District 22

Costa Constantinides

Astoria, East Elmhurst, Jackson Heights, Woodside

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

October 7, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen 
718-274-4500

Boulevard Gardens to Get Long-Awaited Traffic Light at Hobart Street and 30th Avenue

Announcement Fulfills Longtime Promise to Create a Safer Woodside
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Astoria, NY — Council Member Costa Constantinides and Assembly Member Brian Barnwell today joined with the Boulevard Gardens community to announce that a long-sought traffic light will be installed at Hobart Street and 30th Avenue.

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

September 25, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

City Council Enacts Bills Promoting Clean Energy and Pollution-Free Safer Streets

Legislation Will Promote Renewable Energy Storage, Overnight Deliveries

New York City Hall — The New York City Council today passed several bills as part of Climate Week that will significantly help advance the Big Apple’s historic sustainability goals.

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

September 20, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

Constantinides Statement on MTA’s Delayed Decision to Install Elevator Station Service in Astoria

Astoria, NY – Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22, issued the following statement on the MTA’s announcement that Astoria would get elevators at only two subway stations under its new capital plan:

“The train is pulling into the station too late here.

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

June 27, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

Astoria, NY – Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22, issued the following statement on the United States Supreme Court’s decision to block the citizenship question from the 2020 sentence as well as its ruling on gerrymandering:

“While
I’m relieved to see the Supreme Court block the Trump administration from
adding the citizenship question to next year’s census, this should have never
been an issue in the first place.

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

June 19, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

Constantinides Announces New York City Budget that Fulfills Educations Plans, Strengthens Sustainability and Makes New Investments in District 22

Astoria, NY — Council Member Costa Constantinides announced budget victories for Western Queens that will enhance schools, embolden efforts to fight climate change, and make streets safer.

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

June 10, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

Three Bills Would Lay Groundwork for Renewable Energy, Wastewater Treatment on the Island

Astoria, NY — Council Member Costa Constantinides, Chair of the Committee on Environmental Protection, joined with environmental leaders and criminal justice reform advocates in western Queens today to announce a three-bill legislative package to transform Rikers Island into a model for green infrastructure. 

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Council Member Costa Constantinides 
Keynote Address at DC37, AFSCME Earth Day Expo
125 Barclay Street, April 13
Remarks as Prepared for Delivery

Good afternoon!

I am so happy to celebrate Earth Day today with the amazing, hardworking women and men of DC37. A City is nothing without its people.

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

March 29, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

Council Members Introduce
Bill to Combat Marine Debris Plaguing NYC Waterways

Would Establish Office of
Marine Debris, Putting Resources Behind Traditional Volunteer Efforts

Astoria,
NY —
Council
Members Costa Constantinides and Eric Ulrich today announced new legislation to
significantly clean up marine debris on New York City beaches, particularly
targeting derelict boats around Jamaica Bay.

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

March 25, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

District 22 Participatory Budgeting Ballot Released

Enables Citizens to Decide How $1 million in Discretionary Funds
Are Spent

Astoria,
NY —
Council
Member Costa Constantinides today announced the proposed public works for this
year’s Participatory Budgeting ballot.

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