District 22

Costa Constantinides

Astoria, East Elmhurst, Jackson Heights, Woodside

Category: Uncategorized


Constantinides Statement on SCOTUS Census Question, Gerrymandering Decisions

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. READ MORE

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

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. READ MORE

Constantinides, Rosenthal, Kallos to Introduce Renewable Rikers Act on the Future of the Island in City Council this Week

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.  READ MORE

Keynote Address at DC37, AFSCME Earth Day Expo

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. READ MORE

Council Members Introduce Bill to Combat Marine Debris Plaguing NYC Waterways

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. READ MORE

District 22 Participatory Budgeting Ballot for 2019 Released

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. READ MORE

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