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Town Awaits Word From Owners on 7-Eleven Proposal

Hearing for applications for the proposed convenience store "might" happen on July 26, according to town officials.

A week after the hearing for a , the Town of Islip Planning Board is awaiting word from developers on the future of the proposal.

On June 28, the Planning Board was set to hear a zoning change and special permit application regarding the proposed convenience store at the corner of Udall Rd. and Muncey Rd., however the owners of the property requested the adjournment.

David Genaway, Commisioner of the Town of Islip Planning Department, said the applicants could have requested the adjournment for a number of reasons, including being away on vacation or simply not being prepared to present the application.

Genaway said the planning department expects the hearing to go forward some time in the future, though a date is not yet set.

"We anticipate that [the hearing] will go forward, but it's in the applicant's court," he said.

The deadline to submit an application for the next Planning Board is Friday, July 6. Genaway said if the applicants notify the town by then, they might be included in the July 26 Planning Board session.

This marks the third round of applications for the 7-Eleven at that location. Prior proposals were . The property is currently and auto repair shop.

Jon July 05, 2012 at 08:37 PM
Anything is better than a boarded up building - - unless its another unnecessary laundromat
Ginger McKenna July 06, 2012 at 05:56 PM
It has been long enough having to live with the boarded-up building and vacant lot. Hopefully West Islip gets a new 7-Eleven on Udall and Muncey! Ginger

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