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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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PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM LOANS

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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: September 22, 2021

La prohibición total del Pueblo de East Hampton sobre el uso de sopladores de hojas de gasolina se m

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La prohibición total del Pueblo de East Hampton sobre el uso de sopladores de hojas de gasolina se modificará para la temporada del otoño e invierno a partir del 20 de Septiembre. 

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Posted on: September 21, 2021

Rules on Use of Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers Shift for Fall Season

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 East Hampton Town’s full ban on the use of gas-powered leaf blowers will be modified for the fall and winter season as of Sept. 20. 

 Beginning Monday, the gas-powered blowers may be used between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. on weekdays, a...

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Webinar Will Present Options, Benefits of Free Home Energy Audits

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Join the Town of EH, Long Island Green Homes, and Green Team LI for a free webinar on home energy assessments, which can provide tips to make your home more comfortable and efficient, while saving money on energy bills.

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Take the Pledge and Reduce Carbon Emissions on the 2021 Car Free Day

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On September 22, join the worldwide effort to use alternative modes of transportation such as biking, walking, and carpooling. Using cars less helps reduce traffic, improve air quality, conserve energy, and save money.

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

EH Town Will Continue Fight Against Privatization of Ocean Beach

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Following Sept. 14 denial of EH Town’s bid to appeal a court decision that gave ownership of a stretch of Napeague beach to nearby property owners, the Town Board will pursue options, including condemnation

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

NYS consideró oficialmente al COVID-19 como una "Enfermedad Altamente Contagiosa"

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Ahora se requiere que todas las empresas promulguen Medidas de Seguridad para Proteger a los Empleados, en cumplimiento de la Ley NY HERO (Salud y Derechos Esenciales)

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

NYS: Employers Must Implement NY HERO Act COVID Safety Plans

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COVID-19 declared a 'highly contagious communicable disease'; NYS requires all employers to implement workplace safety plans as Delta variant spreads and case numbers rise

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

Lake Montauk Jetty Lawsuit: Town Prevails

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A final decision issued by the United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, on Sept. 7 put to rest a longstanding lawsuit brought by eleven homeowners who claimed the Town was responsible for erosion caused by the jetties at Lake Montauk Harbor.

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

EH Town Board to Halt In-person Meetings

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Town Board and appointed boards will shift back to virtual meetings on Sept. 7th, 2021

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Posted on: August 27, 2021

South Fork Commuter Connection Trains Resume Sept. 7

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Posted on: August 25, 2021

EH Town's First Solar Installation With Battery Storage System Under Way

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In collaboration with New York Power Authority, EH Town Parks Dept. building will have solar rooftop with battery storage to allow sale of excess power to the grid when demand and prices are at peak

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Posted on: August 24, 2021

Final EH Airport "Re-Envisioning" Workshop is Sept. 20

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 Airport Re-Envisioning Workshops

Four public workshops will be conducted over a two-week period of time in September 2021. Each workshop will have similar content and format, with the understanding that participants will not be expected to attend...

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Posted on: August 20, 2021

Town of East Hampton Reinstitutes Mask Requirement at Town Facilities

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Due to the spread of the highly infections Delta variant of COVID-19, masks are not required for both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals

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Posted on: August 10, 2021

East Hampton Town Finances Continue to Earn Top Aaa Financial Rating

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In a credit opinion issued on August 5, Moody’s Investor’s Service affirmed the Town’s Aaa credit rating, reflecting confidence not only in the town’s present financial condition but also in its financial practices.

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

East Hampton Awarded Grant to Continue Historical Preservation Efforts

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A $5,600 Preserve New York grant will fund a Cultural Resource Survey of the town's historical burying grounds, cemeteries, gravesites; will inform restoration priorities, underpin effort to list sites on National Register of Historic Places

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Posted on: June 21, 2021

EH Town to Purchase, Preserve Major Tract of Amagansett Farmland

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Agreement with Bistrian family protects 32.6 acres adjacent to core Amagansett downtown and historic district in town's largest farmland preservation effort to date

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

EH Town Pandemic Response Preserved Public Health, Safety, Welfare

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As NYS nears post-pandemic restrictions point, EH Town has already achieved minimum vaccination levels for removal of COVID restrictions, but must continue to comply with NYS restrictions until limits are lifted statewide.Read press release on Town's achi...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

US Army Corps. Begins Montauk Lighthouse Revetment Work

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Army Corps of Engineers has begun a two-year project to reconstruct the stone revetment protecting the Montauk Lighthouse, a National Historic Landmark owned by the Montauk Historical Society. Please steer clear of the construction zone.

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