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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
City Council meetings are held in the council chambers every two weeks on Wednesday at 8pm.
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.
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.
Rye Playland Beach and Pool Playland Pkwy, Rye, NY10580 The Rye Playland Beach and Pool, also known as the Government Offices County Swimming Pool, is located on the Long…More Island Sound. Part of the park complex, the outdoor pool is adjacent to the boardwalk. The pool is ten feet deep and contains seven racing lanes. The beach features an outdoor shower complex, a refreshment stand and a first-aid hut.
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 Rye Habitat Project is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising environmental awareness and encouraging…More individuals, businesses and government organizations to become "Certified Backyard Habitats" through the National Wildlife Federation. For further inquiry, visit the Rye Habitat Project Web site.
Environmental Advocacy Group of Rye 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye, NY10580 The Environmental Advocacy Group of Rye is a local organization focused on addressing environmental issues that affect…More the health and welfare of the citizens of Rye and neighboring towns. The group's goals are to identify areas of environmental concern impacting Rye, and then utilize education and awareness campaigns, government ordinances and community residents to address these issues. Monthly meetings are held at the Wainwright House.