Roosevelt Islander Online: RIOC Board Of Directors Meeting Thursday October 28


The Roosevelt Island Operating Corp
(RIOC) Board of Directors will meet 5:30 PM Thursday October 28, via video

You can watch the Board meeting here
and ask questions or share concerns about Roosevelt Island during the opening
Public Session before the start of the meeting.
Sign up to speak here.

But be aware that RIOC Board Members and staff rarely respond to questions
during any Public Session though they sometimes address the subject during the
actual Board meeting.

Questions that could be asked – why is
David Kapell remaining
on the RIOC Board of Directors when he no longer lives on Roosevelt Island?

RIOC’s new Main Street office  is hidden behind frosted windows. What message does that send to the

Among the
Agenda Items
for the October 28 RIOC Board of Directors meeting are:

  1. Authorization to Enter into Contract with Langan Engineering for Design
    Services in Connection with the Steam Tunnel Project (Board Action Required)
  2. Authorization to Enter into Contract with the New York Community Trust for
    Public Purpose Funds Grant Program (Board Action Required)
  3. Authorization of Amendment of Public Purpose Funds Grant Expenditure for FY
    2020-21 (Board Action Required – Materials to Follow)… 

Below are RIOC Board Materials for the
Steam Tunnel Project,

authorization to contract with
NY Community Trust
Public Purpose Funds Grant Program

and approval to
reauthorize use of Public Purpose Funds

  • Roosevelt Island Disabled Association
  • Carter Burden Network Roosevelt Island Senior Center
  • Roosevelt Island Historical Society
  • Wildlife Freedom Foundation.


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