Community Preservation Advisory board
Gordon Gooding, Chairman (2-2-20)
Michael Laspia, Vice Chairman (2-2-19)
Charles Kraus, Member (2-2-19)
J. Edward Shillingburg, Member (2-2-19)
Albert A. Brayson, Member (2-2-19)
Kathleen Gerard, Member (2-2-18)
Joseph Denny, Member (2-2-18)
Gary Gerth, Town Liaison
Jane Roberts, Clerk
2018 Calendar - CPFAB Meets on Monday at 8:30am.
January 8, 2018 *February 5, 2018 * March 12, 2018
April 9, 2018 * May 14, 2018 * June 11, 2018
July 16, 2018 * August 13, 2018* September 10, 2018
October 15, 2018 * November 19, 2018 * December 10, 2018
Stewardship Management Plans (Click on link to view plan)
Stewardship Management Plans - 2014
Stewardship Management Plans - 2012
Dickerson Creek Outlook Preserve - June 12, 2012
The Mildred Flower Hird Nature Preserve East and West - April 5, 2012
Stewardship Management Plans - 2009
St. Gabriels Meadow - January 16, 2009
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).
. 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.
. Summary: CPF money may not be used to fund four poster deer tick control programs.
. 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.
5. Final Affordable Housing
. Summary: "Development rights in property acquired with CPF money can only be used for affordable housing under specific conditions"
6Final Liability Insurance
. 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
7. Final AG Restrictions
8. Final Building Recreation
9. Final Historic Use