Government

Corps of Engineers plans to reinforce an existing revetment along 840 feet of shore.
A series of planning sessions to chart the future of East Hampton Town’s five hamlets began last week, with Springs and Wainscott leading the charge.
Skepticism on proposed limits despite an increase in four-wheel traffic.
As the beat of the summer season begins this Memorial Day, live bands that have been booked for performances this season at many an East Hampton Town restaurant and bar could be silenced, depending on the outcome of a systematic license review being conducted by the town.
In a letter to the board dated May 19, Carol Konner, the principal owner of the Montauk Highway properties that the town wanted to rezone from highway business to a mix of commercial, retail, and residential, withdrew her support for the plan.
Safe Harbor Retreat, a California company that operates the Dunes, an in-house treatment center in East Hampton’s Northwest Woods has asked the United States Supreme Court to review a U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit decision rejecting its lawsuit claiming the Town of East Hampton has violated the federal Fair Housing Act.
The status of the Dunes has been clouded by past negotiations with town officials and a lawsuit the facility brought against the town, which was dismissed.
The Army Corps of Engineers considers its installation of an artificial dune along the downtown Montauk beach complete, but from the town’s perspective there are several outstanding issues.
East Hampton Town officials are discussing changes to the town code aimed at encouraging homeowners to create rental apartments to add to the town’s stock of affordable housing.