Government

After recent contentious public hearings, the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals rejected several applications.
A mental health provider inappropriately charged more than $150,000 to the state Office of Mental Health, according to the office of New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.
Federal judge wants more time to consider the raminifcations of East Hampton’s new restrictions on helicopters and other noisy aircraft.
The East Hampton Town Board set penalties for violating new laws restricting the use of East Hampton Town Airport last Thursday night despite challengers’ request for a temporary restraining order.
Tom Knobel, the chairman of the East Hampton Town Republican Committee and a former member of the town board and town trustees, intends to challenge the incumbent, Larry Cantwell.
Signs prohibiting parking along Dolphin Drive on Napeague, which were removed after a parking ban had been posted there for years, will go back up, according to a resolution passed by the East Hampton Town Board last week.
The scarcity of parking in Amagansett’s commercial district, along with potential remedies and enforcement, were primary topics of discussion at the hamlet’s citizens advisory committee on Monday.
In the past year and a quarter, East Hampton Town has kept spending down, reduced costs, and accrued surplus in its various budget funds, Len Bernard, the town’s budget officer, told the town board last week.
East Hampton Town New Summer Event Fees