Tuesday, May 19

(Monday, May 18 at 12:05pm)

QUEENS, NY – The Queens Borough Cabinet, chaired by Acting Borough President Sharon Lee, will hear a presentation from New York City’s COVID-19 “Food Czar” on the City’s efforts to stem the tide of food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) will deliver a presentation on the City’s Open Streets program, under which certain streets are closed to vehicular traffic and open to pedestrian and cyclist use to facilitate social distancing during the COVID-19 crisis.

This meeting will be conducted virtually, with 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/community-boards.

WHAT:          Borough Cabinet to be Briefed on Food Insecurity, Open Streets Program

WHEN:          Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 9:30 AM

WHERE:        Public live stream at www.queensbp.org/community-boards

WHO:             SHARON LEE, Acting Queens Borough President

Members of the QUEENS BOROUGH CABINET            

KATHRYN GARCIA, Commissioner, New York City Department of Sanitation and COVID-19 Food Czar

NICOLE GARCIA, Queens Borough Commissioner, DOT.

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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