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NRCoNA Meetings 2019

    Jan 24, 2019
    Feb 28, 2019
    Mar 28, 2019
    May 9, 2019
    May 23, 2019
    Jun 27, 2019
    Sep 26, 2019
    Oct 24, 2019
    Dec 5, 2019

City Council and City Boards meetings, Public Hearings, and Citizens to be Heard (view live and on video)

Calendar of Events (meeting dates, times, and agendas)

City Council
    Working Session
        2nd Tuesday @ 3:45 pm
    Legislative Session
        3rd Tuesday @ 7:00 pm

Civil Service Commission
    3rd Wednesday @ 3:00 pm

Historical Landmark Review Board
    2nd Wednesday @ 7:30 pm

Industrial Development Agency/Corporation for Local Development
    4th Thursday @ 5:30 pm

Municipal Arts Commission
    1st Wednesday @ 6:00 pm

Planning Board Meetings
    4th Tuesday @ 7:00 pm

Zoning Board Meetings
    1st Tuesday @ 7:00 pm

Citizens To Be Heard
    2nd Tuesday @ 7:30 pm

Public Hearings - when noticed

CSDNR Board of Education

NRPL Board of Trustees

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OF BUDGETS AND CANDIDATES!

On Thursday night, May 9, 2019, the New Rochelle Confederation of Neighborhood Associations and the New Rochelle Citizens Reform Club will host their annual "Of Budgets and Candidates" meeting. We have invited Thomas Ryan, Interim Assistant Superintendent for Business and Administration of the New Rochelle City School District(CSDNR), to present the proposed CSDNR budget for 2019-2020 and Thomas Geoffino, Director of the New Rochelle Public Library (NRPL), to present the proposed NRPL budget for 2019-2020. For an advance copy of the proposed 2019-2020 CSDNR budget, click https://www.nred.org/. For a copy of the proposed 2019-2020 NRPL budget, click http://nrpl.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2019-2020-BUDGET-for-vote.pdf.

Candidates, who are vying for a seat on the CSDNR Board of Education and the NRPL Board of Trustees, are also invited to attend. Candidates will have the opportunity to mingle and speak personally with voters, and each candidate will have 5-10 minutes to speak about his/her qualifications, backgrounds, philosophies, objectives, and agendas for seeking office. Please RSVP to nrcona@gmail.com so that we can better plan the timing of the evening's events.

The meeting is scheduled for 7:00 pm in the 2nd floor Meeting Room of the American Legion Hall, 112 North Ave, New Rochelle, NY. Parking is available on site or across the street in the Mormon Church parking lot.

NEW ROCHELLE CITY BUDGET PRESENTATION

On Thursday night, December 6, 2018, the New Rochelle Confederation of Neighborhood Associations and the New Rochelle Citizens Reform Club will host Charles B. Strome III, the New Rochelle City Manager, to present highlights of the New Rochelle City Budget for 2019. For a copy of the proposed budget, go to New Rochelle City Budget for 2019. PLEASE NOTE: A Public Hearing on the proposed City budget for 2019 will be held on Tuesday, December 4, at 7:00 pm, in the Council Chambers, City Hall, 515 North Avenue, New Rochelle, New York. If you have further questions, please email, Mr. Strome at cstrome@newrochelleny.com.

NEW RO SNOW ANGEL PROGRAM

New Ro Snow Angels is now taking applications from strong, able-bodied young people, say, 14-34 years of age, who are willing to volunteer their time to shovel snow from steps and sidewalks for older or disabled persons who cannot. New Ro Snow Angels is also taking applications from older or disabled persons who cannot shovel snow and would like the assistance of someone who will volunteer to clear it. Please call Councilman Jared Rice at (914) 469-4313 or NRCoNA Co-Chair Joyce Furfero at (914) 325-5230 or email us at newrosnowangels@gmail.com for more information. Join us on Facebook, New Ro Snow Angels, or tweet us @NewRoSnowAngels. To tweet about us, use hashtag #NewRoSnowAngels.

NRCoNA MEETINGS

NRCoNA meets each month (except July and August). In November/December, NRCoNA co-sponsors a joint meeting with the New Rochelle Citizens Reform Club for the purpose of hearing about the proposed New Rochelle City Budget. The April or May meeting (depending on timing) is also co-sponsored with the New Rochelle Citizen Reform Club for the purpose of hearing about the proposed school and library budgets and hearing from the candidates for School Board and Library Board. The Annual Meeting is held in May, at which time, officers for the following year, July 1 through June 30, are elected.

Agendas and locations for the meetings are posted in the left-hand menu. If you have an item for an agenda, please contact me by phone at (914) 325-5230 or by email at drfurfero@drfurfero.com.

The Confederation is looking to hold meetings in different parts of New Rochelle. If you know of a venue, please contact me ASAP by phone or by email.

I look forward to seeing you at one of our meetings.

Joyce Furfero, Co-Chair
www.nrcona.org


The
Confederation
News Watch
Echo Bay
Letter to City Council, re: Rutgers Study, 8/1/13
Letter to City Council, re: Rutgers Study, 8/2/13
Letter to City Council, re: FEIS, 7/23/13
Letter to City Council, re: Change in use mix, 7/23/13
Letter to City Council, re: Change in dimensions and density of building, 7/23/13
Letter to Planning Board, re: Change in use mix, 7/23/13

Cabarets
Letter to City Council, 7/8/13
Letter to City Council, 11/11/12
Letter to City Council, 10/10/12
Letter to City Council, 9/11/12

Deli Variances
Letter to Zoning Board, 4/3/12 add.
Letter to Zoning Board, 4/3/12
Letter to Zoning Board, 3/6/12
Letter to City Council, 2/14/12

Chickens
Letter to City Council, 3/13/12

Sustainable Budgets
Budget Suggestions

EnvisioNR
Interactive Website
Comprehensive Plan

Protect Yourself
11 Pointers from NRPD

Garbage Fee
Questions and Answers

David's Island
Task Force Report

Dunkin' Donuts Variance
Letter to City Council, 10/10/11

Town Hall Meetings
Letter to City Council, 9/26/11

Iona Dormitory Issues
City Agreement with Iona
Planning Comm. Members
NRCoNA Resolution Opposing Proposed Dorm

Redistricting
Approved Plan and Opinion Letter

Traffic Issues
Michael Briska
New Rochelle Traffic Engr.
914-654-2135

Water Pressure Issues
United Water Co.
2525 Palmer Avenue
New Rochelle, NY 10801
For complaints and service, call (914) 632-6900

Environmental Issues
Letter, Jun 01, 2010
GreeNR Draft Sustainability Plan
New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE)
Hazard Mitigation Plan (Draft)
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