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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Election Of RIOC Board Of Director Nominees, Statement On Public Marijuana Smoking, Cornell Tech Integration Task Force & Celebration Of Solidarity & Diversity Among Items On Roosevelt Island Residents Association Agenda This Evening - You're Invited

The Roosevelt Island Residents Association (RIRA) Common Council will hold it's monthly meeting this evening, February 1, at 8:00 PM in the Good Shepherd Community Center (543 Main Street).

 Image Of November 30, 2016 RIRA Common Council Meeting

As always, prior to the start of each monthly meeting there is a Public Session in which residents can come and address the Common Council Delegates on any issue of concern.

Among the items on tonight's RIRA Agenda are:
  • a Government Relations Committee resolution to support election of Roosevelt Island Operating Corp (RIOC) Board of Directors nominees,
  • Public Safety Committee statement regarding marijuana smoking,
  • A Cornell Tech Integration Task Force and
  • A Statement of Solidarity with and Celebration of Island Diversity
Below is the Agenda for tonight's RIRA Meeting.

If at all possible, please arrive 15 mins early to help set up tables and chairs

Date: Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Time & Place: 8:00 pm, Church of Good Shepard, Basement

1. Public Session (please sign-in to be placed on the Public Session Speaking List)

2. Roll Call of Common Council Members

3.Adoption of Agenda

4. Approval of Minutes
a. November 9, 2016 Minutes
b. November 30, 2016 Minutes
c. January 4, 2017 Minutes

5. Treasurer Pro Tempore Report

6. President’s Report & Businesss
a. President’s Call for Standing Committee Chair, Housing Committee
b. President’s Call to Public for Treasurer
c. President’s Call for Ad Hoc Cornell Integration Task Force

7. Committee Reports

a. Public Safety Committee
i. May 16, 2016 PSC Meeting Minutes
ii. June 21, 2016 PSC Meeting Minutes
iii. September 27, 2016 PSC Meeting Minutes
iv. January 3, 2017 Meeting Minutes
v. January 31, 2017 Meeting Minutes
vi. PSC Committee Report re Public Forum
vii. Resolution to Adopt Public Safety Committee Statement re Legalities of Marijuana (Movant: Erin Feely-Nahem, PSC Committee Chair)

b. Government Relations Committee
i. Resolution to Support Election of RIOC Board Nominees (Movant: Joyce Short, GRC Chair)
ii. Motion to Fund RIOC Board Nominee Election (Movant: Joyce Short, GRC Chair)

c. Island Services Committee

d. SC&E Committee
i. SC&E Committee Report
ii. Egg Hunt Subcommittee Report

e. Budget Committee 8. Old Business
a. Confirmation of Ethics Ad Hoc Committee Membership

9. New Business
a. Discussion: RIRA Statement of Solidarity with and Celebration of Island Diversity (Speaker: Andrew Giacolone, Manhattan Park)

Roosevelt Island residents are encouraged to attend and learn about what is happening on Roosevelt Island.