The Coindre Hall Advisory Board meeting that was scheduled for Oct.12 has been canceled and will be rescheduled at a future date, the office of Suffolk County Legislator William R. “Doc” Spencer announced Friday.
Spencer leads the advisory board, which meets to review ideas for the area.
The new date will be posted on the Suffolk County Coindre Hall Advisory Board’s webpage https://www.scnylegislature.us/1187/Coindre-Hall-Advisory-Board
In July, activists began protesting work going on in the area, which Spencer said was to repair the seawall. Activists, however, objected to the some of the clearing that was going on and expressed concern that work on the dilapidated boathouse on the property would lead to a restaurant or other facility that would bring more traffic the historic property.
Spencer’s office said residents might want to participate in the Suffolk County Environment, Parks and Agriculture Committee which will be held via Zoom on Monday, Nov. 8 at 10 am when there will be a presentation on Coindre Hall provided by the Suffolk County Parks Department and the Suffolk County Department of Public Works.
Those interested in addressing legislators over Zoom can sign up at www.scnylegislature.us/CommitteePublicPortion. Members of the public may also send written testimony by e-mail to [email protected] or by regular mail to the attention of the Clerk’s Office at the Suffolk County Legislature, P.O. Box 6100, Hauppauge, NY 11788.
Audio testimony will be accepted by voicemail at 631-853-3685 and callers may leave a 3-minute message, which will be read aloud and entered into the public record at that meeting.
Spencer is leaving office at the end of his term at the end of the year, and two candidates, Town Councilman Mark Cuthbertson,a Democrat, and Stephanie Bontempi, a Republican, are competing to succeed him.