Freedom of Information Law (FOIL)

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Rental Information:

Rye Town Park sits on the Long Island Sound, just south of Playland Park. The pavilions offer scenic views both day and night with an added bonus of Fireworks on Friday nights, beginning after 4th of July! The Pavilions and beach grills are avilable to rent seven days a week, except for major holidays.

For Reservations:
Phone: (914) 967-0965

Email our Parks Deptarment: RyeTownPark@townofRyeNY.com

Contact Information:

Tyler Technologies: (914) 881-4533

 McCarthy Consulting (Monitor): Email

Assessment Department: (914) 939-3566

Supervisors Office: (914) 939-3553

New York State Property Tax & Assessment Administration Website

Power Point Presentation Regarding March 2020 Preliminary Change of Assessments & Informal Reviews

Contact: Court Clerk Anne Capeci

Phone: (914) 939-3305

Email

Please call the office of the Court Clerk in advance before coming in person.

Please be advised that the schedule is subject to change

FOIL - Freedom of Information Law

If you would like to file a Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) Request -  

Form should be filled out & Mailed or Emailed to Hope Vespia (hvespia@townofryeny.com) at the Town Clerk's Office.
222 Grace Church Street, 3rd Floor, Port Chester NY 10573

  • The specific information has to be requested and your contact information included on the form
  • There is a five (5) business day compliance date
  • If more time is required to gather and prepare the information, you will be notified
  • Click here to fill out the FOIL form online

Freedom of Information Law “FOIL” POLICY

The information below is supplied in connection with the Town of Rye automated FOIL intake procedure.

The Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) is part of the New York State Public Officers Law (POL) – Article 6, Sections 84 through 90. The full text of the law can be found on the New York State Website – Department of State –Committee on Open Government.

FOIL is for existing records that are maintained in some physical format. (POL §86.4 - Definitions)If a record does not already exist in a physical format, it does not have to be created. An agency is not required to answer questions or create a new recordin response to questions.

There are certain charges to the request or that are allowable under FOIL (POL §87.1(b) iii through §87c). The request or will be notified prior to the records being made available of any allowable charges that may be incurred to produce the documents. The amount will be provided in the estimated cost.

There are certain records that are exempt under FOIL (POL §87.2)

When submitting a FOIL request, the record sought must be reasonably described and the request should not be too broad. A request may be rejected that does not reasonably describe the record being sought. (e.g. “all records relating to…”). Limit each request to one set of records.

When a FOIL request is submitted, the request or will receive an email acknowledgment within 5 business days to receipt the request and indicate that they can expect to receive a response within 20 business days. The counting of the 20-day period will begin on the next business day after receipt of the request. In certain circumstances when documents cannot be provided within the 20-day time period, the request or will be provided with a projected date by which they can expect to receive the documents.

January 1, 2020 through June 30, 2020

CIVIL: Tuesday, 9:00am Judge Provenzano
CRIMINAL: Wednesday, 9:00am Judge Colangelo
VEHICLE & TRAFFIC SMALL CLAIMS: 2nd Thursday of every month, 7:00pm

July 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020

CIVIL: Tuesday, 9:00am Judge Colangelo
CRIMINAL: Wednesday, 9:00am Judge Provenzano
VEHICLE & TRAFFIC SMALL CLAIMS: 2nd Thursday of every month, 7:00pm

DISTRICT ATTORNEY AND RYE BROOK VILLAGE PROSECUTOR

District Attorney - Criminal Cases, Wednesday 9:00am

January 8, 22
February 5
March 4, 18
April 1, 15
May 6, 20
June 3, 17
July 1, 15
August 5, 19
September 2, 16
October 7, 21
November 4, 18
December 2, 16

Village of Rye Brook Prosecutor - Wednesday 9:00am

January 15, 29
February 12, 26
March 11, 25
April 8, 22
May 13, 27
June 10, 24
July 8, 22
August 12, 26
September 9, 23
October 14, 28
November 25
December 9, 23

Parking and Beach Access Fees For Rye Town Park

The park and beach are open to the general public.  You don’t have to be a resident to use the park.  Persons can pay on a daily basis or purchase season permits, which provide discounts to people planning to use the beach and park frequently.

Residents of Rye City, Port Chester, Rye Brook and Rye Neck get discounts on both daily rates and season permits.

Non-residents of these communities can also buy season permits, at higher rates.

There are three categories of permits for residents and non-residents: Senior, Single, and Family.  

Parking Only permits can also be purchased, which provide for unlimited free parking during the beach season.

Daily rates for parking and beach access are higher on weekends than weekdays.

The daytime parking rates are from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Evening parking rates run from 7 p.m. until the park closes.  Daytime beach access rates are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Late Afternoon beach access rates are from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.  Evening Beach access rates are from 7 p.m until closing. Residents are free after 7 p.m for beach access.

See the complete chart of the 2019 daily and seasonal permit rates on the permits and fees page.

Pre-Season Operations: Starting May 3rd, the permit office is open Wednesdays through Sundays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pre Season fees are charged for parking starting in April.