120-55 Queens Boulevard
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The Queens Borough Board and the Queens Borough Cabinet, both chaired by Borough President Melinda Katz, will hear updates from John Young, the Queens Planning Director for the New York City Department of City Planning, regarding current planning initiatives in the Borough of Queens during a joint meeting of the Board and Cabinet on Monday, July 11, at 5:30 PM in Queens Borough Hall. Among the topics Mr. Young is expected to discuss are:
- The status of the Long Island City Core Planning Study, in which the Department of City Planning is working collaboratively with the community, other city agencies and various stakeholders in Long Island City in Community Districts 1 and 2 to develop comprehensive strategies and recommendations to promote affordable housing, economic opportunity and supporting infrastructure and services
- The status of the Flushing West Planning Study, which was recently paused by the Department of City Planning
- The current efforts to promote flood resiliency in Old Howard Beach, Hamilton Beach, Broad Channel, Rockaway Park and Rockaway Beach
- The implementation of the recently adopted Mandatory Inclusionary Housing (MIH) and Zoning for Quality and Affordability (ZQA) text amendments
WHAT: Borough Board to Vote on Proposal to Expand LIC BID
WHEN: Monday, July 11, 2016 at 5:30 PM
WHERE: Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Boulevard in Kew Gardens
MELINDA KATZ, Queens Borough President
Members of the QUEENS BOROUGH BOARD
Members of the QUEENS BOROUGH CABINET
JOHN YOUNG, Queens Planning Director, New York City Department of City Planning
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.
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.
Borough President Katz will chair a joint meeting of the Queens Borough Board and Queens Borough Cabinet on Monday, July 11, at 5:30 pm. The agenda for the meeting will be announced at a later date.