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Posted on: July 14, 2020

EH Enforcement, State Liquor Authority Visit Montauk Businesses; Find Few Problems

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July10 Weekend Compliance with Town, state codes, SLA regs, and COVID-19 safety requirements was good; No problems found at two bar/restaurants previously cited

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Posted on: July 5, 2020

EH Town Enforcement Team Visits Montauk Businesses During Holiday Weekend

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July 4 inspections for restaurant/bar compliance with Gov. Cuomo's COVID-19 health and safety orders results in arrest of three in Montauk for alleged violations of liquor authority regs; Photos, videos of crowds referred to state for investigation

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Indoor Dining at Reduced Capacity Resumes as LI Enters Phase Three of Reopening

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Town provides information, assistance to restaurants as NYS allows restaurants to offer indoor dining at 50-percent capacity, as of June 24; Outdoor tables may remain as long as eatery does not exceed maximum occupancy both indoors and out

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Indoor Dining at Reduced Capacity Resumes as LI Enters Phase Three of Reopening

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Town provides information, assistance to restaurants as NYS allows restaurants to offer indoor dining at 50-percent capacity, as of June 24; Outdoor tables may remain as long as eatery does not exceed maximum occupancy both indoors and out

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Town Accepting Applications for Restaurants to Reopen: Outdoor-Only Dining Allowed

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Restaurants may open during the state’s Phase Two of economic reopening,for outdoor dining only, according to the state regulations here: https://forward.ny.gov/phase-two-industries. You must file an attestation online with the state, and prepare...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Resources for Business Owners Feeling the Economic Impact of Coronavirus

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FEDERAL SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (SBA) SMALL BUSINESS GUIDANCE AND LOAN RESOURCES

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Landscaping Allowed for Maintenance Only, by Governor's Order

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New York State Ruling on Landscaping as of April 1, 2020:  Landscaping for maintenance and pest control ONLY has been deemed an essential business and may continue. Other than property maintenance, it has been determined that all new landscape pr...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Unemployment Assistance Available

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Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) provides payment to workers not traditionally eligible for unemployment benefits (self-employed, independent contractors, workers with limited work history, and others) who are unable to work as a direct result of th...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Press Release March 25: Stay Home is Message as Virus Spreads

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Residents and Visitors from Manhattan Urged to Follow White House Task Force Advice and Self-Quarantine for Two Weeks; Gov. Cuomo Bans All Gatherings;
Supervisor Van Scoyoc Asks for Compliance to Safeguard Community

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Posted on: March 22, 2020

Non-Essential Business Closures Mandated by Governor to Keep Workforce at Home

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Under an Executive Order issued by New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo, all businesses designated "non-essential" by the state must cease operation by 8 p.m on March 22, 2020, an effort to keep the workforce at home to slow the spread ...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

March 27: State Declares Halt to Construction : New Edict From Governor

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New, revised Guidance on Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order 202.6,  published Friday, March 27 at the Empire State Development Corporation website, following letter by East Hampton Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc urging wider restrictions to slow ...

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Posted on: March 22, 2020

New York State Issues Call for Health Workers, Supplies

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A MESSAGE FROM NEW YORK STATEGET INVOLVED

New York State is doing all it can to keep New Yorkers safe and stop the spread of COVID-19. But we’re stronger if we all work together. Governor Cuomo is calling on health care professionals, schools of public hea...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Information Resources: March 25 COVID-19 Update

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Governor Issues Ban on all Gatherings as Virus Spreads: Learn the latest on confirmed coronavirus cases in East Hampton and Suffolk County; Health Care, Hospital, and Community Resources; State Directives; Business Assistance, and more

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Posted on: March 22, 2020

COVID-19 and Pregnancy: Health Department Advisory

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State Department of Health issues information regarding COVID-19 coronavirus and Pregnancy

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Posted on: March 21, 2020

EH Town Mobilizes Teams to Serve Seniors During Coronavirus Crisis

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Town collaborates with community volunteers and nonprofits; coordinated effort pairs providers with people needing support. Calls being made regularly to 500+ residents to insure safety, wellness -- meals, prescription pickups, transportation, provided.

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Supervisor Van Scoyoc Updates Community During COVID-19 Crisis

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In March 20 press release, Town Supervisor urges calm, caution, safeguards as coronavirus cases yet to peak. Food supply is stable; grocery stores set hours to accommodate seniors and first responders. Community cooperation requested to avoid shortages

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

EH Town Takes Action to Address Airport Traffic, Noise, Safety, Environmental Concerns

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Vote expected Jan. 20 on plan to deactivate East Hampton Airport, with early March closure, and then open a new publicly owned private-use airport that will operate under "prior permission required" framework, allowing Town to control airport use

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

East Hampton Town Board Announces "All Hands on Housing"

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As 2022 gets under way, town board members will commence a coordinated effort to tackle the need for affordable housing, each taking the lead on various wide-ranging efforts including several new construction projects, and longer-range future planning

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

Supervisor Van Scoyoc Presents "State of the Town" Address for 2022

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EH Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc presented the 2022 “State of the Town” address at the town board’s virtual organizational meeting yesterday, marking the start of his third term. He highlighted past accomplishments as well...

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Posted on: December 31, 2021

February Vaccination Clinics Scheduled at EH Town Hall

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EH Town continues to make vaccinations, including booster shots readily available to residents with the addition of vaccination clinics at Town Hall on Feb. 1, 7, 10, 16, and 22. Over 1,000 vaccines have already been administered at town-sponsored clinics...

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Posted on: December 22, 2021

EH Urges Residents to Exercise Caution as COVID Surges

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EH Town Senior Center programs suspended for a month in face of steep rise in COVID cases and Omicron variant; NYS requires masks; Health officials urge vaccinations and booster shots to limit spread, avoid serious illness or death

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Posted on: December 21, 2021

New EH Senior Community Center Project Progresses

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R2 Architecture Chosen to design building for seven-acre site on Abraham's Path, Amagansett; Board to issue $1.8 million bond for project design and engineering

Fifteen architectural firms responded to a call for proposals, which were reviewed by ...

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Posted on: December 11, 2021

NYS Mandates Masks in All Indoor Public Places

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New mandate announced Friday by Gov. Kathy Hochul in response to COVID surge takes effect Monday; all aged 2 and up must wear masks in restaurants, offices, stores, unless venue has required proof of vaccination. Policy will be re-evaluated on Jan. 15.

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Posted on: December 7, 2021

EH Town Adopts New Green Building Standards

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Town Board took an important step toward reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from buildings by adopting 2020 NY Stretch Energy Code. New standards effective Dec. 31, 2021, for all buildings are expected to result in 11% energy efficiency increase

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Posted on: December 2, 2021

East Hampton Town Names New Town Planning Director

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Jeremy Samuelson appointed as Planning Department head with a vote of the Town Board on Dec. 2; former executive director of CCOM, Nature Conservancy Mashomack Preserve director will take post on Jan. 3, 2022

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

EH Town Honors Lt. Lee A. Hayes, WWII-era Tuskegee Airman

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Members of Lt. Hayes’s extended family and members of the public attended the unveiling of a sign renaming the Amagansett Youth Park in Mr. Hayes’s honor.  

Lieutenant Lee A. Hayes was among a group of precedent-setting Black s...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

NYS, EH Town, Montauk Residents Work Together on Utility Line Project

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NYS Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. and EH Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc, first and third from left, at the gateway to Montauk on Friday, Oct. 22, with John Keeshan, the Montauk resident who has long advocated for burying the lines, between them. Accom...

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