U.S. Satellite Laboratory 32 Elm Pl, Rye, NY10580 U.S. Satellite Laboratory is a research center that conducts work for the government.
Town of Rye Supervisor's Office 10 Pearl St, Port Chester, NY10573 The Supervisor's Office manages and oversees all operations within the town, functioning much like a city manager's…More office. Rye's town supervisor is Joe Carvin, who was elected in 2007. The town supervisor is part of the five-member Town Council that governs the city and implements laws and ordinances.
The Village Board consists of five members: the mayor and four trustees. Many of the staff involved in the village's…More governing process is made up of unsalaried volunteers. This includes the mayor, the board of trustees, and the village boards, committees, commissions and councils. </p>
<p>Rye Brook operates under the village law, general municipal law and local finance law, as well as the Municipal Home Rule and the Statute of Local Governments, which grants home rule power.</p>
<p>The mayor and chief executive officer governs the village along with a board of trustees, who in turn appoints the village administrator. The administrator supervises all village operations through the department heads and according to the law.</p>
City of Rye City Manager's Office 1051 Boston Post Rd, Rye, NY10580 The City Manager's Office oversees the city's operations and the operations of all departments within Rye's city…More government. The city manager also prepares the tentative budget, hires personnel, and provides regular and special reports to the council, while simultaneously working with city officers, boards and commissions appointed by the council. Since the city manager is also appointed by the City Council, the council can replace him or her at any time.
City of Rye Corporate Counsel 1051 Boston Post Rd, Rye, NY10580 The Corporate Counsel leads the City's Department of Law. The law department supervises and directs the legal matters of…More the city, providing legal advice to the mayor and council, city manager, all boards, commissions, departments, offices and agencies of the city.
City of Rye Finance/Tax Department 1051 Boston Post Rd, Rye, NY10580 The City of Rye's Finance Department manages the city's finances. This includes cash management and investments, budget…More control, accounts receivable and payable, auditing, payroll, risk and debt administration, parking violation processing, tax billing and collection, and financial reporting.
City of Rye Assessor's Office 1051 Boston Post Rd, Rye, NY10580 The Assessor's Office keeps records of all property within the limits of the City of Rye. The assessor determines the…More value, condition and taxes assessed on each piece of property in the city. The determined value is then used to figure the amount of city, county and school taxes that each property must pay.
The government of the City of Rye is run by the city manager and a city council, which includes an elected mayor and…More six council members. </p>
<p>This governing body handles various municipal duties like managing city funds and forming local laws and ordinances. They also appoint a city manager who supervises the city's 17 departments. These departments include the assessor's office, police and fire, engineering, public works, recreation, building, the planner's office, boat basin and the city clerk's office, among others.</p>
<p>City Council meetings are held in the council chambers every two weeks on Wednesday at 8pm.</p>
The Administration Department operates and handles the daily business of the government, under the direction of the…More village administrator. Some of its duties include supervising and coordinating the activities of all village departments and employees, informing the mayor and trustees of all village activities and providing recommendations, and supervising the representation of the village in affairs with employees, the public, and other government and administrative agencies.</p>
<p>The department also has budgeting duties, such as preparing the tentative budget at the direction of the mayor and the village board. It also serves as the village clerk's office, attending to various concerns of the residents, issuing legal notices related to all village business, and serving as the official record keeper for all municipal documents.</p>
The Village of Rye Brook Finance and Treasury Department is responsible for the disbursement, investment and…More accounting of all village funds. The department also prepares the annual budget, handles accounts receivable and payable, capital financings, payroll, accounting, cash management and electronic data processing.</p>
City of Rye Planning Department 1051 Boston Post Rd, Rye, NY10580 The City of Rye Planning Department is responsible for preserving and enhancing the quality of life in the City of Rye…More by assisting in the review of land development applications. This ensures that all future development abides by the city code and New York State law. The department also provides technical assistance to the City Council, city staff, and other city boards and commissions, prepares and/or oversees special planning studies and analysis, and assists Rye residents, businesses and professionals with planning-related matters.
The Clerk's Office is generally responsible for the city's record keeping. The office is also tasked with…More providing voter registration forms and absentee ballots to residents during elections. It also issues parking permits to local residents and maintains a waiting list for parking at the Metro-North Railroad station.</p>
<p>The Clerk's Office also issues marriage licenses to couples, which can be obtained anywhere from 24 hours to 60 days before the marriage.</p>
Public Works provides city services such as garbage collection, street light repairs, pothole repairs and street…More cleaning. Garbage collection begins at 7am, and the department performs street cleanings every six weeks, depending on the season. The department is not responsible for sidewalk repairs or shoveling sidewalks in front of private residences, as these duties are the responsibility of the homeowner.</p>
City of Rye Engineering Department 1051 Boston Post Rd, Rye, NY10580 The Engineering Department oversees and manages the city's sidewalk replacement program. It also handles street…More resurfacing, an effort to which the city allocates $300,000 each year. The department uses these funds to resurface three of the 50 miles of roadway in Rye. It also issues surface water control permits to residents who want to widen their driveways or install patios, and gives permits to property owners who want to change the grade of their land.
City of Rye Personnel Department 1051 Boston Post Rd, Rye, NY10580 The Personnel Department is in charge of the city's hiring and termination procedures, working with the Westchester…More County Personnel Office to ensure the city's compliance with New York State Civil Service rules. The personnel director also serves as the health insurance administrator, handles all other employee benefit plans, assists in labor negotiations and monitors compliance with employee agreements. This department is also responsible for maintaining all employee records and filing necessary reports to federal, state and county agencies.
