Category Archives: Environment, Lake Agawam Water Quality

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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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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Survey for the Southampton Village Planning Commission and Video available of the Planning Commission Workshop on Sept. 16th

The Planning Commission held a Public Workshop at Village hall on Saturday, September 16th.  The presentation, made by Glynis Berry of the architectural firm, studio a/b, and the question and answer sections can be seen at  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YC-E1SWm8jk&feature=youtu.be

Go to Planning Commission  9/16/17 of the video.

Residents’ concerns that were addressed are Issue

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Update & Board meeting Videos on Gin Lane and Mocomanto building projects

Update & Board meeting Videos on Gin Lane and Mocomanto building projects

On July 24th 24/28 Gin Lane was again discussed at the ARB meeting.   It was adjourned until August 14  for further certification from the building inspector and time to research grading, receive clarification on retaining wall, and any open questions on septic, retaining walls, backfill and height.

24/28 Gin Lane proposal comments start at 3:56 on the video.

http://southamptonvillage.org/vidDisplay.asp?vidtype=board On July 27, the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) met and  472 First Neck Lane, Mocomanto was again discussed.http://southamptonvillage.org/vidDisplay.asp?vidtype=board (Part 1 of the 7/27/17 ZBA meeting video) The application was held open until the August 24th meeting.
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Village Meeting Minutes – January and February 2016

The main topics of conversation throughout the Village during January and February came from the Planning Commission, as it continued to study the proposed sewer district and the possible rezoning of North Sea Road (to include Limited Retail).  In addition, several key applications moved forward at the ARB involving an historic home on Hill Street and several other applications in the historic district of the Village.

Last year, an initial report was prepared by H2M Architects and Engineers of

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Village Meeting Minutes – November and December 2015

The main topic of conversation during November and December was the proposed Sewer District.  In addition, after interviews with the Planning Commission, a North Fork Architect/Planner was selected by the Trustees to review various formulas, including gross floor area and lot coverage, which the Association identified in its “6 point plan” as needing change.

Earlier this  year, an initial report was prepared by H2M Architects and Engineers of Huntington outlining the creation of a

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Presentation on Village Sewer Treatment-Drainage Plan

The Southampton Village Planning Commission held another presentation on the the proposed sewer district on January 7th.   The Commission was originally going to prepare its recommendations for the Village Board regarding the sewer district proposal at this week’s meeting, but the discussion will remain ongoing for now.

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Note:   A presentation by the engineering firm, H2M, was given at the Southampton Village Planning Commission meeting

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Memorandum on the current zoning review in the village-August 2015

Southampton Association Discussion

Overbuilding on Small and Medium Sized Lots

What Can You Do?

BACKGROUND

At the Meeting of the Directors and Members of the Southampton Association on Friday, July 24

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Photos of Sandy’s Affect on the Beaches

Photographs of Water Mill and Southampton Beaches after Hurricane Sandy, November 2012.

Wyandanch Beach

Bathing Corporation

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