Public Forum on Southampton School District Office Plans, Thursday, July 19, 6 PM

Thursday, July 19, 6:00 PM  –  Music Room of the Southampton Intermediate School, Leland Lane

The Southampton School District Administration and Board are seeking input for plans on a new administration building. Their last proposal to purchase a house on Narrow Lane, make renovations and pave additional school property for parking, at a cost of $5.2m, was turned down by the voters in May by a vote of 397 to 894. This was the second time the voters rejected a plan by the District

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Village Reorganization meeting July 2, 2018

After the swearing in ceremony for Trustees Kimberly Allen and Richard Yastremski at Village Hall on July 2nd, the Trustees held an organizational meeting. The full coverage of the meeting can be found at 27east.com with the headline Southampton Village Mayor Shakes Up Regulatory Boards.

The new Chair of the Board of Zoning Appeals is Robert Devinney,  the Chair for the Planning Board is Alan McFarland, and the Board of Architectural Review and Historic Preservation is now chaired

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ARB Decision on Mocomanto

On June 11, the Village’s Historic Preservation and Architectural Review Board (ARB) issued its decision, by a 3-to-2 vote, approving the latest plan to expand Mocomanto, one of the most historic homes in our Village and often called “jewel of Southampton.”  

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School Vote Results and Village Election on June 15

The Southampton School Budget and Board Vote was on May 15,    All propositions passed except Proposition 3:  a $5.2 million proposal to purchase a Village home and convert it into administration offices.   That vote was:

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Letter to the Editor re: historic homes in Southampton Village

Included here is a letter that was in the Southampton Press from Ann Pyne. We thought it would be of interest, given the need to protect the few remaining historical homes in the Village.

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Video available for ARB Meeting on Monday Nov. 27th

The videos from the November 27th meeting of the ARB  can be found at southamptonvillage.org, go to Boards, then to Board of Historic Preservation & Architectural Review, then click B0ard Meeting Videos.

The first ARB hearing on Mocomanto took place on MONDAY, NOV. 13, at Village Hall.   Presentations were made

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Voter Registration for Local Elections: Village, Town, School

If  you are not already registered in Suffolk County, consider having yourself or  at least one member of the family change their registration to vote here.  Go to suffolkvotes.com or to the “Register To Vote” tab at our website.   If you are unable to be in the area during a vote, Absentee Ballots are available.   Go to “Register to Vote” on this website for details on who

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2 recent approvals from Southampton Village ZBA

Oct 27, 2017 3:28 PMPublication: The Southampton Press

Southampton Village ZBA Approves Mocomanto And Despatch Applications

Mocomato in Southampton Village. Oct 27, 2017 5:17 PM Two highly scrutinized projects within the Southampton Village historic district—on the Mocomanto and Despatch properties—were approved by the Village Zoning Board of Appeals on Thursday night, although one was not unanimous. _>> Please click here to read more

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24/28Gin Lane Compound Gets Approval From Southampton Village ARB

From 27East/Press News Group  10/25/17       

An application to build a nearly 15,000-square-foot home along the oceanfront on Gin Lane, in Southampton Village’s historic district, was approved by the village’s Board of Architectural Review and Historic Preservation on Monday night, in a rare 3-2 vote.ARB Chairman Curtis Highsmith and members Brian Brady and Christina Redding voted to approve a certificate of appropriateness, allowing the construction of _>> Please click here to read more

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Village Meeting Minutes – March thru September 2017

As you may be aware from our e-mails, much has been happening in our Village over the past 6 months. We have a new administration – led by Mayor Michael Irving, a life-long resident of the Village! We wish him much success and thank him for stepping up to the plate. Kimberley Allan, who has worked

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