East Hampton Town Board              Carole Brennan

              159 Pantigo Road              Telephone:

              East Hampton, NY  11937


East Hampton Town Board meeting of May 1, 2018
East Hampton, New York



I.              Call to Order

10:00 AM Meeting called to order on May 1, 2018 at Town Hall Meeting Room, 159 Pantigo Road, East Hampton, NY.


Attendee Name





Councilwoman Kathee Burke-Gonzalez





Councilman David Lys





Councilwoman Sylvia Overby





Councilman Jeffrey Bragman





Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc





II.              Public Portion

III.              Topics

A.              Bids - Jeanne Carroza

B.              Hamlet Studies - Peter Flinker, Lisa Liquori

C.              Upgraded Finance Software - Heath Liebman, Charlene Kagel

D.              Payroll Card - Charlene Kagel

E.              Wainscott Water District - Marguerite Wolffsohn

F.              Edgemere/Flamingo Road Sidewalk - Marguerite Wolffsohn

G.              Double Utility Poles - Jameson McWilliams

H.              Montauk Playhouse Project Phase II - Susan Henkin

IV.              Liaison Reports

V.              Resolutions



RESOLUTION:              2018-492

CATEGORY:                            Approvals

SPONSORED BY:              Councilwoman Kathee Burke-Gonzalez

DEPARTMENT:              Supervisor

Authorize Attendance - EESMA Meeting in Greenport


WHEREAS, the Supervisor is a member of the East End Supervisors and Mayors Association which meets on a bi-monthly basis, and


WHEREAS, the Village of Greenport hosted the meeting on April 26, 2018 in Greenport, now therefore be it


RESOLVED, the Supervisor is hereby authorized to attend the above meeting with travel costs not to exceed $33.00 to be paid from budget account A1220-54210, Travel Conferences and Dues, retroactive to April 26, 2018. 

B.              COUNCILMAN LYS


RESOLUTION:              2018-493

CATEGORY:                            Approvals

SPONSORED BY:              Councilman David Lys

DEPARTMENT:              Town Board

Accept Donation of Ralph Joseph Memorial Bench - Gift of the Joseph Family


              WHEREAS, the Joseph family would like to donate a park bench as a gift to the Town of East Hampton in memory of Ralph Joseph, to be placed on Main Street in Amagansett; now, therefore be it


              RESOLVED, the Town Board hereby gratefully accepts the donation by the Joseph family to the Town of East Hampton; and, be it further


              RESOLVED, the Town Clerk is hereby requested to forward a copy of this resolution to  Tony Littman, Supervisor of Parks/Building Maintenance.



RESOLUTION:              2018-494

CATEGORY:                            Approvals

SPONSORED BY:              Councilwoman Sylvia Overby

DEPARTMENT:              Supervisor

Waive Fees - Fort Pond House, Concerned Citizens of Montauk Water Quality Press Event


              WHEREAS, Concerned Citizens of Montauk will be partnering with Chris Gobler on a water quality testing program in Montauk?s Fort Pond; and


              WHEREAS, the program is being undertaken in conjunction with East Hampton Town and the County Health Department, and will be supported by state funds, and


              WHEREAS the results will be significant in ongoing efforts to identify, mitigate, and eliminate surface water pollutants, and


              WHEREAS, the Concerned Citizens of Montauk have organized a press conference, information session, and event to raise awareness of the threats to the health of our water bodies, to be held on May 14 at Fort Pond House in Montauk and the Town Board wishes to waive to fees, therefore be it


              RESOLVED, that the fee for use of the Fort Pond House in Montauk is hereby waived for the Concerned Citizens of Montauk's use of the property on May 14, 2018.


RESOLUTION:              2018-495

CATEGORY:                            Budget

SPONSORED BY:              Councilwoman Sylvia Overby

DEPARTMENT:              Town Attorney

Affordable Housing Budget Modification 16 Stuart's Lane, East Hampton


Whereas, Resolution 2018-228 authorized the repurchase of the house currently owned by Christina Acheson located at 16 Stuart's Lane, East Hampton; and


Whereas, it was determined that an additional $5,011.40 from the Community Housing Opportunity Fund is required to cover closing costs for said transaction; and now therefore be it


Resolved, that the following budget modification is hereby approved to effectuate same


INCREASE Appropriated Unreserved Surplus CM 41775 in the amount of $5,011.40


INCREASE  Purchase of Real Property                CM 8681- 52703  in the amount of $5,011.40             




RESOLUTION:              2018-496

CATEGORY:                            Appointments

SPONSORED BY:              Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc

DEPARTMENT:              Town Attorney

Appoint New Zoning Board of Appeals Member Timothy Brenneman


WHEREAS, Cate Rogers has tendered her resignation from the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA); therefore be it


RESOLVED, that Timothy Brennenman be and is hereby appointed to the Zoning Board of Appeals for the unexpired term of Cate Rogers, said term to expire December 31, 2018; and be it further


RESOLVED, that this resolution shall take effect immediately.


RESOLUTION:              2018-497

CATEGORY:                            Approvals

SPONSORED BY:              Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc

DEPARTMENT:              Town Attorney

Wainscott Water Improvements - Preparation of Map, Plan and Report


[Map, Plan and Report]


WHEREAS, the Town Board is considering the installation or water improvements, in the form of the installation of a water main and appropriate distribution lines, to provide potable water to properties in Wainscott impacted by the presence of the compounds perfluorooctanic acid (PFOA) and/or perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS); and


WHEREAS, in order to provide such water improvements, a Map, Plan and Report is required to be prepared by a competent engineer, duly licensed by the State of New York, showing the boundaries of the proposed benefited area in a manner sufficient to identify the lands included within the improvement area as in a deed of conveyance, a general plan of the proposed water mains, distributing pipes and hydrants, if any, and the location of each, a report of the proposed method of operation; and


WHEREAS, the Town Board is working with the Suffolk County Water Authority (SCWA) and the parties have agreed that SCWA and their licensed engineers will assist the Town with the preparation of the required Map, Plan and Report, and will undertake the required environmental review for the project pursuant to the requirements of the State Environmental Qaulity Review Act (SEQRA).; now, therefore, be it


RESOLVED, that the Town Board hereby and retains Suffolk County Water Authority for the purposes of preparing the required Map, Plan and Report for the proposed water improvements pursuant to Article 12-C of the New York State Town Law, such Map, Plan and Report to comply with the requirements of 209-C of Article 12-A of the Town Law, as required by Article 12-C; and be it further


RESOLVED, that SCWA shall also and is hereby authorized to prepare all necessary environmental analysis of the impacts of the proposed water improvements in conformance with the requirements of SEQRA; andf be it further


RESOLVED, that the Town Board hereby approves the Suffolk County Water Authority as lead agency under SEQRA.

VI.              Executive Session - Contracts, CPF, Personnel