QUEENS BOROUGH BOARD TO HEAR PRESENTATIONS ON POLICE REFORM AND MASS TRANSIT ACCESSIBILITY
Monday, April 12 at 5:30 PM
(April 9, 2021 at 12:30pm)
QUEENS, NY –The Queens Borough Board, chaired by Borough President Donovan Richards, Jr., will hold a virtual meeting on Monday, April 12 at 5:30 PM.
The meeting will include a presentation from the Office of the Mayor of New York City regarding the City’s efforts to reform the New York City Police Department (NYPD).
In addition, the New York City Department of City Planning (DCP) and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will deliver a presentation on “Elevate Transit: Zoning for Accessibility,” a proposed citywide zoning text amendment that would allow the MTA to work more efficiently with private developers to better achieve accessibility throughout the transit system for people with disabilities. The presentation will provide details on the proposal and how it would work to increase opportunities to create accessible transit stations in Queens.
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 Presentations on Police Reform and Mass Transit Accessibility
WHERE: Public live stream at www.queensbp.org
WHEN: Monday, April 12, 2021 at 5:30 PM
WHO: DONOVAN RICHARDS, JR., Queens Borough President
Members of the QUEENS BOROUGH BOARD
JAMILA PRINGLE-FYNES, Assistant Commissioner, NYC Office of the Mayor
ANGELA BELLISIO, Associate Transportation Planner, DCP
MUNSUN PARK, Senior Planner, MTA Real Estate
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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