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Posted on: July 5, 2020

EH Town Enforcement Team Visits Montauk Businesses During Holiday Weekend


July 4 inspections for restaurant/bar compliance with Gov. Cuomo's COVID-19 health and safety orders results in arrest of three in Montauk for alleged violations of liquor authority regs; Photos, videos of crowds referred to state for investigation

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Posted on: July 3, 2020

NYS: Travelers from COVID Hot Spot States Must Quarantine


Check the NYS web page for updates on "hot spot" states subject to the quarantine, and for more information:

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Amagansett Public Restroom Gets Low-Nitrogen Septic System

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Environment-friendly innovative/alternative septic system installed by EH Town at Amagansett restroom will reduce discharge of harmful nitrogen by 80 percent; First of several septic upgrades planned by Town

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Town Sues to Stop Sand Mine Expansion

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East Hampton Town files lawsuit challenging a state mining permit issued by the NYS DEC; Would greenlight expansion of a Middle Highway mine over town's objections, allow digging 100 feet into groundwater

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Indoor Dining at Reduced Capacity Resumes as LI Enters Phase Three of Reopening


Town provides information, assistance to restaurants as NYS allows restaurants to offer indoor dining at 50-percent capacity, as of June 24; Outdoor tables may remain as long as eatery does not exceed maximum occupancy both indoors and out

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

Seeking Water Quality Project Grant Applications


Funding from EH Town's Community Preservation Fund water protection program is available for projects that can improve water quality; Applications may be submitted through August 20

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Deadline Nears for Wainscott Water District Financing Program

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June 15 deadline for property owners within Wainscott Water District who want to use town financing program for private water supply line hook-ups to the water main to inform the town; Bond will be issued to pay upfront costs; repayment thru tax bills

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Town Accepting Applications for Restaurants to Reopen: Outdoor-Only Dining Allowed

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Restaurants may open during the state’s Phase Two of economic reopening,for outdoor dining only, according to the state regulations here: You must file an attestation online with the state, a...

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

EH Town Provides Business Assistance as Reopening Phase Two Nears


In order to help restaurateurs make the most of a crucial summer season already curtailed due to virus precautions, Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc will propose relaxing a provision of the zoning code that allows only 30 percent of a restaurant’s ap...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Phase Two of Business Reopening Expected June 10 on Long Island


Following shutdown during the COVIDd-19 pandemic, New York State is gradually allowing businesses to reopen.Phase One business reopening guidance for construction, retail (with restrictions), agriculture, hunting, fishing, forestry, manufacturing...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Supervisor's Statement on the George Floyd Killing

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Supervisor Van Scoyoc issues call for change; dignity, respect, equal treatment for all: "We must work together for a better world."

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Supervisor Van Scoyoc Updates Community on Radio, TV

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EH Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc provides updated information on WLNG 92.1FM Mondays, 8:40 a.m.; on WPPB 88.3FM on Wednesdays at 10:06 a.m., and on Fridays at 5 p.m. on local cable TV LTV channel 20

Posted on: May 28, 2020

Reopening Guidelines for Businesses

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East Hampton Town’s Business Recovery Group has issued a flyer to help business owners find the information they need now that businesses on Long Island can start reopening.Find out if your industry is eligible to reopen, and what the NYS regula...

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