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Budget Talk, In Another Zone, The Lorax: Rye City Council Agenda for December 6, 2017

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

The city council's agenda for its meeting on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 is out.

There will be regular meeting held by the City Council of the City of Rye on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 in Council Chambers in City Hall at 7:30pm. 

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 17 agenda items.

  • Budget Talk. Mayor and Council amendments to the proposed 2018 City of Rye Budget. Roll Call.

  • Budget Hearing. Public Hearing on the proposed 2018 Budget.

  • Budget Tax Levy Override. Public Hearing to adopt a Local Law to override the State enacted tax levy limitation.

  • In Another Zone. Consideration to set a Public Hearing for December 20, 2017 to amend local law Chapter 197, “Zoning” of the Rye City Code by amending Section §197-3, “Zoning Map”, Subsection “a”, to change the zoning designation of a property at 280 Purchase Street from RA-2, Apartment, District to B-1, Neighborhood Business, District designation.

  • Parking Ticket. Consideration to set a Public Hearing for December 20, 2017 to amend local law Chapter 35, “Traffic Violations Bureau” of the Rye City Code by amending provisions related to the disposition of parking violations.

  • Open Mic. A crowd favorite. Residents may be heard on matters for Council consideration that do not appear on the agenda.

  • The Lorax. Resolution to transfer funds donated to the Branching out for Rye Campaign to the General Fund, Shade Tree cost center.
    Roll Call.

  • Boat for the Basin. Acceptance of the donation of a boat to the Rye Boat Basin Marina. Roll Call.

  • eBay. Resolution to declare certain equipment as surplus. Roll Call.

The next regular meeting of the City Council will be held on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 7:30pm.


  1. Only in Rye can there be the need to jam taxes to the moon 3 x the national inflation rate as same time we will lose our SALT deduction

    No you fools . Its time to realize the game of running highest taxes in USA is up . Its time for Rye’s new mayor to take a stand and come up with ways to live within our means even if that means a Democrat mayor calling out a Democrat governor who has imposed unrealistic funding obligations on NY cities

    If Rye & New York as a whole cannot get its out of control spending under control , you will see the continued flight of people with wealth ( as well as companies ) til the state goes bankrupt like Illinois and Connecticut are on the path to

  2. Did Angry Mack Cunningham admit to not paying for parking in Rye? Angry Mack is also very hard to follow. He has trouble stringing a coherent sentence together and works himself up until he is out of breath. Poor Angry Mack. Nobody listens to him anymore. He needs to calm down!

  3. Jeez. As much as Sack was a major disappointment as Mayor, Mack Cunningham is nothing but a nasty gadfly! Too bad Mack has gotten his hooks into Hurd and Epstein. They would be wise to ignore him…

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