April Meeting

Monday, April 20, 2015
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Meeting/Refreshments

Southampton Town Community Center
25 Ponquogue Avenue (across from HB Post Office)

The State of Education in Hampton Bays

Superintendent Lars Clemensen and Financial Administrator Larry Luce will present the school budget and their plans for the coming year.

Hampton Bays High School science teacher, Dr. Stephanie Forsberg and students, Annika Kennedy and Alicia Golyski will describe their exciting frontline research.

All candidates for the Board of Education have been invited.

SAVE THE DATES:

• Hampton Bays Pride Day, HB Middle School, May 16, 2015

• Part Three of Marc Fasanella’s Vision, Hampton Bays, May 18, 2015

• Fourth Annual Family Fun Day and Rubber Duckie Race, September 5, 2015

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Hampton Bays Civic Association – March 23, 2015 Meeting

Good Ground: Understanding Place…

Part Two of a Three-Part Series:
Downtown Hampton Bays: Future, Past, and Present

In part two, Dr. Marc Fasanella will deepen his exploration of the current state of our hamlet, making his points with photographs and planning documents – exploring issues central to aquifer protection, landmark buildings, storm water management, land preservation and zoning..
Following the presentation town officials will be available to answer your questions.

Monday, March 23, 2015

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Meeting/Refreshments

Southampton Town Community Center
25 Ponquogue Avenue (across from HB Post Office)

 

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Membership Meeting – Monday – February 23, 2015

This program, originally scheduled for presentation at the Hampton Bays Civic association’s January meeting but cancelled because of a snow emergency, has been rescheduled to Monday, February 23rd at 7:00 p.m. when the Hampton Bays Civic Association will hold its monthly meeting, the first of a three-part series, at The Southampton Town Community Center, 25 Ponquogue Avenue.

Downtown Hampton Bays: Its Future, Present, and Past.

Images from the cutting edge of community developmentStony Brook University Professor of Ecological Design Marc Fasanella will present a showcase of regional and international environmental design and neighborhood redevelopment projects relevant to the unique culture and economy of Hampton Bays titled: “On Good Ground: Envisioning the Future of the Hamlet of Hampton Bays.”

  • Breakwaters, Bays and Barrens: Natural Resource Protection & Development
  • Ecology, Education & Environmental Resilience: Nature as a Classroom, the Edible Schoolyard
  • Declining Suburbs: Up-zoning, Open Space & Planned Development Districts• The Comfortable Landscape: Ecological Corridors, Novel Landscapes, Native Plants & Pollinators • The New Old Neighborhood: Mixed Use, Pedestrian, Efficient & Affordable
  • Place-Making: Crafting a Community Identity, Good Ground Park & Downtown Revitalization

Professor Fasanella’s presentation will be followed by an audience charrette. Southampton Town Deputy Supervisor, Frank Zappone, and staff from the Southampton Town Planning Dept. will be available to aid in developing the logistical roadmap needed to chart our vision of Hampton Bays’ future.

Downtown Hampton Bays can be a jewel in the crown of the Hamptons. We are fortunate to have educators and professionals such as Prof. Fasanella, Deputy Supervisor Zappone and the Southampton Town Planning Department help us frame our future. Participate in the audience charrette. Let us know how you would like to see your main street and shoreline developed.

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Community Update

Canoe Place Inn Public Hearing: Tues. 12/9  @ 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, December 9th is the third public hearing for the Canoe Place Inn both east and west properties. This presents an opportunity to voice your opinion and hear about the details of the project. Come to the second floor of Town Hall.

Additional news:

The Town of Southampton has completed a Draft Water Protection Plan. The Town is seeking your input at the following public workshops:

December 3rd, 2014
Rogers Memorial Library
Southampton, NY
7:00 – 9:00

December 4th, 2014
Hampton Bays Senior Center
Hampton Bays, NY
6:00 – 8:00

This Draft Water Protection Plan is designed to improve management of the Town’s coastal environment and economy.  It presents policies and strategies for meeting the community’s goals for its natural, public, working, and developed waterfronts throughout the Town. It includes an overview of the plan and policies regarding areas of Flooding, Erosion, Sea Level Rise; Public Access and Recreation; Water Dependent Uses; Water Quality; and more will be discussed in breakout groups.

Click on the link below for additional information.

Additional Information

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November Meeting – November 17, 2014

7:00pm – 9:00pm
Southampton Town Community Center
25 Ponquogue Avenue

Can We Protect and Defend
The Marine Ecosystem and Fishing Pier of
The Old Ponquogue Bridge

Following a presentation demonstrating this rare thriving underwater environment, a panel including Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst, Town Trustees Scott Horowitz and Ed Warner, Jr., LIDA President Barry Lipsky, Defend H2O Founder Keven McAllister, and Manager of the Marine Sciences Center of Stony Brook Southampton, Chris Paparo, will discuss the importance of finding a way to repair and preserve the remains of the old Ponquogue Bridge, an historic diving, fishing, and tourist attraction damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

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October Membership Meeting

HBCA Membership Meeting
Monday, October 20, 2014
7:00 pm-9:00 pm
All are welcome

Southampton Town Community Center
(25 Ponquogue Avenue – Across from the HB Post Office)

Annual Meeting
Meet the Candidates

The meeting will open with the election and swearing in of new Officers and Board of the HBCA.   The candidates for the Suffolk County Comptroller, NYS Senate and the NYS Assembly will be introduced, debate community issues and take questions.

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