Why RIOC’s Thursday, April, 2021,Board Meeting Is Significant…

On Thursday, RIOC’s April board meeting for this year includes agenda items of considerable public interest. The board looks at Public Purpose Fund grants for 2021, plus an amendment for their cloaked coronavirus testing site. The meeting streams on Zoom, live, at 5:30 p.m.

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What happened to 2021 PPF grants? Why did RIOC turn out the lights?

2021 PPF grants — Public Purpose Funds allocated by RIOC — disappeared after we exposed a deliriously bad distribution plan. Making matters worse, RIOC’s alleged Communications Department zipped its lip.

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12 Good Reasons Why RIOC Public Purpose Funds Are A Big Mess

RIOC’s Public Purpose Funds mess is a natural outgrowth of profound laziness, official indifference to fairness and clinging to personal agendas. These 12 good reasons are those seeking grants. The nonprofits work hard and even harder at presenting their appeals, but the RIOC/Common Council pairing fails at living up to their efforts.

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Poor judgment again leads the way in PPF recommendations

The Roosevelt Island Common Council’s public purpose fund recommendations for 2021 are riddled with poor judgment. So much so, anyone could have drawn straws at random and done better.

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