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Climate Change Coastal Resilience East Hampton Montauk

CCOM To Host Discussion on ‘Coastal Resiliency and the Future of Our Town’

Pictured Above: Low lying areas of East Hampton Town, including in Downtown Montauk, were inundated with water during three coastal storms this past winter. |. East Hampton Town photo, via Facebook Concerned Citizens of Montauk (CCOM) is hosting a community discussion on "Coastal Resiliency and the Future of Our Town" this Sunday, June 9 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Montauk Library. The seating at the library has been
East Hampton Housing Top Stories

East Hampton Rolls Out Two New Housing Programs

Pictured Above: The nearly completed Three Mile Harbor Apartments is an example of a type of housing that could be constructed using General Projects funding. |. East Hampton Housing Authority Facebook photo East Hampton Town opened up the application period June 3 for two initiatives aimed at addressing the community's housing needs: the 2024 Request for Applications for projects seeking Community Housing Fund and the 2024 Pilot Program for First-Time
East Hampton Housing Top Stories

Applications are Being Accepted for Three Mile Harbor Apartments

The East Hampton Housing Authority is now accepting applications for rental apartments in “The Green at Gardiner’s Point,” a new, 50-unit housing complex at 290 Three Mile Harbor Road. The $32 million project includes five two-story energy efficient buildings on 14 acres, most of which will be available to people earning 60 percent of the area median income (AMI). It includes 10 one-bedroom apartments, 30 two-bedroom apartments and 10 three-bedroom
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East Hampton Infrastructure Transit

Suffolk Transit On Demand Comes to East Hampton

Pictured Above: (l-r) Carl Irace, Kathee Burke-Gonzalez, Zach Minskoff and Ann Welker. The Suffolk Transit On-Demand service, an initiative of former Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming that first launched in Southampton Town in 2021, has expanded to East Hampton Town, with on-demand buses now replacing the 10B and 10C bus routes. Riders can hail the bus through a smartphone app anywhere within the zone from the East Hampton Railroad Station
East Hampton Deputy Mayor Chris Minardi and Mayor Jerry Larsen with supporters of the Skip the Stuff campaign outside the Village Board's Dec. 15 meeting at LTV. |. photo courtesy Surfrider Foundation
East Hampton Environment Government Top Stories

“Skip the Stuff” Movement Gains Momentum

Pictured Above: East Hampton Deputy Mayor Chris Minardi and Mayor Jerry Larsen with supporters of the Skip the Stuff campaign outside the Village Board's Dec. 15, 2023 meeting at LTV. |. photo courtesy Surfrider Foundation With the April 19 passage of an East Hampton Village "Skip the Stuff" law phasing in a requirement for village restaurants to refrain from automatically giving out disposable cutlery and condiments, the Suffolk County Legislature
Construction began Aug. 17, 2022 on the Three Mile Harbor housing complex, a $33 million development by Georgica Green Ventures and the East Hampton Housing Authority that is designed to bring 50 new energy-efficient rental apartments to East Hampton.
East Hampton Housing Top Stories

East Hampton Shares Plans for Housing Fund Money

Pictured Above: At the 2022 groundbreaking on the Three Mile Harbor housing complex, a $33 million development by Georgica Green Ventures and the East Hampton Housing Authority that is designed to bring 50 new energy-efficient rental apartments to East Hampton. The Town's Community Housing Fund could be used to help pay for similar projects. East Hampton Town now has $4.2 million in its Community Housing Fund, and over the next
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Climate Change East Hampton Energy Government Renewable Energy Top Stories

East Hampton to Draft All Electric Law

Pictured Above: Rewiring America (rewiringamerica.org) is filled with information about all electric houses. East Hampton Town, which is ever-seeking to be at the forefront of the green energy movement, is drafting a new Local Law that would require all electric heating and cooling systems in all new construction and substantial renovations (more than 50 percent) beginning Jan. 1 of 2025. The New York State Legislature passed the All-Electric Buildings Act
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East Hampton Government Top Stories

Appellate Court Rules East Hampton Airport Must Remain Open and Go Through Lengthy Process for Restrictions

The New York State Appellate Division, Second Department, issued two rulings March 27 in the ongoing litigation against East Hampton Town by users of the town's municipally owned airport in Wainscott. The appeals court ruled that East Hampton was not allowed to close its public use airport and reopen it again days later as a "private use" airport, as it attempted to do back in 2022, and ruled that the
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East Hampton Education

Families Ask East Hampton Town to Take Over Montauk Child Care Center

Parents and staff at the Montauk Child Care Center are asking East Hampton Town to take over the operation of the Center after the Economic Opportunity Council of Suffolk, which has operated the center since 2006, announced Jan. 29 that they are discontinuing their contract to run the facility, which is at the town-owned Montauk Playhouse on Edgemere Street. Several parents brought their young children to the East Hampton Town
An aerial view of the sandbagged beach in downtown Montauk after the recent storms |. East Hampton Town photo
Climate Change East Hampton Montauk Top Stories

East Hampton Ready to Put All Its Coastal Resilience Options on the Table

Pictured Above: An aerial view of the sandbagged beach in downtown Montauk after the recent storms |. East Hampton Town photo East Hampton Town is requesting an amendment to the Army Corps of Engineers project slated to begin in downtown Montauk this winter to incorporate damage to its sandbagged beach there during three recent storms, as New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced this week that she is authorizing $3 million
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Climate Change Coastal Resilience East Hampton

Flooding Prompts New Urgency for East Hampton’s Coastal Resilience

Pictured Above: Low lying areas of East Hampton Town were inundated with water during three recent coastal storms. |. East Hampton Town photo, via Facebook The Town of East Hampton has been planning for more than a decade for how to weather the impact of sea level rise along its coastline, but this winter's flooding has the town realizing that the time has really come to put those plans into