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Mayor Warren Signs the Community Choice Aggregation Agreement, Moving City Residents One Step Closer to Getting Their Electricity from Renewable Sources.

Mayor Warren Signs the Community Choice Aggregation Agreement, Moving City Residents One Step Closer to Getting Their Electricity from Renewable Sources.

As a result of this agreement, the City can choose an electricity supplier that offers lower electric rates with reduced price volatility through fixed rates and longer-term contracts. It also allows people to purchase their electricity from 100% renewable sources. This move creates market pressure to increase the supply of clean energy and reduce the demand for carbon-producing fossil fuels.…

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Mayor Warren Kicks Off Caribbean-American Heritage Month 2021

Mayor Warren Kicks Off Caribbean-American Heritage Month 2021

(Friday June 4, 2021) – Today I was joined by City Council President Loretta C. Scott to proclaim the month of June 2021 as Caribbean-American Heritage Month in the city of Rochester, kicking off with a celebration of the 24 unique cultures of the Caribbean nations.   The City of Rochester is proud of the many contributions of the Caribbean American…

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Entertainment Lineup & Activities for the 25th Anniversary Celebration of the Rochester Summer Soul Music Fest

Entertainment Lineup & Activities for the 25th Anniversary Celebration of the Rochester Summer Soul Music Fest

(Tuesday, June 1, 2021) – I am very pleased to announce that the 25th Anniversary Celebration of the Rochester Summer Soul Music Festival is taking place this summer on  August 27 and 28th at Frontier Field. As you know, last year the pandemic prevented us from celebrating. Because we’re so resilient here in Rochester, and thanks to our citizens who are protecting…

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Mayor Warren Joins City Staff, Faith and Community Representatives for First Reparations and Universal Basic Income Committee Meeting

Mayor Warren Joins City Staff, Faith and Community Representatives for First Reparations and Universal Basic Income Committee Meeting

(Tuesday, May 18, 2021) – I was joined by City Chief of Staff Brittaney Wells, Chief Equity Officer Dr. Cephas Archie and representatives from faith, community and philanthropic organizations at the City’s first Reparations and Universal Basic Income (RUBI) Committee meeting. The (RUBI) Committee is tasked with exploring the implementation of reparations and a universal basic income program for Rochester. The…

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Mayor Warren Joined Senators Samra Brouk, Jeremy Cooney and Tim Kennedy to Announce an Additional $5.4 Million Investment in City Transportation Projects Now Totaling Nearly $12 Million in State Funding for the City of Rochester.

Mayor Warren Joined Senators Samra Brouk, Jeremy Cooney and Tim Kennedy to Announce an Additional $5.4 Million Investment in City Transportation Projects Now Totaling Nearly $12 Million in State Funding for the City of Rochester.

(Monday, May 17th, 2021) — As first-year legislators, Senators Brouk and Cooney have clearly hit the ground running in Albany with a determined commitment to getting results for our City. I want to commend and thank them for working in partnership with Senator Kennedy and the members of the Transportation Committee to secure these critical funds for Rochester. By enhancing…

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