District 22

Costa Constantinides

Astoria, East Elmhurst, Jackson Heights, Woodside

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2019 State of the District Address

Council Member Costa Constantinides 
State of the District Address
P.S. 2 — The Alfred Zimberg School, January 31
Remarks as Prepared for Delivery

Before I begin I want to thank Principal Goldman and everyone here at PS 2 for hosting us tonight. I also want to thank our City Council Queens Delegation Chair the Koz, Karen Koslowitz. READ MORE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Council of the City of New York
Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22

January 30, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

Constantinides, de Blasio administration Announce Solar Panels on Six Council District 22 Schools

Move Reflects Citywide Commitment to Reduce Its Dependence on Fossil Fuels to Significantly Decrease Carbon Emissions in the Next 30 Years

Astoria, N.Y. READ MORE

Constantinides to Introduce Bill Forcing City to Examine How Power Plants Can Be Closed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Council of the City of New York
Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22

January 8, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

Constantinides to
Introduce Bill Forcing City to Examine How Power Plants Can Be Closed

Astoria, N.Y. — Council Member Costa Constantinides, Chair of the Committee on Environmental Protection, today joined with fellow Astoria leaders and environmental activists to call on New York City to assess whether gas-fired power plants can be closed. READ MORE

Constantinides, Queens Library Celebrate Funding to Fully Renovate Astoria Branch on Hallets Cove Peninsula

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Council of the City of New York
Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22

December 14, 2018
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

Constantinides, Queens Library Celebrate Funding to Fully Renovate Astoria Branch on Hallets Cove Peninsula

Astoria, N.Y. — Council Member Costa Constantinides joined with Queens Library President and CEO Dennis Walcott on Monday to outline funding in the Fiscal Year 2019 budget that will re-envision the Astoria branch as a 21st Century learning facility for Western Queens. READ MORE

Constantinides, Elected Officials, Community Leaders Joins Parks Department to Officially Reopen Louis C. Moser Park in Jackson Heights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Council of the City of New York
Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22

October 31, 2018
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

Constantinides, Elected Officials, Community Leaders Joins Parks Department to Officially Reopen Louis C. Moser Park in Jackson Heights

Astoria, N.Y. — Elected officials, community leaders and the Department of Parks & READ MORE

Council Member Costa Constantinides Statement on Recent Events Around the Acropolis Gardens Co-Operative Complex

Since I first became a candidate for the City Council in 2013, residents have come to me with horror stories from inside the Acropolis Gardens. Though Astoria has become one of the most attractive neighborhoods outside of Manhattan, many within its walls say living conditions continued to deteriorate inside this 618-unit co-operative. I was troubled to find out earlier this month, through an article in The Real Deal, that alleged poor management by the Shareholder Board brought the Acropolis to the brink of foreclosure by a Wells Fargo-managed fund. READ MORE

Constantinides Announces More Than $290,000 in Funding to Keep District 22 Clean After Subway Shutdown’s Lingering Impact

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Council of the City of New York
Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22

August 17, 2018
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

Constantinides Announces More Than $290,000 in Funding to Keep District 22 Clean After Subway Shutdown’s Lingering Impact

ASTORIA, N.Y. — Council Member Costa Constantinides today announced a robust effort to keep Astoria’s streets clean, beautiful, and graffiti free over the next year. READ MORE

Constantinides Announces Fiscal Year 2019 Funding for Immigrant Services

The Council of the City of New York
Office of Costa Constantinides
(718) 274-4500

For Immediate Release
July 2, 2018
Contact: Terence Cullen

Constantinides Announces Fiscal Year 2019 Funding for Immigrant Services

Astoria, N.Y. — Council Member Costa Constantinides today outlined ways in which the Fiscal Year 2019 budget provides vital services to immigrant communities in District 22. READ MORE

Queens Elected Officials Send Letters to MTA

The Council of the City of New York
Office of Costa Constantinides
(718) 274-4500

For Immediate Release
February 15, 2018
Contact: Shachar Sharon

Queens Elected Officials Send Letters to MTA Opposing
Subway Station Construction Projects and Station Closures in Astoria

Astoria, N.Y. – Council Member Costa Constantinides, State Senator Michael Gianaris, and State Assemblymember Aravella Simotas today sent two letters to the MTA New York City Transit President opposing a planned subway station construction project and asking for shuttle bus service to alleviate the problems from current station closures. READ MORE

Astoria Leaders Hold Rally in Support of Muslim Community

The Council of the City of New York
Office of Council Member Costa Constantinides
718-274-4500

For Immediate Release
February 3, 2017
Contact: Shachar Sharon

Astoria Leaders Hold Rally in Support of Muslim Community

Astoria, N.Y. – Elected officials, community leaders, and hundreds of members of the public gathered today to rally in support of the large Muslim-American community in Astoria and throughout the U.S. READ MORE