In what’s being called a win-win for both parties, Suffolk County is poised to give up oversight of the Railroad Dock on Third Street and let Greenport Village deal directly with the Metropolitan Transit Authority, which owns the property.
Since the early 1980s, the county has acted as a middleman, leasing the dock space from the MTA and, in turn, subleasing it for the token fee of $1 a year to the village.
Under the current agreement, Greenport is responsible for day-to-day maintenance of the dock, while the county oversees long-term capital projects.
“It is a good move for both the county and for Greenport,” said Legislator Al Krupski (D-Cutchogue). “Over the years the county has just kept acquiring infrastructure...| read more ››