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Meeting: August 8, 2022

Agenda I. Roll Call II. Public Comment III. New Business East Hampton Fire Department requests permission to host their annual Fireworks Fundraiser event at Main Beach on Saturday Aug. 20, 2022. IV. Old Business Largest Clam Contest: Poster wording – Entry Guidelines – Volunteers – One prize per applicant Peconic Estuary Partnership: Ideas...Read More
Captain Savannah Van Der Walt on East Hampton Town Trustees Pump-Out Vessel

Keeping the Harbors Clean: Free Pump-Out Service

Captain Savannah Der Walt in Montauk Harbor starts each day early in the morning with a list of boats in Montauk’s inlet and harbor waters that are scheduled for the free- of -charge service the Trustee’s boat offers to all who request the removal of effluence from their vessels....Read More
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Meeting: July 25, 2022

Agenda I. Roll Call II. Public Comment III. New Business Proposed changes to Town Codes on BeachesWalk on Resolution: Indemnification of Trustees IV. Old Business V. Committee Reports Georgica Request from First Coastal on behalf of the Georgica Association, SCTM # 300 -200-3-17, to renew Trustee Permit Phrag #12...Read More

Temporary Shellfish Closure

The NYSDEC Bureau of Marine Resources will designate all of Three Mile Harbor, in the Town of East Hampton, as temporarily uncertified for the harvest of shellfish before, during and after the 2022 Clamshell Foundation’s and EHP Resort and Marina Fireworks Event. The closure will be effective at sunrise...Read More
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Meeting: July 11, 2022

Agenda I. Roll Call II. Public Comment – Gail Pellett – Stephan Van DamPollinator Pathways/ Native Plants and our WaterwaysRichard Whalen on behalf of 864 SF, LLC c/o Cynthia Crain to renew her annual dock permit.  SCTM# 300-63-3-29.5 III. New Business 2022 Sag Harbor Water Quality Initiative (SHWQI) IV.  Old Business Accabonac...Read More

Shellfish Harvesters in the Town of East Hampton 

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Shellfisheries Section (Department) has determined that water quality in portions of Montauk Lake, Three Mile Harbor, Hog Creek, Napeague Bay, and Accabonac Harbor adjacent to the Town of East Hampton has changed, requiring reclassification to protect public health. The Department has also determined that it was necessary to make technical changes to improve enforcement and readability of the regulations in portions of Montauk Harbor, Three Mile Harbor, Hog Creek, Fresh Pond, Napeague Bay, Northwest Harbor, Northwest Creek, Accabonac Harbor and Georgica Pond. 

On June 27, 2022, DEC filed a Notice of Emergency Adoption and Proposed Rulemaking to amend Title 6 of the New York Code of Rules and Regulations, Part 41.3, “Sanitary Condition of Shellfish Land,” in Suffolk County. The new regulations are EFFECTIVE immediately (as of June 27, 2022).   

Trustee Resolution 2022 – 28: To Appoint Counsel and Authorize Legal Proceedings

During the regular meeting of the Board on February 14, 2022, the Board of Trustees unanimously passed and approved a resolution to appoint Daniel A. Spitzer, Esq. and the law firm of Hodgson Russ LLP to represent the Trustees and the residents of the Town who wish to use the Trustees’ Fishing Reservation for commercial or recreational fishing, as the Trustees are currently a named defendant in the civil proceeding The Seaview at Amagansett, Ltd. et al/ v. Trustees of the Freeholders and Commonalty of the Town of East Hampton et al. (Index No. 034714/20009). This resolution authorizes the intervention in the Town lawsuit and any necessary new proceeding, including action on behalf of individual residents or any class of residents and to authorize the entry into any joint defense or similar agreements.

Trustees Support Beach Access

The Trustees of the Freeholders and Commonalty of the Town of East Hampton stand in full support of a condemnation of the 4,000 ft. stretch of beach known as “Seaview”” that was recently awarded ownership to adjacent homeowner’s associations in February of 2021 by a ruling of the New York State Supreme Court. The more recent decision of September 14th by the New York State Court of Appeals, denied a hearing of both the Town and the Trustees motions to appeal.

East Hampton Trustees, 2022.

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