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Annual Square House Meeting – Pomp, Ben Franklin, Smoke Shop & Patronage: Items on the Rye City Council Agenda for May 6, 2015

ADDED: Tax the Marriott Courtyard: Item # 7A: Home Rule Resolution supporting 7265(Otis)/S5072(Latimer) extension of the City of Rye Hotel Occupancy Tax.

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

The city council's agenda for its meeting on Wednesday, May, 2015 is out.

There will be regular meeting held by the City Council of the City of Rye on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at the Square House at 7:30pm. The meeting will move from the Square House to Council Chambers in City Hall at approximately 8:45pm.

If you go to one city council meeting a year, go to this one… past, current and future Rye leaders show up.

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 13 agenda items.

  • Ben Franklin. The unveiling of Mile Marker 26.
  • Smoke Shop History. Public Hearing to amend local law Chapter 177, “Taxation”, Article XII, “Exemption for Historic Districts” by adding Section §177-82, “Historic Districts”, to designate portions of downtown Rye as one historic district to allow property owners to apply for the real property tax exemption.
  • Open Mic. A crowd favorite. Residents may be heard on matters for Council consideration that do not appear on the agenda.
  • Plugging the Leak. One appointment to the Boat Basin Commission, by the Council, to fill a term expiring on January 1, 2016.
  • 911. Resolution ratifying the appointment of one member to the Emergency Medical Services Committee for a three-year term expiring on June 30, 2017.

The next regular meeting of the City Council will be held on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 7:30pm.


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