After the Southold Town Board unanimously approved a resolution to give affordable housing priority to volunteer first responders, members of the Southold Town Anti-Bias Task Force are speaking out about the unintended consequences the measure could create. READ
In an ongoing effort to find ways to alleviate seasonal traffic that crowds North Fork roadways, Southold town officials plan to meet with local business owners. READ
Last week, the Southold Town Board made two routine appointments to fill vacancies on the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals. READ
Southold Town plans to make it clear that a portion of Old Sound Avenue extending west from the intersection of Love Lane and Route 25 in Mattituck is one way only.
“There’s been a lot of concern with traffic still disobeying the one-way,” town engineer Jamie Richter said at Tuesday’s work session. Old Sound Avenue only becomes a two-way street at Westphalia Avenue. — READ
The town will put out a request for proposal to determine the cost of completely replacing and updating its Town Hall audio system, which records meetings. READ
The Southold Town Board has extend the period residents have to pay the first half of their property taxes after Town Hall was closed Monday— one of the final three days to pay without penalty— after a pipe burst on the east side of the building.
The Southold Town Assessor’s office will remain closed Tuesday following damage to the east side of Southold Town Hall after pipes froze in a fire suppression system, according to Supervisor Scott Russell. READ
The east side of Southold Town Hall suffered “considerable water damage” after the pipes froze in a fire suppression system, according to Town Supervisor Scott Russell. READ
The Southold Town Board unanimously approved Tuesday night a $630,000 plan to install solar panels at its animal shelter, a move officials say will reduce energy costs and provide shade for the shelter.
Scott Russell responds to questions following his State of the Town address Thursday. (Credit: Grant Parpan)
Southold Town Supervisor Scott Russell stressed the need for community input on several key issues, including affordable housing and helicopter noise, in his sixth annual “State of the Town” address Thursday night. (more…)