The county can use the sewer stabilization fund to protect groundwater quality by constructing new sewers. Guest column by former county executive Steve Levy
Proposals to divert sales tax revenue from environmental funds to plug county budget gap may go to voters in November
County Executive Steve Bellone is proposing to use Suffolk County drinking water protection program funds over the next three years to help plug a "catastrophic" gap in the county budget and stabilize county property taxes. If the measures gain legislative approval, they will be on the ballot in November for voters to decide.
Riverhead to file $2 million claim against county for sewer rate subsidy from quarter-percent sales tax
Facing the prospect of having to raise Riverhead sewer district rates as much as 400 percent to cover the $24 million cost of upgrading...