Emergency Preparedness

The Orient Emergency Management Committee (OEMC) was created to help inform the residents of Orient about preparing, responding and recovering from emergency events that affect our community. It will work with the Southold Office of Emergency Management and will support the Orient Fire Department by allowing them to concentrate on true emergencies while OEMC will handle non-emergency matters such as opening shelters and warming/cooling centers during events. OEMC will also coordinate with the Orient Association to distribute timely and essential information. We plan to hold a sheltering training class soon and will be looking for volunteers to take the class to help run the shelters when opened.

Hurricane Season Preparation

Hurricane Season Preparation

The Atlantic hurricane season starts June 1st and runs for six months through November 30. Prepare now, learn what to do before a hurricane strikes. Create a disaster plan for you and your family since electricity and water could potentially be out for weeks.
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Recent Happenings

Annual Meeting June 2024

Annual Meeting June 2024

​Orient Association held its annual meeting on Saturday June 8th at 2:00 pm at Poquatuck Hall. After the business meeting our guest speaker Mary Anne Taylor presented the results of the Orient Water Management Study.
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The Zoning Update Project – March 3, 2024

The Zoning Update Project – March 3, 2024

The Future of Southold - Shaping the Zoning Code to Reflect Your ConcernsSouthold Town Planning Director Heather Lanza shares a brief history of zoning in Southold and explains the current project to update the zoning code to help implement the Town's Comprehensive Plan.
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