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Maria Caccese makes her case against the revisions proposed to the town’s dog law at last Friday’s Town Board meeting.
Although a handful of residents turned up at last Friday’s Town Board meeting to cite their opposition to the revisions of the dog law, the Town Board Tuesday agreed they will put the proposal to a vote at their Nov. 1 meeting, inserting two words. (more…)
The major claims against the town in a lawsuit filed in federal court protesting the Shelter Island’s short-term rental law (STR) have been dismissed in a ruling late last month. (more…)
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To the Editor:
I would like to make three points on the issue of short-term rentals (STR). First, earlier this summer, the Town Board presented a “clarification of language” on the STR law passed last year by a vote of four to one.
This clarification indicated, among other things, penalties for those who did not abide by the law. The audience for this reading and hearing was huge with the great majority for the law passed last year and its enforcement. The problem then, and now, was that there is no enforcement of the law on the books. (more…)