Archive | Opinion Pieces RSS feed for this section

Opinion: Recent Developments in Rye

If you live near property that could be developed, you should be concerned about what has transpired over the last year or so. Additionally, builders bring in experts.  Residents rely on the Master Plan, the Planning Board, and the Town to do what is best for the residents. Foyes Corner: –          How would you feel […]

Read More 1 Comment

RCL Master Plan Overview

One key question is:  What are the resources required to maintain the Master Plan the right way? The town needs to first agree on what the right way is for Rye.   How the 2013 updates were made, communicated and the involvement of the public leave much room for improvement. Examples from 2013: – The […]

Read More 1 Comment

What will pass for Town Hall?

Please try to attend the August 5th Presentation at the Rye Public Safety Building at 6:30pm 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 […]

Read More 0 Comments

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 […]

Read More 3 Comments

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 discussions with New Castle, N. Hampton, Portsmouth and Greenland about how much coverage the area needs for man-power, equipment and administration.  I would like to see ven diagrams of the coverage for the different equipment […]

Read More 0 Comments

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 this LTE (click here) on Webster at Rye, Steven Borne asks if the Town needs to establish what too much traffic is on our main corridors, such as Washington/Wallis/Sagamore.   At the May 7th ZBA meeting the […]

Read More 0 Comments

Opinion Letter about Conservation Bond

This is a letter that the RCL was requested to post.  We have and will continue to post opinion pieces from residents.  Please see the table at the bottom of the letter. State Representatives Tom Sherman and David Borden New Hampshire State Legislature By e-mail Dear Tom and David: I am writing regarding to urge […]

Read More 0 Comments

Webster’s Abutter Information

The abutters of the proposed expansion at Webster’s at Rye have created the following information. Overview Document:  Webster Abutters Overview Mailer this group sent:  Webster Mega Build info Plan view:  WebsterRevisedPlan5.7.14ZBAHrg diagram

Read More 0 Comments

Study Information associated with 2013 Article 15 (Beach Use Committee)

Rye Beach Report 2013 findings Katy Sherman who was on the Beach Use Committee provided this summary of information she collected and is making it available for others.    

Read More 0 Comments

Why Restore the Town Hall Auditorium by Alex Herlihy, Chair Rye Historical Society

Printable version:  Town Hall Business Plan Document created by: Alex Herlihy as the Chair of the Rye Historic Society. Operational Plan – Restoration and Use of Town Hall Auditorium Alex Herlihy, Rye Historical Society Original draft submitted– 8/28/12 to town space committee Revised version below – January 28, 2013  submitted to BOS   Current occupants […]

Read More 0 Comments

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

Our Fundraising goal is $7,500. We currently have raised $1,250. Click Here to Donate More information on Plan NH Click […]

Rye Town Election Support 2019

Documents: Video of Rye office holders talking about what it takes to serve. Click Here  Recorded Video of Warrant & […]

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 […]

Legislative Forum: New Date: April 8th 6:30pm RPL

image

March 2019 Civic news Files

Rye Beach Committee Parking Presentation

February 2019 Civic News files

Diagram Showing Raised Condos at Wallis and Ocean