(PICTURE: Rye City Hall by local artist Heather Patterson)
The city council's agenda for its meeting on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 is out.
The council will meet at 7:30pm in the City Council chambers. It is expected the city council will adjourn into Executive Session at the close of the regular meeting to discuss attorney-client privileged matters, personnel matters and labor negotiations.
Office Hours of the Mayor by appointment by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or contacting the City Manager’s Office at (914) 967-7404.
Let's check the batting order and highlights from the 19 agenda items.
- Dept of Civics. Presentation of an award to honor the Department of Public Works, City of Rye, New York with the Club Civic Improvement Commendation.
- The Money, Honey. Presentation on City Financials by Brendan K. Kennedy of the auditing firm of BST & Co, LLP.
- Open Mic. A crowd favorite. Residents may be heard on matters for Council consideration that do not appear on the agenda.
- Pinot Parking. Consideration of a resolution to establish a test pilot program to assess the effect of removing the "except Sunday" condition from certain locations subject to a 15-minute parking rule. The test pilot program would be limited to Forest Avenue in front of Playland Market and Griffin Wines. Such a pilot program would end on November 1, 2018 and be subject to renewal if the Council deems appropriate.
- Capital P. Staff update on proposed capital projects and Council discussion.
- Nickel-ed and Dime-d. Consideration to set a Public Hearing for August 8, 2018 to establish the 2019 budgeted fees and charges.
- Flush It. Consideration to set a Public Hearing for August 8, 2018 regarding a resolution in support of Chapter 433 of the laws of New York, 2013 regarding hydrant fees for Suez.
- Flush Again. Consideration of a resolution for Westchester Joint Water Works to transfer the hydrant fees.
- Royal Flush. Consider a resolution to authorize the City Manager to submit a WQIP grant application for funding for work related to studying the City’s sewer system and repairing necessary infrastructure.
- Paving the Way. Consideration to set a public hearing to amend Rye City Code Chapter 167 “Streets and Sidewalks” regarding repaving requirements after road openings and required deposits.
- Easy. Consideration to authorize the City Manager to execute an amended access easement for City owned infrastructure between the City of Rye and Rye Country Day School.
- Patronage. Appointments to Boards and Commissions, by the Mayor with Council approval.
There will be a special meeting of the City Council held on Thursday, July 26, 2018.
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