At the May and June Board of Trustees meetings, the main topics of conversation were discussions regarding the Summer Surf Camp, which has been operating for over 10 years at various Southampton Village Beaches. and a proposal to change the Village boundaries (annexing a small part of the town) which would bring all of the former Rambo site (now the Bishop’s Pond Condominium Project) into the Village. In addition, the Bailey Road affordable housing project moved forward, wth 3 properties
At the July and August Board of trustees meetings, the main topics of discussion were the Southampton Center for the Arts (including a selection of an architect for the proposed renovation), the public hearing on the new zoning under the Village Center Master Plan, a presentation on a requested enovation/relocation of the Southampton Village Volunteer Ambulance Corps building and the completion of the Highway Zoning change which could permit the approval of the Fresh Market on the
At the March and April Board of Trustees meetings, the main topics of discussion were the 2012 Budget, deer fencing legislation, and continuing conversation over the proposal to change zoning in a portion of the Village’s highway business district.
The approved budget includes a 3.78% spending increase (to $24.5 million). Village Property taxes will increase by 2%, just within the state mandated cap. Under the budget, the police department (at $5.9 million) and employee benefits (at $6.7
At the January and February Board of Trustees meetings, the main topics of conversation were the proposal to change zoning in a portion of the Village’s highway business district, a building department audit of permits and tax assessments, and the future use of the Parrish Museum building.