East Hampton Town has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for the quality of the town’s fiscal year 2018 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. The East Hampton Town Finance Department, which prepares the report, has been recognized by the association in each of the past six years. The certificate is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting and, according to the finance officers association, “its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.” The ... by Stephen J. Kotz
East Hampton Town will hold a forum on Thursday, February 27, to introduce a new planning study that will focus directly on the commercial-industrial district that lies between Three Mile Harbor Road and Springs-Fireplace Road, south of Abraham’s Path. The meeting will be held at East Hampton Library starting at 6:30 p.m. To be known as the Springs-Fireplace Road Corridor Study, the project will examine the existing and planned commercial uses of the area, as well as look in depth at future potential build-out and evolving land uses. Consultants will ultimately make recommendations for how future development and redevelopment could ... by Staff Writer
The East Hampton Town Board remains divided over how it wants to proceed with an updated music permit law that has been the subject of at times contentious debate over the past year. On Tuesday, board members were split into two camps — with Councilman Jeff Bragman in the middle as the swing vote. While all parties say they favor revoking music permits for bars and restaurants that are found guilty of three violations within a single calendar year, they differ over what should be counted among the violations used to trigger a revocation of an establishment’s permit. Supervisor Peter ... by Stephen J. Kotz
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