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White Plains Common Council Monthly Meetings Reports

As part of the League of Women Voters of White Plains committment to encourage an informed and engaged electorate, we "attend" (in person or via video replay) the monthly meetings 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

September 2019 Meeting of the White Plains Common Council

February 2019 Meeting of the White Plains Common Council