*ADVISORY* DOE, CITY PLANNING TO PRESENT REOPENING PLANS TO JOINT QUEENS BOROUGH BOARD AND BOROUGH CABINET
Monday, July 20
(July 17, 2020 at 10:00am)
QUEENS, NY – A joint meeting of the Queens Borough Board and Queens Borough Cabinet, chaired by Acting Borough President Sharon Lee, will hear a presentation from the New York City Department of Education (DOE) outlining its plans for reopening the City’s public schools.
In addition, the New York City Department of City Planning (DCP) will update the Board and Cabinet on the scheduled citywide restart of the land use review process, which has been suspended for months in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Also, for the borough that is home to the most number of veterans in the City, the New York City Department of Veterans’ Services (DVS) will present an overview of the latest services and priorities under its new leadership.
This meeting will be conducted virtually, with Borough Board and Borough Cabinet members participating via videoconference. The meeting will also be live-streamed to the public on the Borough President’s website at www.queensbp.org.
WHAT: City Agencies to Brief Queens Borough Board and Queens Borough Cabinet on Reopening Plans
WHERE: Public live stream at www.queensbp.org
WHEN: Monday, July 20, 2020 at 5:30 PM
WHO: SHARON LEE, Acting Queens Borough President
Members of the QUEENS BOROUGH BOARD
Members of the QUEENS BOROUGH CABINE
JAMES HENDON, Commissioner, DVS
DONALD CONYERS, First Deputy Chancellor, DOE
ALEXA WHEELER, Deputy Director, DCP-Queens
About the Borough Board
The Borough Board is chaired by the Borough President under the New York City Charter and comprised of the borough’s City Council members and the chairperson of each Community Board in the borough. The Board focuses on issues dealing with land use, development, public policy, budget, and other important matters with potential borough-wide implications. The Board hears presentations from City officials and others and, as part of the land use review process, is sometimes called upon to vote on land use questions that impact more than one Community Board District.
About the Borough Cabinet
The Queens Borough Cabinet is chaired by the Borough President under the New York City Charter and comprised of the District Managers of each Community Board in the Borough and representatives from city agencies. It focuses on city service delivery and agency responsiveness across the borough and hears presentations on these issues from City officials and others.
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