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  • The new year will bring no respite from thorny issues, if the first meetings of the East Hampton Town Board in 2012 are an indication.
  • East Hampton Town

    Ethics Committee
        East Hampton Town Supervisor Bill Wilkinson announced last Thursday night that the town ethics board had found no wrongdoing after being asked to look into whether Len Bernard, the budget officer, had acted improperly in corresponding from his town office with the state comptroller and a member of the press regarding assertions in campaign literature for Zachary Cohen, Mr. Wilkinson’s Democratic challenger in the November election.

  • Video taken by cameras positioned along East Lake Drive in Montauk show a driver operating an East Hampton Town Highway Department truck snatching up a sign.
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    EECO Farm Lease Extended
        The East Hampton Town Board voted on Dec. 20 to renew the East End Community Organic Farm’s lease of town-owned farmland on Long Lane in East Hampton for five years, following the expiration of the current lease in April. Rental of the 42 acres of farmland will cost $150 per acre per year.

  • A brief discussion of data on East Hampton Town’s zoning districts and the space allotted for business here at the last town board meeting of 2011 appears destined for a reprise in the new year.
  • Two East Hampton women recently spent a week at hospitals outside of Port-au-Prince to help caregivers learn new ways to provide a little T.L.C. not only to others, but to themselves.
  • East Hampton Town’s proposed sale of its seven office condominium units at 300 Pantigo Place is moving forward.
  • Year-end hearings address road improvements, Napeague beach access, contractor licenses, too
  •     Come January, the East Hampton Town Department of Human Services will lose two part-time social workers who work with senior citizens, along with a part-time homemaker and a “community relations assistant.”
        At a meeting on Dec. 8, the town board voted to abolish the positions, and the 2012 Human Services Department budget does not contain salaries for the posts.

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