On March 19th, the
Council on Environmental Quality approved a dog park at Coindre Hall, as proposed by
Legislator Jon Cooper! The decision, by a strong 6-3 majority, represents the first
of three key steps needed to create a dog park at Coindre Hall.
The dog park, which was described by Leg. Cooper at H-DOG’s Feb. 6th
meeting, would cover 1-1/2 acres near the foot of the Coindre Hall property. (For
the article on our Feb. 6th meeting, click
The CEQ’s decision came after an intense discussion that featured our arch opponent
Legislator Ginny Fields (D-Oakdale) making a last ditch attempt to bury the dog park
under a full-scale environmental review. Fortunately, cooler heads led by Legislator
Cooper and CEQ member Lance Mallamo prevailed!
you want to find out more about the decision and what you can do to make the dog
park at Coindre Hall a reality, come to our next H-DOG meeting on Thursday, April 3rd
at the Huntington Town Library! We’ll have the inside scoop on the CEQ decision and
we’ll be mapping out our strategy for getting our dog park passed by the Suffolk