Montauk Sewer Plan on Hold After County Parks Board Rejects Land Swap - 27 East

Montauk Sewer Plan on Hold After County Parks Board Rejects Land Swap

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The Suffolk County Parks Trustees rejected a pitch by East Hampton Town officials, including Natural Resource Director Kim Shaw, left, and Melissa Winslow, to swap 18 acres of land off East Lake Drive in Montauk in exchange for 14 acres of county parkland adjacent to the Montauk landfill, which could be used for a new septic treatment plant to service a Montauk sewer system.

The Suffolk County Parks Trustees rejected a pitch by East Hampton Town officials, including Natural Resource Director Kim Shaw, left, and Melissa Winslow, to swap 18 acres of land off East Lake Drive in Montauk in exchange for 14 acres of county parkland adjacent to the Montauk landfill, which could be used for a new septic treatment plant to service a Montauk sewer system.

authorMichael Wright on Feb 24, 2023
Plans for a sewer system to serve downtown Montauk and other regions of the hamlet are on hold indefinitely after the Suffolk County Parks Board of Trustees voted unanimously on... more

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