Government

While a legal decision had been expected on whether three regulations that would restrict access to East Hampton Airport to reduce the impact of aircraft noise will come to bear, town officials announced Wednesday afternoon that the decision has been put off until June 26.
The owners of Montauk’s Royal Atlantic Motel have asked to be included as defendants in Defend H2O’s lawsuit seeking to stop the Army Corps of Engineers from building a reinforced dune along the downtown Montauk beach.
A 150-foot communications tower erected behind the Springs Firehouse on Fort Pond Boulevard has prompted an appeal to the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals that seeks to overturn its building permit.
Using the community preservation fund, the East Hampton Town Board has authorized the purchase of three properties, from which houses will be removed in order to return the lands to their natural states.
Detailed studies of East Hampton Town’s various hamlets are to be commissioned by the town board in an effort to plan for future development or preservation in accordance with the comprehensive plan.
Suffolk County Legislator Jay Schneiderman, a former East Hampton Town supervisor, announced his intention to run for Southampton Town supervisor.
Owners of large properties in East Hampton Village gave no quarter in their collective denunciation of the graduated formulas the village has proposed for limiting the square footage of houses and accessory structures.
The East Hampton Town Board is preparing to revise the town code to prohibit new motel-based bars and restaurants in residential zones.
A list of repairs and maintenance projects at East Hampton Airport was discussed on Tuesday.