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Town board wrap: budget hearing, new hires, and a housing code enforcement action

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A rundown of the Nov. 6 town board meeting, including a hearing on the proposed 2020 operating budget, new staff hires and authorization of a Supreme Court action over alleged code violations at a Harrison Avenue home.

Proposed housing code revision rejected

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Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith’s proposal to tighten housing code standards and implement steep increases in fines for code violations was rejected by the town board Wednesday in a 2-1 vote.

Town board wrap, Sept. 4: new cell towers sought, new police officers hired

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Highlights from the Sept. 4, 2019 Riverhead Town Board meeting.

Town, union reach deal on retirement incentives

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The incentives are offered to encourage longtime — and costlier — employees to retire, which allows the town to hire new employees at a lower rate of pay, saving money.

Town in a tussle again with Calverton sports facility, this time over site plan compliance

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Citing alleged site plan violations, town board denies special event permits for events at L.I. Sports Park

Special town board meeting set for Tuesday morning

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The supervisor has called a special town board meeting For Tuesday, July 9 at 9 a.m. to take up several resolutions.

Water district superintendent retires

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“I’ve loved this job. I love the water district and the town,” Conklin said in an interview. “But it’s time to retire.”

Town settles CSEA labor contract

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Riverhead Town has settled its labor contract with the Civil Service Employees Association for the years 2019 to 2022.

Preschool to occupy part of Stotzky Park building

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Kiddie Fit Community Learning will use part of the Columbus Avenue building originally built as a preschool in 1992.
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