session.
Westmoreland resident Margaret Kestler made an impassioned appeal to members to rescind the revised law that passed by a 4-1 vote in June. (more…)
Above and beyond
To the Editor:
Correcting a Wrong:
I wanted to take this opportunity to salute and thank our Emergency Medical Services (EMS) for their outstanding support throughout the year. (more…)
If it wasn’t happening right here and now, thinks Codger, this short-term rental (STR) controversy, including the public hearing two weeks ago and the snitty responses ever since, might be viewed as grand entertainment, a Game of Homes without the sex and blood, at least not yet. (more…)
The controversy over the short-term rental (STR) legislation takes many forms, with enforcing the law near the top of the debate.
The STR regulations have been on the books for more than two years, with a requirement that renters register with the town. (more…)
SCOTT FEIERSTEIN PHOTO The Town Board at Friday’s public hearing in the school auditorium on proposed amendments to the short-term rental law. From left, Town Attorney Bob DeStefano Jr., Councilman Albert Dickson, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Deputy Supervisor Amber Brach-Williams, Supervisor Gary Gerth, Councilman Jim Colligan, Town Clerk Dorothy Ogar and Deputy Town Clerk Sharon Jacobs.
An issue that many long-time Islanders have said is the most divisive in memory returned, front and center, Friday evening at a Town Board public hearing held in the school auditorium. (more…)