There may be changes afoot for the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals. During a prolonged discussion on Oct. 11, the board wrestled with implementing rules that have been in effect since 1989, but have not been followed.
Marc Rowan, the private equities investor who over the past few years bought Duryea’s Dock and a number of other Montauk properties near Fort Pond Bay, has plans in the works for a major overhaul of the complex of cottages next to the Montauket.
A public hearing on the proposed expansion of Damark’s Deli at the intersection of Three Mile Harbor and Soak Hides Roads in East Hampton is scheduled for Wednesday at 7 p.m. during the East Hampton Town Planning Board meeting at Town Hall.
The residents of the Northwest Woods Main Street requested that the name be changed for obvious reasons, such as police, ambulance, and fire department services, but also because visitors and deliveries are inconvenienced by accidentally going to Main Street in East Hampton Village.
The Army Corps of Engineers’ plans for the downtown Montauk beach could include adding enough sand to create a 50-foot-wide beach along an expanse roughly double the length of the area where the corps has installed a sandbag wall, representatives said last week.
The first national marine monument in the Atlantic, designated last month by President Obama under the 1906 Antiquities Act, has been criticized by commercial fishermen who say it will harm their livelihoods while failing to achieve its intended purposes.