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RCL Discussion of Town Challenges

At the Public Forum discussion (starts when the RCL meeting closes), there was a discussion about the many challenges facing Rye and the pace of action and progress.  THIS IS FROM THE PUBLIC DISCUSSION and NOT the RCL. Standing on the sidelines and hoping our elected and appointed officials take action is not enough.  For […]

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RCL Discussion: Fire Department Consolidation

At the March 28th BOS meeting, the BOS discussed the proposed plan to merge the Rye Fire Department with Portsmouth. Here is the draft proposal:  DraftPortsmouthFireChiefAgmt032816

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RCL Rye Tavern Conversations 2016

2016 Rye Tavern Conversations Host Overview Goal:  To get residents having discussions prior to the Town election on March 8th at local “Rye Tavern Conversation” events/parties.  Flyer: RCL Rye Tavern Conversations 2016 Hosts When:  Anytime the last three weeks of February (after the Primary) and the first week of March (up to March 8th). Hosts:  A […]

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RCL Discussion: Is the Planning Department and Boards Communicating Effectively?

For the South Road Development, the RCL asked that documentation be put online and at the Library so people could review before the Public Hearing.  The Planning Administrator’s response was that people could go to Town Hall M-F 8am to 5pm.  She also said for Zoning Amendments they could read the information in the glass […]

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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 Discussions: Management of our Beaches

This text is to promote  discussion.   This is starting  information, please remember that opinions are “not right or wrong”, just opinions and information to get discussions going.   2015 Beach Report:  Click Here The issues are complex and Rye now has a Selectmen’s Committee to Manage the beaches. The first discussion point needs to be, […]

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RCL Discussion: Rye Schools

This text is to promote  discussion.   This is starting  information, please remember that opinions are “not right or wrong”, just opinions and information to get discussions going.   While there can be many points of discussion about our schools, Rye Schools have had an excellent reputation and that has helped with property values. We can […]

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RCL Discussion: Protecting the Character of Rye

This text is to promote  discussion.   This is starting  information, please remember that opinions are “not right or wrong”, just opinions and information to get discussions going.   Our most valuable asset is the Character of Rye and our coast line. What do you think the right level of “investment” Rye should be making to […]

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RCL Discussion: Town Assesing

This text is to promote  discussion.   This is starting  information, please remember that opinions are “not right or wrong”, just opinions and information to get discussions going.   Rye just fired our Town Assessor after about a year on the job. From April 2014 to April 2015, a period where we did not re-asses property […]

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RCL Discussion: Town Facilities Planning (Town Hall, etc..)

RCL Memo to BOS for Facilities Planning:  RCL Memo Facilities Master Planning 23 Sep 16 BOS Updated RCL Facilities Information September 2016:  Town Hall Information for Facilities Planning September 2016 Transfer Station Concept Diagram:  Transfer Station Conceptual Site Plan 2014-12-30 BOS Design/Build Document from September 26, 2016 BOS meeting:  THspaceAnalysisForDesignBuild092616 SMP 2014 Existing Building Study: […]

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Fundraising & Planning for Plan NH Charrette, a community-wide discussion

Click Here to Donate Our Fundraising goal is $7,500. We currently have raised $7,100. Less funds are thanks to meals […]

Most Current Rye Civic News

Rye Civic News January 2019 from the RCL Rye Civic News December 2018 from the RCL Rye Civic News November […]

Rye Clean Water Information

November 2018 Parsons Creek monitoring data: Click Here Slides for November 8th Water in Rye: Water in Rye Presentation Final 8 […]

Files for May 2019 Civic News

RWD 2019 Budget Comparison

RWD 2019 Budget Growth

RWD 2019 Reserve and Trust Table

RWD Reserves and Trust

Rye After School Program Help Needed

Rye After School Program Help Needed

RYE RECREATION AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM PART-TIME POSITIONS COUNSELORS: 2:15 – 6:00 p.m., M-F 1-5 days a week Rye School District […]

April 2019 Civic News Files

RCL Land Use Regulations Update Summary March 2019

LPR Public Meeting (Master Plan) and (Land Development Regulations) updates Summary:  Beginning in October 2018, the LPR committee has been […]