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Look’in Good, No More, Slow It Down, No Billboards & More: Items on the Rye City Council Agenda for August 4, 2014

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(PICTURE: Rye City Hall by local artist Heather Patterson)

The city council's agenda for its meeting on Monday, August 4, 2014 is out.

There will be regular meeting held by the City Council of the City of Rye on August 4 (Monday, not Wednesday), 2014 in Council Chambers in City Hall at 7:30pm. The Council will convene at 7:00pm and it is expected they will adjourn into Executive Session to discuss collective bargaining. 

Office Hours of the Mayor by appointment by emailing jsack@ryeny.gov or contacting the City Manager’s Office at (914) 967-7404

Meetings are also aired on Cablevision Channel 75 and Verizon Channel 39. We'll also see you on the Internet (live and archive).

Let's check the batting order and highlights from the 21 agenda items.

  • Keep It Look'in Good. Presentation of the 2015-2019 Capital Improvements Program. 
  • Wrinkle City. 

    Continuation of the Public Hearing to change the zoning designation of County-owned 

    property located on Theodore Fremd Avenue and North Street to the RA-5 District to provide 

    for the construction of affordable senior housing. 

  • Thought We Said No More… 

    Public Hearing to amend local law Chapter 197, “Zoning”, of the Rye City Code by adding 

    Section 197-15, “Special Permit for Historic Preservation in the B-2 Central Business 

    District” to permit banks on the first floor of a building when certain conditions are met upon 

    approval of a Special Use Permit by the City Council. 

  • Slow It Down. 

    Public Hearing to amend local law Chapter 191, “Vehicles and Traffic”, of the Rye City 

    Code by amending Section §191-7, “Speed limits”, to lower the speed limit to 25 miles per 

    hour on select roads, including Stuyvesant Avenue, Van Wagenen Avenue, Forest Avenue, 

    Oakland Beach Avenue, and Milton Road, during the Pilot Study recommended by the 

    Traffic and Pedestrian Safety Committee. 

  • Sh*tty Conversation. 

    Discussion regarding Hen Island. 

  • No Billboards. 

    Consideration to set a Public Hearing to amend local law Chapter 165 , “Signs”, of the Rye 

    City Code by adding Section §165-10, “Regulation of banners”, to establish regulations for 

    banners on City owned ball field fences and utility poles on City property. 

  • Open Mic. A Crowd Favorite. Residents may be heard on matters for Council consideration that do not appear on the agenda.
  • Norma Rae. 

    Resolution to approve a Memorandum of Agreement between the City of Rye and the Rye 

    CSEA Local 1000 Department of Public Works Unit. Roll Call. 

  • Paying for the Future. 

    Adoption of the 2014/2015 tax levy and tax rate for the Rye Neck Union Free School District. Roll Call. 

  • Paying for a Truck. 

    Bid Award for the Peterbilt Truck Modification Bidding Specifications (Bid #2-14). Roll Call. 

  • Boo! A Great Rye Tradition. 

    Consideration of request for permission to close a section of Purchase Street for the 62nd 

    annual celebration of the Halloween Window Painting Contest.

The next regular meeting of the City Council will be held on Wednesday, September 10, 2014.


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