• The National Weather Service is expecting minor coastal flooding during today’s high tides as today’s unsettled weather coincides with the full moon. The NWS is also expecting rip currents along the ocean beaches through this evening.
• The Southold Town Board will discuss potential single-stream recycling (recycling without seperating paper, cans, bottles, etc.), a possible transient rental legislation and the possible inclusion of Goldsmith Inlet in the Army Corps of Engineers’ ongoing Hashamomuck Cove study at their 9 a.m. work session this morning. Their afternoon meeting is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. The full agenda for both meetings is online here.
• The Southampton Town Board plans to hire Water Mill architectural firm Chaleff & Rogers to design the new “Tiana Ocean Park” at the former Neptune Beach Club on Dune Road in Hampton Bays, to set a public hearing for Sept. 23 on a new law that would allow food vendors to parking at any one location for 90 minutes (they’re currently only allowed to park at permitted locations for 30 minutes) and to issue a request for proposals for solar energy generating systems at its 1 p.m. meeting today. An informational meeting on the solar bids will be held in the lower level conference room at town hall on Sept. 26 at 10 a.m. The full agenda for today’s meeting is online here.
• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss an upcoming week of shooting for the new Showtime series “The Affair” at its 10 a.m. work session this morning at the Montauk Firehouse.
• News 12 says “don’t eat the wild parsnips” on Shelter Island, which are poisonous. These plants, which look like Queen Anne’s Lace but has yellow flowers, have been popping up in seaside areas on the East End since Superstorm Sandy. Don’t eat the flowers, ok?
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.