The Rye Town Court is located within the Village of Port Chester and has jurisdiction in Port Chester, Rye Brook and…More the Rye Neck section of Mamaroneck. The court has two elected justices.
Each judge sits on the bench one day a week to cover criminal and civil matters and one night per month to hear vehicle and traffic or small claim cases. Judges are on call 24 hours a day to arraign any person who has been arrested.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Crawford Park 122 N Ridge St, Port Chester, NY10573 Crawford Park contains an early 20th century mansion, hundreds of mature trees, an expansive lawn, a playground, a large…More picnic pavilion and a sunken garden. Residents of the Village of Rye Brook also use the park for soccer, tee-ball and softball.
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.
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.
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.
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.