The view from the western runway at EPCAL last October. (Credit: Tim Gannon)
Attorneys for Riverhead acknowledged to the the town’s Planning Board this week that it could reject a subdivision map for town-owned land at the Enterprise Park at Calverton.
But the hope, the attorneys said, is that the Planning Board approves the map. (more…)
A doggie daycare facility, a plan to sell cars from a former batting cage site and a newly constructed restaurant at a shopping center in Wading River all received approvals from the Riverhead Town Planning Board Thursday night. (more…)
Having just waved goodbye to a farmer from the Riverhead Town Planning Board, the Town Board is now discussing ways to put a farmer back on it, possibly by expanding the board to six members.
If they did that, they’d also how to figure out how to break tie votes, since most boards have an odd number of members. (more…)
Farmer Lyle Wells at a Town Board meeting in 2011. (Credit: News-Review file)
The Riverhead Town Board has fired longtime Planning Board member Lyle Wells from the post he’s held since 2002.
During its 2015 organizational meeting Tuesday, the Town Board appointed George Nunnaro, owner of gam company Prest-O-Peconic and Service in Riverhead, to the position instead of Mr. Wells.
Councilwoman Jodi Giglio said of Mr. Nunnaro: “He has a background in real estate and a familiarity with the town.”
Mr. Nunnaro is also a former member of the town’s Empire Development Zone at the Enterprise Park at Calverton.
Harry Singh, the president of Bolla Oil Corporation, speaks at Thursday’s Planning Board meeting. (Credit: Tim Gannon)
A Garden City-based oil company is considering moving its headquarters to Calverton in the next few years, its president said at a Riverhead Town Planning Board meeting Thursday night.
And he’s not talking about the Enterprise Park at Calverton, where Riverhead Town officials have been trying to lure energy companies. He’s talking about Edwards Avenue. (more…)
Members of the public at Thursday night’s planning board hearing on a 50-lot subdivision at Enterprise Park at Calverton. (Credit: Tim Gannon)
A room full of people showed up to town hall on Wednesday night at a public hearing on a study regarding the future of Enterprise Park at Calverton, and they weren’t happy about language in it that pointed to 300 housing units — as well as retail uses — down the line.
Last night, one of the planners who helped write out the study — which explores subdividing the 2,400 town-owned acres into 50 separate lots, 42 of which could be sold by the town — explained where the idea came from. (more…)
This sod farm on the east side of Edwards Avenue, just north of the railroad, may host a 38-acre solar energy farm. (Credit: Tim Gannon)
The Riverhead Town Planning Board approved a preliminary site plan at its meeting last Thursday proposing a solar farm with roughly 30,000 panels on an area of Calverton farmland. (more…)
A 46-lot subdivision is proposed on this farmland north of Sound Avenue in Riverhead. (Credit: Tim Gannon)
After neighbors came out in early August to oppose the plan, the Riverhead Town Planning Board closed a public hearing last Thursday on a subdivision plan for land near the intersection of Sound and Roanoke Avenues after developers increased the size of the lots, as the board had requested. (more…)