The city council is holding a special meeting tonight, Wednesday, September 28, 2022. It was announced late Tuesday.
The agenda seems to be driven by the dredging contract for Milton Harbor. The meeting will be held in-person at Rye City Hall.
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.
Let’s check the batting order and highlights from the eight agenda items.
- Old Dredgeful Process. Resolution rejecting bid by H&L Contracting, LLC.
New Dredgeful Process. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to take all necessary steps to sign a contract with H&L Contracting, LLC. to dredge the Federal Channel in 2022 and to dredge the Milton Harbor in 2023 and to transfer money to the general fund to cover such contract costs. Roll Call.
Keep’in It Clean. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to take all necessary steps to sign a contract with Clean Earth to process and dispose of the Milton Harbor Dredge material in 2023. Roll Call.
Blasted! Resolution superseding the action taken on September 14, 2022 considering a four (4) month extension of the 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 and pursuant to Local Law No. 5 of 2022, adopting a resolution extending the moratorium for an additional four (4) months to expire on February 6, 2023.
- Read on the Green. Consideration of request from the Rye Free Reading Room to use the Village Green from 8 am – 6 pm for the Rye Children’s Book Festival on October 1, 2022.
Eat on the Green. Consideration of a request from the Rye Free Reading Room to have 4 food trucks at the Rye Children’s Book Festival on Haviland Lane by the Village Green on October 1, 2022 from 10am – 4pm.
The next regular meeting of the City Council will be held on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 6:30pm.