Amagansett’s business district will have a bigger municipal parking lot and perhaps a park, with the purchase of 2.5 largely open acres adjacent to the lot, which was approved last week by the East Hampton Town Board.
A public hearing to examine water contamination and assess the effectiveness and implementation of laws and policies intended to protect water quality and public health will be held by the New York State Assembly’s and Senate’s committees on health and environmental conservation on Monday.
Members of an autonomous citizens’ committee on airport noise, including a number of those who served on a town board-appointed similar group that the town later disbanded, visited East Hampton Airport on Friday evening to observe and videotape its operations at the start of the busy Labor Day weekend.
Hermine is the first significant storm to affect Montauk since completion of the Army Corps project in April, and the damage done by this relatively minor storm has raised concerns about the future of the project.
Nineteen people were charged with violations of the town code when The East Hampton Town Code Enforcement Department, working with the Building Department, fire marshals, and town police, executed a search warrant at 13 Beech Hollow Court in Montauk at 6 a.m.
A pilot program testing new septic waste management technologies is under way, as researchers, environmentalists, and public officials across the region have targeted nitrogen pollution from wastewater as the cause of continued and increasing problems with the quality of ground and surface waters.
Based on the recommendation of an East Hampton Town committee on affordable housing, the town board is considering legalizing the creation of apartments in detached structures on residential properties, such as garages.
Two new, full-size maps depicting some 213 miles of trails within the Town of East Hampton are now available, after a comprehensive effort across several town departments that included trudging along just about every inch of the trails, through woodlands and meadows, cliffside and shore.