On Monday, on the former Ramp Chevrolet car dealership on Route 112 in Port Jefferson Station. Coming under the unmbrella of the Town's Blight to Light program, the developer needs the board to approve the plan in order to change the zoning from commercial to residential usage.
Tsunis says that the project will bring much needed low-income rentals to Long Island, to help retain people who can't afford the high prices of housing. It will also help stem the spread of suburban sprawl, by preventing yet another strip mall from being built on the corridor.
Residents say that the burden on the school district will be too much and that what the area needs is a business that will bring more jobs, not more homes to an area that is already suffering from the nation-wide real estate slump.
Then there is the question of whether or not using the Brookhaven Town Blight to Light program is too subjective in this case to be applied.
Correction: An earlier version of this story listed the auto dealership as Ramp Ford. That was incorrect. The dealership was Ramp Chevrolet. Ramp Ford located in Nesconset is still open.
So Patch wants to know, what do you think about the Jefferson Meadows project planned for Route 112 in Port Jefferson Station?