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SAVE WATER!, Bondage, Big Poles, Captains for Hire?: Items on the Rye City Council Agenda for Wednesday, October 5, 2016

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

The city council's agenda for its meeting on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 is out.

There will be regular meeting held by the City Council of the City of Rye on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 in Council Chambers in City Hall at 7:30pm. The Council will convene at 6:30pm and will adjourn into executive session to discuss attorney client matters. The meeting will be preceded by a Presentation beginning at 7:00 p.m. on the New York Rising Reconstruction Program projects.

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 22 agenda items.

  • H2O. Presentation from representatives of the Suez and Aquarion Water Companies.
  • Don't Water Your Lawn. Consideration to set a Public Hearing to amend local law Chapter 194, “Water”, of the Rye City Code by amending Section §194-1, “Conservation in times of emergency”, to give the City Manager the authority to declare conservation in times of water emergency.
  • Water Emergency. Resolution to declare a Water Emergency in the City of Rye regarding current water supply conditions as recommended by the Suez and Aquarion Water Companies.
  • Bondage. Continuation of the Public Hearing to amend local law Article 21, “Financial Procedures”, Section §C21-9, “Bond Resolutions”, of the Charter of the Rye City Code, to revise the City’s discretionary debt limit.
  • Big Pole Hearing. Continuation of the Public Hearing regarding the request submitted by Crown Castle to amend their agreement with the City and for the installation of additional locations to their existing wireless telecommunications located in the City of Rye.
  • More Fields? Authorization for the City Manager to enter into an agreement with Woodard & Curran for field investigations and site characterization to support property acquisition and future development plans for the New York Thruway property.
  • Bean Counter Schedule. Summary of the 2017 Budget Process and Consideration of setting the 2017 Budget Workshop schedule.
  • Open Mic. A crowd favorite. Residents may be heard on matters for Council consideration that do not appear on the agenda.
  • Captain for Hire? Resolution to amend the Boat Basin Commission By-Laws to allow permitting to commercial boats subject to the approval of the Boat Basin Supervisor and the Boat Basin Commission.
  • eBay. Resolution to declare certain City of Rye equipment as surplus. Roll Call.
  • 5K. Consideration of a request by the New York Rangers for use of city streets on Saturday, November 19, 2016 from 6:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for a 5K Race to benefit the Garden of Dreams Foundation and Northwell Health.
  • Run Off the Bird. Consideration of a request by the Recreation Department to hold their 40th annual Turkey Run on Saturday, November 26, 2016 during Thanksgiving Weekend.
  • Kiss. Consideration of a request by the Rye Merchants Association to close a portion of Purchase Street on Sunday, November 27, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for the Mistletoe Magic event.

The next regular meeting of the City Council will be held on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 7:30pm.

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