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In the past year and a quarter, East Hampton Town has kept spending down, reduced costs, and accrued surplus in its various budget funds, Len Bernard, the town’s budget officer, told the town board last week.
East Hampton Town New Summer Event Fees
The East Hampton Village Board's tentative 2015-16 budget, unveiled last Thursday, includes money to extend its paid emergency medical services program so that a first responder can be on staff around the clock seven days a week.
The State Department of Environmental Conservation announced on Thursday that due to the detection of a marine biotoxin the harvesting of shellfish and carnivorous gastropods, such as whelks, conchs, and moon snails, was temporarily prohibited in approximately 3,900 acres in the Town of Southampton.
New high-voltage electric transmission lines that run through narrow residential streets of East Hampton Village could be removed and instead installed underground, according to a recent proposal by PSEG Long Island.
A court hearing will be held next Thursday on a bid by helicopter and aviation companies and a group called Friends of the East Hampton Airport to block the East Hampton Town Board from implementing an overnight curfew.
A pilot project aimed at reducing the flow of nitrogen into surface waters would see the installation of a permeable reactive barrier at the head of Three Mile Harbor in East Hampton.
A 150-foot cellular communications pole erected several weeks ago behind the Springs Fire Department building on Fort Pond Boulevard has angered neighbors.
A Native American burial site, which was discovered in 1917 off Springs Close Highway in East Hampton, has split the town planning board down the middle in connection with a subdivision application for property across the street.