The Greenport Village Board appointed some new members to its Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals and also discussed some of its priorities for the coming fiscal year during its organizational meeting last Thursday at the Old Schoolhouse. READ
The new owners of Claudio’s got a “fast-tracked” approval of their wetlands permit at Thursday’s Greenport Village Board meeting, as officials expressed concern over the disruption the work could cause for other businesses if Claudio’s doesn’t complete construction by Memorial Day. READ
A seemingly innocuous application to raise a home that sits in a flood zone turned into a debate last Thursday about frequently submerged cesspools located in that area and the harm they may be doing to the aquifer. READ
More than 80 minutes into a Greenport Village candidate forum Monday night at Floyd Memorial Library, a resident prefaced a question by saying: “I wish we had four spots for trustee.”
The standing-room-only audience applauded. It was easy to see why. READ
The four candidates vying for two seats on the Greenport Village Board introduced themselves and answered questions from the public at a candidate forum Monday night at Floyd Memorial Library. (more…)
Before voting last Thursday to approve a wetlands permit application for 204 Carpenter St., the Greenport Village Board debated whether to require contractor Costello Marine to file a performance bond with the village. READ
The Greenport Village Board formally approved a measure to establish a 72-hour time limit for parking at the Fourth Street parking lot. READ
Greenport Village appears to be on the verge of having a dog run on Moores Lane. (more…)
The New York State Department of Transportation has approved Greenport Village’s request for a lowering of the speed limit on a section of Main Road.
The DOT’s regional traffic engineer, M.T. Vijayendran, notified village attorney Joseph Prokop of the decision in a Jan. 30 letter. READ
Greenport Village will see a contested election this year as two newcomers and one incumbent battle for two trustee positions.
Lily Dougherty-Johnson and Cindy Pease Roe announced plans to run alongside incumbent Jack Martilotta, whose four-year term on the Greenport Village Board expires this March. Both Ms. Dougherty-Johnson and Ms. Pease Roe said they’re collecting 50 signatures from village residents to meet the requirement to run. READ