Government

A proposal to build a large beachfront house on Napeague, at 22 Shore Road just west of the White Sands resort, was rejected on Tuesday by the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals.
The Friends of Georgica Pond Foundation, a consortium of shorefront property owners, has launched a website, friendsofgeorgicapond.org.
In a move on Tuesday to buy additional restrictions on nearly 25 acres of south-of-the-highway land in Bridgehampton, the Southampton Town Board continued its efforts to ensure farm fields remain as such, authorizing the $2.46 million purchase of the enhanced development rights on Hayground Farms in Bridgehampton.
A representative of the Sag Harbor Village Board’s waterways advisory committee asked the East Hampton Town Trustees at a meeting on Monday to support a bill that would grant the village authority over waterways beyond the present 1,500-foot boundary.
A proposed subdivision of 36-plus oceanfront acres in Wainscott which is before the East Hampton Town Planning Board, has pitted two executives of major corporations who are neighbors against each other.
The first section of the Army Corps of Engineers’ sandbag “dune” on the downtown Montauk beach has been finished.
The Springs Fire District is suing the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals, challenging its determination over the district’s 150-foot tall communications tower
While an organizational meeting followed the swearing-in ceremony, Mr. Schneiderman postponed a number of important appointments, deciding to wait until after a special election later this month to fill an unexpected vacancy on the town board.
East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell laid out a comprehensive agenda for 2016 at the town board’s annual organizational meeting.