October 2019 Meeting of the White Plains Common Council

October 2019 Meeting of the White Plains Common Council


At its October 7, 2019 meeting the White Plains Common Council:

  • Further continued a hearing on changing the zoning of 52 North Broadway until December 2.
  • Approved several capital projects and the associated borrowing.
  • Accepted a $100,000 grant for counter terrorism training and equipment, one for $40,000 for the Clubmen Higher Aims Program, and a $90,000 gift for various youth programs.
  • Amended the budget of the RESTORE program which provides financing to homeowners for emergency repairs.
  • Made adjustments to some utility easements.
  • Tabled a change to the parking law which would allow metered spots on Hillside Terrace.
  • Held a hearing on the redevelopment of the YMCA building on Mamaroneck Avenue.

At the Citizens to be Heard session before the meeting people spoke about:

  • Overdevelopment near the Purdy Hill neighborhood 
  • Health benefits for retired firefighters
  • The Good Counsel development
  • Allowing 12-hour parking on Hillside Terrace

Submitted by LWVWP Board Member Clifford Blau

The calendar of upcoming meetings for the various boards and agencies can be found at https://www.cityofwhiteplains.com/853/Common-Council-BoardsCommissions-Mtgs-Ca

Meetings and Citizens to be Heard can be viewed at http://whiteplainsny.swagit.com/live/ or on your government cable access channel.

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