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Blasted!; Coming Out of Retirement & More: Rye City Council Agenda for April 6, 2022

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

UPDATED 12pm Wednesday: The City Council meeting for tonight (April 6, 2022) has been moved to 7:00 pm. Please note that the public hearing for the Osborn Zoning Petition is being adjourned until May 25, 2022. No public comments will be taken this evening on the matter.

The city council’s agenda for its meeting at 6:30pm on Wednesday, April 6, 2022 is out. The meeting is on Zoom (not in person).

The Council will convene at 5:30pm for executive session (not open to the public) to discuss pending litigation, personnel matters and pending contracts. The meeting will also be aired on Cablevision Channel 75 and Verizon Channel 39. We’ll also see you on the Internet (live and archive).

Formal office hours of the Mayor and other officials have been suspended.

Residents may email comments regarding the public hearing to: publichearingcomments@ryeny.gov. All comments must be received by 4:15 pm on the day of the meeting. The subject of the email should reference the hearing topic. Please include your name and address.


Or phone: (646) 558-8656 or (301) 715-8592 or (312) 626-6799 Webinar ID: 872 5735 6475 Password: 343973

Let’s check the batting order and highlights from the 20 agenda items.

  • Ida Don’t Want That to Happen Again. Post Ida Storm Update.
  • Green Energy. Westchester Power Update and Renewal.
  • Green Plants. Presentation by The Rye Garden Club regarding the Square House beautification project.
  • Blasted! Open the public hearing to adopt a six-month moratorium in the City of Rye temporarily limiting the approval of any new mechanical rock removal, drilling or boring application to fifteen (15) calendar days and prohibiting the review, processing or approval of any blasting applications for the duration of this moratorium.
  • Coming Out of Retirement. Continue the public hearing for consideration of a petition from The Miriam Osborn Memorial Home to amend the text of the City of Rye Zoning Code Association to create new use and development standards for “Senior Living Facilities” in the R-2 Zoning District.
  • Y! Consideration of a new Home Rule Resolution to create a new parking district at Mead Place.
  • Open Mic. Residents may be heard on matters for Council consideration that do not appear on the agenda.
  • Church & State. Resolution authorizing City Manager to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement with Christ Church to allow Rye Recreation to host Kiddy Camp in its facility for the summer of 2022.
  • More Church & State. Resolution authorizing City Manager to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement with the Resurrection School to allow Rye Recreation to host Day Camp in its facility for the summer of 2022.
  • Taxing. Adoption of the 2022 County property tax rates.
  • Taxing. Authorize payment of the balance of the 2021/2022 Rye Neck Union Free School District taxes collected by the City to the School District.
  • eBay. Resolution to declare certain City equipment as surplus.
  • Greenway? Playland Parkway Beautification Resolution
  • 911 for EMS. Resolution supporting the proposed statute that would amend the general municipal law, the civil service law, the retirement and social security law and the public health law in relation to emergency medical services.
  • Book It! Consideration of a request from the Rye Free Reading Room (RFRR) to use the Village Green for various events such as outdoor Wiggle Giggle, family story times, classical musical concerts, and other common library programs on various days from May 1, 2022 – October 31, 2022. RFRR will coordinate with City staff to ensure there is not interference with maintenance of the Village Green.
  • On Sale, On Sidewalk. Consideration of a request by the Rye Chamber of Commerce for the use of City streets for the Annual Sidewalk Sale to be held on Thursday, July 21, 2022 through Saturday, July 23, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The next regular meeting of the City Council will be held on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at 6:30 p.m.


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