Voters in Bridgehampton and Sagaponack on Saturday approved the Hampton Library’s 2017 budget of approximately $1.67 million. The final tally from Bridgehampton voters was 40 to 3 in favor, while those in Sagaponack approved it 17 to 0.
Edwina von Gal of the Perfect Earth Project, a Springs organization that promotes toxin-free landscaping, addressed the board and proposed a partnership in which Perfect Earth would cite the village as a toxin-free municipality.
Voters in the Sag Harbor School District and Bridgehampton and Sagaponack School Districts will decide the fate of the proposed 2017 budgets for the John Jermain Memorial Library and Hampton Library, respectively, during budget votes coming up in the next week.
The resurfacing of Route 114 between Main Street and Stephen Hand's Path in East Hampton is set to begin in October and will be finished by the end of November, according to the New York State Department of Transportation.
The East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals appears likely to grant a variance allowing the owner of adjacent properties to construct a tennis court, retaining wall, and steps on a parcel that does not have a principal building, which the village code requires.
A consortium of developers, environmental groups, and others have formed the New York Offshore Wind Alliance to pressure state officials to make a long-term, large-scale commitment to offshore wind power.