BLAST FROM THE PAST: Noam Bramson's Vision for New Rochelle from 2006

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Bramson 2006 Vision-Leadership Invitation

In September 2006, then-appointed New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson held a fundraiser to launch his first campaign for Mayor in his own right. The invitation contains a list of goals -- some attained, some not and some outdated.

BUILDING A NEW CITY

A Resurgent Downtown With New Housing, Shops, Restaurants and Retail Streetscape
Improvements On North Avenue & Other Major Arteries
Free Wireless Internet Access In Our Central Business District
Enhanced Architectural Standards For Our Emerging Skyline

PRESERVING OUR HERITAGE

Rehabilitate Historic Main Street Facades
Renovate Our War Memorials & Historic Monuments
Recognize Sites & Structures With Historic Significance
Adopt Zoning To Encourage Historic Preservation

PROTECTING OUR ENVIRONMENT

Expand Protections For Open Space & Parkland
Reduce Energy Consumption & Adopt Green Building Standards
Improve Water Quality In Long Island Sound
Create A Bicycle & Pedestrian Friendly Community

RECLAIMING OUR WATERFRONT

Create A New Public Shoreline Promenade
Introduce Parkland, Housing and Shops on Echo Bay
Establish Pedestrian Links Among Our Waterfront Parks
Restore Sensitive Aquatic Habitats

INVESTING IN OUR NEIGHBORHOODS

Promote Safety Through A New Traffic Calming Program
Beautify Public Spaces And Neighborhood Amenities
Adopt Zoning To Preserve Neighborhood Character & Prevent Overgrowth
Improve Our Storm Water Infrastructure To Prevent Flooding

BRINGING US TOGETHER

Encourage Community Service Through New Volunteer Initiative
Offer Opportunities To Young People With Mentoring & Training
Enhance Coverage Of Community Events On Improved NRTV
Provide Better Communications & Information From City Hall

How do you think Noam has done so far, 8 years later?

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