Southampton Town Board Begins Looking Into Giving CPF Money To Peconic Estuary Program - 27 East

Southampton Town Board Begins Looking Into Giving CPF Money To Peconic Estuary Program

authorGreg Wehner on Aug 28, 2018
Southampton Town Board members are looking into the possibility of combining with other East End towns in giving a portion of the 20 percent of Community Preservation Fund revenues earmarked... more

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