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Giglio says she wants to see ethics board recommendation before she decides whether to follow it

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The councilwoman said in an interview Tuesday afternoon she has not decided whether she will abide by any ethics board’s recommendation that she recuse herself from voting on the "qualified and eligible sponsor" application by a company she met privately with during a pending hearing.

Planning board gives preliminary approval to Long Island Sports Park, holds hearing on Calverton retail center

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There was no public comment at a planning board public hearing last night on a proposed 51,547-square-foot retail center on Middle Country Road in Calverton. In other action, planners gave preliminary approval to a site plan for L.I. Sports Park on Edwards Avenue .

Split board votes to close EPCAL hearing, public comment period as of May 4

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The public comment period in the qualified and eligible sponsor hearing for Calverton Aviation and Technology will end on May 4 and the hearing itself will be deemed closed as of that date.

A look at councilwoman’s notes from private meeting with Triple Five reps

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At the April 5 work session, Councilwoman Jodi Giglio reviewed what she said were questions and answers from her March 12 meeting in NYC with representatives of the company that wants to buy the town's land at EPCAL. But the legal pad she read from contained almost no notes made during that meeting, according to documents provided by the town in response to a Freedom of Information Law request.

Town Board wrap-up: April 3 meeting

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The board OK'd a pay increase for the highway superintendent who will oversee the operation of the municipal garage for at least the rest of this year, authorized the creation of a new downtown revitalization committee, and held three public hearings on proposed code changes.

Giglio defends private meeting with Triple Five reps without town board’s knowledge

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After coming under fire for meeting privately in New York City with representatives of the company seeking to buy the rest of the town’s vacant land at the Calverton Enterprise Park, Councilwoman Jodi Giglio gave an account of the meeting to the rest of the town board during Thursday’s work session.

Bamboo code proposal will get second look, rewrite after public comments

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A proposal aimed at regulating bamboo in the Town of Riverhead is going back to the drawing board after comments and questions at a public hearing Tuesday.

Outspoken IDA critic appointed to its governing board

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Councilman Tim Hubbard broke ranks with his party today, joining with the board's two Democrats to support the appointment of Larry Simms, an outspoken critic of the Riverhead Industrial Development Agency to that body’s governing board.

Town Board wrap: Parking violation fines going up, LED lights coming to Jamesport

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Highlights of the March 20 Riverhead Town Board meeting, which included a visit from two Girl Scout troops.

Objections aired on proposal to require apartment developers to provide parking

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Two more apartment proposals now under review would essentially double the number of apartments already built or under construction on Main Street. The two new projects would require 293 parking spaces, which downtown cannot absorb, according to the town's head planner, who urged the board to act on a proposed code change requiring developers to provide on-site parking.
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