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Moor, Sit Down, Pledge, Showcase: Items on the Rye City Council Agenda for Wednesday, April 11, 2018

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

The city council's agenda for its meeting on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 is out.

There will be regular meeting held by the City Council of the City of Rye on Wednesday, April 11, 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 discuss attorney-client privileged matters, personal matters and labor negotiations.

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 14 agenda items.

  • Moor. Continuation of the Public Hearing to amend local law Chapter 64, “Boats and Harbors” of the Rye City Code by amending provisions related to moorings.
  • Sit Down. Public Hearing to amend Chapter 197, “Zoning”, Article VIII “Tables of Regulations: Table B Business Districts-Use Regulations Column 3 Permitted Accessory Uses” to amend the notification requirements related to Seasonal Outdoor Customer Seating Annual Permits.
  • Open Mic. A crowd favorite. Residents may be heard on matters for Council consideration that do not appear on the agenda.
  • School Parking. Consideration to set a Public Hearing for April 25, 2018 to amend local law Chapter 191, Vehicles and Traffic, of the Rye City Code, Section 191-21, “No parking, standing or stopping”, to prohibit parking on the west side of Coolidge Drive from Osborn Road to Harding Drive. Section 191-20.F, “Four-hour limit between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., except on Saturday and Sundays”, by adding the following: Osborn Road – northernmost access drive to Osborn School to Theall Road; Coolidge Avenue – east side from Harding Drive to Osborn Road; and Theall Road – west side from the southerly end of the dedicated parking lane to Osborn Road. 
  • Pledge. Consideration of a request by the Lustgarten Foundation Cancer Research Institute for use of city streets on Sunday, April 15, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for their annual Westchester Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk.
  • Showcase. Consideration of a request from Ms. Hogan to temporary amend parking on Milton Road and at snow field to accommodate the annual house tour on May 18, 2018.
  • Patronage. Appointments to Boards and Commissions, by the Mayor with Council approval.


The next regular meeting of the City Council will be held on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 7:30pm. A Joint Meeting of the City Council of the City of Rye and the Rye City School District Board of Education will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. in Rye City Hall.

The Mayor and City Council have office hours in the Mayor’s Conference Room Annex at Rye City Hall, 1051 Boston Post Road. The Mayor’s Conference Room Annex is located on the 1st floor of City Hall adjacent to the Council Chambers. Hours are as follows:

Mondays 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Councilwoman Danielle Tagger-Epstein & Councilwoman Julie Souza

Wednesdays 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Mayor Josh Cohn, Deputy Mayor Emily Hurd & Councilwoman Sara Goddard


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