Seek Input On Sagaponack Police

    The Sagaponack Village Board will hold a special meeting on Saturday at 9 a.m. to get community input on a proposal to create a village police force.

    A budget, prepared by former Southampton police chief William Wilson, is expected to detail a timeline and the costs involved. Mayor Donald Louchheim believes the village will get more service for less money with its own force as opposed to its current arrangement for policing through Southampton Town Should residents and village board members agree, the mayor hopes to have a new police department in place by Jan. 1.