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PORT CHESTER BOARD OF TRUSTEES. Town of Rye Justice Court, 350 N. Main St., Port Chester. 7 p.m. Draft Agenda: 1) Presentation by independent auditors on fiscal year ending 5/31/23 village audit. 2) Presentation by Desmond Land Use Consulting on three proposed sites for municipal parking structure(s) followed by a public workshop on parking. 3) Public comments. 4) Public hearing to consider adopting a local law that would amend the code re taxicabs relating to adjusting and establishing fares, authorizing charges for certain items to be placed by passengers in a cab and incorporating the use of GPS-enabled devices in taxicab operations. 5) Report of the village manager. 6) Awarding bid for sewer replacement project in the amount of $650,000 to MTS Infrastructure. 7) Budget amendment – capital project to repair bulkhead railing. 8) Directing the village attorney to work with the director of planning and development in preparing a local law that would amend the zoning code on a go-forward basis to establish the off-street parking ratio from 1.5 spaces per dwelling unit to 1.0 spaces per dwelling unit with a payment in lieu of $15,000 per unit. 9) Extending the time for the Form-Based Code Committee to complete their work to Feb. 29, 2024. 10) Directing the village attorney to prepare a local law that would impose a moratorium on site plan approvals in the CD-5, CD-6 and CD-6T districts pending the completion of the Form-based Code Committee’s report. 11) Removing Trustee Didden as development coordinator.

Village board approves sale of air rights to Neri Bakery

From one meeting to the next, a plan that has been kicking around for months changed substantially. In its final form, at a special meeting called before the village board’s regular meeting on Nov. 20, it met the approval of six out of seven board members but the vehement condemnation of the seventh.

Turkey Trot attracts 350, raises $11,000 for P.C. Schools

Under fair skies, the Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning attracted just over 350 participants and raised $8,000 for the Tamarack Tower Foundation which provides scholarships to Port Chester High School graduates, grants to teachers and other monetary benefits to the Port Chester public schools.

Government Meetings

PORT CHESTER FORM-BASED CODE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON CHARACTER DISTRICTS 5 & 6. Port Chester Senior Center, 220 Grace Church St., Port Chester. 6 p.m. One of a series of committee meetings to review and discuss the existing Character District 5 and 6 regulations and develop recommendations for presentation to the Board of Trustees for its consideration. Future meetings will be Dec. 6 and Dec. 13. Open to the public. To confirm location and for information, agenda, contact the Department of Planning & Economic Development at 914-937-6780 or [email protected]

P.C. opposes cell tower at I-95 exit onto Route 1

The New York State Thruway Authority is considering an application by AT&T to lease the right-of-way at the I-95 exit ramp onto the Boston Post Road abutting the Gateway Shopping Center to facilitate the erection of a telecommunications tower.

Government Meetings

RYE BROOK AIRPORT ADVISORY COUNCIL. Meeting Room, Village Hall, 938 King St., Rye Brook. 7 p.m. Regular monthly meeting. Open to the public. For information, agenda, call (914) 708-7242 or visit ryebrook.org

New owner breathes life into forgotten house

For so many years passersby gazed at the old white house on the hill at the intersection of Hawthorne Avenue, Irenhyl Avenue and North Ridge Street and wondered why such a beautiful historic structure was not maintained and occupied.

Probationary police officer removed by P.C. Board of Trustees in split vote

In an unprecedented move, at least over the last 40 years, the Port Chester Board of Trustees voted 4-2 with one abstention to remove a probationary police officer Monday night, Nov. 6, upon recommendation of the chief of police.

Government Meetings

RYE BROOK BOARD OF TRUSTEES. Meeting Room, Village Hall, 938 King St., Rye Brook. 7:30 p.m.: Public meeting. Draft agenda: 1) Public hearing on local law amending the village code re prohibiting parking on parts of Sleep Hollow Road and Lawridge Drive and corresponding resolution. 2) Considering the appointment of an assistant building inspector. 3) Considering a request for an extension/exemption from the village code re a seasonal leaf blower ban for The Arbors. 4) Considering a request for an extension/exemption from the village code re a seasonal leaf blower ban for BelleFair. ...

From Our Editor: Re-elect Zuckerman for Rye Town supervisor, elect Payan and Sellier for Rye Town Council

In the Rye Town election, the supervisor and two councilmember seats are up for grabs, and they are all contested. Voters will also re-elect longtime Tax Receiver Nicholas Mecca and longtime Justice Anthony Provenzano, both of whom are unopposed.

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