Southampton School (May 21) and Southampton Village Elections (June 21)

Southampton School District Budget and Board Election

Monday, May 21, 8:00 am to 9:00 pm

The Southampton Intermediate School, 70 Leland Lane.

The Southampton School District Budget for 2019-2020 and two board seats will be voted on. The budget increased and is now at $71,908,015.  There are two Board seat openings and the candidates are Donald J. King, Meesha Johnson, Leslie Duroseau and Charles Styler.

Absentee Ballot Applications and information on the budget are available online: 

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2019 Membership to the Southampton Association

This coming year, we will continue our mission of preserving the unique character and ambiance of Southampton, while at the same time supporting our local volunteers and full time residents.  We are protecting and enhancing our village in important ways and we ask you to help us continue this work.

Your annual dues fund important work by our consultants and attorneys, support our scholarship program, and enable us to contribute to numerous local organizations and events.  

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Southampton Association Offers Four Scholarships to Southampton High School Students

The Southampton Association is offering 4 scholarships in 2019 to Southampton High School students to assist with their college expenses. The Association’s Scholarship Committee will again choose two students to receive the Southampton Association Scholarship in Memory of Arthur B. Schoen, Jr. and Todd Goodwin which provides $4,000.00 per year to each for their four years of college.  Students should check with the Southampton High School Guidance Office on details.

For the second year,

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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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