Town of Shelter Island
Shelter Island, New York
 
 
COMMUNITY PRESERVATION ADVISORY BOARD
Jeanette Flynn, Secretary
 
PO Box 970
Shelter Island, NY  11964
 
631-749-0758
 
  jflynn@shelterislandtown.us               
  
Board Members:
 
Peter Vielbig- Chairman (2-2-17)
 
Michael Laspia- Vice Chairman (2-2-19)
 
Michael Coles- Member (2-2-19)
 
Charles Kraus- Member (2-2-19)
 
Debbie Strongin- Member (2-2-18)
 
Art Williams - Member (2-2-19)
 
Karin Lissakers - Member (2-2-18)
 
James Dougherty- Town Liaison
 
Mary Dudley - Town Liaison
 
  
  Information About the November Referendum:
     CPF Water Quality Improvement Projects
 
CPFAB Meets on Monday at 8:30AM  
 
January 11

 

February 8 this meeting has been changed to Tuesday, February 16 at 8:30am

 

March 14

 

April 18

 

May 16

 

June 13

 

July 18

 

August 15

 

September 19

 

October 17

 

November 14

 

December 12

 

 
 
 
 
 
Stewardship Management Plans:  (Click on link to view plan)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Peconic Bay Region Community Preservation Fund Advisory Opinions Bureau

The five East End Towns have been authorized by law to form an Advisory Opinions bureau to provide for effective and consistent administration of the Peconic Bay Community Preservation Fund (2% tax). The bureau has representatives from the towns, villages and public at large. The opinions rendered by the bureau are advisory, and adopted opinions are posted below as guidance for both public officials and members of the public on issues related to the proper uses of the Community Preservation Fund (CPF).

Opinion 2013-1

. Summary: CPF money can be used to buy a dog park if (1) the property was acquired for dog park purposes; (2) such use is compatible with the natural character of the land and (3) no CPF money is used to maintain the dog park.

Opinion 2013-2

. Summary: CPF money may not be used to fund four poster deer tick control programs.

Opinion 2013-3

. Summary: There are no limits to the frequency for which parcels may be considered for acquisition with CPF funds.

4-Final Beach Projects

. Summary: CPF money can be used for reestablishment or restoration of beaches, but only if the beaches have been purchased with CPF money. -Summary:"Development rights in property acquired with CPF money can only be used for affordable housing under specific conditions" -Summary: "CPF money may not be used to buy liability insurance for CPF property"

The Bureau prepared CPF Stewardship guidelines and asked each town to adopt them. Below are the CPF Stewardship guidelines adopted by the Town of Shelter Island in 2011:

Rules and Regulations for CPF Acquisition and Stewardship

 


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