The end of a beautiful summer is upon us and it’s time for a roundup of news from The Orient Association. Here, the top issues in brief, with links you can follow for more information and ways to get involved.
- New zoning codes proposed to Southold Town to preserve Orient’s Historic District.
- The work being done by Orient Association in collaboration with the other hamlet civics in Southold to address the issue of house size.
- Where it stands about the increasing aircraft noise overhead and the FAA lease of the East Hampton Airport due to expire this month.
- State and County grants (up to $20,000) are funded again to assist homeowners to upgrade their septic systems to be eco-friendly and preserve our aquifers and waterways.
- Deer and tick crisis survey
Please take a moment to join and/or donate to The Orient Association. We are a 501(c)(3) whose mission is to provide forums for the people of Orient to learn about the issues that affect them, and to express their views and concerns about those issues. Our goal is to find constructive approaches to improve our community and to help solve the problems that we face.
The OA Newsletter cycle is based on news as it develops. Please pass along the link to anyone who would like to receive future newsletters and notices.
Drianne Benner, President
Christine Churchill, Communications
The Orient Association