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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.

Tech and aviation companies, from Maglev to space rocket developers, say they want to work at EPCAL during hearing

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Several technology and aviation companies expressed interest in working at EPCAL with Triple Five at the hearing, including a Maglev technology developer and a start-up designing rockets to launch miniaturized satellites into space.

Town releases documents from EPCAL buyer in advance of Monday Q&E hearing

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Riverhead Town today posted online numerous documents submitted by attorneys for Triple Five Realty/Calverton Aviation and Technology.

After four-hour meeting with Triple Five in NYC, Giglio reconsidering EPCAL proposal

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Councilwoman Jodi Giglio said she now believes company has “the experience and the wherewithal” to develop the site as an aviation technology center.

Town board considers, then shelves, a resolution appointing an outspoken critic to the Riverhead IDA board

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A resolution appointing Larry Simms of South Jamesport to an IDA board of directors term ending Dec. 31, 2021 was pulled from consideration so that additional applicants could be interviewed.
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