May 6, 2008
With the recent experience of New Orleans in mind, Council Member Garodnick summoned climate change experts to share their findings about the City’s vulnerability to a major storm, and the possible infrastructure investments the City could make to protect itself.
May 6, 2008
Over 20 of the city’s cultural institutions introduced their educational programs to East Side public school principals at Council Member Garodnick’s second annual Cultural Education Forum.
May 2, 2008
Council Member Garodnick took part in a forum at the Stein Senior Center, where he discussed his concern about proposals from the Department for the Aging to overhaul senior centers and the Meals on Wheels program.
Apr 15, 2008
On May 5, Council Member Garodnick will bring together over a dozen City agencies and community organizations for a Senior Housing Forum.
Apr 11, 2008
In light of the recent revelation that taxpayer dollars were being held in the City budget under the names of fictitious organizations (a process kept secret even from members of the Council), Council Member Garodnick and Council Member David Yassky immediately introduced a four-point plan to begin shining more sunlight on the budget process.
Apr 3, 2008
Borough President Scott Stringer and Council Member Garodnick fielded questions on everything from congestion and quality of life concerns to Major Capital Improvements and tenants rights, at a town hall for residents of Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village.
Mar 31, 2008
At the annual silent auction fundraiser to benefit P.S. 116, Council Member Garodnick was honored by the Parents’ Association with the PRIDE Award, for “Promoting Responsibility, Interest and Direction in Education.”
Mar 12, 2008
After weeks of discussions and years of hard work, Council Member Garodnick announced an agreement with the East River Realty Company (ERRC) on the rezoning of over nine acres of First Avenue from 35th to 41st Streets.
Feb 27, 2008
The City Council unanimously passed a bill sponsored by Council Member Dan Garodnick that allows tenants to sue their landlords for harassment in Housing Court.
Feb 21, 2008
Council Member Garodnick, along with a coalition of elected officials and civic groups, kicked off a campaign for a much-needed waterfront park on the East Side.