Recap: Greenport Village Board holds public hearing on Exxon Mobil land deal

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05/29/2012 6:00 PM |

KATHARINE SCHROEDER PHOTO | A view of Exxon Mobil's property in Greenport Village. The oil company plans to donate the land to the Peconic Land Trust.

The Greenport Village Board held its meeting tonight at the Third Street firehouse.

The Village Board held a public hearing to discuss a Exxon Mobil’s conservation easement application.

Last month, trustee Chris Kempner and some local residents expressed concern over a pending land deal between Exxon Mobil, Inc. and the Peconic Land Trust.

In March, the trust agreed to accept a donation from Exxon Mobil of 2.6 acres fronting Greenport Harbor. The surplus land, valued at $1.4 million, will be left untouched for passive recreation.

Click on the blog below for a recap and scroll down to view the complete agenda.

Greenport Village Board meeting, May 29, 2012