Third in a series of regional town halls slated for Tuesday, November 9 at 6:30 PM

QUEENS, NY – As part of an effort to address outstanding issues impacting the residents of Northeast Queens, Borough President Donovan Richards Jr. will hold the third in his series of regional town hall meetings on Tuesday, October 19 at 6:30 PM.

The town hall will take place on the lower level of the Student Union Building on the campus of Queensborough Community College in Bayside and will feature representatives from City agencies like the New York City Police Department, the New York City Housing Authority, the New York City Department of Sanitation, and others. The representatives will listen to concerns raised by the community members in attendance and work to correct any problems brought up.

Borough President Richards, representatives from Community Boards 7, 8, and 11, and local elected officials will also be in attendance to gather feedback on local issues from the Northeast Queens community.

The November 9 town hall is co-sponsored by State Senator John Liu, State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky, Assembly Member Edward Braunstein, Assembly Member Nily Rozic, Assembly Member David Weprin, Council Member James Gennaro, Council Member Barry Grodenchik, Council Member Paul Vallone, and Council Member Peter Koo.

All those who wish to attend the town hall must present proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or the results of a recent negative COVID-19 test. Masks will have to be worn at all times during the event.

Due to space constraints, members of the media who plan to attend must RSVP via email at [email protected] or via phone at 718-286-2640. Members of the general public who wish to attend should RSVP at www.queensbp.org/rsvp.

Borough President Richards previously held town halls for Northwest Queens on September 22 and Southeast Queens on October 19. He will hold a Southwest Queens regional town hall in the near future.

WHAT:         Borough President Richards to Host Northeast Town Hall

WHEN:         Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 6:30 PM

WHERE:       Student Union Building (lower level) at Queensborough Community College, 222-05 56th Avenue in Bayside

WHO:            DONOVAN RICHARDS, Queens Borough President

                        Representatives from City agencies

                        Representatives from Community Boards 7, 8 and 11

                        Elected officials and community leaders

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