PORT AUTHORITY TO PRESENT UPCOMING AIRPORT NOISE STUDIES TO QUEENS BOROUGH BOARD

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Monday, June 15

QUEENS, NY – Borough President Melinda Katz will chair a Borough Board meeting on Monday, June 15.  The Board will hear a presentation from the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey on the upcoming “Part 150 Airport Noise Compatibility Studies” for JFK and LGA airports, as well as the newly established “Noise Office”. The Board will also vote on a zoning resolution affecting the Queens Plaza subdistrict of the special Long Island City mixed-use district.

The meeting’s official agenda is attached.

WHAT:           Port Authority Presents Upcoming Airport Noise Studies on JFK and LGA airports

WHERE:         Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Boulevard in Kew Gardens.

WHEN:           Monday, June 15th at 5:30 PM

WHO:            

MELINDA KATZ, Queens Borough President

Members of the Queens Borough Board

EDWARD KNOESEL, Senior Manager of the Environmental and Noise Programs for the Aviation Department at the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey

BARBARA BROWN and JANEY McENEANEY, co-Chairs of the Coordinating Committees for the Community Aviation Roundtable

FRED BECKER, Bright Horizons LLC

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.

 

Follow Borough President Katz via @melindakatz or www.facebook.com/queensbpkatz

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