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Posted on: January 19, 2022

Town Board Member Assignments for 2022

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Our EH Town Board members each serve as liaison to the various town departments, committees, issues, and hamlets. Members of the public may address a question or concern to a particular board member or to the entire board. Check the liaison list in link

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

EH Town Takes Action to Address Airport Traffic, Noise, Safety, Environmental Concerns

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Vote expected Jan. 20 on plan to deactivate East Hampton Airport, with early March closure, and then open a new publicly owned private-use airport that will operate under "prior permission required" framework, allowing Town to control airport use

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

East Hampton Town Board Announces "All Hands on Housing"

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As 2022 gets under way, town board members will commence a coordinated effort to tackle the need for affordable housing, each taking the lead on various wide-ranging efforts including several new construction projects, and longer-range future planning

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

Supervisor Van Scoyoc Presents "State of the Town" Address for 2022

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EH Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc presented the 2022 “State of the Town” address at the town board’s virtual organizational meeting yesterday, marking the start of his third term. He highlighted past accomplishments as well...

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Posted on: December 31, 2021

February Vaccination Clinics Scheduled at EH Town Hall

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EH Town continues to make vaccinations, including booster shots readily available to residents with the addition of vaccination clinics at Town Hall on Feb. 1, 7, 10, 16, and 22. Over 1,000 vaccines have already been administered at town-sponsored clinics...

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Posted on: December 22, 2021

EH Urges Residents to Exercise Caution as COVID Surges

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EH Town Senior Center programs suspended for a month in face of steep rise in COVID cases and Omicron variant; NYS requires masks; Health officials urge vaccinations and booster shots to limit spread, avoid serious illness or death

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Posted on: December 21, 2021

New EH Senior Community Center Project Progresses

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R2 Architecture Chosen to design building for seven-acre site on Abraham's Path, Amagansett; Board to issue $1.8 million bond for project design and engineering

Fifteen architectural firms responded to a call for proposals, which were reviewed by ...

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Posted on: December 11, 2021

NYS Mandates Masks in All Indoor Public Places

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New mandate announced Friday by Gov. Kathy Hochul in response to COVID surge takes effect Monday; all aged 2 and up must wear masks in restaurants, offices, stores, unless venue has required proof of vaccination. Policy will be re-evaluated on Jan. 15.

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Posted on: December 7, 2021

EH Town Adopts New Green Building Standards

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Town Board took an important step toward reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from buildings by adopting 2020 NY Stretch Energy Code. New standards effective Dec. 31, 2021, for all buildings are expected to result in 11% energy efficiency increase

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Posted on: December 2, 2021

East Hampton Town Names New Town Planning Director

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Jeremy Samuelson appointed as Planning Department head with a vote of the Town Board on Dec. 2; former executive director of CCOM, Nature Conservancy Mashomack Preserve director will take post on Jan. 3, 2022

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

EH Town Honors Lt. Lee A. Hayes, WWII-era Tuskegee Airman

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Members of Lt. Hayes’s extended family and members of the public attended the unveiling of a sign renaming the Amagansett Youth Park in Mr. Hayes’s honor.  

Lieutenant Lee A. Hayes was among a group of precedent-setting Black s...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

NYS, EH Town, Montauk Residents Work Together on Utility Line Project

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NYS Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. and EH Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc, first and third from left, at the gateway to Montauk on Friday, Oct. 22, with John Keeshan, the Montauk resident who has long advocated for burying the lines, between them. Accom...

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