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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Meet Shelton Haynes, RIOC's COO

Re-Introducing RIOC - New Faces and New Places

Read about his career, his leadership style and plans for the capital program by clicking here.

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

PSD Fields Questions About New Permitting Guidelines

Re-Introducing RIOC - Transparency

On September 19th, the Public Safety Department (PSD) held its first-ever Meet and Greet event to introduce the public to the new permitting team of Stephanie Patino and Lieutenant Wanda Coleman. All of Roosevelt Island’s permitting needs are now handled ...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

U.N. General Assembly May Affect R.I. Bridge

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The U.N. General Assembly will be in session from September 22, 2019 - September 28, 2019. The bridge will open on demand from 6:00AM - 8:00PM. Please be advised that each opening should take anywhere from eight (8) to twelve (12) minutes to be completed....

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

Re-Introducing RIOC: Serving the Community

Re-Introducing RIOC - Serving the Community

The Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC) was created in 1984 by the State of New York as a public benefit corporation with a mission to plan, design, develop, operate, and maintain Roosevelt Island. RIOC is committed to providing services that en...

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Bollards Now In Place on Eastern Promenade

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On Friday, September 13, barriers and signage were placed along the eastern promenade to prohibit vehicular traffic from entering the area. Emergency vehicles will still have access. Official RIOC vehicles will have to obey a ten mile per hour speed limit...

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

RI Youth Soccer Fall Enrollment is Open!

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

RIOC Allows Crown Castle to Resume Work September 16

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After an extensive examination of Crown Castle’s pedestrian and traffic safety plan, RIOC has decided to allow the company to resume its work on Roosevelt Island on Monday, September 16, 2019. Pedestrians and drivers should be mindful of signs pointing ou...

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Posted on: September 12, 2019

Anthony Amoroso Joins PSD as Deputy Director

Anthony Amoroso Becomes New Deputy Director of PSD

On Monday, September 9, 2019, Anthony Amoroso became the new Deputy Director of the Public Safety Department (PSD). He fills the former role once held by current PSD Acting Chief Kevin Brown. Director Amoroso is a resident of Monroe, New York, but grew up...

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Posted on: September 12, 2019

New Seawall Post and Railing Project Completed

ReIntroducing RIOC Capital Projects Seawall

On Monday, September 9th, RIOC officially declared the Seawall Railing Replacement Project completed. The project, which was approved by the RIOC board back in August 2017, called for the installation of 1,658 new railings and 829 new posts. The posts tha...

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

Octagon Field is Still Closed

Octagon Field is Still Under Construction

Please keep in mind that although Octagon Field may be near completion, it is still a construction site. Please do not attempt to enter the area. RIOC will send out an advisory when the field is ready for use. Please report any unsafe conditions or trespa...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

PSD Now Handles All Permits

PSD Now Handling All Permits

All RIOC permits are now being handled by the Public Safety Department (PSD). Anyone looking to apply for a permit is encouraged to begin the process by visiting the Permits page on our website: https://rioc.ny.gov/283/Permits. All permit questions should...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Gretchen K. Robinson Named New RIOC VP, General Counsel

Re-Introducing RIOC - New Faces and New Places (2)

(September 6, 2019 – ROOSEVELT ISLAND, NY) At its monthly board meeting on September 5th, the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC) voted to appoint Gretchen K. Robinson as Vice President and General Counsel of the Corporation.

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

RIOC Board Approves $40.8 Million

RIOC Board Approves $40.8 million Capital Program

(September 6, 2019 – Roosevelt Island, NY) The Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC) Board of Directors approved an ambitious $40.8 million capital program for FY 2020-2021 at their September 5, 2019 meeting. This represents an increase ...

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Posted on: September 5, 2019

RIOC's Capital Projects Tracker

Capital Projects Tracker

As part of its ongoing 'Re-Introducing RIOC' initiative, the corporation has been regularly featuring stories about its people and the various projects that play a role in RIOC's mission to serve the public. Transparency in government is one of Governor A...

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