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New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson will give his State of The City address Feb. 28 at the Davenport Club.
New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson will give his State of The City address Feb. 28 at the Davenport Club. Photo Credit: noambramson.org

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. – In one week, New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson will deliver his eighth State of the City address. What do you hope Bramson will discuss in his speech? Vote in our poll or comment below with your ideas.

Bramson will deliver the State of the City at 7:45 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Davenport Club, 400 Daveport Ave.. The annual event is sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce of New Rochelle. Dinner tickets are available for purchase through the chamber for $35 in advance and $40 at the door.

For more information, including event sponsorship or to purchase tickets, contact the chamber at 914-632-5700 or email the chamber Executive Director Eli Gordon at egordon@newrochellechamber.org .

We asked readers what they wish Bramson would discuss in his speech. Reader Joyce Furfero responded on The New Rochelle Daily Voice Facebook page , “I want to hear that (1) the City is cutting the Gordian knot with Good Profit Works and giving the Veterans the opportunity to develop the Armory, (2) the City has given Forest CIty Ratner the heave-ho and will look for a respectable, responsible developer for the "waterfront" property soon to be freed up by the removal of the City Yard, and (3) the City has fired Deborah Newborn and eliminated the useless position of Sustainability Coordinator!”

Reader Denise Pagano Ward said, “I'd like him to explain his responsibility for my real estate taxes doubling in the past 10 years. I'd like to know how many more "fees" he plans on imposing on City residents."

What do you want Bramson to address in his speech next week? Comment below.