Government

The East Hampton Town Board unanimously approved the extension of the town’s community preservation fund program by 20 years, through 2050, and authorized the use of up to 20 percent of the fund on water quality improvement projects.
Efforts are under way to convince the Southampton Town Board to use the community preservation fund to end the possibility of development on the 13.3-acre parcel off Montauk Highway known as the Bridgehampton Gateway despite the fact the principal...
The public comment period on the Army Corps of Engineers’ Fire Island to Montauk Point shoreline proposals, a $1.1 billion project that has been more than half a century in the planning, extends through Sept. 29, with a hearing scheduled at the Montauk Firehouse on its penultimate day, Sept. 28.
Citizens group seeks police body cameras and a C.P.F. buy on Spinner Lane in East Hampton.
Frustrated by continued noise from helicopters and planes using East Hampton Airport, several people are calling for the airport to be closed, saying the approximately 600-acre, town-owned site could be put to better community use.
Town officials moved Thursday night to seek an injunction against an East Hampton property owner who has apparently been operating an illegal nightclub in the basement of a house at 7 Muir Boulevard.
Concerned about the national rise of hate-motivated rhetoric, East Hampton Town’s anti-bias task force, in a statement sent to the media, has reminded residents of its mission and invited visitors or prospective members to attend its monthly meetings.
Amagansett farmland north of the hamlet’s Main Street appears to be on the drawing board for development. Discussions of its purchase and preservation by East Hampton Town, using the community preservation fund, have apparently come to naught.
Just about six years after East Hampton Town faced down a fiscal crisis caused by mismanagement that left the town with a $27 million deficit, Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded the town’s credit rating to the Aa1 level — a positive stamp of approval only one level below Moody’s top Aaa rating.