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RIOC and RIRA Meet on Back to Back Evenings Last Week

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May 10, 2019

Attendees of the May 9 RIOC Board meeting were treated to a shorter meeting than usual, at just over an hour, and some remarks from board member David Kraut who commemorated his 25 years of service.

There might not be a fourth of July event on Roosevelt Island. In her President’s Report, RIOC President Susan Rosenthal explained that since the fireworks this year will be south of the Brooklyn Bridge, there will probably be no visibility from Roosevelt I...

September 30, 2018

It was only two and a half years ago that RIOC paid consulting firm Fitzgerald & Halliday $70,000 to spend 11 months finding out what the community’s vision for Southpoint Park is. A community advisory committee was created and included representatives from more than 20 Roosevelt Island organizations. The goal was to establish a vision for the park to be determined by the community. Though nothing came of the plan the community made together, it was a...

September 13, 2018

Get your hard hats ready! Island construction was the unofficial theme of the September 6 Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation Board of Directors meeting.

Some of the upcoming work will be funded by a one-time State payment of $23.9 million, compensation for the land that the Loop Road, which rings Cornell’s development, sits on. As part of his presentation of the 2018-2019 budget, RIOC Comptroller Muneshwar Jagdharry affirmed that the $23.9 million...

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