MONTAUK UNITED is a non-partisan, apolitical citizen action group dedicated to the supposition that strength and power can be obtained for Montauk residents through uniting as one. Through effective, mass organization, the people of Montauk can possess a powerful weapon in addressing and conquering the serious problems and issues that are negatively affecting our community. MONTAUK UNITED can grant the citizens of Montauk a far reaching united forum that will provide the recognition, respect and response, from the political institutions, that have the means of correction within their mandate. MONTAUK UNITED will provide Montauk’s citizenry the means to speak and act as one, but have the power of many, in terms of governmental communication, support and awareness.
Through effective and mass organization, the people of Montauk can possess a powerful weapon in addressing and conquering the very serious problems and issues that are negatively affecting our community.
A Main Street Montauk bar’s septic system explodes and gallons of human septic waste pours through the bathroom door, under the seats of patrons, out the door and across the sidewalk,,,,,, Montauk’s side walk. When confronted, an employee blithely states, “What can you do, the building was never designed for this crowd.”
Sixty-seven illegal gypsy cab U turns are clocked in a two hour period at the junction of Edgemere and Industrial Road.
A Montauk bar owner proudly proclaims, on national television, that while his gross sales are upwards of 10 million dollars a year he absolutely feels no legal or moral responsibility for the drunken activity ,behavior and social nuisance of his customers.
Montauk’s Fire, Rescue and EMT vehicles, on emergency calls, are consistently hindered and unable get through traffic jams caused by drunken revelers and gypsy cabs.
A prominent motel owner receives a letter, from a customer, who has rented a block of rooms for the past twenty years. The customer will no longer vacation in Montauk because he believes it to be unsafe after dark for his grand daughters.
The above are just a few of the many, many examples of public drunkenness, crime, outrageously bad behavior and generally intolerable mayhem that has been foisted on our community through greed, indifference and the contempt and abuse of the legal and moral values that are Montauk’s social foundation. It is time to fight back
MONTAUK UNITED provides Montauk residents with a far reaching united forum granting recognition, respect, and response from the political institutions which have the means for correction within their mandate. MONTAUK UNITED will provide us the means to speak and act as one, but have the power of many in terms of governmental communication, support and awareness.
A chairman and four director/editors constitute the policy making and philosophical direction of the organization. The directorship is composed of two male and two female Montauk property owners who are appointed and serve at the pleasure of the Chairman. All organizational policy, business, issue identification, and current and future campaign strategies are discussed and implemented via regular monthly meetings.
In order to better preserve, and protect the absolute independence, integrity, and principles of the Montauk United mission, all Directors serve in an anonymous capacity.