East Hampton Town Board              Carole Brennan

              159 Pantigo Road              Telephone:

              East Hampton, NY  11937


East Hampton Town Board meeting of November 21, 2017
East Hampton, New York



I.              Call to Order

10:00 AM Meeting called to order on November 21, 2017 at Town Hall Meeting Room, 159 Pantigo Road, East Hampton, NY.


Attendee Name





Councilwoman Kathee Burke-Gonzalez





Councilman Peter Van Scoyoc





Councilwoman Sylvia Overby





Councilman Fred Overton





Supervisor Larry Cantwell





II.              Public Portion

III.              Topics

A.              Plane Noise Enhancements - Robert Grotell

B.              Presenttion for Draft management Plan Mansovar - Liss, Oyster Shores Road - Nature Preserve Committee

C.              Discussion of Cove Hollow Stormwater Pipe and Whalebone Affordable Housing Funding Request - Chris Clapp, WQTAC Chair

D.              Discussion of Special Historic Landmarks Legislation - Sylvia Overby

E.              NYS DEC Investigation of Contamination at EH Airport - Mike Sendlenski

IV.              Liaison Reports

V.              Resolutions



RESOLUTION:              2017-1240

CATEGORY:                            Warrant Approval

SPONSORED BY:              Councilwoman Sylvia Overby

DEPARTMENT:              Town Clerk

Special Warrant - Southern Pine Beetle $ 29,900.00


RESOLVED, that Claims on Special Warrant dated November 20, 2017, in the amount of $ 29,900.00 Were audited by the Town Board and the Supervisor is hereby directed to pay same.


RESOLUTION:              2017-1241

CATEGORY:                            Acquisitions

SPONSORED BY:              Councilwoman Sylvia Overby

DEPARTMENT:              Housing

Hire Appraiser to Update Appraisal


WHEREAS, by resolution 522 of 2015 the Town Board hired Clark and Marshall Appraisers to appraise a home and land previously constructed under the Town's Affordable housing program located within the Town of East Hampton (SCTM 300-78-6-19) and


WHEREAS, the Town Board wishes to have an updated appraisal  prepared on this property to reflect the current fair market value  of the land only; now, therefore, be it


RESOLVED, that Clark and Marshall Appraisers, is hereby retained to prepare an update to their appraisal report for the aforementioned land; and, be it further


RESOLVED, that the total fee for said appraisal report shall not exceed $425 and shall be paid from CD18680.54520.

Financial Impact:

Once the property is sold the Town will recapture the value of part of the land. Until we know the value of the land we will not know how much it has changed from 2015 so as to determined whether the recapture is greater or less.




RESOLUTION:              2017-1242

CATEGORY:                            Approvals

SPONSORED BY:              Supervisor Larry Cantwell

DEPARTMENT:              Town Attorney

Memorializing Resolution Authorizing DEC to Conduct Investigation at East Hampton Airport


WHEREAS, the Town of East Hampton received a letter dated November 10, 2017 from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) that they were prepared to investigate possible perfluorinated compounds (PFC) contamination at the East Hampton Airport and allowed for the investigation to be conducted by either the Town or the DEC; and,


WHEREAS, the Town has been actively involved in working with the Suffolk County Health Department and the New York State Department of Health regarding possible PFC contamination in the area surrounding the East Hampton Airport; and,


WHEREAS, the Town believes that the DEC possess more of the requisite staff, resources and expertise to conduct an investigation as to possible contamination; now therefore be it


RESOLVED, that the Town of East Hampton hereby memorializes its desire to have the DEC serve as the lead investigatory agency into possible PFC contamination at the East Hampton Airport.     

VI.              Executive Session - CPF - Scott Wilson