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Two Years Pass Before Work Will Begin on Erosion Control Effort at Sag Harbor Property

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Aerial view from more than two years ago of the shoreline at John Schwartz’s property at 188 Redwood Road (center, with bulkhead), which was shown to the Harbor Committee in January, 2022.

Aerial view from more than two years ago of the shoreline at John Schwartz’s property at 188 Redwood Road (center, with bulkhead), which was shown to the Harbor Committee in January, 2022.

Josh Schwartz, the owner of the erosion-threatened waterfront property at 188 Redwood Road in Sag Harbor, told the Harbor Committee on April 4 that he has been unable to start the revetment work and retaining wall it approved two years ago until now. He complained that the board’s refusal to allow him to rebuild an aging bulkhead and extend its 90-degree return “wasn’t the right decision.

Josh Schwartz, the owner of the erosion-threatened waterfront property at 188 Redwood Road in Sag Harbor, told the Harbor Committee on April 4 that he has been unable to start the revetment work and retaining wall it approved two years ago until now. He complained that the board’s refusal to allow him to rebuild an aging bulkhead and extend its 90-degree return “wasn’t the right decision."

Peter Boody on Apr 16, 2024
Blocked in his quest to rebuild a 1950s bulkhead and double its 24-foot return to protect his property at 188 Redwood Road in Sag Harbor from severe erosion, Josh Schwartz... more

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