ISSUES

EHGGG's slate of questions for East Hampton's leaders

NATURAL RESOURCES

How do we ... ?

  • Assure clean water

  • Protect against further beach erosion

  • Eliminate contamination in our bays

INFRASTRUCTURE

How do we ... ?

  • improve our telecommunications both for our emergency responders and our residents

  • Assure sufficient funds to maintain high quality state and local roads

  • Meet the reasonable goals for energy sustainability and self-sufficiency

  • Add protection for bikers

QUALITY OF LIFE

How do we ... ?

  • Meaningfully reduce airport noise should the FAA deny the town’s petition

  • Control the deer population

  • Regulate noise pollution from party goers and short-term rentals

FUNCTIONING
GOVERNMENT

How do we ... ?

  • Ensure that our governmental structure continues to meet the needs of the town and its residents in an ever complex environment

  • Add a professional town administrator or town manager directed by town board members who are freed up to focus on policy issues

  • Guarantee a skilled workforce paid enough to live in our town

JOBS & HOUSING

How do we ... ?

  • Create a favorable atmosphere for business creation with good jobs

  • Increase the supply of affordable housing for our young people and our seniors, especially when there are no assisted-living or specialized independent-living facilities for seniors even in the planning stages

TAX FAIRNESS

How do we ... ?

  • Reconstruct our real estate tax system so that it is fair to all the town’s residents

  • Consider a town wide reassessment that protects low income seniors

  • Reconsider the hamlet form of government

COMMUNITY
PRESERVATION FUND

How do we ... ?

  • Assure that this growing fund of substantial proportions is utilized to best serve its stated purposes while most undeveloped land is already protected

And more...

We welcome your feedback and suggestions for additional issues.

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