Category Archives: New Rochelle

Agreement Reached on City Yard Relocation

New Rochelle’s Public Works facility, City Yard, has been located on Echo Bay for generations. The presence of sanitation vehicles and equipment at this site has been the primary obstacle to redevelopment of our waterfront. Several years ago, the City commenced a search for an appropriate and affordable relocation site for City Yard, ultimately settling … Continue reading Agreement Reached on City Yard Relocation

Environmental Update: Solar Energy Explored for City Hall

The City of New Rochelle is applying for a grant from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) which would help defray the cost of installing a photovoltaic power generation system at City Hall. We estimate that solar power would reduce our energy costs by roughly 15%, allowing the City to pay … Continue reading Environmental Update: Solar Energy Explored for City Hall

Lowey Secures Additional Funds for Davids Island

The exceptionally high cost of environmental remediation on Davids Island has been among the principal obstacles to development. Last year, Congresswoman Nita Lowey secured $1.5 million for clean-up expenses. In just the past few weeks, Rep. Lowey followed up with an additional $4 million. Although several years (at least) of work and discussion remain before … Continue reading Lowey Secures Additional Funds for Davids Island