Blog Recap: Proposed Jamesport project moves forward in Town Hall

TIM GANNON PHOTO | This stone, containing steel from the World Trade Center wreckage, now sits at the Thomas Kelly Memorial.

Tim Gannon reported live from Tuesday’s Riverhead Town Board meeting beginning at 2 p.m.

First on the agenda was a hearing to consider spending $50,000 in Community Preservation Fund revenues for improvement and maintenance at a proposed 9-11 memorial park in Reeves Park.

The board also voted to approve an environmental study findings statement for the long-proposed Village at Jamesport shopping center project. Residents had been opposed to this proposal, planned by a company called Jul-Bet Enterprises, but it’s been undergoing an environmental study for more than a year and the findings statement is one of the final things it needed to move forward.

The board also discussed the proposed Wading River Route 25A corridor planning study.

Read more in the blog below.