As Southold Town gathers estimates from appraisal companies in preparation for condemnation of a tract of land in Mattituck, the Brinkmann family, which owns the parcel, say they will fight any attempt to seize the property by eminent domain and called the move “an abuse of power.” READ
Mattituck has big plans for its future. They include a host of changes that will reshape the hamlet, all built around the concept of a walkable business area, complete with a fundamentally new road design where Main Road passes Love Lane and Old Sound Avenue. READ
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The Southold Town Board has moved to exercise the power of eminent domain against the Brinkmann property in Mattituck in an effort to stop the construction of a hardware store on the corner of Main Road and New Suffolk Avenue. (more…)
A six-month temporary building moratorium in Mattituck, first enacted in February, was extended Tuesday night by the Southold Town Board for an additional six months.
The extension drew support at a public hearing, and members of the Brinkmann family, who filed suit against the town in response, vowed they “are not going away.” READ
Members of the Mattituck-Laurel Civic Association are backing a proposal to turn what they call the “last green corner” in Mattituck, where a hardware store has been proposed, into a village green by creating a park to preserve the densely wooded lot and open it to public use. (more…)
On a busy corner in Mattituck, near the dangerous turn into Love Lane, sits a vacant piece of land. In May 2018, Brinkmann Hardware Corp. submitted a site plan application to the Southold Town Planning Board to build a 12,000-square-foot hardware store and an 8,000-square-foot paint store on the parcel. From the beginning, their proposal was controversial because of its location, size and potential impact on the community. READ
Brinkmann Hardware Corp. has taken legal action against the Town of Southold in response to the moratorium now in place along Main Road in Mattituck, which they argue is “designed solely to frustrate and delay” their proposed project. READ
Southold Town officials are considering a six-month moratorium on new construction along Main Road in Mattituck as they await the results of a traffic study and continue to work on the town’s comprehensive plan. READ
The Mattituck-Laurel Civic Association has refocused its fight against a 20,000-square-foot hardware store proposed for the corner of Main Road and New Suffolk Avenue in Mattituck.
Brinkmann Hardware, which has stores in Sayville, Blue Point, Holbrook and Miller Place and owns VanKemenade Paint in Jamesport, submitted a site plan for new store in June to the Southold Town Planning Board. READ
Brinkmann Hardware, a family-owned business with fives stores on Long Island, including VanKemenade Paint in Jamesport, has submitted a site plan for a new store to the Planning Board for further review, despite having faced an unwelcoming crowd in September at a Mattituck-Laurel Civic Association meeting. READ