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Island Legal Fee Letter December 2009

As most Islanders are aware, the Fishers Island Town Justice/Board seat position was challenged in August by a former Town Board member. The I.C.B. initiated litigation to defend the position, which had been in existence since 1860, and was reaffirmed by the New York State legislature in 1977. With the assistance of Barry Bryan and Jim Benkard, the I.C.B. retained …

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Waste Management and Fire District Elections Tonight

The Fishers Island Waste Management elections are being held tonight from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the Fishers Island Fire Department. Tim Patterson and John Doucette are running to fill a 5 year term. Jimmy Wall is running for the Fire District position. Don’t forget to come out and VOTE!

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Ferry District Wetlands Meeting November 28

There will be a public Ferry District meeting to discuss the proposed wetland project for the airport/parade grounds area. This is a Bike Path project and the meeting is open to all. Saturday, November 28th at 2:00 pm Island Community Center, Upstairs multipurpose room.

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Fall 2009 Hydrant Flushing

The water company will be flushing the fire hydrants on the west end on Monday-Weds. Expect some brown water here and there. It will clear up as soon as they are done.

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Ross Disqualified from FI Justice Election

From the Suffolk Times, 2pm October 29, 2009 Mattituck Democrat Dan Ross won’t get the chance to be elected Fishers Island justice and assume a seat on the Southold Town Board. A state appeals court rejected Mr. Ross’ challenge to the constitutionality of an 1860 state law that grants the board seat to the Fishers Island justice. Mr. Ross challenged …

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Election Day 2009 Information

ELECTION DAY is Tuesday, November 3rd. Polls are open from 6:00am-9:00 pm. Please go to the FI Fire house to cast your vote! This election is critically important to Fishers Island. Please vote.

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East End Road Repaving For Path

In preparation for the recreation path construction and road repaving there has been extensive marking of the property lines and path location along the east end road. To enable people to understand the significance of the different marks, the following is the color code that was used: The property lines are marked with orange tape and stakes marked “Property Line” …

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