Shelter Island: 4-poster funding not enough, says Shillingburg October 22, 2011 New York

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4-poster funding not enough, says Shillingburg October 22, 2011 New York, Shelter Island Reporter

... Supervisor Jim Dougherty, who is running for re-election, said, “We’re all learning this thing … It looks like the 4-posters work.” But “we’re broke, so we have to compromise.” ...“Shelter Island needs to be deer tick free,” Mrs. Shillingburg [chair of the Deer and Tick Committee] said. The current $68,000 budget line for 2012 is far too low ... Councilman Glenn Waddington, who is running for town supervisor, said he thought hunters would prefer having 60 4-posters in the field in 2012 and none in 2013, a plan that would allow them to hunt without any 4-posters anywhere in the down year.


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