Montauk Land Purchase, Moved From CPF, Is Seen as Veiled 'Sellout' to Sewer Plans - 27 East

Montauk Land Purchase, Moved From CPF, Is Seen as Veiled ‘Sellout’ to Sewer Plans

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East Hampton Town plans to purchase 18.8 acres of open land off East Lake Drive for $4.25 million. The deal is a steal, the Town Board has said. But critics say the town is planing to use the land in a swap with Suffolk County, give the land to the county in exchange for a parcel of land elsewhere, possibly in Hither Hills, where the town could put a sewage treatment system for the proposed downtown Montauk sewer system.

East Hampton Town plans to purchase 18.8 acres of open land off East Lake Drive for $4.25 million. The deal is a steal, the Town Board has said. But critics say the town is planing to use the land in a swap with Suffolk County, give the land to the county in exchange for a parcel of land elsewhere, possibly in Hither Hills, where the town could put a sewage treatment system for the proposed downtown Montauk sewer system.

authorMichael Wright on Nov 7, 2022
A shift in gears by East Hampton Town on how to pay for more than 18 acres of undeveloped land in the town has drawn accusations of a hidden agenda... more

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