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Rye Clean Water Information

RCL Clean Water Document:  Clean Water Information RCL Sept 5, 2017 Table of State PFC levels:  State by State PFC limits August 23rd Presentation – Coakley Landfill and Pediatric Cancer Aquarion wells in N. Hampton & Hampton

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Rye Master Plan 2017 Updates Discussion

Our Master Plan is the Public’s guide for what happens in Rye.  With over $1.8 billion in assessed value, is a massive shared asset that we should all be willing to invest our time and taxes to assure this document is a good as possible (ideally best in class).  Unfortunately or town leadership has a […]

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RCL Support for Property Assemsment

Open this document:  RCL Property Assesment Support July 2017

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RCL Discussion Topics

Here are the different topics for discussion.   We have started with some information and opinion “not right or wrong”, just opinions and some information to get discussions going.   We will start with a manual process of attempting to communicate to specific people who let us know they would like more information when a […]

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RCL School Feasibility 30 Aug. 2017 Meeting

For the Civic News:  RyeSchoolFeasibility083117revBfinal Anecdotal data from two realtors reveals that only thirty percent of Rye properties are being sold to families with children. More Detail Rye Junior High School enrollment, as of the start of the 2017-2018 school year is 134, 12 fewer than projected in the budget. The sixth grade class is […]

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Request to Budget Committee August 17, 2017

New Budget Committee Name

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Dow Lane Safety Concerns

Most recent BOS letter:  Dow Lane Sept 5 letter to BOS Dow Lane Neighbors petition and letter – Provides the rational:  Dow Lane Resident BOS Letter 28 Aug 17   Letter from the Police Chief:  Dow Lane Police Chief Letter 25 Aug 17 Click Here to see comments at the 28 August 2017 BOS meeting BOS […]

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RCL Notes of August 28, 2017 Board of Selectmen meeting

File for Civic News:  RyeBOSrclNotes082817revBfinal The new Fire Chief, Mark Cotreau, was introduced. More Detail A doctor or registered nurse is being sought to serve on the Seacoast Cancer Cluster Investigation Commission, formed by State legislation.  Apply prior to the next Board of Selectmen meeting on September 11. More Detail The Town will continue to […]

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“The Last Run” September 13th RPL Book discussion

Rye resident Steve Clarkson Discusses his recent book, “The Last Run” Wednesday, September 13 6:30 pm at the Rye Public Library ABOUT THE BOOK: Prohibition in the 1920s is often recalled as a big-city phenomenon-speakeasies, bootlegging mobsters, the flaunting of the constitutional edict by the urban wealthy, and the tragic plight of the cities’ poor. […]

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Heritage Commision – Fall Foliage Tour October 2nd

 Monday October 2nd from 6 to 8pm aboard the Thomas Leighton, rain or shine, up river- Great Bay cruise, $25 per person,  to benefit Rye Heritage Commission in its efforts to preserve Rye’s historic buildings Refreshments can be purchased on board Further publicity will soon be made public For more info call Bev at  603 […]

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RCL Notes of School Building Feasibility August 3, 2017

RyeSchoolFeasibility080317revBfinal Enrollment at the two schools is now 431, compared to a capacity of 400 students at Rye Elementary School, and 280 students at Rye Junior High School. Between 2011 and 2019, there is projected to be a decline of 156 students at the two schools, or about 30 percent. While live birth data has […]

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RCL Board of Selectmen August 14, 2017 notes

File for civic news:  RyeBOSrclNotes081417revCfinal An abutter of the Wentworth-by-the-Sea Country Club expressed multiple complaints, and said that the Chairman of the Planning Board should be replaced because of his behavior at a recent Planning Board meeting. Selectman Musselman chose not to provide any information about the acquisition on the agenda for the non-public session […]

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Rye Aquarion Well 5A Water Protection

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File to open:  Well 5 A — RCL August 2017 dw Aquarion customers in the Jenness Beach and Rye Beach […]

RCL July 10, 2017 BOS Notes

File for the Civic News:  RyeBOSrclNotes071017revC   Town Hall employees will be receiving training in conflict resolution. More Detail The […]

RCL notes of July 24, 2017 BOS meeting

File for the Civic News:  RyeBOSrclNotes072417revB The State will hold a meeting on the scaled-down Jenness Beach Bathhouse on August […]

Conservation Commission July 20, 2017 RCL Notes

Detail 0:00 elapsed.  Meeting opened and vote to go into non-public session on Acquisition. 1:54 elapsed:  Wetland application, 300 Pioneer […]

Supporting Documents for the August Civic News

RCL ROP Letter 7-28-14 ROP discussion in PB Meeting Notes RCL Property Assessment Support July 2017 Well 5 A — […]

Historic Rye Beach: An Illustrated Talk  August 10th 6:30pm RPL

 Historic Rye Beach: An Illustrated Talk  by RHS researcher Jen King. with Audience Participation Thursday August 10, 6:30 PM Rye […]