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Riverhead Town Board

Luxury inn and resort uses would be allowed north of Sound Avenue under code change being considered in Riverhead

by Dec 1, 2023
The Riverhead Town Board is considering amending the zoning code to allow the development of a resort and spa uses on areas north of Sound Avenue, from Baiting Hollow to the Southold Town line.

Proposed code revision would ban cargo, passenger flights and flight training and some other aviation uses at Calverton

by Dec 1, 2023
A proposed amendment to the Planned Development District, the zoning that applies to the “industrial core” portion of the Calverton Enterprise Park,...

Aguiar criticizes L.I. Science Center president and, citing lack of progress, says town is having site appraised for possible eminent...

by Nov 29, 2023
Supervisor Yvette Aguiar criticized the Long Island Science Center's president this week, alleging he delayed the development of a new museum on East Main Street and secretly trying to sell the property.

Riverhead Town Board wrap-up: Nov. 21

by Nov 28, 2023
Riverhead 'Supervisor of the Day' Kaden Linnen helped preside over the Nov. 21 Town Board meeting, where the board established a new department for economic development, among other actions. Here's a meeting wrap-up.

Hubbard: Moratorium proposals on hold until after the new year, when new board is in place

by Nov 22, 2023
With the absence of one of the two board members willing to vote for an industrial moratorium, and the holidays coming up, Council Member Tim Hubbard said Wednesday he will wait till after the new year to put the moratorium proposals on the board's agenda, "when I have guaranteed support for them."

Riverhead Town Board to return head planner to work — and strip him of his authority

by Nov 20, 2023
The Town Board is poised to order head planner Jefferson Murphree back to work this week. But he'll be coming back to a new position in a new department — and he will no longer be a department head. Instead he'll be reporting to Dawn Thomas, who will head up the new Department of Planning and Economic Development.

Public input sought on draft recommendations for comprehensive plan update, public workshop set for Dec. 13 at Town Hall

by Nov 19, 2023
The purpose of the Dec. 13 workshop is to test draft recommendations with the public before the draft document is presented to the public, according to town officials.

Town’s 2024 operating budget is adopted

by Nov 16, 2023
The Riverhead Town Board unanimously approved the town’s 2024 budget during a special meeting Wednesday morning.

Vote on industrial development and battery energy storage moratoriums put off until Nov. 21

by Nov 15, 2023
A much-anticipated vote on two moratorium measures sought by residents and introduced by Council Member Tim Hubbard but resisted by a reluctant board majority was did not take place last week.

New deputy town attorney named, more appointments to the Anti-Bias Task Force: Riverhead Town Board meeting wrap-up

by Nov 15, 2023
The Riverhead Town Board had a busy agenda at its first meeting after the local election last week. Here's a rundown of actions taken at its Nov. 9 meeting.