News Room News releases from the City are listed here in chronological order, starting with the most recent release. Releases can be searched by topic or date. Releases reflect current events at the time they were published. Some information may have changed. Results RSS Feed April 29, 2016 News Release - Public Meeting for May 10, 2016 (Friday, April 29, 2016) - The following public meeting is scheduled for May 10, 2016. Categories: Boards & Commissions April 28, 2016 Motorist Advisory - Merrill Street Closure Extended The Monroe County Pure Waters Pump Station Upgrade Project will continue to affect traffic at Merrill Street and Lake Avenue. Categories: Streets, Sidewalks and Infrastructure News Release - Mayor Warren Kicks Off Comprehensive Plan Update Process, New Mayor’s Advisory Council (Thursday, April 28, 2016) – Mayor Lovely A. Warren has begun the process of updating the City’s Comprehensive Plan—a document intended to guide future development. The Mayor plans to include a significant public participation component in the process. Categories: Real Estate/Housing/City Property, Streets, Sidewalks and Infrastructure, Downtown, Zoning and Planning, and Projects and Initiatives April 26, 2016 News Release - Kites to Take Flight Over Ontario Beach Park this Sunday Mayor Lovely A. Warren invites the public to enjoy a favorite rite of spring and celebrate the art of kite flying. The City of Rochester’s Kite Flight Celebration at Ontario Beach Park will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, May 1. Categories: Things To Do April 25, 2016 News Release - Mayor Lovely Warren Announces Second Round of 2016 Owner-Occupant Roofing Program (Monday, April 25, 2016) – Mayor Lovely Warren has announced that the application period for the second round of financial assistance for roof replacement of owner-occupied single-family homes in the city of Rochester opens today, April 25. The $1.7 million 2016 Owner-Occupant Roofing Program started in January and is split into two rounds of funding. Categories: Community and Youth Programs April 22, 2016 News Release - Mayor Lovely A. Warren, The Coca-Cola Company Celebrate Winners of Flour City Blooms Earth Day Rain Barrel Competition (Friday, April 22, 2016) – Four local classrooms were honored today at City Hall for their winning rain barrel designs at the culminating celebration of the Flour City Blooms Earth Day Rain Barrel Competition hosted by the City of Rochester and The Coca-Cola Company. Categories: Community and Youth Programs, and Projects and Initiatives News Release - Public Meetings for week of May 2-6, 2016 (Friday, April 22, 2016) - The following public meetings are scheduled for the week of May 2 through May 6, 2016. Categories: Boards & Commissions April 21, 2016 News Release - Mayor Warren to Welcome the New American City Conference to Rochester The CityAge Conference has selected Rochester as the host city for its 2016 summit on “The New American City”, Mayor Lovely A. Warren announced today. Categories: Downtown News Release - City of Rochester Public Market Food Truck Rodeos to Begin on Wednesday, April 27 The City of Rochester Public Market will host its first Food Truck Rodeo of the 2016 season from 5 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, April 27. Local mobile food vendors will offer creative cuisine and comfort food accompanied by live music by the Dirty Bourbon Blues Band. Categories: Things To Do, and Public Market April 20, 2016 News Release - Mayor Warren Invites Community to City Hall to Discuss City’s 2016-17 Fiscal Year Budget (Wednesday, April 20, 2016) – Mayor Lovely Warren will lead a facilitated work session to obtain community input on the City’s 2016-17 budget at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 21 in the City Hall Atrium, 30 Church St. Categories: Education, Community and Youth Programs, Fire Safety, Jobs, Budget and Finance, Library, Crime Prevention, and Recreation Centers April 15, 2016 News Release - Public Meetings for week of April 25-29, 2016 (Friday, April 15, 2016) - The following public meetings are scheduled for the week of April 25 through April 29, 2016. Categories: Boards & Commissions News Release - Mayors Warren and Brown Wager Signature Dishes Over Sunday’s RazorSharks, 716ers Basketball Game (Friday, April 15, 2016) — Rochester Mayor Lovely A. Warren and City of Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown have made a friendly wager over the outcome of the Western New York rivals Rochester RazorSharks and Buffalo 716ers playoff game this Sunday. Categories: April 13, 2016 News Release - Mayor Warren Declares Rochester’s Future as Bright as it’s Past in 2016 State of the City Address (Wednesday, April 13, 2016) – Rochester’s path to future success is built on the foundation of a proud history, which should inspire the decisions of the present, Mayor Lovely A. Warren declared in her State of the City Address today Categories: Reports and Studies April 12, 2016 News Release - Public Meetings for week of April 18-22, 2016 (Tuesday, April 12, 2016) - The following public meetings are scheduled for the week of April 18 through April 22, 2016. Categories: Boards & Commissions News Release - Mayor Warren Launches Community Survey to Guide Future Neighborhood Revitalization in Rochester (Tuesday, April 12, 2016) – Mayor Lovely A. Warren announced today that the City will evaluate the outcomes and impact of the Focused Investment Strategy (FIS) community development program with a survey available on the City’s website as well as a paper version available at ten sites throughout the city. Categories: Code Enforcement, Quality of Life, and Projects and Initiatives 1234567891011121314 2Next > Help us improve our site. Take a short survey about our search engine.