Brookhaven Supervisor Edward Romaine on Nov. 13, 2014.

Brookhaven Supervisor Edward Romaine on Nov. 13, 2014. Credit: James Carbone

Brookhaven officials said Monday they do not plan to vote on any measures related to a proposed 752-megawatt Yaphank power plant when the town board meets Thursday.

Mention of the proposed Caithness II power plant in a published meeting agenda prompted several residents to call town offices in recent days, Supervisor Edward Romaine said Monday during a town board work session. Councilwoman Valerie Cartright said she received similar calls from residents.

Romaine said the agenda item acknowledges that the town received a letter from Caithness Long Island Energy officials stating that they had filed documents related to the project with the Suffolk County clerk's office.

Romaine said the town has not been asked to approve an application related to the plant.

"We have to list correspondence we receive," he said. "There's no action by the town board."

The town board last year voted 5-2 to approve a special permit for the plant. Romaine and Cartright cast the dissenting votes.

PSEG Long Island put the project on hold last year after determining that the plant is not needed.

Caithness officials recently have renewed efforts to build the plant, which would be constructed next to an existing 350-megawatt Caithness plant near the Sills Road exit of the Long Island Expressway.

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