While the Riverhead Town Board is still waiting on a recommendation from its ethics board as to whether Councilwoman Jodi Giglio must recuse herself from voting on the proposal to sell 1,640 acres of town land in Calverton to Calverton Aviation and Technology, another ethics complaint has been filed against her for many of the same reasons. READ
A proposal to waive the section of Riverhead Town’s “qualified and eligible sponsor” law requiring an applicant to prove it has the finances to complete a proposed project led to a heated argument among officials at Wednesday’s Town Board work session. READ
The Riverhead Town Board voted unanimously Tuesday to appoint a special counsel to advise the town ethics board as it investigates a complaint against Councilwoman Jodi Giglio. READ
The Riverhead Town Board will vote Tuesday on a resolution to appoint a special counsel to advise the town’s ethics board as it investigates a complaint against Councilwoman Jodi Giglio. (more…)
Riverhead Town’s ethics board has asked the Town Board if the attorney assigned to it should be an outside legal counsel rather than a someone from the town attorney’s office, as is the case now.
At issue is whether the town attorney’s office should recuse itself in cases involving an ethics complaint against a Town Board. READ
The Coalition Against Housing at EPCAL has filed an ethics complaint regarding Councilwoman Jodi Giglio’s private meeting with leaders of Triple Five Group on March 12 in New York City. READ
The Riverhead Town Board is hoping to reduce the price for completing the bike path at Enterprise Park at Calverton — formally known as the EPCAL bicycle path/Vietnam Memorial Trail. The board is issuing a request for proposals to do the job instead of using a contractor off of a New York contract. READ
So much for everybody getting along.
Just two days after an inauguration ceremony where newly sworn-in Riverhead Town Board members of both parties said how they felt they could all work together, the board had its first debate along party lines on Wednesday. (more…)