City Council Memorializing Resolutions

Memorializing Resolutions are non-binding items signed by members of City Council which amplify the voice of Council beyond its direct jurisdiction. These Resolutions aim to inform powers outside the City of Rochester, such as the New York State and Federal governments, of the will of City Council and urge them to act with Rochester in mind.  

Below is a list of the memorializing resolutions transmitted by Rochester City Council, available to download. 

2024:

 

  1. Memorializing Resolution #0001-24 - Memorializing the Governor and Members of the State Senate and Assembly to Support the Louise M. Slaughter Intermodal Station Phase II - VIEW  
  2. Memorializing Resolution #0002-24 - Memorializing the Governor and Members of the State Senate and Assembly to Enact the State Working Families Tax Credit - VIEW 
  3. Memorializing Resolution #0003-24 - Memorializing the Governor and Members of the State Senate and Assembly to Create a New York Housing Access Voucher Program - VIEW 
  4. Memorializing Resolution #0004-24 - Memorializing the Governor and Members of the State Senate and Assembly to Create a Permanent Childcare Fund to Allow for Higher Wages for Childcare workers, and to find a way to Increase the availability of Childcare Nights and Weekends - VIEW 
  5. Memorializing Resolution #0005-24 - Memorializing the Governor and Members of the State Senate and Assembly to Enhance Medicaid Coverage for Children and Expanding the Availability of School-Based Health Programs, including Mental Health - VIEW 
  6. Memorializing Resolution #0006-24 - Memorializing the Governor and Members of the State Senate and Assembly to Support the Strong Packaging Reduction and Recycling Infrastructure Act (A.5322-A/S.4246-A) and Expand the State's Bottle Bill (A.6353/S.237-B) - VIEW
  7. Memorializing Resolution #0008-24 - Memorializing the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to use its authority to recall unsafe Hyundai and Kia vehicles (2011 and 2022) which are particularly vulnerable to theft- VIEW

2023:

 

  1.  Memorializing Resolution #0001-23 - Memorializing the Governor and Members of the State Senate and Assembly to Pass Legislation Allowing Cities the Ability to Require New Police Officers and Firefighters to Reside in the City Where They Work - VIEW
  2. Memorializing Resolution #0002-23 - Memorializing the Governor and Members of the State Senate and Assembly, with a May Day, International Workers Day Resolution calling on the NY State Legislature to end prison slavery by passing the "No Slavery in NY Act (S.225/A.3412) and "Fairness and Opportunity for Incarcerated Workers Act" (A.416A/A.3481) - VIEW
  3. Memorializing Resolution #0003-23 Memorializing Monroe County Traffic Board to Support Traffic Calming Measures on Thurston Road - VIEW 
  4. Memorializing Resolution #0004-23 - Memorializing the Governor and Members of the State Senate and Assembly to Support the Monroe County Housing Advocate Pilot Program - VIEW 
  5. Memorializing Resolution #0005-23 - Memorializing the Governor sign A6843A/S1684-A, a bill amending the Emergency Tenant Protection Act 576/74 (ETP) Chapter 1974 - VIEW 
  6.  Memorializing Resolution #0006-23 - Memorializing the Commissioner of the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation to Oppose the Increase Of the Permitted Landfill Height and Extended Life of Seneca Meadows, Inc. VIEW 
  7.  Memorializing Resolution #0007-23 - Memorializing the Governor to sign the New York State Senate Bill S.1163A/A.7691 to support a community commission to study reparations remedies in New York State.  VIEW
  8.  Memorializing Resolution #0008-23 -  Memorializing the Governor and New York State Senate and Assembly Members in regards to Aid and Incentives for Municipalities. VIEW
  9.   Memorializing Resolution #0009-23 - Memorializing the Governor and New York State Senate and Assembly Members to Support A.5088/S.4266, legislation to establish a task force on missing women and girls who are Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC). VIEW