Recap: Southold Town discusses disaster recovery, climate pledge

03/12/2013 7:30 PM |


The Southold Town Board will again be discussing the National Disaster Recovery Framework’s role in repairing the damage done by Hurricane Sandy at Tuesday’s work session, which will be held at 9 a.m. in the meeting room at town hall.

The framework is an inter-agency partnership spearheaded by the federal government designed to help communities respond to natural disasters.

Town board members are also slated to discuss the “Climate Smart Communities Pledge,” a pledge to reduce carbon emissions and help protect areas of the town at danger from climate change. The pledge, which is sponsored by the state, helps communities win grant money from New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to implement changes.

Board members will also discuss the county’s affordable housing program, a proposed community service forum, updates to the town’s geographic information systems software, hauling bids for the waste management department and tree removal at Browns Hill Cemetery in Orient.

The evening session will be held at 7:30 p.m. The Suffolk Times will be blogging live from both meetings below.


Southold Town Board agenda, March 12, 2013 by Suffolk Times