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04/17/19 5:00am
04/17/2019 5:00 AM

Southold Zoning Board of Appeals chairperson Leslie Weisman, along with other members of the community, expressed support for the creation of a “floating” recreational zoning district at a public hearing last Tuesday. The proposed local law would amend chapter 280 of the zoning code, allowing the Town Board to make a case-by-case determination on recreational facilities for which a genuine need has been established, regardless of underlying zoning.

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03/18/19 5:00am
03/18/2019 5:00 AM

Officials are considering adding three more pickleball courts at Tasker Park in Peconic.

“We left room there in case we needed to expand,” Supervisor Scott Russell said. “The popularity has exceeded the three courts.” 

Pickleball, which is played with a paddle and whiffle ball, combines elements of tennis, badminton and pingpong, and has become common in recent years. READ

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03/17/19 6:00am
03/17/2019 6:00 AM

Town attorney Bill Duffy presented the Town Board with draft legislation Tuesday that would create a “recreational floating zone” intended to promote recreational uses in areas with a demonstrated need.

Under the proposal, the floating zone could be applied to parcels of at least three acres that have been identified as appropriate sites for major recreation facilities. READ