Rye Fire Department 15 Locust Ave, Rye, NY10580 The Rye Fire Department consists of volunteer and paid firefighters. There are four fire companies within the…More department: Poningoe Hook and Ladder, Poningoe Engine and Hose, Milton Point Engine and Hose, and the Rye Fire Police Patrol. The Poningoe Hook and Ladder Company and Poningoe Engine and Hose Company are at Rye Fire Headquarters on 15 Locust Ave. The Milton Point Engine and Hose and the Rye Fire Police Patrol are located at the Milton Point Firehouse at 560 Milton Rd.
The Office of the Town Clerk is the keeper of all records for the Town of Rye. Its records go back to the…More original settlers arriving in the territory of Rye in 1660.</p>
<p>The clerk's office also issues marriage licenses, hunting licenses and fishing licenses. Dog licenses are issued to Rye Brook residents. The town clerk is also the registrar of vital statistics (birth, marriage and death) for the Town of Rye and the Village of Rye Brook. The town's inventory of vital records goes back to 1847.</p>
The Building Department issues permits for changes in the structure or construction of certain properties and pieces…More of land. These include public or private utility structures, tennis courts and other recreational facilities.</p>
<p>The department issues two kinds of permits: interior and exterior. Approval for interior permits take about two weeks, while exterior permits could take anywhere from three to five weeks. All exterior permits are subject to review by the Board of Architectural Review. Building permit fees are a minimum of $55 or $15 per 1,000 of assessed property value, whichever number is greater.</p>
The Rye Brook Recreation Department is comprised of a six-person staff that operates many recreational programs for…More various age groups including league basketball, baseball and softball.</p>
<p>The department also operates with input from the community, through the Parks and Recreation Advisory Council. The council's role is to evaluate current programs and address the needs of the community. </p>
<p>Rye Brook Parks and Recreation operates many of its programs and special events in the village parks. These parks are also available to resident groups on a permit basis.</p>
The Village of Rye Brook Building Department is responsible for enforcing both local and state building codes.…More Through proper plan review, field inspections and code enforcement, this department ensures the safety of all residents and visitors in Rye Brook.</p>
<p>Some of its duties include the responsibility to review and send building permit applications to the village board, issue building permits, demolition permits, plumbing and electrical permits, fire sprinkler permits and several others. The department also performs fire inspections on commercial properties and other real estate.</p>
The Rye Recreation Center oversees parks and park services in the city. The department offers a variety of programs…More including men and women's softball, basketball, exercise, yoga and karate. Athletic fields in Rye are made available through a rental reservation system, but approved youth leagues and department programs have priority use of these fields.</p>
<p>The Rye Recreation Center accepts cash, check and credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express), though residents are required to pay by check when paying for a program anywhere other than the Damiano Center. Check online to sign up and get immediate confirmation on certain activities. </p>
The Town of Rye Parks and Recreation Department oversees both Rye Town Park and Crawford Park, and offers…More recreational activities within the Town of Rye. </p>
<p>The Rye Town Park Commission advises the department. The commission includes Joseph Carvin, supervisor of Town of Rye; Steve Otis, Rye City mayor; Joan Feinstein, mayor of Rye Brook; Dennis Pilla, mayor of the Village of Port Chester; Douglas McKean, Rye City Commissioner, and Benedict Salanitro, Rye Town Commissioner.</p>
The Assessor's Office appraises and determines the value of all property within the Town of Rye. The town's assessor…More is Mitchell Markowitz, who works in conjunction with a six person staff, including a property appraiser and two assessment clerks.</p>
<p>The office assesses parcels within Mamaroneck, Rye Neck, Port Chester and Rye Brook. It also assesses property within the school districts of each of these villages. The estimated full market value of the town, according to the Assessor's Office, is more than $8.8 million.</p>
The Town of Rye Tax Office services the Villages of Port Chester, Rye Brook, Mamaroneck and the County of…More Westchester. School district taxes are levied and collected for all three Villages, while the office also levies and collects village taxes for Port Chester and Rye Brook.</p>
<p>For the 2008 tax year, over $157,000,000 in taxes were levied for all jurisdictions. The tax receiver is Nicholas C. Mecca, who has long worked in the clerk's office as an intermediate clerk and records management clerk. The deputy receiver is Carol Truance. John Michael Concha and Theresa Mitchell are the tax aides.</p>
Marshlands Conservancy Boston Post Rd, Rye, NY10580 Marshlands Conservancy is a 173-acre wildlife sanctuary composed of diverse habitats, including forest, meadow, salt…More marsh and shore. The Conservancy features three miles of trails and one-half mile of shoreline along the Long Island Sound. Located along the Atlantic migratory flyway, Marshlands is an excellent bird watching location, with more than 230 species sighted. The site also hosts educational nature study programs, hiking, walking, birding and cross-country skiing.
The City of Rye Boat Basin is located at the northernmost part of Milton Harbor in the western section of the Long…More Island Sound. Equipped to house boats of various sizes, the Boat Basin has about 425 summer slips in the water and also stores trailered boats on land. In the winter, the Basin is capable of storing about 175 boats on land and an additional 25 boats in a de-iced winter wet area.</p>
<p>The facility is open to non-Rye residents, which make up about 30% of the Boat Basin population. However, non-residents pay a higher annual mooring fee and do not take priority on the waiting list.</p>
<p>Though it is owned by the City of Rye, the Boat Basin must generate its own revenue to fund operations. </p>