Despite some objection from small businesses, the Riverhead Town Board unanimously approved a new procurement policy Tuesday that requires contractors and subcontractors working on municipal projects for Riverhead Town to participate in a Class A qualified apprenticeship. READ
Councilwoman Jodi Giglio amended the Riverhead Town Board work session agenda Thursday morning to include an item for dredging of Wading River Creek.
There is money allocated for the work, which would cost about $123,000, according to Ms. Giglio. The area needs to be surveyed prior to dredging, which would cost about $6,800, in order for the creek to be dredged in October. READ
Walter Gabrielsen is proposing a bistro at his Glass Greenhouse on Route 25 in Jamesport and he said his farm market complies with the town’s definition of a farm stand, an issue that resulted in litigation between the town and Glass Greenhouse in 2014.
Mr. Gabrielsen said he is a 50-year resident of Jamesport and his family has farmed in Jamesport for more than 100 years. READ
It was only two years ago that Riverhead Town voters defeated a proposal to increase the town supervisor’s terms to four years as opposed to two.
That vote saw 64 percent of voters opposed to the change. READ
Total Technology Solutions met with the Riverhead Town Board last Thursday to tell them that the town’s server is no longer able to handle its work load.
“The problem really comes down to [the fact that] you’ve outgrown your network,” Vincent Tedesco said. “There’s really nothing we can do to increase the speed and productivity of your existing network.” READ
The Riverhead Industrial Development Agency is working to become more accessible to the public, members told the Town Board during a work session last week. READ
Several speakers urged the Town Board not to give the eastern portion of Riverside Drive over to Suffolk County, which wants to tear up the pavement and reseed the road, which cuts through the county’s Indian Island Golf Course. READ
A split Riverhead Town Board said Tuesday that it will require Calverton Aviation & Technology to submit a more detailed analysis of its finances before voting on their proposal to buy 1,640 acres of town-owned land in Calverton for $40 million. (more…)