QUEENS BOROUGH BOARD TO VOTE ON FLOOD RESILIENCY TEXT AMENDMENTS AND HEAR PRESENTATION ON RANKED CHOICE VOTING
Monday, January 11 at 5:30 PM
(January 8, 2021 at 10:25am)
QUEENS, NY – The Queens Borough Board, chaired by Borough President Donovan Richards, will vote on the Zoning for Coastal Flood Resiliency (ZCFR) text amendments proposed by the New York City Department of City Planning (DCP) during the Board’s meeting on Monday, January 11, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. If adopted, the ZCFR proposal would amend the City’s Zoning Resolution in an effort to facilitate coastal resiliency, streamline post-Hurricane Sandy rebuilding and address climate-related flooding concerns.
In addition, the Board with be presented with an overview of the new Ranked Choice Voting system now in place for City elections.
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/community-boards.
WHAT: Queens Borough Board to Vote on Flood Resiliency Text Amendments and Hear Presentation on Ranked Choice Voting
WHERE: Public live stream at www.queensbp.org/community-boards
WHEN: Monday, January 11, 2021 at 5:30 PM
WHO: DONOVAN RICHARDS, Queens Borough President
Members of the QUEENS BOROUGH BOARD
ALEXIS WHEELER, Deputy Director, Queens Office, DCP
ALLIE SWATEK, Director of Policy and Research, New York City Campaign Finance Board
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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