Community Development

Community Development Funding


Annually, the town receives funding from Suffolk County’s office of Community Development to address infrastructure improvements, housing rehabilitation, public services, etc. The amount Southold receives has been drastically reduced within the past five years due to federal funding cuts.

Community Development Reviewing Committee Membership


The Town Board created a reviewing committee to advise the Town Board with recommendations of allocations of its block grant funding from Suffolk County. Membership consists of:
  • Denis Noncarrow, Government Liaison Officer
  • Louise Blackburn, Program Director, San Simeon by the Sound
  • Karen McLaughlin, Human Services Director
  • James McMahon, Community Development
  • Scott Russell, Supervisor