Government liaison officer Denis Noncarrow told board members during Tuesday’s work session that he’s preparing to apply for 2019 Community Development Block Grants on behalf of the town.
He said he’s currently waiting for 2018 funds, amounting to $130,000, to be released to the town. Those funds will be used to repave the parking lot at the Southold Town Recreation Center and install new doors on the south side of the community center that comply with requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. READ
A 50-unit affordable rental project is in the works for a parcel on North Road in Greenport, Southold Town officials announced Tuesday.
A new 12-minute video aims to address misconceptions about affordable housing in Southold Town and change “not-in-my-backyard” attitudes toward efforts to provide additional housing options. READ
Southold Town’s Housing Advisory Commission has been thinking of ways to spend more than $400,000 the town has earmarked for affordable housing, but is “holding out” in case it’s needed for a larger rental unit development, according to commission chair Rona Smith and government liaison officer Denis Noncarrow.
Look for some changes in Southold Town’s website next month.
Denis Noncarrow, the town’s government liaison officer, and Lloyd Reisenberg, its network and systems administrator, outlined the changes for the Town Board using a test site on Tuesday morning. READ
A lack of mental health care services for Southold’s youth are now being discussed at different levels.
State Sen. Kenneth LaValle is working to find funding to help address the issue, town government liaison officer Denis Noncarrow said Tuesday.
Southold Town is exploring the idea of establishing a youth court to offer non-violent offenders under age 16 an alternate pathway.
A youth court would give these offenders a second chance without a criminal record, Southold Town community relations specialist and Youth Bureau member Lynn Nyilas said Tuesday at a Town Board work session.
Southold Town and the nonprofit group Community Action Southold Town have teamed up to bring computer training to the masses. READ
Southold Town’s government liaison officer, Denis Noncarrow, is looking to create a public relations campaign because he believes there’s too much confusion among residents over the meaning of “affordable housing.”
The outside of the town’s recreation center is in good shape, according to government liaison officer Denis Noncarrow.
As for the flooring, tables and chairs inside? That’s another story.