Wainscott United is a group of residents from different parts of our hamlet who are deeply concerned about […]
The only New York State village that has been created in the last ten years—Mastic Beach-—dissolved itself six years later.
Although the proponents of incorporation have dressed up their petition as one which seeks to “create a more responsive and representative government, and control over local zoning and development”, a clear-eyed analysis of their website, public statements and their bought-and-paid-for financial projections reveals that the incorporation of Wainscott offers no long term benefit to Wainscott taxpayers, but would impose permanent costs on all of us.
On Dec. 30, the eve of a four-day weekend, the Citizens for the Preservation of Wainscott filed a petition that seeks to convert the hamlet of Wainscott into an incorporated village, thus triggering the very short deadlines leading to an election, as required by New York State Village Law.
After weeks or months of quietly gathering signatures on a second petition to incorporate the hamlet of Wainscott […]
It never ends well when arrogant men draw lines on a map deciding “who belongs where” — the […]
The creation of a geographic entity — a village in this case — out of opposition to offshore […]
Earlier this year, the Citizens for the Preservation of Wainscott garnered a great deal of publicity by obtaining […]
Wainscott United Media Advisory Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020 At the WCAC meeting of Oct. 3, members of Wainscott […]
Those who organized Save Beach Lane and its successor, Citizens for the Preservation of Wainscott, proposed village incorporation […]