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Erosion control taxing districts backed in Southampton

Coastal erosion imperils homes on the beach in

Coastal erosion imperils homes on the beach in Sagaponack. (Feb. 9, 2005) Credit: Newsday / David L. Pokress

Officials Saturday supported the creation of erosion control taxing districts as a potential solution to beach erosion problems in some areas of Southampton.

The districts, which would incorporate the nearly 100 beachfront residents of Sagaponack and Bridgehampton, would determine what the taxes would be and when they would be collected.

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