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Posted on: August 10, 2020

Town Maintains Highest Possible Bond Rating: Aaa

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Moody's Investors Services says EH has "very healthy" finances;
Rewards "conservative budgeting and proactive fiscal management," and substantial reserves; Notes responsible financial management during pandemic

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

New FIre Protection Substation Completed in Northwest

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Station will enhance emergency response, provide savings for area residents on homeowners insurance premiums; Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc, Mayor Rick Lawler, and Village and EH Fire Dept. officials attend ribbon-cutting on Aug. 7

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Town Seeks Supreme Court Injunction Against Montauk Resort

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Marram Montauk has "multiple ongoing violations," town says in request to court, including a retail snack bar that has been turned into a full-service outpost of a Manhattan restaurant

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Posted on: August 6, 2020

Webinar Will Address Community Choice Aggregation, a Green Energy Purchase Opportunity

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Click on the following link to learn about the webinar and to register

https://energizeeh.org/webinars/

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Supervisor Van Scoyoc Corrects Record on Wainscott Water Issues

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Click here for the statement/ press release/DocumentCenter/View/5187/Pr-Rel-Aug-2-Statement-from-Supervisor

Click here for a timeline covering the Town’s response to Wainscott water contamination/DocumentCenter/View/5189/Water-district-timeline-r...

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

EH Town Prevails: FAA Rules in Town's Favor in Dispute Lodged by Aviation Groups

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The Federal Aviation Administration found that EH Town complied with all rules and regs in connection with its use of airport revenue to respond to several lawsuits related to legislation adopted in 2015 to reduce airport noise

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Posted on: July 16, 2020

Town Of East Hampton Public Hearing Transcripts Currently Available

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Governor Cuomo’s Executive Oder No. 202.1, dated March 13, 2020, suspended the Open Meetings Law requirement that the public be permitted to appear in person at meetings to present comment. It permitted meetings to be conducted by video conferen...

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

Summer Crowds Reaching Capacity at EH Town Beaches

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Expect beach closures on busy summer days as popular ocean beaches reach capacity. NYS 50-percent capacity limit still in place; Sales of nonresident beach parking permits remain suspended

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

Town Participates in Peak Savers Load Relief Program During Heat Wave

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Program helps alleviate need for PSEG to run additional diesel-powered, polluting "peaker plants" to meet energy demand until more renewable energy sources are online; Town is compensated for taking certain town buildings off the grid

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

COVID-19 Testing Sites

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Diagnostic Testing and Antibody Testing for COVID-19 is Available at Several Locations on the East End

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

New Regs Issued by Gov. Cuomo, State Liquor Authority on Serving Alcohol

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EH Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc issues letter to EH bars and restaurants to make them aware of new regulations restricting alcohol sales; may only be served with substantial food orders

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Town Continues to Provide Services to Residents While Office Buildings Remain Closed to Visitors

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Those seeking recycling permits and resident beach parking permits may apply to the Town Clerk by mail and using a Drop Box outside Town Hall for documents; Nonresident beach parking permits remain unavailable due to state beach occupancy restrictions

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

Water Conservation Urged as Demand Peaks

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The Suffolk County Water Authority is currently experiencing unprecedented demand for water . This incredible demand is primarily due long periods of excessive heat and residents’ lawn irrigation systems operating during the overnight hours. &am...

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

EH Enforcement, State Liquor Authority Visit Montauk Businesses; Find Few Problems

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July10 Weekend Compliance with Town, state codes, SLA regs, and COVID-19 safety requirements was good; No problems found at two bar/restaurants previously cited

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Posted on: July 5, 2020

EH Town Enforcement Team Visits Montauk Businesses During Holiday Weekend

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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: 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

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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

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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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