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RCL June 23, 2014 BOS Meeting Notes

HTML version for Civic News:   RCL BOS June 23, 2014 meeting notes 1. Recycling Committee introduces proposal for $2.00 per bag “pay-as-you-throw” program.  A number of residents question the proposal. 2. Selectmen approve acceptance by the Town of a donated conservation easement on a portion of the Retirement Community Development (“RCD”) to be constructed on [...]

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What will pass for Town Hall?

The existing plan moving forward is a new 6,000 two story building with an underground connector to the existing Town Hall.  The existing Town Hall will be renovated.  The entire Town Hall complex is estimated to be 12,000 square feet, with a preliminary budget of $3,800,000. We are spending $250K for this work, but will [...]

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Public Forum Discussion

The Public Forum Discussion is held the last Thursday of the month at the RPL and begins once the RCL Business meeting is closed. On June 26th these topics were discussed. – Pay as you Through discussion from the June 23rd BOS meeting – Town Hall Committee:  With the current 2 story building and square [...]

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Does the 511 Wallis Road Still Qualify as an RCD

511 Wallis RCD

Looking at all of the changes (variances, exceptions, waivers) and the current request to have all the units be much larger should this development still be considered an RCD?  Also bigger units implies more people and more traffic, what is the cumulative impact of this expanded development, Websters at Rye and all of the development [...]

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School Board June 5, 2014 Video Time stamps

Rye School Board Meeting 6/5/2014 Members attending S Marion, P Balboni, M Moody, and K Hillman Adminstrative/SAU staff and various teachers Topics indexed by time on tape Secretary’s report approval of public minutes. (min 1) Education Chief Barry  honor to be chosen as NAEP test site for Rye. (min 2) Association of Coastal Teachers contract [...]

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RCL June 9, 2014 Board of Selectmen notes

HTML for Civic News:  RyeBOSrclNotes060914revBfinal 1.     Regionalization to be considered for fire services. 2.     Permit for Zumba lessons on the beach denied. 3.     Selectmen deny lot un-merger request from the Tuttles. 4.     Selectmen vote to recommend a fixed bridge connecting Rye and New Castle, citing a $10 million savings. Please see the bottom of the town meeting minutes for [...]

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RCL June 4, 2014 ZBA Notes and time stamps

June 4th 2014 Meeting of ZBA Rye NH Time stamps below indicate highlights of the meeting members- Chair Jarvis, Clerk Dibble, members Crapo, Weathersbee, Hoyt. 0:08 1st case Toner 1296 Ocean Blvd Map 17.3 lot 65; remove non-conforming Building, build new; side setback 0’ 20’ needed; AC and generator 9.9’ proposed, generator 6.2’ wanted 20’ [...]

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RCL May 22, 2013 THC RLC notes

Rye Town Hall Committee on May 22, 2014 Members Present:  Victor Azzi, Priscilla Jenness, Paul Goldman, Beth Yeaton, Peter White, Lucy Neiman, Mae Bradshaw, Peter Kasnet Ex-Officio Members:  Mike Magnant Others Present:  Jason LaCombe and Anthony Mento, SMP Architecture 1.  Review Updated Plans SMP passed out a new schematic plan.  In the plan, the distance [...]

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RCL May 12th BOS Meeting notes

BOS MEETING 12 10 2012  HTML Version for the Civic News: 1.     Beach Permit issued to The Shack at Wallis Sands for stand-up paddleboard rentals.  More Detail 2.     Beach Permit application from Zumba lesson provider Viva La Dance tabled until the next meeting over concerns about noise levels.  More Detail 3.     Beach Permit for Summer Sessions modified to [...]

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RCL THC May 6th meeting

  Rye Town Hall Committee Meeting on May 6, 2014 Members Present:  Victor Azzi, Craig Musselman, Priscilla Jenness, Paul Goldman, Beth Yeaton, Peter White, Lucy Neiman, and Mae Bradshaw Ex-Officio Members:  Mike Magnant and Kim Reed Others Present:  Eric Paulson, Jason LaCombe, Anthony Mento, SMP Architecture From the Public:  Peter Crawford Review of the Progress [...]

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Opinion on Fire Chief – June 2014

Steven Borne asks: Since Chief Sullivan is retiring from Rye, before we hire a replacement the Town should engage in [...]

Opinion: June 2014 How much traffic is too much?

Resident Opinion (Note opinions are posted for residents are are not reviewed, discussed, approved or endorsed by the RCL). In [...]

RCL May 7th ZBA notes

May 2014 ZBA Meeting Members: chair Ray Jarvis, vice-chair Paul Goldman clerk Burt Dibble, Mr Mikolaites, Mr. Crapo, and alternate [...]

Preparing for Climate Change May 5th Handouts

May 5th Preparing for Climate Change handouts Organizational Groups:  Climate Change Groups Flow Chart June 16th Meeting Flyer:  Rye Preparing [...]

Route 1A and 1B Public Planning

Public Meeting Flyer:  NH1A-Community Meetings (1) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 8, 2014 Contact: Scott Bogle Rockingham Planning Commission 603-778-0885 [...]

Open Positions June 2014

Membership Vacancies: – Mosquito Commission – one   Click Here to learn more – Recycling Education – one – Rye [...]