QUEENS BOROUGH BOARD TO HEAR PRESENTATION ON YOUTH AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT; VOTE ON SMOKE-FREE APARTMENTS RESOLUTION
Monday, May 9 at 5:30 PM
(May 6, 2022 at 11:20am)
QUEENS, NY –The Queens Borough Board, chaired by Borough President Donovan Richards Jr., will hold a virtual meeting on Monday, May 9, 2022, at 5:30 PM.
The meeting will include a presentation from the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) that will highlight the importance of the City’s Neighborhood Advisory Boards, which help DYCD allocate about $30 million in federal Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) funding to fight the effects of poverty through social service programs.
The presentation will also touch on DYCD’s upcoming 2022 Community Needs Assessment, which will ask New Yorkers from every corner of the City about any service gaps they experience in their communities.
The meeting will also include a Borough Board vote on a proposed resolution that calls for the landlords of existing and new apartment residential units to transition to a smoke-free apartment policy.
This meeting will be conducted virtually with Borough Board 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: Queens Borough Board to Hear from DYCD; Vote on Smoke-Free Apartments Resolution
WHERE: Public live stream at www.queensbp.org
WHEN: Monday, May 9, 2022 at 5:30 PM
WHO: DONOVAN RICHARDS JR., Queens Borough President
Members of the QUEENS BOROUGH BOARD
CANDICE JULIEN, Strategic Outreach Director, DYCD
PHIL KONIGSBERG, Founder, Bayside Smokefree Housing Alliance
EILEEN MILLER, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Bayside Smokefree Housing Alliance
LAWRENCE SAUNDERS, Queens Community Engagement Manager, NYC Smoke-Free (a program of Public Health Solutions)
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.
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