04/07/15 7:00am
04/07/2015 7:00 AM
(L-R) Greenport Village Trustee Doug Roberts, Trustee and Deputy Mayor Jack Martilotta and Mayor George Hubbard recite the pledge of allegiance at Monday's meeting (Credit: Paul Squire).

From left, Greenport Village Trustee Doug Roberts, deputy mayor Jack Martilotta and Mayor George Hubbard at Monday’s reorganizational meeting. (Credit: Paul Squire)

Two new Greenport Village trustees were sworn in Monday night.

And it didn’t take long for them to buck from the norm.

After winning the March 18 election, Trustees Doug Roberts and Jack Martilotta, along with Mayor George Hubbard, officially took their seats at the Village Board dais during the annual reorganizational meeting Monday night.

But when it came time to appoint village administrators, Mr. Martilotta — who was named deputy mayor by Mr. Hubbard at the meeting — and Mr. Roberts both voted against rehiring village attorney Joseph Prokop. The pair later abstained from voting to reappoint the village clerk Sylvia Pirillo.

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05/21/14 8:45am
05/21/2014 8:45 AM
Joseph Prokop (pictured on the far left) will continue to provide legal advice to the village. (file photo)

Joseph Prokop (pictured on the far left) will continue to provide legal advice to the village. (file photo)

Joseph Prokop is staying on as Greenport Village’s attorney.

The village board renewed Mr. Prokop’s contract to provide legal advice at the same rate of his previous agreement: $175 an hour, as needed. (more…)