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Monday, June 25, 2018

RIOC Board Of Directors Meeting Today - Approval Of Annual Report, New Roosevelt Island Youth Center Department, Seawall Reconstruction, Motorgate Repairs, Bike Ramp/Lane, Octagon Field Lighting Fixtures & More On Agenda

The Roosevelt Island Operating Corp (RIOC) Board of Directors will meet 5:30 PM today at the Cultural Center Theater, 548 Main Street.

(Image Of May 17 RIOC Board Meeting)

Prior to the start of the RIOC Board meeting, there will be a public comment period. Sign up here to speak at the meeting.

According to RIOC:





5:30 P.M.1

1 The RIOC Board Meeting will commence following a public comment period. The public comment period is not part of the meeting.

I. Call to Order

II. Roll Call

III. Approval of Minutes

1. May 17, 2018 Board Meeting (Board Action Required)

IV. Old Business

V. New Business 1. Presentation of RIOC's Audited Financial Statements for Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 2018

2. Approval of Annual Report for Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 2018 (Board Action Required)

3. Approval of Report on Procurement Contracts for Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 2018 (Board Action Required)

4. Approval of Report on Investments for Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 2018 (Board Action Required)

5. Approval of Property Report for Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 2018 (Board Action Required)

6. Authorization to Amend the Contract with Langan Engineering, Environmental, Services, Inc. for Design and Engineering of the Southpoint Park Seawall Reconstruction Project (Board Action Required)

7. Authorization of Architectural and Engineering Task Order for the Youth Center Renovation (Board Action Required)

8. Authorization to Amend the Contract with Architecture and Engineering Group, PC for Motorgate Garage Repairs Design (Board Action Required)

9. Authorization of Modification of the RIOC Budget for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Creating the RIOC Youth Center Department (Board Action Required)

10. Designation of Internal Control Officer (Board Action Required)

11. Authorization to Enter into Contract with Dewberry Engineers Inc. for Design Services for the Bike Ramp and East Side Bike Lane Project. (Board Action Required)

12. Authorization to Enter into Contract with Ral-Bar Electric, Inc. for On-call Electrical Services (Board Action Required)

13. Ratification of Contract with Genesee Valley Ford LLC for the Purchase of the Garbage Truck (Board Action Required)

14. Authorization to Enter into Contract with Led Solutions, Inc. for Replacement of the Octagon Field Lighting Fixtures (Board Action Required)

15. Authorization to Enter into Contract with Gryphon Construction, Inc. for Construction Services for the Youth Center Renovation Project (Board Action Required)

16. President’s Report

17. Committee Reports a. Audit Committee

b. Governance Committee

c. Operations Advisory Committee

d. Real Estate Development Advisory Committee

18. Public Safety Report

VI. Adjournment
June 25 RIOC Board meeting Agenda and Board materials here.

If you're interested, take a look at the RIOC Financial Statement and Annual Report in the June Board materials. A lot of info to digest..

Friday, June 22, 2018

Job Available With Roosevelt Island Operating Corp For Communications And Events Coordinator

How would you like to work for the Roosevelt Island Operating Corp (RIOC). The job search web site Indeed lists a position available with RIOC for a Communications and Events Coordinator.

According to Indeed:

Communications and Events Coordinator
Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation - Roosevelt Island, NY
$50,000 - $60,000 a year
TITLE: Communications & Event Coordinator

DEPT: Community Affairs

Local government agency seeks a strong writer with unbeatable organizational skills and a desire to work closely with a small NYC community.


As Communications and Event Coordinator, you will work in the agency’s Community Affairs department on many exciting projects on a daily basis. Examples include planning an Island-wide arts festival, soliciting community input on new capital projects, putting together and writing a community newsletter, meeting with local groups to discuss or promote their latest activities, and more. If you enjoy finding creative solutions to diverse challenges and having high level of autonomy, this may be the job for you....
Click here for more information and to apply.

The position was posted on Indeed 2 days ago.

Upcoming Arts Presentations At Carter Burden Roosevelt Island Senior Center - June 25 Exhibition Of Drawing & Painting And June 28 Afternoon Tea Party Poetry Reading Featuring Roy Eaton Piano Performance

Upcoming events at the Carter Burden Roosevelt Island Seniors Center (546 Main Street).

On Monday June 25, In Bloom, an exhibition of  Drawing & Painting.

On June 28, Arts In The Garden Afternoon Tea Party and Poetry Reading featuring live piano performance by Roosevelt Island resident Roy Eaton

More info on the Carter Burden Roosevelt Island Senior Center available at their web site.

Roosevelt Island Transportation This Weekend F & E Train Service To And From Manhattan This Weekend, Only 1 Tram Cabin Working & No Metro Card Machines At RI Tram Station - But NYC Ferry New Summer Schedule Has More Service

According to the MTA, there will be Roosevelt Island F Train service to and from

Roosevelt Island this weekend.


TRACK MAINTENANCE | 9:45 PM Fri, Jun 22 to 5 AM Mon, Jun 25 E Trains run via the F in both directions between W 4 St, Manhattan and 21 St-Queensbridge F Station, Queens
Remember, still only 1 Roosevelt Island Tram Cabin operating this weekend and for at least 1 more week.

And no Metro Card Vending Machines working at Roosevelt Island Tram station. Fill up your Metro Card at RI Subway or Tram Manhattan station.

There is Roosevelt Island ferry service on the Astoria Route. Here's the new summer schedule for Roosevelt Island ferry service.

Sponsored Post - Check Out Roosevelt Island Gristedes June 22 To June 28 Product Offerings, Specials & Diamond Reward Items - Fresh Sushi & Poke Bowls Too

The Roosevelt Island Gristedes Supermarket

invites you to check out their June 22 - June 28 Product Offerings, Specials & Diamond Rewards items.

Don't forget the 10% Roosevelt Island Seniors Discount on Tuesday and Sign Up for the Gristedes Diamond Loyalty Rewards Program.

And Fresh Sushi and Poke Bowls available 

at the Roosevelt Island Gristedes Cafe.

More Gristedes Supermarket information available at their web site, Facebook Page and Twitter feed

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Gorgeous Evening Sky over NYC East River Waterfront Seen From Roosevelt Island Riverwalk Rooftop