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01/31/19 6:00am
01/31/2019 6:00 AM

A Hyatt Road home in Southold may be demolished by Southold Town officials after it was condemned by the building department in December.

According to senior building inspector John Jarski, the roof is severely damaged, internal ceilings have collapsed due to water intrusion, structural beams are weakened and mold was found throughout the structure, located at 2875 Hyatt Road. READ

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01/30/19 6:00am
01/30/2019 6:00 AM

Last year, the Southold Town Board authorized the solid waste district to establish a fee for waste oil disposal after the fee charged by the carter was raised to $0.65 per gallon.

“That has added up to between $10,000 and $12,000 a year now that we’re spending on waste oil,” said solid waste coordinator Jim Bunchuk Tuesday. READ

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01/20/19 5:56am
01/20/2019 5:56 AM

The Southold Town Board discussed prices for rental permits during Tuesday’s work session.

A new law requires the owners of rental properties to obtain permits, adhere to property maintenance guidelines and allow bi-annual inspections of their rental units. Having a valid certificate of occupancy is a requirement for a rental permit. Violators of the law would face fines. READ

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12/18/18 9:53pm
12/18/2018 9:53 PM

The Southold Town Board voted unanimously Tuesday to pass its rental permit law.

The law requires owners of rental properties to obtain a permit, adhere to property maintenance guidelines and allow inspections of property. Having a valid certificate of occupancy is a requirement for a rental permit. READ

11/25/18 6:00am
11/25/2018 6:00 AM

“Whenever you talk about a bus shelter in Southold, there’s usually a round of laughter,” Southold Town Councilman Bill Ruland said while discussing the topic at a work session Tuesday.

The bid for bus shelters in Southold dates back more than five years and gained momentum in 2015, when a group of North Fork students ramped up their efforts as part of “Project Bus Stop.” READ

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11/21/18 6:00am
11/21/2018 6:00 AM

According to a New York State Department of Transportation documents, a new traffic light is proposed for Route 25 and Oaklawn Avenue in Southold.

“No one knew about it until Nov. 5 [the transportation commission meeting]. The supervisor didn’t know about it, our engineering department didn’t know about it,” Southold Town Councilman Bill Ruland said while discussing the topic at a work session Tuesday. READ