In other news: Levy taps Walter for LI Planning Council

Riverhead Supervisor Sean Walter could be replacing Babylon Supervisor Steve Ballone on the Long Island Regional Planning Council, reports.

Mr. Walter, serving his first term at the helm in town government, would be appointed by Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy, who reportedly has not yet filed a resolution on the matter. If confirmed by the county Legislature, Mr. Walter having a seat on the influential body could help development efforts at EPCAL.

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