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Concerned Citizens of Hampton Bays Study Claims Bel Aire Cove Motel Is Polluting Penny Pond
October 5, 2016
Publication: Southampton Press & 27East.com

Description:  Local Government remains unable to resolve illegal use of a motel for permanent residences.  Bel-Aire Cove Motel has been an eyesore due to no maintenance and a drain on public resources.  Now pollution is identified that may be du to an overburdened setpic system, with cesspools leaching into surface waters.  This is significant as the local bays now suffer from overnitrification with chronic algal blooms and depleted oxygen.   Misused properties are adversely impacting the environment, the community, and straining public services.


  

Motel Blamed For Pollution
October 6, 2016
Publication: The Press Newsgroup (the Olive subdomain)

Description: Local Government remains unable to resolve illegal use of a motel for permanent residences.  Bel-Aire Cove Motel has been an eyesore due to no maintenance and a drain on public resources.  Now pollution is identified that may be du to an overburdened setpic system, with cesspools leaching into surface waters.  This is significant as the local bays now suffer from overnitrification with chronic algal blooms and depleted oxygen.   Misused properties are adversely impacting the environment, the community, and straining public services.
 


Hampton Bays Superintendent Expresses Concerns Over Town Supervisor's Accessory Apartment Idea
September 5, 2016
Publication: Southampton Press & 27East.com

 

 


Hampton Bays; List Inspires New Approach, Crackdown
June 4, 2014
Publication:  Southampton Press & 27East.com

 


 

List Ignites Investigation Of Hundreds Of Hampton Bays Properties
July 10, 2013
Publication:  Southampton Press & 27East.com

Description:  The Concerned Citizens have used public resources and information from the community to identify 536 properties that are problematic rental properties.  Southampton Town Government is requested to investigate and to bring these properties into compliance with existing housing codes, rental codes, and zoning.


County Homelss Find Costly Housing Here
December 19, 2002
Publication: The East Hampton Star

Description:  More than a decade ago the hamlet of Hampton Bays became targeted for Homeless Shelters.  This article shows that then Town Supervisor Patrick Heaney explained that more than 400 homeless people were relocated to this area to live in area Motels,  three of which are in Hampton Bays.  The drain on resources has continued to increase through time, with 300 calls from Motels fielded by Southampton Police in only 6 months.  There is added burden to local schools since Motels in Hampton Bays do not pay school tax, yet now contribute a significant number of students.



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