Shelter Island Reporter: When members of the Hilo Shores Association sought to build a community dock about 15 years ago, the idea was rapidly embraced by town officials who viewed the concept as a means of avoiding some 40 individual docks jutting out into West Neck Bay.
But now, while members of the Waterways Management Advisory Council are just as enthusiastic about the group’s application to build a 20-foot extension to that dock, they had to warn the representatives of the association that it will take more time, money and potential aggravation to get the necessary permits in place that will allow the project to proceed.
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