The vote to approve the grant passed with a total of 210 votes – 104 in favor, 101 against and 5 abstentions.
After the announcement of the vote, there was a bit of a kerfuffle and members interrupted the moderator during discussion of item 11 to say some people believed their votes had not been counted. Continue Reading →
In the end, 111 members opposed eliminating the $2.8 million for bump outs and 95 voted in favor of eliminating the money. Four people abstained. Continue Reading →
Over the course of two frigid nights in January, hundreds of registered Republicans showed up to the Republican Town Committee caucuses held at locations across town. Many of the existing RTC members were taken off guard at how many newcomers showed up, put their names forward as candidates, and participated in the vote. By the time the dust settled, 21 incumbents lost their seats. The first night of caucuses, 115 Republican voters turned out in district 11, about 100 more than the previous caucus. After the votes were counted, incumbents Nisha Arora and Tom Michaud lost their seats and several newcomers were installed. Continue Reading →
“I think this could be a great year for Republicans in the state. We could have a really good year, but if we push too far to the right to get candidates elected, it could really derail the process.” – Dan Quigley, outgoing RTC chair Continue Reading →
During testimony on a RTM SOMR to restore police officers to direct traffic on Greenwich Ave, residents pointed to New Yorkers speeding and disobeying traffic rules, as well as a resurgence in skateboarding on the Avenue. Continue Reading →
“We need to be placing a much higher level of importance on every tree.” – John Conte Continue Reading →