(PICTURE: Rye City Hall by local artist Heather Patterson)
The city council's agenda for its (SPECIAL!) meeting on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 is out.
The council will meet at 7:30pm in the City Council chambers. The Council will adjourn into Executive Session at 6:30pm 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 18 agenda items.
- Open Mic, a Crowd Favorite. Residents may be heard on matters for Council consideration that do not appear on the agenda.
- Choice. Public Hearing to consider a local law to establish a Community Choice Aggregation Program in the City of Rye.
Please note that due to a newspaper public notice delay the official public hearing will take place on November 7, 2018. Nonetheless, individuals who wish to speak are welcome on October 17, 2018
- Money, Honey. Report of the City’s financial position by the Deputy Comptroller.
- No Condos. Consideration to set a Public Hearing on November 7, 2018 to consider a local law to exercise our option under Real Property Tax Law Section 581 (1)(c).
- Taking a Ride.
- Consideration to set a Public Hearing on November 7, 2018 to consider a local law to allow the City of Rye to “piggyback” on other federal, state, and local contracts.
- Allocation. Consider a resolution to transfer $250,000 from Unassigned Fund balance to Capital Project Fund – general capital. Roll Call.
- eBay. Resolution to declare certain City of Rye IT equipment as surplus. Roll Call.
- Can You Pay Me Now? Consider a resolution to authorize the City Manager to sign a settlement with Verizon in the amount of $6,000 to cover the underpayment of utility user’s tax (“UUT”). Roll Call.
- Green for Disbrow. Consider donation of plantings to be placed on City property and authorization to enter City property to plant. Subject to insurance certificates approved by Corporation Counsel.
- H2O Data. Consider a resolution authorizing the City Manager to retain the services of Brown and Weinraub, PLLC to work with the City of Rye and the Village of Port Chester, SUEZ and the PSC to complete an agreement that would allow the release of water usage data. The cost total cost would not exceed $15,000 and will be split between the City of Rye and the Village of Port Chester. Roll Call.
The next regular meeting of the City Council will be held on Wednesday, November 7, 2018.
The Mayor and City Council have office hours in the Mayor’s Conference Room Annex at Rye City Hall, 1051 Boston Post Road. Attendance by the Mayor and Council Members will vary. 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.
Wednesdays 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.