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Enviro Walk; Dredgeful Feeling: Rye City Council Agenda for Wednesday, October 18, 2023

(PHOTO: Dredging operations last Wednesday in Milton Harbor. 21,000 cubic yards of silt is being removed to clear the channel for navigation.)
(PHOTO: Dredgeful Feeling. Overview of 2023 Boat Basin and Channel Dredge – and – More Dredgeful Dollars. Consideration of a resolution to complete the funding mechanism for the Boat Basin Dredge Project. Photo shows the Milton Harbor channel dredge underway in November 2022.)

The city council’s agenda for its meeting at 6:30pm on Wednesday, October 18, 2023 is out. 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. The Council will convene at 5:30pm and will adjourn into Executive Session to discuss pending litigation, personnel matters and pending contracts.

Let’s check the batting order and highlights from the 17 agenda items.

  • Ida Didn’t Want Another But Got One Anyway. Flooding Update.
  • Enviro Walk. Consideration of a Resolution adopting a SEQR Negative Declaration and Finding of LWRP Coastal Consistency for the construction of new sidewalks on Forest and Manursing Avenues.
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    Sinking Feeling. Consideration of a resolution to establish the 2024 Budgeted Fees and Charges for the Boat Basin.

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    Fore Money. Consideration of a resolution to establish the 2024 Budgeted Fees and Charges for the Golf Club.

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    Dredgeful Feeling. Overview of 2023 Boat Basin and Channel Dredge.

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    More Dredgeful Dollars. Consideration of a resolution to complete the funding mechanism for the Boat Basin Dredge Project.

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    Taxing Situation. Continue the public hearing to amend Chapter 177 “Taxation”, Article III, “Senior Citizens Exemption” to alter the income calculation used to determine exemptions.

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    Another Taxing Situation. Continue the public hearing to amend Chapter 177 “Taxation”, Article VIII, “Exemption for Persons with Disabilities and Limited Incomes” to alter the income calculation used to determine exemptions.

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    Open Mic. Members of the public may be heard on matters for Council consideration that do not appear on the agenda.

  • Pink. Consideration of a request from SOUL RYEDERS for use of City streets on Sunday, May 19, 2024, from 7:30 am – 11:00 am for a half-marathon/5k fundraising event.
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    Red. Acknowledgement of Milena Jovanovic as a new Volunteer Fire Fighter.

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    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, November 8, 2023, at 6:30pm.

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