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Can You Hear Me Now?, Lights, Patronage: Agenda for Rye City Council on Wednesday, January 24, 2018

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

The city council's agenda for its meeting on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 is out.

There will be regular meeting held by the City Council of the City of Rye on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 in Council Chambers in City Hall at 7:30pm. The Council will convene at 6:30pm and will adjourn into Executive Session to discuss litigation.

Office Hours of the Mayor by appointment by emailing jcohn@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 nine (9) agenda items and Mayor Cohn's second meeting.

  • Open Mic. A crowd favorite. Residents may be heard on matters for Council consideration that do not appear on the agenda.
  • Can You Hear Me Now? Continuation of the Public Hearing to amend the Rye City Code: (a) local law Chapter 133, “Noise”, by amending Section §133-4, “Points and method for measuring intensity of sound” to regulate placement and noise of telecommunication devices; (b) local law Chapter 167,
    “Streets and Sidewalks”, to add a new 196, “Wireless Telecommunications Facilities”, by amending Sections §196-3 through §196-8, §196-14, §196-17, §196-18, and §196-22 to regulate wireless facilities and structures regarding size, visual impact and permit process. The City Council intends to close the public hearing and table the proposed laws at this time and do not intend to take any public comment.
  • Turn Off The Lights. Consideration to set a Public Hearing for February 7, 2018 to amend local law Chapter 176, “Energy Conservation”, of the Rye City Code by amending provisions related to the Sustainable Energy Loan Program in the City of Rye in accordance with Article 5-L of the General Municipal Law.
  • Patronage. Appointments to Boards and Commissions, by the Mayor with Council approval: A) One appointment to the Board of Ethics for a three-year term.; B) Three appointments to the Conservation Commission/Advisory Council for a three-year term; C) Two appointment to the Traffic & Pedestrian Safety Committee for a three-year term; D) Three appointments to the Planning Commission for a three-year term; Designation of the Chair of the Planning Commission by the Mayor.
  • Fundraiser. Consideration of a request by the Westchester County chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) to have a ribbon initiative in the Central Business District during the month of May 2017.

The next regular meeting of the City Council will be held on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 7:30pm.

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