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Town Hall Notebook

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

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

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

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

Town, union reach deal on retirement incentives

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

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

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

“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

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

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