A 2013 audit of Riverhead Town’s building department found that the file for Atlantis Marine World was missing and that the department miscalculated the building fees on 42 percent of the files sampled, while a chart used to calculate some fees itself had an error in it.
But a follow-up audit of the building department released this year got much better results, according to Jack Orben, the head of town’s Independent Audit Committee, which did the audits. READ
Should Riverhead Town build a side road that runs parallel to Route 25A just west of McDonald’s in Wading River? Or should it allow future developers to simply link their parking lots instead?
That was a debate that surfaced at Thursday’s Riverhead Town Board work session. READ
Police in South Carolina are searching for a former Riverhead Town councilman and retired town police officer, who has been missing since late last week. READ
Alive on 25 turned a nearly $15,000 profit this summer and plans are already in the works to hold the event again next year, according to Riverhead Business Improvement District Management Association president Steve Shauger.
The Riverhead Town Board already has jurisdiction over commercial site plans at the Enterprise Park at Calverton, even though that authority rests with the Planning Board elsewhere in town.
The Long Island Potato Festival and Pour the Core Festival will be allowed to proceed at the former Calverton Links golf course after all, despite Riverhead Town officials’ contention that events have been held at the site without proper approvals. (more…)
Riverhead Town’s tentative budget for 2017 is a few weeks away from being released, but the Town Board is already taking steps to possibly pierce New York State’s budget cap. READ
A resort and spa is being proposed on the 94-acre Broad Cove property east of Indian Island County Park.
The project, which is in its initial stages, is being called “The Vineyard Resort and Spa.” READ