Government

A lawsuit against the Long Island Power Authority and PSEG Long Island, filed by a group of East Hampton residents who claim the installation of a high-voltage transmission line through their neighborhoods is harmful to property values and their health and safety, will move forward on several fronts, in keeping with a July 23 court decision.
East Hampton Town’s proposed purchase of two waterfront lots on Squaw Road in Springs, 1.6 acres in all, and the removal of two houses there so that the land can be returned to its natural condition, has aroused opposition.
The tangled issues of a public restroom, the scarcity of parking, a hamlet study, a proposed rental registry, and the creation of a transportation hub occupied the Amagansett Citizens Advisory Committee at its meeting on Monday.
Two applications before the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals brought out strong opposition during public hearings on Aug. 4, in a session that seemed to raise questions that remained unanswered.
A hearing on a longstanding proposal to put a canopy over the Citgo station pumps on Montauk Main Street happens Thursday at 6 p.m.
A proposed subdivision at 10 Roberts Lane in East Hampton appeared to die a quick death on Aug. 5, during a preliminary review before the East Hampton Town Planning Board.
In an effort to address a dangerous situation caused by patrons of the Surf Lodge parking along South Edgemere Street and then walking alongside and sometimes in the road, the East Hampton Town Board voted Thursday to ban parking on the west side of the road from north of the club to Elwell Street.
Fires on the beaches in East Hampton Town will have to be built inside of metal containers rather than directly on the sand according to a new law approved by the town board on Thursday.
State lawmakers have approved a bill that would extend the life of the Peconic Bay Region Community Preservation Fund and would allow the five East End towns to seek approval from voters to use a portion of it for water quality improvement projects.