RBCA January Monthly Meeting Cancelled

The RBCA January Monthly Meeting will not be rescheduled this month. The next RBCA Monthly Meeting will be at 7:30pm Thursday, February 1, 2018 at the Knights of Columbus. An agenda for February’s meeting will be sent out soon.

We look forward to seeing all members and guests at the meeting!

January Monthly Meeting Cancelled, Will be Rescheduled

Due to inclement weather expected tomorrow evening, Rockaway Beach Civic Association monthly meeting scheduled for Thursday, January 4, 2018 is cancelled.

 New location and meeting time to be announced soon.

Meetings are open to the public, all are welcome to attend!

RBCA January Meeting Agenda

January Meeting Agenda
Thursday, January 4, 2018
7:30pm
Knights of Columbus Hall
333 Beach 90th Street
Rockaway Beach, NY 11693

1. Pledge of Allegiance.
2. Introduction of new Secretary, Clare Hilger.
3. Vote by the Secretary to finalize the Elections of the RBCA board. (A quorum is necessary for this vote to be cast. At least 15 RBCA members must be present).
4. Guest speaker: Portia Dyrenforth Rockaway’s NYC Parks Administrator.
5. Discussion of membership drive. Please come share your ideas and suggestions.
6. Old/New business.
Meeting is open to the public, all welcome to attend!

RBCA December Meeting Agenda

 Thursday, December 7th, 2017
7:30pm
Knights of Coulmbus
333 Beach 90th Street
Rockaway Beach, NY 11693
1. Pledge of Allegiance
2. Guest Speaker: Brittany Bye, Urban Upbound, discussing community partnerships
3. Update on Rockaway Courthouse: Council Member Ulrich and Eleni Bourinaris, EDC
4. Discussion: Williams’ Transco proposal for another gas pipeline off Rockaway shores
5. Executive Board Elections: nominees are unopposed
6. Treasurer’s Report
7. Old/New Business

Meeting is open to the public, all welcome to attend!

RBCA November Meeting Agenda

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
7:30 p.m.
Knights of Columbus
333 Beach 90th Street
Rockaway Beach, NY 11693
1. Pledge of Allegiance
2. Guest Speaker: Rick Horan, 88th St Bay Breeze Kayak Launch
3. Treasurer’s Report
4. Executive Board Nominations
5. Old/New Business

RBCA is accepting worn American flags for proper retirement.
Meeting is open to the public, all welcome to attend!

RBCA October Meeting Agenda

Thursday, October 5th, 2017
7:30 p.m.
Knights of Columbus
333 Beach 90th Street
Rockaway Beach, NY 11693
1. Pledge of Allegiance
2. Rockaway Courthouse Special Meeting Update
3. Guest Speaker: Noelle Piccone, Surfrider NYC Campaign Lead for Williams Pipeline
Discussion about plans for another gas pipeline off our shores
4. Guest Speaker: NYC Mayoral candidate Nicole Malliotakis
5. SLA Application: New application Rockaway Roasters, LLC 92-06 RBB
6. Old/New Business

RBCA is accepting worn American flags for proper retirement.
Meeting is open to the public, all welcome to attend!

RBCA September Meeting Agenda

Thursday, September 7th, 2017
7:30 p.m.
Knights of Columbus
333 Beach 90th Street
Rockaway Beach, NY 11693

  1. Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Guest Speaker: Alex Zablocki, Executive Director, Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy
  3. Treasurer’s Report
  4. Old/New Business

Meeting is open to the public, all are welcome to attend!
**RBCA is accepting worn American flags for proper retirement.
**The Sept 30 RBCA/Out Rockaway 5K has been postponed due to scheduling conflicts. New date TBA

RBCA August Meeting Agenda

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017
7:00 p.m.
Boardwalk Performance Space at Beach 94th St and Shore Front Parkway
Rockaway Beach, NY 11693

  1. Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Guest Speaker: Nicole Garcia, Queens Borough Commissioner, NYC Department of Transportation. Topics: Shore Front Parkway and Beach 108th St & Rockaway Beach Blvd intersection.
  3. Old/New Business

Meeting is open to the public, all are welcome to attend! Bring a beach chair or blanket/towel!In case of inclement weather, alternate location TBA.
**Please note: RBCA will now be accepting American flags for proper retirement courtesy
of Mr. Ed Shevlin; please bring worn, faded, torn, or otherwise unusable flags to the meeting.

RBCA July Meeting Agenda

Thursday, July 6th, 2017
7:00 p.m.
Boardwalk Performance Space at Beach 94th St
Rockaway Beach, NY 11693

  1. Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Guest Speaker: Daniel Malesardi, NYS Department of Public Service presentation on the oversight of PSEG-LI electric services
  3. Beach conditions discussion: Erosion, Trash
  4. Old/New Business
Meeting is open to the public, all are welcome to attend! Bring a beach chair or blanket/towel!
Alternate location in case of rain will be 
Bungalow Bar & Restaurant
377 Beach 92nd Street
Rockaway Beach, NY 11693

RBCA June Meeting Agenda

Thursday, June 1st, 2017
7:30 p.m.
Knights of Columbus
333 Beach 90th Street
Rockaway Beach, NY 11693

  1. Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Guest Speaker NYC Councilman Eric Ulrich
  3. Guest Speaker Dr. Janie Simmons: Discussion on Opioid Addiction on the Rockaway Peninsula. Also discussion on the use of Naloxone in overdose reversal.
  4. Update on Shore Front Parkway Grants for Beautification/Planting: Beach 86th and Beach 103rd
  5. Report from the May NYC Parks preparation meeting with NYPD and Parks Enforcement Patrol (PEP)
  6. New Liquor License Application: 92-18 Rockaway Beach Blvd
  7. Old/New Business

Meeting is open to the public, all are welcome to attend!