Jared Rice

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THE RE-IMAGINED LINCOLN AVENUE CORRIDOR (Part 1 – LINCOLN PARK)

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-+*Approximately one year ago, I convened a town hall meeting to discuss the implementation of a comprehensive plan for the Lincoln Avenue corridor. In what ended up being a spirited conversation, several important issues were raised by the few hundred people in attendance that evening. The most significant issues highlighted as immediate needs were:  1) improved… Read more »

Comprehensive Planning for the Lincoln Avenue Corridor

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-+*  With an estimated few hundred people in attendance, we hit the ground running with our first Comprehensive Plan Town Hall meeting for the Lincoln Avenue corridor. While the Comprehensive Plan is being created for the entire City of New Rochelle, I feel that it is vitally important to include a robust zoning analysis of… Read more »

Re-Election Announcement

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-+*For the past four plus years, I have been blessed to be a member of the New Rochelle City Council.  During this time, I am grateful to have made many new friends as I have worked tirelessly on behalf of my district and my city. Although much has been accomplished thus far, there is still… Read more »

The Creation of the Committee on Community Policing

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-+*I am happy to announce that at last night’s council meeting, there was unanimous support for an idea that I proposed for a committee on community policing. This 15 person committee, which will be selected by the City Manager and Police Commissioner, will be co-chaired by Cathryn Lavery, PhD., Chair & Graduate Coordinator for the Department… Read more »

Fall 2013 newsletter

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-+*I am proud to have been able to work on numerous projects that have contributed to the well being of our community. The following newsletter highlights some of this work. Stay tuned for more updates as I seek to keep our district and city informed about issues that affect us all. View or download here

It’s Time To Get To Work

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-+*The NY Youth Works program (an initiative led by Governor Cuomo) seeks to create opportunities for targeted groups in our society that face chronic unemployment. A result of this project is a collaboration between the City of New Rochelle, and the New Rochelle Municipal Housing Authority (NRMHA). This joint effort, along with the monies secured… Read more »

Eye on the future

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-+*As another year comes to an end, another difficult budget was passed by my colleagues and me on the New Rochelle City Council.  When considering the New York State unfunded mandates, recession induced declining revenues, and a diminishing property tax base largely created by individual property reassessments, it becomes that much harder to provide the… Read more »

New Job Creation Opportunities

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-+*Despite the challenges associated with running a local city government such as New Rochelle, results can be achieved if the right teamwork is present.  With so many issues to deal with at any given moment, it is often best to combine them into one workable solution.  With that being said, I am happy to announce… Read more »